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Updated List of O.C. Guarded Beaches

Updated List of O.C. Guarded Beaches

By MediaWize, OCNJDaily

The Ocean City Beach Patrol will be guarding the following beaches starting Saturday, June 11.

Beaches are guarded from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekends and holidays and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays.

  • North Street
  • Stenton Place
  • St. Charles Place
  • Brighton Place
  • 5th Street
  • 6th Street Surfing Beach
  • 8th Street
  • 9th Street
  • 10th Street
  • 11th Street
  • 12th Street
  • 14th Street
  • 15th Street
  • 18th Street
  • 26th Street
  • 30th Street
  • 34th Street
  • 36th Street
  • 44th Street
  • 50th Street
  • 58th Street

Additional beaches will be added throughout June until the beach patrol reaches full staffing.

Thank you for helping to keep Ocean City safe. The Ocean City Beach Patrol strongly urges bathers to swim only at guarded beaches.

If you have any questions, please call 609-525-9200. For information on guarded beaches and all OCBP activity, visit For all emergencies, call 9-1-1.

The Ocean City Beach Patrol will hold a tryout for new lifeguards on June 18. In the event of inclement weather, the tryout will be pushed to June 19.

The competitive test will include a 500-meter ocean swim, a 500-meter ocean paddleboard, a one-half-mile beach run, a 500-meter erg and a surf dash. All candidates also must complete an interview.

Candidates must be at least 16 years old by Aug. 1 and complete a physical examination before the tryout.

The OCBP hired 15 new guards after a tryout on June 4. The second tryout will offer a chance for candidates who were unable to compete in the first.

See more detail on the June 18 tryout.

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