No matter how you'd like to be involved, we always welcome a hand from our community members. See all the ways you can help us promote beach safety and water awareness.
Donate to the ELA
The Encinitas Lifesaving Association 501c3 is staffed entirely by volunteers, so 100% of your donations go directly towards supporting ocean safety and water awareness programming in and around the Encinitas area.
Become a Member
We welcome anyone passionate about water and beach safety in North County to join us as a member. Membership also includes special discounts on ocean-related gear and ELA merch, access to member events, and more—plus, you'll be a part of what we think is the best crew around.
Work with Us
Are you a local business or community organization? We're always interested in strengthening our beach community through partnerships with like-minded organizations—we'd love to work with you!