Clean Ocean Action


Saturday, April 22nd

9am- 12:30pm 

Join us for the 32nd Annual Beach Sweeps!

These locations are tentative and please note that the specific directions next to each location put you close to the site, but you may be required to walk to the exact site to find the captain. COA will notify you if changes are made after you register.

Pre-Register for the Beach Sweeps Here or Below!

Beach Sweeps Cleanup Locations


Sponsored by:

  • Atlantic City - 
    • Albany Avenue (199 S. Albany Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401) Sponsored by Atlantic City Electric
    • Gardner's Basin (800 North New Hampshire Ave, Atlantic City, NJ)
  • Galloway- Hosted on April 29th- Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (800 Great Creek Rd. Oceanville, NJ)
  • Oceanville - Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (800 Great Creek Rd. Oceanville, NJ 08231) 
  • Longport - 33rd and Atlantic Avenue Beach (Library: 2305 Atlantic Ave. Longport, NJ 08403 B 
  • Margate - Granville Avenue Beach (Library: 8100 Atlantic Ave. Margate City, NJ 08402
  • Ventnor City - Newport Avenue Beach (Community Building: 6500 Atlantic Ave, Ventor City, NJ 08406 
  • Brigantine - 17th St. Beach, South (Brigantine Beach Patrol, 1700 17th Street, Brigantine, NJ 08203


  • Avalon - Meeting at Stone Harbor Site - 96th Street Beach 
  • Cape May 
    • Nature Center of Cape May (1600 Delaware Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204)
    • 2nd Avenue Beach (Jetty Motel: 2nd Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204)
  • Del Haven - Sunray Beach, Middle Townships (meeting at Sunray Beach- at the end of N. Delaware Ave, and follow the path to the beach) 
  • Ocean City - 6th Street Ocean City Sports & Civic Center at E. 6th Street & Boardwalk 
  • Sea Isle City - John F. Kennedy Boulevard Beach 
  • Stone Harbor - 96th Street Beach 
  • Wildwood - 
    • Poplar Avenue Beach (Groff's Restaurant - 423 E. Magnolia Avenue, Wildwood, NJ 08260)
    • North Wildwood- (15th Ave at Beach Patrol Building)
  • Wildwood Crest- Centennial Park (Fern and Ocean Ave)
  • Villas - Village Rd. and Bay Drive (meet at the dead end by the beach access)


  • Glen Ridge/Montclair
    • Toney's Brook at Glenfield Park (meet near entrance at Woodland Avenue and Pierson Place) 
    • "The Glen" (at Bloomfield and Ridgewood Avenue)  


  • Raritan Bay Water Front Park - South Amboy/Sayreville


Sponsored by:


  • Aberdeen - Fisherman's Parking Lot at Cliffwood Beach
  • Allenhurst/Loch Arbour - Euclid Avenue (105 Euclid Avenue, Loch Arbor, NJ)
  • Asbury Park - 
    • Convention Hall at the Boardwalk (1300 Ocean Avenue, New Jersey, 07712)  Sponsored by Brookdale Community College and Student Life & Activities
    • North Beach (meet at the dirt lot near Asbury Towers) 
  • Atlantic Highlands - Harbor (parking lot on First Avenue)
  • Avon - Avon Pavilion at Norwood & Ocean (North End of the Beach)
  • Belmar 
    • 8th Avenue Beach (8th Ave & Boardwalk)
    • 16th Avenue Beach (Dunkin' Donuts: 1601 Ocean Avenue, Belmar, New Jersey, 07719)
  • Bradley Beach - Gazebo at 5th and Ocean Ave (Brinley Manor- 108 Brinley Avenue, Bradley Beach, New Jersey 07720- 5th avenue is the next block over to the south)
  • Deal - 
    • Hathaway Avenue
  • Highlands -
    • Snug Harbor Avenue Beach - (south of Highlands Borough Community Building – 22 Snug Harbor Avenue, Highlands, NJ 07732) 
    • Popamora Pt. on Shore Drive (369 Shore Drive, Highlands 07732) 
  • Keansburg - Batting Cages (275 Beachway Avenue
  • Keyport - Cedar Street (Cedar Street is perpendicular to Pine Street) 
  • Long Branch -  
    • Pier Village (meet at public access point, at Melrose Terrace and Ocean Avenue) Sponsored by SERVPro of Eatontown and Longbranch
  • Manasquan Main Street Beach (East Main Street and beachfront)
  • Middletown Twp - 
    • Leonardo Public Beach South (1 Concord Avenue & the beach. North side of Leonardo State Marine Launch ramp)
    • Ideal Beach (4 Ocean Avenue, Middletown, NJ)
    • Bayshore Waterfront Park (719 Port Monmouth Rd. Port Monmouth,NJ 07758) 
  • Monmouth Beach - Bathing Pavilion (Monmouth Beach Bathing Pavilion: 29 Ocean Avenue, Monmouth Beach, NJ 07750)
  • Ocean Grove - Boardwalk Pavilion (One block to the north of Ocean Vista Hotel- 13 Ocean Avenue, Ocean Grove, New Jersey 07756--directly on the boardwalk on the corner of Ocean Avenue and Ocean Pathway)
  • Red Bank - Maple Cove (end of Maple Avenue)
  • Rumson- Victory Park, Lafayette St, Rumson, NJ 07760
  • Sandy Hook - Lot D
  • Sea Bright - 
    • Tradewinds Beach (1067 Ocean Avenue, Sea Bright, NJ, 07760)
    • Public Beach (1099 Ocean Avenue, Sea Bright, NJ, 07760 -meet in parking lot)
    • Public access across from old Anchorage Building (just north of Public Beach parking lot; to your left if coming from Rumson over the Rumson bridge) 
  • Sea Girt - Boardwalk at Beacon Boulevard (Sea Girt Lifeguard Headquarters- 2 Ocean Avenue, Sea Girt, New Jersey 08750)
  • Spring Lake - South End Pavilion (north of Spring Lake Beach department - 410 Ocean Avenue, Spring Lake, NJ 07762)
  • Union Beach - Front and Florence Avenues
  • Wall Twp. - 2201 Marconi Road
  • West Long Branch- Locust Ave & Lakewood Ave


  • Bay Head - Howe St. & East Avenue 
  • Brick -  Brick Beach 1 
  • Island Beach State Park - Bathing Pavilion #1 (Central Ave, Seaside Park, NJ 08752)
  • Lavallette - Philadelphia Avenue Beach (North of Ben Fraklin 5-10 Store: 1205 Grand Central Avenue, Lavallette, NJ 08735)
  • Long Beach Island -  Alliance for a Living Ocean office (1101 Central Ave. Suite A. Ship Bottom, NJ 08008)
  • Pt. Pleasant -
    • Maxson and River Avenue (near Riverfront Park – River Rd. Pt. Pleasant, NJ 08742)
  • Pt. Pleasant Beach 
    • Jenkinson's Aquarium on the Boardwalk (300 Boardwalk, Pt Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742)  Sponsored by Jenkinson's Boardwalk and Aquarium and NuStar Energy
    • Maryland Avenue Sponsored by Baine Contracting
  • Seaside Heights - Grant Avenue, Ocean Beach (just north of Jimbo's - 715 Boardwalk Seaside Heights, NJ 08751)
  • Seaside Park - 
    • Second Avenue
    • Stockton Avenue (The Sawmill - 1807 Boardwalk, Seaside Park, NJ 08752)
    • 24th Avenue Marina (located at the corner of 24th Avenue & South Bayview Avenue)
    • Midway Beach-(6th Lane, Seaside Park, NJ)
  • Toms River -
    • Brown's Wood Preserve (meet at Barnegat Bay Partnership Office: 117 Haines Road Toms River, NJ 08753)
    • Ortley Beach at 3rd Avenue (St. Elisabeth's Chapel - 5 3rd Avenue, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751) 

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