Get Involved with Island Beach State Park

August Wellness Programs


Every Thursday in August, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Come join us for...

  • Free Tai Chi Classes
  • Get up close and personal with wildlife! Enjoy a Diamondback Terrapin and live Shellfish Display
  • Island Beach Nature Staff will be at the pavilion offering free daily programs.
  • Friends will provide information from Balloons Blow and Plastic Bites, as well as information about the nonprofit Friends group.
  • Friends t-shirts, hats, and merchandise will also be available.
  • A dermatologist and chiropractor 


Our partners will have informational and environmental tables and displays:

  •  Barnegat Bay Partnership
  • Save Barnegat Bay
  • Clean Ocean Action
  • American Littoral Society
  • Ocean County Soil Conservation District
  • NJ Fish and Wildlife
  • Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ

Entry to the park is FREE on those Thursdays, but Friends volunteers will be at the gate seeking donations.

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