Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

Coastal Cleanup Day

Saturday, September 23, 2023
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for International Coastal Cleanup Day at Cabrillo Beach!

This annual community cleanup, hosted in collaboration with Heal the Bay and the California Coastal Commision, happens at more than 55 sites, from Sea to Summit, across Los Angeles County and well beyond!

The health of our ocean (and planet as a whole) is threatened by pollution, climate change and harmful human activities.
You can make a positive difference! Join volunteers across the world in helping to improve our environment one piece of trash at a time!

Where: Outer Cabrillo Beach (check in at canopies)
When: 9am meet up
What to bring: sun protection, filled reusable water bottle, bucket and gardening/work gloves

Buckets, gloves and information will be provided by the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium.
You can also help make this event closer to zero waste by bringing your own supplies.

This event is free and open to all ages.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
*All participants under the age of 18 MUST have a waiver signed by their legal guardian

*Safety waivers are required for all participants:
Digital Waiver:
*Please have the completed document ready to be shown at the registration table (screenshots or printouts are ok)

English Digital Waiver

Spanish Digital Waiver

Printable Waiver:

English Printable Waiver

Spanish Printable Waiver

Last but not least, help us track the trash with the Clean Swell App:
Trash Free Seas: Clean SwellŽ App - Ocean Conservancy

Download and log into group name: CMA Beach Cleanup

By recording each item of trash you collect, you can help scientists and advocates in tackling issues of marine, coastal, and watershed debris on a global scale!

For more information and alternative cleanup locations please visit:
Coastal Cleanup Day (


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