College of HHD

  • image shows students walking toward camera. The names of HHD's nine academic departments are shown.
  • children listen as a book is read to them. Early literacy.
  • Apparel Design and Merchandising students create from the first drawings to the completed garments.
  • community recreation at the RTM aquatic center at castaic lake.
  • nursing students learn to take blood pressure readings.
  • dancers in midair
  • Happy HHD 2018 graduates at commencement smiling at the camera

The Aquatic Center at Castaic Lake

canoes and sailboats on Castaic LakeHalf an hour north of campus is the Aquatic Center at Castaic Lake, in the foothills of the Santa Clarita Valley.

This award winning Boating and Instructional Safety Center is recognized locally and nationally for its excellence in boating and water safety education.  Serving nearly 11,000 people a year through credit, non-credit and community service programs and activities, the Center offers water skiing, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, canoeing, personal watercraft, fishing, nature walks, snorkeling and scuba diving.  For more information on the Center, visit the webpage within the site for the Department of Recreation and Tourism Management.