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Welcome to  

Celebrating 50 years of Service 

St. Francis Community Center 



Still, "The Center of it ALL"

Founded in 1972, Long Beach Island Community Center, Inc. (LBICC), known as St. Francis Community Center, offers a wide variety of services and programs aimed at meeting the needs of residents of Ocean County, regardless of age, race, gender, nationality, religious affiliation, handicapping condition or socioeconomic status. Services offered include: Preschool; Senior Center; Aquatic Center; Counseling Center; Family Support Services, Youth Program; Educational Support Services; Recreation Program; Volunteer Program and many Special Events. The Center’s facilities include: A regulation gymnasium; competition-size indoor pool; and two heated outdoor pools.

Recreation & Athletics

Recreation & Athletics

Check Out Our Great Sports Offerings



LBI's Aquatic Center Learn More

Children's Services

Children's Services

Learn About Our Children's Programs Here

Counseling Services

Counseling Services

Affordable Trauma Informed Psychotherapy

CSVA Program

CSVA Program

Reach Out To Become A Confidential Sexual Violence Advocate

Vacation Club

Vacation Club

Learn About Our Summer Camp Program For Children

Educational Services

Educational Services

Learn About Our Educational Opportunities

Family Support

Family Support

Family Support Options Are Available Click Here

Senior Services

Senior Services

We Offer Ways To Help Seniors Live Better

Food Pantry

Food Pantry

St. Francis's Food Pantry Information

Anonymous Self Help

Anonymous Self Help

Learn About Local Meetings Of AA & Al -Anon

Special Events &18 Mile Run

Special Events &18 Mile Run

Fall's Biggest Sporting Event On LBI



St. Francis Offers Several Opportunities For Volunteering - Check Them Out Here!

Alone,We Can Do So Little.
Together, We Can Do So Much.
- Community Means Everything

2023 Center Holiday Closings: 

1/01,02/2023  New Year's Day

2/20/23 Presidents Day

3/13/23 Mid-March Break

4/7/23 Good Friday

4/8/23 Holy Saturday

4/9/23 Easter Sunday 

4/10/23 Easter Monday 

5/29/23 Memorial Day 

6/19/23 Juneteenth National Independence 

7/4/23 Independence Day 

9/4/23 Labor Day 

10/9/23 Mid-October Break 

11/7/23 Election Day 

11/23/23 Thanksgiving 

11/24/23 Day after Thanksgiving 

12/24/23 Christmas Eve

12/25/23 Christmas Day

12/26/23 Christmas Day Observed 

1/1/24 New Years Day 

Just The Facts

Location: 4700 Long Beach Blvd,

Long Beach Township, NJ 08008-3926.
Phone: 609-494-8861

Business Hours:
Monday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am –9:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm

Sunday: Closed

We reserve the right to cancel any class or activity due to insufficient enrollment.

Classes or activities may also be cancelled because of hazardous weather conditions.

Emergency Information
Available on the Community Center’s answering machine and on the following radio stations and websites:

92.7 WOBM; 100.1 WJRZ; B98.5; or 107.1 The Breeze;,, or


Para Nuestra Comunidad Hispana
Es nuestro placer anunciar que en nuestro centro comunitario hay personas que hablan Español. Estas personas pueden ayudar con
cualquier necesidad. Si usted

We're Always Looking For Volunteers

Volunteering is a Community Tradition at St. Francis
Each year, over 1,100 people volunteer countless hours of service in order to help others.

Our volunteers make things happen throughout our community and inspire all of us with their compassion, energy, enthusiasm and stamina.

Volunteer opportunities are available in the following areas: Youth Basketball Coaches, Poster & Brochure Distribution,Festival of the Sea,

18 Mile Run, Super Plunge Sunday, Special Events, Senior Services & Human Concerns.
If interested in volunteering, please contact (609) 494-8861ext. 107

For St. Francis Parish Info
Please See

Connect with us 

Wendy Saunders, LCSW

Executive Director

609-494-8861 Ext. 162

Amy Bodine, LSW

Human Resources

609-494-8861 Ext. 122

Amanda DeFusco

Public Relations 

609-494-8861 Ext. 118

Michelle DiBella

Special Events - Volunteers

609-494-8861 Ext. 107

Danielle Dunne, LPC

Counseling Services

609-494-8861 Ext. 131

Linda Falb

Senior Services

609-494-8861 Ext. 111

Lauren Miele

Educational and Career Services

Stacey Kelsall, CRMA


609-494-8861 Ext. 119

Breanne La Marco, LCSW

Family Support Services

609-494-8861 Ext. 182

Amy Marks

Community Developement

609-494-8861 Ext.102

Katie Opauski, MSW, LSW, MAT

Children's Services

609-494-8861 Ext. 114

Colleen Yerves


609-494-8861 Ext. 105

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