Beach Information

CENTRE STREET BADGE OFFICE

Centre Street Badge Office

Located on Centre Street at the Beach Entrance

This Badge Office is OPEN

Beginning Friday, May 29, 2020 the badge office will be open 7 days a week.

Monday            10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Tuesday            10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Wednesday      10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Thursday          10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Friday                10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Saturday           10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Sunday              10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Commemorative badges ($50) and Pre-Season badges ($30) are available now!

Commemorative BadgeCommemorative Badge

BADGES MAY BE PURCHASED IN THREE WAYS:

  • IN PERSON AT THE BEACH BADGE OFFICE: with cash, check, or credit card
  • BY MAIL: fill out the form and pay by check (CLICK HERE)
  • BY PHONE: through our VIPLY APP (CLICK HERE) see app for surcharge amount

PRE-SEASON PRICES END JUNE 15TH

NO REFUNDS…NO EXCEPTIONS

Important Information:

  1. BADGES ARE ONLY NEEDED FOR THOSE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 13 TO 64
  2. THOSE 65 AND OLDER MAY RECEIVE A FREE, LIFETIME SENIOR BADGE (not specialty badges), AT THE CENTRE ST. BADGE OFFICE, WITH ID
  3. VETERANS MAY RECEIVE FREE, SEASONAL BADGES (not specialty badges) AT THE CENTRE ST. BADGE OFFICE, WITH PROPER ID
  4. ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY AND THEIR IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS MAY RECEIVE FREE, WEEKLY WRIST BANDS AT THE CENTRE ST. BADGE OFFICE, WITH PROPER ID
  5. BADGES ARE ONLY GOOD WITHIN THE BOROUGH OF BEACH HAVEN (FROM 12TH ST. TO NELSON AVE.)
Departments

*You must purchase your weekly and daily badges through our mobile app*

at Badge office on Centre St. or from a checker on the beach or our mobile app. 

Our checkers will not carry cash!

Weekly Badges $20.00
Daily Badges $5.00

                                                                                                   *there is a service fee when purchasing badges on this app*

Senior Badges & Children 12 & under are FREE!

Adults 65 & over must provide proof of age at the Beach Badge office located at 2 Centre Street in order to obtain a free permanent Badge. If the badge needs to be replaced, there will be a $10 charge.

Make sure you keep the permanent badge once you get it!

                            Commemorative Badge     $50.00

PRE SEASON BADGES     $30.00 ends June 15

SEASONAL                           $40.00

(VIPLY ONLY) WEEKLY                               $20.00

(VIPLY ONLY)  DAILY                                    $5.00

List of Guarded Beaches: Lifeguards are on duty between the hours of 10 AM to 5 PM

THERE ARE NO LIFEGUARDS ON DUTY UNTIL JUNE!

12th Street

Taylor Ave

5th Street

2nd Street

Centre Street

Engleside Ave

Pearl Street

Belvoir Ave

Essex Ave

Between Liberty & Pelham Ave

Between Kentford & Leeward Ave

    HANDICAPPED BEACH ACCESS

  • Handicapped beach access is available on Fifth Street, Centre Street, and Pearl Street
  • If you or a loved one needs a beach wheel chair please contact the beach badge office for delivery to your home.
  • There is always a beach wheel chair for use at the Centre Street Beach Patrol Building (first come, first serve)

Conduct on the Beach

No Smoking of any kind on Beach Haven beaches.

Dogs

Dogs are permitted on the beach ONLY from September 16th until May 14th. Any other time is prohibited. If your dog poops you scoop, it’s the law!

Volleyball Courts

NEW!  There is a public volleyball court located between 3rd Street and 4th Street on the beach.

Ball playing on the Beach

Ball playing, ball throwing, quoits, horseshoes and like activities will be permitted at the discretion of the Lifeguard Captain, Chief of Police or their designees (ie lifeguards on duty). These activities are prohibited from 10 am to 5 pm in areas between flags placed to designate authorized swimming areas. These activities are also banned from dune area at all times. * Throwing any object which may endanger or be likely to endanger persons or property is prohibited on the beach, dune area, pavilions, walkways or access ways to any pavilions or beaches within the Borough of Beach Haven.

Kite & Drone Flying on the Beach

Kite flying will be permitted on the beach only before 10 am and after 5 pm. This activity is banned from the dune area at all times.

Horseback Riding on the Beach

Horseback riding is prohibited at all times on the beach, sand or dune area.

Food & Beverages on the Beach

Food and drinks are allowed on the beach, but please help keep our beaches clean by throwing out your trash in the designated receptacles. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ARE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES & OPEN CONTAINERS OF THE LIKE PERMITTED ON THE BEACHES.

These restrictions will be in effect from June 15th until Labor Day, inclusive.

IT IS ILLEGAL FOR ANY PERSON TO WALK ON OR DISTURB ANY DUNE AREA IN THE BOROUGH OF BEACH HAVEN.