Turtle egg laying for next 30 days.

Look out on Ocean Parkway for Turtles Crossing the Parkway. They are in search of sand to dig an area to bury their Eggs. Watch both Ways for next 30 Days on the Parkway, the turtles attempt to get to the ocean and then go back to the bay.

Summer Celebration July 10th

Come on down to W. Gilgo to Celebrate Summer, our Communities and the Beach Way of Life for the Annual BBCA / STB Summer Barbecue.

Sunday, July 10th at 3 pm. at the W. Gilgo Community Center.

STB members enter for free, bring a guest for 5.00. Non Members pay just 10.00 or join STB or BBCA and enter for free. Burgers, Dogs, Wine, Beer and Drinks for the kids. Games and Fun for all.
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June 26th, Kids Clean the Beaches

6/27 update; Yesterday’s STB Kids Clean up was a huge success.

Parents and kids alike picked up garbage for about 2 hours!
It certainly made an impact although far from complete.
(Join our next one!)
Kids, along with parents worked hard and enthusiastically cleaning up those little beaches!
It was great to see the wide variety of ages as well.

A special thanks to Mom’s & Dad’s for teaching
that keeping our beaches clean is important now and for generations to come.

6/1; Come on down to the Oak Beach Community Center with your Family. Trash Pails and Kid Gloves provided. Help clean up our community beaches while spending some great outdoor time with your Kids.

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Cardboard Boat Regatta

We held our first annual Babylon Jr. Sr. High School Cardboard Boat Regatta at the Gilgo Beach Marina on Thursday, May 26th.


Students enrolled in the district’s new STEAM and Project Based Learning Courses were invited to research, design, and engineer cardboard boats that could hold 2 passengers and sail the length of the Gilgo Beach floating docks.

Boats could only be made out of cardboard and duct tape and awards were given out for ‘best design’, ‘most school spirit’, ‘best sinking’, and the ‘most creative’ boat.

The Bunger Surf Shop donated wetsuits for the students to use, the Gilgo Beach Inn made the students lunch, and Save the Beaches patrolled the marina with Town of Babylon Marine Patrol officers.

Lighthouse Fun for Kids! This Wednesday

Regret to report tour had to be canceled, problems at the lighthouse…

Save the date, August 17th! Take your children and their friends on a Nature Walk to the Fire Island Lighthouse. Robert Moses Field 5 is where we start at 5:30 pm.

Please RSVP  via email to

The Nature Tour is Free to all Save the Beaches members, just a 5 dollar donation for non members. Great reason to join, Become a Member

Wine and Cheese for the Adults and Snacks for the Kids.
A Great Day Outdoors!