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San Diego County Chapter

30th Annual Paddle For Clean Water


Sunday, October 2 2022
Ocean Beach Pier | 9am - 2pm

A 30 year tradition RAISING awareness about our ongoing battle for clean water & healthy coasTS!

Beach Yoga | Breakfast for Paddlers | Live Music | Paddle Around the Pier | Epic Prize Drawing

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Footage from 2019, featuring live music from Iron Sage Wood and emcee’ing from Chris Cantore and Mark West.

Our signature awareness event, the Paddle for Clean Water, is the largest non-competitive surf event in California. Each year, hundreds of participants paddle their surfboards, SUPs, kayaks and other paddle craft around the 1,971 ft. Ocean Beach pier – the longest concrete pier on the West Coast –  to raise awareness and funds to protect clean water and healthy beaches in San Diego County. Together, we raise awareness about the threats to clean water and the solutions our chapter, along with others in the community, are putting in place to address them. The Paddle for Clean Water is a free, family-friendly event. We encourage the entire surf & paddling community to join us in this momentous paddle, and we encourage everyone who loves the beach to come out, support, fundraise, and have fun at this awesome community event. San Diego’s beaches are ours to enjoy, and ours to protect! 

Looking to volunteer at or support this year's event?

Support the cause!

Add stoke to your paddle and Create a peer to pier fundraising page in your name

The Sickest Prize Drawing

Our prize draw is the stuff of legends! While some will win BIG, we make sure “everyone’s a winner” by assembling a massive pool of prizes, gift certificates, surf and paddle items, and merch. 
Past prizes included an annual car wash membership from Soapy Joe’s, a Rinsekit portable shower, Nixon watches, sunglasses by Costa Del Mar and Spy, a GoPro, women’s wetsuit by Hakuna Wear, a custom shaped surboard by Liv3mind, and much more!  
All attendees are entitled to a ticket + can purchase more to raise funds for clean water & healthy beaches!

Please email our Chapter Manager if you’d like to donate to the prize drawing.

Thank You to Our Sponsors & Friends