Heal the Bay volunteers picks up mask litter on the beach

Happy Coastal Cleanup Day

Heal the Bay volunteers removed more than 5,000 pounds of trash from LA County during a 3-hour time span on Saturday, September 18 at 35 beach, river, and inland sites. THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS! Support our work with a donation.

Is Your Spot Safe for Swimming?

Wondering if your favorite swimming spot in LA is safe? Heal the Bay’s Beach Report Card and River Report Card have you covered with the latest water quality grades and alerts for the places you love to hang out at.

Our Impact

Beach and neighborhood cleanups are just the beginning. Heal the Bay staff work to mobilize LA’s diverse communities to protect our coastline, restore our waterways, and speak out for clean water policy.

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Get Involved

Ripples become waves. When you volunteer with us your generous time supports ocean and freshwater recreational areas in LA County ensuring they are safe, optimizes how we manage our local water supply, and takes action for equitable access to clean water and open space.


Take Part

Visit Our Aquarium

Steps from the ocean, an underwater wonderland awaits. Our kid-friendly Heal the Bay Aquarium under the Santa Monica Pier features 100+ species of marine life that live right offshore. Our Aquarium’s outdoor patio experience is open in limited capacity on Saturday and Sunday from Noon to 4pm.

Dive In

Summit to Sea

When we “Heal the Bay” we start farther inland than you might think. Take an interactive trip with us as we follow water’s journey from the Sierras to Santa Monica Bay.