Face coverings are required for unvaccinated patrons in all indoor spaces.

Not all programs, services, and, facilities are operational at this time.
(Subject to change depending on weather, staffing, or other challenges outside of our control)

Campus Requirements

Member Information

Non-UCSB Affiliates, Community Members, Visitors, and Youth Programs patrons will be required to show proof of completion of the Daily COVID-19 Screening Survey for the current day to gain access to the facilities. Patrons who do not clear the assessment or are showing symptoms will NOT be allowed to access the facility. By entering the Recreation Center, you acknowledge that you are not aware that you have signs and/or symptoms of COVID-19.  

Non-UCSB Affiliates, Community Members, and Visitors
Take the daily Workflow Daily COVID-19 Screening Survey

Youth Programs
This should be filled out by the child's parent or guardian.

Adult symptom screener

You must pass the daily screening to receive a green badge. Weekly COVID testing is recommended but not required.

Additional information can be found on the Return to Campus Requirements page.

Update: Effective 3/19/22
Vaccinated individuals have the option to wear a face covering.
Unvaccinated individuals are required to wear face coverings in all indoor campus spaces. Face coverings are not required in outdoor spaces as long as you maintain 6 feet of physical distance.

Physical distancing is encouraged. This means staying at least 6 feet (2 meters) apart from others while waiting in lines, exercising, and walking through the facilities. Follow all directional and facility signage and respect single exit/entrance points.

Rec Cen memberships can be purchased by coming into the Customer Service Center, open Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. We are offering 1-month/3-month/1-year Rec Cen memberships to purchase at regular rates. 

Rec Cen Memberships purchased during this time will have a grace period of 1 week from the purchase date to request a refund. This grace period to our normal refund policy allows us to deliver choice and flexibility to our valued Rec Cen members. Once the 1 week grace period has surpassed our normal refund policies will go into effect. To request a refund contact the Member Services Coordinator at dianegutierrez@ucsb.edu or visit the Customer Service Center.

Returning to Recreation

Pools and Spa: Open*

Short course lap swimming only.

The MAC locker rooms are open. The Rec Cen locker rooms are closed.

(*Subject to change depending on weather, staffing, or other challenges outside of our control)


We are currently renting lockers for the MAC locker rooms. Go to Equipment room 1 or the Customer Service Center for more information.

Contact Operations Coordinator, Chris Clontz (chrisclontz@ucsb.edu) if you have any questions.

The MAC locker rooms are open. The Rec Cen locker rooms are currently closed.

The Rec Cen and Stadium Tennis courts as well as Pauley Track and Storke Field are open for UCSB affiliate use.

For the latest UC Santa Barbara Campus COVID info: ucsb.edu/COVID-19-information