The Surfrider Foundation is a non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to the protection and preservation of our world’s oceans, waves and beaches. Founded in 1984 by a handful of visionary surfers, the Surfrider Foundation now maintains over 50,000 members and 83 chapters across the United States and Puerto Rico, with international affiliates in Australia, Europe, Japan and Brazil
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Chapter Information

The South Sound Chapter of Surfrider serves the Tacoma, Gig Harbor and the southern Puget Sound region. Check us out on Facebook or email us at sssurfrider@gmail.com for any inquiries or questions!

Our Programs

Blue Water Taskforce, Beach Clean UpsOcean Friendly GardensRise Above Plastics  and the Clean Water Classic Surf Competition!

We have volunteer opportunities available: table an event, collect water samples, install an ocean friendly garden, get involved in reducing single-use plastics in Tacoma, or clean up your local beach.

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