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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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Fall Newsletter

 Fall 2015 Newsletter

Beach Ball-A-Palooza

Friday, August 7
5:30 - 8:30 pm
Bayfront Field, Parks Adminstration Office
1198 Bandon Road
Toms River

 Beach Ball A-Palooza 2015

Free Admission - Rain or Shine
Music by Jimmy & the Parrots

Learn to Fish Today

Sunday, August 16
9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Lake Shenandoah County Park Boathouse
659 Ocean Avenue, Lakewood

For more information:
 Learn to Fish Today Poster 2015

Ocean County Parks' Beaches

A. Paul King County Park's beach
in Manhawkin is now open for

Ocean County Park's beach
in Lakewood is now open for

Open Mic Night on the Beach

Come out and enjoy a campfire, marshmallows roasting and live entertainment featuring local artist Jeremy Rener as you watch the sun go down. Please bring a beach chair or blanket, marshmallows and a stick.

Saturday, August 29
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Parking Lot, A Paul King County Park
2 W. Bay Avenue, Manahawkin

Berkeley Island County Park Re-opened

Berkeley Island County Park will re-open on May 23, 2015.
 Click HERE to learn more.

2015 Carousel of Music

 2015 Carousel of Music Schedule

Barnegat Light Campfires

Saturday, October 24, 2015
7 - 9 PM
Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
 Campfire Flyer 2015

Lakeside Children's Theater

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

 Childrens Lakeside Theater Schedule

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.

Ocean County Parks Photo Gallery  camera icon Click here

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.

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