LONG BRANCH — Summer is almost here and it’s the best time of year to head over to the Monmouth County Park System’s Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, located on Ocean Avenue in Long Branch. Lifeguards are on duty weekends starting Saturday, May 28 and daily starting Saturday, June 18. Besides guarded swimming, the park also offers family-friendly amenities including a playground, volleyball court, snack bar and the Skateplex.
Be sure to enjoy the park all summer long by purchasing season park access and parking passes. Both are available for purchase at the Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park Pavilion, Ocean Avenue, Long Branch, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on weekends, and will be available daily starting June 18. The Park Pavilion accepts credit and debit cards for season beach access passes. The front gate and other booths are cash only.
Season park access and parking passes are also available at the Monmouth County Park System Headquarters, Thompson Park, Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, Monday through Friday (excluding holidays), from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., until June 16. Appointments are accepted and can be made by calling 732-842-4000, ext. 1.
Season park access passes are $75 for adults 18 to 64 and $30 for adults 65 and older. Children under 18 are free. Season parking passes are $75. These passes are good through September 5. Daily access passes are $10 for individuals 18 years old and over. The cost of a daily parking pass is $10.
For more information about Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park or the Monmouth County Park System, visit www.MonmouthCountyParks.com or call 732-842-4000. For persons with hearing impairment, the TTY/TDD number is 711. The Monmouth County Park System, created in 1960 by the Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners, is Monmouth County’s Open Space, Parks, and Recreation agency.