2023 OCBP John Carey Master's Swim

T. John Carey Master's Swim

T. John Carey was an Ocean City Beach patrol lifeguard as well as a member of the Ocean City High School swim team.

The 1930 Ocean City High School swim team won the South Jersey championship by a wide margin.

In 1934, he won the Individual National Lifeguard Championship. Carey was an honors graduate of the University of Delaware and a 

lieutenant commander in the Navy during World War II, teaching survival tactics to pilots

and air crews. He taught physical education and coached football, basketball, and track

at Ocean City High School before leaving to take over the family's real estate business in 1947. 

In 1966. he received the city's Community Service Award for his efforts in establishing surfing as an organized sport.

COMPETITORS AND FAMILIES THANK YOU FOR MAKING 2022 SUCH A GREAT EVENT!  

HOPE TO SEE EVERYONE IN 2023! DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!

Ocean City Beach Patrol

550 Asbury Ave. Ocean City, NJ 08226 (Mailing Address Only) Email: OCBP@ocnj.us

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General Information
Director
Allan Karas
Operations Chief
Mark Jamieson