The Lavallette area has nine protected ocean beaches designated for swimming as well as two on the Barnegat
Bay. Four of the ocean beaches have specifically designated areas for surfing and surf-fishing. The borough
offers tennis, bocce, shuffleboard, basketball and roller blading opportunities on land while Barnegat Bay
provides fishing, crabbing, swimming, boating, sailing, windsurfing and other water sports. There are also
band concerts, fireworks, and Movies on the Bay, held at the Centennial Gazebo.
Ocean County is located along the Jersey Shore in New Jersey. Its County
seat is Toms River. Ocean County is located 50 miles east of Philadelphia, 70 miles south of New York City, and 25 miles north of
Atlantic City, making it a prime destination for residents of these cities during
the summer. Ocean County is home to many tourist attractions especially the beachfront
communities of Seaside Heights, Long Beach Island, Point Pleasant Beach.
NJ Transit's railway line which serves New York Penn
Station, passes through Middlesex and Monmouth counties, and
offers service as far south as the Bay Head and Point Pleasant Beach stations.