Volunteer at the Beach
All beaches are part of the Chicago Park District system.
Chicago Park District Volunteering
See volunteer opportunities with the Chicago Park District.
Adopt a Beach
Great Lake Action Days (GLADs)
The Shedd Aquarium's Great Lakes Actions Days encourages volunteers to help clean beaches, restore natural dune habitats through planting native flora, removing invasive plants, and educate volunteers on the importance of preservation of the Great Lakes. See previous Great Lake Actions Days on the Shedd's website.