Know Before You Go!

Summer Isn't Over Yet in Monmouth County!
See extended beach badge and lifeguard information below.

It's important to research the new social-distancing regulations and policies in place at your desired beach destination before leaving your home! Some towns may require masks to be worn in restrooms and others may only be selling beach badges online while limiting the number of daily badges being sold. It is information like this that will be vital to know before you go to ensure a smooth trip to the Jersey Shore! We want your trip to the beach to be enjoyable and safe! See the information below and visit your beach town's website for more information!

-The Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners

Monmouth County Accessible Beach Guide



Extended Summer Season: Allenhurst beach will require badges and have lifeguards on duty through September 13.

Beach Badges: The Beach Manager reserves the right to suspend the use of Guest Passes without prior notice should conditions require such action. Moreover, it is anticipated that the use of guest passes will be prohibited when large crowds are expected. The Beach Manager reserves the right to suspend the sale of daily beach passes at a certain time of day should crowded conditions require such action.

Restrooms and Beach Amenities: Only one member or guest at a time will be allowed in the bathroom except for a parent assisting a child. The water fountains will be closed until further notice. Showers will be available at the beach and by the pool.


Asbury Park

Extended Summer Season: Asbury Park beaches will require badges and have lifeguards on duty through September 30.

Beach Badges: Season badges are sold out for the 2020 Season. A limited number of daily beach passes will be available for purchase exclusively through the Viply mobile app each day, for the following day only, and will be available until quantities sell out. For information on daily beach pass sales, visit 

Please wear face coverings or masks when walking on the Boardwalk, entering or exiting the beach on beach entry ramps, and using the restroom facilities. Face coverings or masks do not need to be worn when swimming or sunbathing. While COVID-19 restrictions are in place on the Boardwalk: Please keep moving - no stopping or standing is permitted; Social distancing is required; Please wear a face covering/masks when on the Boardwalk; In addition, no chairs, towels/blankets are permitted on the Boardwalk. 

Restrooms and Beach Amenities: Access to restroom facilities will be limited to one person at a time. Face coverings or masks will need to be worn when using restroom facilities. Beach showers, water fountains and new water bottle refilling stations will be unavailable until further notice.

Parking: Please note, parking fees are non-refundable – be sure you have a beach pass before paying for parking. Visitors will be required follow paid parking guidelines and are urged to use the Park Mobile app ( for payment instead of parking kiosks to help stop the spread of COVID-19. For visitor parking information in Asbury Park, click here.



Extended Summer Season: Lifeguards will be on duty during the two weekends after Labor Day Weekend. Badges will be required and limited to 1,500 per day.

Beach Badges: Daily badges will be available for purchase online through the Viply app only. Daily badges are good on the day of purchase with sales beginning at 6 a.m. Daily Badges may be redeemed at the Sylvania Ave., Norwood Ave., and Washington Ave. tag booths after purchasing through the Viply App. No refunds will be given under any circumstances including for unclaimed badges. There is a limit of 1,500 daily badges. 

Restrooms and Beach Amenities: Bathroom availability will be reduced and one shower will be open to rinse off. The use of face coverings or masks are strongly encouraged while using the bathroom facilities.

Parking: No parking on Ocean Avenue with the exception of the handicapped parking spots. No diagonal parking at all in the Borough. As a result, parking will be limited this season.



Beach Badges: Season badges are on sale at the Taylor Pavilion. Daily badge sales are also available 7 days a week. To assist with social-distancing guidelines, additional ticket booths for daily badge sales will be added to the boardwalk, as well as two booths will be placed at the top of Silver Lake. Beach badges are required for admission to Belmar’s beaches from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., 7 days a week until Labor Day. THERE IS A DAILY BADGE LIMIT OF 7,500.

Restrooms and Beach Amenities: Face masks must be worn to enter a boardwalk restroom.

Parking: Beachfront paid parking will only be available through the ParkMobile app.

For more information about Belmar, visit the Belmar Facebook page. 


Bradley Beach

Extended Summer Season: After Labor Day, badges will be required and lifeguards on duty ONLY on weekends through September 30.

Beach Badges: Starting July 23, Daily, Adult and Junior Season Badges will only be sold via the Viply mobile app. Senior Season Badges are sold out. Daily badges are only sold via the Viply mobile app. Viply app sales begin at 6 a.m. the day of. There will be no cash sales. A daily badge limit has been set to only 2,000.

Restrooms and Beach Amenities: Bathroom facilities will be open. Foot rinses on the boardwalk will be on.

For more information on Bradley Beach, visit: the Bradley Beach Facebook page or Instagram page.

Beach Badges: Kiosks shall be used to purchase daily passes.

Restrooms and Beach Amenities: Restrooms will be open but with limits on capacity. Pool remains closed. Water fountains remain closed. Masks required for bathrooms and snack bar lines.




Loch Arbour

Beach Badges: No person-to-person contact between gate staff and beach patrons. Daily badges must be purchased using the Viply smartphone app, through Viply’s website, or an on-site credit card machine.

Restroom and Beach Amenities: Restrooms will be open with social-distancing policies in place. Showers and water fountains will be out of service until further notice. Face coverings must be worn on bathroom lines and in the bathroom.


Long Branch

Extended Summer Season: Beaches will remain open until September 30. Lifeguards will be on duty, weather permitting, on weekdays from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and weekends from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Badges will be required. Season badges will be extended until September 30.

Beach Badges: Seasonal badges will be available for purchase daily at the beach office everyday from 10am-3pm with Viply payment app (preferred) and cash only. Beach office is located at the North East Corner of South Bath Avenue and Ocean Blvd. Daily badges will be available for purchase at the ticket booths at each beach entrance using the Viply app (preferred) or cash. Ticket booths are equipped with physical barriers in place to protect the patrons and staff. To prevent overcrowding and enable social distancing, beaches will be subject to earlier and more frequent closures and temporary suspension of badge sales.

Restroom and Beach Amenities: Restrooms are open. Showers are operational. No water fountains will be opened on the beachfront.

Parking: Parking meters are in effect through September 30th & paid metered Lots will be available. Lots are one fee: $10 Monday-Thurday, $20 Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Free parking is available for residents at the municipal lot across from Ocean Place Resort on Ocean Blvd for Long Branch residents with proof of residency. People entering the lot will be asked to show the vehicles registration and the driver’s license of the person operating the vehicle upon entering the lots.



Extended Summer Season: After Labor Day, badges will be required and lifeguards will be on duty ONLY on weekends through September 20.

Beach Badges: Daily and season badges are available at beach openings. DAILY BADGE SALES ON SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS WILL BE LIMITED TO 1,000 PER DAY.

Restrooms and Beach Amenities: Restrooms will open daily from 8 a.m. to dusk. Showers and water fountains are operational.

Parking: Daily parking passes will be sold on site starting June 6. All pre-purchased parking passes and season beach badges will be available for pickup at the beach office starting June 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The remaining season parking passes will be sold in person on June 9 starting at 8 a.m. at the Manasquan Beach Office (205 Beachfront). See website for details.


Monmouth Beach

Extended Summer Season: The Bathing Pavilion will be charging for access and have lifeguards on duty through Labor Day. After Labor Day, they will be charging and have lifeguards on duty ONLY for the following weekend, September 12-13.

Beach Badges: The purchase of a daily pass must be made through the mobile app Viply. The app will notify you if daily passes have sold out for the day before your purchase. Daily badges have been selling out early in the morning.


Ocean Grove 

Extended Summer Season: After Labor Day, badges will be required and lifeguards on duty ONLY for the following two weekends.

Beach Badges: Daily passes may be purchased with the VIPLY app. They will go on sale the evening before the date of their use. There will be a limit on daily passes. Season badges are currently sold out.


Sandy Hook

Restroom Amenities: Bathroom facilities are open.

Parking: For parking information, please click here.


Sea Bright

Beach Badges: Patrons will have four access gates to enter the Municipal Beach in Sea Bright. Patrons will find staff at each of these gates ready, and willing to assist them to enter the beach as efficiently as possible. Beach staff will encourage all patrons to be mindful of social distancing guidelines when setting up on the beach. The four gates used for admission create the opportunity for equal distribution of patrons across the Municipal Beach. Patrons will be able to purchase seasonal and daily badges for admission to the beach.

Restrooms and Beach Amenities: The public restrooms will be open with a limit of three patrons using the restroom at one time. Face coverings should be utilized when using the restrooms. Patrons are reminded to wash their hands and practice social distancing. The public restrooms will be routinely disinfected in addition to their regularly scheduled cleanings. The showers and foot wash stations will not be available. The playground will be closed. The water fountains will not be available. The public will not have access to public benches, chairs, or tables. Demarcations depicting six feet of spacing will be present in areas where the public may form a line.

Parking: The Borough of Sea Bright's municipal parking lot is open. Patrons are encouraged to utilize the mobile parking app, mPay2Park.


Sea Girt

Extended Summer Season: Sea Girt beaches will remain open until September 30. Lifeguards will be on duty on the weekends only after Labor Day. 

Beach Badges: Daily badges are available at the following locations: the Pavilion on Beacon Boulevard; New York, Philadelphia and Trenton beach entrances. Please note that due to the Governor’s Executive Order regarding social distancing, access to the beach may be restricted if the premises becomes too crowded; this restriction applies to both season and daily badge holders. For their protection and the protection of our employees, we urge all patrons to wear masks when interacting with our staff.

Restrooms and Beach Amenities: Bathroom facilities are open; social distancing will be enforced and bathrooms will be closed on a periodic basis for cleaning. Outdoor showers are open; water fountains will not be available. The concession is closed.

Parking: There are no parking restrictions in effect at this time.


Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park

Beach Badges: Season passes for park access are sold out. Daily park capacity will be limited to achieve mandated social distancing objectives. This applies to parking and walk-in visitors. Purchasing a season pass, or a daily access pass, does not guarantee visitors entry into the park if capacity is reached. Once capacity is reached, the park will remain closed until a sufficient number spaces open.

Restrooms and Beach Amenities: Restrooms are open; face coverings are required and restrooms may be closed periodically for cleaning. The concession stand is currently open.

Parking: Season passes have sold out.


Spring Lake

Beach Badges: There are no season badges available for purchase. There are no daily badge sales or pickups at the beachfront. Daily badges must be purchased online. They can be bought up to 3 days in advance by going to:  Once purchased, daily badges must be picked up at the Spring Lake Train Station, located on Warren Avenue. DO NOT go to the beachfront without stopping at the train station to pick up your badge. A daily badge limit is set at 3,250 and they tend to sell out in advance of the weekend.

Restrooms and Beach Amenities: Bathrooms will be open with new cleaning protocols and social distancing guidelines enforced. Showers and water fountains will not be available. Residents and visitors are required to wear make when utilizing bathrooms, snack bars and access points, as well as when interacting with beach staff, lifeguards or police officers. The boardwalk reopened on May 29.

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