Oceans-to-Classrooms | REEF

An Ocean View of the World


UCSB Campus Pt. grade school kids visiting The REEF run on the beach
Monica Pessino

Scott E. Simon
The REEF Director
MSI Education & Outreach Program Manager
t: 805.893.8765
f: 805.893.8062
e: scott_simon@ucsb.edu

Talula Wilmot
REEF/O2C Program Coordinator
t: 805.893.8765
f: 805.893.8062
e: outreach@msi.ucsb.edu

Public Hours

Have you ever wanted to hold a sea hare or lobster?
Come down to The REEF for Open Door!
We are open to the public every Friday/Saturday (except for major holidays) during our Open Door hours. The REEF is always FREE of charge.


Friday 4:00pm–5:00pm
Saturday 11:00am–2:00pm

Winter 2024 Open Door Dates:*

January 26th–March 16th
The REEF will be closed this Saturday, February 17th.

*Subject to change. Please email our REEF Program Coordinator at outreach@msi.ucsb.edu for the latest dates/hours.