Clean Ocean Action

Register for the Fall Beach Sweeps on Saturday, October 23rd from 9am-12:30 pm!

Volunteers are needed at over 60 locations statewide! View list of cleanup locations below, or explore them on a map.

Questions about the Beach Sweeps? Find answers on the Beach Sweeps FAQ page.

Special thanks to our Statewide Beach Sweeps Sponsor:

                                   Beach Sweeps Locations

                Click here to view a map of the Fall 2021 Beach Sweeps locations.


                                                   ATLANTIC COUNTY

  • Atlantic City - S. Albany Ave Boardwalk (199 S Albany Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401) Sponsored by Atlantic City Electric
  • Brigantine - 17th St. Beach, South (Brigantine Beach Patrol, 1700 17th Street, Brigantine, NJ 08203)
  • Longport - 33rd and Atlantic Ave
  • Margate - Granville Ave
  • Ventnor City - Newport Avenue Beach (Community Building: 6500 Atlantic Ave, Ventnor City, NJ 08406)


                                                    BERGEN COUNTY

  • Englewood Cliffs - Englewood Picnic Area/Boat Basin at Palisades Interstate Park (GPS: 40.875925, -73.946678)In partnership with Palisades Interstate Park Commission and Hudson River Fisherman's Association


                                                   CAPE MAY COUNTY

  • Avalon - 30th St W and Avalon Ave (Avalon Beach Patrol, 3001 Avalon Ave, Avalon NJ 08202)
  • Cape May 
  • North Wildwood - Hereford Inlet Beach (Gazebo at 1st Ave and Surf Ave)
  • Sea Isle City - JFK Blvd & Promenade **This cleanup will be held on 10/9**
  • Stone Harbor - 95th Street Beach
  • Villas - Beach at Village Rd and Bay Dr
  • Wildwood Crest - Centennial Park (6700 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260)


                                                     ESSEX COUNTY 


  • Glen Ridge/Montclair
    • Glenfield Park (meet at park entrance at Woodland Avenue and Pierson Place) 
    • "The Glen" (at Bloomfield and Ridgewood Avenue) 


                                                  MIDDLESEX COUNTY

  • South Amboy - Raritan Bay Waterfront Park (201 John T O'Leary Blvd, South Amboy, NJ 08879)


                                                  MONMOUTH COUNTY

                                                                                            County Sponsors



                           Additional support provided by Enterprise Holdings Foundation


  • Aberdeen -Fisherman's Parking Lot at Cliffwood Beach (967 Ocean Blvd, Aberdeen Twp NJ; across from Veteran's Memorial Park)
  • Asbury Park -
    • Convention Hall -North End of Convention Hall at Boardwalk  (1300 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712)  Sponsored by Cohen Water Initiative
    • 1st Ave Beach (820 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712)
  • Atlantic Highlands - First Ave Beach (Seastreak parking lot)
  • Avon-by-the-Sea - Avon Pavilion at Norwood & Ocean (North End of the Beach)
  • Belmar 
  • Bradley Beach - Gazebo on Ocean Ave & 5th Ave
  • Deal - Hathaway Ave 
  • Highlands
    • Popamora Point (369 Shore Dr, Highlands NJ 07732)
    • Snug Harbor (22 Snug Harbor Ave, Highlands NJ 07732)
  • Keansburg - Batting Cages at Beachway (2 Raritan Avenue, Keansburg NJ)
  • Keyport - Cedar Street Park (53 Cedar St, Keyport NJ 07735)
  • Loch Arbour & Allenhurst - Euclid Avenue (99 Ocean Place, Loch Arbour, NJ) 
  • Long Branch -  
    • Brighton Ave Beach (639 Ocean Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740) 
    • Madison Ave Beach (1 Madison Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740)
    • Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, Beach Entrance at Joline Ave (1 Joline Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740)
  • Manasquan Main Street Beach (East Main Street and beachfront)  Sponsored by Manasquan Bank
  • Middletown Township
    • Bayshore Waterfront Park (719 Port Monmouth Rd, Port Monmouth NJ 07758)
    • Ideal Beach (4 Ocean Avenue, Middletown, NJ)
    • Leonardo Public Beach South (1 Concord Avenue & the beach. North side of Leonardo State Marina Launch ramp) 
  • Monmouth Beach - Monmouth Beach Cultural Center (128 Ocean Avenue, Monmouth Beach, NJ 07750) 
  • Ocean Grove - Boardwalk Pavilion
  • Red Bank - Maple Cove (end of Maple Avenue)
  • Rumson - Municipal Boat Ramp (9 Ave of Two Rivers, Rumson, NJ 07760) 
  • Sandy Hook - Lot D (Per NPS policy, masks are required for everyone, regardless of vaccination status, in all NPS buildings including restrooms and in crowded outdoor spaces. For more information visit
  • Sea Bright
    • Anchorage Public Beach (north of Sea Bright Bridge, 909 Ocean Ave, Sea Bright, NJ, 07760)
    • BeachWalk Hotel (344 Ocean Ave, Sea Bright, NJ 07760)
    • Sea Bright Public Beach Pavilion (1097 Ocean Ave, Sea Bright, NJ 07760)
  • Sea Girt - Boardwalk at Beacon Blvd
  • Spring Lake - North End Pavilion (2000 Ocean Avenue, Spring Lake, NJ 07762
  • Union Beach - Florence Ave & Front St. Sponsored by Vantage Apparel


                                                     OCEAN COUNTY 


  • Bay Head - Beach House Classic Boardshop (517 Main Ave, Bay Head NJ 08742)
  • Brick
    • Brick Beach 1 (331 Route 35 North, Brick, NJ)
    • Brick Beach 3 (440 Route 35 North, Brick, NJ) Sponsored by Manasquan Bank
    • Windward Beach Park (265 Princeton Ave, Brick, NJ)
  • Island Beach State Park - Bathing Pavilion #1 (Central Ave, Seaside Park, NJ 08752)
  • Lavallette - Philadelphia Ave Beach
  • Long Beach Island - Wally's Restaurant in Surf City (712 Long Beach Blvd, Surf City NJ 08008) In partnership with Alliance for a Living Ocean
  • Mantoloking - Lyman St Beach (1021 Ocean Ave, Mantoloking, NJ 08738)
  • Ocean Gate - Ocean Gate Beach
  • Point Pleasant - Maxson Ave Beach (end of Maxson Ave near Riverfront Park)
  • Point Pleasant Beach 
  • Seaside Heights - Grant Ave
  • Seaside Park -
    • 2nd Ave Beach (2nd Ave & Boardwalk, Seaside Park NJ 08752) Sponsored by 1st Constitution Bank
    • Midway Beach at 6th Ln
    • Stockton Ave Beach (Stockton Ave & Boardwalk, Seaside Park NJ 08752)
  • South Seaside Park - 24th Ave Bayside (267 24th Ave, Seaside Park NJ 08752)
  • Toms River -
    • Brown's Woods Preserve (meet at Save Barnegat Bay Office: 117 Haines Road Toms River, NJ 08753) In partnership with Save Barnegat Bay
    • Normandy Beach at 6th Ave
    • Ortley Beach at 3rd Ave (St. Elisabeth's Chapel - 5 3rd Ave, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751) 


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Ricoh USA, Rotary Club Interact, Water Witch Coffee


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