New fleet of Nautiques is on the way to MBAC

MBAC is proud to continue our partnership with Nautique wakeboard and waterski boats to offer instruction behind the finest tow boats available in the world. As we write this article, a fleet of five brand new Nautiques are currently on their way to San Diego that will help push the capabilities of wakeboarding at MBAC to the next level.

Complete the first step of your sailing adventure in just one weekend

We understand how busy your schedule can get so we are now offering classes in Basic Sailing and Basic Keelboat Sailing that you can complete in just one weekend! Designed as an introduction to small boat sailing and keelboat sailing (larger boats) respectively, both classes are now offered as a Saturday/Sunday- 9am-4pm option.

Save 50% with our Spring Break Surf Special

We want to make sure you get the most out of your spring break this year. While we’re sure you've been hitting the books hard, we want to see you spend your spring break out in the surf, which is why we’re offering a Spring Break Surf Special March 16-April 5. Show your current college student ID for 50% off a full-day surfboard and wetsuit rental.

2015 Summer Camp registration is now open!

t’s here, it’s here, it’s really here! Registration for 2015 season of The Watersports Camp is now OPEN and taking off!


Countdown to camp!

We know you’re counting down the days to summer and so are we! There are less than 60 days until the camp fun begins!

We are hard at work preparing to kick off another fun-filled season with new friendships, new experiences, while learning and laughing all summer long.

So pack your gear, put on your sunscreen, grab your friends, and get ready for another great season of The Watersports Camp!

If you haven't reserved your spot yet be sure to visit our website and REGISTER TODAY!

Help pick this year's camp shirt design

This year we asked students from the SDSU Graphic Design Studio to help create our 2015 camp T-shirts. The students enthusiastically accepted the challenge and came up with some really cool designs to choose from. We need your help picking the winning design!

Help us pick the winning design by choosing the T-shirt that you would like to wear this summer and throughout the year!  Your input will help select which design will be be worn by staff, CIT’s, and YOU this summer!  Vote by clicking the check mark next to your favorite design and clicking VOTE NOW below.

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MBAC hosts biannual beach clean-up THIS SUNDAY!

Join us at MBAC this Sunday, April 19, from 9am-12pm as we partner with ILoveACleanSanDiego in our effort to clear the beach and bay of trash and debris. Bring the whole family and join students from SDSU and UCSD as we work together to protect the marine environment where we love to play.


Work at the beach this summer!

If you are looking for a great summer job and believe you have what it takes to be part of a hard-working and motivated team, then we may have the perfect position for you. MBAC is currently hiring instructors, youth camp counselors, as well as some other positions for our upcoming busy summer season.

Mission Bay Aquatic Center is a great place to gain valuable experience and many of the skills that you will learn will carry over to any career path. Some of the many benefits of working at the aquatic center include watersport equipment rentals, free watersport classes, and working with a great group of like-minded instructors that share your passion for the water.

For a detailed list of the jobs we are currently hiring for and complete applications visit our Jobs page at

Celebrate Earth Day at our beach cleanup

In celebration of Earth Day we will be hosting a beach cleanup on Sunday, April 19th, 9am-12pm. Bring your friends or family down to Mission Bay Aquatic Center where we will have all the supplies needed for you to help in our effort to keep our beach and bay areas clean and beautiful for all to enjoy. Since we began hosting beach cleanups we have had over 200 volunteers pick up nearly 200 pounds of trash off our local beaches.

Our beach cleanups are just one way that we do business sustainably in addition to all of our other efforts that we do throughout the year. We are 100% solar powered, and actually generate more energy than we use during a calendar year. Around MBAC you will notice that we have a 1:1 recycling program and have a recycle bin for every trash bin at our facility. We strive to educate our customers about energy saving tips that they can do around MBAC as well as in their own homes.

Please join us for another successful beach cleanup where we can all pitch in to keep our waterfront playground clean for all beachgoers.

Another hour of Fun on the Water

With warm weather and longer days we’ve extended our hours of operation to closing an hour later at 6pm. This gives you an extra hour to get in a paddle or surf. All rental equipment must be returned by 5:30pm. Many late afternoons the winds on the bay calm down for a relaxing kayak or paddle session.

We are currently open Tuesday-Sunday 8am-6pm. Our hours will change again after Memorial Day when we will be open from 8am-7pm, 7 days a week.  We hope to see you out on the water soon!