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¡Regístrese aquí para los barridos de playas de Clean Ocean Action!

                                         

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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 80+ 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) 
  • Atlantic City - S. Florida Ave (2401 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401)
  • 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. 


                                                    BURLINGTON COUNTY

  • Palmyra Cove - Palmyra Cove Nature Park *** PLEASE NOTE THE START TIME FOR THIS SITE IS 10:30 AM; CLEANUP ENDS AT 1:30 PM. 

                                                   CAPE MAY COUNTY

  • Avalon - 30th St Boardwalk (Setup on far side of the boardwalk; 39.093462, -74.718301)
  • 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 - Boardwalk at JFK Boulevard (11 43rd, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243) 
  • Stone Harbor - 95th Street Beach 
  • Strathmere - Rita Schiavo Memorial Library (801 Commonwealth Ave, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243) *** PLEASE NOTE THE START TIME FOR THIS SITE IS 10:00 AM; CLEANUP ENDS AT 12:00 PM. 
  • Villas - Beach at Village Rd and Bay Dr (500 Village Rd, Villas, NJ 08251) 
  • Wildwood Crest - Centennial Park (E Fern Rd, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260)
  • Wildwood -  Poplar Ave (499 E Poplar Ave) 

 

                                                    ESSEX COUNTY 

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

                                                  

                                                    GLOUCESTER COUNTY

  • West Deptford 
    • Rivergate Boat Ramp (1776 2nd Street, West Deptford, NJ 08086) *** PLEASE NOTE THE START TIME FOR THIS SITE IS 10 AM; CLEANUP ENDS AT 1 PM. 
    • Riverwinds Restaurant/Kayak Launch (1075 Riverwinds Drive, West Deptford, NJ 0806) *** PLEASE NOTE THE START TIME FOR THIS SITE IS 10 AM; CLEANUP ENDS AT 1 PM. 

 

                                                   MIDDLESEX COUNTY

                                                                   

  • Perth Amboy - Sadowski Pkwy Waterfront Park (105 Sadowski Pkwy, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861)
  • 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 (Harbor Parking Lot; 5 First Ave, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716)
  • 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) 
    • L Street (Maclearie Park, 905 NJ-35, Belmar, NJ 07719) 
  • 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 (275 Beachway Ave, 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) Sponsored by Crum & Forster
    • Madison Ave Beach (2 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 (605 East Main Street and beachfront, Manasquan, NJ)
  • Middletown Township
    • Bayshore Waterfront Park (719 Port Monmouth Rd, Port Monmouth NJ 07758)
    • Ideal Beach (4 Ocean Avenue, Middletown, NJ)
    • Leonardo Public Beach South (102 Concord Ave; north side of Leonardo State Marina) 
  • Monmouth Beach - Monmouth Beach Bathing Pavilion (29 N Ocean Avenue, Monmouth Beach, NJ 07750) 
  • Neptune City - Memorial Park (1-41 Riverview Ave, Neptune City, NJ 07753) In partnership with Shark River Cleanup Coalition *** PLEASE NOT THIS LOCATION WILL NOT PARTICIPATE FOR SPRING 2024; PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR FALL! 

  • Ocean Grove - Boardwalk Pavilion
  • Red Bank - Maple Cove
  • Rumson - Municipal Boat Ramp (9 Ave of Two Rivers, Rumson, NJ 07760) 
  • Sandy Hook - Lot D
  • Sea Bright
    • Anchorage Public Beach (909 Ocean Ave N, Sea Bright, NJ 07760) 
    • BeachWalk Hotel (344 Ocean Ave, Sea Bright, NJ 07760)
    • Public Beach Pavilion (1097 Ocean Ave, Sea Bright, NJ 07760)
  • Sea Girt - Boardwalk at Beacon Blvd (2 Ocean Ave N)
  • Spring Lake - South End Pavilion (410 N Ocean Avenue, Spring Lake, NJ 07762) 

 

                                                    OCEAN COUNTY 

                                                                

  • Bay Head - Beach House Classic Boardshop (517 Main Ave, Bay Head NJ 08742)
  • Berkeley Twp -Dudley Park (Maple Street, Bayville, NJ 08721)
  • 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 (Shore Rd, Lanoka Harbor, NJ 08734)
  • Lavallette - Philadelphia Ave Beach
  • Long Beach Island - Brant Beach Pavilion (68th Street; 39.61556, -74.19806)
  • 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 (near Riverfront Park) 
  • Point Pleasant Beach 
  • Seaside Heights - Grant Avenue Beach (Seaside Heights Boardwalk) 
  • Seaside Park -
    • 2nd Ave Beach (2nd Ave & Boardwalk, 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! 
Know of a beach, riverfront, or stream in need? Contact us with more information at BeachSweeps@CleanOceanAction.org


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Field Office:

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