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Parks & Recreation Department

John C. Bartlett Jr.
Ocean County Freeholder

Michael Mangum

Kenneth F. Pullen
General Supervisor

Mary J. Bavais
Superintendent of Recreation


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2015 Carousel of Music

 2015 Carousel of Music Schedule

Spring Senior Golf Tournament Results

 Spring Senior Golf Results

Barnegat Light Campfires

 Campfire Flyer 2015

Giant Yard Sale

Saturday, June 13
8:00 am - 12 noon
Ocean County Park
659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood

 Yard Sale application

Doggy Yappy Hour

Friday, June 5
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ocean County Park
659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood

 Yappy Hour Flyer

Lakeside Children's Theater

Thursdays, 1:00 pm
Beach Complex
659 Ocean Avenue
Ocean County Park, Lakewood

 Childrens Lakeside Theater Schedule

Drop-in Golf Clinic

Try out our new 3 hole, par 3
JR Smith Golf Learning Center
Friday, May 29
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Ocean County Park
659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood

 For more information

Celebrating 75 Years of Recreation, Education and Preservation

Ocean County Park located in Lakewood, NJ is celebrating 75 years of recreation, education and preservation of the parks of Ocean County.

Saturday, June 27, 2015. 4pm to 8pm.
The cost is free.

Click here For More Information

 75th Anniversary Ocean County Park poster

Cloverdale Farms and Lochiel Creek Parks Now Open

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

Cloverdale Farms County Park

Lochiel Creek County Park

Berkeley Island County Park Closed

Berkeley Island County Park will be closed starting October 14, 2014 for reconstruction.
Berkeley Island County Park

Volunteers Wanted

Volunteers are needed to staff our newest addition - Mantoloking Bridge County Park in Brick. Volunteers will answer questions, distribute information and run outdoor education programs. If you are interested please call Christopher Claus at 732-270-6960. Training will be provided.

 Click here to see more volunteers needed.

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.