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.
Saturday, May 2 ● 11 am-1:30 pm ● $5 ● NBPL, Main Base - The Clubhouse, Bldg. 546 ● 619-553-9138
Learn how to create your own designs through the art of crochet in a comfortable and fun environment. Cost includes supplies and instruction.
NMCSD Cinco de Mayo 5K Run/ Walk
Thursday, May 5 • 11:15 am • FREE • Balboa Athletic Complex, Bldg. 12 • 619-532-6080
All are welcome to attend! Free T-shirt for the first 150 pre-registered participants, pre-race music and fun, post-race drawing and prizes for 1st and 2nd place finishers. Plus, all participants help their Directorate earn Commander’s Cup points for the year-round Cup Trophy race! 10:30 am check in and day-of registration at Bldg. 12 softball field.
NBPL Beach Fest
Saturday, May 7 ● 10 am-5 pm ● FREE ● NBPL, Main Base, Smuggler’s Cove ● 619-553-9138
Celebrate the beach life! Enjoy free kayak and stand up paddle board lessons, and much more fun for the entire family. It’s an extraordinary event not to be missed!
Be the Stars - Dance Competition
Saturday, May 7 • 6-10 pm • FREE • Murphy Canyon Child, Youth & Teen Center • 619-556-9597
It’s our own LIVE “Dancing with the Stars!” Whether you participate or are part of the audience...don’t miss this one! Refreshments provided. For more information and to register call 619-545-9576 or 619-437-3190.
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.
Wednesday, May 18 • 6-8:30 pm • $25 • Admiral Baker Clubhouse, Mission Gorge • 619-556-9597
Learn to make an original piece of art with instruction from a fun, professional artist from PaintNVineyard. 16 yrs.+ All supplies included. Everyone takes home their own masterpiece. Food and drinks available for purchase. For more information and to register call 619-556-9597.
Family Full Moon Hike
Friday, May 20 • 7 pm • FREE • 619-437-3190
The whole family, including your four-legged friend, is invited to meet us at Cowles Mountain for a fun and adventurous hike. We’ll provide headlamps, glow jewelry, snacks and dog treats! Don’t forget your water. For more information and to register call 619-437-3190 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Temecula Hot Air Balloon & Wine Festival
Saturday, May 21 • $25/person
Enjoy top-name entertainment, Wine Garden tasting (not included in price), Kids Faire, arts and crafts and commercial exhibits and a food court. Plus, the famous Balloon Glow where the balloons are tethered to the ground while igniting their burners to glow to the beat of the music.
Trip leaves at 12 pm from Silver Strand and 12:30 pm from Admiral Baker Picnic Area. Cost includes transportation and admission. For more information call 619-545-9576 or 619-437-3190.
Memorial Day BBQ
Friday, May 27 ● 11 am-1 pm ● $5 ● NBPL, Main Base, Smuggler’s Cove ● 619-553-9138
Start your Memorial Day weekend right! Soak up the sun and the good vibes, while enjoying tasty BBQ and cool tunes on blast. Cost includes a lunch special.