Free Life Jacket Giveaway

Kick off the summer boating season on May 19th at Safe Boating Day!

In collaboration with the California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways, we will be celebrating National Safe Boating Day on Sunday, May 19th and we hope you will join us! We will have many fun activities happening throughout the day to make sure that this summer is a fun, and more importantly, safe experience on and around the water.

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Cleanup Beach

Protecting Our Ocean: 50 pounds of trash collected at MBAC Beach Cleanup

DID YOU KNOW? There are 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic debris in the ocean.

Mission Bay Aquatic Center and 51 community volunteers cleared over 24 pounds of trash and 26 pounds of recycling during the beach cleanup on April 14th! This was one of the most memorable beach clean-ups to date with volunteers collecting some unique and unusual items!

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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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Paddling Film Festival World Tour November 8th

MBAC and Aztec Recreation host Paddling Film Festival World Tour

Meet up with the San Diego paddling community, win prizes, and enjoy a night of 2018’s best paddling films at the Paddling Film Festival on November 8th in the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union Theatre!  You’ll be inspired by nature’s powerful forces and paddling cultures around the world.  Warning: people have been known to walk away with an overwhelming amount of stoke for paddling. Read More