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. 

Adventure Rental Center and Campus Point Rental Center - Spring 2021

Rentals & Campus Point Access Requirements

Without exception all participants will be required to:

  • Present a current UCSB ID Card or Recreation Center Membership Card (Family and Community Members will NOT be allowed to participate at this time)
  • Wear a face covering (without a one-way valve) when not on the water
  • Practice 6 feet of physical distancing
  • Present a current Green Badge from the UCSB Daily COVID-19 Screening Survey.*

*Note: for undergrad students to get a Green Badge, you MUST have had a COVID-19 test within the last 7 days from one of the on-campus testing sites. 

Campus Point Closures & More Information

We're 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. 

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

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

Adventure Rental Center (Rec Cen) Hours

  • Monday — Friday  |  3:30 – 6:30 pm
  • Saturday & Sunday |  Closed

* Memorial Day - Monday, May 30, 2021  |  Closed

Campus Point Rental Center Hours

  • Monday — Wednesday  |  Closed
  • Thursday & Friday  |  3 – 6 pm
  • Saturday & Sunday  |  10 am – 6 pm

*All equipment must be rented by 6 pm and returned by 7 pm


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 for yourself 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 below hours and closures.

Sign up in person at the Customer Service Center.

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