Glen Brandenburg celebrates 101 semesters of service

Glen Brandenburg, Associated Students’ Director of Facilities and Sustainability, and founder of the Mission Bay Aquatic Center, was recently recognized for his 45 years of service to SDSU and the community. Starting as a freshman in 1968, Glen’s contributions to the SDSU community include the founding of the Mission Bay Aquatic Center, and the maintenance of 500,000 sq. ft. of facilities and energy efficiency and renewable energy projects on the San Diego State University campus.

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2018 out, 2019 in

New year, new boats, new programs, same great MBAC Experience

The start of a new year is always exciting, and this year is no exception. We are stoked to share our newest additions here at Mission Bay Aquatic Center. From our brand new boats, to our shiny new lobby, to new programs for kids, 2019 is destined to be our (and your) best year yet!

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ENS Student Summer Gray

MBAC Story: ENS Student-Summer Gray

We love watching students in our ENS watersports classes grow and excel in the sport of their choice, however, there’s perhaps no greater reward than seeing the beginnings of life-long friendships and memories being made.  In this MBAC Story, we talk to SDSU Sustainability major, Summer Gray, about her experience learning to surf in a semester-long surfing class this fall. Read More

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