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.
Summer Reading Kickoff Party
Thursday, June 30 • 4-7 pm • FREE • Murphy Canyon Child, Youth & Teen Center • 619-556-6482
Join us for an afternoon of fun to help kickoff our summer reading program. There will be giveaways, fun outdoor games, food, entertainment and instructions of how to participate and win prizes by reading throughout the summer! For more information call 619-556-6482.
NBPL Freedom Festival
Monday, July 4 • 1-9 pm • FREE • Naval Base Point Loma, Harbor Drive Annex
Celebrate July 4th on San Diego Bay with the best fireworks view! The annual Freedom Festival is a celebration of family, community and national pride. Features a tailgate party (registration required), live entertainment, Family Fun Zone and festival food highlighted by All-American favorites and international flavors. The event is open to military families, retirees, reservists and DoD employees.
Presented by USAA & MWR. Sponsored by Lincoln Military Housing, EDCO, HP, Armed Forces Dispatch and Navy Federal.
NBPL Freedom Festival Tailgate Party
Monday, July 4 • $50-$75 • Naval Base Point Loma, Harbor Drive Annex
Honor America on the 4th of July! Celebrate freedom in the time-honored tradition of grillin’, gatherin’ and having fun. A special tailgating area is available for individuals and groups to participate in the party. Reservations required. Spaces assigned on a first come, first serve basis.
Family Cardboard Boat Regatta
Monday, July 4 • 10 am-1 pm • FREE • Admiral Baker Pool • 619-284-4054
Compete at the first-ever Family Cardboard Boat Regatta. FREE family fun at the Admiral Baker Pool. Sign up today! Register: 619-284-4054
Adult & Youth Tri-Challenge
Friday, July 8 • 8 am (check-in 7:30 am) • FREE and open to all MWR patrons! • Admiral Baker Picnic Area • 619-556-9509
Participate for fun, training or for the experience of a triathlon without the competitiveness. Work at your own level. Complete all three events and receive a prize. For more information call NBSD Fitness at 619-556-9509.
USS Midway Overnight Adventure
Friday, July 8 • 5 pm • SOLD OUT
Spend the night on the momentous USS Midway! Cost includes two galley meals, berthing, tour, flight simulator experience and parking. To register call 619-545-9576 or 619-437-3190.
This event is SOLD OUT
Movie & Concert Under the Stars
Friday, July 8, 6:30 pm, FREE • Silver Strand Child, Youth & Teen Center • 619-556-9597
Bring a blanket and enjoy LIVE music, games, program booths and snacks followed by Minions (PG) under the stars. The fun starts at 6:30 pm at the Silver Strand Child, Youth & Teen Center, 1302 Leyte Road. Register by email at today to be entered for a chance to win a family picnic blanket - firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information call NAB 619-437-3190, NASNI 619-545-9576, NBSD 619-556-9597 .
Portrait Retouching Workshop
Saturday, July 9 • 10 am-Noon • FREE • NAB Community Recreation Center
Join us for an in-depth class on portrait processing and retouching utilizing Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, plus a presentation on photo inspiration to really get you motivated! Laptop with downloaded programs (free trial) recommended. For more information call 619-437-3190 or 619-545-9576. To register email email@example.com.
A Night with a Knight at Medieval Times
Saturday, July 9 • $47 • 619-556-9597
From a ringside seat cheer on your favorite Knight while enjoying a four-course meal fit for royalty plus a private meet-and-greet with the knights. Departures at Noon Silver Strand Child, Youth and Teen Center and 12:30 pm Admiral Baker Picnic Area. Cost includes transportation and admission. To register call NAB 619-437-3190, NASNI 619-545-9576, NBPL 619-553-9138, NBSD 619-556-9597.
Rohr Park - Bonita
Saturday, July 9 •12-2 pm • FREE • 619-556-9597 • 4548 Sweetwater Rd, Bonita, CA 91902
Did you know that San Diego has a functioning steam train? Enjoy a free train ride, light snacks, and fun outdoor games at Rohr Park in Bonita.