What is the NAC?

NAC is an acronym for the Newport Aquatic Center. The NAC is an extraordinary community resource whose mission is to teach and inspire athletes of all ages, abilities and backgrounds by fostering a passion for Olympic style rowing, kayaking, canoeing and related marine activities.


Through character building programs and world-class professional instruction, the NAC not only develops exceptional, athletes, it creates a positive, influential path for young adults to higher education and career development, a teaching ground for leadership skills, health and fitness training, community, philanthropy and environmental stewardship, and a common destination for devoted enthusiasts.