Clean Ocean Action


Saturday, October 21st

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!*

*Please note that if you register after 2pm on Thursday, October 19th, you will not receive a confirmation email.

Beach Sweeps Cleanup Locations


  • Atlantic City - 
    • Park Place Boardwalk* (24 Park Pl, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, at the NJ Korean War Memorial) Complimentary parking at 1809 Pacific Ave Sponsored by Atlantic City Electric *Please note that location has been updated as of 10/18/17.
    • Gardner's Basin Gardner's Basin (Park at Gardner's Basin, 800 North New Hampshire Ave; meet at Public access Caspian Ave and N. Maine Ave.)
  • Brigantine - 17th St. Beach, South (Brigantine Beach Patrol, 1700 17th Street, Brigantine, NJ 08203
  • Longport - 33rd and Atlantic Avenue Beach (Library: 2305 Atlantic Ave. Longport, NJ 08403)
  • Margate - Coolidge Beach (Coolidge Ave, Margate City, NJ 08402) Sponsored by Wells Fargo Advisors 
  • Ventnor City - Newport Avenue Beach (Community Building: 6500 Atlantic Ave, Ventor City, NJ 08406 


  • Palmyra
    • Palmyra Cove Nature Park (1335 Route 73 South, Palmyra, NJ 08065)


  • Avalon - 32nd Street Beach 
  • Cape May 
    • Nature Center of Cape May (1600 Delaware Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204) (Note-This will be held on Sat. October 14th)
    • 2nd Avenue Beach (Jetty Motel: 2nd Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204)
  • Ocean City - Ocean City Music Pier- Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk (825 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226) 
  • Stone Harbor - 96th Street Beach 
  • Villas - Village Rd. and Bay Drive (meet at the dead end by the beach access)
  • Wildwood - Poplar Avenue Beach (Groff's Restaurant - 423 E. Magnolia Avenue, Wildwood, NJ 08260)
  • Wildwood Crest- Centennial Park (Fern and Ocean Ave)


  • 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



  • Aberdeen - Fisherman's Parking Lot at Cliffwood Beach
  • Asbury Park - 
    • Convention Hall  - North End of Convention Hall at Boardwalk  (1300 Ocean Avenue, New Jersey, 07712)  Sponsored by Brookdale Community College Student Life & Activities and Jersey Central Power & Light
    • 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 
    • 3rd Avenue Beach (3rd Ave & Boardwalk) Sponsored by Jersey Central Power & Light
    • 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
  • Ideal Beach - (4 Ocean Avenue, Middletown, NJ)
  • Keansburg - Batting Cages (275 Beachway Avenue)
  • Keyport - Cedar Street (Cedar Street is perpendicular to Pine Street)
  • Leonardo- Public Beach South (1 Concord Avenue & the beach. North side of Leonardo State Marine Launch ramp)
  • Loch Arbour & Allenhurst - Euclid Avenue (105 Euclid Avenue, Loch Arbor, NJ)
  • Long Branch -  
    • Madison Ave Beach (Madison Ave & the Boardwalk; just north of the Ocean Place Resort & Spa; parking is available in a lot on the corner of S. Broadway and 2nd Ave [access on 2nd Ave]) Sponsored by SERVPro of Eatontown and Longbranch
  • Manasquan Main Street Beach (East Main Street and beachfront)
  • Monmouth Beach - Bathing Pavilion (Monmouth Beach Bathing Pavilion: 29 Ocean Avenue, Monmouth Beach, NJ 07750)
  • Ocean Grove - Boardwalk Pavilion (13 Ocean Avenue, Ocean Grove, New Jersey 07756--directly on the boardwalk on the corner of Ocean Avenue and Ocean Pathway) 
  • Port Monmouth - Monmouth County Parks System Bayshore Waterfront Park (719 Port Monmouth Rd. Port Monmouth, NJ 07758)
  • Red Bank - Maple Cove (end of Maple Avenue)
  • Rumson - Victory Park, Lafayette St, Rumson, NJ 07760
  • Sandy Hook - Lot D
  • Sea Bright - 
    • Ferguson Public Beach- Public Access at old Anchorage beach just north of Sea Bright bridge  (960 Ocean Ave, Sea Bright, NJ, 07760)
    • Beachwalk (344 Ocean Ave., Sea Bright, NJ 07760)
    • Main Public Beach at River Street in center of town (1093 Ocean Avenue, Sea Bright, NJ, 07760 -meet in parking lot)
  • 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


  • Bay Head - Beach House Classic Boardshop, 517 Main Ave (Rt 35), Bay Head, NJ 08742
  • Brick -  Brick Beach 1 (300 Ocean Blvd. Mantoloking, NJ 08738)
  • Island Beach State Park - Bathing Pavilion #1 (Central Ave, Seaside Park, NJ 08752)
  • Lavallette - Philadelphia Avenue Beach (North of Ben Franklin 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 and Jersey Central Power & Light
    • 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 - 
    • 24th Ave Bayside Beach, (S Bayview Ave & 24th Ave, Seaside Park, NJ 08752)
    • Second Avenue
    • Stockton Avenue (The Sawmill - 1807 Boardwalk, Seaside Park, NJ 08752)
    • 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 Ave (St. Elisabeth's Chapel - 5 3rd Ave, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751)

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