MBAC NEWS

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

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

Summer's story

Summer’s SDSU Surfing Experience

Last spring SDSU biology student Summer Williams took part in one of our semester-long surfing classes. Her weekly surfing class served as a much-needed break from her otherwise stressful studies.  Originally from the Midwest, Summer never imagined that she would have the chance to learn how to surf in America’s Finest City while also earning a grade.  Read More