Recreation with an ocean view
For more than 90 years, the community has made East Beach Santa Barbara’s premier location for leisure activities and fun in the sun.
Located at 1118 East Cabrillo Boulevard in Santa Barbara, the Cabrillo Pavilion sits right on the sand at East Beach, and offers access to its state-of-the-art fitness room, locker rooms, showers, interior and private restrooms, and supports community activities ranging from fitness classes and beach volleyball to ocean swimming, summer camps, sporting special events, and more.
Ample parking is available in the adjacent paid City of Santa Barbara parking lots and bike racks are available, along with restrooms, stainless steel outdoor showers, and even a reservable barbecue area.
Beach Level Amenities
An airy space to suit a variety of activities, such as training classes, presentations, breakout sessions, and classes.
Use for conferences, meetings, breakout sessions, or reserve as a backstage changing room for your special event.
Lockers, showers, and changing areas for fitness room users or beach-goers, available at various rates to suit your needs.
Spacious open lobby with comfortable seating and free WiFi to use while you relax and wait for a your class to start.
Exterior restrooms, bike racks, stainless steel beach showers, and a reservable barbecue area make the Pavilion an ideal home base for any beach or ocean activities.
Reserve a Beach Wheelchair for Free at East Beach
The City of Santa Barbara currently has two beach wheelchairs (one manual and one motorized) available to the public and visitors free of charge seven days a week during regular operational hours; they are located at the Cabrillo Pavilion at East Beach.
Requests for the wheelchair can be made online; for help please call Cabrillo Pavilion staff at (805) 897-2680. Completion of a liability waiver and identification is required for reservations.
The beach wheelchairs were funded by a grant from the California State Coastal Conservancy in 2019.
To reserve a beach wheelchair, please sign up using Sign-up Genius at the link below:
Many photos on this page are used courtesy of Jason Rick Photography.