Restroom facilities are available at the following locations, changing rooms and showers are not provided:
Behind Borough Hall at 813 Long Beach Boulevard.
The 16th Street Bay Beach.
The Division Street Boat Ramp.
For safety reasons, please do not dig holes deeper than 12 inches. All holes must be refilled prior to leaving the beach.
Launching of any boats, kayaks, or canoes of any sort is not permitted from any Surf City beach.
Dogs may enjoy the beach while leashed with their owners from October 1st until April 30th.
Beach Buggy Permits are available from September to May through the Surf City Police Department.
The fishing beaches during guarded hours are located between North 23rd Street to North 25th Street.
The surfing beaches during guarded hours are outside of the swimming area as directed by the Borough lifeguards. This is a trial period, all surfers must present a badge.
- Permitted surfing is subject to daily weather/water conditions.
- Surfers must check in with a lifeguard & a badge checker before entering the water.
- Surfing in designated areas only.
- Surfers must use a leash.
- There will be NO disrobing or changing on the beach or in the street.
- Failure to comply will result in a ticket/fine
Lifeguard stands will be located approximately at South 2nd Street, Division, North 2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th, 10th, 12th, 14th, 16th, 18th, 20th, 22nd, and 24th. The precise location of the guarded beach may change from year-to-year or even week-to-week depending on surf condition and most notably the location of sandbars. In addition, at times there may be two separate bathing areas on a beach instead of one large bathing area if there is a rip current in the middle of the swimming area.
For more information please visit the Surf City Beach Patrol website.