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

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: www.newsday.com

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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

What is a ‘rip current’?

A rip current is a specific type of water current that can occur near beaches where waves break. A rip is a strong, localized, and narrow current of water that moves directly away from the shore by cutting through the lines of breaking waves, like a river flowing out to sea. (wiki) When you get […]

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September 3, 2023

The 22nd annual Smith Point Bridge 5K Run for Literacy

The 22nd annual Smith Point Bridge 5K Run for Literacy will take place on Saturday, September 9th, 2023. The magnificent backdrop of the beautiful Atlantic Ocean and white sand beaches make this race a landmark event on the Long Island racing calendar. Proceeds help support the Community Library’s Family Literacy Project, the William Floyd High […]

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September 3, 2023

Tim Delaney, nearly 50-year lifeguard at Smith Point County Park, has staircase to beach named in his honor

By Robert Brodsky robert.brodsky@newsday.com@BrodskyRobert Updated August 31, 2023 3:49 pm For nearly 50 years, Tim Delaney has manned his perch in the lifeguard chair at Smith Point County Park, diligently watching that swimmers remained safe in Suffolk County waters. On Thursday, Suffolk officials honored Delaney as the staircase leading to Smith Point’s beach was renamed for him. “The lifeguards […]

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September 1, 2023

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2023 Summer Season extended

On Thursday, August 31st, 2023 Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced that Smith Point beach will remained open for two more weekends. The dates and hours of operations will be 9/9/23, 9/10/23, 9/16/23 and 9/17/23 from 10 AM – 5:30 PM.

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August 31, 2023