Liberty Centers are for enlisted active duty and one guest, 18 years and older. Each center is an alcohol and tobacco free facility, designed to be the Sailor’s “home away from home.”
The Balboa Liberty Center offers in-house activities and programs accessible to our unique wounded warrior population and other eligible patrons. Activities include billiards tournaments, trips to the Viejas Outlet Mall, bowling centers, various luncheons, dinners and functions that support the wounded warrior population. Also offered are trips to major amusement parks like Knott’s Berry Farm and SeaWorld. Trips outside the center are open to all active duty and one guest, 18 years and older.
Computer stations with Internet access are available for college coursework, military online training, private email and social networking. Xbox and PS3 systems with various games are also available. A 25-seat movie theater is available with movies played upon request.
|Balboa Liberty Center||Bldg. 26-1B
Base: Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD)
Hours: Monday-Thursday: 9 am-7 pm
Friday: 9 am-6 pm
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays: 10 am-6 pm
Mother’s Day Craft
Wednesday, April 19 • 5 pm • FREE
Craft a great Mother’s Day gift at the Liberty Center!
Pio Pico Camping
Friday-Sunday, April 21-23 • $75
Camp and explore the area around Pio Pico. Trip open to enlisted active duty and a guest, 18+. Cost includes camp fees, transportation and four meals.
Comedy Show & Pre-Payday Grub
Wednesday, April 26 • 5 pm • FREE
Enjoy dinner and a side-splitting comedy show!
Thursday, April 27 • All Day • FREE
Have an April birthday? Celebrate with a sweet treat at the Liberty Center!
Leather Working Workshop
Saturday, April 29 • 10 am • $25
Make and take home your own small purse. Space is limited. Sign up by 4/27.
Sunday, April 30 • 9 am • $2 transportation
This historic festival features people in period costume, re-enactment of battle scenes, plus archery and weapons demonstrations. Listen to period music and performance as you enjoy food and craft vendors at the park. Admission paid at the park.
Tuesday, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 • 11 am-1 pm • FREE
See you in the courtyard every Tuesday at NMCSD! Stop by to say “hi” and enter our drawing for $20 in MWR Bucks!
May the Fourth Be With You!
Thursday, May 4 • All Day • FREE
Join us for our yearly Star Wars movie marathon and trivia! You could win a pair of tickets to see Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2!
Cinco de Mayo Fun K & Street Tacos
Friday, May 5 • 10 am • FREE
Go for a quick run with the Liberty staff. Everyone gets a taco and best time receives a prize!
Guardians of the Galaxy & Dinner
Friday, May 5 • 5 pm • $12 active/$15 guest
Let’s go see Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2! Cost includes transportation and movie ticket. Bring cash for dinner.
Horseback Riding & Archery
Saturday, May 6 • 8:30 am • $5 active/$10 guest
Cost includes introductory horseback riding and archery lesson, transportation and snacks. Lunch may be pre-ordered or purchased on site.
Movie Monday: Lord of the Rings
Monday, May 8 • 4 pm • FREE
Begin the quest for Mordor! See Liberty staff for details.
Tuesday, May 9 • 11:30 am • FREE
Beat the manager in a game of poker, win a prize!
How to Make Elotes
Wednesday, May 10 • Noon • FREE
Don’t miss out on this delectable treat! Available while supplies last.
Thursday, May 11 • 4 pm • FREE
Bring out your creativity through painting.
Glass Blowing Class
Saturday, May 13 • 9 am • $5 transportation
Learn to make glass creations at a local studio. $45 class cost paid on site.
Tuesday, May 16 • 5-6 pm • FREE
FREE workshop designed with YOU in mind: Don’t Get Ripped Off
Indoor Rock Climbing
Saturday, May 20 • 9 am-3 pm • $25 active/$30 guest
Novice and experienced climbers welcome for a few hours of climbing at one of our local gyms. Cost includes transportation, day pass and gear.
SeaWorld San Diego
Sunday, May 21 • 8:30 am-4 pm •$2 transportation • Admission FREE active/$71 guest
Experience a fun-filled day with Liberty! Active duty get in FREE! 1 day a year. Print your ticket at www.wavesofhonor.com.
Sherlock Holmes Day
Monday, May 22 • 4 pm • FREE
Solve the clues, win a prize. It’s elementary!
Thursday, May 25 • 4:30 pm • FREE
Enjoy spiritual music to heal your soul while enjoying dinner.
Pirates of the Caribbean Movie & Dinner
Friday, May 26 • 5 pm • $12
Be the first to see the fifth installment: Dead Men Tell No Tales! Cost includes transportation and ticket. Bring extra cash for dinner.
Grand Canyon Weekend Adventure
Friday-Monday, May 26-29 • 7 am • $125 active/$145 guest
The surroundings are worth capturing and the memories with Liberty will be worth remembering. Find out first-hand why! Visit your base Liberty Center or call 619-532-8909. Trip open to enlisted active duty and a guest, 18+.
Memorial Day BBQ
Monday, May 29 • Noon • FREE
Delicious grub on us!
Wednesday, May 31 • 1 pm • FREE
Enjoy a cupcake as we celebrate our friends born in May!