Are you interested in applying your paddling skills after learning the basics at MBAC? Both Aztec Adventures at SDSU and Outback Adventures at UCSD offer overnight outings where you can canoe or kayak on the Colorado River and continue your adventure. Read More
There is still an opportunity to get the whole family out on the water this year with our Youth & Family Classes. These classes give kids the chance to experience watersports in the camp off-season. Parents are encouraged to join in on the fun as well! 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
Over the past year wakesurfing has exploded in popularity and a number of students enjoy both wakeboarding and wakesurfing. Having to choose between taking a wakeboarding class or a wakesurfing class can be a difficult choice. It no longer has to be a tough decision with our new semester-long Wakeboarding and Wakesurfing class, which offers the opportunity to participate in both sports in the same class. Read More
The American Council on Exercise recently conducted two studies examining the health benefits of Stand Up Paddling confirming what many paddlers have assumed to be true: there are plenty of benefits to SUPing and the better you get at it, the bigger the benefit. Read More
It’s hard to believe another summer has come and gone. We hope that you enjoyed your camp experience as much as we enjoyed providing it. While our camp counselors work hard to create memories and impact the lives of campers, campers create many fond memories for our camp staff as well. Below is an open letter from our camp counselors to every camper that helped to make this summer unforgettable! Read More