Mission Beach, Ca 92109 Community and Real Estate Information
Mission Beach, Ca 92109 is a beach community in the City and County of San Diego and spans nearly 2 miles of ocean between Mission Bay to the east and Pacific Beach to the north. Filled with upscale, pastel-colored homes,hotels and condos, with a measure of old-style cottages and beach apartments,it’s a favorite among locals and tourists alike.
The boardwalk at Mission Beach San Diego offers some of the best people watching in all of San Diego! Joggers, bicyclists, roller bladers, and casual strollers contrast with the local flavor, which features lots of tattoos, piercings,and exotic pets. This place is a real scene most weekends. Locals in particular enjoy this beach, which teems with both land and water activities.
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Attractions, Activities & Things to Do
Activities at Mission Beach include surfing, body boarding, swimming, kayaking,
sunbathing, and picnicking. Swimmers and surfers use separate swimming
areas, which are designated by City lifeguards. South Mission Beach is a
volleyball Mecca. The wheelchair-accessible boardwalk behind the beach
extends nearly 3 miles to just north of Pacific Beach. It’s a booming activity
zone of bicycling, rollerblading, running, skateboarding, etc.
You can rent equipment at the end of West Mission Bay Drive adjacent to the
boardwalk. Those looking for the thrill of a beachfront rollercoaster and some
1920’s nostalgia will want to ride the Big Dipper at Belmont Park, located at the
north end of Mission Beach. This 73-foot-tall wooden rollercoaster was built in
1925, closed for restoration in 1976, and finally reopened again in 1990. The
Big Dipper is still an exhilarating ride up into the palm trees high above Mission
Kids will love Mission Beach for its wide variety of land and water activities.
Swimming, body boarding, and sandcastle building will keep them busy until
it’s time to go home. Belmont Park, which has a merry-go-round, bumper
boats, and arcade games, is next to the Big Dipper rollercoaster. There’s even
an indoor Olympic-sized swimming pool called “the Plunge” at Mission Beach
adjacent to Belmont Park.
Older kids and teens will love The Wave House at Mission Beach which features
“The Flowrider” an artificial wave machine that tests surfing skills.
Sure to please the entire family, Belmont Park is located on the surf and sand
in Mission Beach and offers free parking and free park admission. Visitors can
enjoy traditional and contemporary amusement park rides, ride the waves at
Wave House, play mini golf, arcade and midway style games, shop and enjoy a
wide array of cuisine throughout the Park which includes beachfront restaurants
as well as food court style dining. We are located 1 mile west of Sea World in
San Diego at 3146 Mission Blvd.
Mission Bay Park
Mission Bay Park is the largest man-made aquatic park in the country,
consisting of 4,235 acres, approximately 46% land and 54% water. The park
offers a wide range of recreational activities including paths for walking and
jogging, and playgrounds for children. It is one of San Diego’s most popular
locations to fly a kite, picnic or sail a model yacht. Fire rings make it possible to
cook out and stay warm. Mission Bay Park also offers a variety of free opportunities
to the public such as professional volleyball and Over-the-Line sporting
events. Annual attendance in the park is estimated at 15 million.
Information for all parks may be obtained by calling (619) 685-1300 or by
visiting the Park and Recreation website: www.sandiego.gov/park-andrecreation/
Pacific Beach Taylor Branch Library
4725 Cass Street / San Diego, CA 92109
(858) 581-9934 / www.sandiego.gov/public-library
Pacific Beach Recreation Center
1405 Diamond Street / San Diego, CA 92109
Santa Clara Recreation Center
1008 Santa Clara Place / San Diego, CA 92109
San Diego Unified School District
4100 Normal Street / San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 725-8000 / www.sandi.net
2445 Fogg St. (92109)
1234 Tourmaline St. (92109)
(858) 488-8316 / www.sandi.net/pbe
2150 Beryl St. (92109)
(858) 273-3111 / new.sandi.net/schools/sessions