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Sat 04 Jun
Horseshoe Crab Walk
Saturday, June 4, 2016 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Did you know that horseshoe crabs are called "living fossils" because they have been on earth since before dinosaurs? Join us as we explore the lives of these fascinating creatures, as well as some of the other spring visitors.

$4.00 per adult (18+) $4.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free.

 

Registration: Required
Tue 07 Jun
Father's Day
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short programs, walks, animal visitors, and crafts.

Children ages 3 -5. Two sessions: 10:3-11:30 and 1:30-2:30

$4.00 per adult (18+) $4.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free.

Registration: Required
Sat 11 Jun
Beach Combing
Saturday, June 11, 2016 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

From shells to beach glass, the tide can leave some amazing things up on shore. Join us for a beach walk and discover what fun treasures could be waiting for you in the sand.

$4.00 per adult (18+) $4.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free.

Registration: Required
Sun 12 Jun
Plover Hike
Sunday, June 12, 2016 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Join us for a walk around the West End beachfront as we observe the nesting area of the endangered piping plover, as well as other nesting shore birds in the area.

$4.00 per adult (18+) $4.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free.

Registration: Required
Tue 21 Jun
T-Shirt Time
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short programs, walks, animal visitors, and crafts.

Children ages 3 -5. Two sessions: 10:30-11:30 and 1:30-2:30

$4.00 per adult (18+) $4.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free.

Registration: Required
Fri 24 Jun
What Goes Bump in the Night
Friday, June 24, 2016 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Creatures who are active at night often have to rely on other senses than sight. Could you do the same? Join us at the Nature Center to find out, and then take a walk on our boardwalk as we try to identify nighttime beach sounds.  

$4.00 per adult (18+) $4.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free.

Registration: Required
Sat 25 Jun
Nature Sketching 101
Saturday, June 25, 2016 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

In this introductory sketching program we will cover some basic art techniques and learn how to look at nature in a different way. We will supply basic art supplies, but feel free to bring extras.

$4.00 per adult (18+) $4.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free.                   

Registration: Required
Sun 26 Jun
Nature T's
Sunday, June 26, 2016 01:30 AM - 03:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

We will start with beach combing and collecting some tools from we find in nature, then head back to our working stations to create our very own summer nature inspired t-shirt.

Come dressed for a mess! Bring your own shirt. 

$4.00 per adult (18+) $4.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free.

Registration: Required
Mon 04 Jul
2016 Astoria Bank July 4th Fireworks at Jones Beach State Park
Monday, July 4, 2016 09:30 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

Spectators will be entertained with vibrant colors and awesome sounds simulcast to a musical array of patriotic songs. This memorable day will make a lasting impression for all Long Islanders and our visitors.

Wed 06 Jul
Jones Beach Learn-to-Swim
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

The Learn-to-Swim program will be a 6-week session. Each class is 45 minutes long (Adult lessons are 60 minutes) and meets once a week for six weeks, July 6th through August 10th.

West Bathhouse Pool

6:00pm -7:00PM Adult Beginner Class

Registration: Required
Fri 08 Jul
Jones Beach Learn-to-Swim
Friday, July 8, 2016
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

The Learn-to-Swim program will be a 6-week session. Each class is 45 minutes long (Adult lessons are 60 minutes) and meets once a week for six weeks, July 8th through August 12th.

West Bathhouse Pool

8-8:45AM Level 3 Level 2
9-9:45AM Level 2 Level 1
10-10:45AM Level 1, Preschool Level 1
11-11:45AM Parent & Child

Registration: Required
Wed 13 Jul
Jones Beach Learn-to-Swim
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

The Learn-to-Swim program will be a 6-week session. Each class is 45 minutes long (Adult lessons are 60 minutes) and meets once a week for six weeks, July 6th through August 10th.

West Bathhouse Pool

6:00pm -7:00PM Adult Beginner Class

Registration: Required
Fri 15 Jul
Jones Beach Learn-to-Swim
Friday, July 15, 2016
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

The Learn-to-Swim program will be a 6-week session. Each class is 45 minutes long (Adult lessons are 60 minutes) and meets once a week for six weeks, July 8th through August 12th.

West Bathhouse Pool

8-8:45AM Level 3 Level 2
9-9:45AM Level 2 Level 1
10-10:45AM Level 1, Preschool Level 1
11-11:45AM Parent & Child

Registration: Required
Wed 20 Jul
Jones Beach Learn-to-Swim
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

The Learn-to-Swim program will be a 6-week session. Each class is 45 minutes long (Adult lessons are 60 minutes) and meets once a week for six weeks, July 6th through August 10th.

West Bathhouse Pool

6:00pm -7:00PM Adult Beginner Class

Registration: Required
Fri 22 Jul
Jones Beach Learn-to-Swim
Friday, July 22, 2016
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

The Learn-to-Swim program will be a 6-week session. Each class is 45 minutes long (Adult lessons are 60 minutes) and meets once a week for six weeks, July 8th through August 12th.

West Bathhouse Pool

8-8:45AM Level 3 Level 2
9-9:45AM Level 2 Level 1
10-10:45AM Level 1, Preschool Level 1
11-11:45AM Parent & Child

Registration: Required
Wed 27 Jul
Jones Beach Learn-to-Swim
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

The Learn-to-Swim program will be a 6-week session. Each class is 45 minutes long (Adult lessons are 60 minutes) and meets once a week for six weeks, July 6th through August 10th.

West Bathhouse Pool

6:00pm -7:00PM Adult Beginner Class

Registration: Required
Fri 29 Jul
Jones Beach Learn-to-Swim
Friday, July 29, 2016
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

The Learn-to-Swim program will be a 6-week session. Each class is 45 minutes long (Adult lessons are 60 minutes) and meets once a week for six weeks, July 8th through August 12th.

West Bathhouse Pool

8-8:45AM Level 3 Level 2
9-9:45AM Level 2 Level 1
10-10:45AM Level 1, Preschool Level 1
11-11:45AM Parent & Child

Registration: Required
Wed 03 Aug
Jones Beach Learn-to-Swim
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

The Learn-to-Swim program will be a 6-week session. Each class is 45 minutes long (Adult lessons are 60 minutes) and meets once a week for six weeks, July 6th through August 10th.

West Bathhouse Pool

6:00pm -7:00PM Adult Beginner Class

Registration: Required
Fri 05 Aug
Jones Beach Learn-to-Swim
Friday, August 5, 2016
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

The Learn-to-Swim program will be a 6-week session. Each class is 45 minutes long (Adult lessons are 60 minutes) and meets once a week for six weeks, July 8th through August 12th.

West Bathhouse Pool

8-8:45AM Level 3 Level 2
9-9:45AM Level 2 Level 1
10-10:45AM Level 1, Preschool Level 1
11-11:45AM Parent & Child

Registration: Required
Mon 08 Aug
Summer Run Series
Monday, August 8, 2016 07:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

Entry Fee for Tier 1 opens April 1st to the first 2,500 entrants and includes all 8 races - $70.00 individual registration. Tier 2 opens to the first 1,500 entrants when Tier 1 reaches capacity and includes 4 races only – individual registration is $55.00.

In person registration: Long Island State Park Headquarters 625 Belmont Ave, West Babylon, NY 11704

Online registration: Active.com or flrrt.com

Printable Application and Information

No Day of Race Registration

Locations, Dates and Distances – All races begin at 7:00PM

Heckscher – June 13th – 5 miles
Sunken Meadow – June 20th – 10K
Belmont Lake – June 27th – 5K
Bethpage – July 11th – 5K
Hempstead Lake – July 18th - 4K
Caumsett – July 25th – 5K
Robert Moses – August 1st – 5K
Jones Beach – August 8th – 5 miles

Registration: Required
Wed 10 Aug
Jones Beach Learn-to-Swim
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

The Learn-to-Swim program will be a 6-week session. Each class is 45 minutes long (Adult lessons are 60 minutes) and meets once a week for six weeks, July 6th through August 10th.

West Bathhouse Pool

6:00pm -7:00PM Adult Beginner Class

Registration: Required
Fri 12 Aug
Jones Beach Learn-to-Swim
Friday, August 12, 2016
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

The Learn-to-Swim program will be a 6-week session. Each class is 45 minutes long (Adult lessons are 60 minutes) and meets once a week for six weeks, July 8th through August 12th.

West Bathhouse Pool

8-8:45AM Level 3 Level 2
9-9:45AM Level 2 Level 1
10-10:45AM Level 1, Preschool Level 1
11-11:45AM Parent & Child

Registration: Required