October 10, 2014

[Canceled] Southwest Waterfront Cleanup with the DC Dragon Boat Club

Join us and the DC Dragon Boat Club on October 11th for a cleanup along the SW Waterfront!

Meet up at Gangplank Marina (600 Water St SW) at 10am. Bring your board (SUP), boat, or paddle-able flotation device. Volunteers without vessels will join together to paddle 1 of the Club’s dragon boats (holds 22 people! Imagine how much trash we can fit!)

Dress for the weather. Light, non-cotton layers highly recommended! Clean up supplies will be provided.

After the cleanup, we’ll celebrate our hard work at Cantina Marina!

RSVP on Facebook or Meetup! We hope to see you there!

September 23, 2014

Adopted Beach Cleanup This Sunday

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Come to the Delaware Seashore this weekend for our adopted beach cleanup, some waves, and other fun coastal activities! Also, refreshments and supplies will be provided at the cleanup.

In addition to our beach cleanup, there are lots of other fun events going on near Ocean City the weekend of September 26th. Come spend the weekend with us!

Camp with us at Delaware Seashore Campground (Indian River Inlet)! We have 1 campsite (T07) already reserved for 2 nights that can accommodate 6 other people. Comment on Facebook to join our reservation: https://facebook.com/events/687118014690266. To reserve your own campsite, visit: http://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/. There are lots of hotel options in the area for the non-camping crowd.

Our adopted beach is located at Keybox Road (at its intersection with Route 1 Coastal Hwy) in Delaware Seashore State Park.

Here’s a tentative schedule, join for as little or as much as you’d like:

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th : 
– Drive up & camp with us at Delaware Seashore Campground (Indian River Inlet)
– Optional 11am – 10pm Bluegrass on the Bay in OC
– Optional evening/sunset paddle (Savages Ditch Rd)

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27th :
– Early AM wake up & surf
– Breakfast at campsite
– Optional 10am Pigs on the Beach Motorcycle Parade in OC 
– Optional 11am – 7pm Wine on the Beach in OC
– Optional 10am – 10pm Bluegrass on the Bay in OC
– Evening/sunset paddle, location TBD

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th :
– Early AM wake up & surf/paddle
– Breakfast at campsite
– 12pm cleanup
– 2pm head home

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July 24, 2014

2014 David Stemper Memorial River Cleanup this Saturday

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We’re having a river cleanup this Saturday on the Anacostia. Come get outdoors, help clean our local rivers, and remember a honored chapter member, David Stemper.  Details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/318625124962076/

…also, we’ll have canoes for all volunteers…yeah, canoes! Who can turn this down? We’ll see you Saturday.

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June 26, 2014

Adopted Beach Cleanup This Saturday

Join us Saturday, June 28th at our adopted beach for a cleanup from 12pm to 2pm. Refreshments and supplies will be provided. Bring old sneakers to go trash hunting in the dunes.  Our adopted beach is located at Keybox Road (at its intersection with Route 1 Coastal Hwy) in Delaware Seashore State Park.

Drive up Friday, June 27th and camp with us at Delaware Seashore Campground (Indian River Inlet).  To reserve a campsite, please visit: http://delawarestateparks.reserveamerica.com/.  The Delaware Seashore State Park campground at Indian River Inlet is located off Route 1 Coastal Hwy just south of the Indian River bridge. After crossing over the bridge, make your 1st right onto Turn Point Rd, and then your next left into the campground.

If you need a ride, or have a free seat in your car, please post on Facebook!

Hope to see you there!

June 18, 2014

Potomac Paddle on Friday for International Surfing Day 2014

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Come celebrate International Surfing Day DC-style on the Potomac River with your awesome Surfrider friends! Join us for an after work paddle out of Columbia Island Marina. Depending upon conditions, we’ll paddle up river to Three Sisters (or until we get tired). Prone paddlers welcome!

After enjoying our time on the water, we continue sharing the summer stoke by grilling, hanging out, and talking about all the great things the chapter is going to be doing the rest of the year!

To reserve one of the chapter’s SUPs, email river@dc.surfrider.org. Check out isd.surfrider.org for more info about International Surfing Day.

We hope to see you out there on the water with us!

June 17, 2014

After-work paddle, this Tuesday, June 17

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Come to Key Bridge Boathouse on Tuesday, June 17 at 6:15pm for the chapter’s after-work paddle.

There’s rentals if you don’t have your own board and chapter members will be in attendance to help newbies to learn the ropes.  Come on out and cool off on the river!

May 29, 2014

Annual Spring OBX Surf Trip This Weekend

Interested in surfing in the Outer Banks this weekend? We’re headed down to Frisco, NC to camp, surf, grill, and enjoy all that OBX has to offer. More details here: http://dc.surfrider.org/obx.

If you’re on Facebook, you can RSVP here:

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May 22, 2014

Our second after-work paddle is today!

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After the success of our inaugural after-work paddle, we needed to hold a second.  So, the chapter is organizing a paddle after work on the Potomac at 6:15pm TODAY (Thursday, May 22).  Jam out of work ASAP and bring your SUP, prone board, kayak, or canoe to (or rent one at) the Key Bridge Boathouse and join the DC chapter for some good times on the river.  No experience is needed and all are welcome to attend (including non-members).  Come check out what the chapter is about.  RSVP on Facebook or just show up!

May 16, 2014

Alexandria Waterfront Cleanup This Sunday

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Come help the DC Chapter clean up the Alexandria waterfront this Sunday, May 18 at 9am!  There’s a bunch of polystyrene foam out there — maybe there’s something that D.C. can do to help with that?

Attending the cleanup will also enter you to win the Jack Johnson tickets for his June 5 show at Merriweather.

You can RSVP on Facebook (below) or just show up!

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May 11, 2014

After-work paddle this Tuesday!

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Join us at Key Bridge Boathouse on Tuesday at 6:15pm for our first Summer 2014 after-work paddle the Potomac!  Interested in joining?  RSVP on Facebook, email chair@dc.surfrider.org, or just show on up at 6:15 ready to paddle!

You can bring your own SUP, kayak, canoe, prone boards, or rent one from Key Bridge Boathouse.

 

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