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Thu 28 Jul
Stargazing Nights
Thursday, July 28, 2016 08:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

On Thursday evenings in July and August, New York State Parks and the local astronomy group, Amateur Observers Society, will be hosting an evening of stargazing fun. Bring your telescope or look through ours. Join us to explore the diamonds in the sky.

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

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.

Register Online

Meet at 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
Fri 29 Jul
Water Olympics
Friday, July 29, 2016 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

It's hot outside, and what better way to stay cool than playing with water. Using a variety of fun experiments, we will explore the properties of water.

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

Registration: Required
Sat 30 Jul
Nature Investigators
Saturday, July 30, 2016 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Calling all detectives! The Piping Plover eggs have gone missing! We have a few suspects and clues, but we need your help! Join us to solve The Case of the Missing Plover Eggs.

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

Registration: Required
Sun 31 Jul
Mid-Tide Splash
Sunday, July 31, 2016 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Get ready to get wet! We are taking you down to the bay to seine, collect, and identify animals that live in the bay. Make sure you wear shoes and clothes that are good for water.

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

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.

Register Online

Meet at West Bathhouse Pool

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

Registration: Required
Thu 04 Aug
Stargazing Nights
Thursday, August 4, 2016 08:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

On Thursday evenings in July and August, New York State Parks and the local astronomy group, Amateur Observers Society, will be hosting an evening of stargazing fun. Bring your telescope or look through ours. Join us to explore the diamonds in the sky.

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

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.

Register Online

Meet at 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
Sat 06 Aug
Beach Art
Saturday, August 6, 2016 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Explore the habitat around us and learn about all the resources at our finger tips. We will bring out your artistic side using shells and sand to create some beautiful art work!

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

Registration: Required
Sun 07 Aug
Wrack Line Walk
Sunday, August 7, 2016 01:30 PM - 03:00 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
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
Tiny Tots: “Nature Discoveries”
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3 -5.

Held on Wednesdays: 10:30 - 11:30 am and 1:30 - 2:30 pm.

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

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.

Register Online

Meet at West Bathhouse Pool

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

Registration: Required
Thu 11 Aug
Stargazing Nights
Thursday, August 11, 2016 08:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

On Thursday evenings in July and August, New York State Parks and the local astronomy group, Amateur Observers Society, will be hosting an evening of stargazing fun. Bring your telescope or look through ours. Join us to explore the diamonds in the sky.

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

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.

Register Online

Meet at 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
Fri 12 Aug
Mad Science Lab
Friday, August 12, 2016 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Calling all summer scientists! Join us as we beat the heat at the Nature Center with some weird, wacky classroom experiments!

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

Registration: Required
Sun 14 Aug
Baywalk
Sunday, August 14, 2016 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Let's take a walk to the beach and see what the bay left behind. On our walk we will learn about plants and animals that call this island their home

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

Registration: Required
Thu 18 Aug
Stargazing Nights
Thursday, August 18, 2016 08:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

On Thursday evenings in July and August, New York State Parks and the local astronomy group, Amateur Observers Society, will be hosting an evening of stargazing fun. Bring your telescope or look through ours. Join us to explore the diamonds in the sky.

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

Registration: Required
Fri 19 Aug
Mid-Tide Splash
Friday, August 19, 2016 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Get ready to get wet! We are taking you down to the bay to seine, collect, and identify animals that live in the bay. Make sure you wear shoes and clothes that are good for water.

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

Registration: Required
Sat 20 Aug
Nature Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, August 20, 2016 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Come by the nature center any time between 11am and 4pm for a fun self-guided scavenger hunt around the grounds. Take as much time as you need, and see what interesting things you can uncover.

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

Registration: Required
Thu 25 Aug
Stargazing Nights
Thursday, August 25, 2016 08:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

On Thursday evenings in July and August, New York State Parks and the local astronomy group, Amateur Observers Society, will be hosting an evening of stargazing fun. Bring your telescope or look through ours. Join us to explore the diamonds in the sky.

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

Registration: Required
Fri 26 Aug
Theodore Roosevelt Lecture
Friday, August 26, 2016 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Theodore Roosevelt's passion for the natural world began in childhood and only grew as he took up a strenuous life. Celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service and explore with Ranger Clayton Hanson the connections between Roosevelt's conservation writings and protected lands nearby and around the country.

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

Registration: Required
Sun 28 Aug
Baywalk
Sunday, August 28, 2016 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Let's take a walk to the beach and see what the bay left behind. On our walk we will learn about plants and animals that call this island their home.

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

Registration: Required
Wed 31 Aug
Tiny Tots: “Nature Discoveries”
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3 -5.

Held on Wednesdays: 10:30 - 11:30 am and 1:30 - 2:30 pm.

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

Registration: Required
Sat 03 Sep
Mid-Tide Splash
Saturday, September 3, 2016 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Get ready to get wet! We are taking you down to the bay to seine, collect, and identify animals that live in the bay. Make sure you wear shoes and clothes that are good for water.

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

Registration: Required
Sun 04 Sep
Taxidermy 101
Sunday, September 4, 2016 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Come to the Nature Center to learn the basics of this unique art form. In this first of two sessions, you will observe and learn technique. The second session will be held on a later date, and will consist of hands on learning with specimens provided.

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

Registration: Required
Sun 11 Sep
Baywalk
Sunday, September 11, 2016 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Let's take a walk to the beach and see what the bay left behind. On our walk we will learn about plants and animals that call this island their home.

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

Registration: Required
Wed 14 Sep
Tiny Tots: “Nature Discoveries”
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3 -5.

Held on Wednesdays: 10:30 - 11:30 am and 1:30 - 2:30 pm.

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

Registration: Required
Sun 25 Sep
Amazing Monarch
Sunday, September 25, 2016 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Monarch butterflies are making their way south. They fly along the shore line this time every year; migrating thousands of miles. Come discover these amazing insects and how they make their long trip to Mexico.

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

Registration: Required
Wed 28 Sep
Tiny Tots: “Nature Discoveries”
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3 -5.

Held on Wednesdays: 10:30 - 11:30 am and 1:30 - 2:30 pm.

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

Registration: Required