The Borough of Sea Girt Beach Patrol provides lifeguard services on the Borough and National Guard Training Center beaches from Memorial Day through Labor Day Weekend each Summer season. Limited lifeguard protection is provided through the month of September after Labor Day weekend (weather permitting), through September 30th. These services include: rescues, preventative actions, medical aids and enforcement of rules and regulations during operating hours. The Beach Patrol manages the Summer Junior Lifeguard and Surf School programs on the beachfront daily starting at the end of June and finishes the second week in August. The Beach Patrol and its community outreach safety programs, such as Junior Lifeguards, Surf School, and its public safety lectures are examples of its efforts to educate the public about the ocean environment and its safe use. The Beach Patrol provides in town life support First Responder EMS service during beachfront operating hours with an EMT on duty at Lifeguard Headquarters. The Lifeguard Division of the Boroughs Beach Department is comprised of 1 Lifeguard Chief, 4 Lifeguard Lieutenants, 7 Lifeguard Sergeants and 75 Ocean Lifeguards. The Beach Department is managed by a Beach Manager. The Lifeguards staff 18 Lifeguard Towers (weather permitting) each day on its 1.8 miles of beach within the Borough and National Guard Training Center borders.
No Amplified Music
No Cars on Sand
No Fire Pits
In Sea Girt, 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.