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Mission Beach

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Mission Beach spans just over a mile in length and is at the center of the Golden Strand, between South Mission Beach and Pacific Beach in San Diego, California. One of the most popular beach areas in the City of San Diego, Mission Beach draws large crowds in the summer to its oceanfront and adjacent Belmont Park. Mission Beach is one of nine beaches that has permanent lifeguard stations patrolled by San Diego Lifeguards.

San Diego[edit]

San Diego is a city on the Pacific coast of California known for its beaches, parks and warm climate. Immense Balboa Park is the site of the renowned San Diego Zoo, as well as numerous art galleries, artist studios, museums and gardens. A deep harbor is home to a large active naval fleet, with the USS Midway, an aircraft-carrier-turned-museum, open to the public.

Beaches in San Diego[edit]

World Beach Games[edit]

The inaugural ANOC World Beach Games are a multi-sport event organized by the Association of National Olympic Committees that will be held in Mission Beach]], California between 10-15 October 2019. 17 sport disciplines will be conducted on the Beach (including Handball + Karate + Soccer + Tennis + Volleyball + Wrestling), in the Water (Kiteboarding + Longboard Surfing + 5 km open water swim with 60 athletes + Shortboard Surfing + Wakeboarding + Waterski), and Action Sports (Aquathlon + 3x3 Basketball + Bouldering + Cycling / BMX + Skateboarding + Festival).

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