Welcome To Strathmere NJ
Street parking is available and free.
BEACH TAGS – ACCESS
Strathmere beaches are free and do not require beach tags. Beach Access signs are posted at every beach path. Handicap access ramps are located at Williams and Putnam Rd. Call beach Headquarters if you need a beach wheelchair. 609-263-1151
No dogs are permitted on any of Upper Township’s beaches from May through September.
SURFING & KAYAKS
Surfing/Kayaking is permitted south of Tecumseh and north of Sherman. Lifeguards may allow surfing between other protected beaches pending the conditions of the given day. Boogie boards and rafts are permitted at all bathing beaches at the discretion of the lifeguards based on the conditions of the day.
Fishing is permitted south of Prescott and north of Seacliff. Lifeguards may allow fishing between other protected beaches pending the conditions of the given day.
Beaches with lifeguards are at Seacliff, Williams, Whittier, Tecumseh, Sherman, and Prescott. Guards are posted at Morris beach located in front of the trailer park on weekends. Lifeguards are on duty 10AM to 6PM. Changes to guarded beaches can take place in early June or late August. Call 609-263-1151 for confirmation.
Lifeguard Headquarters is located at Williams Rd. in Strathmere.
Upper Township Beach Patrol utilizes the beach flag warning system. The colors indicate the conditions for that day. The meaning of the flags is as follows:
Green- mild conditions, low risk of rip currents, but still swim with caution.
Yellow- moderate conditions, moderate risk for rip currents and swimmers and patrons should enter the water with caution.
Red- rough conditions, high risk of rip currents, restrictions will be placed on swimmers to keep them safe in the water
Red with No Swim symbol- beach is closed to swimming
Red/Yellow Combined- a lost child/individual has been reported and a search is underway
Beach Parties, Fires, Motor Vehicles, Alcoholic Beverages, and changing of clothes are not permitted.