The Channel Islands Boating Center is a facility that provides educational and recreational opportunities for students of California State University, Channel Islands and Ventura County residents. Programs include teaching boating skills and providing educational opportunities about the marine environment.
The Waterfront Program at the Center offers various instructional and safety classes in kayaking, sailing and windsurfing. These programs may be instructional, recreational or competitive in nature to promote and encourage recreation to all campus and community members. The program is dedicated to promoting boating safety and education, and is partially supported through funding from the California Department of Boating and Waterways.