Water Safety Tip of the Week #7

Keep the Beach and Water Clean: Nobody likes to see the beach or water littered with trash. Even in places where beach cleaning services pick up trash daily, it may linger on the beach for hours, causing an unsightly mess and threatening the health of birds and animals. Do your part. Pick up after yourself […]

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August 2, 2019

Smith Point Bridge will be CLOSED

Smith Point Bridge will be CLOSED 7-9AM this Sunday, August 4, 2019, for the annual Smith Point Triathlon. No cars to cross over the bridge and no tall ships to cross under. The Smith Point Triathlon starts at Smith Point County Park, with a fast 500 meter Narrow Bay swim and continues on to a […]

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August 1, 2019

Smith Point Wins – 2019 “Joe W. Dooley” Long Island Lifeguard Championship

Photo Credit: Nikole Pikulik On Monday, July 29th, lifeguards from across Long Island came together for a day of intense competition to see who is the best on the Island. Many times the competition resembles the USLA National Lifeguard Championships, as year after year, the same individuals wind up competing for the same title at […]

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July 31, 2019

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Kevin Krause (Class of 1994) inducted into Smith Point Hall of Fame

From L-R; Kevin Krause, Marty Viera, Matt Moran 16 x Long Island & Regional Champion 11 x National Age Group Champion 6 x New York State Track Champion One of Top Ironman Competitors in the World Top 20 American Finisher Boston Marathon Elite Lifeguard Competitor for 28 Years Zero Drownings During Lifeguard Tenure

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July 30, 2019

Matt Moran (Class of 1993) inducted into Smith Point Hall of Fame

From L-R; Kevin Krause, Marty Viera, Matt Moran 9 x Long Island Champion 2K and 4 x 100 2000 USLA National Champion 2 Mile Run/Smith Point’s First Ever Individual National Champion 8 x National Medalist 2K, 4 X 100 Suffolk County 1/2 Marathon Champion 2 x SUNY Cortland Track Coach of the Year Zero Drownings […]

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July 30, 2019

Allison Hoffman (Class of 2000) inducted into Smith Point Hall of Fame

2001 & 2003 National Champion 2 Mile Run Smith Point First Ever Woman National Champion 6 x National Medalist Division I Scholarship to Duke University 4 x ACC ALL-EAST COAST Ph.D. in Naturopathic Medicine Zero Drownings During Lifeguard Tenure Dr. Allison Hofmann is a board certified Naturopathic Doctor, a 2010 graduate of Bastyr University. Dr. […]

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July 30, 2019

2019 Junior Lifeguards Week #3

10:00 – 10:05 AM Introduction 10:05- 10:25 AM – One Mile Beach Run; Runners will race a half a mile down the beach to a flag about which they turn clockwise and proceed back to the starting point where they will finish. The Start/Finish and turn around the flag are located in the soft sand. […]

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July 29, 2019

2019 East Hampton Main Beach Lifeguard Tournament

Another year, another great event. Fans, young and old, layered a dozen rows deep, enjoying great competition. Long Island lifeguards from as far as Jones Beach and as close as East Hampton gathered around for their chance to show their athleticism and prowess. Smith Point Lifeguards didn’t disappoint with another great performance at East Hampton […]

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July 27, 2019

Upgrades at Suffolk parks expand access for people with disabilities

On Friday, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced new purchases and projects at three county beaches to increase accessibility, especially for those who are disabled. The improvements at Smith Point County Park, Cupsogue Beach County Park and Meschutt Beach County Park include installation of blue mobility mats on the sand to help people get closer to […]

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July 26, 2019