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Welcome to the Ocean City Recreation Summer Programs page. You may browse by program category, Sports Camps, Basketball Leagues, Active Activities, Bayside Center Camps, Tennis, Golf and the Surf Chair program or just start scrolling down to checkout all the programs listed at once!

If you need more information on the many other aspects of recreation in Ocean City choose another link from the recreation tab, Aquatic & Fitness Center, Bayside and Marina, Ocean City Community Center, Race Events, Facilities Parks & Playgrounds & Ocean City Dog Park.

We hope you find plenty to do this summer in Ocean City America’s Greatest Family Resort!

All online and walk in camp registration begins May 1. Choose register now to create a username & password or check your login from last year. Register Now
Walk in registration taken at the 6th & Boardwalk Sports & Civic Center or 1735 Simpson Ave Aquatic & Fitness Center.

 

Active Activities

Playground Activities - 2020

PLAYGROUND ACTIVITIES

A supervised program for children to play games and participate in arts & crafts. Tons of games, crafts and a different theme for every week!
AGES: 4 (by 6/20/20) to 8
DAYS: Monday- Friday (weather permitting)
TIME: 9 am- 12 noon
LOCATIONS:  North, 8th, 15th,34th & 52nd Street
COST: $75 per week
            $275 for 4 weeks (any combination of 4 weeks)
            
$450 for 8 weeks (any combination of 8 weeks)
(The City reserves the right to close a playground due to lack of registration) 

WEEK #1 - Ahoy Matey! (6/22 - 6/26)
WEEK #2 – Stars & Stripes (6/29 – 7/3)
WEEK #3 – Week of Champions (7/6 – 7/10)
WEEK #4 – Super Heroes (7/13 – 7/17)
WEEK #5 – Disco Days (7/20 – 7/24)
WEEK #6 - Circus (7/27– 7/31)
WEEK # 7 – Aloha (8/3 – 8/7)
WEEK #8 – Dino Days (8/10– 8/14)
WEEK #9 - Creative Campers (8/17-8/21) 8th St. only

WEEK #10 - Wrap It Up (8/24-8/28) 8th St. only

REGISTRATION BEGINS: May 1st
(Camp is weather permitting. Cancellations are emailed and posted under Recreation Announcements)
(The City reserves the right to close a playground due to lack of registration)

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Morning Sports - 2020

MORNING SPORTS & RECREATION ACTIVITIES

An introductory program in which your child will play a variety of sports and games.

AGES: 7 (by 6/20/20) to 13
DAYS:  Monday – Friday (weather permitting)
TIME:  9:00 am 12:00 noon
LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave (unless otherwise noted)
COST: $75.00 per week
            
$275 for 4 weeks (any combination of 4 weeks) 
            
$450 for 8 weeks - June 22- August 14, 2020

WEEK #1 - Soccer - (6/22 - 6/26)
WEEK #2 - Basketball - (6/29 - 7/3)
WEEK #3 - Street Hockey (6th St.) - (7/6 - 7/10)
WEEK #4 - Track & Field (6th St.) - (7/13 - 7/17) *Optional Trip (additional fee)- Golf & Go-Karts
WEEK #5 – Kickball & Playground Games - (7/20 - 7/24)  *Optional Trip (additional fee)- Bowling
WEEK #6Basketball - (7/27 - 7/31)
WEEK #7 - Beach Activities - (8/3 - 8/7) *Optional Trip (additional fee)-Water Park 8/7
WEEK #8Fitness, Agility & Inflatables - (8/10 - 8/14)


Camp is weather permitting. Cancellations are emailed and posted under Recreation Announcements
(Schedule subject to change)
*Trips are optional and not included in fee. Any child not participating in the trips reports to assigned site.

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Printable or E-mail Emergency Contact Form

Morning Sports Survey

Fitness/Dance Class - 2020

FITNESS/DANCE CLASS

This class is a dance based and high energy conditioning fitness class. This class is designed to maintain strength and flexibility conditioning as a vital portion that is necessary in practicing safe tumbling while also providing students with a strong foundation as dancers.

AGES:  7 - 12 yrs.

REGISTRATION STARTS:  May 1

DAYS:  Mon., Wed., Fri

TIMES:  9:00 am - 10:00 am

LOCATION:  Sports & Civic Center, 6th & Boardwalk

COST:  Session I - $100/Session II - $100

Both Sessions I & II - $180

Session I - June 22 - July 17
Session II - July 20 - Aug. 14

* Class sizes are limited to 20 students

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Recreational Tumbling Class - 2020

RECREATIONAL TUMBLING CLASS

This is an open gym class designed for cheerleaders, dancers and gymnasts. Children will work on strength, flexibility and balance

AGES:  7 - 12 yrs.

REGISTRATION STARTS:  May 1

DAYS:  Mon., Wed., Fri.

TIMES:  10:00 am - 11:00 am

LOCATION:  Sports & Civic Center, 6th & Boardwalk

COST:  Session I - $100/Session II - $100

Both Sessions I & II - $180

Session I - June 22 - July 17
Session II - July 20 - Aug. 14

*CLASS SIZES ARE LIMITED TO 20 STUDENTS

 Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Tiny Tots Tumbling - 2020

TINY TOTS TUMBLING
This class is designed for beginners that want to learn the fundamentals of gymnastics.

AGES: 3 (by 6/1/20) to 6
Registration Starts: May 1
DAYS: Tuesdays & Thursdays (no class on Aug 13)
AGES: 3 - 4
9:00 am -  9:45 am
AGES: 4 - 5
10:00 am- 10:45 am
AGES: 5 - 6
11:00 am - 11:45 am

LOCATION: Sports & Civic Center

Session I - $65/Session II - $60
Session I & II - $110

Session I - June 22 - July 17
Session II - July 20 - Aug. 14


*CLASS SIZES ARE LIMITED TO 12 STUDENTS PER AGE GROUP

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Fun N' Fitness Summer Camp - 2020

FUN N’ FITNESS SUMMER CAMP

 The Aquatic & Fitness Summer Camp staff is hoping to see you and your child this summer. We are offering the Fun N’ Fitness Summer Camp for ages 4 to 10 year olds. Camp will be full of splashing fun, lots of glue, and fitness challenges. The children will be kept busy in the morning program with fun sports and games, a swim lesson and pool playtime. Later we fuel up with a snack and make a crafty momento to take home each day of camp.Camp will provide outdoor activities, swim lessons and a trip once a session. Qualified camp counselors guide you through many facets of Fun-N-Fitness.

Swim Lessons/Activities/Crafts

Gathering and outside activity location 18th St. Intermediate School, Swim Lessons held at the Aquatic & Fitness Center.

Ages:  4 (as of 6/1/20) Must be toilet trained - 10 years old (must show proof of age)

Days: Monday through Friday

Time: 9:00am- 12pm

Dates: Session # 1 - June 22 - July 3
           Session # 2 - July 6 - July 17
           Session # 3 - July 20 - July 31
           Session # 4 - August 3 - August 14

$310.00 (2 week session)

Registration is limited and begins May 1st
Register online- Click Here

For more information on all Aquatic & Fitness Center classes and programs – Click Here

Printable or E-mail Emergency Contact Form

Swim Lessons - 2020

AQUATIC AND FITNESS CENTER LEARN TO SWIM

Registration is limited. Registration for summer swim lessons begins June 1 Online or in person at the Aquatic & Fitness Center, 1735 Simpson Ave.
Online Registration Link - Create a Community Pass account or Log in.

The American Red Cross Learn to Swim program teaches youngsters to swim and be safe in, on and around water. We teach 5 progressive levels. Starting with Level I where the most (elementary) beginning swimming skills are taught, thru Level 5 refining the competitive strokes. 

PARENT & TOT
6 months - 3 1/2 years
Parents participation is required. This class is designed to introduce and acclimate your young child to the water.

ADULT LESSONS
Instructors work with you at any level

PRIVATE & SEMI PRIVATE LESSONS
Adult & child individualized instruction, the lessons may be arranged at your convenience
Call the Aquatic & Fitness Front Desk - (609) 398 - 6900 for more information

Find more about the Aquatic and Fitness Center programs – Click Here

1st Day of Registration: Summer: Friday, May 29th 9:00AM
Online Registration Link - Create a Community Pass account or Log in.

Skateboarding Private Lessons

60 min - Private Skateboarding Lesson by qualified instructor - Register Now

$45 - 60 mins
(Required Equipment: Helmet, knee & elbow pads (may borrow these from the skatepark.) Must provide your own skateboard) 
For your lessons please contact wfannon@ocnj.us or (609) 525-9304

Instructor:
Willie Fannon - Has been actively Skateboarding since the age of 9. 31 yrs of experience. Has a background in Street Skating with a new found love of Skating Skateparks. Has Skated all over the country and has been teaching people how to skate for over 10 years. In addition to being a Skateboarding Instructor, Willie also teaches people how to Surf and Paddleboard. Willie hopes to see you at the Ocean City Skatepark!!!

Little Miss Ocean City Pageant - 2020

LITTLE MISS OCEAN CITY

AGES: 8 - 11 (cannot be 12 before 8/1/20

REGISTRATION: May 1st - July 19th
Must live, attend Ocean City Schools or be a property owner in Ocean City (parents)

PAGEANT DATE: August 21, 2020

LOCATION: Ocean City Music Pier

COST: $75.00

INFORMATION: 609-525-9304 or kfenton@ocnj.us

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

 

Jr Miss Ocean City Pageant - 2020

JUNIOR MISS OCEAN CITY

AGES: 12 - 15 (cannot be 16 before 8/1/2020)

REGISTRATION: May 1 at 9:00am - July 1
Must live, attend Ocean City Schools or be a property owner in Ocean City (parents)

PAGEANT DATE: August 22, 2020

LOCATION: Ocean City Music Pier

COST$75.00

INFORMATION: 609-525-9284 or mhartman@ocnj.us

Register Now

Miss Ocean City Pageant - 2020

Miss Ocean City

AGES: 16 - 22 (must be 16 by 8/1/2020; cannot be 23 before 8/1/2020)

REGISTRATION: May 1 - July 1
Must live, attend Ocean City Schools or be a property owner in Ocean City (parents)

PAGEANT DATE: August 15, 2020

LOCATION: Ocean City Music Pier

COST: $100 or Sponsorship

INFO: 609-525 9284 or mhartman@ocnj.us

Ocean City Youth Theatre Camp - 2020

OCEAN CITY YOUTH THEATRE CAMP

Casting will begin the first day of camp for a two-week rehearsal process of the musical, Rock Around the 50's,  

Other camp activities will include:  trips to the Music Pier morning Theatre Series, acting games, singing and movement/dance.

Director:  Michael Hartman

Limited to 55 students
AGES: 3rd - 8th Grade (as of Fall 2020)
(with an interest in theatre, dance and or music)

DATES: June 29, 30, July 1-3 & July 6-9 
LOCATION: Hughes Performing Arts Center of OCHS 6th St. entrance
TIME: 9:00 am- 12:00 noon

DATE: July 10th
LOCATION: Ocean City Music Pier

TIME: 9:00 am- 1:00 pm

SHOW: July 10th at 5:30 pm (Ocean City Music Pier)
KIDS REPORT: 5:00 pm

COST
: $225.00

REGISTRATION BEGINS:  May 1st

INFORMATION: (609) 525-9304
www.ocnj.us/recreation

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

For more information on other theatre, dance and music programs offered through the Ocean City Theatre Company visit their website. www.oceancitytheatrecompany.com  

Fun Runs - 2020

FUN RUNS

The Fun Runs are sanctioned by the Ocean City Recreation Department and hosted by the Runaway Athletic Club.

 

AGES: All Ages
TIME: 6pm
DAYS: Tuesdays (Short Distance) Kids Events (50, 100, 200, 400 & 800 meters) June 30 - September 1
            
Thursdays (Long Distance) (5k & 1 mile)  June 18 - September 3
LOCATION: Carey Field at 6th & Atlantic
COST: Free

INFORMATION: Call 609.525.9304

Hope to see you on the track!

Beach Exercise - 2020

BEACH EXERCISE: exercise classes taught on the beach by a variety of certified Aquatic & Fitness Center Instructors.

DAYS: Mon, Wed. & Fri. - (June 22 - Sept. 4)
Mon. (Yoga) Wed (Pilates) Fri (Low Impact)

LOCATION:  6th Street Beach

TIME: 8:00 am - 9:00 am

COST: Free
*Bring a towel and a friend*

INFORMATION: Call 609-398-6900

For more information on all Aquatic & Fitness Center classes and programs – Click Here

Ocean City Shuffleboard Club - 2020

2020 OCEAN CITY SHUFFLEBOARD CLUB

5TH STREET OFF THE BOARDWALK

609-399-7839
www.ocnjshuffleboard.weebly.com

 

NEW JERSEY STATE TOURNAMENTS

All tournaments start at 9am unless otherwise noted

 

Entry fee: $3.00 per person

Registration Closes: 8:45 am, Rain or Shine

Format: To be determined by the number of players registered

 

June 17 - Opening State Tournament Draw Doubles

June 24 - Reed Memorial Any Doubles

July 1- Mildred & Bill Wray Memorial Pro & AM Singles

July 8 - Mid Summer State Tournament Draw Doubles

July 22 - N.J. State Singles Championship

August 5 - N.J. State Mixed Doubles Championship

August 19 - End of Summer Singles

OCEAN CITY SHUFFLEBOARD CLUB TOURNAMENTS
All tournaments start at 9am unless otherwise noted

Entry fee: $3.00 per person
Registration Closes: 8:45am, rain or shine

June 5 - Annual Opening Day Open Singles
June 19 - "Fun Day" Games and Candy Shoot, Lunch Provided (10:00am)
July 3 - Edward Veith Memorial Tournament
July 10 - "Super Six" Bring Your Own Lunch (10:00am)
July 17 - Beverly Peppelman Memorial Draw Doubles
July 31 - "Super Six"- "Horse Collar" - Bring Your Own Lunch (10:00am)
August 14
- Club Draw Doubles Championship
August 28 - "Super Six" - Bring Your Own Lunch (10:00am)
September 11 - Autumn Draw Doubles

HORSE COLLAR GAME
Mondays 10am, June thru Sept., $1 Entry Fee

For Information Regarding Public Use Call 609-525-9304

Ocean City Free Public Library

Ocean City Free Public Library
1735 Simpson Ave
Ocean City, NJ 08226

Hours: Monday - Friday: 9am - 9pm
            Saturday: 9am - 5pm
            Sunday: 1pm - 5pm

Phone: 609-399-2434
www.oceancitylibrary.org

Ocean City Historical Museum - History Camp - 2020

History Camp 2020

Ages: 7 - 11 years old
Dates: Museum Studies: July 13th - 17th

Ages: 12 - 14 years old
Dates: Making History: August 10th-14th
      

Time: 9am to 11:30am

Cost: $45

Location: Ocean City Historical Museum

The program needs at least four students.

Register by calling the Museum: 609-399-1801 or email: info@ocnjmuseum.org

OC Surfing Association - 2020

Weekly surfing contests, participants accumulate points each week. If there are no waves the contest will continue until there are three good wave dates. Third and final week trophies are awarded for 1st-6th place.

LOCATION: 7th St. beach

DATES: July 6, 13 & 20

AGES: Girls & Boys 14 and younger

CATEGORIES: Girls & Boys 10 and under; Boys 11-12; Boys 13-14; Girls 11-14

REGISTRATION: Free- 3:30pm on the beach with parent/guardian

CONTEST TIME: 4pm

ADDITIONAL INFO:  Heritage Surf Shop, 609-398-6390

Basketball Leagues

Men's League - 2020

MEN’S LEAGUE

 

AGES: Post High School

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 9th (Tues & Thurs)

TIME:  7:00 pm, 8:00 pm & 9:00 pm

LOCATION: 6th St. Courts & Intermediate School

COST: $60 per player

REGISTRATION: May 1st - June 1st
Maximum Players 12 per team

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Call 609 525-9304 for more information

Women's League - 2020

WOMEN’S LEAGUE

AGES: Post High School

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 15th (Mon & Wed)

TIME: 7:00 pm, 8:00 pm & 9:00 pm

LOCATION: 6th St. Courts

COST
: $60

REGISTRATION: May 1st - June 7th
Maxmium Players 12 per team

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Call 609 525-9304 for more information

Boys High School League - 2020

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS LEAGUE

AGES: Going into 9th - 12th grade

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 22nd (Mon. - Thurs.)

TIME: 6:00 pm & 7:00 pm

LOCATION: 6th Street Courts

COST: $45

REGISTRATION: May 1st - June 14th
Open League players will randomly be placed on teams of 10 players. 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st, 9:00AM

Boys Jr. High League - 2020

BOYS JR. HIGH LEAGUE

AGES: Going into 7th - 8th Grade

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 23rd (Tues & Thurs)

TIME:  6:00 pm & 7:00 pm

LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave.Courts

COST: $45

REGISTRATION: May 1st - June 14th
Open League players will randomly be placed on teams of 10 players.
Team lists will be posted at the Civic Center on June 19th
VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED
 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Girls Jr High League - 2020

GIRLS JR. HIGH LEAGUE

AGES: Going into 7th - 9th Grade

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 22nd (Mon & Wed)

TIME:  6:00 pm & 7:00 pm

LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave.Courts

COST: $45

REGISTRATION: May 1st - June 14th
Open League players will randomly be placed on teams of 10 players.
Team lists will be posted at the Civic Center on June 19th.
VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED
 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Boys Intermediate League - 2020

BOYS INTERMEDIATE LEAGUE

AGES: Going into 5th & 6th Grade

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 23rd (Tues & Thurs)

TIME: 6:00 pm or 7:00pm

LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave. Courts

COST: $45

REGISTRATION: May 1st - June 14th

Online at: www.OCNJ.us/Recreation

Open League players will randomly be placed on teams of 10 players.
Team lists will be posted at the Civic Center on June 19th.
VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED
 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Girls Intermediate League -2020

GIRLS INTERMEDIATE LEAGUE

AGES: Going into 5th & 6th Grade

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 22nd (Mon & Wed)

TIME: 6:00pm

LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave. Courts

COST: $45

REGISTRATION:
May 1st - June 14th

Online at: www.OCNJ.us/Recreation

Open League players will randomly be placed on teams of 10 players.
Team lists will be posted at the Civic Center on June 19th. 
VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED

 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Biddy League - 2020

BIDDY LEAGUE

AGES: Going into 3rd & 4th Grade (9 ft. baskets)

LEAGUE BEGINS: June 22nd (Mon. & Wed.) - Girls
                               June 23rd (Tues. & Thurs.) - Boys

TIME: 5:00 pm

LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave Courts

COST: $45

REGISTRATION:
May 1 - June 14th
Online at: www.OCNJ.us/Recreation

 

Open League players will randomly be placed on teams of 10 players.

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Sports Camps

OC Hoops Basketball Camp - 2020

OC HOOPS BASKETBALL CAMP

AGES: 5-13

WEEK #1: July 13th - July 17th 
WEEK #2: July 27th - July 31st
WEEK #3: August 3rd - August 7th

LOCATION: Ocean City High School - 6th & Atlantic Ave.

TIME: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

COST: $275

INFORMATION: Frank Gaitley 484-802-7585 or frank@coachgaitley.com

On-line Application: www.svgcamps.com

O.C. Football Camp - 2020

O.C. FOOTBALL CAMP

AGES: 3rd - 8th grades
DATE: July 6 – 10
TIME: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
LOCATION: 6th & Atlantic Football Field
COST:  $125.00
ONLINE REGISTRATION STARTS:  May 1 - www.ocnj.us/recreation 
INFORMATION: Mike Williscroft - (609) 335-4187 or mwilliscroft@yahoo.com

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Soccer Camp - 2020

The Ocean City Nor’easters are proud to be hosting summer camps in Ocean City NJ. The Nor’easters have prepared the curriculum and are ready to host the best soccer camps the shore area has seen. The Nor’easters are putting on a Mini Kickers program for players aged 4-7 to introduce them to soccer with fun games and a Half Day camp for players aged 7-14. The camps in the past have been seen as a fun way to get into soccer as well as a great way to get a lot of touches in a fun atmosphere for the more experienced players.

Soccer Camp

AGES: 4 - 7 yrs  (Mini Kickers) 9am - 11am
COST: $ 115

AGES: 7 - 14 yrs (Half Day) 9am - 1pm 
COST: $ 175


WEEK # 1: June 29th -  July 3rd
WEEK # 2: July 6th - 10th
WEEK # 3: July 13th - 17th
WEEK # 4: July 20th - 24th
WEEK #5: July 27th - 31st

WEEK # 6: Aug. 3rd - 7th

LOCATION: 6th & Haven Ave. Complex

ON-LINE REGISTRATION: http://www.oceancityfc.com/camps
INFORMATION: 609-432-8271
      

Field Hockey Camp - 2020

SANDY STICKS GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY CAMP

Sandy Sticks Field Hockey Camp offers an outstanding curriculum, designed to improve the skills of young players. Campers develop their skills in a supportive and inspirational atmosphere, while being challenged daily to do their best.
Campers are grouped by age and years of experience, and coached by some of the best area coaches, collegiate players, current field hockey league officials, and top high school athletes. A low camper to coach ratio is one of the many positives at Sandy Sticks.

AGES: 9 – 15

DATE: July 13th – 17th

TIME: 8:30 am - 12:00 Noon

LOCATION: 20th & Bay Ave. Fields

COST: $185.00

INFORMATION & PROGRAM WEBSITE: Trish LeFever - (609) 335-4907 or trishlefever@hotmail.com

www.sandysticks.com

SIGN UP IS BY MAIL-IN REGISTRATION FORM

OC Field Hockey Clinics & Games - 2020

FIELD HOCKEY
(required equipment: stick, shin guards & mouth guard)

 

INSTRUCTIONAL CLINIC & GAMES
AGES: 6th - 9th Grades
TIME: 5:00 pm- 6:00 pm
DATES: June 25 - July 30 (Thursday's)
COST: $35

 

PICK UP GAMES
AGES: 9th - 12th Grades
TIME: 6:00 pm- 9:00 pm
          Times may be adjusted to accommodate different skill levels
DATES: June 25 - July 30 (Thursday's)
COST: $35

LOCATION: 6th St. & Atlantic  Ave. Turf Field at the Track
INSTRUCTORS: Ocean City High School Coaches & Players
REGISTRATION STARTS: May 1st - www.ocnj.us/recreation
INFORMATION: (609) 525-9304

Register Now

Lady Raider Lacrosse Camp- 2020

LADY RAIDER GIRLS LACROSSE CAMP

Join Lady Raider's for their Girls OC Lacrosse Camp! Something for every level of play: Offense and Defense skills, stick skills, mini net games and prizes!

AGES: 8 - 14

GIRLS DATE: June 29th - July 3rd

TIME: 9am - 12:00 Noon

LOCATION: Carey Field - 6th & Atlantic Ave.

COST: $200

ON-LINE Registration: www.ocnj.us/recreation
Information: Mikenzie Helpenstine- ocmikenzie@gmail.com

Register Now

Girls Lacrosse Instructional Clinic & Games - 2020

GIRLS LACROSSE PICK-UP GAMES

 

AGES: 3rd- 5th Grades

TIME: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

 

AGES:  6th - 8th Grades

TIME:  6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

 

 

DATES:  June 23rd - July 28th - (Tuesday's)

LOCATION:  18th & Haven Avenue
(required equipment: stick, goggles & mouth guard)

 

COST:  $35
ONLINE REGISTRATION STARTS: May 1st

INFORMATION: (609) 525-9304

Register Now

Boys Lacrosse Games - 2020

DATES: July 1st - 29th (Wednesday's)
LOCATION: 18th & Haven Ave. Field
COST: $35

AGES: 3rd-5th Grades
TIME: 5:00pm-6:15pm

AGES: 6th-8th Grades
TIME: 6:15pm-7:30pm


(required equipment: stick, helmet, pads, gloves, mouth guard and athletic cup)

O.C. Track Camp - 2020

 

O.C. TRACK CAMP

Campers will have the opportunity to learn about each aspect of Track & Field, including: running, sprinting, jumping and throwing. Each day includes training sessions and games for each event. Camp concludes with an official track meet, with prizes awarded to event winners!    

AGES:  6-13 up to 8th grade

  DATES:  July 27th - 30th

 TIME:  9:00 am – 12 Noon

   LOCATION:  6th & Atlantic - Track

COST:  $125.00

ONLINE REGISTRATION STARTS:  May 1 – www.ocnj.us/recreation

Register Now

INFORMATION: Tim Cook - 856-340-3474
coachcookoctf@gmail.com

 

Tennis Camp - 2020

TENNIS CAMP
*limited to 50 participants*

AGES: 6 - 17

DATE: July 13 - 17 (Beginner
            July 27
 - 31 (Advanced) (has had tournament experience; must know how to keep score)

TIME: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

LOCATION: 6th St. Courts

COST: $150.00

INFORMATION: (609) 525-9304 or (609) 525-9306

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Golf Clinics - 2020

GOLF CLINIC
Emphasis on chipping, putting & short iron game.

AGES: 8 - 10 - Time: 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
AGES: 11 - 12  - Time: 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
*Class size is limited to 12*

DATES:
Session #1 - July 6th - July 9th
Session #2 - August 3rd - August 6th

LOCATION: Ocean City Municipal Golf Course 2600 Bay Avenue

COST: $50 per week

REGISTRATION BEGINS: May 1st - www.ocnj.us/recreation

INFORMATION: (609) 525-9304

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

OC Junior Lifeguard Camp - 2020

OCEAN CITY JUNIOR LIFEGUARD CAMP

AGES: 8-9, 10-12, 13-15

WEEK #1: July 13th - 16th
WEEK #2: July 27th - 30th


TIME: 9:00 am- 11:30 am

LOCATION: 1st Street Beach

COST: $110.00

REGISTRATION BEGINS: May 1st - www.ocnj.us/recreation

INFORMATION: (609) 525-9200 (Beach Patrol) or (609) 525-9304

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Junior Guard Competition Team - 2020

JUNIOR GUARD COMPETITION TEAM

Jr. Guard Competition Team is a program geared toward rescuing skills and competition. This is for the junior who has greater water skills, strong swimming and is looking to perfect the sport of surf racing.

Requirements:
Ages 11-12: Swim 300 meters 8:00 or less - run 1/2 mile 4:30 or less
Ages 13-15: Swim 300 meters 7:30 or less - run 1/2 mile in 4:15 or less
(Additional testing will be in the 100 meter swim and 100 meter dash)

AGES: 11-12, 13-15
TIME:  2-3 times a week for 1 1/2 to 2 hours starting June 30
COST: $135 (Payable once team is picked)
REGISTRATION: May 1 - June 1
INFORMATION:  609-525-9200 (beach patrol) or 609-525-9304

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

OC Police Department Youth Camp - 2020

OCEAN CITY POLICE DEPT. YOUTH CAMP

This “Police Academy” camp will allow participants the opportunity to experience different aspects of police work.


AGES: 10 - 14
DATE: August 17th - 21st
TIME: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
LOCATION: Sports & Civic Center - 6th St. & Boardwalk
COST
: $135.00
REGISTRATION STARTS: May 1st - www.ocnj.us/recreation

INFORMATION:  Matt Schaeffer - mschaffer@ocnj.us

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

OC Jr. Firefighter Camp - 2020

OCEAN CITY JR. FIREFIGHTER CAMP

This camp will introduce the participants to the following aspects of the fire and rescue profession: fire safety, CPR, basic first aid & introduction to firefighters tools & skills.

AGES: 9 - 12
DATE: July 20 - 23
TIME: 9:00 am- 12:00 noon
LOCATION: Fire Headquarters - 550 Asbury Avenue
COST
: $110.00
REGISTRATION STARTS: May 1st - www.ocnj.us/recreation

INFORMATION: (609) 525-9182 or e-mail vdimarco@ocnj.us

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Skateboard Camp - 2020

FCA SKATEBOARD CAMP

AGES:  8 – 14

DATES:  July 20 – 24
               July 27 – 31

TIME:  6:00 – 8:00 PM

COST: $100

SIGN UP:  www.fcacapeatlantic.org

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND HOURS: (609) 399-6111

2020 Bayside Center Camps

Week #1 - June 22 - June 26 - Beachin' It vs. Crabby Catchers

Bayside Camp offers ecological classes and workshops through the summer season. Classes have a maximum of 18 students unless otherwise noted. Students are encouraged to bring a snack daily (due to allergies, please no peanuts) and wear sneakers as there are games in which involves running and other physical activity. All camp classes include a workbook to keep, experiments, hands on activities, dissections (specific camps) and games. Some camps require a permission slip for field trips!  All classes are $90.(+Prices may be higher due to a scheduled field trip). Campers must be between 7 - 12 years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to noon.  +denotes a field trip.

June 22-26

Beachin' It

Discover the wonders of our beaches. Learn about it's shells, creatures and plants. Understand the important role of the barrier islands. Create beach crafts and do experiments on erosion. Friday will be a beach day exploring the north end of our island. Come and learn about our local habitat.

Crabby Catchers

Learn the fundamentals of crabbing in southern NJ bays. Cast nets and traps to see how many crabs can be caught! Find out about the fabulous horseshoe crab and create a model of one. Learn about the white ghost crabs that scamper across our beaches. Go on a crabbing boat and catch some blue claws. Friday will be a beach day exploring the north end of our island. Come and learn about our local habitat!

 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Week #2 - June 29- July 3 - USA vs. Ways of Weather

Bayside Camp offers ecological classes and workshops through the summer season. Classes have a maximum of 18 students unless otherwise noted. Students are encouraged to bring a snack daily (due to allergies, please no peanuts) and wear sneakers as there are games in which involves running and other physical activity. All camp classes include a workbook to keep, experiments, hands on activities, dissections (specific camps) and games. Some camps require a permission slip for field trips!  All classes are $90. (+Prices may be higher due to a scheduled field trip). Campers must be between 7 and 12 years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 12 noon.  +denotes a field trip.

June 29 - July 3

USA
Enjoy a week of celebrating our country. Learn about it's many symbols and watch the proper way to fold the flag. Make patriotic crafts like pop rockets and star-spangled slime. Try a patriotic flower experiment. Make and fly your very own kite. Create and enjoy a patriotic treat!
 

Ways of Weather
Campers will be introduced to the many forms of weather. Learn about the different types of clouds, and how they form into hurricacnes. Create hurricane and tornado models. Make a rain gauge and a windsock. Enjoy a presentation from a meteorologist and learn how to give a weather report.

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Week #3 - July 6 - July 10 - This is For the Birds vs. Cool Chemistry

Bayside Camp offers ecological classes and workshops through the summer season. Classes have a maximum of 18 students unless otherwise noted. Students are encouraged to bring a snack daily (due to allergies, please no peanuts) and wear sneakers as there are games in which involves running and other physical activity. All camp classes include a workbook to keep, experiments, hands on activities, live animals, movies and games. Some camps require a permission slip for field trips!  All classes are $90.(+Prices may be higher due to a scheduled field trip). Campers must be between 7 and 12 years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 12 noon.  +denotes a field trip.

July 6-10

This is For The Birds +

From cardinals in the backyard to herons along the bay, campers will learn all about birds. Learn how to use binoculars, how to identify different species of birds, and how special adaptations help for their survival. Dissect owl pellets to reveal the skeleton of their last meal. Journey to nearby parks to birdwatch. Make a birdfeeder and a birdhouse. Visit a bird rookery with a professional birder to watch many birds in various stages of bringing up their young. 

 

Cool Chemistry

What are matter, density, salinity, reactants, solutions, mixtures and solvents? What do pennies and toothpicks have to do with chemistry? Recreate Frankenstein's hand, fizzy airbags, science, matter, and the senses. 

 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Week #4 - July 13 - July 17 - Wonderous Wetlands vs. Beach Buildings

Bayside Camp offers ecological classes and workshops through the summer season. Classes have a maximum of 18 students unless otherwise noted. Students are encouraged to bring a snack daily (due to allergies, please no peanuts) and wear sneakers as there are games in which involves running and other physical activity. All camp classes include a workbook to keep, experiments, hands on activities,dissections (specific camps) and games. Some camps require a permission slip for field trips!  All classes are $90.(+Prices may be higher due to a scheduled field trip). Campers must be between 7 and 12 years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 12 noon.  + denotes a field trip.

July 13 - 17

Wonderous Wetlands +

Discover the unique habitat of the wetlands and creatures that call it home. Learn the important role the wetlands play to keep our islands safe. Create a wetland model and experiment with the illustrious wetland muck. Learn about turtles, crabs and other animals that live in our back bays. On Thursday, visit the Cape May Point Lighthouse and walk the wetlands nature trail. 

Beach Buildings +

From historic times to the present, there have been numerous buildings to keep people safe on the beach. Visit our local buildings, the Lifeguard station and the Lifesaving station and hear presentations about the various tools and times of the trade. Create your own lighthouse and boat. On Thursday visit the Cape May Point Lighthouse and nature trails. 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Week #5 - July 20 - July 24 - Food Science vs. Boardwalk Science

Bayside Camp offers ecological classes and workshops through the summer season. Classes have a maximum of 18 students unless otherwise noted. Students are encouraged to bring a snack daily (due to allergies, please no peanuts) and wear sneakers as there are games in which involves running and other physical activity. All camp classes include a workbook to keep, experiments, hands on activities, dissections (specific camps) and games. Some camps require a permission slip for field trips! All classes are $90. (+Prices may be higher due to a scheduled field trip).Campers must be between 7 and 12 years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 12 noon.  +denotes a field trip.

July 20 - 24

 

Food Science

Baking is a chemistry in the kitchen! Campers will learn the basics of baking and following recipes to create yummy concoctions. Bakers will discover the importance of organizing ingredients and proper measure and mixing techniques. Creativity will flow as the bakers decorate cookies and cake with unique designs. And best of all, the creations will be taste tested and sent home to be shared.

Boardwalk SCIENCE +

Explore the wonderful world of force, motion and energy and how they relate to many boardwalk attractions. Do various experiments to illustrate the way force, gravity and motion function. Develop domino structures and watch them tumble down. Construct mini amusement rides using K'nex and Legos. On Thursday, travel to the boardwalk to visit Jilly's arcade, play a round at Golden Galleon Golf and ride on Pier 9 Go Karts.

 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Week #6 - July 27 - July 31 - The Real Pirates of the East Coast vs. Got Backbone?

Bayside Camp offers ecological classes and workshops through the summer season. Classes have a maximum of 18 students unless otherwise noted. Students are encouraged to bring a snack daily (due to allergies, please no peanuts) and wear sneakers as there are games in which involves running and other physical activity. All camp classes include a workbook to keep, experiments, hands on activities, dissections (specific camps) and games. Some camps require a permission slip for field trips!  All classes are $90. (+Prices may be higher due to a scheduled field trip).Campers must be between 7 and 12 years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 12 noon.  +denotes a field trip.

July 27 - July 31

The Real Pirates of the East Coast +

Ahoy Matey! Get ready to embark on a pirate's journey. Create a pirate name, only after taking the pirate code. Learn about the lives of real pirates like Blackbeard, Sam Bellamy, and Anne Bonny. Make and eat hard tack and create a treasure chest. Find some hiden treasure and make many pirate crafts. On Thursday, we venture to the Sea Dragon for a real voyage on the Great Egg Harbor Bay.

 

Got Backbone?

This camp will increase the camper's knowledge of animals, particularly comparing vertebrates with invertebrates. Create a model of the spine. Stretch and learn some basic yoga moves. Watch a fish get fileted and examine its spine and other components. Create a Japanese styled fish print. Enjoy a presentation where the campers will get to touch and hold several live animals!

 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Week #7 - August 3 - August 7 - Slime Goo, and Poison Too vs. A Bug's Life

Bayside Camp offers ecological classes and workshops through the summer season. Classes have a maximum of 18 students unless otherwise noted. Students are encouraged to bring a snack daily (due to allergies, please no peanuts) and wear sneakers as there are games in which involves running and other physical activity. All camp classes include a workbook to keep, experiments, hands on activities, dissection (specific camps) and games. Some camps require a permission slip for field trips!  All classes are $90. (+Prices may be higher due to a scheduled field trip). Campers must be between 7 and 12 years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9 am to noon.   +denotes a field trip.

August 3-7

Slime, Goo and Poison Too

The title tells it all! Spend a week getting down and dirty in the world of toxicology of slime, goo and chemicals. Conduct experiments as you learn all about animal toxicology. Watch a presentation from a local beekeeper and try different kinds of honey. Enjoy a demonstration from a butterfly enthusiast and observe them go from one life cycle to the next.

A Bug's Life

Insects are fascinating creatures. Learn about insects, their life cycles and their amazing features. Create insect crafts. See how you compare to the remarkable features many insects possess. Watch a presentation from a local beekeeper and try different kids of honey. Enjoy a demonstration from a butterfly enthusiast and observe live monarch butterflies in each life cycle and observe them go from one life cycle to the next.

 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Week #8 - August 10 - August 14 - Beachin' It vs. Crabby Catchers

Bayside Camp offers ecological classes and workshops through the summer season. Classes have a maximum of 18 students unless otherwise noted. Students are encouraged to bring a snack daily (due to allergies, please no peanuts) and wear sneakers as there are games in which involves running and other physical activity. All camp classes include a workbook to keep, experiments, hands on activities, dissection (specific camps) and games. Some camps require a permission slip for field trips! All classes are $90. (+Prices may be higher due to a scheduled field trip). Campers must be between 7 and 12 years old and all camps run from Monday to Friday from 9 am to noon.  +denotes a field trip.

August 10 - 14

Beachin' It

Discover the wonders of our beaches. Learn about it's shells, creatures and plants. Understand the important role of the barrier islands. Create beach crafts and do no experiments on erosion. Friday will be a beach day exploring the north end of our island. Come and learn about our local habitat.

Crabby Catchers

Learn the fundamentals of crabbing in southern NJ bays. Cast nets and traps to see how many crabs can be caught! Find out about the fabulous horseshoe crab and create a model of one. Learn about the white ghost crabs that scamper across our beaches. Go on a crabbing boat and catch some blue claws. Friday will be a beach day exploring the north end of our island. Come and learn about our local habitat!

 

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

Learn to Sail - 2020

LEARN TO SAIL ON THE BAY

The Ocean City Sailing Foundation is offering sailing lessons to Juniors and Adults.
Classes are held at the Bayside Center, 520 Bay Avenue, starting June 22 through August 22.
Our OCSF mission is “to promote sailing to youth and families in the Greater Ocean City area by providing safe, affordable sailing instruction and sailing opportunities.” All instructors are US Sailing Level One certified.  Most classes have a student to instructor ratio of 4:1.
Four half-day lessons cost is $300. Family discounts are available.  Private lessons are also available each day from 4:30pm to 6:30pm, cost is $200 for up to three students. Youth students must be eight years of age and must be able to swim.   

Morning Sessions:  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Afternoon Sessions:  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please visit the foundation’s web site to get the complete registration information and schedule a summer lessons:

 

www.ocnjsailingfoundation.org Or (609) 418-3356

 

 

 

Join us at the OC Sailing Foundation Open House
Saturday, June 27th - 9:00AM - 12 noon

We will be offering free sailboat rides at Bayside Center
 

CSI Camp - 2020

Thursday & Friday, August 6 & 7, 2020

This full day educational class is limited to 6th-12th grade students who have an interest in law enforcement or related forensic sciences. Students will learn general problem-solving skills and how physics, geometry, triangles and the Pythagorean theorem; simple algebraic math, sin/cosine problems relating to blood splatter and bullet trajectory, and other science disciplines assist in solving a crime scene. You will learn how to identify and then process a mock crime scene by collecting evidence using the most up-to-date modern techniques. Class is designed to be challenging while having fun solving the crime. This class is taught by retired Captain Sean Clancy formerly of the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office.

 

Location: Ocean City Free Public Library, Room 111
                1735 Simpson Ave.
Cost: $160 per person
Time: 9am-4pm

 

For More Information please call  609-792-9540 or email NCSIC1@yahoo.com

To register please click HERE

Tennis

Facilities & Hours - 2020

TENNIS PROGRAMS

HOURS OF OPERATION

Memorial Day - Labor Day
Open from 7:30 am to 7:00 pm
 

FACILITIES

6th St. & Atlantic Ave. - 10 courts
(609) 525-9306

18th & Haven Avenue – 3 courts
(609) 525-9307

 35th & West Avenue – 8 courts
(609) 525-9308

RESERVATIONS

Courts may be reserved in person daily or up to one week in advance (Sorry no phone reservations).
$8 per hour
$65 for 10 hour play card

Tournaments - 2020

Please join us for our Ocean City tournaments!

Please sign up online no later than one week prior to the tournament date by clicking here 

All tournaments will be held at 6th St. except for our ladies doubles tournament

 

TOURNAMENTS: 

Mixed Doubles (Round Robin) June 27 - 11:30am
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Men's Open Doubles July 11 - 11:30am
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Men's Open Singles July 25 - 11:30am
Register Now
Mother/Daughter & Father/Son  Aug. 1 - 11:30am
Register Now
Ladies Doubles Round Robin Aug. 19 - 8:00am (34th Street Courts)
Register Now

Dixie Howell 50 & Over Senior Doubles - Aug. 22 - 11:30am
Register Now

Programs & Clinics - 2020

PROGRAMS & CLINICS

May make all prior program and clinic reservations at 6th St. Tennis Desk. Please note, no PM clinics during camp dates which are scheduled for July 13th - 17th and July 27th - July 31st.

QUICK START LITTLE TENNIS
Start your little one in tennis this summer.
AGES: 5 - 9
TIME: 4:00 pm to 4:45 pm
DATE: Mondays - Starting June 22 - August 24
LOCATION: 6th St. Tennis Courts
COST: $10.00 (Sign up online)
Register Now


JUNIOR TENNIS CLINIC
For beginners and intermediates.
AGES:  10 – 14
TIME:  5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
DATE: Mondays Starting June 22 - August 24
LOCATION: 6th St. Tennis Courts
COST: $10.00 (Sign up online)

Register Now

CONCENTRATED STROKE CLINIC
Designed for adults of ALL Levels
AGES: Adults
TIME: 6:30 pm to 8 pm
DATE: Mondays - Starting June 22 - August 24
LOCATION: 6th St
COST: $20.00
(Sign up online)
Register Now

LADIES DOUBLES ROUND ROBIN
Ladies can enjoy playing doubles.  Friendly competition for the intermediate level. Sign up one week in advance at 34th street.

TIME: 8am-10am 
DATE: Wednesdays - Starting June 24 - August 12
LOCATION: 34th St. Courts

COST: $10.00 

COURT CONDITIONING CLINIC
Desgined for adults of ALL levels
AGES: Adults
TIME: 9:00am-10:00am
DATE: Thursday's - Starting June 25-August 27
LOCATION: 6th St.
COST: $15.00 (Sign up online)
Register Now

JUNIOR PLAY ROUND ROBIN
Friendly competition for children. Must know how to keep score.
TIME: 4:30pm-6:00pm
DATE: Thursdays- June 25- August 13 (no play 7/18 & 8/1)
LOCATION: 6th St.
COST: $10.00
Register Now

 

TENNIS CAMP (limited to 50 participants)
AGES: 6 – 17
DATE: July 13 - 17 (Beginner) 
           July 27 - July 31 (Advanced) (has playing experience and knows how to keep score)

TIME: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
LOCATION: 6th St. Courts
COST: $150.00
INFORMATION: (609) 525-9304 or (609) 525-9306

Register Now - Beginning May 1st 9:00AM

2020 US Open Bus Trip

OCEAN CITY RECREATION

US OPEN TENNIS BUS TRIP

 

DATE: TBD

Departure from: Ocean City Transportation Center
                10th & Haven Ave Parking Lot at 7:30 AM

Arrival Billie Jean King National Tennis Center: 10:30 AM (Approximate)

Departure from US Open: 6:00 PM

Return to Ocean City: 9:00 PM (Approximate)

Cost: TBD
         Children must be accompanied by an adult

For more information: 609-525-9304

Register Now 

Walk-in registration 6th St Civic Center or the Aquatic & Fitness Center 1753 Simpson Ave.

Pickleball

Facility & Hours

Summer Location: 18th & Haven Intermediate School 12 outdoor courts

Pickleball is a fun game that is played on a badminton court with the net lowered to 34 inches at the center. It is played with a perforated plastic baseball (similar to a whiffle ball) and wood or composite paddles. It is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.

Hours of Operation:
Memorial Day through Labor Day

Open from 7:30am-7pm

 

Cost:
Annual Pass: $50.00
Weekly Pass: $15.00 (Saturday through Friday)
Daily Pass: $5.00

*No Credit Cards
 

Golf Course

Facility & Hours - 2020

OCEAN CITY MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE

26th & Bay Ave. - (609)399-1315

Par 3 - 12  holes

Join us at the Ocean City Golf Course for an experience you’ll enjoy, make a good game better. The 12 hole par 37 course offers a beautiful blend of nature and challenging golf. A better more affordable golf round while on vacation you will not find. One of the City’s recreational facilities that can be enjoyed by the entire family. We welcome you to Ocean City and invite you to enjoy our course.

Open April 15 through October 15, weather permitting.

Rentals: Clubs, Hand Carts & Ride Carts

Memberships Available * Visit Our Pro Shop

Everyone Must Have Their Own Golf Bag

No One Under 12 Years Old Permitted Without Parent Present

Opens April 1st

Click here for more Information & Course Description

Handicap Surf Chair Program

Reservation Information-2020

SURF CHAIR PROGRAM
Beach Accessible Wheelchairs
Sports & Civic Center, 6th & Boardwalk
Hours: 9am- 5pm
Beach accessible program for mobility/limited individuals of all ages. Now “Surf Chairs” can provide an opportunity for everyone to enjoy the surf and sand. Must use from 6th St.pick up facility or have large vehicle to transport.
AVAILABILITY:  Memorial Day – October (September & October, weekends only, weather permitting)
RESERVATIONS STRONGLY SUGGESTED (Daily or 1 week maximum)
Reservations please call:  609-525-9304

HANDICAPPED BEACH ACCESS & RESTROOMS
Handicapped beach access is provided at Stenton Place, 1st, Pennlyn, 3rd, Park Place, 4th, Brighton Place, 5th, 6th, Music Pier, 11th-18th, 20th, 26th, 35th - 46th, 50th-59th Streets.
Direct access at 23rd, 29th, 30th, 34th, 48th, 57th Streets and Morningside.


Accessible bathrooms are located on the Boardwalk at 1st, 6th, Moorlyn Terrace, and 12th Streets.

For further information, please call a Customer Care Representative at 609-399-6111,
Monday thru Friday 8:45 am - 4:30pm