Jersey Shore Summer 2020 Beach Guide

Updated: Jan 29

As we have all come to know, social-distancing regulations and policies are the new norm for our favorite haunts – and beach destinations are no exception. So, before leaving home check out these directives and contact sites for each individual town. General information: Beach badges are required from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., 7 days a week from Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day; Dogs have restricted use of the beaches and are allowed during the off-season from October 1st through May 1st; Bikes and scooters are allowed on the boardwalk from 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m.

Asbury Park

Beach Badges: The number of daily and seasonal beach passes sold will be limited. All sales for beach passes for the 2020 Season will be done exclusively through the Viply mobile app. Daily beach passes will be available for purchase each day at 5 p.m. for the following day only.

Restrooms and Beach Amenities: Access to restroom facilities will be limited to one person at a time. Face coverings or masks will need to be worn when using restroom facilities. Beach showers, water fountains and new water bottle refilling stations will be unavailable until further notice. 

Parking: Visitors will be required follow paid parking guidelines and are urged to use the Park Mobile app ( for payment instead of parking kiosks to help stop the spread of COVID 19.