Tropical Storm Isaias closes Smith Point, Cupsogue and Meschutt.

Due to Tropical Storm Isaias Suffolk County Beaches, Smith Point, Cupsogue and Meschutt, will be closed at 11 AM today, 8/4/20. Isaias was downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm overnight. Isaias is still expected to deliver wind gusts of up to 70 mph to Long Island. The National Weather Service in New York […]

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August 4, 2020

Dead Whale Washed up at Smith Point

On July 18th, the Smith Point Lifeguards responded to a deceased whale drifting approximately .75 miles off the main tower. The animal was already deceased once lifeguards arrived on scene. It should be noted that dead whales floating in the Ocean attract other marine life that may feed on it. It would be foolish, irresponsible […]

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July 18, 2020

Ceremony for TWA Flight 800 victims canceled

Family and friends of those aboard have gathered on shore line of Smith Point Beach in Shirley on the east end of Fire Island to remember those lost during the TWA Flight 800 for the past 23 years. The annual ceremony this year, however, due to the COIVD19 pandemic originally scheduled for Friday, was canceled.

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July 17, 2020

Smith Point Junior Lifeguard Program is cancelled for 2020 season

Even though Smith Point and Cupsogue beaches are open and look completely different…It is with much disappointment we have to announce that the Smith Point Junior Lifeguard Program for the 2020 season is officially cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Safety is always number one priority. We have no choice but to cancel this […]

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June 2, 2020

Smith Point Lifeguard Training is BACK ON!

Attention anyone interested in becoming a Suffolk County Lifeguard candidates for 2020 season.This year‘s social distancing lifeguard training program is set to begin and the dates will be as follows:Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020Thursday, June 4th, 2020Tuesday, June 9th, 2020Thursday, June 11th, 2020 Tuesday, June 16th, 2020 Thursday, June 18th, 2020Time for all sessions will be […]

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May 28, 2020

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Stay Safe Suffolk County

Smith Point and Cupsogue Open – Lifeguards 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Smith Point and Cupsogue open to Suffolk County Residents Only – Please have your Green Key or Driver’s License ready upon entry to the toll booth Meschutt Beach and Parking Lot Closed Outer Beaches Open with 2020 Outer Beach Permit Click Here for Outer […]

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May 22, 2020

Update From Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on New York’s reopening plan

I write to update you on the COVID-19 pandemic and share some news on the state’s reopening process.   Starting today, five regions of New York — Mohawk Valley, Central New York, Southern Tier, the North Country and the Finger Lakes — begin Phase One of reopening. Every business is required to develop a written plan […]

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May 16, 2020

Smith Point and Cupsogue to open Friday before the Memorial Day Weekend.

Photo credit Nicole Pikulik: Pictured is Jake Kolar during run-swim-run at East Hampton Tournament Governor Cuomo announced Friday that state and local beaches statewide will be able to reopen the Friday before Memorial Day, with a 50%-capacity rule and other measures in place to avoid a resurgence of the virus. Counties and municipalities can opt […]

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May 15, 2020