Department of Military and Veterans Affairs


Morale, Welfare & Recreation


The beach is open between the hours of 0900 and 1900 during the period of May 26, 2021 through September 6, 2021.

The NGTC is selling Beach Parking Passes beginning February 2, 2021 ($50.00 parking pass fee). Beach Parking Passes will only be issued/sold between the hours of 9:00 am through 12:00 pm Tuesday thru Friday. Please call or text Ms. Victoria Lizaire at 609-647-8001 before driving to the NGTC to confirm Ms. Victoria Lizaire is available. If needed, Ms. Victoria Lizaire will issue Beach Parking Passes remotely and mail. 

Besides the rules outlined in the 2021 Beach Pass Policy, the Governor's Executive Order 143 requires the following rules:

  • Maintain six feet apart except for small family groups, household members, caretakers or couples.
  • Prohibited - contact sports and organized events.
  • Prohibited - beach summer camps and fireworks, festivals and concerts. 
  • Open - shower pavilions, changing areas and restrooms.
  • Closed - Campsite playground remains closed.
  • Proper and regular sanitation rules apply.
  • Face covering/masks recommended, but not required.

Visitors must present valid identification at the Access Control Point in accordance with the 2021 Beach Pass Policy.

Beach Picnic Area

The grassy picnic area near the beach is equipped with picnic tables and can be utilized by reservation only.

To reserve the picnic area, please call 732-974-5951.


The covered pavilion is equipped with picnic tables, a gas grill, and a horseshoe pit, and is frequently reserved by National Guard units for Family Day Picnics and unit morale events. The pavilion can be utilized by reservation only.

To reserve the picnic area, please call 732-974-5951.


There are nine RV campsites located along Stockton Lake with water, electric, and sewage hook ups. A bathhouse is also available for campers to utilize. Available for current and retired military members only.

Summer season runs May 23, 2020 through September 27, 2020. Sites will be available for self-sustainable RV's during the period of September 26, 2020 through May 28, 2021.

For more information, see the current Billeting and Lodging Information Sheet.


We have three cottages at the Training Center available as week long summer rentals beginning May, 23 2020 through September 26, 2020. Rentals are selected through an application process. Current and retired military members are welcomed to apply.

For more information regarding the cottages and application process, see the current Billeting and Lodging Information Sheet.

Last Updated: 01/12/2021
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