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.
Haunted Hospital & Family Pumpkin Patch
October 28 & 29 ● FREE ● NBPL Main Base ● 619-553-9138
Don’t fear the fun! Food, music, ghost stories, costume contest and other ghoulish, Halloween things!
- Oct 28: Haunted Hospital, 5-9 pm
- Oct 29: Family Pumpkin Patch, 2-9 pm
Volunteers needed. Call 619-553-9138 to sign up.
Pirate's Dinner Adventure
Saturday, November 5, (8 yrs.+) Kids 12 and under $28 / Adults $29.25
Set sail for adventure! Pirate's Dinner Adventure offers an astonishing display of special effects, aerial artistry, swashbuckling swordplay and dynamic duels. Plus a delicious, four-course feast fit for a Pirate King! Pick up locations: 1 pm Silver Strand Child, Youth & Teen Center/1:30 pm Admiral Baker Picnic Area.
Registration required: NAB 619-437-3190, NASNI 619-545-9576, NBPL 619-553-9138, NBSD 619-556-9597
Sunday, November 6 • 9 am • FREE • NAB Turner Field
Bring your four-legged friends for a fun, 1-mile dog walk, pet expo, pet contests for prizes, obstacle courses, demonstrations, entertainment, giveaways and more! Military families Spay/Neuter your pet for FREE!! For more information call 619-437-3190.
Presented by Dogs on Deployment. Proudly sponsored by MWR, EDCO Disposal, Armed Forces Dispatch and NEX.
Old Globe Workshops
Wednesday, November 9 • 7 pm • FREE • Anchors Catering & Conference Center
Get to know Shakespeare through theatre games and activities taught by Globe Teaching Artists - fun for the whole family!
Paint & Vino Night
November 10 ● 6 pm ● $25 ● Ocean View at Ballast Point, NBPL, Main Base ● 619-553-9138
This fun, step-by-step instruction guides results in your very own masterpiece. Create and paint alongside friends and new friends for an artistic evening with beautiful views of Point Loma and San Diego Bay. Food and drink available for purchase. Price includes supplies and instruction.
Veterans Day Obstacle Run
Thursday, November 10 • 10 am • FREE • Admiral Prout Field House Track NBSD, Bldg. 3279 • 619-556-7444
9 am check in. Event T-shirt to those who pre-register and participate.
Proudly sponsored by MWR 5-Star and Armed Forces Dispatch
Hike Big Laguna Trail
Sunday, November 13 • $7
This moderate 10-mile hike follows the Pacific Crest Trail for much of the journey and loops to the Big Laguna Trail. Features include Big Laguna Lake, panoramic views and a pristine meadow. Cost includes transportation, guide and snacks. Pick up locations: 8 am NBPL, Main Base The Clubhouse, Bldg. 546/8:30 am Admiral Baker Picnic Area.
Registration required: NBPL 619-553-9138, NAB 619-437-3190, NASNI 619-545-9576, NBSD 619-556-9597
Tuesday, November 15 • 11 am-1 pm • FREE • Admiral Robinson Recreation Center, Bldg. 3223
You, a frozen turkey and 10 pins! Give it your best ROLL…join us as we toss frozen turkeys at bowling pins for a prize.
“The Price Is Right” Game Show Taping
Tuesday, November 15 • 7:30 am-9 pm • $10 active duty/$15 all other MWR patrons/guests (18 yrs.+)
Fulfill your lifelong dream of being called to “come on down!” Cost includes transportation and boxed lunch. Active duty are welcome to dress in uniform, however, not required. Trip leaves from NASNI Visitor Lot near Main Gate.
Registration required: NAB 619-437-3190 or NASNI 619-545-9576
Shakespeare’s Measure by Measure
Wednesday, November 16 • 7 pm • FREE • NBSD, Anchors Catering & Conference Center
Enjoy a FREE performance of Shakespeare’s "Measure by Measure", presented by Globe For All with a wild cast of characters in a bold, up-close staging of this timely classic.