Download a Facility Request Application HERE

Parks & Outdoor Facilities

The Township of Ocean is home to a number of great parks and outdoor facilities available for use.

Outdoor Facilities:
  • Community Pool and Tennis Facility – West Park Avenue, Oakhurst
  • Joe Palaia Park – Dow Avenue and Whalepond Road, Oakhurst   Trail Map
  • Oakhurst First Aid & Fire Company Memorial Fields – off Larkin Place Oakhurst
  • Wanamassa Firemen’s Memorial Park –
    Rte. 35 to Sunset Ave heading west- Pass Seacoast Chevrolet on left and Pepsi on right - At top of hill take a left onto Brielle Ave. - Take right onto Hopewell Ave.
  • Dave Dahrouge – Park Blvd. & Logan Road, Wanamassa
  • Wayside Park – Green Grove Road, Wayside

Park Regulations:

Please be considerate of the following park regulations for the enjoyment of all who visit the
facilities and do not hesitate to report any concerns regarding parks and playgrounds to the
Department of Human Services at 732-531-2600.
  • Park Hours: 7:00 a.m. to sunset.
  • Pets must be leashed at all times.
  • Please clean up after your pet.
  • Parking is permitted in designated areas only.
  • Golfing is not permitted on softball fields or soccer fields.
  • Alcoholic beverages are not permitted within parks.
  • Please dispose of trash and recyclables using appropriate containers.
  • A complete listing of Park Regulations can be found in Chapter XVI
    of the General Ordinances of the Township of Ocean.
Download a Facility Request Application HERE
Download a Picnic Area Request Application HERE

Tennis Court Reservation & Use Procedures:

Courts are located at Wanamassa, Wayside and Oakhurst Parks and are available for use from 8:00 a.m. to dusk.  Courts at the Pool and Tennis Facility are limited to use by members or those who pay the daily fee.

Residents registered in the Computerized Identification System may reserve court time at Oakhurst, Wanamassa and Wayside parks April 18 through October 13, during which time reservations will be posted daily.  Please contact the Recreation Office for information about the reservation procedure.

Players are limited to reserving one hour of court time per day up to three days in advance by contacting the Recreation Office. Monday through Friday, before 3:45 p.m. (Court time scheduled on the hour).  Reservations ARE NOT accepted for the same day as the call.

Player’s name will be requested at time of reservation.  Once it is determined that the individual is registered in the Computerized Identification System, the reservation will be accepted (based on court availability).

Reservation sheets will be posted each morning at the above mentioned parks.  Walk-ons can play on a first come basis if court is not previously reserved. Walk-on use is limited to an hour (on the hour) if others are waiting to play.  Walk-ons must vacate the courts any time they are reserved.


FACILITY

TENNIS

BASKETBALL

SOFTBALL

BASEBALL

PLAYGROUND

PICNIC GROVE

TRAILWAYS

SAND VOLLEYBALL

SWIMMING

COMMUNITY POOL & TENNIS FACILITY

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DAVE DAHROUGE PARK

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WANAMASSA FIREMAN’S MEMORIAL PARK

 

 

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WAYSIDE PARK

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Contact Information

Office Phone: 732-531-2600 
Fax: 732-517-8567

Location 
601 Deal Road 
Ocean, NJ  07712
(Inside the Department of Human Services)

Mailing Address 
Department of Human Services 
Recreation Office 
P.O. Box 910 
Oakhurst, NJ 07755