Are you interested in becoming an Ocean Lifeguard?

Anyone interested in becoming an Ocean or Stillwater Lifeguard for Suffolk County Parks? Our 3 beaches are; Smith Point, Cupsogue and Meschutt. The 2022 Training course dates are tentatively Sundays from 1:00-4:00pm on 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15 and 5/22 at Suffolk Community College Riverhead Campus Pool. (121 Speonk Riverhead Rd, Riverhead, NY 11901) […]

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March 1, 2022


Recycle your Christmas tree with S.C.Parks at Smith Point Beach!

Recycle your Christmas tree with us at Smith Point Beach! We will be accepting trees again this year to help preserve the dunes through the winter. Trees will be accepted daily from 8:30 am-3:30 pm. Upon arrival, check in at the office and they will direct you to the tree drop off location. Please call […]

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December 29, 2021

Smith Point Light Show

Girls Scouts of Suffolk County and County Executive Steven Bellone present – Smith Point Light Show. November 27, 2021 – January 9, 2022 • Smith Point County Park (Closed Dec. 24, 25, 31 & Jan. 1)   NEW THIS YEAR: Purchase Refreshments at the Show! Our show snack pack includes a bottle of water and a […]

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November 18, 2021

Smith Point Beach Clean Up

On September 18, volunteers at Smith Point Beach in Shirley celebrated the international coastal cleanup day by ridding the beach of litter, fishing lines, and other forms of waste that pose a threat to the marine ecosystem. Thank you to all volunteers! Source: Tri Hamlet News

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September 18, 2021

9/11… Twenty years later

Today, we honor and remember the people and heroes we have lost, we send our thoughts, love and support to their families and loved ones. We will never forget their service or sacrifice.

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September 11, 2021

2021 Summer Season is Over

And we are off… and just like the 2021 “COVID19 – Delta 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 […]

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September 6, 2021

Annual Skin Check

As we transition from summer into back-to-school season, things are bound to get a little busier. Now is a great time to see a dermatologist. An annual skin exam is an important part of preventative healthcare routine for lifeguards. A skin exam helps detect skin cancer before it spreads and when it’s at its most treatable. […]

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September 1, 2021