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Parks & Recreation Department

John C. Bartlett Jr.
Ocean County Freeholder

Michael Mangum
Director

Kenneth F. Pullen
General Supervisor

Mary J. Bavais Mehorter
Superintendent of Recreation


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Parks & Recreation Updates

Winter Beach Blast

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Center Court, Ocean County Mall

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.



Join us for summer fun...in January! Cool games, crafts and dancing are part of the fun that awaits, including the

World's Largest Twister Game. Sponsored by Ocean County Parks & Recreation. Ocean County Mall Kidgits Club Music provided by WOBM. Join Buster from the BlueClaws

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

The Winter Newsletter is out

Click here for the Parks Winter Newsletter

Disk Golf Course expands to 18-holes!

The Ocean County Disc Golf Course was opened in 2013 as a cooperative project between Ocean County Disc Golf and the Ocean County Department of Parks and Recreation. The course utilizes the open fields and forests of beautiful Ocean County Park. Beginning in August 2014, The course has been expanded to 18-holes. Please Check back shortly for the updated map.

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.

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.