Located on the beautiful Eureka waterfront across from Woodley Island Marina, the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center (HBAC) is a multipurpose facility dedicated to providing boating safety, outdoor recreation and educational opportunities for the local community, HSU students and staff and beyond Humboldt County.
Our services include a full-scale aquatic equipment rental program, activities such as scenic tours, classes and group educational outings about the local wildlife, Humboldt Bay and water safety. HBAC provides rooms to rent for conferences, classes, receptions, and a variety of other events. Contact Us for more information. Find us on FaceBook!
Facility Room Rental
The Aquatic Center provides rooms to rent for conferences, classes, receptions, and a variety of other events. Read more...
Aquatic Gear Rental
We've got kayaks, canoes and stand up paddle boards. Rent a boat and set on an adventure or let us teach you. Read more...
Our collaborative program with Center Activities offers sea kayaking, sailing and stand up paddling classes. Read more...
In partnership with HSU’s Extended Education program and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), HBAC is also home to over 150 classes per year with topics ranging from Shakespeare to gardening. Information on OLLI and Extended Education classes, can be found at www.humboldt.edu/olli and www.humboldt.edu/extended.
HSU Women's Rowing
The HBAC is also proud to house the 2012 and 2014 NCAA Division II national women’s rowing champions. The boat storage, locker rooms, and training room serve as the on-water headquarters for the Humboldt State University Intercollegiate women’s rowing team. More information on the women’s rowing team is available at www.hsujacks.com.