Community Recreation

Activate your life through recreational fun! MWR's Community Recreation staff is your "concierge" to beautiful, sunny San Diego. We coordinate diverse (and sometimes daring) happenings to help you get the most out of where you live, work and play.

MWR's Community Recreation has the perfect activity and activity level — indoors or outdoors, novice or expert, casual traveler or thrill seeker — for active duty, retired or DoD civilian. All Community Recreation programs are open to all MWR patrons, including Navy Gold Star families. Age restrictions may apply. Information subject to change.

Let our experienced, knowledgeable staff suggest your next adventure or equip you with everything needed for a do-it-yourself agenda. From simple checklist items to bucket-list bonanzas, Community Recreation offers:

  • Information & Resources
  • Trips & Tours
  • Classes & Activities
  • Tickets
  • Special Events
  • Outdoor Equipment Rentals
  • Parks, Picnic Areas & Playgrounds
  • Command Recreation Support

Community Recreations Events


  • Naval Base Coronado

    • Kids Craft & Movie

      Saturday, February 25 • 10 am • FREE • NAB Community Recreation Center, Bldg. 337
      Make your own sidewalk chalk. Movie: Kung Fu Panda 3 (PG). Registration required: nbccr@navylifesw.com

    • NBC’s Got Talent

      Friday, February 24 • Auditions 3-10 pm • Saturday, February 25, LIVE Show 6-9 pm • NASNI, Lowry Theater, Bldg. 650
      Show off your talent within a variety of categories; sing, dance, magic, comedy. Be sure to register early for a space in the Friday auditions. Cash prize for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in Saturdays LIVE show!

      Registration full! See you at the show!

    • “How To” Tuesday: State String Art

      Tuesday, February 28 • 6 pm • $5 • NAB Community Recreation Center, Bldg. 337
      Show your state some love by making this fun craft. Registration required: nbccr@navylifesw.com

    • Legoland Trip

      Saturday, March 11 • $80 adults/FREE kids (3-9 yrs.)
      Enjoy a fun day at LEGOLAND Park! Transportation and FREE kid’s tickets provided; adults must purchase their own tickets. Maximum 3 FREE 1-day kid’s tickets per family. Cost includes adult 3-day park hopper!

      Pick up locations: 9 am Silver Strand Youth Center/9:30 am Admiral Baker Picnic Area. Depart LEGOLAND at 5 pm.

      Registration required! Call 619-556-9597 (NBSD), 619-437-3190 (NAB), 619-553-9138 (NBPL)


  • Naval Base Point Loma

    • Big Bear Ski Trip

      February 25 ● 6 am ● $25 ● Depart from NBPL, Main Base, The Clubhouse, Bldg. 546 ● 619-553-9138
      Leave your cares behind – things are looking up! We’ll make a trip up the mountain to enjoy a full day of care-free fun on the slopes. Save your seat today! Price includes transportation only.

    • Do-It-Yourself Class at Home Depot

      February 26 ● 11 am ● FREE ● NBPL, Main Base, The Clubhouse, Bldg. 546 ● 619-553-9138
      The amazing staff from Home Depot is coming to our base to instruct a Pinterest project. Adult and youth projects available. Space is limited. Most supplies provided.

    • Mardi Gras Madness

      February 28 ● 6 pm ● FREE ● NBPL, Main Base, The Clubhouse, Bldg. 546 ● 619-553-9138
      Come on down to the Clubhouse for Fat Tuesday fun. We will have games, prizes and festive food.

    • Legoland Trip

      Saturday, March 11 • $80 adults/FREE kids (3-9 yrs.)
      Enjoy a fun day at LEGOLAND Park! Transportation and FREE kid’s tickets provided; adults must purchase their own tickets. Maximum 3 FREE 1-day kid’s tickets per family. Cost includes adult 3-day park hopper!

      Pick up locations: 9 am Silver Strand Youth Center/9:30 am Admiral Baker Picnic Area. Depart LEGOLAND at 5 pm.

      Registration required! Call 619-556-9597 (NBSD), 619-437-3190 (NAB), 619-553-9138 (NBPL)


  • Naval Base San Diego

    • Saturday Night BINGO!

      Saturdays • 6:30 pm • Admiral Robinson Recreation Center • 619-556-7486
      BINGO Hall opens at 4 pm! Main session at 6:30 pm. Play fun games for $1 per card; begins when 5 or more players are present. (Main Pack purchase required). $200 paid out for all main games $750 paid out for coverall games. For more information call 619-556-7486.

    • Sunday Group Dance Classes

      Sundays • $5 • Admiral Robinson Recreation Center, Bldg. 3223
      Join us every Sunday and get your grove on for only $5 per class. Beginner level classes at 5 pm. Intermediate level classes at 6 pm. Line Dance classes at 7 pm.

      Register Today!

    • Adult Coloring Contest

      Feb 1-7 • FREE • 21+ yrs • 619-556-9597
      Pick up a coloring page at your NBC and NBSD Ticket Offices or print your entry from Facebook/ComRecSD for your chance to win a FREE trip to the February 11 Temecula Winery Tour Trip! All entries are eligible to win. Drawing held 1/8.

      Info: 619-556-9597 or 619-437-3190

    • Poetry Contest

      Feb 1-7 • FREE • NBSD Waterfront Community Recreation Center
      Do you love writing poetry? Drop off your poems at the front desk throughout the week. The winner gets their poem posted on our Facebook page and wins a cool prize!

      Info: 619-556-9597

    • Golf Clinic

      Tuesday, February 21 • 4 pm • FREE • NBSD Golf Performance Center, Bldg. 348
      Your golf game need some work? Stop by for free range balls and helpful pointers for your swing and short game. (Dry Side; next to The Olde Gym)

      More Information

    • NBSD Birthday

      Wednesday, February 22 • 11 am • FREE • NBSD Waterfront Community Recreation Center
      Stop by for a slice of cake, while supplies last. Happy birthday NBSD!

      Info: 619-556-9597

    • Paint-N-Vineyard Night

      Thursday, February 23 • 6 pm • $25 • NBSD Waterfront Community Recreation Center
      Make your own original piece of art with our fun, professional instructor. All supplies included and everyone goes home with their own masterpiece!

      Info: 619-556-9597

      Register Today!

    • Breakfast with Fairytales

      Saturday, February 25 • 9-11 am • $19 adults/$13 kids (3-12 yrs.) • NBSD Anchors Catering & Conference Center
      Boys and girls (adults, too), get ready for an enchanted morning filled with a delicious breakfast, your favorite fairytale characters, a fun craft and a photo booth.

      For more information call, 619-556-9597.

    • Paintball at MCAS Miramar Paintball Park

      Sunday, February 26 • 1-5 pm • $35 (10 yrs.+) • MCAS Miramar Paintball Park
      It’s a fun day of paintball! Cost includes private games with our group, gun, tank, mask, belt pouch, unlimited air and 500 rounds.

      More Information

    • Mardi Gras Celebration

      Tuesday, February 28 • 5 pm • FREE • NBSD Waterfront Community Recreation Center
      Get into the Fat Tuesday spirit with a party featuring LIVE music, snacks and refreshments.

      Info: 619-556-9597

    • Legoland Trip

      Saturday, March 11 • $80 adults/FREE kids (3-9 yrs.)
      Enjoy a fun day at LEGOLAND Park! Transportation and FREE kid’s tickets provided; adults must purchase their own tickets. Maximum 3 FREE 1-day kid’s tickets per family. Cost includes adult 3-day park hopper!

      Pick up locations: 9 am Silver Strand Youth Center/9:30 am Admiral Baker Picnic Area. Depart LEGOLAND at 5 pm.

      Registration required! Call 619-556-9597 (NBSD), 619-437-3190 (NAB), 619-553-9138 (NBPL)

    • Spring Fling

      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.