Surfrider San Francisco is a passionate group of individuals who are working to protect our Oceans, Waves, and Beaches. We are committed to being stewards of our of coastlines and beaches through cleanups, educational events, and pursuing sustainable coastline management solutions.Learn more
The Trump administration wants to open the Atlantic, Pacific, Eastern Gulf, and Arctic to new offshore oil and gas drilling. This is part of the largest assault on our ocean in American history. Make your voice heard and keep this disastrous new exploration from harming our coastlines.Learn More
Our beaches are disappearing at an alarming rate. Our report finds that only 8 out of 30 US states are doing a ‘fair or better’ job of responding to erosion and coastal preservation. Check out our State of the Beach and Report Card and learn more about our Coastal Preservation Campaigns.Get Involved!
We are a dedicated group of volunteer activists, who are passionate about protecting the places we love to spend time. We are a non-profit, grassroots organization who work at the local, state, and federal level. At the local level we strive to be an integral part of our San Francisco community by organizing such events as as beach cleanups, educational, and social gatherings. At the state and federal level, we send representatives to educate and fight for policy change for the greater impact.
Our mission is to keep our Ocean, Waves, and Beaches clean for all to enjoy, and find creative ways to prevent plastic pollution from making it to the beach and ocean in the first place. Based on our geography, we are on the front lines to the threat of sea level rise and are working with the City, among numerous other stakeholders, to make sure we protect our coastlines without destroying our beaches.
Founded in 1984 by a handful of visionary surfers in Malibu, California, the Surfrider Foundation is a non-profit grassroots organization that now maintains over 500,000 members, 84 chapters, and 40 clubs.
The San Francisco Chapter is responsible for protecting the diverse coastline within the San Francisco County. We are a diverse and organized group that provide a powerful voice for our Ocean, Waves, Beaches, and Bay! We are an inclusive organization and invite everyone who is passionate about our beautiful City to get involved.
The San Francisco Chapter is fortunate to be located in one of the most forward thinking and environmentally conscious areas of the United States. This allows us to work with some of the most well know small, medium, and large organizations to achieve our goals. We are proud to call the following businesses and organizations our partners: New Resource Bank, Sports Basement, and Waterbar.