Tips to Avoid Overexposure to UV Radiation this weekend

Spray With Caution:  Spray-on sunscreens are quick and easy, but more can end up in the air than on your skin. For best results, spray on your hands, rub it into your skin and use 2 coats. Better yet, use suntan lotion. Don’t Wait Until You’re Outside: Apply sunscreen before leaving the house. Some formulations can take […]

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May 24, 2024

2024 Partial (89%) Solar Eclipse

Image from NASA On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will cross North America, passing over Mexico, the United States, and Canada, creating a path of totality. During a total solar eclipse, the Moon completely blocks the Sun while it passes between the Sun and Earth. The sky will darken as if it were […]

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April 6, 2024

M 4.8 – 2024 Whitehouse Station, New Jersey Earthquake

The April 5, 2024, M 4.8 earthquake near Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, occurred as a result of oblique reverse and strike-slip faulting at shallow depths in the crust. Although this event did not occur near a plate boundary, such “intraplate” earthquakes can and do occur. While this earthquake is relatively small globally, earthquakes of this […]

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April 5, 2024

Happy International Women’s Day

Today we honor the strength, resilience, hard work, commitment and brilliance of women all over the world. On this day of March 8th, the International Women’s Day, we celebrate the incredible contributions to our women lifeguards. They continue to motivate, empower and impress generations of our past, current and future Smith Point lifeguards!

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March 8, 2024

Student Opportunity for Summer- Become a Lifeguard!

Tomorrow night is our LAST informational session for the 2024 season to learn about an exciting opportunity to become a Lifeguard! The session will take place on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 from 7:00 – 8:00pm at the Center Moriches Public Library. The Suffolk County Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking Youth interested in summer employment at local pools and beaches. You must […]

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January 30, 2024

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Kyle Messina, Newsday All-Long Island football first team 2023

ALL – Kyle Messina, Sayville, 6-0, 185, Jr. Messina was one of the top two-way players on Long Island. He rushed for 1,527 yards and 23 touchdowns. He also had 68 tackles, 39 solos, six interceptions, five tackles for a loss, and a sack. Congratulations Kyle Source:

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December 17, 2023

Corey Birsner 2023

Congratulations Corey on an incredible 11 years of dedicated service as a Smith Point Lifeguard! Your journey is nothing short of inspiring. Your dedication, passion, and unwavering commitment to the safety of beachgoers have made you an invaluable asset to the Smith Point community. Corey’s recent certification as a National EMT is a testament to […]

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September 22, 2023

2023 Summer Season is over

And we are off… and just like that the 2023 Summer 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 […]

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September 17, 2023

Hurricane Lee

Lee remains a large and powerful Hurricane… Hazardous surf and rip current conditions expected at beaches across the Western Atlantic all week, including Smith Point. Update: As of September 15, 2023, Hurricane Lee is a notable weather event in the Atlantic Ocean. Lee is currently a Category 3 hurricane, with sustained winds reaching up to […]

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September 12, 2023