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Kayaking Lessons & Classes

Kayaking at MBAC

Mission Bay Aquatic Center is a great place to learn to kayak in San Diego. You will be able to learn how to kayak in the protected waters of Mission Bay. Our kayaking classes are progressive, starting with the basics and moving on to more advanced strokes and manuevers. Our kayaking program provides many options of classes and instruction for all levels. You can start with basic kayaking fundamentals in our introductory kayaking classes, develop your skills in our advanced level classes, or take to the surf in a specialty clinic.

We also offer tours and trips including a nighttime paddle under the moonlight. Whatever your kayaking skills or goals, we have the program for you!

You can save with packages!

Kayaking Classes & schedules

INTRODUCTION TO KAYAKING

This course is designed to help students become acquainted with the sport of kayaking in a calm and relaxed atmosphere.  Students will practice maneuvers and learn to safely control a sit-on-top kayak while enjoying a guided tour of Mission Bay.

Rates

Fee SDSU/UCSD Students Fee
$45.00$35.00
View the INTRODUCTION TO KAYAKING schedule
INTRODUCTION TO KAYAKING SCHEDULE
Class Runs # of Sessions Day(s) Time Enroll Online
3/4/2017 1 Sa 9:30AM-12:00PM Enroll!
3/18/2017 1 Sa 9:30AM-12:00PM Enroll!
4/1/2017 1 Sa 9:30AM-12:00PM Enroll!
4/2/2017 1 Su 9:30AM-12:00PM Enroll!
4/15/2017 1 Sa 9:30AM-12:00PM Enroll!
4/29/2017 1 Sa 9:30AM-12:00PM Enroll!
4/30/2017 1 Su 9:30AM-12:00PM Enroll!
5/13/2017 1 Sa 9:30AM-12:00PM Enroll!
5/14/2017 1 Su 9:30AM-12:00PM Enroll!
6/3/2017 1 Sa 9:30AM-12:00PM Enroll!
6/4/2017 1 Su 9:30AM-12:00PM Enroll!
6/17/2017 1 Sa 9:30AM-12:00PM Enroll!
6/18/2017 1 Su 9:30AM-12:00PM Enroll!
Advance registration required. Please register online using the Enroll link or call (858) 488-1000 to register by phone.

SEA KAYAKING LEVEL 1

Sea Kayaking Level 1 introduces kayakers to concepts and skills that are the foundation for successful coastal kayaking experiences. Participants will become familiar with sit-inside sea kayaks and touring gear. On the water practice will focus on recovery techniques and the development of advanced paddle strokes.

Rates

Fee SDSU/UCSD Students Fee
$75.00$59.00
Save $$ by purchasing this class as part of a package! See packages below.
View the SEA KAYAKING LEVEL 1 schedule
SEA KAYAKING LEVEL 1 SCHEDULE
Class Runs # of Sessions Day(s) Time Enroll Online
2/25/2017-2/26/2017 2 Sa Su 9:00AM-12:00PM Enroll!
3/11/2017-3/12/2017 2 Sa Su 9:00AM-12:00PM Enroll!
3/25/2017-3/26/2017 2 Sa Su 9:00AM-12:00PM Enroll!
4/8/2017-4/9/2017 2 Sa Su 9:00AM-12:00PM Enroll!
4/22/2017-4/23/2017 2 Sa Su 9:00AM-12:00PM Enroll!
5/6/2017-5/7/2017 2 Sa Su 9:00AM-12:00PM Enroll!
5/20/2017-5/21/2017 2 Sa Su 9:00AM-12:00PM Enroll!
6/10/2017-6/11/2017 2 Sa Su 9:00AM-12:00PM Enroll!
6/24/2017 1 Sa 9:00AM-4:00PM Enroll!
Advance registration required. Please register online using the Enroll link or call (858) 488-1000 to register by phone.

SEA KAYAKING LEVEL 2

Sea Kayaking Level 2 is designed for kayakers looking to progress the skills essential to coastal kayaking.  Topics include navigation, boat design, advanced maneuvers, and stroke refinement.  Students will participate in the planning of excursions and apply efficient touring techniques while on the water. 

Prequisite: Sea Kayaking Level 1 or equivalent.

Rates

Fee SDSU/UCSD Students Fee
$75.00$59.00
Save $$ by purchasing this class as part of a package! See packages below.
View the SEA KAYAKING LEVEL 2 schedule
SEA KAYAKING LEVEL 2 SCHEDULE
Class Runs # of Sessions Day(s) Time Enroll Online
3/4/2017-3/5/2017 2 Sa Su 9:00AM-12:00PM Enroll!
4/1/2017-4/2/2017 2 Sa Su 9:00AM-12:00PM Enroll!
4/29/2017-4/30/2017 2 Sa Su 9:00AM-12:00PM Enroll!
6/3/2017-6/4/2017 2 Sa Su 9:00AM-12:00PM Enroll!
6/25/2017 1 Su 9:00AM-4:00PM Enroll!
Advance registration required. Please register online using the Enroll link or call (858) 488-1000 to register by phone.

MOONLIGHT KAYAKING

Join us for a unique on-the-water experience. We will start with a short on-land skills session and then will launch for an amazing experience kayaking under the moon and the starts on the glassy waters of Mission Bay. 

Rates

Fee SDSU/UCSD Students Fee
$49.00$39.00
View the MOONLIGHT KAYAKING schedule
MOONLIGHT KAYAKING SCHEDULE
Class Runs # of Sessions Day(s) Time Enroll Online
3/11/2017 1 Sa 5:00PM-7:00PM Enroll!
4/8/2017 1 Sa 6:00PM-8:00PM Enroll!
5/6/2017 1 Sa 6:00PM-8:00PM Enroll!
6/3/2017 1 Sa 7:00PM-9:00PM Enroll!
6/9/2017 1 F 7:00PM-9:00PM Enroll!
Advance registration required. Please register online using the Enroll link or call (858) 488-1000 to register by phone.

YOUTH AND FAMILY PADDLE

Grab the kids and get ready for a kayaking or stand up paddling excursion and tour of Mission Bay.  Led by our friendly and knowledgeable instructors and counselors, this fun-filled time on the water will begin with a brief orientation on land followed by a tour and activities for the whole family. 

Rates

Fee SDSU/UCSD Students Fee
$49.00$39.00
View the YOUTH AND FAMILY PADDLE schedule
Advance registration required. Please register online using the Enroll link or call (858) 488-1000 to register by phone.
YOUTH AND FAMILY PADDLE SCHEDULE
Class Runs # of Sessions Day(s) Time Enroll Online

Class is currently not scheduled. Call (858) 488-1000 to schedule.

SAVE WHEN YOU PACKAGE!

SEA KAYAKING PACKAGE

Package price includes Sea Kayaking Level 1 and 2.

$129.00 Package Fee
$109.00 SDSU/UCSD Student Fee