June 2024 Update: Guarded Beaches, Public Restrooms and More!

June 2024 Update!

Summer is officially here – the roads are busier, businesses are back open, and people are making their way to the beautiful beaches of LBI, eager to spent all their time in the sun! You’ve asked and we are answering the most common questions: Guarded Beaches, Public Restrooms and More. Check it out below –>

2024 Beach Information on Long Beach Island

Barnegat Light

Lifeguard Hours: Daily 10am to 5pm from mid-June through Labor Day

Guard stands are located at the following streets during the full coverage season dates: 30th, 27th, 26th, 25th, 22nd, 21st, 19th, 17th, 15th, 14th, 12th, 10th, and 25th Bay Beach. For your safety, always swim in the designated areas which are marked with flags.

Public Restrooms: Barnegat Lighthouse State Park, West 10th Street at the Bay

Beach Badges: Required on all Barnegat Light beaches for all beach patrons 12 years-old and over. Check out our beach badge blog for more details.

Click HERE for more information on the Barnegat Light Beach Patrol!

Beach Haven

Lifeguard Hours: Daily 10am to 5pm beginning June 22nd

Guard stands are located at 12th Street, Taylor Ave., 5th Street, 2nd Street, Centre Ave., Engleside Ave., Pearl St., Belvoir Ave., Essex Ave., Liberty Ave., and Kentford Ave. during the full coverage season dates.

Public Restrooms: Taylor Ave Bay Beach, Centre Street (oceanside) – Outside Shower or Foot Shower Available, Dock Road (bayside), Marine Street Tennis Courts, Nelson Ave Playground

Beach Badges: Required on all Beach Haven beaches for all beach patrons 12 years-old and over beginning June 22nd. Check out our beach badge blog for more details.

Click HERE for more information on the Beach Haven Beach Patrol!

Harvey Cedars

Lifeguard Hours: Daily 10am to 5pm from June 15th through Labor Day

Guard Stands are located at 86th Street, 83rd Street, 80th Street, 77th Street, 73rd Street, 69th Street, Middlesex Ave., Atlantic Ave., Hudson Ave. (also surfing beach), Cape May Ave., 5417 Blvd. easement (aka Cumberland), Bergen Ave. south, Bay Beach at West 75th Street

Public Restrooms: Sunset Park (Outside Shower or Foot Shower Available), Borough Hall (75th Street)

Beach Badges: Badges are required on all Harvey Cedars beaches beginning June 15th for anyone 12 years of age or older. Check out our beach badge blog for more details.

Click HERE for more information on the Harvey Cedars Beach Patrol!

Long Beach Township

Lifeguard House: Daily 10am to 5pm from June 15th through Labor Day

**Due to Ocean Conditions Guard Stand locations will be updated daily by 11am, please check the following link: https://lbtbp.com/

Always SWIM on Guarded Beaches between the YELLOW Flags. Surfing is allowed on all beaches between the BLUE flags.

Public Restrooms: 68th Street at Bayview Park (Outside Shower or Foot Shower Available), Parking Area at the southern end of Holgate (Outside Shower or Foot Shower Available)

Beach Badges: Required for all LBT beaches for persons age 12 and over from June 15th through September 2nd. Check out our beach badge blog for more details.

Click HERE for more information on the Long Beach Township Beach Patrol!

Ship Bottom

Lifeguard Hours: Daily 10am to 6pm through Labor Day

Guard stands are located at “3rd Street, 7th Street, 15th Street, 20th Street, 23rd Street, 26th Street, 30th Street. The actual placement of the lifeguard stands vary due to beach conditions. Therefore, the guarded swim areas may be more to the north or more to the south of the listed street.”

Public Restrooms: Municipal Building at 17th Street & Long Beach Blvd, 10th Street at the Bay Boat Ramp, 13th- 16th Street at the Bay Beach (Outside Shower or Foot Shower Available)

Beach Badges: Required for all Ship Bottom beaches for persons 13 years-old and over starting June 15th. Check out our beach badge blog for more details.

Click HERE for more information on the Ship Bottom Beach Patrol!

Surf City

Lifeguard Hours: Daily 10am to 5pm through Labor Day

Guard stands will be located approximately at South 2nd Street, Division, North 2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th, 10th, 12th, 14th, 16th, 18th, 20th, 22nd, and 24th.  The precise location of the guarded beach may change from year-to-year or even week-to-week depending on surf condition and the location of sandbars.

Public Restrooms: Behind Borough Hall at 813 Long Beach Boulevard, 16th Street Bay Beach, Division Street Boat Ramp

Beach Badges: Required on all Surf City beaches for all individuals from 12 years of age to 64 years of age whenever lifeguards & badge checkers are on duty. Check out our beach badge blog for more details.

Click HERE for more information on the Surf City Beach Patrol!

For All Beaches

Please Note: Some beaches listed above as “guarded” may not have lifeguards present at certain times due to weather, staffing issues, after hours, etc. Do not swim at a beach if you do not see a lifeguard present. For any questions regarding tents, dogs, and more, please visit the beach patrol page of the township you are inquiring for. If you do not understand the rules regarding flags, digging holes, playing games, surfing, or other beach activities, please ask the lifeguard on duty and they will answer your questions. Beach Badges are required during the summer season. Please see our 2024 Beach Badge Blog for more information on acquiring beach badges for each town.

Need Help?

Please Contact Us if you have further questions about this blog posting. If you have a specific question about lifeguard stands, public restrooms and parking, please contact the township that you are staying in. You can also reach out to us if you have a community event that you would like us to post on our event calendar.

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