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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.

2024 Center Holiday Closings: 

1/01/24  New Year's Day

1/15/24 Martin Luther King Day 

2/19/24 Presidents Day

3/11/24 Mid-March Break

3/29/24 Good Friday

3/30/24 Holy Saturday

3/31/24 Easter Sunday 

4/1/24 Easter Monday 

5/27/24 Memorial Day 

6/13/24 In-Service (12-4)

6/21/24 Juneteenth National Independence 

7/4/24 Independence Day 

9/2/24 Labor Day 

10/14/24 Mid-October Break 

11/5/24 Election Day 

11/28/24 Thanksgiving 

11/29/24 Day after Thanksgiving 

12/24/24 Christmas Eve

12/25/24 Christmas Day

 1/1/25 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

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

Katie Opauski, MSW, LSW, MAT

Children's Services

609-494-8861 Ext. 114

Colleen Yerves


609-494-8861 Ext. 105

For St. Francis Parish Info
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