Spring Lake to sell 2,000 more seasonal beach badges


SPRING LAKE — The borough announced Tuesday night that an additional 2,000 seasonal beach badges will be sold this week, after badges completely sold out in December.

Badges will go on sale Friday, Feb. 12 at 9 a.m., online only, through Community Pass. A link to Community Pass can be found on the borough website, https://springlakeboro.org/, under the “Beach and Pools” tab.

The borough had previously decided to cap 2021 beach badges at 5,500 — the same as last summer — due to the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. The badges went on sale in early December, as they do each year, but were sold out by Dec. 22.


At Tuesday’s virtual mayor and council meeting, Council President Brendan Judge announced that the beach committee met last week and discussed increasing the number of badges citing a positive trend in the state’s coronavirus data.

“Over the last several meetings we’ve been telling everybody that we would be following the data on COVID,” Mr. Judge said.

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