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6th Annual Southeast Florida Reef Cleanup

Want to help keep our coral reefs heathy and beautiful? Participate in one of these reef cleanups! There are many dive charters to choose from in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, and Martin counties. You will also receive some cool giveaways as a thank you for helping out! You must be a certified diver to participate in these events.

Miami-Dade County (Saturday, July 9; Sunday, July 17)

DECO Divers (Jose Cuervo Floatopia Cleanup)

  • Date: Saturday, July 9
    Dockside check-in: 5:30 pm
    Location: Miami Beach Marina, 300 Alton Rd, Miami, FL
    Register: Call Ani Gonzalez at 305-798-3919
    Cost: $35 for a one-tank dive (extra for gear)

Divers Paradise (w/ Debris Free Oceans and Rescue-a-Reef)

  • Date: Sunday, July 17
    Dockside check-in: 7;45 am
    Location: Crandon Park Marina, 4000 Crandon Blvd, Key Biscayne, FL 
    Register: Email Kristi at Kristi.Kerrigan@dep.state.fl.us.
    Cost: $50 (extra for tanks and gear)
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Broward County (Saturday-Sunday, July 30-31)

Pompano Dive Center

  • Date: Saturday, July 30
    Dockside check-in: 12:45 pm
    Location: 101 North Riverside Dr, Ste 111, Pompano Beach, FL 33062 
    Register: Call 954-788-0208 or email tony@pompanodive.com.
    Cost: $65 (complimentary air tanks for rental)

South Florida Dive Headquarters / Force-E

  • Date: Saturday, July 30
    Dockside check-in: 7:30 am
    Location: Fish City Marina, 125 N. Riverside Dr., Pompano Beach, FL 33062 
    Register: Call 954-783-2299 (SFDH) or any Force-E store
    Cost: $60 ($5 discount)

American Dream Dive Charters

  • Date: Saturday, July 30
    Dockside check-in: 8 am
    Location: Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, 1881 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316  
    Register: Call Captain Greg at 954-394-1488 or email gregoryjgrace@gmail.com.
    Cost: $50 (extra for gear and tanks)

Sea Experience

  • Date: Sunday, July 31
    Dockside check-in: 8 am
    Location: Bahia Mar Marina, 801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
    Register: Call the shop: 954-770-DIVE (3483)
    Cost: $55 (extra for tanks/gear)
 A boat with volunteers, and a picture of the debris that they collected

5th Annual Southeast Florida Reef Cleanup with Sea Experience.
 Photo: Scott Sheckman


Palm Beach County (Saturday-Sunday, August 13-14

Narcosis Dive Charters

  • Date: Saturday, August 13
    Dockside check-in: 7:15 am
    Location: Riviera Beach Marina, 200 E 13th St, Riviera Beach, FL 33404
    Register: Call Captain Van at 561-630-0606 or email divenarcosis@hotmail.com.
    Cost: $50 ($15 discount) 

Dolphin Sun Dive Charters

  • Date: Saturday, August 13
    Dockside check-in: 7:15 am
    Location: Boynton Harbor Marina, 735 Casa Loma Blvd, Boynton Beach, FL 
    Register: Call 561-886-8925 or email bill@dolphinsun.com.
    Cost: $50

Loggerhead Dive Charters

  • Date: Saturday, August 13
    Dockside check-in: 7:15 am
    Location: Boynton Harbor Marina, 735 Casa Loma Blvd, Boynton Beach, FL
    Register: Call 561-588-8686 or email charters@loggerheadcharters.com.
    Cost: $50

Starfish Enterprise

  • Date: Saturday, August 13
    Dockside check-in: 7:15 am
    Location: Boynton Harbor Marina, 735 Casa Loma Blvd, Boynton Beach, FL
    Register: Call 561-212-2954 or email divestarfish@gmail.com.
    Cost: $65

Paradise Below Diving

  • Date: Saturday, August 13
    Dockside check-in: 7:15 am
    Location: Riviera Beach Marina, 200 E 13th St, Riviera Beach, FL 33404
    Register: Call 561-267-6598 or email info@paradisebelowdiving.com.
    Cost: $65 (extra for gear and tanks)

Jupiter Dive Center

  • Date: Sunday, August 14
    Shop check-in: 12:30 pm
    Shop location: 1001 North Hwy A1A Alternate, Jupiter, FL 33477
    Register: Go online to www.jupiterdivecenter.com and choose 'book a dive' or call 561-745-7807.
    Cost: $75 (extra for gear)

Pura Vida Divers

  • Date: Sunday, August 14
    Shop check-in/Dockside check-in: 12:30 pm/1 pm
    Dock location: Lake Park Marina, 105 Lake Shore Dr., Riviera Beach, FL 33404
    Register: Call 561-840-8750.
    Cost: $75 (extra for gear)

Calypso Dive Charters

  • Date: Sunday, August 14
    Dockside check-in: 7:30 am for morning dive, 12:30 pm for afternoon dive
    Location: Lake Park Marina, 105 Lake Shore Dr., Riviera Beach, FL 33404
    Register: Call Captain Luis Roman at 561-222-3822.
    Cost: $60 ($10 discount)

Martin County - 9th Annual Treasure Coast Waterway Cleanup

Hosted by Marine Industries Association of the Treasure Coast, Inc.

 Scuba diver collecting underwater debris (a net)

2014 Treasure Coast Waterway Cleanup in Martin County


Additional information: For more information about the 6th Annual Southeast Florida Reef Cleanup or SEAFAN BleachWatch classes contact  Kristi Kerrigan at 305-795-1204 or Kristi.Kerrigan@dep.state.fl.us, or contact one of the dive businesses directly to register.

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Last updated: July 13, 2016

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