With so much information being released every single day, it's hard to keep track of which beach, park, and boardwalk is open, and which ones remain closed.

At this time, it seems like most beaches and boardwalks have reopened in New Jersey. If not, they will be open by Memorial Day Weekend.

Case of point, Lavallette. They opened their beaches back on May 5th, but said they won't reopen the boardwalk until further notice.

Today is that day...Lavallette has announced they they will reopen their Boardwalk this Friday, May 22nd

According to their Facebook page:

On Friday, May 22, 2020, the boardwalk will be open for walking and exercising. Bikes will be PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES this summer on the boardwalk. Anyone using the boardwalk is asked to keep as far right as possible to increase distance while passing others, and continually keep 6 feet of separation from non-family members.

Starting this Saturday, Seaside Heights will begin Phase 2 of their reopening plan for the beach and the boardwalk which consists of the boardwalk staying open until 11 p.m instead of 5 p. m, and their policy regarding beach badges.

Beach & Boardwalk/Phase 2

May 23 – June 30

  • The following gates will be open 7 a.m. for access to the boardwalk and limited access to the beach (9 a.m.): Blaine Avenue, Franklin Avenue, Dupont Avenue, Hiering Avenue, Carteret Avenue, and Hancock Avenue.
  • No swimming (red flags). No coolers. No dogs.
  • A season beach badge or senior beach badge will be required for beach entry. Season beach badges and senior beach badges must be purchased using the Viply smartphone app or through Viply’s website. There will be no sales of beach badges on the boardwalk. We do not anticipate selling daily wristbands during Phase 2.
  • Beach will be cleared at 5 p.m.
  • Boardwalk will be cleared at 11 p.m. and access gates locked.
  • Social distancing required. Wearing a face mask is encouraged but not required unless a superseding State order requiring face masks is issued.
  • No gatherings or groups of 10 or more people.
  • Public restrooms will be open on a limited basis.
  • Shower pedestals and water fountains will remain shrink-wrapped and unavailable.
  • The public is encouraged not to touch handrails and not to sit on benches.

Earlier today Governor Murphy announced that dentists, doctors, bike shops, and car/motorcycle dealers can reopen. These businesses must maintain social distancing guidelines.

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