Wildwood Crest To Lift Some Restrictions

Press Release

The Borough of Wildwood Crest will lift some restrictions previously placed on
the usage of outdoor public facilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic this weekend.

The Wildwood Crest beach will reopen for recreational activities only beginning at sunrise on Saturday, May 2. These include walking, jogging, biking, fishing, surfing and metal detecting. The beach will remain closed for sunbathing, sitting, organized sports and any forms of social gatherings.

All public parks and the bike path from Cresse Avenue to Rambler Road will reopen to the public beginning at sunrise on Saturday, May 2. Public basketball courts and tennis courts will also reopen but large gatherings are prohibited.

Public playgrounds and the Wildwood Crest Beach Pier at Rambler Road will remain closed to the public.Those using any public facilities in Wildwood Crest are strongly urged to practice safe social-distancing measures.

The public is also reminded that the stay-at-home order put forth by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is still in place. In addition, as per a resolution put forth by the Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders, all short-term rentals in Wildwood Crest are currently prohibited.

For further information, contact the Wildwood Crest Recreation Department at (609) 523-0202 or Wildwood Crest Borough Hall at (609) 522-5176.

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