Manasquan Beach Improvement Association
Used by boaters and fishermen year round. The popular surfing beach is located on the north side of the Inlet
Here is a sampling of the sights, attractions and activities from Manasquan Beach.
Please note dogs are prohibited from the beach and beach walkway from April 1 through October 31. A fine will accompany the violation.
Squan's beaches are enjoyed by thousands during the summer
Squan Beach Life Saving Staton established in 1902 is 1000 feet from the Atlantic Ocean.
This Monmouth County Park seeks to manage invasive, non-invasive or highly dominant species that displace native plant and animal species. Dog walking is permitted.
On the National Historic Register, this bridge is one of three access points to Manasquan Beach. The small Brielle Road municipal fishing pier is located north of the bridge.
Features 3 baseball fields, a roller hockey rink, skate park, picnic tables & benches and a small non-motorized boat launch
This Manasquan tradition takes place each August. Activities include surfing, fishing and sandcastle building contests as well as beach games. The MBIA is delighted to sponsor removable tattoos for children 13 and under as well as the house decorating contest. The 2023 evnt took place on August 5, 2023
Our June 17, 2023 our meeting was held at the Manasquan First Aid buidling. A question and answer session took place with Mayor Ed Donovan, Councilman Bruce Bresnahan, Councilman Mike Mangan, OEM Coordinator Chris Tucker, CFO and Deputy Borough Administrator Amy Spera, Police Sargeant John Ringo, and Chief Lifeguard/Beach Manager Doug Anderson.
Scenes From Our Annual End of Summer Party
A wonderful time was had by all on Saturday, September 9 at the Squan Beach Life Saving Station as we celebrated our 102th Anniversary. We thank Ron Jacobsen from the SBLSS for his assistance with the historic venue.
We sponsor happy hour at the Salty Whale throughout the year to provide old and new members an opportunity to get to know one another.
Breakfast with the Candidates
On October 23, 2021, the MBIA provided Manasquan residents with an opportunity to pose questions to candidates for mayor and council. John O'Grady moderated the discussion. The 2022 event was cancelled since the election was not contested.
Christmas Tree Lighting and Annual Candy Cane Hunt
Each December the MBIA in addition to many Manasquan merchants and civic organizations provide gifts to over 1800 children after the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus.
Annual Membership Meeting
The MBIA recognized MHS Art Department for the fantastic new mural at the Inlet Beach. Honorees included Art Teachers Caroline Treney, Alexis Hermann & Nicole Pagano as well as senior art students Cassidy Turnbach, Jenna Stanley, Anna Maraziti, Sophie Vreeland, Paige Pirolo & Cameron McTighe.
Dedication of Inlet Mural Dedication by MHS Art Department - 8/20/18
On May 6 2023 we had 41 volunteers working on a variety of projects including planting beautiful plants & bushes on the 2nd Ave side of the beach garage, painting the Plaza and Riddle Way Gazebos, installing screens around the port-o-potties at Mallard Park & the 4th Ave parking lot, painting 49 street markers scattered around town and the bollards at the Ocean Ave restrooms.
Againt his year we wish to extend our deepest gratitude to Rich Leonard for donating tee shirts for our volunteers and Brian Moran for providing all of the painting supplies
Dedication of Commemorative Plaques and ADA Benches Celebrating our 100 Years
On July 25, 2021 we dedicated historical plaques at Sea Watch, Main Beach and the Inlet which we gifted to the Borough in commemoration of the our 100th Anniversary. We also dedicated the 2 ADA compliant tables at Sea Watch for handicapped visitors. Trustees and Borough officials attended the dedication.