The following beaches are protected by members of the Avalon Beach Patrol: 9th, 12th, 15th, 18th, 21st, 24th, 26th, 28th, 30th, 32nd, 35th, 38th, 40th, 43rd, 50th, 57th, 61st, 65th, 69th, 73rd, 76th & 78th Streets.
Use of rafts and other inflatable objects are permitted at the following beaches: 9th, 12th, 18th, 24th, 28th, 35th, 40th, 43rd, 50th, 61st, 69th and 78th Streets.
Surfing is permitted at the 30th Street Beach and either side of the 12th Street stand, but not near the bathers.
Public parking is available in Borough lots at 28th - 30th Streets & the beach, 32nd & Dune Drive behind the Municipal Building, on the corner of 21st Street & 5th Avenue and off Ocean Drive on 20th Street. All parking in Avalon is free of charge.
Public restrooms are available at Borough Hall (32nd & Dune Drive), Public Safety Building (31st & Dune Drive), Community Hall (30th & the beach), Tennis Buildings (8th & 39th Streets), 10th & Dune Drive and 30th Street and the beach (next to the Tot Lot).
There are handicapped ramps to the boardwalk at 21st, 23rd, 24th, 26th, 27th, 29th, 30th and 32nd Streets. There are ramps from the boardwalk to the beach at 30th Street, to the beach at 8th & Avalon Avenue and to an observation platform and to the beach at 80th Street. Handicapped accessible bay front piers are located at 8th Street Pier at the bay side, 20th & 5th Avenue, 22nd & 6th Avenue, 23rd , 33rd, 37th, 53rd and 57th Streets.
Surf chairs are available at 9th, 30th and 80th Streets. There is no charge for the chairs but reservations are recommended. Call the Avalon Beach Patrol at 967-7587 to reserve.