Instructional Clinics | Mission Bay Aquatic Center, San Diego, CA
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Instructional Clinics are a great way to increase your paddling skills or enjoy a guided outing in a short one session format. These clinics are a complimentary benefit to Paddling Members, but also available to non-members. If you are a current paddling member, please contact us for information on how to redeem your free clinic. 


Moonlight Paddling

Want to go stand up paddling or kayaking under the moon and stars? This outing takes advantage of the typically glassy conditions on Mission Bay at night. You can choose to paddleboard or kayak and all equipment is included.

Tuesday, July 12, 2022  6:30pm-8:30pm  REGISTER NOW

Thursday, August 11, 2022  6:00pm-8:00pm  REGISTER NOW

Thursday, September 8, 2022  6:00pm-8:00pm  REGISTER NOW


Sea Kayaking Qualification

Learn the basics of Sea Kayaking. You will learn wet exits and rescues, which will qualify you for Sea Kayak rentals at MBAC. Expect to get wet!

Sunday, July 10, 2022  9:00am-12:30pm  REGISTER NOW

Sunday, August 7, 2022  9:00am-12:30pm  REGISTER NOW

Sunday, September 11, 2022  9:00am-12:30pm  REGISTER NOW


Adventure Kayak

Take the next step in your coastal kayaking journey! You’ll have a chance to build on your current skills and experience unique conditions while touring parts of Mission Bay that you have not seen before. We’ll cover basic trip planning and review safety considerations before heading out into Mission Bay on an extended tour. Participation in this course requires successful completion of the Sea Kayak Qualification (wet exits & rescue techniques).

Saturday, July 23, 2022  9:00am-12:30pm  REGISTER NOW

Sunday, September 25, 2022  9:00am-12:30pm  REGISTER NOW


Course Fee: $65.00
UCSD/SDSU Student Fee: $50.00
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