Photo: Keenan Bush


Our core fuel for positive change!

From teaching our youth the core principles of sustainability, to demonstrating and presenting the omnipresence of plastics in our oceans and beaches though beach cleans and education, Surfrider’s programs help ensure that our marine ecosystems are protected.


Love Your Beach Clean (LYBC)

Beach cleans are the keystone of our work, and take place in three different ways: community beach cleans, remote shoreline clean ups, and beach event/surf competition cleans! Our clean ups not only restore the shores from pollution, they provide data […]

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Rise Above Plastics Rise Above Plastics (RAP) program goal is to reduce the impacts of plastics in the marine environment by raising awareness about the dangers of plastic pollution and by advocating for a reduction of single-use plastics and the recycling of all […]

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Wetsuit Reincarnation

Give us your tired, your weary, and your wounded wetsuits.  We’ll take ’em!  Just please make sure they’re dry – we don’t like stinky wetsuits any more than you do. Surfrider Pacific Rim have partnered with SUGA to help save your unwanted […]

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Stitch ‘n’ Beach

Stitch ‘n’ Beach began as an event to raise awareness for our “BYOB – Bring Your Own Bag” campaign with the goal to create 1000 reusable bags before the Whale Festival kick-off in March, 2017. We surpassed that goal, and […]

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Youth Environmental Stewardship (YES)

Young people are the future, and the way we treat our environment today will directly affect their quality of life as adults. With that in mind, Surfrider Pacific Rim has developed a program designed to educate, inspire, and empower young […]

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