Things to do with Kids in Ocean County

Posted on: July 30th, 2013 by Crystal

Jersey Family Fun helps you explore things to do with kids in Ocean County, New Jersey.

 

Do you know things to do with kids in Ocean County that we should add to this list? Please email the name of the location, the type of location, and the city and county it’s located in to Crystal@jerseyfamilyfun.com. If you are interested in advertising on this page, please contact Crystal@jerseyfamilyfun.com.

 

Ocean County Events 

Jersey Family Fun Blogs about Ocean County


Indoor Places to Visit in Ocean County

Ocean County Indoor Family Attractions

  • Barnegat Lighthouse, Barnegat (Our Barnegat Lighthouse Review)
  • The Music Man, Lavallete
  • Jenkinson’s Aquarium, Point Pleasant
  • Insectropolis, Toms River
  • Robert J Novins Planetarium, Toms River
Barnegat Lighthouse

Visitors can climb to the top of the Barnegat Lighthouse

Ocean County Libraries

  • Ocean County Library
    • Barnegat
    • Bay Head Reading Center
    • Beachwood
    • Berkeley
    • Bishop Building
    • Brick
    • Island Heights
    • Jackson
    • Lacey
    • Lakewood
    • Little Egg Harbor
    • Long Beach Island
    • Manchester
    • Plumsted
    • Point Pleasant Beach
    • Point Pleasant Borough
    • Stafford
    • Toms River
    • Tuckerton
    • Upper Shores
    • Waretown
    • Whiting Reading Center
    • Beach Haven Free Public Library

 

Ocean County Museums

  • Barnegat Historical Society Heritage Village, Barnegat
  • Bay Head Historical Society Museum, Bay Head
  • New Jersey Maritime Musuem, Beach Haven 
  • Island Heights Cultural & Heritage Association Cottage Museum, Island Heights
  • Lacey Schoolhouse Museum, Lacey
  • Navy Lakehurst Heritage Center, Lakehurst
  • Lakehurst Historical Society Museum, Lakehurst
  • Lakewood Heritage Museum, Lakewood
  • New Jersey Museum of Boating, Point Pleasant
  • Ocean County Historical Society Museum, Toms River
  • Point Pleasant Historical Society Museum, Point Pleasant
  • Toms River Seaport Society & Maritime Museum, Toms River
  • Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum, Tuckerton
  • Tuckerton Historical Society Museum, Tuckerton
  • Little Red Schoolhouse Museum, Waretown

 

Ocean County Theatres (Theatrical Performances)

  • Ocean Professional Theater Company, Barnegat
  • Surflight Theater, Beach Haven
  • The Strand Center For the Arts, Lakewood
  • Fine Arts Center at Ocean County College, Toms River

 

Ocean County Theaters (Movie)

  • AMC Loews Brick Plaza 10, Brick
  • AMC Loews Seacourt 10, Toms River
  • Marquee Cinemas 10, Toms River

 

Indoor Places to be Active in Ocean County

Ocean County Bowling Alleys

  • Ocean Lanes, Lakewood
  • Thunderbird Lanes, Manahawkin
  • Playdrome Lanes, Toms River

Ocean County Ice Skating Rinks

  • Ocean Ice Palace, Brick
  • Winding River Skate Center, Toms River

Ocean County Indoor Playrooms

  • Bounce U, Brick
  • Chuck E Cheese, Brick
  • Gymboree, Toms River
  • Ocean County Mall, Toms River
Bounce U

Sliding at Bounce U

Ocean County Roller Skating Rinks

  •  Jackson Skating Center, Jackson

 

Places to Craft in Ocean County

  •  Build a Bear, Toms River

 

Outdoor Places to Visit in Ocean County

Ocean County Campgrounds

  • Brookville Campground, Barnegat
  • Long Beach RV Resort, Barnegat
  • Cedar Creek Campground, Bayville
  • Butterfly Camping Resort, Jackson
  • Indian Rock Campground, Jackson
  • Timberland Lake Campground, Jackson
  • Tip Tam Camping Park, Jackson
  • Baker’s Acres, Little Egg Harbor
  • Surf & Stream Campground, Toms River
  • Atlantic City North Campground, Tuckerton
  • Sea Pirate Campground, West Creek ( Our Sea Pirate Campground Review)

 

Ocean County Farms

  • Barnegat Farmers Market, Barnegat
  • Argo’s Farm, Forked River
  • Stafford Farmers Market, Manahawkin
  • Point Pleasant Beach Farmers Market, Point Pleasant Beach
  • Seaside Park Farmers Market, Seaside Park
  • Downtown Farmers Market, Toms River
  • Tuckerton Farmers Market, Tuckerton
  • Ocean County Pick Your Own Farms
    • Argo’s Farm, Forked River
    • DeWolfe’s Farm, New Egypt
    • Emery’s Farm, New Egypt
    • Hallock’s U Pick, New Egypt
    • Beachview Farms, Manahawkin
    • Silverton Farm, Toms River
    • Brookville Farms, Waretown

 

Ocean County Outdoor Family Attractions

  • Blackbeard’s Cave, Bayville
  • Fantasy Island, Beach Haven
  • Jersey Shore Pirates, Brick
  • Pirates on the Manasquan, Brick
  • Top Gun Paintball, Cream Ridge
  • Popcorn Park Zoo, Forked River
  • Six Flags Great Adventure & Wild Safari, Jackson
  • Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, Jackson
  • Lakewood Blue Claws, Lakewood
  • New Egypt Speedway, New Egypt
  • Jenkinsons Boardwalk, Point Pleasant
  • Eagleswood Amusement Park, Stafford
  • Casino Pier, Seaside Heights
  • Tuckerton Seaport, Tuckerton
  • Ocean County Miniature Golf
    • Blackbeards Cave, Bayville
    • Manchester Family Golf Center, Manchester
    • Rooftop Golf, Point Pleasant
    • Castaway Cove Mini Golf, Point Pleasant
    • Wacky Rooftop Golf, Seaside Heights
    • The Sand Trap, Ship Bottom

     

Outdoor Places to be Active in Ocean County

Ocean County Parks & Playgrounds

Barnegat Lighthouse State Park, Barnegat Light

Cloverdale Farm County Park, Barnegat (Currently closed for repairs)

Lochiel Creek County Park, Barnegat (Currently closed for repairs)

Barnegat Township Skate Park, Barnegat Blvd, Barnegat

Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood (Our Jakes Branch County Nature Center review)

Berkeley Island County Park, Berkeley (Currently closed for repairs)

Mill Creek County Park, Berkeley

Robert J Miller Airpark, Berkeley

Florence T. Allen Conservation Area, Berkeley

New Jersey Forestry Center, Jackson

Patriot’s County Park & Sports Field Complex, Jackson

There are 10 municipal parks in Jackson

Eno’s Pond County Park, Lacey

Lacey Skate Park, Lacey

Lake Shenandoah County Park, Lakewood

Ocean County Park, Lakewood

There are 15 municipal parks in Lakewood

There are 12 municipal playgrounds in Lavallette

Freedom Fields County Park, Little Egg Harbor

Beaver Dam County Park, Point Pleasant

Gull Island County Park, Point Pleasant

There are 8 municipal parks in Point Pleasant Boro

Island Beach State Park, Seaside Park

A Paul King County Park, Stafford

Cattus Island Park County Park, Toms River

E.B Leone County Conservation Area, Toms River

Riverfront Landing County Park, Toms River

There are 14 municipal Parks in Toms River

Wells Mills County Park, Waretown

Ocean County Places to Fish

Barnegat Lighthouse State Park, Barnegat Light

Barnegat Township Public Dock, East Bay Ave, Barnegat

New Jersey Forestry Center, Jackson

Lake Shenandoah County Park, Lakewood

Ocean County Park, Lakewood

A Paul King County Park, Manahawkin

Gull Island County Park, Point Pleasant

Island Beach State Park, Seaside Park

Cattus Island County Park, Toms River

Riverfront Landing County Park, Toms River

Stanley H. Tip Seaman County Park, Tuckerton

Wells Mills County Park, Waretown

Ocean County Places to Hike

Barnegat Lighthouse State Park, Barnegat Light

Jakes Branch County Park, Beachwood

New Jersey Forestry Center, Jackson

Eno’s Pond County Park, Lacey

Freedom Fields County Park, Little Egg Harbor

Beaver Dam Creek, Point Pleasant

Island Beach State Park, Seaside Park

Cattus Island County Park, Toms River

Wells Mills County Park, Waretown

Ocean County Places to Kayak

New Jersey Kayak Adventure, Barnegat

Metedeconk River Conservation Area, Brick

Lake Shenandoah, Lakewood

Pedals & Paddles, Seaside Heights]

Island Beach State Park, Seaside Park

Stanley H. Tip Seaman County Park, Tuckerton

Wells Mills County Park, Waretown

Ocean County Splash Pads and Waterparks

  • Thundering Surf Waterpark, Beach Haven
  • Breakwater Beach, Seaside Heights
  • Sprayground, Pine Lake Park, Manchester
  • Hurricane Harbor, Jackson
Hurricane Harbor

Racing slides at Hurricane Harbor

 

Places to Swim in Ocean County

Ocean County Beaches (for information on New Jersey Beach Tags visit here.)

  •  Barnegat Light
  • Beach Haven
  • Berkeley
  • Brick
  • Harvey Cedars
  • Lavallette
  • Long Beach Township
  • Mantoloking
  • Ortley Beach
  • Point Pleasant Beach
  • Seaside Heights
  • Seaside Park
  • Island Beach State Park, Seaside Park
  • Ship Bottom
  • Surf City

 

Ocean County Community Pools

  • Ocean County Indoor Community Pools
    • Ocean County YMCA, Toms River
  • Ocean County Outdoor Community Pools
    • We are researching outdoor pools

Ocean County Lakes

  • Lake Barnegat, Forked River
  • Deerhead Lake, Forked River
  • Lake Horicon, Lakehurst (Our review of Lake Horicon)
  • Cedar Creek, Lanoka Harbor
  • Bamber Lake, Lacey
  • Lake Carasaljo, Lakewood
  • Ocean County Park, Lakewood
  • Harry Wright Lake, Whiting

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