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Asbury Park Beaches

2024 Asbury Park Beach Season Starts Memorial Day Weekend

To access the beach, beach passes (badges or wristbands) must be worn at all times and will be checked on your way onto the sand. Beach passes are required on weekends and holidays only starting Saturday, 5/25/24 through Sunday, 6/16/24. Beach passes are required every day from Monday 6/17/24 through Monday, 9/2/24. Beach passes will not be required to access the beach starting Tuesday, 9/3/24. Based on weather and staffing availability, lifeguards may still be on duty after Labor Day Weekend.

2024 Season Beach Badge rates: Adults $70; Seniors (62+ with valid ID) $20; Teens (13-17) $20. 2024 Daily Beach Pass rates: Monday to Friday $6; Weekends and Holidays $10. Children 12 and under are free, but must be supervised by an adult. Active Military personnel and their dependents are free. Retired, disabled and non-active veterans are free.

Season beach badges go on sale starting 5/1/24 and can be purchased in person at the Beach Office (First Avenue on the Boardwalk) from 10am to 4pm daily. Season badges can also be purchased online at and picked up at the Beach Office. Season beach badge sales will continue throughout the season.

Daily beach passes will go on sale Memorial Day Weekend and can be purchased in person at the Beach Office, at the 3rd and 7th Avenue Beach Booths, or at credit card kiosks along the Boardwalk. Daily beach passes can also be purchased online at and scanned in at any beach entrance.

Playgrounds on the Boardwalk are free of charge and a beach pass is not required to access them. The playground at 7th Avenue is currently open. The new playground on 2nd Avenue is expected to be installed by Memorial Day weekend, weather and conditions permitting.

Please remember, tents, camping tents and canopies are not permitted on Asbury Park Beaches. Infant sun shades are permitted if smaller than 3ft high X 4ft wide X 4ft deep. Umbrellas with a central pole at 90 degrees in an upright position that are no larger than 6ft in diameter are permitted.

In an effort to keep our beaches clean, we strongly encourage beach-goers to do their part to help and always carry out what you carried in.

Seasonal employment opportunities are available for Public Works Laborers, Boardwalk Restroom Attendants, Beach Gate Guards, Beach Cashiers, Beach Monitors, Lifeguard/EMTs. For information, visit For more information, visit

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Where To Stay

The Asbury Hotel
210 Fifth Ave.
Asbury Park

Empress Hotel
101 Asbury Ave.
Asbury Park

Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel
1401 Ocean Ave.
Asbury Park

Asbury Park Inn
404 Asbury Ave.
Asbury Park

Hotel Tides
408 7th Ave.
Asbury Park

The Ocean Plaza Hotel
18 Ocean Pathway
Ocean Grove

The Ocean View Inn
22 Ocean Pathway
Ocean Grove

Courtyard by Marriott
245 Half Mile Road
Red Bank

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
700 Hope Road

Holiday Inn Express of West Long Branch
294 Route 36 East
West Long Branch

Ocean Place Resort & Spa
Ocean Blvd.
Long Branch

Quality Inn
3 Centre Plaza
Tinton Falls

Sheraton Eatontown
Route 35 & Industrial Way

Staybridge Suites
4 Industrial Way East

Asbury Inn
305 7th Ave.
Asbury Park

Oceanic Inn
201 6th Ave.
Asbury Park

Albatross Hotel
34 Ocean Pathway
Ocean Grove

The Amherst
14 Pitman Ave.
Ocean Grove

Bellevue Stratford Inn
7 Main Ave.
Ocean Grove

Laingdon Hotel
8 Ocean Ave.
Ocean Grove

Ocean Park Inn
38 Surf Ave.
Ocean Grove

Ocean Vista
13 Ocean Ave.
Ocean Grove

Quaker Inn
39 Main Ave.
Ocean Grove

Sandpiper Guest House
19 Ocean Pathway
Ocean Grove

Shawmont Hotel
17 Ocean Ave.
Ocean Grove

Silver Sands Hotel
6 Ocean Ave.
Ocean Grove

Whitfield Hotel
18 Surf Ave.
Ocean Grove

This list is provided as a convenience. We do not make any representations concerning the businesses listed herein.