Spaces & Facilities

Choose from well-equipped theaters and lecture halls to outdoor locations featuring breathtaking ocean views and refreshing lagoon-adjacent locales. Consult your Conference Manager for your specific needs.

Theaters, Classrooms & Lecture Halls

Campus meeting room capacities range from 10 - 1,000 people and are perfect for hosting a lecture, workshop, breakout session, special performance, motivational speaker series, and much more. Many spaces have built-in media systems. Multipurpose meeting rooms can be outfitted with equipment based on your group's specific needs. Your Conference Manager will work closely with you to find the best meeting spaces for your summer conference. Technical experts are available to assist you every step of the way.

Gym, Field Space & Outdoor Recreation

Perfect for team building, practice, training, and conference relaxation, the UCSB Department of Recreation has numerous facilities and instructor-led opportunities available for groups. Facilities include swimming pools, natural grass and artificial turf playing fields, gymnasiums, track, ropes course, gymnastics room, group cycling studio, tennis courts, sailboats, beach recreational equipment (surf, kayak, and SUP rentals/classes), weight training spaces, locker rooms, classrooms, and fitness studios.

Catering Venues

A variety of campus spaces can be transformed to host banquets, receptions, refreshment breaks, poster sessions, and dances. From formal indoor settings to serene outdoor areas that provide views of the campus lagoon, ocean, and historic Storke Tower, find the perfect location for your event. Visit the summer Dining & Catering page.

Adventure Programs

The UCSB Department of Recreation can also provide your conference with customized activities such as sailing, yoga, or fitness classes. Our Adventure Programs team is available to assist with planning activities and excursions like coastal hiking and kayak trips. They also provide on-site group games such as archery tag, log rolling, or bean bag toss as well as the ability to enhance any event with the mobile climbing tower.