Exhilarating Outdoor Adventures on Long Island for Summer 2016

Challenge yourself this summer by participating in one of these exhilarating events happening on Long Island!

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Get yourself outside, and out of your comfort zone, by going on a summer adventure on Long Island!

Photo by: Arnold de Leon via Flickr.

School is officially out, kids and students are back at home, and the warm weather is effectively heating things up on the Island this summer. Why not kick the heat up a notch even further though! Make this summer unlike any summer you’ve had before, and perhaps check a few things off of your summer 2016 bucket list, by challenging yourself to try new, exciting and challenging things, like completing a triathlon or conquering your fear of heights at a Long Island aerial park!
 
Here are some upcoming events to get your heart pumping and your pulse racing all in the great outdoors of Long Island!
 
Hubbard Creek/Sears Bellows Traverse Hike
Red Creek Road, Hampton Bays, NY 11901
Saturday, July 9th from 9 AM - 11 AM
631-481-4228
Call for Price Information
Get outside and enjoy beautiful water views, like that of a waterfall, during a moderately paced hike in Hampton Bays!
 
21st Annual Montauk Point Lighthouse Sprint Triathlon
2000 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954
Sunday, July 17th at 7 AM
631-668-2544
Call for Price Information
Put your athletics to the test in swimming, cycling, and running during this Long Island triathlon taking place at the iconic Montauk Point Lighthouse.
 
Kayak Trip Around Sag Harbor Cove
Bay Avenue, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
Saturday, July 23rd from 10 AM - 12 PM
631-283-5432
Call for Price Information
BYO kayak and get in the eater to enjoy a kayaking adventure in Sag Harbor Cove. Don't forget, life jackets are mandatory!
 
Tough Mudder Weekend at Old Bethpage Village Restoration
1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, NY 11804
Saturday, July 23rd - Sunday, July 24th Daily
516-572-8400
Call for Price Information
Don't be afraid to get dirty and sweat it out during this 10 - 12 mile, team-oriented obstacle course featuring both a half course and full course option!
 
Zumba Fitness Zone Of Action Hometown Heroes Fundraiser at St. Joseph's College
155 West Roe Blvd, Patchogue, NY 11772 
Saturday, July 30th from 10:30 AM - 3 PM
917-667-3718
$20
Dance your heart out and raise that heart rate for two hours of zumba during this benefit bash for a great cause Danzi Athletic Field at St. Joseph's College.
 
Discover Scuba at QC SCUBA, Adventure Exploration
3282 Sunrise Hwy, Wantagh, NY 11793
Sunday, August 14th from 11 AM - 1:30 PM
631-592-9804
$39 Pre-Paid
Bring your bathing suit and towel and learn all about scuba diving in a safe environment (private outdoor dwimming pool) with a knowledgable instructor. Children aged 10+ are welcome to participate!
 
Zombie X Festival at Long Island Sports Park
149 Edwards Avenue, Calverton, NY 11933
Saturday, August 20th from 6 PM - 12 AM
631-428-0840
$30
Zombie lovers unite for this all night event featuring zombie survival paintball, a monster band, zombie survival training, a beer garden and much more!
 
Looking for even more exhilarating fun on Long Island? Then you need to check out these places!
 
The Adventure Park at Long Island
75 Colonial Springs Road, Wheatley Heights, NY 11789 
631-983-3844
 
Cousins Paintball
407 Edwards Ave, Calverton, NY 11933 
631-698-6230
 
Skydive Hamptons
Lufker Airport 115 Montauk Hwy, East Moriches, NY 11940 
516-759-3483
 
Skydive South Shore
135 Dawn Drive, Shirley, NY 11967 
516-656-5867
 
Scuba Network of Long Island
245 Old Country Road, Carle Place, NY 11514 
516-997-4864
 
Uihlein's Jet Ski Rental
444 West Lake Drive, Montauk, NY 11954 
631-668-3799