Everyone who lives on Buzzards Bay should have access to experience its natural wonders. The Coalition’s new Onset Bay Center offers high-quality on-the-water programs. Through a variety of outdoor activities such as paddling, rowing, shellfishing, and shoreline ecology, the center helps community members of all ages build a personal connection with our local environment.

Since the start of our programs in July, the OBC staff have treasured our time exploring Onset Bay with you and your families. We look forward to when it is safe for all of us to gather again. As always, please reach out to the OBC Director, Kat Garofoli, with any questions about programs at garofoli@savebuzzardsbay.org.

Kids in kayaks in Onset

We need your help! We would like to get to know you and your family better and ask for feedback that will help us develop programs within the Onset Bay Reserve.

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Four kids and a CBC instructor heading out on a white sailboat with green and white sails.

Adventure awaits at the Onset Bay Center. We are offering full day, half day, and special excursion summer programs for children and teens looking for on-the-water excitement.

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The Wareham Land Trust, Mass Audubon, and the Buzzards Bay Coalition’s Onset Bay Center are joining forces to provide for a full week of outdoor activities that highlight Wareham’s wild side during April school vacation.

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The Onset Bay Center offers a full slate of outdoor and on-the-water activities--from paddling, rowing, and sailing adventures to meditation, yoga and environmental explorations--for children, teens, adults and families. Try something new and take advantage of opportunities to discover Onset Bay.

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The Onset Bay Center draws on a complex of scenic, diverse natural lands on Onset Bay, all anchored and supported by the Onset Bathhouse headquarters on Onset Beach. Protected lands at Wickets Island, Burgess Point, and Shell Point Marshes serve as core destinations for the center’s on-the-water programming.

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We are committed to providing quality programs that are safe for all participants and their families. Read about our social distancing measures and other safety protocols.

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