San Diego Navy Fleet & Family Readiness Programs
San Diego is the homeport to the Navy's Pacific Fleet. Recreational opportunities abound at one of the world's largest concentrations of military personnel and services. Installations in San Diego include Naval Base San Diego (NBSD), homeport to over 50 ships; Naval Amphibious Base Coronado (NAB) where the elite Navy SEALs train; Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI), the birthplace of naval aviation; Naval Base Point Loma (NBPL) and Naval Base Point Loma, Harbor Drive Annex, overlooking San Diego's finest bay views; and Naval Medical Center San Diego, the most technologically advanced US Navy medical treatment facility.
MWR is more than the services offered on board the six installations; it's the launching point for adventures into Southern California's destinations. Find everything you need to fill your leisure hours at the Metro San Diego MWR programs.
22nd Annual Polar Bear Swim
Friday, February 12 • 11 am • FREE • NBPL Main Base, Smuggler’s Cove • 619-553-0931
Brrrrr! All MWR patrons are welcome to participate in Naval Base Point Loma’s annual 500-yard open water swim. First 100 people receive a FREE event T-shirt, plus music, food and prizes for all to enjoy! Check-in begins at 10 am. For more information and to register call 619-553-0931.
Proudly Sponsored by MWR and USAA!
Mountain High North Pole Tubing Park Trip
Saturday, February 20 • 8 am-5 pm • $5 (transportation only)
The North Pole Tubing Park is the largest facility in Southern California with up to ten lanes, two moving carpets and custom tubes. Purchase tickets separately at the park; costs (all ages): 2-hours $20. Children 36-42” must accompany a parent in a separate tube. Children under 36” NOT permitted for safety reasons. Bring your own lunch or purchase at the park. For more information or to register call the NASNI Ticket Office 619-545-9576 or NAB Community Recreation Center 619-437-3190.
NBPL Emergency Preparedness Street Fair
Saturday, February 20 • 2-5 pm • Free • NBPL Main Base - The Clubhouse, Bldg. 546 • 619-553-9138
A "safety first," fun-forward event for the whole family. Open to all DoD personnel and their families. Stick around for a movie under the stars at our outdoors cinema following the event! For information call 619-553-9138.
NBC’s Got Talent
Saturday, February 27 • 6-9 pm • NASNI Lowry Theater
Show off your talent in one of a variety of categories; singing, dancing, magic, comedy. Event culminates with judging on Saturday and prizes being awarded! Auditions held on Friday, February 26 from 3-10 pm.
San Diego Sockers Trip
Sunday, February 28 • 12:30 pm • $20
Join us for the last game of the regular season as the Sockers take on the Dallas Sidekicks in a 2 pm game. Price includes ticket and transportation. For more information and to register call the NASNI Ticket Office 619-545-9576 or NAB Community Recreation Center 619-437-3190.
Family Fitness & Movie Night
Friday, March 4 • 5:30 pm • FREE • NBPL Harbor Drive Annex, Bldg. 42 • 619-553-4259
Parents and children of all ages are welcome to join MWR Fitness for a night of family-friendly fitness activities followed by a movie. Register online today! For more information, call 619-553-4259.
Thursday, March 10 • 6-8:30 pm • $25 • Waterfront Community Recreation Center, Bldg. 45 • 619-556-9597
Back by popular demand! Learn to make an original piece of art with our fun, professional instructor at Waterfront Community Recreation Center! Everyone goes home with their own masterpiece. All supplies included. Dinner and wine may be purchased separately at the Budweiser Brew House. Space is limited, so sign up early! Ages 16+. For more information and to register call 619-556-9597.
St. Patrick's Day Command Cardboard Boat Regatta
Thursday, March 17 • 10 am • NBSD, Admiral Prout Field House Pool • 619-556-7444
Prove your command is the most creative and competitive! Sign up for the first ever, St. Patrick’s Day Command Cardboard Boat Regatta on Thursday, March 17 at 10 am at the Naval Base San Diego, Admiral Prout Field House Pool, Bldg. 3279. Contact Kelly Farr at 619-556-7444.
Hero Spin Memorial Day Tribute Ride
Thursday, May 12 • 8-9 am • NBSD Admiral Prout Field • 619-556-2190
Spin as we ride in remembrance of our Fallen Service Members and Gold Star Families left behind. Call 619-556-2190 for more details.
Navy's 30th Bridge Run/Walk
Sunday, May 15 • 8 am • One Park Blvd. at Harbor Drive
Join the Celebration! Celebrating its 30th year, this annual Navy-hosted event includes the public in raising money for the Navy's Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR) programs. MWR provides Quality of Life programs for our 500,000+ active duty and retired military, reservists, their family members and civilian employees who make up our San Diego Military Family. This unique 4-mile run/walk has a one of a kind spectacular panoramic view as participants make their way to Coronado's beautiful Tidelands Park from downtown San Diego over the Coronado Bay Bridge. During the finish line celebration, runners receive an event shirt and a Commemorative Finisher's Medal as well as complimentary transportation back to downtown via bus and ferry.