Father’s Day, a celebration honoring fathers every third Sunday of June, is upon us. Here are some fun activities ideas for Father’s Day Weekend on Long Island to celebrate with that special man in your family’s life. Choose some of these fun activities and end the day with a nice family BBQ to cap off the perfect weekend.
Treat Dad to a Game of Golf
Does dad love to play golf or wants to learn how to play? Treat him to a morning or afternoon of golf either with his buddies or with the family.
Cedar Beach Pitch and Putt
Where: Cedar Beach Ocean Parkway, Babylon, NY
Contact info: 631-321-4562
Christopher Morley Park Golf
Where: 500 Searingtown Rd, Roslyn, NY
Contact info: 516-571-8120
Robert Moses State Park Golf Course
Where: 600 Robert Moses State Park Dr, Babylon, NY
Contact info: 631-669-0449
Go to a Sporting Event
Get dad tickets to his favorite team such as the Long Island Ducks and enjoy the game as a family. For information on tickets and schedule, please visit www.liducks.com.
For soccer fans, check out the Long Island Rough Riders featuring men, women and junior players. www.liroughriders.com
Check out lacrosse action this weekend with the Long Island Lizards. www.longislandlizards.com
Pack up the family and take dad to one of the lakes or shores on Long Island to spend a day fishing. Here are a few of favorite spots and also see our full summary in our post Family Friendly Fishing Spots on Long Island.
Blydenburgh County Park
Where: Veterans Memorial Highway, Smithtown, NY
Contact info: 631 854-3713
Captain Fish of Port Jefferson
Where: 4 Constance Ct. East Setauket, NY
Contact info: 631-974-4933
Where: Woodcleft Ave., Freeport, NY
Contact info: 516-868-9073
Hempstead Lake State Park
Where: Eagle Ave and Lake Drive, West Hempstead, NY
Contact info: 516-766-1029
Water Fun and Community Pools
Long Island offers water activities all over, such as boating, surfing or jet skiing at the local beaches. Here are some fun water activities that the entire family can enjoy over Father’s Day Weekend.
Catch the Wind Sailing Inc.
Where: 192 Erik Drive, Setauket, NY
Contact info: 516-241-7429
Where: Hawkins Rd. & Hammond Rd., Centereach, NY
Contact info: 631-698-8663
East End Jet Ski
Where: 91 Foster Avenue, Hampton Bays, NY
Contact info: 631-728-8060
Michael J. Tully Park
This fun filled aquatic center has a giant slide, an interactive area with sprinklers, lap swimming and a wading pool.
Where: 1801 Evergreen Avenue, New Hyde Park, NY
Contact info: 516-869-6311
Happy Father’s Day!
By Tara Archabala