Pools & Recreational Bathing Facilities

All public recreational bathing facilities such as pools, lakes and ponds must be licensed and inspected each year.

Licenses

Licenses for public recreational bathing facilities must be renewed by May 15th each year.

Applications for a license are available here for facilities located in:

Bernards Township
Bernardsville Borough
Peapack and Gladstone Borough

*** Applications for a license for facilities located in Chester Borough, Long Hill Township, Mendham Borough, and Mendham Township can be obtained from the town’s Board of Health secretary.

Inspections

New Facilities: A pre-opening and operational inspection is required for all new public recreational bathing facilities.

Seasonal Facilities: A pre-opening and seasonal operational inspection is required for all seasonal public recreational bathing facilities.

Year-Round Facilities: Two operational inspections are required for all year-round public recreational bathing facilities.

Inspections for public recreational bathing facilities can be scheduled at: 908-204-3071.

The Bernards Township Health Department is a Contractual Health Agency serving: Bernards Township, Bernardsville Borough, Chester Borough,
Long Hill Township, Mendham Borough, Mendham Township, Peapack and Gladstone Borough.