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Beach Cleanup at Ocean Beach Pier

August 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

*Our cleanup events are currently suspended until further notice.

The Surfrider Foundation, San Diego Chapter hosts a beach cleanup at Ocean Beach Pier.  Meet at Ocean Beach Veterans’ Plaza, south of the lifeguard tower.

Driving Directions
From I-5 South: Take Exit 21 for SeaWorld Dr/Tecolote Rd. Turn right onto SeaWorld Dr/Tecolote Rd. Continue onto Sunset Cliffs Blvd. Slight right to stay on Sunset Cliffs Blvd. Turn right onto Niagara Ave, and follow it to the beach.

From I-5 North: Take 8 West/Beaches. Exit onto left onto Sunset Cliffs Blvd. Slight right to stay on Sunset Cliffs Blvd. Turn right onto Niagara Ave, and follow to the beach.

Beach Cleanup Information

  • Meet at the location described, and look for the blue pop-up tent. That’s where you’ll start your morning by signing in and borrowing cleanup supplies.
  • We will have supplies on hand, but by bringing your own reusable gloves, reusable bag/bucket and/or reusable water bottle, we create less waste in order to remove it.
  • Please wear comfortable clothes, closed-toed shoes and sunscreen. All volunteers (individuals as well as groups) are welcome to participate and must sign this liability waiver. Volunteers under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present at the beginning of the cleanup to sign a liability waiver before the minor can participate.
  • Registration is not required unless a group is larger than 25 people – to register please contact [email protected].
  • As a volunteer, you play an active role in determining the sources of trash on our beaches. During the cleanup, please be prepared to fill out a data card detailing the types of trash that you collected, and make sure to have your trash weighed when you return to the registration table at the end of the cleanup.

Weather Cancellation Policy
If it is lightly raining, we will hold the cleanup. If there are heavy rains, we will cancel the cleanup. To check the status of a cleanup, please see the San Diego Coastkeeper events calendar or visit us on social media.

For additional information, please contact: [email protected].


August 1, 2020
9:00 am - 11:00 am