Events Coordinator
Vienne Peters
Phone     (609) 494-2171 ext 100
Fax          (609) 361-8484
Borough of Ship Bottom Beach Wheels for the Disabled

Beach Wheels & Ramps

Beach Patrol
Beach Patrol personnel start patrolling the beaches on weekends only beginning Memorial Day Weekend up to the first day of the season (Saturday before Father’s Day) to September 30th. While on patrol using All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs), lifeguards are ever vigilant for beach goers’ care educating the public on beach awareness and ocean safety. During the regular season lifeguards are on duty from 10 AM to 6 PM daily.  In the post-season (day after Labor Day to September 30th) only 7th, 15th, and 20th street beaches have lifeguards on duty.  ​

Beach Wheels for the Disabled
Beach Wheels for Handicapped access to the beach are available at Beach Operations Headquarters. Beach Wheels are available with advance reservation by calling the Ship Bottom Beach Patrol at (609) 494-9481 In-Season and (609) 494-2171 ext. 100 Off-Season.

Ramps are available for the physically challenged at 4th, 8th, 9th, 14th, 15th, 19th, 20th, 21st, and 25th Streets. Lifeguards are on duty from 10 AM to 6 PM in season. Surfing in designated areas only at those times.​

Ship Bottom Municipal Boat Ramp

Ship Bottom Municipal Boat Ramp

Ship Bottom Waterfront Park
Features: Boat Ramp, Municipal Parking, Gazebo, Playground and Waterfront Park.
Fees:
Seasonal – Non-Commercial $75.00
Daily Use – $25.00
$5.00 commercial non-motorized fee (paddleboard, kayak, etc)
Hours of Operation – 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily

Boat Ramp location: West 10th Street & Shore Ave Ship Bottom, NJ 08008

Public Parks & Recreation

Borough of Ship Bottom offers a variety of recreation possibilities, including children’s playground, bay beaches, baseball, shuffleboard, tennis courts, fishing and crabbing piers at four convenient locations.

Public Parks & Recreation

4th Street Remembrance Park

Dedicated to the victims of 9/11
Features: Scenic Bay Walk, Parking, Gardens
4th-Street-Remembrance-Park

Beach Arlington Park & Bay Beach

13th – 16th Streets and the Bay
Features: Playground, Bay Beach, Public Restrooms, Sunset Point Gazebo
Beach Arlington Park & Bay Beach

John J. Guld Jr. Recreation & Ball Field

West 5th & 6th Streets at Barnegat Avenue
Features: Tennis Courts, Bocce Ball, Shuffleboard, Horseshoes, Baseball Field

Ship Bottom Waterfront Park
Fishing & Crabbing Pier

10th – 12th Streets and the Bay
Features: Boat Ramp, Jet Ski Launch, Playground, Boardwalk, Benches, Pavilion, Bike Path, Rest Rooms, Crabbing & Fishing
Fishing & Crabbing Pier 10th - 12th Streets and the Bay

Fishing and Crabbing Pier

25th Street and the Bay

Features: Boardwalk,  Pavilion, Benches, Crabbing Area, Fishing Pier, Sunsets

5th Street Bay side Park

Features: Gazebo, Benches, Sunsets
5th Street Bay side Park

20th Street Bay side Park

Features: Gazebo, Benches, Sunsets​
20th Street Bay side Park

Purple Martin Colony

Sunset Point is a community park on Barnegat Bay in Ship Bottom, NJ, which is located on Long Beach Island. A highlight of the park is a very successful Purple Martin colony that has been producing an average of 70 or more birds in recent years. This is the story of that colony.