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

SUP under the moonlight

Buy SUP Basic Skills and get a free Moonlight SUP excursion

Have you always wanted to participate in a Moonlight Stand Up Paddling excursion but would like to get daytime paddling experience before venturing out at night? Then our Stand Up Paddling Package is perfect for you! The package includes a Stand Up Paddling Basic Skills class and a Moonlight Stand Up Paddling excursion. For the month of March when you purchase our Stand Up Paddling Package and use promo code freemoonlight you will get $20 off the package—essentially a free moonlight excursion when you purchase the basic skills class.  Read More

ACA Instructor Clinic

MBAC Paddling Instructors earn ACA certification

In January Mission Bay Aquatic Center hosted a Stand Up Paddle Instructor Certification Workshop led by American Canoe Association (ACA) Instructor Trainer Jose Gonzalez.  In addition to the MBAC paddling instructors, participants included paddlers of various backgrounds looking to increase their skill level of stand up paddleboard instruction.  Their dedication to learning these skills was quickly apparent when weather forced them to battle rough winds and rain throughout the week of training. Together, they powered through the conditions and proved their commitment to bring their “A-game” as an instructor.   Read More

SUP under the moonlight

Paddle under 2016’s closest supermoon

The supermoon on November 14th will not only be the biggest and brightest of 2016, but will be the closest to earth since 1948. This rare occurrence is sure to catch your eye as the supermoon rises in the east on November 13th when it will be the fullest in America.  A unique and exciting way to view this event is from the water in our Moonlight Kayaking or Moonlight Stand Up Paddling excursions. Read More