MBAC NEWS

In collaboration with the Department of Boating and Waterways, we will be celebrating National Safe Boating Day on Sunday, May 20th and we hope you will join us! We will have many fun activities happening throughout the day to make sure that this summer is a fun, and more importantly, safe experience on and around the water. (more…)

In collaboration with the Department of Boating and Waterways, we will be celebrating National Safe Boating Day on Sunday, May 20th and we hope you will join us! We will have many fun activities happening throughout the day to make sure that this summer is a fun, and more importantly, safe experience on and around the water. (more…)

Celebrate Safe Boating Day on May 20th!

In celebration of National Safe Boating Week and sponsored by the California Division of Boating and Waterways we will be offering a limited number of FREE sailing and paddling safety courses on May 20th.  Space is limited so sign up soon because these classes will fill up quickly. (more…)

In celebration of National Safe Boating Week and sponsored by the California Division of Boating and Waterways we will be offering a limited number of FREE sailing and paddling safety courses on May 20th.  Space is limited so sign up soon because these classes will fill up quickly. (more…)

Register for a free Sailing or Paddling Safety Course on May 20th

We will be hosting our semi-annual Used Equipment Sale on Sunday, May 20th from 9am-12pm. If you're not already in the know, this twice-a-year sale is the perfect spot to pick up watersports equipment at unbeatable prices and be ready for a summer of fun on the water. (more…)

We will be hosting our semi-annual Used Equipment Sale on Sunday, May 20th from 9am-12pm. If you're not already in the know, this twice-a-year sale is the perfect spot to pick up watersports equipment at unbeatable prices and be ready for a summer of fun on the water. (more…)

Get your summer watersports gear at our Used Equipment Sale

If this video doesn't get you fired up for camp, I'm not sure what will.  We asked our campers, "Why do you love The Watersports Camp?"  This is what they had to say. (more…)

If this video doesn't get you fired up for camp, I'm not sure what will.  We asked our campers, "Why do you love The Watersports Camp?"  This is what they had to say. (more…)

Why our campers love camp!
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Celebrate Safe Boating Day on May 20th!
Register for a free Sailing or Paddling Safety Course on May 20th
Get your summer watersports gear at our Used Equipment Sale
Why our campers love camp!
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San Diego Festival of Arts, June 10-11

Support accessible watersports at the San Diego Festival of the Arts June 9-10

Have an amazing day AND support accessible watersports at Mission Bay Aquatic Center by attending our volunteering your time at the San Diego Festival of the Arts June 9-10 at Waterfront Park. Save 50% off tickets with coupon code: charity when you purchase in advance at sdfestivalofthearts.org/tickets/.   You can also support the cause by volunteering at the festival.  There are many opportunities to soak up the sun, work with creative, fun people and help us make this year the best San Diego Festival of the Arts to date.  Sign up for a shift at sdfestivalofthearts.org/volunteer-ljfa/.  Be sure to tell them you are supporting MBAC when volunteering.

Produced by Kiwanis and San Diego Magazine, the San Diego Festival of the Arts is an unforgettable weekend filled with art, food, craft beer, and entertainment benefiting programs for San Diegans with disabilities. The Torrey Pines Kiwanis have been supporting adaptive programming at MBAC for over 25 years.  This support provides access to watersports at MBAC for hundreds of persons with disabilities annually who would otherwise have access to participate.

The Torrey Pines Kiwanis are also the title sponsor for inclusion, which works to include kids with disabilities alongside their able-bodied peers at The Watersports Camp.  Check out the benefit of this amazing program for one camper in short MBAC Story video: Ethan’s Story at https://youtu.be/lPMbrRSFYkQ.

For more information about the festival or to purchase tickets visit sdartsfest.org!

Measuring Wind

US Sailing STEM Educator Course on May 18

Mission Bay Aquatic Center is hosting  US Sailing’s STEM Educator Course on Friday, May 18th. The Reach Educator’s Course is a one-day eight hour professional development/training opportunity for teachers and sailing instructors to learn how to implement US Sailing’s STEM program and curriculum called Reach. The Reach modules feature inquiry-based learning and engineering by design processes to provide youth with hands-on integrated learning opportunities that inspire interest in fields of study including physics, marine biology, robotics, technology and more. Modules include on the water and classroom based activities, for easy implementation in multiple settings. Read More