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

Working together to keep our beaches clean

Created by Relic Sustainability, a soon to be federally recognized 501C3 Non-For-Profit Organization, the Coastal Collaborative focuses on bringing municipalities together with the community and local businesses to fund and establish trash gathering and disposal stations. By providing beachgoers with clean up stations, we are facilitating voluntary trash pick up and stimulating the community’s engagement […]

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August 24, 2021

It’s official: July was Earth’s hottest month on record

A collage of typical climate and weather-related events: floods, heatwaves, drought, hurricanes, wildfires and loss of glacial ice. (NOAA)Download Image July 2021 has earned the unenviable distinction as the world’s hottest month ever recorded, according to new global data released today by NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information.  “In this case, first place is the worst […]

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August 13, 2021