UPDATE:Concert and Storm

E-Street Shuffle CANCELLED Unfortunately, we are cancelling today’s beach concert due to high winds. Our homeowners picked up and filled 1,000 sandbags in 3 hours this morning!  We still have some left.  If you haven’t picked up your 25, visit us at the Clubhouse. We will keep everyone updated through our website. Thank you!

Labor Day Weekend: The E-Street Shuffle and Hermina

Dear Ocean Beach Unit III Members, Our plans for a weekend party to say goodbye to the 2016 season will mostly be a wash out!  Even though we will not be able to schedule any beach activities for Sunday, our Music on the Beach Concert will still go on, featuring… THE E-STREET SHUFFLE The show […]

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

Happy Memorial Day

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: […]

Bay Berry is looking for help!

Bay Berry is looking for help for the upcoming summer.  It has always worked well in the past to hire our community partners, and who wouldn’t want to work for the Ice Cream guy, anyway?! If you are interested and are 14 years or older, please contact Bay Berry Ice Cream, Erik Sirianni, at  609-709-2034.  Please note that […]

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

Neighborhood Watch!

Please see the note below from one of our neighboring beaches: __________________________________________________________   This man was seen at a home on Venice Drive on Chadwick Island at 5:20am Friday morning (4/9), looking through windows with a flashlight! Toms River and Lavallette Police have been notified.  If you see anyone suspicious, please contact the Toms River […]

ANOTHER REMINDER!! 2016 Annual Dues

We would like to remind everyone that our 2016 Annual Membership Dues are due BEFORE April 1, 2016.  You will be considered DELINQUENT ON April 1, 2016 if your account remains unpaid. Thank you to the many homeowners who have already paid their Dues! Your 2016 Annual Membership Dues are $572.00, which was approved on […]

NJAW Project Update

Dear Ocean Beach Unit III Homeowners, Friends & Family, As most are aware, there is currently a major project ongoing within our community to replace the water mains and services to all homes. As you will see on the map below, provided for your convenience, highlighted in blue and green, are the roads that are […]

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

Did You See That Dune?!

Dear Ocean Beach Unit III Membership, We hope everyone is well and beginning to feel the anticipation of the summer season, which we will be enjoying in just a short 119 days 7 minutes!!! We would like to provide you an update on our beach to ensure everyone is informed around the recent sand buildup […]

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, […]

NJ American Water: Project Details in OBIII

NJAW is continuing their work on replacing water mains in Ocean Beach.  Here are the details: What: NJAW is replacing more than 24,300 feet of aging main, some dating as far back as the 1950s, with new main; 686 service lines; and installing six fire hydrants Where: (we have only listed OBIII streets) Kingfisher and […]

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 Thanks […]


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

2015 Fall Meeting Results

2016 Board Members were uncontested: a single vote was cast for entire slate by the Secretary of the Board, Pete Cullen. Results for 2016 Budget and Bylaw Proposals are as follows: Topic Total Vote # FOR # AGAINST % FOR Result BUDGET 102 77 25 75.40% PASS Majority Proposal 1: 14 day notice period 102 […]

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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