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.
Teen Job Fair
March 25 • 10 am-12 pm, Murphy Canyon Youth Center, 4867 Santo Road, San Diego, CA 92124
Last year’s Teen Job Fair was such a success, it is back this year! Whether your teen is searching for a job now or for next summer - this is the place to be! Learn about what jobs are available, writing resumes, dressing to meet the prospective employer, interview techniques or meet local business looking to hire!
With scores of employers looking to hire - the fair is simply worth the experience!
Information - 858-431-6382
FFSC Job Fair
March 29 • 11 am-1:30 pm • Scottish Rite Center, 1895 Camino Del Rio S, San Diego, CA 92108
Don't miss this opportunity for transitioning Sailors, retirees, and spouses to network with over 70 employers looking for your skills! Several employers hiring nation wide. Bring copies of your resume and come dressed to impress. Don't miss this job fair!
Strong Person Challenge
Wednesday, March 29 • 11 am-Noon • FREE • VADM Martin Fitness Center, Bldg. 1507
It’s a relay of three timed events: 20-yard tire toss, 80-yard weighted sled push and 50-pound sand bag dash. Can you finish the fastest? Prizes awarded to division winners! Men’s Division 1 = 200 lbs. and below, Men’s Division 2 = 200 lbs. and above, and Women’s Open Division. For more information call 619-545-0237.
Wilderness Navigation Class
March 30 ● 10 am ● FREE ● Mission Trails Visitor Center, One Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Diego ● 619-553-9138
If you’re anxious for adventure, we’ll cover some of the basics to orienteering including magnetic declination and how to orient your map while enjoying nature.
Kid's Paint Night
Thursday, March 30 • 4-6 pm • $5 (12 yrs.+) • NAB Community Recreation Center, Bldg. 337
Create a beautiful Koi fish painting with the guidance of a professional painting instructor. Fee includes instruction, canvas and snack.
Registration required: 619-437-3190
Hike Big Laguna Trail
April 2 ● 8 am ● $10 MWR patrons/$5 Liberty ● 619-553-9138
This moderate 10-mile hike/loop follows the Pacific Crest Trail for much of the journey and the Big Laguna Trail the rest of the way. Features include Big Laguna Lake, panoramic views, and a pristine meadow. Cost includes transportation, guide and refreshments. Pick up from locations: 8 am NBPL, Main Base, The Clubhouse, Bldg. 546/8:30 am Admiral Baker Picnic Area.
April 6 ● 5 pm ● $10 ● NBPL, Main Base, The Clubhouse, Bldg. 546 ● 619-553-9138
Go beyond the basics and learn how to make “granny blanket” that can be used for any purpose. Cost includes supplies and instruction.
Saturday, April 8 • 10 am–2 pm • FREE • NBSD • Admiral Prout Fields
Have a hoppin’ good time at the Navy’s best family spring festival featuring egg hunts for all ages. Enjoy amusement rides, bounce houses, an “All-Hands Car Show,” arts and crafts and more. Don’t miss the special presentations by San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park at 11 am and 1 pm.
For details, call 619-284-4054/556-7444.
All Hands Car Show
Saturday, April 8 • 10 am-2 pm • Admiral Prout Picnic Area • FREE
Cars, Motorcycles, Trucks & SUVs Welcome! Compete for a trophy in three categories: Best in Show, People’s Choice, and MWR Choice. Entry open to all MWR patrons. Call 619-556-7009 for more details.
Proudly sponsored by National City Miles of Cars, USAA, and Armed Forces Dispatch
NBSD’s Ultimate Navy Fitness Goat Run with a Command vs. Command Challenge
Friday, April 14 • 7 am • FREE • Admiral Prout Field House Track
Ultimate Navy Fitness Goat Run is a 3-mile run/walk with an intense obstacle course to test your endurance, perseverance and grit. The course is packed with more than 15 signature Sports & Fitness obstacles for you to complete for your Naval Base San Diego "I EARNED THIS" T- shirt. 6:30 am check in. To register individuals, click below.
To register command teams, call 619-556-7444.