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John C. Bartlett Jr.
Ocean County Freeholder

Michael Mangum

Kenneth F. Pullen
General Supervisor

Mary J. Bavais
Superintendent of Recreation


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Atlantis Golf Course phone lines are now working.
Pro Shop 609-296-2444
Maintenance 609-296-4522

The course is currently closed.
Please call the Pro Shop line for daily course updates.

Philadelphia History & Flower Show

Join us on a day trip over the river to Philly. We will make two stops, the centrally located Independence Visiitor Center and the Convention Center for the famous Flower Show.

PICK-UP: Beach Complex, Ocean County Park, 659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood
DATE: Thursday, March 10
TIME: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
FEE: $35.00 includes bus transportaion only.
AGE: Adult

Jake's Branch County Park

Trails are now open.

Complete Guide to Ocean County Parks Department

 Complete Guide to Ocean County Parks Department

"Tip" Seaman County Park

The playground at "Tip" Seaman County Park is closed temporarily. We will advise when it is reopened.

Winter Newsletter

 Winter 2015 Newsletter

2015 Decoy Show Winners

 2015 Winners List

Berkeley Island County Park

In response to recent storm damage, Berkeley Island County Park will remain closed through Spring of 2016.
 Click HERE to learn more.

Cloverdale Farm and Lochiel Creek Parks Now Open

Cloverdale Farm and Lochiel Creek County Parks in Barnegat Township are now open!
Cloverdale Farm County Park
Lochiel Creek County Park

The Department of Parks & Recreation now safeguards more than four thousand acres of land which is dedicated to the enjoyment of our citizens and the conservation of open space.

This impressive acreage includes 20 parks, four conservation areas, and two golf courses.

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Ocean County Parks and Recreation Newsletter

All residents of Ocean County, NJ can receive a free issue of our Parks and Recreation Newsletter. This quarterly publication lists all our adult and kids' programs, classes, sports events, trips, festivals and more! E-mail us your name, mailing address and telephone number, or telephone us at 1-877-OCPARKS, ext. 5954 and we'll send you the current issue.

If you live outside of Ocean County, NJ and would like to receive the current issue of the Newsletter, simply send us a self-addressed 9 1/2 x 12 1/2 legal size manila envelope stamped with 83 cents postage to O.C. Parks & Recreation, 1198 Bandon Road, Toms River, N.J. 08753. In addition, many of our programs are now listed if you need to check availability of an event.