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2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day: How to Sign Up

Volunteer and help keep SF’s beaches beautiful on Saturday, September 16th
By - posted 9/12/2017

Help keep San Francisco’s stretch of the coastline clean at the 2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day on the third Saturday of September.

2017 California Coastal Cleanup Day
Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 9 am to noon
All Over California

Cleanup and restoration activities will be happening in San Francisco, Marin, and Pacifica, including China Beach, Marin County, Fort Funston, San Francisco, Baker Beach, Lands End, Ocean Beach, Presidio of San Francisco, San Mateo County, and Crissy Field.

How to Get Started

1. Choose a Site and Register. Volunteers of all ages are welcome.

  • Individuals, families, and small groups: register online below.
  • Groups of 20 or more volunteers: please call (415) 561-3077 or email volunteer@parksconservancy.org to register.

2. Cleanup Sites: View map or choose by location below.

3. On Saturday, 9/16 at 9 am, arrive at the cleanup site with:

  • Youth Volunteers (18 and under) – Bring a parent signed waiver: English waiver (PDF) | Spanish waiver (PDF).
  • Proper clothingclosed-toe shoes (no sandals), sunscreen, hat, and layers.
  • Your own reusable supplies. Limit waste by bringing your own bag or bucket, gloves, and water bottle if you have them. Conserve–B.Y.O. this year


We need more people here! Nearly 80% of the trash we collect in San Francisco comes from the East side. Contact: San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.

  • Candlestick Point SRA/Yosemite Slough NorthRegister >>
    Site Captain: Literacy for Environmental Justice
  • Candlestick Point SRA/Yosemite Slough SouthRegister >>
    Site Captain: Literacy for Environmental Justice
  • Candlestick Point SRA/JackrabbitRegister >>
    Site Captain: Literacy for Environmental Justice
  • Candlestick Point SRA/Last PortRegister >>
    Site Captain: Literacy for Environmental Justice
  • Executive Park —Register >>
    Site Captain: San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
  • Heron’s Head ParkRegister >>
    Site Captain: Southeast Greenagers
  • India Basin Open SpaceRegister >>
    Site Captain: San Francisco Baykeeper
  • Islais Creek ParkRegister >>
    Site Captain: Schools of the Sacred Heart and Kayaks Unlimited
  • Mission Bay/China Basin—FULL
    Site Captain: The Hilton and Northeast Greenagers
  • Pier 94Register >>
    Site Captain: Golden Gate Audubon


Contact: Golden Gate National Parks, (415) 561-3077 or volunteer@parksconservancy.org.

  • Aquatic Park/Fisherman’s Wharf—Register >>
    Site Captain: Aquarium of the Bay, SF Maritime NHP
  • Crissy FieldRegister >>
    Site Captain: Presidio Trust
  • Baker BeachRegister >>
    Site Captain: NPS
  • East Beach and Crissy MarshRegister >>
    Site Captain: NPS
  • Lands EndRegister >>
    Site Captain: Parks Conservancy
  • Marina Green and Small Craft HarborRegister>>
    Site Captain: San Francisco Recreation and Park Department
  • Ocean Beach/Balboa & Sutro Heights ParkFULL
    Site Captain: San Francisco JROTC
  • Ocean Beach/Fulton and Golden Gate ParkRegister >>
    Site Captain: CA Coastal Commission, NPS, Parks Conservancy, San Francisco Recreation and Park Department
  • Ocean Beach/JudahRegister >>
    Site Captain: OceanHealth.org
  • Ocean Beach/NoriegaRegister >>
    Site Captain: Surfrider Foundation, San Francisco Chapter
  • Ocean Beach/SloatRegister >>
    Site Captain: Surfrider Foundation, San Francisco Chapter
  • Ocean Beach/Fort FunstonRegister >>
    Site Captain: UC Davis SF Alumni Chapter, NPS, Parks Conservancy

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