Sandy Hook's False Tip Closed
The false tip area of Sandy Hook is closed due to safety concerns while the Army Corps of Engineers continues their dredging operations.
All-Women Lifeguard Tournament 2011
Contact: Raina T. Williams, 718-354-4607
WHAT: Gateway National Recreation Area hosts the oldest and largest all-women lifeguard tournament in North America. The tournament's ten contests highlight the fitness, skill, strength and endurance of contestants in what is still a non-traditional line of work for women, showcasing the fact that smart, healthy women save lives.
WHERE: Gateway National Recreation Area's Sandy Hook Unit in Highlands, N.J., Beach Lot E.
WHEN: Wednesday, July 27, beginning at 9:00 A.M.
WHO: Women lifeguards at any beach, lake or pool.
Note:Event will take place rain or shine. Wear clothing and footwear appropriate for the beach in the summer.
Did You Know?
Before they built the first airplane, the Wright Brothers were bicycle manufacturers. Today, the historic runways of Gateway's Floyd Bennett Field are used by cyclists throughout the year. More...