Newport Beach Chapter

Newport Beach

Our Impact in 2019


active programs


beach cleanups


pounds of trash removed from local beaches


volunteers recruited

Help Protect Newport Beach Coastline and Bay

Who We Are

Newport Beach Chapter

Surfrider is a community of everyday people who passionately protect our playground – the ocean, waves, and beaches that provide us so much enjoyment. Newport Beach Chapter was established in 1999.

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What We Do

Our Programs

Rise Above Plastic

Rise Above Plastics is designed to eliminate the impacts of plastics in the marine environment.

Ocean Friendly Restaurants

The Ocean Friendly Restaurants program offers restaurants an easy way to show their commitment to making sustainable choices for our ocean.

Teach & Test (BWTF)

Our Teach and Test program (aka BWTF) is the volunteer-run, water testing, education and advocacy program.

Youth Leadership

Youth Leadership Program is the name of our Surfrider Foundation High School Clubs.

Beach Cleanups

Our chapter hosts a 2-hour beach cleanup at 9 AM on the first Saturday of each month. Join us!

Corporate Sponsored Cleanups

Sponsor a cleanup and establish your company as a good corporate citizen.

How You Can Start Making Difference

Come to Beach Cleanups

Beach cleanups reduce litter, protect our ocean and raise awareness about litter and plastic pollution. Our chapter hosts a 2-hour beach cleanup at 9 AM on the first Saturday of each month.

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Join Our Programs

From testing our coastal waters to certifying ocean friendly restaurants, Surfrider’s programs help ensure that our marine environments are protected on many different levels.

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Your support will help the Newport Beach Chapter protect the local coastline and environment.

Spread the Word

Tell your friends and colleagues about the problems we are trying to solve at Surfrider, educate people around you about the harm of single-use plastics.


Support Your Newport Beach

Your financial support will ensure that our chapter has the right tools and resources to carry out the Surfrider mission.

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