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UCSB Adventure Programs is proud to offer the Adventure Rental Center in the Recreation Center 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.

The Adventure Pass is UCSB's "Netflix" for adventure. Get 12 months of UNLIMITED rentals for only $59/ $199 (UCSB Students/ Everyone Else). Scroll below for all the details...

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

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

Adventure Rental Center (ARC) Hours - Rec Cen

Regular Hours (begin 9/24):

  • Mon, Tue, Thursday
    3:30pm-7:00pm
    • (Last rental transactions at 6:45pm - Customer Service Center closes at 7pm.)
  • Wed & Fri
    3:30pm-5:30pm 
  • Sat - Sun (Closed)

Summer Hours:

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays
    4:00pm-7:00pm

Limited Rental Quantities Available

  • November 19-24, 2018 (Thanksgiving)
  • March 22-31, 2019 (Spring Break)
  • April 11-14, 2019 (Coachella)
  • April 18-21, 2019 (Coachella)
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    ARC Closures and Reduced Hours 2018-2019

    • January 15, 2018
    • February 19, 2018
    • March 24-April 1, 2018
      By Apt Only (email mbouchet@ucsb.edu)
    • May 28, 2018
    • June 18-24, 2018
    • July 4, 2018
    • September 3, 2018
    • September 17-26, 2018
    • November 12, 2018
    • November 22-25, 2018
    • December 15-21, 2018
      By Apt Only (email mbouchet@ucsb.edu)
    • December 22-January 7, 2019

    Campus Point Rental Center Hours

    Regular Hours:

    • Monday - Friday
      1:00pm-5:00pm 
    • Saturday and Sunday 
      9:00am-5:00pm
    • 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 72 hours to prevent bacteria exposure due to storm run-off)  Ocean winds may close us down periodically for safety issues.
    Expected Closures
    • June 18-24, 2018
    • September 17-22, 2018
    • September 23, 2018 - Open 2pm
    • December 15-21, 2018

    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. Rental availability is subject to above hours and closures.


    Sign up in person at the Customer Service Center.

    UCSB Adv Prog-5152