Asbury Park

Sure, there’s amazing architecture, great eats and shopping and excellent people. Asbury Park also has some of the most beautiful beaches. Just ask Conde Nast TravelerCurbed Philadelphia, New York Times and many other. Once you visit a few times, you’ll get the feel of the different personalities of each beach in Asbury…from family beach to party beach to locals beach…it’s all good. Here’s a little info on the beaches:

Beach badges are required Memorial Day Weekend through September 5th (9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday and 9 am to 6 pm on weekends and holidays). During these hours there will be lifeguards on duty, and buoys and ropes marking off the areas for swimming. Keep an eye out for the safe conditions flag: if the water is rough, follow lifeguard instructions to leave the water.

You can now save time and get your beach badge through the mobile app


Monday-Friday $5
Saturday & Sunday: $6

Regular (Age 18 thru 61 ) $70
Teens (age 13 thru 17) $20
Seniors (age 62 and over ) $20


The Beach Office at 820 Ocean Avenue (1st Ave & Ocean on the boardwalk) is open for the purchase of seasonal beach badges, beach locker renewals and beach locker applications.  The current hours of operation are M-F 10:00am to 4:00pm and Sat. & Sun. 9:00am to 4:00pm.   The office number is 732.502.8863.

Seasonal beach badges are also available for purchase from the Department of Public Works Office at 9 Main Street, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Dept of Public Works Office Hours:
Monday -Friday 9am to 4pm
Cash, check and Credit cards are accepted at this location
Information/Questions – 732.775.0900

* all information is subject to change and must be confirmed with the City of Asbury Park