Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament
Sunday, October 25th
Reserve a beach wheelchair

  Eligible veterans applying for a NJ Beach Buggy Permit to drive on the beach at Island Beach State Park and Brigantine must provide the following: Form DD 214 Honorable Discharge, Valid NJ Driver License and Registration, Veterans ID Card proof of service-connected disability.  If you plan to fish on the beach you must register for a Free NJ Saltwater Recreational Registration Card. Register>>  It is suggested new beach drivers take a beach safety driving course. NJBBA offers a beach driving course at: NJBBA Driving>>  For more information about permits and hours contact: Island Beach State Park, 732-793-0506 or Brigantine Community Center 609-264-7350. ​​​

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​Plenty of NO Cost Activities for Veterans


Special Needs Kids and Veterans
Weekend Fishing Rodeo Aug. 29 & 30
​Registration Page Coming Soon

Peaceful Warrior Meditation with Susie Guckin: Relaxation Exercises>>  

Disabled Veterans Beach Permit

PTSD Veterans Managing Stress Associated with the COVID-19 Virus   Read Tips>> 

Our VVA Chapter 12 “Play HOOK-e” from PTSD program is geared towards veterans struggling with PTSD & TBI but other veterans are welcome to attend our events. The goal is to connect veterans to VA Service Offices/Outreach Centers, NJ Coastal Parks, Outdoor Clubs, Veteran Organizations, and help Veteran men and women take time to heal by utilizing eco-therapy activities with other veterans.


Wheelchair Accessible 27’ Kelly Girl Charter Boat