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
Tuesdays • 11 am • FREE
Liberty staff is in the courtyard to answer your questions about our upcoming events. Stop by to share your thoughts. You may win movie tickets!
Fridays • 4 pm • FREE
- October 21: UNO
- October 28: Pictionary
Sundays • 10 am • FREE
Chips and dip available while supplies last
Every month, we’re giving away a $20 gift certificate to one lucky birthday-month winner. Stop by the Liberty Center to enter.
See front desk staff for full details.
Flashback Movie Friday
Fridays, January 6 & 27 • FREE
Lounge with us, while enjoying free popcorn and old school movies in our theater.
Saturday, January 7 • Noon • $TBD
We’re heading to a local studio to learn, make and take home a wonderful creation!
Like us on Facebook Day
Sunday, January 8 • Noon • FREE
Take the time to check out our Facebook page to receive a free treat.
3-Part Quilting Class
Tuesday, January 10 and Thursdays, January 19 & 26 • 5 pm • FREE
Learn to make your own quilt. Don’t worry if you don’t sew! We’ll show you how.
Wednesday, January 11 • 5 pm • FREE
It’s scrumptious, it’s free, it’s waiting for YOU!
Price Is Right
Thursday, January 12 • 8 am • $10
Begin your New Year with the Price Is Right! Space is limited. Sign up 1/9.
Friday, January 13 • 5 pm • $2
Join us for a spooktacular tour of one of the most haunted houses in the U.S. Cost includes transportation. Each participant pays admission on site.
National Hat Day
Sunday, January 15 • All Day • FREE
Stop by sporting your best hat and be entered into a drawing for a pair of movie tickets!
MLK, Jr. Lunch
Monday, January 16 • 1 pm • FREE
Join us for yummy food at the Liberty Center.
Ditch Your Resolution Day
Tuesday, January 17 • All Day • FREE
Yes, this day is set aside for you to indulge your sweet tooth. Stop by!
National Popcorn Day
Thursday, January 19 • All Day • FREE
Love popcorn? Get your fix on at the Liberty Center!
La Brea Tar Pits
Saturday, January 21 • 9 am• $5
Curious about the Ice Age? Explore it up close and personal. Cost includes transportation. Entrance is free with military ID.
National Pie Day
Monday, January 23 • 1 pm • FREE
Satisfy your sweet tooth at the Liberty Center!
Tuesday, January 24 • 2 pm • FREE
If born in January, come celebrate with a slice of cake. Plus, one lucky winner receives a bag of goodies!
Liberty vs. Liberty
Wednesday, January 25 • 6 pm • FREE
Join us for a flag football showdown!
Paint Your Own Pottery
Wednesday, January 25 and Friday, February 24 • 5 pm
Show your creative side at one of the best local studios around. Trips open to enlisted active duty and a guest, 18+. Cost varies based on the size of the piece you choose to paint. 619-532-8909.
Make Your Own Leather Belt
Saturday, January 28 • 10 am • $25
Learn to make your own custom leather belt.
Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Sunday, January 29 • 9 am • FREE
Join us for another fun morning with awesome views of San Diego.
Thursday, February 2 • All Day • FREE
Stop by to cast your vote – will or won’t he see his shadow! You may win a pair of movie tickets.
Friday, February 3 • 1 pm • FREE
Enjoy a delectable treat of chocolate dipped fruit.
Super Bowl Sunday
Sunday, February 5 • 3-9 pm • FREE
Cheer on your favorite team and score some super snacks!
Thursday, February 9 • 4:30 pm • FREE
Make one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces for yourself or someone special for Valentine’s Day!
Like Us on Facebook Day
Friday, February 10 • Noon • FREE
Check out our Facebook page and receive a treat!
Leather Working Class
Saturday, February 11 • 10 am • $25
Learn to make your own unique leather creations to keep and take home!
Old Town Trolley Tour of San Diego
Sunday, February 12 • Noon • $36
See all the major sights and sounds of our great city!
Tuesday, February 14 • All Day • FREE
Enter our drawing for a pair of movie tickets for you and a friend.
Learn to Crochet
Wednesday, February 15 • 5 pm • $5
This fun craft will keep you warm!
Throwback Thursday Movies
Thursdays, February 16 & 23 • 1-7 pm • FREE
Join us on our journey through cinematic nostalgia!
San Francisco Weekend
Friday-Monday, February 17-20 • 8 am • $220
Visit your base Liberty Center or call 619-545-3331.Trip open to enlisted active duty and a guest, 18+. Cost includes three nights lodging, admission to Alcatraz, Hearst Castle, snacks and one night’s dinner.
“Pay It Forward” Friday
Friday, February 17 • 4:30 pm • FREE
Interested in paying it forward? Join us as we serve dinner with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.
Presidents’ Day BBQ
Monday, February 20 • 1 pm • FREE
Celebrate at Liberty with some awesome grub!
FFSC @ Liberty
Tuesday, February 21 • 5 pm • FREE
Great on-site workshop designed for YOU: Sailors on the Move/Space-A Travel
Friday, February 24 • 5 pm • $TBD
Liberty vs. Liberty
Friday, February 24 • 6 pm • FREE
It’s a SMASH tournament battle against another Liberty Center!
Warner Bros. Studio Tour
Saturday, February 25 • 9 am • $75
Go behind the scenes of the famed studio! Space is limited. Sign up today! Trip open to enlisted active duty and a guest, 18+. Sign up by 2/18. 619-532-8909.
Sunday, February 26 • All day • FREE
Fill out your Oscar ballot. Get all the categories correct and win a $25 NEX gift card.
National Polar Bear Day
Monday, February 27 • All Day • FREE
Learn fun facts and answer trivia questions. Answer the most correctly and win $50 in MWR Bucks!
Mardis Gras Pre-Payday Grub
Tuesday, February 28 • 5 pm • FREE
Celebrate with festive, free food!