Ortley Beach To Open, But Not For Swimming

Photo courtesy Toms River Township

  TOMS RIVER – Ortley Beach in Toms River will reopen to the public starting at sunrise on Saturday, May 8.

  “We felt it was time to open our beaches for recreational purposes,” said Mayor Maurice B. Hill. “Beaches are open for walkers, runners, those who are exercising without sitting or sunbathing. Swimming is prohibited.”

  Additionally, township employees will continue to enforce strict social distancing guidelines. The boardwalk and bathrooms will remain closed.

  Beach access parking lots will be open. The following roads have beach access:

  • 2nd Ave
  • 3rd Ave Parking lot
  • 4th Ave (ADA accessible)
  • 5th Ave
  • 7th Ave
  • 8th Ave
  • Fielder Ave (ADA accessible)
  • Fort Ave
  • Harding Ave