Township Lakes and Beaches



Eating & drinking is not permitted on the township beaches.

Beaches will be open beginning on Saturday, June 15, 2019.  All residents are invited to our opening day beach bash featuring fun activities & entertainment for the whole family to enjoy as we celebrate the beginning of another beach season as well as the Grand Opening of Wibit on Saturday, June 29th starting at noon.  

Beach Badges will be required starting Saturday, June 22nd and should be openly displayed. 

  • Beach Patrol hours are from 10AM – 4PM.
  • Cedar Creek Beach, Forrest Ave., Lanoka Harbor
  • Bamber Lake Beach, Bamber Lake
  • Lake Barnegat Beach, Lakeside Dr., Forked River (2nd Lake)

Beach Badges: Are available beginning May 1st in the Recreation Office from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday, & 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Saturdays in June and July.  The cost of a badge is $5.00 and is NOT refundable.  Beach Badges are required for ages 5 years of age and older.  Proof of residency is required. (Tax bill, sewer bill, copy of deed/lease, rental agreement or drivers license) 

Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult to be on the beach. 

Non-motorized watercraft access points (canoes, kayaks, row boats, paddle boards)

  • Cedar Creek Beach
  • Landing Plaza
  • Meadowlark Beach
  • Laurel Boulevard Gazebo
  • Riverview Road

Wibit Information: 

Located on Lake Barnegat, the Wibit, our floating playground, opens for Summer 2019 on Saturday June 29th. The cost for Wibit is $10 per hour for beach badge holders (Only Lacey Township residents can purchase a beach badge) and $15 per hour for non-badge holders. Our public hours are 12PM-4PM daily. The Wibit is also available for private rentals, please contact the Recreation Office at 609-693-1100 ext. 2203 for more information.

Please note that at this time all payments must be made with Cash or Check only.

All users must sign a waiver before using the Wibit. Any user under the age of 18 is required to have a parent or guardian sign the waiver for them.

All users must adhere to the following rules and regulations:

I] Life jackets are required for all participants when using the inflatable floating


2] Must be years of age or older to access our inflatable floating playground.

3] Participants must remove all jewelry, keys, glasses, sunglasses and sharp

objects from their person and must be wearing swimming apparel only.

4] Access onto the floating equipment via the designated yellow steps only. Do not climb up onto the equipment, you must swim to the designated yellow steps.

5] Do NOT swim underneath any piece of equipment. Failure to abide to this

rule will result with your removal from the floating playground.

6] Users must enter the water feet first including all slides.

7] No Head First Diving or Flips permitted on the floating playground.

8] Horseplay is prohibited. No Pushing, Shoving or Rough Play permitted at any time. Behavior that is unsafe to the users of the park will result in removal from the floating playground.

9] Listen to the instructions from the Lifeguards at all times.

10] Access to the floating playground is prohibited without an authorized lifeguard present on the playground.