Clean Ocean Action

Waves of thanks to our Beach Sweeps volunteers!

Please save the date for the 2021 Beach Sweeps on Saturday, April 17 and Saturday, October 23.


Beach Sweeps Cleanup Locations

ATLANTIC COUNTY  

 

  • Brigantine - 17th St. Beach, South (Brigantine Beach Patrol, 1700 17th Street, Brigantine, NJ 08203)
  • Longport - 33rd and Atlantic 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 - 32nd St W (Avalon Beach Patrol, 3081 Avalon Ave, Avalon NJ 08202)
  • Cape May 
  • North Wildwood
    • Hereford Inlet Beach (Gazebo at 1st Ave and Surf Ave)
  • 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) 

MONMOUTH COUNTY

 

  • 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 (Cedar St and Pine St., parking on Pine St) 
  • Loch Arbour & Allenhurst - Euclid Avenue (99 Ocean Place, Loch Arbour, NJ)
  • Long Branch -  
  • 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 Ocean Avenue, Monmouth Beach, NJ 07750) Sponsored by Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)
  • 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 B Oceanfront and Bayside beaches
  • Sea Bright
    • Anchorage Public Beach (north of Sea Bright Bridge, 909 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 - South End Pavilion (north of Spring Lake Beach department - 410 Ocean Avenue, Spring Lake, NJ 07762)
  • Union Beach - Florence Ave & Front St.

OCEAN COUNTY 

  • Bay Head - Beach House Classic Boardshop (517 Main Ave/Rt 35, Bay Head NJ 08742)
  • Brick - Brick Beach 1
  • Island Beach State Park - Bathing Pavilion #1 (Central Ave, Seaside Park, NJ 08752)
  • Lavallette - Philadelphia Ave Beach
  • Little Egg Harbor - Seven Bridges Road/Great Bay Blvd (Boat Ramp at Great Bay Blvd: 39.563359, -74.342069)
  • 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
  • Ocean Gate - Ocean Gate Beach (228 E Longport Ave, Ocean Gate, NJ 08740)
  • Pt. Pleasant - End of Maxson Ave at River Rd (near Riverfront Park)
  • Pt. Pleasant Beach 
  • Seaside Park -
    • 2nd Ave Beach (2nd Ave & Boardwalk, Seaside Park NJ 08752)
    • 24th Ave Bayside (Island Beach State Marina; 270 24th Ave, Seaside Park, NJ 08752)
    • Midway Beach at 6th Ln (48 Ocean Ave, Seaside Park, NJ 08752)
    • 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) 

 

Take your Beach Sweeping to the next level and become a Beach Captain! For more information, contact outreach@cleanoceanaction.org.


Volunteers age 15-18 are invited to apply to become a Junior Beach Sweeps Captain. Click here for application and more information.


Know of a beach, riverfront, or stream in need? Contact us with more information at info@(Spam protected email address)CleanOceanAction.org


Thanks to our Supporting Organizations:

D'Alessio's Bagel Express, NuStar Energy, L.P., Ricoh USA, Rotary Club Interact, Booskerdoo Coffee, Water Witch Coffee

Headquarters:

49 Avenel Blvd.
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Field Office:

Gateway National Recreation Area
Sandy Hook, New Jersey

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


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