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The Northern Ohio Surfrider Chapter is looking forward to an exciting year of events along our lakes and waterways. 

Click this Volunteer link to sign up for our newsletters and emails.  Or follow us on Facebook and Instagram

Join us at an upcoming event by registering for one of the upcoming events listed below. Simply click the links in the calendar of events to register in our effort to keep Northern Ohio beaches safe to swim surf, paddle and play. 

 

Northern Ohio Surfrider Bar Crawl

It our annual membership drive and fun-raiser!
 
Sunday, July 28th at 11am 
 
We will meet at 11a at Edgewater Surf located at 1328 Linda Street in Rocky River, Ohio. Then we will assemble the crew and pass out t-shirts. Then we will crawl to Herbs Tavern, Tommy's and Market and Wine Bar. (Cash bar at all locations).
 
Click here for the official registration link. That link will register you for a t-shirt and you can put in your size.  You will be asked to add your $25 donation to a new link: https://mygiving.surfrider.org/-/XTGJFHJH
 
Please make donations as individual members so we can ensure that each member of your crew gains a membership. 
 
We look forward to seeing you. Bring a friend. The Great Lakes Needs More Friends.
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2024 Events

✔️ March 13 - 6:00p  2024 Business Planning & Kickoff Meeting at Hatfield's Good Grub in Kamm's Corner 

✔️ April 21 - 10a Earth Day Beach Cleanup at Mentor Lagoons at 1p-3p 

✔️ May 4 - 10a  RiverSweep Cleanup in partnership with Canalway Partners @ Merwins Wharf

✔️ May 7 - Black River Audubon Society Monthly Meeting Our Volunteer Coordinator, Lara Roketenetz will speak on the "Challenges of our Great Lakes for Humans and Wildlife" at Carlisle Visitor Center in Lagrange Ohio. Time 7p. Link for full details

- May 16 - 6:30-7:30p Recycle Right! in person presentation in partnership with Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District and Keep the Lakes Great! @ Terrestrial Brewing Company

- May 18 - 10a  Beach Cleanup at Spitzer Beach in Lorain. Donation based yoga session with Kim Haney and Sundog Yoga and Wellness at 9a prior to cleanup.

- June-August - Invasive Species Frogbit Cleanup at Old Woman Creek in Huron. Time TBD

- June 15 - 10a International Surfing Day Beach Cleanup at Spitzer Beach in Lorain. Donation based yoga session with Kim Haney and Sundog Yoga and Wellness at 9a prior to cleanup. 

- June 21 - Blazing Paddles Paddlefest at Merwins Wharf, Time CANCELLED

- July 28 - Bar Crawl Fun-raiser and Membership Drive in Rocky River. Event starts at Edgewater Surf, 11a start time

- August 10 - Lakeview Beach Lorain, OH, Details Coming Soon

- August 17 - Whiskey Island Paddlefest at Whiskey Island in Cleveland, OH

- December - Year End Party 

Our Impact in Northern Ohio

Our efforts are paying off.
See what we’ve accomplished in 2023

275


Volunteers

10


Clean ups

1500+


Pounds of trash removed

1


Education Event

Year End Review 2023 Video
Surfrider Foundation volunteers at a cleanup at Irish Town Bend in Cleveland Ohio
The Northern Ohio team at our first cleanup of 2023 at Irish Town Bend in Cleveland, Ohio. We pulled 403 pounds of trash from the area surrounding the Cuyahoga River.
The Surfrider Foundation Northern Ohio Chapter Team Photo at Irish Town Bend in Cleveland Ohio.
Join our team!  Team photo from the first cleanup of 2023 at Irish Town Bend.
Our Volunteer Coordinator at the #CLE Sign
Our Volunteer Coordinator Lara poses at Irish Town Bend Cleanup Session.
Surfrider Foundation team wraps up a successful cleanup session
Lara reads the stats. 403 pounds of trash collected at our first cleanup session of 2023 in Cleveland Ohio
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Rusty Deane from Argonaut addresses the class and schools us how to safely navigate the Cuyahoga River at our first educational event of the year.
Rusty Deane teaches water safety to Surfrider Foundation members in Cleveland Ohio
Rusty Deane from Argonaut teaches water safety at the first educational event of the Northern Ohio Surfrider Foundation calendar.
Trash picked up by the Northern Ohio Surfrider Foundation at Irish Town Bend Cleanup
403 pounds of trash were collected at our 1st cleanup at Irish Town Bend in April 2023. Our favorite finds? A machete, a rusty bike, an HVAC unit and a disco-style smoke machine!
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Paddles and Pints nite with Surfrider Foundation Team members in downtown Cleveland on the Cuyahoga River

Paddles and Pints with Northern Ohio Surfrider on Lake Erie
Paddles and Pints with Northern Ohio Surfrider on Lake Erie. Photo courtesy of Melanie Watt
The Surfrider Northern Ohio team at Riverfest 2023
The Surfrider Northern Ohio team at Riverfest 2023
Northern ohio Surfrider Foundation at Wendy Park beach cleanup
The Northern ohio Surfrider Foundation at Wendy Park beach cleanup in downtown Cleveland in July 2023 pulled 90 pounds of trash from the shoreway.