Atlantic City Beach Patrol provides rescue and medical aid services to the public beaches of Atlantic City! Atlantic City had the first paid, professional lifesaving squad in the world, and they're still tops in making sure you stay safe on our New Jersey beaches. Lifeguards are on duty from 10 AM - 6 PM at various locations along our Atlantic City beaches, from Caspian Ave. to Jackson Ave. July 1 - Labor Day. (A limited number of Atlantic City, New Jersey beaches are protected from Memorial Day to July 1, and Labor Day to September 30. There are 11 District Stations that provide first aid, certified EMTs, and communications. District Stations are located at: Caspian Ave., New Hampshire Ave., States Ave., South Carolina Ave., Kentucky Ave., Michigan Ave., Mississippi Ave., Texas Ave., Chelsea Ave., Albany Ave., and Bartram Ave. For lifeguard district information and handicapped-accessible beach locations see Access and Facilities page.
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There is always aquatic risk. Please check in with a lifeguard prior to swimming. Our department determines aquatic risk factors based on ocean conditions.
Beaches and oceans are dynamic natural environments. Crowd conditions, currents, waves, wild animals, and other water and beach conditions can rapidly change. The risks and conditions shown on this site are informational only and not always real-time. Actual conditions may differ. Lifeguards are not always on duty or available. Always remain aware of your surroundings and exercise due care for your own safety and the safety of others around you.
Always check for water warnings or check with a lifeguard before you swim.