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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Algae-based flip flops developed at UCSD

UC San Diego students produce sustainable flip flop

A new thisweek@ucsandiego article highlights the world’s first algae-based flip flop, an innovation by students and researches at the campus that could change the world. The eco-friendly footwear comes approximately two years after creating the world’s first algae-based surfboard on campus. Read More

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Paddle Green

Clean the Bay this World Oceans Day

Celebrate World Ocean’s Day and do your part to ensure clean water access by participating in the American Canoe Association’s Paddle Green Program. This Thursday, June 8th, you can do your part by coming down to MBAC for a free kayak or SUP rental and collecting trash on the water. Read More

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Beach Cleanup

Celebrate Earth Day at our beach cleanup April 17

To celebrate Earth Day we hope that you will join us for our semi-annual beach cleanup on April 17th. Every year to celebrate Earth Day we host a beach cleanup where we comb Mission Bay and Mission Beach to help contribute to keeping our beautiful San Diego backyard just that…beautiful.  Read More

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Help Us Clean the Beach November 15

One of our goals at MBAC is to give back to the community by doing our part to keep Mission Bay trash-free by by completing at least 3 beach cleanups every year as part of I Love a Clean San Diego’s Adopt-A-Beach Program. We are proud to be recognized as the official adopter of Santa Clara Point.   Read More

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cleaning up the beach

MBAC hosts biannual beach clean-up THIS SUNDAY!

Join us at MBAC this Sunday, April 19, from 9am-12pm as we partner with ILoveACleanSanDiego in our effort to clear the beach and bay of trash and debris. Bring the whole family and join students from SDSU and UCSD as we work together to protect the marine environment where we love to play. Read More

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