Clean Ocean Action

Clean Ocean Action's Spring Beach Sweeps will be held on Saturday, April 17th from 9am - 12:30pm.

Register for Beach Sweeps

See the list of cleanup locations below, or view them on a map.

To reduce the size of gatherings at each location, the Spring Beach Sweeps will have staggered arrival times at 9am and 10am. Volunteers can select their preferred arrival time when filling out the registration form.

Special thanks to our Statewide Beach Sweeps Sponsors:

Beach Sweeps Locations

Click here to view a map of the Spring 2021 Beach Sweeps locations.

Please note: If a site reaches capacity, registration for that site will be closed. If you are planning to participate with a group, we highly recommend that everyone in the group register around the same time (within 1-2 days) to avoid individual group members being closed out from registration.



  • Atlantic City - S. Albany Ave Boardwalk (199 S Albany Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401)
  • Atlantic City - S. Pennsylvania Ave Boardwalk (1098 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401)
  • Brigantine - 17th St. Beach, South (Brigantine Beach Patrol, 1700 17th Street, Brigantine, NJ 08203)
  • Longport - 33rd and Atlantic Ave
  • Margate - Granville Ave
  • Ventnor City - Newport Avenue Beach (Community Building: 6500 Atlantic Ave, Ventnor City, NJ 08406)


  • Englewood Cliffs - Englewood Picnic Area/Boat Basin at Palisades Interstate Park (GPS: 40.875925, -73.946678) In partnership with Palisades Interstate Park Commission and Hudson River Fisherman's Association


  • Avalon - 30th St W and Avalon Ave (Avalon Beach Patrol, 3001 Avalon Ave, Avalon NJ 08202)
  • Cape May 
  • North Wildwood - Hereford Inlet Beach (Gazebo at 1st Ave and Surf Ave)
  • Sea Isle City - JFK Blvd & Promenade (**this cleanup starts at 10 am)
  • Stone Harbor - 95th Street Beach
  • Villas - Beach at Village Rd and Bay Dr
  • Wildwood Crest - Centennial Park (6700 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260)
  • Wildwood - Poplar Ave


  • Glen Ridge/Montclair
    • Glenfield Park (meet at park entrance at Woodland Avenue and Pierson Place) 
    • "The Glen" (at Bloomfield and Ridgewood Avenue) 



  • Aberdeen - Fisherman's Parking Lot at Cliffwood Beach (967 Ocean Blvd, Aberdeen Twp NJ; across from Veteran's Memorial Park) This site has reached capacity. Please select another location. Sponsored by Dry Master Restorations, Inc.
  • Asbury Park -
    • Convention Hall - North End of Convention Hall at Boardwalk  (1300 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712) This site has reached capacity. Please select another location. Sponsored by Cohen Water Initiative
    • 1st Ave Beach (820 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712)
  • Atlantic Highlands - First Ave Beach (Seastreak parking lot)
  • Avon-by-the-Sea - Avon Pavilion at Norwood & Ocean (North End of the Beach)
  • Belmar 
  • Bradley Beach - Gazebo on Ocean Ave & 5th Ave
  • Deal - Hathaway Ave 
  • Highlands
    • Popamora Point (369 Shore Dr, Highlands NJ 07732)
    • Snug Harbor (22 Snug Harbor Ave, Highlands NJ 07732)
  • Keansburg - Batting Cages at Beachway (2 Raritan Avenue, Keansburg NJ)
  • Loch Arbour & Allenhurst - Euclid Avenue (99 Ocean Place, Loch Arbour, NJ)
  • Long Branch -  
    • Brighton Ave Beach (639 Ocean Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740) Sponsored by Junior League of Monmouth County
    • Madison Ave Beach (1 Madison Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740) Sponsored by SERVPro of Eatontown and Long Branch
    • Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, Beach Entrance at Joline Ave (1 Joline Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740) This site has reached capacity. Please select another location.
    • North end of Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park (across from 7 Presidents Skateplex, 400 Ocean Ave N, Long Branch, NJ 07740)
  • Manasquan Main Street Beach (East Main Street and beachfront) Sponsored by Manasquan Bank
  • Middletown Township
    • Bayshore Waterfront Park (719 Port Monmouth Rd, Port Monmouth NJ 07758)
    • Ideal Beach (4 Ocean Avenue, Middletown, NJ)
    • Leonardo Public Beach South (1 Concord Avenue & the beach. North side of Leonardo State Marina Launch ramp) 
  • Monmouth Beach - Monmouth Beach Bathing Pavilion (29 Ocean Avenue, Monmouth Beach, NJ 07750) This site has reached capacity. Please select another location.
  • Ocean Grove - Boardwalk Pavilion
  • Red Bank - Maple Cove (end of Maple Avenue) This site has reached capacity. Please select another location.
  • Rumson - Municipal Boat Ramp (9 Ave of Two Rivers, Rumson, NJ 07760)
  • Sandy Hook - Lot B
  • Sea Bright
    • Anchorage Public Beach (north of Sea Bright Bridge, 909 Ocean Ave, Sea Bright, NJ, 07760) This site has reached capacity. Please select another location.
    • BeachWalk Hotel (344 Ocean Ave, Sea Bright, NJ 07760)
    • Sea Bright Public Beach Pavilion (1097 Ocean Ave, Sea Bright, NJ 07760) 
  • Sea Girt - Boardwalk at Beacon Blvd
  • Spring Lake - North End Pavilion (2000 Ocean Avenue, Spring Lake, NJ 07762)
  • Union Beach - Florence Ave & Front St. This site has reached capacity. Please select another location.


  • Berkley Township - Amherst Dr beach (73 Amherst Dr, Bayville, NJ) **This cleanup will begin at Amherst Dr beach at 9 am, then move to Allen Rd beach, followed by Butler's Beach**
  • Brick
    • Brick Beach 1 (331 Route 35 North, Brick, NJ)
    • Brick Beach 3 (440 Route 35 North, Brick, NJ) Sponsored by Manasquan Bank
    • Windward Beach Park (265 Princeton Ave, Brick, NJ)
  • Island Beach State Park - Bathing Pavilion #1 (Central Ave, Seaside Park, NJ 08752)
  • Lavallette - Philadelphia Ave Beach
  • Little Egg Harbor - Seven Bridges Road/Great Bay Blvd (Boat Ramp at Great Bay Blvd: 39.563359, -74.342069)
  • Long Beach Island - Wally's Restaurant in Surf City (712 Long Beach Blvd, Surf City NJ 08008) In partnership with Alliance for a Living Ocean
  • Mantoloking - Lyman St Beach (1021 Ocean Ave, Mantoloking, NJ 08738)
  • Pt. Pleasant - Maxson Ave Beach (end of Maxson Ave near Riverfront Park)
  • Pt. Pleasant Beach 
  • Seaside Heights - Grant Ave
  • Seaside Park -
    • 2nd Ave Beach (2nd Ave & Boardwalk, Seaside Park NJ 08752) Sponsored by 1st Constitution Bank
    • Midway Beach at 6th Ln (48 Ocean Ave, Seaside Park, NJ 08752)
    • Stockton Ave Beach (Stockton Ave & Boardwalk, Seaside Park NJ 08752)
  • Toms River -
    • Brown's Woods Preserve (meet at Save Barnegat Bay Office: 117 Haines Road Toms River, NJ 08753) In partnership with Save Barnegat Bay
    • Normandy Beach at 6th Ave
    • Ortley Beach at 3rd Ave (St. Elisabeth's Chapel - 5 3rd Ave, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751) 


Take your Beach Sweeping to the next level and become a Beach Captain! For more information, contact

Know of a beach, riverfront, or stream in need? Contact us with more information at info@(Spam protected email address)

Thanks to our Supporting Organizations:

D'Alessio's Bagel Express, NuStar Energy, L.P., Ricoh USA, Rotary Club Interact, Booskerdoo Coffee, Water Witch Coffee


49 Avenel Blvd.
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Field Office:

Gateway National Recreation Area
Sandy Hook, New Jersey

Voice: (732) 872-0111
FAX: (732) 872-8041

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