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Are Beaches in Atlantic City Open? Here’s what you need to know

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Beaches in Atlantic City are open, but you should check with the city’s official website for daily updates as things are moving quickly.  Here are some rules and regulations that will be happening on the beaches in Atlantic City.  Beaches in Atlantic City are free to the public.

To promote public health safety, it will be necessary to limit physical interactions on the beaches and boardwalk this summer season. To do this the City of Atlantic City will, until further notice:

  • Require that members of the public practice social distancing;

  • Prohibit special events such as festivals, fireworks, and concerts and organized activities such as sports

  • Limit the number of people on the beaches at any given time in order to assist with social distancing

  • Limit occupancy in public restrooms

  • Demarcate six feet of spacing in areas where the public may form a line

  • Keep closed all playgrounds, rides, arcades, games, water fountains, pavilions, indoor recreational facilities, and water play equipment

  • Remove or block all outdoor seating such as benches and tables from use

  • Sanitize high-touch surfaces frequently

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The State of New Jersey and City of Atlantic City are strongly encouraging people to wear a face covering while in public and on the beach or boardwalk, especially during busy times. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has emphasized the importance of using cloth face coverings to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.


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