Summer Water Activities On Long Island

Beat the heat this summer and enjoy what Long Island is known for: water. From beautiful beaches and bays to water parks and aquatic sports, there’s plenty to do on this island we all call home.

Cooper’s Beach (Photo by Kazuko Oguma via Flickr / CC by 2.0)

Cooper’s Beach

268 Meadow Lane, Southampton

Take a day trip to the beautiful Cooper’s Beach in Southampton and experience the stunning white sandy shore. It is consistently listed as one of the top beaches in America because of its peaceful and serene landscape. Grab an umbrella, snag a towel and enjoy the view of the Atlantic Ocean.

At Cooper’s Beach, facilities include a concession stand, bathhouse and chair and umbrella rental. Even with parking that can cost around $40, the views are unbeatable.

LB Wake and Watersports

10 Broadway, Island Park

Have some fun with LB Wake and Watersports, a great company that can help you experience the entertaining thrill of watersports and all it has to offer. The company offers JetSki rentals, flyboard sessions, private island parties, wakesurf lessons and wakeboard lessons as well.

You can also book fishing boat charters for up to a full day on the water with your friends and family to take full advantage of Long Island’s prime aquatic location.

(Photo source: Splish Splash Facebook)

Splish Splash Water Park

2549 Splish Splash Drive, Calverton

Splish Splash is the place to be if you are in need of a cool down on a hot summer day. With more than 20 slides and attractions to choose from, the water park offers many options to ensure a fun experience. Splish Splash also has a lazy river, wave pools, kiddie rides and much more for your family and friends. There is also the option of renting a cabana, which will provide a relaxing and shaded area for the duration of the day.

Hamptons Boat Rental

51 Division St., Unit 201, Sag Harbor

Renting a boat and sailing around the Hamptons for a day is the essence of summer. The Hamptons is an area with endless opportunity and you’ll rarely find that you’re bored if you venture out to sea. From traveling to Shelter Island, going on Sag Harbor Boat Tours, visiting the many harbors and dining at luxurious restaurants, there are entertaining activities everywhere you look. Explore and appreciate the beauty of the Hamptons with the help of Hamptons Boat Rental.

Long Island Canoe Kayak Rentals at Treasure Cove Resort Marina

469 East Main St., Riverhead

Discover the natural beauty of Long Island by traveling across the local waterways of the area. Traveling across the Peconic River, the company offers rentals for canoes, kayaks, stand up paddle boards, fishing poles, electric tour boards and bicycle rentals. Also, guided tours are available for purchase throughout the summer. You can travel and view the beautiful surrounding scenery for a few hours or even an entire day depending on what you desire. A relaxing summer get-away for the family to enjoy.

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Dylan Spilko
Dylan Spilko is a reporter with Anton Media Group.

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