Departments & Offices

Beach Control

Beach Control Headquarters
Bath House
Boardwalk and N Street
Seaside Park, NJ 08752

Management Team:
Beach Control Manager: Joseph Toth
Operations Assistant: Samantha Ferlisi
Finance Assistants: Jake Steinmetz, Joe Connor


*** PLEASE NOTE: During days on which badges are required for beach access, with COVID-19 restrictions, there is a possibility of beach badge sales reaching limits early in the day. Please plan accordingly when traveling to Seaside Park for the day. Additionally, online web sales are will NOT guarantee access to the beach. Online sales are NOT counted toward daily capacity limits***



2022 Beach Badges – Holiday Sale

Holiday sales for 2022 Beach Badges will begin on November 29th and extend to the end of December. Seasonal badges will be at their discounted rate of $55.00 and senior (65 years of age and up) will be at their regular price of $20 (valid proof of age required for purchase of senior badges). Please read the following information very carefully:

Badge Sales:

  • Monday through Friday ONLINE SALES ONLY 11/30 through 12/31
  • Saturday and Sunday 11am to 3pm in person sales and badge pick ups (Beach Control HQ on boardwalk between N and O Streets) 12/4 through 12/19*

*Any badges not picked up by 12/19 can be redeemed and picked up beginning May 1st. 

***FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE EMAIL or call 732-966-6572 Monday through Friday AFTER 3pm***

2021 Summer Badge Prices

 Seasonal Badge  – $60 (May 1st through June 14th); $65 (June 15th through Labor Day)

Senior Badge (65 years of age and older with proof of age) – $20

Weekly Badge (Saturday to Saturday; sold beginning June 19th) – $35

Daily Badge  – $12

Seasonal Boat Ramp Pass – $80 (May 1st through June 14th); $100 (June 15th through Labor Day)

Daily Boat Ramp Pass – $25 

Please Note the Following:

One (1) senior badge PER senior customer with valid ID (FOR EACH)
Children 11 & Under are FREE
Active & Retired Military AND Dependents are FREE with proper ID

Forms of Payment: Credit Cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover); Check: Must have NJ address and Driver’s License Number; Cash

Seaside Park Beach Control


[Amended 2-12-2009 by Ord. No. 14723-25-2010 by Ord. No. 15106-24-2010 by Ord. No. 15256-24-2010 by Ord. No. 152612-8-2011 by Ord. No. 15814-26-2012 by Ord. No. 15947-26-2012 by Ord. No. 16059-26-2013 by Ord. No. 163510-23-2014 by Ord. No. 16602-26-2015 by Ord. No. 16653-26-2015 by Ord. No. 16707-28-2016 by Ord. No. 1708]
In order to provide funds to improve, maintain and police said places of resort and to protect the same from erosion, encroachment and damage by sea or otherwise, and to provide facilities and safeguards for public bathing and recreation, including the employment of lifeguards, the following reasonable fees shall be charged for persons 12 years of age and over using said lands and bathing facilities for access to the beach and bathing and recreational facilities. All beach fees will be waived to persons in active military service in any of the Armed Forces of the United States and to their spouse or dependent children over the age of 12; active members of the New Jersey National Guard who have completed initial active duty training and to their spouse or dependent children over the age of 12; and veterans who have served in any of the Armed Forces of the United States and who were discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable and who either have served at least 90 days in active duty or have been discharged or released from active duty by reason of an actual service-incurred injury or disability. In lieu of presenting a municipal beach tag to gain free admission to certain bathing beaches, the above-mentioned military personnel, veterans, their spouse and dependent children must present a valid military identification card, form DD-214 or similar document, or state driver’s license or identification card indicating that the holder is a veteran of the Armed Forces of the United States in lieu of presenting a municipal beach tag to gain admission to beaches.
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