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Located right on Mission Bay in a tropical garden setting, this is one of the best vacation leisure resorts in San Diego.

La Costa Resort & Spa Carlsbad CA
AAA Four Diamond Award Recipient
One of the world's pre-eminent spa, golf and tennis resorts. Nestled on 400 rolling acres between the Pacific Ocean and the foothills. The award-winning resort comprises 479 luxurious rooms, suites and executive homes, heated swimming pools and jogging paths.

Southern California Outdoor Wilderness
Four large national forest areas protest some of the best local outdoor recreation adventure areas that are a prime destination for camping, fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing and wintersports.
Bernardino N.F. - Highest mountains in Southern California are home to several lakes and ski resorts.
Angeles N.F. - Over 650,000 acres of the San Gabriel Mountains.
Los Padres N.F. - Includes coastal area, semi-desert and pine-timbered areas near Santa Barbara.
Cleveland N.F. - The popular scenic driving loop here is to follow Sunrise Highway (County Hwy-S1) up past Mount Laguna.

Four Points San Diego Sheraton California Vacation Resort
San Diego Sheraton Resort Hotel -
Surrounded by garden landscaping this 225 guestroom hotel comes with many amenities including swimming pool, fitness center, private golf course and upscale ballroom. Located close to Qualcomm Stadium and Mission Valley.

Shelter Island Bayclub Hotel And Marina -
Fine vacation hotel overlooking one of San Diego Harbor's best yacht marina's. This resort is located very close to the airport, beaches and many area attractions.

Red Lion Hanalei Hotel
The Hanalei is a first class, comfortable hotel located on Hotel Circle close to Qualcomm Stadium. All rooms feature a unique Hawaiian style decor, climate control and all the modern amenities that guests expect. Set amidst tropical palms and lush, inviting gardens, the Hanalei Hotel's intimate atrium setting is the perfect place for your stay in the heart of San Diego.

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    Southern California Sports Adventure
    League Game Schedules and Equipment Pro-Shops for Professional, Collegiate & Amateur Competition.
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    Archery Guide - NCAA Teams and Ranges
    Baseball Guide - MLB - Angels, Dodgers, Padres, NCAA Teams & World Series Ticket Info
    Basketball Guide - NBA - Lakes, Clippers, NCAA Teams & Youth Teams
    Bowling Guide - Premier Bowling Alleys and Events
    Football Guide - NFL - Chargers, Raiders, NCAA Teams, Bowl Games and Pop Warner League
    Golf Guide - PGA Tournaments, Vacation Golf Resorts, Championship Courses, etc
    Hockey Guide - NHL, IHL, NCAA Teams & Youth Teams
    Horsetrack Guide - Racing, Equestrian Shows, Polo Teams, etc
    LaCrosse Guide - NCAA Teams and Training Camps
    Marathon Guide - Marathon, Triathlon, Biathlon, 10K Races
    Motorsports Guide - NASCAR, NHRA, AMA Supercross, Car Shows
    Soccer Guide - MLS, NCAA Teams and Youth Soccer Leagues
    Tennis Guide - Pro, NCAA and Tennis Resorts and Training Camps
    Volleyball Guide - Beach, Grass and Court Tournaments
    Watersports Guide - Swim, Surf, Water Polo - Facilities and League Competition
    Wintersports Guide - Ski Resorts
    Xtreme Sports Guide - Xtreme Sports events

    MainTour San Diego Golf Guide -
    Golf Course Previews and Event Schedule for amatuer and PGA events.

    Tour Qualcomm Stadium
    The locals call it the "Q". The Q serves as football homefield for both the San Diego Chargers and SDSU Aztecs.

    Boomers - Family Fun Centers
    Family Entertainment Centers featuring mini-golf, game arcades, bumber boats, batting cages, go-cart racing, laser tag, food and more. Popular destination for children's birthdays. Look for days with discount pass prices.

    Ice Town - La Jolla Village UTC Large indoor skating rink offers an extensive variety of ice skating programs. Daily public sessions are available for recreational skaters. Learn to skate with group skating lessons and private lessons, and progress on to both ISI and US Figure Skating competitive programs. The hockey program includes: In-House Youth Hockey, Jaguars Travel Hockey League, In-House Adult Hockey, clinics, and tournaments. Ice Town can also accommodate birthday parties, private group reservations, and broom ball. Home to Okanagan Hockey School, ISI Championships, Jaguars Hockey and UCSD Tritons Ice Hockey.
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    See also MainTour Southern California Hockey Guide -

    US Olympic Training Center - Chula Vista
    2800 Olympic Parkway, Chula Vista, CA 91915-6000; 619-656-1500; Center Website;
    150-acre complex adjacent to Lower Otay Lake in San Diego County. The center has sport venues and support facilities for nine Olympic sports: archery, canoe/kayak, cycling, field hockey, rowing, soccer, softball, tennis, and track & field. This year-round warm weather facility is the first such project designed from the ground up to serve aspiring American Olympic athelets.

    Morale, Welfare & Recreation
    MWR Department operates all NBC recreational and athletic facilities including golf course, bowling alleys, swimming pools, sports and fitness centers, dining facilities, theater and hobby shops.

    San Diego Over The Line Tournament - July
    Old Mission Beach World Championship Over the Line Tournament -
    Since 1953 this very popular summer entertainment features a form of softball, limited to 1,200 teams of three persons each, playing almost 2,400 games in two weekends with 52,000 expected to attend.

    More San Diego Sports Adventures
    Torrey Pines High School Surf Club - Ocean sports for youth.
    La Jolla - Del Mar Tennis Academy - L'Auberge Del Mar Resort tennis courts
    La Jolla Tennis Club - Club based at public 9-court tennis facility in central La Jolla.
    La Jolla Figure Skating Club - Member of United States Figure Skating Association, with home rink at University Town Center.
    Special Events - See next section.
    San Diego Amateur Hockey Club - Junior Gulls - competitive ice hockey club
    San Diego Basketball - Youth and Adult Leagues, Tournaments, Open Gyms.
    Vavi - San Diego - Adult Sports and Social Clubs - Basketball, Dodgeball, Tennis, Surfing, Soccer, Volleyball, Water Polo, Dance, Run, Adventure Clubs.

    San Diego Automotive Museum
    Located at Balboa Park, this museum is a showcase for over 80 classic and historically significant vehicles. Exhibits range from horse carriages to 50's favorites, muscle cars and motorcycles. Several futuristic inovactive designs also on display. Email about upcoming special exhibits.

    Coronado Tennis Center
    1501 Glorietta Blvd, Coronado CA 92118; 619-435-1616; Center Website;:
    The tennis center has 8 courts and offers private and group instruction. Pro shop offers racket stringing, racket rental, ball machine rental and video stroke analysis. Open enrollment clinics for children and adults. - the #1 destination for headwear
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Four Points Sheraton San Diego California Vacation Resort
San Diego Four Points Sheraton Resort Hotel - New Qualcomm Stadium -
The Four Points by Sheraton San Diego is conveniently located on a lushly landscaped,15-acre site near Mission Valley and Qualcomm Stadium.

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    San Diego Padres - N.L. West
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    San Diego's new signature baseball park, located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter, opened to the public in April 2004. This facility, which includes some quirky features and a 95-year-old warehouse, is sure to a hit a home run with local fans.

    San Diego Chargers - NFL [AUG-JAN]
    The Chargers were one of the original eight teams of the AFL founded in 1960. In the years since then, the Chargers have made seven trips to the playoffs and three appearances in the AFC Championship game. At the end of the 1994 season, the Chargers faced the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XXIX and fell 49-26.

    So Cal Scorpions - La Jolla - WPFL [AUG-NOV]
    Womens Professional Football League -

    Full contact - no fear football at Edwards Stadium. The Scorpions have been playing in California since 2003.

    San Diego Lions [JULY-SEPT]
    US Australian Rules Football League

    Team Website;
    Australian rules football is one of the greatest sports in the world, it's fast, skillful and a lot of fun! We welcome new players of ANY nationality, skill level, age and fitness level to come down and have a kick with us.

    North County Waves - Carlsbad Baseball

    Del Fairgrounds and Racetrack
    This large facility is host to horse racing (July-Sept), the San Diego County Fair (June), the ScreamZone (October), and Holiday Lights (December).

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San Diego Best Western - Online Directory
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Follow this link to see a listing of all major Best Western Hotel Resorts in the greater San Diego region complete with online room search, special discount rates and online reservation booking service.


    San Diego Holiday Bowl
    Qualcomm Stadium - San Diego, CA; Bowl Website;
    4th Thursday in December - Pre-game: 4:30 pm - Kickoff: 5PM;

    Major collegiate football championship game played in San Diego in late December. Tickets go on sale in November and sellout quickly. A number of high profile events during the year preceed this bowl game. Intercollegiate Championship Football Game played at Qualcomm Stadium one evening in the last week of December. For over 25 years the Holiday Bowl features the Pacific-10 Conference runner-up against the third selection from the Big 12 Conference. The first Holiday Bowl featured Navy beating BYU 23-16, in 1978.

    Related events include:

  • Big Bay Balloon Parade - Parade featuring balloons, floats, college marching bands march along a 1-mile route of scenic Harbor Drive (downtown) early on game day. Over 100,000 spectators witness this spectable recognized as "America's Largest Balloon Parade"

    San Diego Poinsettia Bowl
    Qualcomm Stadium - San Diego, CA; Bowl Website;
    Third Thursday in December - San Diego; Kickoff @ 6PM
    2007 Matchup : Mountain West Conference Team vs. Navy/at large team;
    2008 Matchup (and later): PAC-10 vs MWC Teams;

    Annual football game started in 2005 by the San Diego Bowl Game Association. The game is proceeded by special events at the Zoo, Sea World and USS Midway featuring the opposing teams and other celebrities. Halftime show - you'll want to stay in your seats as the excitement continues with pageantry, marching bands and a fireworks display celebrating the Holiday Season.

    Southwestern College Jaguar Athletics
    900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910; 619-421-6700; Campus Website;
    NCAA intercollegiate sports programs include baseball, basketball, cheer, swim & dive, cross country, football, soccer, softball, tennis, water polo, track & field, volleyball.
    Jaguar Football Blog - Football Fan Blogspot.

    SDSU Aztecs
    Largest facility of higher educate with many ongoing intercollegiate sports and theater programs.

    UC San Diego Triton - NCAA Athletics
    Intercollegiate Sports Programs include - hockey, cross country, golf, basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis, fencing, swimming, diving, volleyball, water polo, track & field.

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    Mission Valley YMCA
    (619) 298-3576; YMCA Website -
    Main Facility : 5505 Friars Road; (Mission Valley) - Gymnasiums, olympic pool, jacuzzi, soccer arena,
    Hazard Center : 7610 Hazard Center Drive #101; (Mission Valley)
    Toby Wells Center: 5105 Overland Ave. - Kearny Mesa;
    Krause Family Skate Park : (Clairemont) 3401 Clairemont Drive; (619) 279-9254
    Roller Hockey Rink : (at Clairemont High School) 4150 Ute Drive;
    Downtown YMCA : 500 W. Broadway, Suite B;

    Dance, adult trips, adventure clubs, athletics & aerobics, aquatics, gymnastics, martial arts, preschool, childcare, skate park, summer camps, cycling, yoga.

    UCSD Recreation Department
    Informal Recreation is time allotted for participation in an unstructured recreation activity, be it basketball, volleyball, racquetball, squash, tennis, weight lifting, swimming, etc.
    Aquatic Centers - serve UCSD students and community with a variety of offerings. There are two pool facilities, the Canyonview 50 meter by 25 yard Olympic style pool and the indoor 6-lane Natatorium.
    MBAC - Mission Bay Aquatic Center - one of the largest collegiate instructional waterfront facilities in the country.

    Mission Bay Park
    Miles of bayside shoreline with facilities for picnicking, boating, camping and fishing. Popular watersport activities include sailing, water-skiing, swimming, wind-surfing and jetbikes.

    Mission Beach Plunge
    The historic Plunge Swimming Pool was built in 1925 as part of Belmont Amusement Park and includes the Wave House and Surf School.

    Del Mar Beaches

    La Jolla Shores

    Carmel Valley Pool
    3777 Townsgate Drive, San Diego, CA 92130; (858) 552-1623;
    City of San Diego Swimming Pools - Recreation swim, lap swim, kiddie pool.

    More Aquatic Sports Adventures
    San Diego-Imperial LSC Swimming - youth swim competition - Regional division of USA Swimming.
    Leucadia Surf School - Surf Lessons and Surf Camp for Youth
    San Diego Aquatic Center
    San Diego Surf Academy - Cardiff-by-the-Sea
    Kayak San Diego - River and Sea Kayaks
    Kilmer Swim Time - Personlized Swim Instruction
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San Diego Choice Hotels International
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Southern California Wet & Wild
Find cool summertime adventure at great area waterparks featuring giant waterslides, waveriders and splash pools.

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    San Diego Polo Club
    14555 El Camino Real, PO Box 3035, Santa Fe, CA 92067; (858) 481-9231;
    Matches: 1:30 & 3PM every Sunday (Jun-Sep); Admission: $5;

    Corporate groups enjoy a unique activity with private matches and Golf Cart Polo. Group polo lessons available. The Public is welcome to the Sunday matches.

    San Diego Sports Arena
    3500 Sports Arena Blvd., San Diego, CA 92110; (619) 224-4176
    Built with 14,825 seats in 1966 on 38.5 acres, the Sports Arena is host to numerous sporting, concert, entertainment events, and other community events including:

    Balboa Stadium Sports Arena
    The orginal stadium was built in Balboa Park in 1915, but leveled in 1979 because it did not meet earthquake standards. For many years it hosted the San Diego Chargers. Today's rebuilt stadium hosts many community sports venues.

    Balboa Park Activity Center
    This multi-purpose gymnasium wasbuilt to accommodate badminton, table tennis, volleyball and other events, including regional, state and national tournaments. A variety of tournaments for people with disabilities are also held at the Balboa Park Activity Center.
    San Diego Badminton Club - SDBC invites players of all ages and skill levels including free coaching to members.
    San Diego Table Tennis Association - SDTTA provides its players with 25 professional Butterfly tables & barriers, a high ceiling, bright overhead lighting and a high tech sports floor making it one of the best such facilities in America.

    Morley Field Sports Complex
    Facilities include twelve tennis courts, a swimming pool, a senior center, a tiny tots play area, group picnic areas, an archery range, a multi purpose ball field, a velodrome (bicycle track), boccie courts, a disc golf course, a fitness parcourse, petanque courts, Balboa Park’s Municipal Golf Course, native trails located in Florida Canyon, Golden Hill Recreation Center and Golden Hill Park. Youth sprots include tennis, swimming, hiking, biking, seasonal youth sports such as flag football, baseball, softball and soccer.
    San Diego Velodrome Association - Bicycle races and classes offered at the Morley Field Sports Complex. Mountain Bike course.
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    UCSD Recreation Department
    Informal Recreation is time allotted for participation in an unstructured recreation activity, be it basketball, volleyball, racquetball, squash, tennis, weight lifting, swimming, etc.
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    Athletic Singles Association - outdoor recreation including sports like tennis, volleyball, hiking, rollerblading and adventurous sports like snow skiing, scuba diving, kayaking, river rafting and more.

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San Diego Hyatt Islandia - Mission Bay

The Hyatt Islandia is located in the heart of Mission Bay Park with seascaped views of the harbor and Pacific Ocean. Six miles from the heart of downtown San Diego as well as from the airport. Closest hotel to Sea World and convenient to all other attractions.

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    San Diego Crew Classic Regatta - Early April
    Since 1973, the San Diego Rowing Club (men) and ZLAC Rowing Club (women) have sponsored this 2-day rowing race across San Diego's Mission Bay. This race offers exposure of junior rowers to established collegiate programs.
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    Running Events
    Carlsbad Marathon - third sunday of January - road race along Coast Hwy - includes half marathon and fitness expo.
    Carlsbad 5000 - Early Spring - - flat and fast 5K road race has made 14 world records in its 20+ year history. Prize purse, fitness expo and festival.
    Strides for Seniors - 5K Walk/Run with Senior/Family Expo (July - Balboa Park))
    Pacific Shoreline Marathon - Annual event on the first sunday in February since 1997 along Huntington Beach.

    San Diego Marathon - Carlsbad CA [JAN]
    Start and Finish - Plaza Camino Real;
    Annual Road Racing Event held typically the third Sunday in January;
    Race Website;

    Very popular as one of the flatest and fastest of marathons as follows the scenic Coast Highway along the Pacific Ocean. Events include marathon, half-marathon and fitness expo. This course usually features ideal race conditions.

    Carlsbad 5000 - Carlsbad Village [MAR/APR]
    5K Road Racing Event; Carlsbad 5000;
    World's fastest 5K Course is very flat and follows the Carlsbad beachfront. Features 16 world records, party by the sea, large prize purse, refreshments, weekend health and fitness expo.

    Suzuki Rock N Roll Marathon [EARLY JUNE]
    Mission Bay, San Diego; Race Website;
    Voted by Runner's World as one of the top 10 most fun marathons to run. With live bands and cheerleaders at every mile, a stellar post-race party and an evening headliner concert. The Finish Line Festival features live music, refreshments and food.

    Ultra Road Races
    Lake Hodges 50K Trail Race - Rancho Bernardo [MAR] - Ultrarunner road race on the natural beauty and scenic trails of Lake Hodges

    La Jolla Half Marathon - [Late Apr]
    The La Jolla Half Marathon is one of America's most picturesque and challenging runs. Starting adjacent to the Del Mar Fairgrounds main entrance, the course follows a scenic route along the coast before reaching the challenging climb to the summit of Torrey Pines State Park.

    Camp Pendleton Hard Corps Race Series
    Camp Pendleton Devil Dog Duathlon [APR] - 5K Run / 30K Bike / 5K Run through Area 43 along Las Pulgas Rd.
    Camp Pendleton Mountain Warfare Challenge Bishop CA [MAY] - a challenging 10K off-road run at high altitude with obstacles such as tire course, low crawl, five-foot wall climb, and tunnel crawl.
    Camp Pendleton Mud Run [JUN] - world famous mud run on the USMC base - a challenging 10K run with hills, tire obstacles, river crossings, two 5-foot walls with mud on both sides, tunnel crawl, slippery hill climb, and the final 30-foot mud pit.
    Buffalo Alley 10K - Camp Pendleton [NOV] - formerly the "Horno Ridge Run" - is the ultimate in Hard Corps Competition in a cross-country 10K.

    Optimists Club Sports Fiesta July - Coronado Island
    Race Website
    Triathalon, rough-water swim, dive competition, 10K Run, and other sports events. Fundraiser to support various Coronado youth programs.

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