City of Long Branch


Beach Badges:

Seasonal Beach Badges: 
Available at the Beach Office, located at Ocean Avenue and South Bath Avenue, between 10AM and 3PM. 
Daily passes:

  • $5 M-F  
  • $7 weekends/holidays  
  • $3 every day for ages 14-17  

Annual passes:

  • $45  
  • $30 for 14-17 

Always FREE for 13 and under/62 and older with ID and for disabled individuals! 
This is for municipal beaches only and does not apply to Seven Presidents (North of Seaview Avenue). 
For more information, contact the Recreation Department at: 732-571-6545 or the Beach Office at: 732-571-5697


Taking your kid to the beach just got some added fun! 
Play at all 4 beach locations; Great Lawn, Laird, Melrose & Cottage!

(Locations are subject to change)


Here are the locations and hours of our comfort stations/restrooms:

  • Great Lawn (24hrs)
  • Laird (24hrs)
  • West End (6am-10pm)
  • Cottage (6am-10pm)
  • North Bath (6am-10pm)
  • and there are 2 trailers located at Morris Avenue & Ocean Avenue.


Introducing Ray & Steve's Beach Hut on the Boardwalk and their new summer menus! 
Visit them this summer at one of their 3 locations: West End, Cottage Place & North Bath! 
Open 9 AM to 5 PM daily! 
For specials and more information, visit them at: Ray & Steve's Beach Hut

Beach Hours:

Long Branch Public Beaches open on Saturday, May 27th. Lifeguards will be present 9AM to 5PM with extended hours until 7PM at designated beaches.

Beaches will be open, with Lifeguards, from 9AM to 5PM on the following weekend dates:

  • Saturday, May 27th
  • Sunday, May 28th
  • Monday, May 29th
  • Saturday, June 3rd
  • Sunday, June 4th
  • Saturday, June 10th
  • Sunday, June 11th

The regular 7-Day beach schedule begins on Monday, June 12th

Please remember to only swim when a Lifeguard is present!


  • Stairs: Brighton Avenue, West End Avenue, Cottage Avenue, South Bath Avenue, North Bath Avenue, Pavilion Avenue, Morris Avenue, Chelsea Avenue (2 entrances), Great Lawn and Seaview Avenue.
  • Sand Ramps: Beachfront North , Madison Avenue, Laird Street, Melrose Place and Morris Avenue
  • ADA Compliant Ramps: Morris Ave. N, Chelsea Avenue, Pavilion Avenue, North Bath Avenue, Cottage Place and West End Avenue
  • A limited number of Surf Chairs and Water Chairs are available for use. Please speak with any ticket booth representative or call the Beach Office at 732-571-5697 for assistance.


Why lug it to the beach when it’s already there? Jersey Shore Beach Rentals offers daily rentals for your beach needs.

Chaise Lounges, Beach Umbrellas, Combo Rental Specials as well as Senior Rates are available. See image for pricing.

Located at Great Lawn, Laird,  Morris/Melrose, Pier Village, North Bath & West End