San Diego

Best Day is only possible with the support of our community. Best Day is now serving over 1200 kids with special needs each year and has over 5000 volunteers in other parts of the country. Let’s make Best Day in San Diego the Biggest and the Best with your help.

Our events include:

  • Beach obstacle course
  • Tandem surfing
  • Body-boarding
  • Kayaking
  • Outrigger Canoeing
  • SUP

We would love to have you join us as a participant family or volunteer. Please choose the appropriate link to the left to sign up. We also encourage you to follow us via our social media accounts using the links above so you can keep up with all the fun Best Day has in store.

Having Fun Since 2016!

Events Held
Kids Served
Volunteer Hours Served
Smiles Created


Services & Support

  • Media Professional to help with PR
  • Fund-raising/Grant writer
  • Experienced photographers to shoot our events


  • 2 Beach Wheelchairs cost $2400 ea

Meet Our Team

We are looking for more founding team members. If you are interested in learning more please let us know.

  • Rachel Amato
    Rachel Amato Chapter Co-Chairperson

    I’m thrilled to be part of Best Day because I cannot think of a better way of spending my time than helping bring more joy to children.

  • Kalle Palmer
    Kalle Palmer Volunteer Coordinator

    Being in and near the ocean is a magical experience and I am overjoyed to help make it accessible to everyone!

  • Carl Tulberg
    Carl Tulberg Co-Chairperson

    “I love working with Best Day because their inspirational mission to serve special needs children is well matched with joy and enthusiasm for our beautiful oceans.”

  • Jeff Capell
    Jeff Capell Co-Chairperson & Water Team Coordinator

    Sharing smiles with kids and parents always makes it a Best Day.

Special Thanks to our Generous Supporters

Contact Us

Thanks for connecting with us! We are a volunteer organization so sometimes it might take a day or two for us to respond.

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