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 Rental FAQs and "Downloads & Details" section below. 

Campus Point Webcam for Current Conditions. If the Rentals Sign is out/ visible, we're open!

For questions about Campus Point Rentals feel free to call us during open hours at (805)-699-0803.

Adventure Rental Center (ARC) Hours - Rec Cen

Regular Hours (begin 9/24):

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

Summer Hours:

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays

Limited Rental Quantities Available

  • Thanksgiving Break
  • UCSB Spring Break
  • Coachella Music Fest (APR 10-12 & 17-19, 2020)
    Closures and Reduced Hours 2019
  • January 14, 2019
  • February 18, 2019
  • March 21-March 29, 2020
    By Apt Only (email
  • May 27, 2019
  • June 17-23, 2019
  • July 4, 2019
  • September 2, 2019
  • September 16-25, 2019
  • November 11, 2019
  • November 21-24, 2019
  • December 14-20, 2019
    By Apt Only (email
  • December 21-January 6, 2020
  • Campus Point Rental Center Hours

    Regular Hours:

    • Monday - Friday
    • Saturday and Sunday 
    • *All equipment must be returned by sunset. Please refer to your favorite weather app for sunset times. 
    • *Equipment will not be rented out within 30 minutes of sunset.
    • Closed during inclement weather (if it rains that day or night before, we may be closed up to 72 hours to prevent bacteria exposure due to storm run-off)  Ocean winds may close us down periodically for safety issues. Call us at (805)-699-0803 to check on current rental conditions.
    Expected Closures
    • April 4, 2020 (Deltopia beach closures)
    • March 21-29, 2020 (Spring Break)
    • June 13-20, 2020 (Summer Break)
    • August 2, 2020 (FSSP Event)
    • September 21-26, 2020 (Maintenance Week Closure)
    • September 27, 2020 (Staff Training)
    • November 25-29, 2020 (Thanksgiving Break)
    • December 19, 2020-Jan 3, 2021 (Winter Break)
    • March 20-28, 2021 (Spring Break)
    Week of Welcome - Free Rentals for Beach Day!
    • September 29th 1pm-5pm

    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 Rental FAQs and 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.

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