Clean Ocean Action

The Fall Beach Sweeps is scheduled for Saturday, October 21, 2023 from 9 am-12:30 pm. Interested in getting involved?

Check back in the Fall to register. We will sea you out on the beach!

For those interested in becoming a Beach Sweeps Captain click here or Junior Beach Captain click here.

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


      Special thanks to our Statewide Beach Sweeps Sponsors:



View all 70+ Beach Sweeps locations on a map:

(Colored pins indicate different counties)

                                   Beach Sweeps Locations


                                                  ATLANTIC COUNTY

  • Atlantic City - S. Albany Ave Boardwalk (199 S Albany Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401) Sponsored by Atlantic City Electric
  • Atlantic City - S. Florida Ave (2401 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401) Sponsored by Sponsored by Atlantic City Electric and Caesars, Harrah's & Tropicana
  • 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 Ave 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. Sponsored by Appalachian Mountain Club-NY/NJ Chapter

                                                    BURLINGTON COUNTY

  • Palmyra Cove - Palmyra Cove Nature Park 

                                                   CAPE MAY COUNTY

  • Avalon - 80th St. and 1st Ave beach access (working North into Avalon)
  • Cape May 
    • Nature Center of Cape May (1600 Delaware Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204) 
    • 2nd Avenue Beach (Jetty Motel: 2nd Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204) 
  • North Wildwood - Hereford Inlet Beach (Gazebo at 1st Ave and Surf Ave)
  • Ocean City - Ocean City Music Pier
  • Sea Isle City - JFK Blvd & Promenade *Sat, Oct 14th, 10am - 12pm*
  • Stone Harbor - 95th Street Beach 
  • Strathmere - Rita Schiavo Memorial Library (801 Commonwealth Ave, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243) 
  • Villas - Beach at Village Rd and Bay Dr
  • Wildwood Crest - Centennial Park (6700 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260)
  • Wildwood -  Wildwood Ave ( Beach Side)


                                                    ESSEX COUNTY 

  • Glen Ridge/Montclair
    • Glenfield Park (meet at park entrance at Woodland Avenue and Pierson Place) Sponsored by Sims Metal
    • "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:


  • Aberdeen - Fisherman's Parking Lot at Cliffwood Beach (967 Ocean Blvd, Aberdeen Twp NJ; across from Veteran's Memorial Park)
  • Asbury Park- 
  • Atlantic Highlands - First Ave Beach (Seastreak parking lot)
  • Avon-by-the-Sea - Avon Pavilion at Norwood & Ocean (North End of the Beach)
  • Belmar 
    • 3rd Avenue Beach (3rd Ave & Boardwalk)
    • 15th Avenue Beach (1609 Ocean Avenue, Belmar, New Jersey, 07719) Sponsored by Hatteras
  • 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) Sponsored by ServPro Eatontown/Long Branch
    • 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 Bathing Pavilion (29 N Ocean Avenue, Monmouth Beach, NJ 07750) 
  • Neptune - Memorial Park In partnership with Shark River Cleanup Coalition *Canceled for the Spring Sweeps*
  • 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
  • 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) Sponsored by Eurest
  • Sea Girt - Boardwalk at Beacon Blvd 
  • Spring Lake - South End Pavilion (410 N Ocean Avenue, Spring Lake, NJ 07762)


                                                    OCEAN COUNTY 

                                                                                     County Sponsors:



  • Bay Head - Beach House Classic Boardshop (517 Main Ave, Bay Head NJ 08742)
  • Berkeley Twp - Dudley Park
  • Brick
    • Brick Beach 1 (331 Route 35 North, Brick, NJ)
    • Brick Beach 3 (440 Route 35 North, Brick, NJ) 
    • 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 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 - Carousel Building at Carteret Ave and Ocean Terrace Sponsored by Church & Dwight  
  • Seaside Park -
    • 2nd Ave Beach (2nd Ave & Boardwalk, Seaside Park NJ 08752)
    • Midway Beach at 6th Ln
    • Stockton Ave Beach (Stockton Ave & Boardwalk, 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)
  • Tuckerton- 7 Bridges Rd. (Boat Ramp on Great Bay Blvd, Little Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08087)


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Long Branch, NJ 07740

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Sandy Hook, New Jersey

Voice: (732) 872-0111
FAX: (732) 872-8041

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