UC Santa Barbara General CatalogUniversity of California, Santa Barbara

Exercise and Sports Studies/Recreation

The Department of Exercise & Sport Studies offers a broad-based program of physical activities classes for all ability levels.

The Recreation department offers an Adventure Program, twenty sport club teams, Intramural Sports, a variety of special events and a host of open recreation, free play opportunities. The Recreation Center, which includes an aquatics complex, multi-activity indoor arena, three fitness centers, racquetball and squash courts, locker rooms, a climbing wall and two gymnasia, is available for daily use. Additional facilities include all-weather and natural turf play fields, Pauley Track, a campus swimming pool, Robertson Gym, ropes course, aerobics studio, gymnastic area, sailing center, and fifteen tennis courts.

Each quarter the department publishes the Leisure Review, which includes the schedule for a variety of programs and recreational classes such as pottery, stained glass, ballet, swing and ballroom dancing, yoga, wine tasting, massage, guitar, and sailing, among others. Telephone: (805) 893-3738 or (805) 893-2181. Web site: www.essr.ucsb.edu.