sign our digital waiver |  (805) 617-3425        gplus    fb-icon   icon-yelp   icon-instagram

Kayak and SUP Board Rentals (Pay-as-you-go)

Best SUP (Stand-Up Paddle Boarding) & Kayak Rental Location in Santa Barbara

**Reserve online and get a 33% discount**


$30 per hour
second hour is pro-rated, only pay for what you use

​$30 per hour
second hour is pro-rated, only pay for what you use

per person / per hour
second hour is pro-rated, only pay for what you use

Other Equipment



$5 per hour
second hour is pro-rated, only pay for what you use

We offer a variety of other equipment for rent individually.  This includes wetsuits, wetsuit tops, paddles, seats, PFD's, leashes, surfboards, boogie boards, etc.  Please call ahead of time or simply walk-in to pick-up whatever you need.
  • Walk-In's $10/per hour

Paddle Sports Center Membership

$49 One Time Membership Sign-Up Fee - this is required for all fitness dues and for Member pricing.
-   10% Gained on eligible purchase as account rewards   -
-   Lockers and towel service is free for members   -
-   Special Membership Equipment Rental Rates   -
-   10% off all Channel Islands Outfitters adventures   -
-   Access to Monthly Dues   -

Rental Rules

  • All rental equipment includes any PFD, Paddle, Seat, etc. assciated with the item rented.  Wetsuits are an additional $5
  • Time begin once paddler leaves shop.
  • A buffer allowed for walking. Each minute is charged thereafter.
  • Credit Cards required for all rentals
  • 14+ on SUPs with no previous experience
  • 12+ on SUPs with previous experience when flags are not blowing
  • 16+ with adult permission to be on water without adult
  • Must know how to swim
  • 1 hour minimum rental
  • Must return before closing hours.  A $2.00/minute charge will be assessed for anyone arriving after store closing.

Group Rentals

Groups save money when you have 1 person paying for the group.  Call 805-617-3425 to reserve and learn more!

Convenient and Affordable

Our equipment is dockside or beachside ready to go and our rates are the best in town. Everywhere else charges you for time you don't use, we only charge you for EXACTLY how long you are on the water.

RFID Wristbands (pay only for the time you use)

Using modern RFID proprietary software, we track the amount of time you are on the water to the minute. All rentals start with a minimum 1 hour, then any additional time will be charged on a per minute basis. Only pay for what you use. Each rental is buffered with enough time to get to the equipment and get on the water, so you're not paying for the walk to the beach.

Lockers and Changing Rooms

The Paddle Sports Center is a full­ service rental and membership center. You can place your belongings in lockers ($2/first hour) and use our changing rooms to get ready. We also have a warm shower out back to rinse off with (please conserve water)

Best Gear in Town

We travel around the US and the world and rent paddle boards and kayaks and we are always surprised by the run down gear that people rent. At The Paddle Sports Center we rent high quality and comfortable gear that makes your experience that much better!

We offer a wide variety of Stand­-Up Paddle Boards (SUP’s), Kayaks, surfboards & gear for rental. We pride ourselves on the quality of our gear, expertise of the various Paddle Sports, and the general stoke of what spending time on the ocean can provide to our lives. We have equipment to fit every shape, size, and experience level. Our staff spend hundreds of days on the ocean perfecting their skills, so please don’t hesitate and ask questions.

Best Location!

We currently have two Paddle Sports Center Locations (Santa Babara & Goleta Beach).  We offer dockside access and Beach access at our Santa Barbara location.

We rent a wide variety of equipment to fit all your paddling needs. From long distance touring, to fishing, to surfing we are your place. 

SUP Equipment:
Surftech, NSP, Starboard, Bounce, Bic, Werner, Quickblade, Quatro

Kayak Equipment: 
Ocean Kayak, Necky, RTM, Werner

Surf Equipment: 
NSP, OchoBoard


©2017 Paddle Sports Center. All Rights Reserved.
legal / policies / FAQs