Surfrider Benefit Brew

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

  Head over to Vancouver Island Brewery’s website to cast your vote: http://www.vanislandbrewery.com/default.aspx?PageID=1059 Thanks for your support and help in choosing the perfect beer to brew for the Surfrider Foundation. Below is a list of 8 possible beers along with tasting notes to help assist you in your decision making. Please vote with your palate ...

Stretching Before Beach Cleanups!

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

  Join us Sunday, March 9th at French Beach Provincial Park where special guest instructors from Moksha Yoga Victoria will lead us through a pre-clean up stretch/yoga session! 10:30 am meet at French beach and start your morning off right by going through some poses with Moksha; 11:00 am Beach clean up starts as usual along French ...

Chapter Elections 2014 – 2015

Posted by on Nov 14, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The chapter executive committee and program leadership positions are an important elements of each Surfrider chapter. Having a full chapter executive committee is crucial in maintaining and growing each and every chapter. Surfrider chapter executive committees exist for two years before elections occur again. This is to ensure that all volunteers are afforded opportunities to ...

King Tides 2013

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 in Events, Uncategorized | No Comments

         We are excited to announce a new Surfrider Vancouver Island Initiative – King Tides! Every winter the BC coast experiences extreme high tides, also known as King Tides. King tides illustrate the average water levels we can expect in the next 100 years due to climate change induced sea level rise. Imagine ...

New Combing the Coast Video!!!

Posted by on Nov 3, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

In June 2013, a team of 12 volunteers travelled to Rugged Point Provincial Park to perform a large scale marine debris removal operation. This event was the third annual Combing the Coast Wilderness Beach Cleanup and was organized by the Vancouver Island Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation. Over 1200 pounds of debris was removed from ...

Combing the Coast Celebration!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

  Wednesday, September 11, 7pm @ Cinderbloc Studio (map) Come join us for our 3rd Annual Combing the Coast Celebration! There will be a film screening of the brand new film from the June 2013 remote beach cleanup event at Rugged Point Provincial Park. There will also be a legendary Surfrider VI raffle, music by DJ ...

Ellice Recycle Sponsors Combing the Coast

Posted by on Jul 1, 2013 in Combing the Coast, News, Uncategorized | No Comments

  Surfrider Vancouver Island is excited to announce that Ellice Recycle Ltd. is a proud new sponsor of the Combing the Coast beach cleanup program. Ellice will be providing in-kind waste management and recycling support for all the debris collected throughout the year at Surfrider VI beach cleanups. Through our partnership with Ellice, Surfrider VI ...

International Surfing Day

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Come celebrate International Surfing Day in Victoria, Thursday June 20th at HtO surf shop. There will be surf films, a membership drive, raffles and give aways. HtO Surfshop (1314 Broad St.), 7-10pm Check the calendar for full event details and location map! Check the International Surfing Day website for more info about the day!   ...

Vancouver Island Brewery Sponsors Combing the Coast

Posted by on Apr 2, 2013 in Combing the Coast, Uncategorized | No Comments

  Vancouver Island Brewery and Surfrider Vancouver Island are proud to announce an exciting new partnership. Vancouver Island Brewery and their Beachcomber Summer Ale and Storm Watcher Winter Ale are sponsoring the Combing the Coast Beach Cleanup Program. Now when you enjoy a bottle of Beachcomber or Storm Watcher you can be stoked that you are ...

New Executive Committee Opportunity!

Posted by on Mar 19, 2013 in Blog, News, Uncategorized | No Comments

Surfrider Foundation, Vancouver Island Chapter is looking for a new Volunteer Coordinator to be on the Chapter Executive Committee. If you are stoked on the coast, like engaging with volunteers and community members and are into the work the Chapter is doing, check out the position description to learn more about this awesome opportunity to ...