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2015 Swim Schedule

New Jersey's state parks, forests and recreation areas open their lakes and beaches for swimming,
offering a refreshing way to cool off this summer.

Swimming is only permitted when lifeguards are on duty from 10 am to 6 pm.


Atsion Recreation Area Closed Monday & Tuesday 8/31 & 9/1.

Bass River Closed Wednesday & Thursday 8/26 & 8/27, 9/2 & 9/3.

Belleplain Closed 8/30, 8/31 , 9/1 & 9/3.

Cheesequake Closed September 2-3, 2015. Please contact the park Office for further information.

High Point Open for Swimming.

Hopatcong Open for Swimming. Closed september 2, 2015

Island Beach Open for Swimming. On September 2, 3 and 4 we will have swimming only at Bathing Area 2. All 3 swim areas will be open Saturday through Labor Day. The summer swimming season will be extended for the month of September. Lifeguards will be on duty from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday through Monday at OBA 2.

Parvin Closed Wednesday & Thursday 8/26 & 8/27, 9/2 & 9/3.

Ringwood Closed for the season

Round Valley Closed for the season.

Spruce Run Open for Swimming. Closed September 4, 2015

Stokes Closed for the season

Swartswood Open for Swimming.

Wawayanda Open for Swimming. We will have a late opening on Thursday, August 27th, at 1pm. The swimming area will also be CLOSED on Friday 9/4/2015.



Questions regarding our parks and forests can be directed to
Michele Buckley of the State Park Service.


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