Margate City Beach Patrol Headquarters ~ 609-822-2370

Margate beaches are lifeguard protected Memorial Day through Labor Day. The City also offers guarded beaches past Labor Day when the weather permits. Check with Beach Patrol Headquarters as to which beaches are protected & never enter the water at an unprotected beach.

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2013 PROTECTED BEACHES

Beginning Memorial Day Weekend, the following beaches will be protected from 10:00am to 6:00pm -ONLY WEEKENDS-.

Beaches:
Clermont Ave
Huntington Ave
Knight Ave
Thurlow Ave
Washington Ave
Jefferson Ave

Beginning June 15, the following beaches will be protected from 10:00am to 6:00pm -ONLY WEEKENDS-.

Beaches:
Clermont Ave
Huntington Ave
Knight Ave
Osborne Ave
Thurlow Ave
Washington Ave
Jefferson Ave

Beginning June 22, the following beaches will be protected from 10:00am to 6:00pm -ONLY WEEKENDS-.

Beaches:
Clermont Ave
Gladstone Ave
Huntington Ave
Knight Ave
Osborne Ave
Thurlow Ave
Cedar Grove Ave
Washington Ave
Jefferson Ave

Beginning June 28, 2013, the following beaches will be protected daily from 10:00am to 6:00pm.

Beaches:
Argyle Ave
Clermont Ave
Gladstone Ave
Huntington Ave
Knight Ave
Osborne Ave
Thurlow Ave
Vendome Ave
Ceder Grovve
Washington Ave
Jefferson Ave
Monroe Ave

Beginning September 3 thru September 8, the following beaches will be protected from 10:00am to 6:00pm

Beaches:
Brunswick Ave
Huntington Ave
Thurlow Ave
Washington Ave

never enter the water at an unprotected beach

Beach Restrooms are located at the following:
Huntington Ave-Bloom Pavilion
Rumson Ave
Benson Ave-Greenhouse
Adams Ave Beach

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2013 HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE BEACHES

The following Beaches have easy access to the Beach and mats on the Beach to make mobility easier while wheeling over the sand.

Beaches:
Andover Ave
Barclay Ave
Clermont Ave
Douglas Ave
Exeter Ave
Huntington Ave
Kenyon Ave
Osborne Ave
Rumson Ave
Vendome Ave
Decatur Ave
Madison Ave
Coolidge Ave
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ADOPT A BEACH PROGRAM
The City of Margate in association with the Beautification Board is proud to announce a new program for the residents and visitors. The adopt a beach program is a way to show your support for our great city and the fine beaches that we are lucky enough to have.

FOR MORE INFORMATION DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION BY CLICKING HERE.

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Kayaking and surfing are allowed only at specific beaches. Contact Beach Patrol Headquarters for those locations.

Hobie Cat sailing is allowed by permit only.

Animals are not permitted on the Beach as per the Margate City Code Chapter 75-6Q.

Beach Badges are required for everyone 12 and older when on the beaches during the season, which runs from the 3rd week in June through Labor Day. The badges should be conspicuous and available upon request by a Beach Badge Inspector. The Badge requirement is hereby suspended on Thursdays throughout the summer as part of the *Thrilling Thursdays* event sponsored by the Margate Business Association.

Badges are sold beginning April 1st at the Martin Bloom Community Pavilion at Huntington & the Beach from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday and The Municipal Building, 9001 Winchester Avenue (corner of Union & Winchester) during the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Beach Badge Rates

Pre-Season Rates (April - May): $7.00 for 12 years old & over
Senior Citizen Badges (65 and over) - $3.50. (only available through May 31st)

June 1st all badges are $15.00


Beach Badge Reservation Policy

Badges may be purchased via the mail and held for in-person pickup at a later time. To reserve badges send check or money in the exact amount of the purchase to City Hall, 9001 Winchester Avenue, Margate, NJ 08402 (made payable to City of Margate). Include a phone number and the quantity of badges you wish to purchase. Reservations must be in City Hall by the close of business on May 31st and postmarks are not accepted.

Reserved Badge Pickup Policy

Beginning June 22, Monday thru Sunday, 9am to 3pm, Bloom Pavilion, Huntington Avenue & the Beach.
Beginning July 1, Monday thru Sunday, 10am to 5pm, Lifeguard headquarters, Benson Avenue & the Beach (next to Lucy the elephant).

Beach Badge Gift Certificates are available all year long and are sold at the Martin Bloom Pavilion - Monday-Friday 9:00am to 3:00pm. These make a great gift for birthdays, Christmas, Hanukkah, etc., they are sold at pre-season rates if purchased from the day after Labor Day through May 31st. Any certificates purchased during the season are sold at seasonal rates.

BEACH INSPECTORS
If you are a returning inspector or wish to apply for a position as a Beach Inspector, download the application and return as directed.

DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION BY CLICKING HERE.