Recreation Department

Rec Cen Photo
Rec Cen Photo


The Department of Recreation at UCSB offers a wide variety of activities, programs and services for students, faculty/staff & the community. Our goal is to encourage the development of new skills and interests essential to a balanced, healthy and active lifestyle.

Department facilities include: The Recreation Center and Aquatics Complex, Events Center, Robertson Gymnasium, Tennis Courts (20), Storke Field, Sand Volleyball Courts (2), Recreation Center Fields, Lacrosse Pit, Campus Pool, Santa Barbara Harbor Sailing Facility, Softball Field, Caesar Uyesaka Baseball Stadium, Cachuma Lake Rowing Facility and Harder Stadium.

Department offices are located in the Recreation Center, located on the corner of Ocean and Mesa roads - across the street from Parking 16 & 18.

Cashier's Office Hours:

 Monday thru Friday 8:30am-5:30pm.

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