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Southern Glazer Beach Clean Up

Beach Clean-Ups

Join us at 10AM for our monthly beach clean-ups 

Start your day changing the ocean’s future! We host monthly beach clean-ups at rotating beaches. All are welcome and all the supplies will be provided. Look for our Surfrider table to check in. 

Here are our next beach clean-ups (typically on fourth Sundays):

  • December 18 - McAbee Beach & Cannery Row (El Torito Lot)

2023

  • January 22 - San Carlo Beach Park - oceanfront by tables
  • February 26 - Del Monte Beach - by municipal wharf
  • March 26 - Lovers Point Beach & Park
  • April 23 - McAbee Beach & Cannery Row - El Torito Parking Lot
  • May 21 - Monterey Tides north - Seaside State Beach Parking Lot
  • June 25 - Del Monte Beach - End of Beach Way & Tide Ave
  • July 23 - Sand City Beach - end of Tioga Ave
  • August 27 - Sand City Beach - end of Playa Ave
  • September 17 - TBD - joint effort with Coastal Clean Up Day
  • October 22 - San Carlo Beach - oceanfront by the tables
  • November 26- Del Monte Municipal Beach - by municipal wharf
  • December 17 - McAbee Beach & Cannery Row - El Torito Parking Lot

 

2023 Beach Clean Ups - Surfrider Monterey
Del monte

 

Frequently asked questions

DO I NEED TO SIGN UP AHEAD OF TIME?

Nope, we just want you to show up and help us give back to our beautiful beaches. Once you’re there, you can sign in at our Surfrider table -- it's that simple!

CAN I BRING MY KIDS, FRIENDS OR A GROUP?

Yes. For groups of 20+, just contact us and let us know how many you expect. Please read through the rest of the FAQ’s below before emailing. Kids of all ages are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult at all times. We cannot watch anyone once they are dropped off or cleaning the beach.

WHAT DO YOU PROVIDE?

We provide bags, gloves, tabulating sheets (to keep longitudinal track of litter data), water and fruit.

DO I NEED TO BRING ANYTHING?

We recommend bringing a hat, sunblock, and water. If you have work gloves and a bucket, bring them along too!

DO I HAVE TO STAY THE WHOLE TWO HOURS?

Not at all, any amount of time you can donate is appreciated.

CAN YOU SIGN MY VOLUNTEER HOURS SHEET?

We would love to…but you MUST show us that you participated.

DO I HAVE TO PAY FOR PARKING?

Possibly, depending on the cleanup location. Check out our Facebook or Instagram page for site-specific details.

DO YOUR BEACH CLEANUPS CHANGE LOCATIONS?

Yes, we are moving our beach cleanups around quite a bit to include all of Monterey County. Always check the locations here or on Facebook/Instagram before heading out to the cleanup.

DO YOU EVER CANCEL OR RESCHEDULE A BEACH CLEANUP DUE TO THE WEATHER?

Our Beach Clean Ups are rarely canceled due to weather. Should such be the case, it will be posted on our website and Instagram/Facebook as well as sent out in our email.

All volunteers are welcome to participate and must sign a Liability Waiver that will be available at the beach for you to sign.