Clean Ocean Action

COA's 35th Annual Spring Beach Sweeps will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2020.

Registration for the Spring Beach Sweeps will open in mid-February. Stay tuned!


35th Annual Beach Sweeps

Saturday, April 25th, 2020

9 am-12:30 pm

Registration will open in mid-February.

Have questions? Visit our Beach Sweeps FAQ page.


Beach Sweeps Cleanup Locations

ATLANTIC COUNTY  

 

  • Atlantic City - Sponsored by Atlantic City Electric
    • S Missouri Ave Boardwalk Sponsored by Bank of America
    • Gardner's Basin  (Park at Gardner's Basin, 800 North New Hampshire Ave; meet at Public access Caspian Ave and N. Maine Ave.)
  • Brigantine - 17th St. Beach, South (Brigantine Beach Patrol, 1700 17th Street, Brigantine, NJ 08203)
  • Longport - 33rd and Atlantic Ave
  • Margate - Granville Ave (Martin Bloom Community Pavilion)
  • Ventnor City - Newport Avenue Beach (Community Building: 6500 Atlantic Ave, Ventnor City, NJ 08406) Sponsored by Bank of America

BERGEN COUNTY

  • **This location is at capacity. Please select another Beach Sweeps location.** Englewood Cliffs - Englewood Picnic Area/Boat Basin at Palisades Interstate Park (GPS: 40.875925, -73.946678Sponsored by Bank of America, in partnership with Palisades Interstate Park Commission and Hudson River Fisherman's Association

BURLINGTON COUNTY 

  • Palmyra - Palmyra Cove Nature Park (1335 Route 73 South, Palmyra, NJ 08065) **this cleanup will be held on Saturday, November 2 from 10:00 am-1:30 pm

CAPE MAY COUNTY 

  • Avalon - 32nd St W (Avalon Beach Patrol, 3081 Avalon Ave, Avalon NJ 08202)
  • Cape May 
    • Nature Center of Cape May (1600 Delaware Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204) Sponsored by ComcastCares
    • 2nd Avenue Beach (Jetty Motel: 2nd Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204)
  • Cape May Point - Sunset Beach (502 Sunset Blvd, Cape May Point, NJ 08212)
  • North Wildwood
    • Hereford Inlet Beach (Gazebo at 1st Ave and Surf Ave)
  • Ocean City - Ocean City Music Pier (825 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226) Sponsored by ComcastCares 
  • Sea Isle City - JFK Boulevard **This cleanup will be held on Saturday, October 12 Sponsored by Bank of America
  • Stone Harbor - 95th Street Beach
  • Villas - Village Rd and Bay Dr at beach
  • Wildwood - Poplar Avenue Beach (Groff's Restaurant - 423 E. Magnolia Avenue, Wildwood, NJ 08260) Sponsored by OceanFirst Bank
  • Wildwood Crest - Centennial Park (6700 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260)

ESSEX COUNTY 

  • Glen Ridge/Montclair
    • **This location is at capacity. Please select another Beach Sweeps location.** Glenfield Park (meet at park entrance at Woodland Avenue and Pierson Place) 
    • "The Glen" (at Bloomfield and Ridgewood Avenue)  

MIDDLESEX COUNTY

  • **This location is at capacity. Please select another Beach Sweeps location.** South Amboy/Sayreville - Raritan Bay Waterfront Park (John T O'Leary Blvd, South Amboy NJ 08879) Sponsored by Bank of America

MONMOUTH COUNTY

 

  • Aberdeen - Fisherman's Parking Lot at Cliffwood Beach (967 Ocean Blvd, Aberdeen Twp NJ; across from roller rink at Veteran's Memorial Park)
  • Asbury Park - 
    • **This location is at capacity. Please select another Beach Sweeps location.** Convention Hall - North End of Convention Hall at Boardwalk  (1300 Ocean Avenue, New Jersey, 07712) Sponsored by Torcon, Inc. and Jersey Central Power & Light
  • Atlantic Highlands -
    • First Ave Beach (Seastreak parking lot)
    • Popamora Point (369 Shore Dr, Highlands NJ 07732)
  • Avon-by-the-Sea - Avon Pavilion at Norwood & Ocean (North End of the Beach)
  • Belmar 
    • 3rd Avenue Beach (3rd Ave & Boardwalk) Sponsored by Jersey Central Power & Light
    • **This location is at capacity. Please select another Beach Sweeps location.** 16th Avenue Beach (1601 Ocean Avenue, Belmar, New Jersey, 07719)
  • Bradley Beach - Gazebo on Ocean Ave & 5th Ave
  • Keansburg - Batting Cages (275 Beachway Avenue)
  • Keyport - Cedar Street (Cedar St and Pine St., parking on Pine St)
  • Loch Arbour & Allenhurst - Euclid Avenue (105 Euclid Avenue, Loch Arbour, NJ)
  • Long Branch -  
    • **This location is at capacity. Please select another Beach Sweeps location.** Madison Ave Beach Sponsored by SERVPro of Eatontown and Long Branch
    • S. Bath Ave Sponsored by ComcastCares 
  • **This location is at capacity. Please select another Beach Sweeps location.** Manasquan Main Street Beach (East Main Street and beachfront) Sponsored by OceanFirst Bank
  • Monmouth Beach - Monmouth Beach Bathing Pavilion (29 Ocean Avenue, Monmouth Beach, NJ 07750) Sponsored by Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and ComcastCares
  • Middletown Township
    • Bayshore Waterfront Park (719 Port Monmouth Rd, Port Monmouth NJ 07758)
    • Ideal Beach (4 Ocean Avenue, Middletown, NJ)
    • Leonardo Public Beach South (1 Concord Avenue & the beach. North side of Leonardo State Marina Launch ramp)
  • Ocean Grove - Boardwalk Pavilion (One block to the north of Ocean Vista Hotel - 13 Ocean Avenue, Ocean Grove, New Jersey 07756)
  • Red Bank - Maple Cove (end of Maple Avenue)
  • Rumson - Municipal Boat Ramp (9 Ave of Two Rivers, Rumson, NJ 07760)
  • Sandy Hook - meet at Lot E (Hartshorne Dr, Gateway National Recreation Area, Highlands, NJ 07732
  • Sea Bright
    • Anchorage Public Beach (north of Sea Bright Bridge, 960 Ocean Ave, Sea Bright, NJ, 07760)
    • **This location is at capacity. Please select another Beach Sweeps location.** Sea Bright Beach Pavilion (1097 Ocean Ave, Sea Bright, NJ 07760)
  • Sea Girt - Boardwalk at Beacon Blvd
  • Spring Lake - South End Pavilion (north of Spring Lake Beach department - 410 Ocean Avenue, Spring Lake, NJ 07762) Sponsored by ServPro of Howell/Wall
  • Union Beach - Florence Ave & Front St.

OCEAN COUNTY 

  • Bay Head - Beach House Classic Boardshop (517 Main Ave/Rt 35, Bay Head NJ 08742) Sponsored by ComcastCares
  • Bayville - Dudley Park (Maple St, Bayville, NJ 08721)
  • Brick -  **This location is at capacity. Please select another Beach Sweeps location.** Brick Beach 1 on Rt 35 N (300 Ocean Blvd. Mantoloking, NJ 08738)
  • Island Beach State Park - Bathing Pavilion #1 (Central Ave, Seaside Park, NJ 08752)
  • Lavallette - Philadelphia Ave Beach
  • Long Beach Island
    • Beach Haven Lifeguard Headquarters (59 Centre St, Beach Haven, NJ 08008)
    • Wally's Restaurant in Surf City (712 Long Beach Blvd, Surf City NJ 08008)
  • Ocean Gate - Ocean Gate Beach (228 E Longport Ave, Ocean Gate, NJ 08740)
  • Pt. Pleasant - End of Maxson Ave at River Rd (near Riverfront Park)
  • Pt. Pleasant Beach 
    • Jenkinson's Aquarium on the Boardwalk (300 Boardwalk, Pt Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742)  Sponsored by Jenkinson's Boardwalk and Aquarium, Jersey Central Power & Light
    • Maryland Avenue Sponsored by Baine Contracting
  • Seaside Heights - Grant Ave
  • Seaside Park -
    • 2nd Ave Beach (2nd Ave & Boardwalk, 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) 
    • 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! For more information, contact outreach@cleanoceanaction.org.


Volunteers age 15-18 are invited to apply to become a Junior Beach Sweeps Captain. Click here for application and more information.


Know of a beach, riverfront, or stream in need? Contact us with more information at info@(Spam protected email address)CleanOceanAction.org


Thanks to our Supporting Organizations:

D'Alessio's Bagel Express, NuStar Energy, L.P., Ricoh USA, Rotary Club Interact, Booskerdoo Coffee, Water Witch Coffee

Headquarters:

49 Avenel Blvd.
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Field Office:

18 Hartshorne Drive, Suite 2
Highlands, NJ 07732

Voice: (732) 872-0111
FAX: (732) 872-8041


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