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The Best Activities in Mission Bay for Kids Free October

Endless Memories Await Families Visiting Mission Bay’s 27 Miles of Sandy Shoreline This Month

As part of the San Diego-wide initiative, Kids Free October, Mission Bay is offering an extensive schedule of complimentary activities for kids on Saturdays throughout the entire month. From princess visits and lightsaber lessons to hula dancing and tug-of-war, there are fun activities for every family. Mission Bay's Kids Free offerings welcome guests and locals to explore the waterfront destination and experience unique, interactive activities spread across the destination's six hotels and resorts: Bahia Resort Hotel, Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa, The Dana on Mission Bay, Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina, Paradise Point Resort, and San Diego Mission Bay Resort.

In addition to the kid-friendly programming, Mission Bay's businesses will celebrate kids throughout October with special deals on their existing offerings, ranging from free meals for children under the age of 12, a kids' "allowance" and complimentary paddleboard and kayak rentals from Action Sports Rentals (with a paid adult rental), and free admission to SeaWorld San Diego (with a paid adult ticket), as well as a stuffed animal giveaway from the theme park for kids staying at each property.

Check out the best kid-friendly activities rotating throughout each of the Mission Bay hotel properties on Saturdays this month.

Mermaid on a pink flamingo floatie in a pool in Mission Bay San Diego

For the Little Fish in Your Family

Mermaid Swimming

Complete with a treasure dive, mermaid training, and pirate ship races.

Hula Lessons and Lei Making with Moana

During which the island princess will help little ones make their own special lei to keep, followed by hula dancing lessons to get kids moving and grooving.

Jedi with a lightsaber

For Young Superheroes

Lightsaber Training with Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia

During which each child will be gifted a lightsaber and gets the chance to meet the galactic heroes and learn the ways of the force.

Superhero Training

During which kids can meet a real superhero, and learn to be their own hero for the day; guests will be guided through a specialized superhero training obstacle course, including hurdles, crawling tunnel, agility ladder, balance pods to practice jumping from building-to-building, complete with a villain to fight and a baby to save; finally the training will culminate in a true test of strength with an exciting round of tug-of-war.

Group of children exercising in Mission Bay San Diego

For the Whole Family

Fitness Events with NXPT Fitness

Featuring a variety of kid-friendly athletic events such as obstacle courses, sports, a boardwalk Walk & Roll 5K that encourages scooters, bikes and strollers (while parents jog along!), and games (also open to non-hotel guests).

Live Music with Local Talent Hullabaloo and Hurray Miss Marae

During which kids and families can sing, dance, and get silly with San Diego's favorite kids music entertainment.

Face Painting with Princesses

During which a fairytale princess will paint faces, sing, and dance.

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