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Sandcastle Park Playground in Ocean City NJ

Plan for the day when you visit the Sandcastle Park Playground in Ocean City! There is truly so much to explore, kids won’t ever get bored. With a multi-level play structure for kids 5-12, another play structure for kids 2-5, and lots of swings, even on a busy day kids will still be able to have fun.

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Ocean City’s Sandcastle Park, otherwise known as the 34th Street playground is AMAZING!

10 Things to Know About Sandcastle Park Playground in Ocean City NJ

As part of our challenge to write about 100 New Jersey playgrounds in 100 days we bring you the details about Sandcastle Park Playground, a playground in Ocean City NJ.

Where is Sandcastle Park Playground located?

The playground is located at 34th and West Avenue in Ocean City in Cape May County. It’s also been referred to as the 34th Street Ocean City Playground. The park is part of the Ocean City park system.

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What kind of playground equipment does the Sandcastle Park Playground have?

This very large and fenced-in park includes a big playground that is split into 2 sections one smaller and one bigger and this park has its fair share of extras to make it a very good and popular park.

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This park has a lot of fun things to do, but it’s an extremely popular park, so know some things might not be available when you come and visit.

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Are there swings?

This Ocean City playground has a total of 12 swings; 6 traditional swings, 2 baby swings, 2 accessible swings, and 2 parent-child connect swings.

Are there slides?

In the smaller section of the playground there are a total of 3 slides; a curvy double side-by-side slide and a straight tube slide.

In the larger section of the park there are a total of 4 slides; one larger and straight slide, one twisty slide, and one small double side-by-side slide that is an exact replica of the one in the smaller section of the park.

What special features does the playground offer?

In the smaller section of the playground, there is one small rope climb, some metal bars that make sound, a bar to hold yourself up, a tunnel, a balance beam, and multiple steering wheels.

In the larger section of the playground, there is a rock climbing wall, large balance poles, a large rope climb, a steering wheel, a bar to hold yourself up, a bunch of tunnels, a fireman’s pole, a ladder, stepping pods, little seating under the playground, some bridges and ramps, and a twisty climbing pole.

Near the swings are springy ride-on toys; one car and one seesaw.

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What kind of ground cover does the playground have?

The playground is on rubber padding.

Sandcastle Park Playground in Ocean City NJ balance beams

Is the playground at Sandcastle Park Playground accessible?

The park is all on ground level and has lots of ramps including a ramp leading to the bathrooms, low-to-the-ground platforms, and some accessible swings. There are sensory play areas on the equipment as well.

Sandcastle Park Playground in Ocean City NJ wheelchair accessible ramp

Is there shade available at the Sandcastle Park Playground? 

The playground is open to the sun, but there are shady areas. The park has a building with shaded picnic tables, little roofed sections inside the playground, and shade underneath the playground. Some picnic tables are shaded by trees and sometimes the trees will apply some shade to the playground.

Sandcastle Park Playground in Ocean City NJ picnic tables at restroom building

Where is parking for the Sandcastle Park Playground? 

Limited street parking is available at this Ocean City playground. Only a few spots don’t include meters. Those with meters don’t tend to be too expensive. There is a bike rack for parking bikes.

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Are there restrooms at Sandcastle Park Playground?

This park has indoor restrooms in a nearby building.

Sandcastle Park Playground in Ocean City NJ indoor restrooms

What else is there to do at Sandcastle Park Playground?

In addition to the playground at Sandcastle Park Playground, there are additional amenities available for visitors.

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Are there walking trails?

There are no walking trails, but the Ocean City Boardwalk is nearby.

Are there fields or courts for sports? 

There are many courts at this playground in Ocean City.

  • 2 awesome full-sized basketball courts
  • 8 tennis courts
    • 4 on a regular tennis court, and 4 that are on turf, 2 tennis walls

Bonus information we want you to know about Sandcastle Park Playground 

This park includes multiple benches and picnic tables with 2 of them having checkerboards.

Sandcastle Park Playground in Ocean City NJ table with checkerboard top

Another Jersey Family Fun mom says, “Well lit, even late at night. We went there one hot, summer night around 9:30 pm and guess what?  Not only were the lights still on, but it was swarming with kids.  Apparently, everyone else had the same idea as us! When we left around 11 pm, the crowd had dwindled but it was still well lit!”

If you like this playground you can learn about more Ocean City Playgrounds we’ve visited.

Who do I contact about having a birthday party or event at Sandcastle Park Playground?

We provide these details about this playground as a service to our readers and the park. However, Jersey Family Fun is not directly involved with this park. To reserve Sandcastle Park Playground for a birthday party or private event, please contact them directly by calling (609) 525-9257 or visiting their website.

Find more great playgrounds in New Jersey

Visit Cape May County parks and playgrounds to learn more about playgrounds near this one. Visit our series on New Jersey Playgrounds and Parks to learn more about the great playgrounds across our state.

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