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

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

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