Lewis Morris County Park – Sunrise Lake Beach Club

Lewis Morris County Park – Sunrise Lake Beach Club

270 Mendham Road
Morris Township, NJ 07960

270 Mendham Road
Morris Township, NJ 07960

T: (973) 267 - 4351

Hours:
M-F: See Below in Hours of Operation
Sat-Sun: See Below in Hours of Operation

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Sunrise Lake Beach Club is the perfect spot to spend a summer day with family and friends. Open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day, there is something for everyone to enjoy when visiting. Find a spot on the beach to sunbathe, take a trip down the inflatable Zoom Flume slides, test your skills on the inflatable obstacle course, rent a paddle boat, or splash around in the lake. There are several first come, first served picnic tables and a reservable beach tent area that make Sunrise Lake Beach Club a popular choice for family picnics. Don’t forget our specialty programs and packages designed for families with toddlers, birthday parties, and camp/group visits.

Set within Lewis Morris Park, Sunrise Lake Beach Club is a great spot for the whole family to spend a fun-filled day at the beach right here in Morris County.

Hours of Operation

Sunrise Lake Beach Club is open Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day. Weather permitting, hours are subject to change due to Lifeguard availability. Areas of the water (deep end and Wibit) may open and close throughout the day depending on staff availability. For schedule updates or closures please call ahead 973.267.4351.

2024 Season Schedule

  • May 25 – June 16
    • Monday – Friday: CLOSED
    • Saturday – Sunday: 10:30am – 6:00pm
  • June 19 – August 23
    • Monday – Tuesday: CLOSED
    • Wednesday – Friday: 12:30pm – 6:00pm
    • Saturday – Sunday: 10:30am – 6:00pm
  • August 24 – September 2
    • Monday – Friday: CLOSED
    • Saturday – Sunday: 10:30am – 6:00pm
  • Holiday Hours
    • Memorial Day: 10:30am – 6:00pm
    • July 4th: 10:30am – 6:00pm
    • Labor Day: 10:30am – 6:00pm

Follow us! @SunriseLakeBeachClub for more information, promotions, and closure notifications.

Reservations

Daily Admission Passes

Daily admission can be purchased on-site or online: Click here

Beach Tent Rentals

The 20’ x 30’ Beach Tent can accommodate groups up to 50 people, making it the perfect choice for your next family picnic, birthday party, or corporate outing.

Available:

  • Wednesdays – Fridays (June 19 – August 23): 12:30pm – 5:30pm
  • Saturdays – Sundays (June 1 – August 25): 11:00am – 5:00pm
  • Not available on Holidays

Birthday Parties

Enjoy two (2) hours of beach access with your family and friends to celebrate someone specials birthday. This package includes beach access and swimming (shallow and deep water) for 20 children and 20 adults.

Available:

  • Wednesdays – Fridays (June 19 – August 23); 4:30pm – 6:30pm
  • Saturdays – Sundays (June 1 – August 25); 9:00am – 11:00am
  • Not available on Holidays

Pricing:

  • $275
  • Available Add-Ons:
    • Additional Guests
    • Extra Time
    • Wibit Use
    • Boat Rentals

Camp/Group Visits

Groups over 25, organizations, and/or camps wishing to visit Sunrise Lake Beach Club are required to secure beach access prior to their visit.  Please contact the Recreation Department for more information.

Available:

  • Timeslots vary based on headcount

Pricing varies, contact the Recreation Department for availability and pricing.

Exclusive Wibit Rentals

Exclusive Wibit Rentals allow for you to secure private access on the Wibit for you and your friends and family.

Exclusive Wibit Rentals are also great for sports teams, corporate groups, clubs, and organizations.

Rules & Regulations

Bathing Rules and Regulations

1. Swim suits are required to go in the water. Gym shorts, jeans, spandex, etc. will not be permitted.

2. Running, rough play, spitting, use of abusive language, and offensive conduct are prohibited.

3. Patrons must swim only in designated areas and only when lifeguards are on duty.

4. Rafts, masks, or any other aquatic equipment are prohibited.

5. Playing ball is prohibited.

6. Persons under the influence of alcohol or drugs are not permitted on the premises.

7. Refreshments shall be permitted only in areas specifically designated by the Park Commission.

8. Membership, registration, and admission fees are established and revised from time to time by the Park Commission.

9. Each patron of the swimming facilities shall be required to possess and produce verification of admission to an authorized representative of the Commission upon request.

10. Each patron shall conform with the directions of the facility manager, lifeguard, or authorized representative of the Commission in the performance of their duties.

11. Children under 14 years of age shall use the bathing facilities only when accompanied by an adult.

12. Children shall be constantly supervised by a parent or other responsible and competent adult.

13. No animals or pets of any kind are allowed in the bathing area.

14. The Commission will not be responsible for loss of property caused by theft, damage, or other casualty, nor for personal injuries.

15. Groups of 25 or more persons and any group arriving by bus are required to make reservations in advance.

Boating Rules and Regulations

1. All patrons are required to wear life preservers.

2. Patrons shall refrain from rocking, tipping, or otherwise operating the boat in an unsafe manner.

3. Boats shall dock at designated areas only. Landing boats at any area other than the designated boat dock is strictly prohibited.

4. Patrons utilizing boats shall maintain a safe distance from the dam or other hazardous areas.

5. Patrons are required to remain seated in the boats at all times. Bathing or jumping in the water from the boats is prohibited.

6. Patrons will be required to return the boats to the dock when the lake is deemed unsafe by the boat attendant or Park Commission representative.

7. Patrons are required to conform to limits on the number of occupants and weight load per boat, as designated by the capacity/weight specifications listed on the boat.

8. Food or drink is prohibited on any boat.

9. Any patron destroying Park Commission property will be directed to leave and be further liable for damages.

10. Each patron shall conform with the directions of the Facility Manager, Boat Attendant, Park Police Officer, or any other authorized representative of the Park Commission in the performance of their duties.

11. Pets are prohibited on any boat.

12. Children under the age of 14 in boats must be accompanied by an adult.

No Smoking Policy

The Morris County Park Commission has recently announced a No Smoking Policy banning all smoking including burning of, inhaling from, exhaling the smoke from or the possession of a lighted cigar, cigarette, pipe or any other matter of substance which contains tobacco or any other matter that can be smoked, or the inhaling or exhaling of smoke or vapor from an electronic smoking device. Click here for more details. Thank you for your continued support!

Rates

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2023 Season Rates

Daily Beach AccessWeekdayWeekend/Holiday
Adult (18-64)$12.00$16.00
Senior (65 and older)$10.00$14.00
Child (5-17)$10.00$14.00
Child (4 and under)FreeFree
Online Presale (All Ages)$10.00$14.00
$2.00 discount with proof of Morris County Residency (onsite)
Add Ons
Wibit (20 minute session)$3.00
4 person Paddle Boat (30 minutes)$10.00
2 person Paddle Boat (30 minutes)$5.00

NO REFUNDS

Credits/Transfers will only be offered if a pass is purchased and the lake does not open.

For schedule updates or closures, please call 973-267-4351 or check our Facebook or Instagram (@SunriseLakeBeachClub)

Passes are Available: At least 14 days in advance

Types of Passes for Purchase:

  • Morning Session Passes: purchase ONLINE at least 24 hours in advance
  • Daily Passes: ONLINE 24 Hours in advance or ONSITE day-of
Plan Your Visit

Beach passes can be purchased online or on-site. We recommend purchasing passes online ahead of time to secure your spot click here and skip the line!

Outside food and beverage is permitted (no alcohol, no glass). Snacks are available to purchase on-site as well.

Make sure to bring all of your own beach gear. Beach chairs, umbrellas, towels, sunblock, etc. are not available to purchase or rent.

There is a reservable tent on the beach. There are also limited Adirondack Chairs for use on a first come first served basis.

To learn about hiking trails and other information about Lewis Morris Park click here.

Programs & Activities

Wibit (Inflatable Obstacle Course)

Sessions available daily when the facility is open to the public; to inquire about public sessions, call 973-267-4351.

  • Must be 7 years old or older and pass our facility swim test
  • Tickets must be purchased on-site (beach admission not included)
  • Sessions are 20 minutes and typically begin at the top of each hour

Munchkin Mondays

Sunrise Lake provides an opportunity for parents/guardians to bring their toddler to enjoy the beach and the water. Your little ones will love exploring new surroundings while playing with others their own age!

Available:

  • Mondays, June 3 – August 26
  • 9am – 11:30am

Pricing:

  • Adults are $8.00; Children 4 and under are FREE

Paddle Boating

Paddle boating is available during regular beach hours. The last boat is rented 45 minutes prior to the closing time for the beach.

  • You must be 14 yrs. or older to ride without an adult.
  • Lifejackets MUST be worn by everyone on the boat regardless of your swimming ability.
  • Boating fee is separate from the beach access fee. See the Rates tab for prices.

Campout on the Beach

Family Friendly – All ages.

Saturday, June 14, 2024

Join us for a night of camping on the beach at Sunrise Lake Beach Club! Enjoy an evening full of s’mores, stargazing, and campfire stories while creating unforgettable memories. Fall asleep to the gentle sounds of the lake and wake up with a stunning sunrise. Don’t miss this unique opportunity for the whole family to unwind and connect with nature.

Registration not open yet for 2024

Date: Friday, June 14, 2024 (Rain Date: June 21, 2024)

Time: 4:00pm – 9:30am

Location: Sunrise Lake Beach Club, Lewis Morris Park, 270 Mendham Road, Morristown

Cost: $65 per family

Contact: Preregistration is required. For more information, call 973.326.7616 or email recreation@morrisparks.net

Camp Sunrise Lake

Camp Information Packet

2024 CAMP DATES

Camp Sunrise Lake

  • Week 1: July 8-12
  • Week 2: July 15-19
  • Week 3: July 22-26

For waitlist information contact the Recreation Department at 973-326-7616

CAMP INFORMATION:

  • Camp Size: 70 Campers, 15 CIT’s per week
  • Times: 9:00am-3:30pm
  • Accepting Campers Ages 5-11
  • Accepting CIT’s Ages 12-14 (prerequisite: 1 year Camp Sunrise Lake experience)
  • Early Registration (3/1/24-3/31/24): $300 per week, per camper
  • Regular Registration (On or After 4/1/24): $315 per week, per camper

More information can be found here.

DROP OFF
  • Morning Explorers: 8:15 am
  • CIT’s: 8:30am
  • Campers: 8:45am
PICK UP
  • Campers & CIT’s: 3:30pm
  • Afternoon Explorers: 4:00pm
  • Swim Lessons: 4:00pm
MORNING EXPLORERS
  • Early drop off (8:15 am)
  • Limit 10 campers per week
  • $35 per camper, per week
AFTERNOON EXPLORERS
  • Extended Stay (4:00 pm pick up)
  • Limit 10 campers per week
  • $35 per camper, per week
SWIM LESSONS
  • Intro Level (5-6 year olds)
  • Beginner/Intermediate (6-7 year olds)
  • Monday-Friday 3:30pm-4:00pm, directly after camp
  • $50 per camper, per week

To make a reservation, please contact the Recreation Department – recreation@morrisparks.net