Welcome to Oceanport
The Borough of Oceanport, incorporated in 1920,is a predominantly residential community along the shores of the Shrewsbury River.
Oceanport is home of Monmouth Park Racetrack and Fort Monmouth. Though only 3.2 square miles, Oceanport's nearly six thousand residents enjoy not only the Shrewsbury River, but various recreational sports programs, an active senior group and a true feeling of community.
Oceanport boasts various volunteer organizations who give countless man hours to our community making it a place residents are proud to call home.
We haven't really had a winter and already thoughts are turning towards summer. In particular, we've been fielding a lot of questions about what is going on with the Oceanport Lions Swim Club located in Blackberry Bay Park. Well, quite frankly, the best I can tell you is that the Borough Council and I are exploring every avenue available to ensure that the swim club is open this summer. Not many people know that the pool facility was financed and built mostly by members of the Oceanport Lions Club in the 1970s so that Oceanport could have its own little chlorinated oasis within Blackberry Bay Park. Continue reading...