Home Course Advantage
Mission Bay offers 4,000 acres of water to train on and is home to one of the world's largest rowing regattas, the San Diego Crew Classic. With distance markers along the shoreline, Mission Bay has many areas designated for accurate boat speed work. From straight courses to infinitely continuous pieces, the bay, boathouse and balmy weather provides a rower's paradise year-round.
Mission Bay Aquatic Center
The San Diego State women's crew team has called the Mission Bay Aquatic Center its home for more than 20 years. This state-of-the-art aquatic center is located in the beautiful Mission Bay Park on the south end of Santa Clara Point off Mission Boulevard, in Mission Beach.
Built in 1974, the Mission Bay Aquatic center is consider to be one of the finest boathouses in the Division I level. The 24,000 square foot redwood facility occupies one-half acre of land. Some of the quality features, included are a three bay rowing center, dock, locker rooms with showers, lounge area with fireplace, reception office, classrooms, complete shop, coaches launches, storage yard, patio and administrative offices.
There are also ample beaches with surrounding grassy areas, picnic tables, barbecues, swimming areas, lighted tennis and basketball courts, a playing field, boat launching ramp, parking areas and a 4,000 acre water recreation area for all types of aquatic related activities.
The Center, which is the world's largest instructional waterfront facility, has received national recognition, and is considered a modern-model facility.