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The Ocean County Parks and Recreation has two parks which offer swimming facilities. 

"NOTE: Due to the shortage of staff lifeguards, swimming will only be permitted at A.Paul King Park starting
Monday, June 21. Swimming will NOT be permitted in Ocean County Park in Lakewood."

Ocean County Park in Lakewood. Beautiful, freshwater lake and sandy beach.

A. Paul King County Park in Stafford Township (Manahawkin). This picturesque location has both a freshwater lake as well as a beach.

A Paul King County Park, Manahawkin Opening June 19 ocean County Park, Lakewood will remain CLOSED for the season
The best part of all is that there is never a charge to use County facilities!  All locations also have playgrounds, restrooms and picnic facilities.

Smoking is prohibited in all Ocean County Parks including beach areas.