In Memoriam: Edward P. Shalvey

It is with sadness that we let you know we have lost another neighbor, Edward (Ed) Shalvey.  Ed was a former Trustee, and we thank him for his contribution to our community and the Board. Services are as follows: http://mcgrathandson.com/current-services/31-obituaries-2016/892-shaley-edward-p.html    

Fall Meeting Details & more…

Dear Ocean Beach Members, As another summer has passed us by and, as in previous years, we take with it the fond memories with family and friends. This summer the weather was outstanding, our water crystal clear and our beach enjoyed by so many residents and returning guests. Also, visiting us this year were large […]

Beach is Officially Closing for the Off-Season …and more…

Our partners in Toms River will be officially closing our beach on Monday, 10/3.  The Maintenance team has removed the remaining benches, and the beach is cleared for closing during the off-season.  TR will close our walkways with protective berm and install the storm fence. For the most current information on beach replenishment, please click […]

Official Club Mailing

Dear Ocean Beach Unit III Members, It has come to my attention that a recent mailing has been sent to most of our membership. This mailing was apparently prepared and mailed by a new independent organization, regarding a proposed By Laws change to permit electronic and proxy voting utilizing a service available from a company […]

In Memoriam: William Hooper

It is with sadness that let you know of the passing of our neighbor, William (Bill) Hooper.  Bill spent his time with us at his home on West Bayview Drive. You can read more about the mark on the world that Bill made here… http://dangler.danglerfuneralhome.com/tribute/details/489/William-Hooper/obituary.html#tribute-start

Roads Update

Dear Members of Ocean Beach Unit III,   Please accept this communication to provide an update concerning the road grading and repairs.   The Club has received numerous requests for immediate road grading and repair.  In this regard, the Club is unable to make immediate grading and repairs as the same, could change the grading and exacerbate […]

Lifeguard Tournament: WE WON IT ALL!

What a great night for a tournament.  Everyone came out to cheer on our Lifeguards.  We always knew it, and now everyone else does as well:  OBIII Lifeguards are #1. We think these pics say it all!  (photo cred to an anonymous homeowner)  64 total points out of 70! CONGRATULATIONS on an Outstanding Performance!!!  

In Memoriam: Jeremiah Bowen

It is with heavy hearts that we let you know that OBII has lost a wonderful friend, Jeremiah (Jerry) Bowen from West Dolphin.  We will miss Jerry’s contribution to our community very much, both in friendship and support at our membership meetings. Click here read Jerry’s legacy:  http://ryanfuneralhome.com/book-of-memories/2664579/Bowen-Jeremiah/obituary.php

We are TOO excited…!

We know we’re getting closer to Opening Day when our beach crew shows up for the employee kick-off meeting* *Camera Shy: our awesome Social team, Andrea and Anne, our Maintenance gurus, Billy and Zach, and our super cool Office team, Debra and Sammi. **cross-posted on our Memories page**

2016 Summer Season

Our Opening Day for the season is Saturday, June 11th! Badges, decals and membership cards are required.  Lifeguards and Beach Patrol will be on shift. *************************** On June 4th, we will begin issuing badges to members in good standing.  Please visit the business office Saturday, 12:00-2:00pm and Sunday for extended hours, 8:00am-2:00pm. *************************** Beach Update: […]

Sea Nettles in the Lagoons

State officials have urged waterfront homeowners to give their bulkheads a scrubbing at least once per season, preferably in the spring before hot weather arrives, to cut down on the sea nettle population.  Sea nettle polyps prefer hard, smooth surfaces such as those found on bulkheads, floating docks, and even trash. Grab your wetsuits/waders and […]

Boat Basin: 2016 Season Opening!

We are excited to let you know that we are ready to open for the 2016 season! The following items must be submitted in total to REQUEST a slip for the 2016 season: The cost per slip is $300. Checks to be made out to Ocean Beach & Bay Club Submit proof of insurance for […]

In Memoriam: Joan Estenes

OBII has lost Mrs. Joan Estenes, a full time resident on West Tarpon.  Mrs. Estenes’ husband was Ray, a former Roads Trustee on our Board. Please refer to this link for services http://obitsforlife.com/obituary/1304055/Estenes-Mary.php

In Memoriam: Winifred Hartvigsen

She was Winnie to us, and she was the host of our membership meetings at the First Aid for years.  It is with a heavy heart we say good-bye. Although the Club will be making a donation on behalf of our community, please click here should you wish to make a personal donation and to […]

Can We Talk Trash?!

Here’s the 2016 Garbage/Recycling Schedule!  Copies are also available in the Business Office. Sanitation Collection Schedule

Toms River on the Beach

New sand!  Thank you Toms River.  Your partnership with us is one of the reasons our beach is the best on the Island!

Baby, It’s Cold Outside!!

Tips for the Cold Weather Just wanted to share a few helpful hints around the extreme cold weather coming to our area and offer various suggestions around preventative actions to initiate in an attempt to thwart freezing of water and sewer lines. Last winter was a learning experience as many homes experienced ruptured water lines, […]

Neighborhood Watch

We would like you to be aware of two cases of vandalism in our unit over the past 10 days.  One occurred on Dolphin and the other on Albacore.  Both were reported by our neighbors.  Although there was some damage to the homes, and a possible theft of electricity, thankfully our neighbors are safe and […]

Storm:2016 Final Thoughts

The Calm After The Storm Thank you to all who sent us pictures and information. Here are some observations from our neighbors who were in and around our community (an e-version of “Heard Over The Clothes Line”!) The entrance to West Bay View Drive had quite a bit of water right when you make a […]

Storm:2016 updated!

We hope you are all safe and sound.  Looks like no problems on the ocean side.  The ocean stayed where it belongs, and did not traverse the dunes!  Here’s some pics for you to enjoy: Route 35 So and Bay View Drive… …in and around the boat basin… *photo cred goes to another humble homeowner 🙂 […]


This just in!  All the streets on the east side have been plowed.  Looks like the power just came back on, but was out for about the last 3 hours.  JCP&L is reporting outages state-wide.  Click here to check out your specific area http://outages.firstenergycorp.com/nj.html Water is at the dunes on the oceanfront, and the bay […]

First storm of the New Year!

Dear Ocean Beach Unit III Membership, We are getting braced for our first storm of the New Year here at the Club! While we are still hoping the storm would dry up before it got to us, most forecasts are predicting a very different story! On the ocean beach, we have 2 dunes to keep […]

Happy New Year!

SANDY SBA Disaster Loan Opportunity Extended

This information was posted on the Toms River website: http://www.tomsrivertownship.com/downloads/Initial-Press-Release-2015-Sandy-RISE-Declaration.pdf

In Memoriam: Peter Weeks

It is with sadness that we report to you the passing of Peter Weeks. Peter fought his battle, as he lived his life, with dignity, courage and pride. Peter was a valued member of our team, our community and did so many good things for so many good people. Peter will be remembered in many […]

REMINDER!!! JCP&L Guidelines on Rebuilding in a Designated Flood Zone

UPDATE and REMINDER! This was originally posted on October 2014 and bumped as a reminder in February 2015.  Since that time, JCP&L has updated the following information (cross-posted on our Building Information page; please make a note of this VERY important change): A JCP&L representative may request plans. This will depend on the scope of a […]

Official eMail

Dear Ocean Beach Unit III Residents, We would like to provide some clarification around official electronic communications that are sent from the Board of Trustees. In the event that you’ve received a recent email entitled, “Vote NO Ball Playing on the Beach”, the board would like to clarify that the email, so titled, was not […]

Contact Us

Not sure where to find us?  Visit our Contact us page for all our email addresses!  You can also find information about our business and construction office hours and committee assignments. Want to drop us a note by US mail?  Make sure your records are updated to read: Ocean Beach & Bay Club, P.O. Box […]

We <3 Our Volunteers!

Thanks to Desi for painting the Clubhouse with us and thanks to Zich for repairing the water lines at the Boat Basin. If you want to volunteer, please email Bobbie Mues at bmues@oceanbeach3.org or pick up a Volunteer Sheet at the business office.  

Voting Results of Proposed By-Law Changes, June 13, 2015

Voting Results of Proposed By-Law Changes on June 13, 2015   The membership of the Ocean Beach and Bay Club voted on six by-law changes that were proposed and sent to the entire membership 30 days prior to the spring membership meeting.  The voting took place at the 2015 spring membership meeting.  To approve a […]

Community Liaison for the Route 35 Project

Here is the email and phone number for the Community Liaison associated with the Route 35 road work.  If you have any damage to your property or questions about the project, please take note: email: Restore.NJ35@dot.state.nj.us phone #: (732) 230-7356 If you get voicemail, leave a message.  You will probably speak to Jamie or Jeff. […]

Grounds Committee Reminder: Signs

Just a reminder that ALL signs of any size shape and/or origin are a violation of our deed restrictions: The use of any type, or kind of sign, whatsoever on any part of the property is not permitted without written permission of Ocean Beach Inc. Thank you.  

Good News! Update to Rule #35 A2

Rule #35 A2 -You may enclose the bottom of houses built on piles, wood or block to create storage space only. -If the bottom of a home is to be enclosed windows are not permitted and flood vents are required on each wall. – This area may not be climate controlled or have access from […]

Helpful Information from the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs

As a public service to the Club we would like to provide you with information from the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs regarding home improvement contractors.  The web site is www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/HIC There is a hotline provided in this information as well as other requirements.  We have cross-posted this information on our Building Information and […]

FULL Audit Report

Homeowners can obtain a copy of the FULL Audit Report at the Business Office. In order to fulfill you request, please note the following requirements: -Request must be in writing. Direct all requests to info@oceanbeach3.org -A $15.00 fee will be charged for all requests. -A Confidentiality Agreement must be signed at the time of pick […]

OB 3 Procedures & Polices for Requesting Club Documents

Ocean Beach & Bay Club Policies & Procedures to Request and Obtain Club Documents M​ember​s of Ocean Beach Unit III, in good standing, so seeking records,​ must ​provide a written communication to the Club. Inclusive of this request, will be the specific documents requested. The Club will require ten (10) business days to accommodate all […]

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