Morale, Welfare & Recreation ............. San Diego area
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Naval Base San Diego Military Track & Field Meet 2015 Naval Base San Diego Military Track & Field Meet Thursday, Aug. 27 • 4:30 pm registration opens • Admiral Prout Field House Track • FREE Dust off your track shoes! All ages and abilities welcome. Event is open to active duty, retired, family members and DoD civilians. Meet coordinator is Adam Henderson from USA Track & Field San Diego. Commemorative coin presented to all participants. USATF sanctioned event. Call 619-556-7444 for more information or visit www.navylifesw.com.
Naval Base Point Loma’s Beach Fest Saturday, Aug. 29 • 10 am-5 pm Enjoy a day of summer fun for all ages. Free instruction on how to kayak, stand-up paddle board, paddle a Hawaiian outrigger canoe, Waverunners and SCUBA intro. Compete in open swim, volleyball, and horseshoes. Savor summer BBQ treats and soak in the sun. For full event details or to register for Beach Fest activities visit www.navylifesw.com/BeachFest or call 619-524-6291 today!
102 Days of Summer Bowling Now thru Sept. 4 Kids bowl FREE, 15 years old and younger! Offer good for one free game per day Monday through Friday, from opening until 4 pm. Prizes given away randomly throughout the summer. Visit the Admiral Robinson Recreation Center, NBSD, 619-556-7486, and Sea ‘N Air Lanes, NASNI, 619-545-7240, because FUN happens when you go bowling!
POW/MIA 5K Run/1-Mile Walk Presented by MWR and Bodybuilding.com Wednesday, Sep. 9 • 10 am • FREE YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN! Run to honor our POW/MIAs at Naval Base San Diego’s annual run/walk. Race begins at 10 am with check in starting at 8:30 am. FREE remembrance T-shirt for those who pre-register and participate. Quantities are limited. No day-of registration available. Register online today at www.navylifesw.com or call 619-556-7444 for more information. Run is proudly sponsored by USAA, Lincoln Military Housing, Armed Forces Dispatch and AT&T.
National Comedy Theater Improv Show Friday, Sept. 11 • 5:30 pm • FREE No script. Each performance is unique based on YOUR ideas. The show takes place outside The RECYARD Liberty Center, Bldg. 221, and is open to ALL MWR patrons. Call 619-556-5078 for more details.
Patriot’s Day Dive-In Movie Night Friday, Sept.11 • 7 pm • FREE Grab the family and enjoy a night of FREE snacks, giveaways and floating while watching a movie at the VADM Martin Pool, NASNI, Bldg. 1507! First movie, Big Hero 6, begins at dusk followed by Avengers: Age of Ultron. Movie night fun is open to all MWR patrons. Register today! www.navylifesw.com (under NAVBASE Coronado “Events” tab)
10th Annual Bayside Boat Bash Saturday, Sept. 12 • Noon • FREE Teams of six, race to build a boat from scratch and “sail” out to a buoy and back at Fiddler’s Cove Marina in Coronado. Each team must consist of at least two active duty and one female. Sign up at your base Liberty Center or call 619-437-3190. GRAND PRIZE = FREE Sailing Lessons ($750 value). Event proudly sponsored by MWR and Armed Forces Dispatch.
Craft Beer Tour and Tasting Trip Saturday, Sept. 26 • 2 pm • $10 Join us as we tour San Diego’s world-famous craft beer scene. Experience everything in the brewing process from concept to completion at one of the largest breweries in San Diego. Meet at the Point Loma Clubhouse for a 2 pm departure. Must be 21 years or older to participate. Price includes tour and transportation only. For more information call 619-553-9138.
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Youth H2O Polo Tuesdays • 4-4:45 pm • $50 • NBPL, Main Base Pool, Bldg. 1 • 619-553-0934 A great introduction to the sport for youth 6-12 years old! The intent is to provide basic skills and understanding of the sport in a recreational format. Although Water Polo is known for its toughness and endurance, “Splashy Ball” harnesses all the fun and dynamic aspects of the game in a safe and easy-to-learn aquatic experience that will motivate kids to swim and stay fit. Fee includes eight (8) club sessions. Get started now! Contact Naval Base Point Loma, Main Base Aquatics at 619-553-0934.
Learn to Swim with MWR! Affordable private and semi-private lessons are available for all ages. Group lessons available in the summer months. Admiral Baker Pool, Mission Gorge, 619-284-4054 Admiral Prout Field House Pool, NBSD, Bldg. 3279, 619-556-8914 Balboa Athletic Complex Pool, NMCSD, Bldg. 12, 619-532-5757 NBPL Main Base Pool, Bldg. 1, 619-553-0934 VADM Martin Pool, NASNI, Bldg. 1507, 619-545-2877
FREE Active Duty Swim Lessons Lessons are led by an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. Available for beginning, intermediate and advanced swimmers with instruction on the side stroke available as well. Space is limited ~ call today! Call to schedule your time and location NAB Pool, Bldg. 508, 619-437-5012 NASNI Pool, Bldg. 1507, 619-545-2877 Wednesdays • 7-7:45 am NBPL, Main Base Pool, Bldg. 1, 619-553-0934 Water Aerobics Tuesdays and Thursdays • 9-10 am A great full-body, low-impact workout! FREE for active duty, dependents and DoD, $3 per guest. Visit the Admiral Prout Field House Pool, NBSD, Bldg. 3279, or call 619-520-3048 for more information.
Masters Swim Practice NAB Pool, Bldg. 508 • Tuesdays & Thursdays 12-1 pmNBPL, Main Base Pool, Bldg. 1 • Tuesdays 6:30-7:15 amVADM Martin Pool, NASNI, Bldg. 1507 • Wednesdays 11 am-12 pmAre you looking for serious workout? We have the answer, come join us! Call 619-437-5012 (NAB), 619-553-0934 (NBPL) or 619-545-2877 (NASNI) for more details. Fee may apply.
Sharks Club $50 for 8 training sessions • Thursdays • 4 pm We’re a youth swim team developed to help students transition from swimming lessons to swim team. Our focus is stroke technique to enhance swimming skills needed for competitive swimming. It’s a fun environment ~ check us out! Call the NBPL, Main Base Pool, Bldg. 1, at 619-553-0934.
Sailing Classes Ahoy Mates. Fiddler’s Cove offers beginner, intermediate and advanced sailing classes designed to get you out on the water. Held on Saturday and Sunday, each 2-day session runs from 9 am to 4:30 p.m. at Fiddler’s Cove Marina. Class fees are E1-E6 $150; E7 and above and Retirees $200; DoD civilians $225; and sponsored guests $250. Dependent fees are calculated at the sponsoring active duty or retiree rate. Pre-registration is recommended as classes fill up fast. Registration fee includes boat rental, instruction and textbooks. For more information call Fiddler’s Cove Marina at 619-522-8680.
Anytime is Perfect for Outdoor Fun Stop by the Outdoor Adventure Center today at Naval Base San Diego for all your sporting equipment needs such as mountain and road bikes, tents, stoves, sleeping bags, safety helmets, kayaks, canoes, surfboards, snorkeling gear and camping trailers. And don’t forget OAC or Party Rentals at Naval Medical Center San Diego for all your year-round party-planning needs! We carry canopies, tables, chairs and more! (Items available vary per location.) Call the Outdoor Adventure Center at 619-556-7493 or Party Rentals at 619-532-8466 for more information.