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Coronado's Billy Rowe in Championship CIF Tennis Match Today at 2pm (Update)

Billy Rowe, the number one seed, will take on Keegan Smith from Point Loma High School today at 2pm at Barnes Tennis Center.  All are welcome to come and cheer our Coronado favorite to win the CIF singles title for the first time since Randy Nixon and Andy Gordon won in the 1970s.

Barnes Tennis Center is located at 4490 W Point Loma Blvd, San Diego, CA 92107.

UPDATE:  Billy Rowe lost in the third set 4-6.  Congrats to a great…


Added by eCoronado on May 22, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Coronado Drop-In Pickleball Hours

Added by Community Manager on May 19, 2015 at 5:33pm — No Comments

Coronado Junior Satellite Tournament Hosts 148 Players

The Glorietta tennis courts may be a little crowded the next few weekends and that is good news for junior tennis. City of Coronado Tennis Director, Sue Hites, was pleased that 148 players from all over Southern California, as well as a few from Mexico, are participating in this event.

Hites shared that not only is it important for junior players to compete in tournaments, but it's even more important that they practice fair play during their matches.  She passed out…


Added by eCoronado on May 17, 2015 at 11:59am — No Comments

Naval Base Coronado Opens Largest Fitness and Liberty Center in the Navy (Photo Tour)

Naval Base Coronado Commanding Officer Captain Chris Sund welcomed a decent and excited crowd at the May 11, 2015, ribbon cutting ceremony for the new multi-million dollar Naval Base Coronado Fitness and Liberty Complex (NASNI Building 1507). 

Six years in the making, the new facility first became a possibility when former MCPON (Master Chief Petty Officer of…


Added by Kellee Hearther on May 14, 2015 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

4th of July Run on Coronado - Registration Now Open

Looking for an amazing run in a beautiful location?  

Sign up for the Crown City Classic 4th of July Run on Coronado!

Location:  Coronado:  Starts and finishes at Tidelands Park

Run Options:  12K, 5K…


Added by eCoronado on May 14, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Coronado Boys Tennis Edged by La Jolla Country Day 8-10 in CIF Final

Coronado Islanders freshmen Bernardo Garcia, the boys tennis teams #3 singles player, battles it out during the final match of the CIF Championship against La Jolla Country Day, Monday, May 11, 2015, at Barnes Tennis Center.  

Garcia won two of his sets but lost the third set against La Jolla’s #1 singles player 3-6.  The Islanders finished in second place with the final score 8-10, Coronado won eight sets in singles and La Jolla Country Day won 10 (one…


Added by eCoronado on May 13, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Coronado Middle School's Annual Sixth Grade Olympics is a Huge Success

The event started with a parade of athletes, complete with an Olympic torch.

Thursday, May 7, 2015, was the 22nd Annual Sixth Grade Olympics for Coronado Middle School (CMS). This yearly event is an opportunity for the students in each homeroom to work together on the athletic field and in the pool while displaying the ideals of the Olympic tradition, including participation for…


Added by Kellee Hearther on May 13, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Corondo Living: Hiking with Kids in Torrey Pines State Reserve

Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve in San Diego

My husband and I both love being outdoors, so much so that for our honeymoon we skied, hiked, and camped down the central California coast.

Now we have a four- and a two-year-old, though, and sometimes just making it to the beach and back is enough outdoors adventure for us!

Recently, however, we had guests in town, and I was looking for an outdoor activity beyond…


Added by Becca Garber on May 12, 2015 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

New NAS NI Gym set to open Monday, May 11

The new Fitness & Liberty Complex on NAS North Island is scheduled to open on Monday, May 11.  A ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Monday. Once open, the facility's hours are expected to be:

Monday - Friday: 4 am - 9 pm

Saturday, Sunday & Holidays: 8 am - 4 pm

The facility will also include playing fields (pictured below) and a pool.  For more information, contact the …


Added by Community Manager on May 7, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Miller Named Director of Coronado Recreation / Golf Services

 (May 5, 2015) – The City of Coronado has named Roger Miller, interim director of Recreation Services and director of Golf Course Operations, to the newly combined position of Recreation and Golf Services Department director.

This merged department will provide for greater efficiency between the City’s Golf and Recreation programs, specifically in the areas of administration, contract and concession services. It will result in the…


Added by eCoronado on May 6, 2015 at 9:45am — No Comments

"Basketball Alley" Has Six Hoops (Video)

During a bike ride around town, we discovered an alley that had six basketball hoops off garages or just standing up.  It's located between 8th and 9th Street in the alley shared between J Ave. and Alameda Blvd.  

Here is a short video showing all six:…


Added by eCoronado on May 4, 2015 at 4:15pm — 1 Comment

CHS Boys Tennis to Play Mt. Carmel May 6th

UPDATE:  Coronado won the first round vs Ramona in a convincing 18-0 win!  Come out and watch as they play Mt Carmel in the CIF Team Quarterfinals Wed 6 May at 3:15 to 5:30pm at CHS courts.

The Coronado High School Boy's High School Tennis Team is playing in the San Diego Team CIF tournament this week.  Because Coronado is seeded #2 in Division I, CHS will serve as the host site Tuesday (5…


Added by Community Manager on May 4, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

Twilight Open Bowling Coming Soon

Twilight Open Bowling Returns Thursday, May 14

Watch for More Information

Celebrating 80 Years of Lawn Bowling in Coronado…


Added by Berie Grobe on May 1, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

National Wounded Warrior Tennis Camp at Balboa Tennis Club

The Coronado Tennis Association volunteers at this event.

The event is part of a proven program that for the past five years has provided tennis-based rehabilitation to more than 600 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from all the military branches to aid in their physical and emotional recoveries. The program has been featured in local, regional and national publications and has received accolades from senior Department of Defense officials for…


Added by eCoronado on April 28, 2015 at 12:32pm — No Comments

May is Bike Month - Time to Get Outside and Ride!

May is Bike Month and Coronado has lots of things to do to celebrate bicycling:

May 3: Bike Fair and Bike Rodeo will be down on Strand Way between the City Hall and the Boathouse. Lots of fun, education, and prizes! There are flyers all over town to tell you the exact hours (I forget!)

May 5: Mayor’s Proclamation for National Bike Month: Andy Hanshaw, executive director of the San Diego County Bicycle Coalition and several…


Added by Dan Orr on April 20, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

15th Tee Barrier Netting Construction Begins

In order to protect tennis players and people in the surrounding area, the City of Coronado has begun constructing barrier netting near the 15th tee/fairway on the Coronado Municipal Golf Course.  The posted notice sign explains that it should be completed by early April 2015, but it appears to be a few weeks behind schedule. 

This has been a…


Added by eCoronado on April 16, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

City Asked to Consider Separate Tennis, Pickleball Courts

Tennis and pickleball are both extremely popular in Coronado, and for the past few years they’ve shared space on the city’s tennis courts. However, it’s an arrangement with which neither side is pleased. A few weeks ago, a group of pickleball players approached Councilman Richard Bailey for help. After hearing them out, he contacted the Coronado Tennis Association (CTA) in what he said was an effort to find “the best solution for tennis and pickleball.”

The issue came…


Added by Gloria Tierney on April 16, 2015 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Two Regattas for Sailors with Disabilities to Benefit Challenged Sailors San Diego in April

Saturday and Sunday, April 11-12, sailors with disabilities in Martin 16 sailboats will race 8 nautical miles to Chula Vista and back in the Challenged Sailors San Diego 2015 Dash to Chula Vista hosted by Chula Vista Yacht Club.  

The following weekend, April 18-19 will see the Martin 16s race to Glorietta Bay and back in the Kyle C. McArthur Memorial Regatta at Coronado Yacht Club.

Each regatta will start near the east end of Harbor Island at 12:00pm on…


Added by eCoronado on April 13, 2015 at 9:50am — No Comments

Coronado Lawn Bowling Green on Green Tournament Results

On the hottest record breaking day of the year so far, 18 brave lawn bowling leprechauns played a wonderful tournament on the lawn bowling green at Seventh Street and D Avenue. 

First Place Skip was Jim Olson; First Place Vice Skip was Berie Grobe; First Place Lead was Bob Christianson;  Second Place Skip (not pictured) Maragret Cooper; Second Place Vice Skip (not pictured) was Carr Ferguson; Second Place Lead and new Coronadan was Carolyn Lowman.…


Added by Berie Grobe on March 16, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Coronado Junior Guards - A Rite of Passage for Local Kids (VIDEO)

Many Coronado parents tell their kids that if they are to live close to the ocean, they better know how to be safe and keep others safe in and out of the water.  Not to mention, it's a great time to put down the electronics and hit of one of the best beaches in the world.  

Junior Guards will learn CPR, first aid, go on field trips and compete against other lifeguards.  Plus, they get to snorkel, paddle board, kayak, and body surf.Local kids have started prepping…


Added by eCoronado on March 13, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

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