UCSB Adventure Programs is proud to offer the Adventure Rental Center in the Rec Cen courtyard, the Campus Point Rental Center down at the beach, and the Adventure Climbing Center in the Rec Cen MAC. We carry quality brands such as MSR, Mountain Hardware, and Osprey, and rent them at a great low-rate.

Everything is available to UCSB students, staff, faculty, and community members. You must be 18 or older or a current UCSB student to rent. 

Rec Cen Adventure Rental Center
Hours 9/28-12/8:
Mondays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays 3:30pm-6:45pm
(Last rental transactions at 6:45pm - Customer Service Center closes at 7pm.)
Tuesdays & Fridays 3:30pm-5:30pm
Closed Weekends/ Holidays

Campus Point Rental Center
Summer Hours 9/25-12/8:
Monday - Friday 2:00pm-7:00pm
Saturday and Sunday 9:00am-7:00pm
Daylight savings time will affect closing time. Times will be posted.

*Closed during inclement weather (if it rains that day or night before, usually closed to prevent bacteria exposure due to storm run-off)  Ocean winds may close us down periodically for safety issues. 

Adventure Climbing Center Hours:
Daily 11:30am - 30 min before the Rec Cen Closes

Make sure to thoroughly read all the relevant information in the "Downloads & Details" section below. 


Adventure Rental Center will be closed during Rec Cen Annual Maintenance Week Closure and Welcome Week events (9/18-9/27) Reopens 9/28 with new fall hours (TBA)

Campus Point Rental Center will be closed for Annual Maintenance Week Closure and Rec Dept. Staff trainings 9/23-24. Will reopen 9/25.

The Adventure Pass | unlimited rentals for an entire year!

Sort of like a gym membership but entirely better! Let UCSB Adventure Programs take care of all the equipment and have it ready for your next trip or afternoon at the beach. All you do is show up, check in, then go play. You'll have unlimited rentals to all gear and equipment from the:

  • Adventure Rental Center (Trips, Camping & Backpacking)
  • Campus Point Rental Center (Ocean Sports, Kayaking, Surfing, SUP)
  • Adventure Climbing Center Rentals (Climbing Shoes & Harnesses)

Cost is only $59/ $199 (UCSB Students/ Non-Students) for a full calendar year.
Please thoroughly read the Adventure Pass Details and Requirements in the downloads section below.

Sign up in person at the Rec Cen Customer Service Center.

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