Recreation Department

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Adventure Programs 

Kayaking at Santa Cruz Island. Backpacking in Yosemite. Canoeing down the Colorado River. Push your limits with something new or take advanced classes to improve your skills. At UCSB Adventure Programs, we work hard to provide a wide array of activities so everyone can get a regular dose of ADVENTURE and keep life interesting!

The Adventure Programs are open to everyone - students, staff, faculty, and community members. We offer reduced rates for students as a result of the Rec Sports and Students’ initiatives.Sign ups for all offerings are in the Rec Cen cashier’s office.

 Interested in working for UCSB Adventure Programs? Consider working at the Adventure Climbing Center, Adventure Ropes Course, or joining our Leadership Training Course, a five-month course that gives you the foundation to become an outdoor guide!

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