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

Smith Point Lifeguard Training Dates Announced

Our 2020 Smith Point Lifeguard training course for Smith Point, Cupsogue, and Meschutt starts on Saturday 3/14/2020 from 1pm-4pm at Suffolk Community College in Brentwood. Please arrive 15 minutes early to process your paperwork. Candidates will need to bring : ID with their date of birth on it, plus swimming and running attire. There will […]

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February 12, 2020

Vehicle In Surf At Smith Point Sparks Water Rescue

(Mastic Beach Fire Department Facebook photo.) The vehicle was seen in the surf at the Smith Point outer beach Saturday afternoon, fire department officials say. By Lisa Finn, Patch Staff Sep 21, 2019 9:07 pm ET SHIRLEY, NY — A vehicle was found in the surf at the Smith Point outer beach Saturday. The Mastic Beach […]

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September 21, 2019

2019 Summer Season is over!

And we are off… and just like that 2019 season is over. Please be safe, be smart and remember … always swim near a lifeguard! Beach Safety Tips1.Swim only in guarded area.2.Do not dive into shallow water.3.No ball playing or Frisbees on shore line.4.Never swim alone.5.Children should always swim with adult supervision.6.Check with lifeguards on […]

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September 3, 2019