BOOTS 2 ROOTS 5K
BOOTS 2 ROOTS is a scenic 5K trail run and hike to be held on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend at Lake Poway.
The BOOTS 2 ROOTS 5K will be held on May 27, 2018 at Lake Poway. The 5k is an effort to draw attention to the crisis of post-traumatic stress among our veteran population and bring awareness to mental health challenges. The 5k will take participants around a scenic trail surrounding Lake Poway. The event includes a timed trail run and a hike/walk. BOOTS 2 ROOTS 5K has an opportunity drawing, custom medals and t-shirts. There will also be booths with resources for veterans and the community.
ANNUAL BBQ PICNIC
Our First Annual Summer Picnic was held on August 26, 2017 and recognized Wave Academy’s family of veterans, certified water practitioners, and superstar supporters who have made it possible to make a profound difference for vets in our San Diego community. The event took place at Admiral Baker Park. Attendees were treated to Texas-style BBQ, awards, and a guided drum circle.
Wave Academy hosts several social events throughout the year. Recent events include:
- Summer Ice-Cream Social: an event for veterans and friends at a private home
- Amber Waves: an evening social gathering at Protector, a veteran-owned brewery