Be sure to leave some time in your schedule this semester for a class like no other. San Diego State University and University of San Diego students have a truly unique opportunity to learn a new watersport, meet new people, and enjoy the best outdoor experiences that San Diego has to offer, all while working towards their degree. Read More
The last days of summer camp 2017 are quickly approaching. We have had an amazing time this summer creating memories that will last a lifetime but there’s still time to fit in one last week of camp.
Ethan Pursel is a cherished camper who has been attending The Watersports Camp for six years. Ethan has high functioning autism, which requires 1-on-1 attention at all times from a dedicated inclusion counselor. Check out this avid surfer’s story, narrated by his mother, Julie, regarding his experience here at Mission Bay Aquatic Center.
Mission Bay Aquatic Center will be offering a US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling course this September. Whether you’re looking for your first experience at the helm of a powerboat, or are aiming to become a safer skipper, this course is designed to give you the knowledge and confidence you need to have the best possible boating experience. Read More
Attend our open house on Thursday, September 22, 10am-12pm or Saturday, September 24, 10am-12pm.
Every year thousands of kids attend boating and watersports programs at the Mission Bay Aquatic Center. For many this is their first experience with watersports. Most of them will continue to develop their skills in that sport as they grow. For a lot of them this development will translate to interest in other watersports, the marine environment, or the science behind it. For some, this activity will become a life skill that they will enjoy through the ages. One first grader began his experience with us when he wanted to learn to sail. He eventually became an accomplished sailor, is now teaching sailing while studying engineering at SDSU, and hopes to design better boats after graduating. We never know where these early experiences will lead. All students benefit from a group learning experience that cannot be matched in a classroom, and this is the core reason we do what we do. Read More