Recreational Facilities

Somers Point is home to many beautiful and fun recreational facilities!  Each location is open to the public for family activities and recreational enjoyment; they are also available for rental.  Please click here for rental fees and application information.  All rental requests must be submitted for approval by the Recreation Commission.  Applications must be received seven days in advance of the meeting which is held the first Thursday of every month.

JOHN F. KENNEDY PARK. Located on Broadway (Route 9 & 52): The park is open from sunrise to sunset every day! Kennedy Park is a great place for the family! The spacious site hosts a large playground, gazebo & picnic area and a brand new boat ramp. The park’s bluff overlook the Great Egg Harbor Bay.

Kennedy Park is also home to fun special events such as the Good Old Days Fest, Art in the Park and outdoor family movies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BOAT RAMPS. TWO LOCATIONS, OFF  OF GULL RD. AT BASE OF ROUTE 52 BRIDGE AND AT SOUTHSIDE OF JOHN F. KENNEDY PARK: Somers Point is home to two clean and well-maintained recreational boat ramps which launch into the Great Egg Harbor Bay.  There is a boat ramp attendant on duty from Memorial Day to Labor Day.  The daily launch fee is $10, or you can purchase a seasonal pass.  Please check back for 2018 rates and application.

WILLIAM MORROW BEACH. Bay Avenue between Higbee and New Jersey Avenues: The Somers Point Beach is open to the public on weekends beginning Memorial Day Weekend from 10am – 5pm.  It will open seven days a week beginning on June 16th.  It is a free beach patrolled by lifeguards with restrooms, free parking, outdoor showers, children’s playground and a fishing pier.

Somers Point Beach Concerts

SENIOR CITIZENS’ CENTER/COMMUNITY CENTER. 22 N. AMBLER ROAD: The Somers Point Senior Citizens’ Center is open for select weekly activities and offers a selection of seasonal events and activities run through the CER Office.  The building is also open for rental for adult-oriented events (no children’s parties).  Please call (609) 927-2053, x. 3101 for a calendar of events.

A view from the main room of the center.

SEASHORE SCIENCE CENTER. CORNER OF MARKS & BETHEL RD: Local environmental non-profit organization, The Patcong Creek Foundation, is leasing the site of the former Youth Center to create a community-based STEAM Center focusing on our local waterways and marine biology.