Marina Classes are free to CVM tenants and members of CG Auxiliary and US Power Squadron. For all others there is a $10 fee.
For more information call the Marina Office at 619-691-1860.
FRIDAY MORNING CLASSES ONGOING
Bring your own laptop. Instructor: Don Johnson
WEDNESDAY EVENING CLASSES
7-9 pm | Marina Room
May 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31
Preparing to Go Cruising
You bought a boat and plan to explore the ocean! Or at least go cruising for a few months. During the month of May we will explore preparing, planning, equipment, and the skills you'll need for your adventure. This ongoing Wednesday course will cover the following topics: Boat and Equipment, Voyage Planning, Maintenance and Tools, Navigation, Communication, Provisioning, Emergencies, and Paperwork. Instructed by Don Johnson.
SATURDAY MORNING CLASSES
Sat, May 6
No class for Marine Gear Swap Meet
Sat, May 13
Suddenly in Command
Misfortunes occur in seconds, and you have the rest of your life to be grateful that you knew what to do because you were prepared. Don't miss this session for crew and second and third mates. This is your chance to learn what to do when accidents and misfortunes happen. Presented by Bill Anderson U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 114.
Sat, May 20
About Boating Safety
Just a few topics that will be discussed are introduction to boating, boating laws, rules of the road, safety equipment, navigation aids, and buoys and beacons. Don't miss this informative boating presentation. Presented by Bill Anderson U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 114.
Sat, May 27
Off for Memorial Day Weekend - Enjoy!
SPRING MARINE GEAR SWAP MEET
Saturday, May 6 • 7 am - Noon
Get the best deals at Chula Vista Marina for our Spring Marine Gear Swap Meet. There are hundreds of vendors, and thousands of good deals; shop the Sunbrella man, the rope & line man, and the tool & hat man. You will always find anchors, fishing and survivor gear. Bring your fire extinguisher and have it re-charged on site.
Music, Tamales and Tacos will be the order of the day with live music provided by the Rubber Band. One space is available to all CVM tenants at no charge. All others: Used items $15 and new vendors $30. For additional information call 619-691-1860. Reserve your spot now as space is limited!
NATIONAL BIKE TO WORK DAY
Friday, May 19
This is the sixth year that Chula Vista Marina is hosting a Bike to Work Pit Stop - one of 94 in the County. Sandag is trying to get us out of our cars and on our bikes to ride them to work. Be sure to stop by and pick up a free t-shirt and other goodies provided at each pit stop. It's really amazing to see who's out riding their bikes between 6 and 9 am.
Lots of bike riding going on in front of the Marina! And in case you didn't know, Marina Parkway is part of the 24-mile Bayshore Bicycle Path that loops around the Bay. Sandag has spent millions developing this pathway, and it's great to see everyone using it.
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
Sat, May 27 | 4-7 pm
Join us for Concert on the Green with one of our favorite bands, Jerry and Stars on the Water. Be sure to bring your chairs and sunscreen!
The Taco Man will be serving his famous Mexican Tacos, and the Tiki Hut Wine and Beer Bar will be open for business, too. Showtime is 4 to 7 pm in the Sunset Pavilion.
45th ANNUAL SAN DIEGO HOBIE CLASSIC
Sat-Sun, June 3-4
The 45th Hobie Classic, a 2-day Regatta right off the beach in front of the RV Resort. This free event will be followed by a dinner and dance at the Sunset Pavilion. (Nominal fee by event producers for dinner and dance). You're also welcome to drop in and enjoy the music of the Rubber Band who have been performing together since 1983. Fun music you can dance to, too! Showtime is 6-9 pm in the Sunset Pavilion.
January 14 - George Strait Tribute and Cowboy Hat raffle - George James will be here to entertain us with the musical styling of George Strait. Please join us at the Sunset Pavilion from 2:30 to 4:30 pm, as it’s sure to be a great show. Everyone wearing a cowboy hat will be entered into a raffle for a free dinner for 2 at the Galley at the Marina
February 5 - Super Bowl Game & Guacamole Contest - Enjoy fellow fans and watch the game on our big screen TV in the Poolside Room or, for a smaller crowd, at the Marina Room. Root for your team, free hot dogs and enjoy the different Guacamole Styles.
February 18 - Concert on the Green, Tribute to the Rat Pack - WHAT IF YOU COULD BE ENTERTAINED BY legends like Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Elvis Presley, Louis Armstrong, Tony Bennett and Johnny Mathis – ALL FROM THE SAME STAGE? Well then you won’t want to miss Danny Jacobson, Music legends impressionist known as the Man of 200 Voices. 1 to 3 pm in the Sunset Pavilion.
Saturday April 17 - Join us for a FOAM PARTY, 2 pm. A full week of Games, Movies and Different Kids Activities all Easter week ending with our Kidfest and Easter Egg-stravaganza.
April 17-23 - April in Paris Art Show and Maritime Week - Lots of activities held at the Tall Ship Bill of Rights at our Marina all week. The finale with be the April in Paris Art Show, an all-day event sponsored by the South Bayfront Artists with complimentary Wine, Cheese and Crackers. Come and enjoy some of our local artists.
May 6 - Marine Gear Swap Meet - Our very own Marina hosts this local favorite crowd pleaser. Shop 'til you drop and discover many unique marine treasures any sane boater can’t do without. Taco Man tacos, Galley breakfast, music, and fair-like atmosphere makes this a must see—and admission is free. 7 am-noon.
May 18 - Bike to Work Day
May 27 - Concert on the Green with one of our top favorite bands, Jerry and Stars on the Water.
June 2 - Hobie Classic - This is the 44th Hobie Classis, a 2-day regatta right off the beach in front of the RV Resort. Free event followed by a dinner dance held Saturday night in the Sunset Pavilion (nominal dinner fee by event producers).
July 1, Saturday - Come prepared for a Zydeco Mardi Gras Party with the infamous “Bayou Brothers” setting the stage for some great music.
July 2, Sunday - join us for an old fashioned Wienie Roast followed by THE LIGHTED BIKE PARADE.
July 3, Monday will be a family picnic with a magic show for the kids, free popcorn and snow cones along with the Surf Obstacle Course. There will be something to do for everyone.
August 5 - Boater's Annual It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere Party - This is our 6th Annual It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere party from 5-8 pm. Mark Wood and the Parrot Heads are back by popular demand, so bring your dancing flip flops. The party will be potluck for sides and desserts, and the Marina will be serving up the main dish.
September 2 – Join us at the Sunset Pavilion as we welcome back by popular demand Calico Ridge aka “Alias” as we enjoy the afternoon with a variety of music hits that is guaranteed to please everyone.
September 3 - Don’t miss the fun at our FOAM PARTY located at the Sunset Pavilion along with free hot dogs, popcorn and snow cones. Join us afterwards as we compete for the largest Musical Chairs Game ever. Kids and adults alike are welcome to join in fast pace exciting game.
October 7 - Baja-Ha-Ha Marine Gear Swap Meet - This is the last Swap Meet of the year so don’t let this date get away from you. Meet world cruisers of a different sort and learn about their planned coastal cruising adventures. The hours are from 7am-noon. Taco Man tacos, Galley breakfast, music, and fair-like atmosphere makes this a must see—and admission is free.
Beat the Heat with poolside tropical music as we celebrate Columbus Day around the pool. Bring your chairs or sit with your feet in the water as we listen to sound of the islands with the beautiful steel drum while sipping on a cool refreshing drink. Steel Drums of San Diego with Pat Burke is known throughout San Diego as the best ever.
November 23 - Thanksgiving Potluck - Share the joys of the season at our Turkey Potluck from 3-5 pm. The Resort will provide the Turkey and Gravy, guests bring a potluck to fill in the rest of dinner.
November 24 - Light the Harbor - This is a beautiful ceremony and the official start of the Christmas season. Join us at sunset for our Annual Light Festival when we flip the switch to turn on all the Christmas lights in the Marina and Resort. It is a sight to behold. Warm cider will be served.
December 9 - Annual RV Resort's Winter Wonderland - Grab the kids and a mug of cocoa and walk the RV Candy Cane Lane of beautifully decorated RV’s followed by our legendary Chocolate Extravaganza.