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A-Frame Surf Shop:  Retail surf shop offering lessons. 3785 Santa Claus Ln., Carpinteria; (805) 684-8803;

Bici Centro:  Nonprofit community bike shop, education center, thrift store (secondhand bikes and parts), and repair help. 434 Olive St.; (805) 617-3255;

Bicycle Bob’s:  Bike shop including trek, service, and demo models, rides, and more. 320 S. Kellogg Ave., Goleta; (805) 682-4699;

Cal Coast Adventures:  Bike/kayak/paddleboard rentals/tours, surf lessons. Bikes: 736 Carpinteria St.; Boards: West Beach by Stearns Wharf; (805) 628-2444;

Calico Hunter Charters:  Fishing trips specializing in sea bass. (805) 484-2041;

Captain Jack’s Tours & Events Santa Barbara:  With so many fun things to do here in Santa Barbara, Captain Jack’s Tours & Events has something for everyone. (805) 564-1819;

Channel Islands Adventure Company:  Guided Channel Islands and Santa Barbara kayaking, surf lessons, stand-up paddle boarding, wine tours, and more. (805) 884-9283;

Channel Islands Aviation:  Fly to the islands, refuel, or learn to pilot planes. Camarillo Airport, 305 Durley Ave., Camarillo; (805) 987-1301;

Circle Bar B Stables:  Renting horses for 81 years. 1800 Refugio Rd., Goleta; (805) 968-3901;

Cloud Climbers Jeep Tours:  Wine, adventure, and more in Santa Barbara and Ojai. (805) 646-3200;

Cloud Nine Glider Rides:  Bird’s-eye views from ultralight gliders. Santa Ynez Airport, 900 Airport Rd., Santa Ynez; (805) 602-6620;

Condor Express:  Whale watching and more. 301 W. Cabrillo Blvd.; (805) 882-0088;

E-Bikery:  Electric bike rental/sales/tours/accessories. 506 State St., (805) 869-2574;

El Capitan Canyon Resort:  Coastal nature lodging. 11560 Calle Real, Gaviota coast; (866) 352-2729;

Eagle Paragliding:  Paragliding lessons, pilot training, and tours by a team of instructors led by Rob Sporrer. (805) 968-0980;

Fastrack Bicycles:  Bike shop. 118 W. Canon Perdido St.; (805) 884-0210;

Fly Away Hang Gliding: Lessons, new and used equipment. (802) 558-6350;

Hazard’s Cyclesport:  Bike shop. 110 Anacapa St.; (805) 966-3787;

Island Packers:  Transportation to Channel Islands, whale watching, and harbor cruises. 1691 Spinnaker Dr., Ste. 105B, Ventura; (805) 642-1393;

Isla Vista Bicycle Boutique:  Bike shop serving the Isla Vista community for more than 30 years. 880 Embarcadero del Mar, Isla Vista; (805) 968-3338;

J7 Surfboards:  Surf shop. 24 E. Mason St.; (805) 290-4129;

Ka Nai’a Outrigger Canoe Club:  Competitive and noncompetitive canoeing and lessons. (805) 969-5595;

Mountain Air Sports:  Skis, snowboards, camping equipment, kayaks, footwear, trail running, specialty, and more. 14 State St.; (805) 962-0049;

Muller Aquatic Center:  Aquatic physical therapy, open swim, and aquatic fitness classes. 22 Anacapa St.; (805) 845-1231;

Open Air Bicycles:  Sales, rentals, repairs, and safety checks. 1303 State St., Ste. A; (805) 962-7000;

Paddle Sports Center: Stand-up paddleboard and kayak rentals. 117 Harbor Wy., Ste. B, and 5986 Sandspit Rd., Goleta; (805) 617-3425;

Play It Again Sports:  Secondhand and new gear. 4850 Hollister Ave., Ste. B; (805) 967-9889;

REI:  Gear, rentals, repairs, classes, and organized outings. 321 Anacapa St.; (805) 560-1938;

S.B. Adventure Company:  Outdoor tours including kayaking at Channel Islands and S.B. coastline, wine tasting, and more. (805) 884-9283;

S.B. Aquatics:  Scuba shop offering lessons, equipment, rentals, classes, scuba certification, and more. 5822 Hollister Ave., Goleta; (805) 967-4456;

S.B. Bicycle Coalition:  Advocacy and resources for bike safety, access, and education. (805) 845-8955;

S.B. Rock Gym:  Indoor gym, outdoor tours, classes, and youth programs. 322 State St.; (805) 770-3225;

S.B. Sailing Center:  Coastal and Channel Island cruises, a sailing club, rentals, lessons, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and more. 302 W. Cabrillo Blvd.; (805) 962-2826;

S.B. Sea Charters:  Fishing, charters, tours, filming, photography, and transportation. (805) 896-0541;

S.B. Swim Club:  Make swimming a daily routine. Youth and adult programs offered. (805) 401 Shoreline Dr.; 966-9757;

S.B. Wine Country Cycling Tours:  Pedal through the vines. 1693 Mission Dr., Solvang; (805) 557-8687;

Sea Landing:  Jet Ski and kayak rentals, fishing, charters, scuba, whale-watching, and more. 301 W. Cabrillo Blvd.; (805) 963-3564;

Segway Of S.B.:  Multiple tours, Segway and SoloCraft sales, Polaris Slingshot rentals. 122 Gray Ave.; (805) 963-7672;

StandUp Paddle Sports:  Lessons, rentals, and retail. 121 Santa Barbara St.; (805) 962-7877;

Sunset KiddSails, whale-watching, charters, cruises, and more. 125 Harbor Wy., Ste. 13; charters: (805) 962-8222, yachts: (805) 965-1675;

Surf Happens:  Surf lessons and camps for all ages; retail shop in Carpinteria. 13 E. Haley St. and 3825 Santa Claus Ln., Carpinteria; (805) 966-3613;

Surf ’N’ Wear Beach House:  Retail surf shop offering lessons. 10 State St.; (805) 963-1281;

Velo Pro Cyclery:  Rentals, sales, and repair. 15 Hitchcock Wy. and 5887 Hollister Ave., Goleta; (805) 963-7775 and (805) 964-8355;

Wavewalker Charters:  Fishing and whale-watching. S.B. Harbor, Marina 3; (805) 895-3273;

Wheel Fun Rentals:  Skates, bikes (specialty and otherwise), boogie boards, and more. 24 E. Mason St.; Hilton S.B. Beachfront Resort, 633 E. Cabrillo Blvd.; Hyatt Centric S.B., 1111 E. Cabrillo Blvd.; (805) 966-2282;


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