Gompers Academy field trip

Classroom to Coast program introduces youth to sailing and science

Science, sailing, and ocean stewardship merged together for 45 students from Gompers Academy in MBAC’s first Classroom to Coast program. The program consisted of 4 classroom visits by MBAC instructors culminating in a field trip to MBAC to learn to sail.  Each days activities were designed to promote student-driven learning and correlated with Next Generation Science Standards. Read More

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Day on the Bay event provides access to watersports

On October 8th over 100 participants with disabilities enjoyed a Day on the Bay with sun, fun and access to watersports.  At this bi-annual event, trained MBAC instructors and specialized equipment provide opportunities for people with disabilities to participate in watersports that they might otherwise never have the chance to experience.  Read More

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Join us at the US Sailing Education Zone at Extreme Sailing San Diego!

For the second year, Mission Bay Aquatic Center will be volunteering in the US Sailing Education Zone at the Extreme Sailing Series San Diego event from October 18 to October 21.  In the US  Sailing Education Zone, MBAC will join a long list of organizations whose goal is to inspire the next generation to consider STEM fields through fun, educational, and hands-on activities.

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MBAC spreads sustainable message at UCSD’s 8th Annual Meet the Beach event

Every year UC San Diego Recreation hosts Meet the Beach, a “giant beach party for UCSD’s freshmen and first year grad and transfer students.” This year Mission Bay Aquatic Center staff joined the 3,000 student celebration by distributing reusable straws in hopes of spreading awareness about plastic pollution in our oceans. Read More

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Purchase your tickets: San Diego Festival of the Arts is June 11 & 12

For the past 29 years the Torrey Pines Kiwanis has hosted the La Jolla Festival of the Arts benefiting programs that make recreation and sports activities accessible for San Diegans with disabilities possible.  This year on June 11 and 12, in its 30th year, the event is getting a new name and a new home heading to Waterfront Park in Downtown San Diego.  Read More

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