The US Waterski Show Team is coming to Long Lake NY at the Long Lake Town Beach on Saturday, July 16th. Demonstrations of pyramids, tricks and barefoot waterskiing begin at the Town Beach starting at 10am with the team performance at 3pm. The showcase will be along the waterfront in front of the Helms Aeroplane Base and the Long Lake Town Beach along NYS Route 30. Spectators are invited to enjoy a dazzling array of synchronized jumps and quadruple-decker pyramids and glittery costumes.
The US Waterski Show Team is a water-ski club based out of Scotia NY where they can be seen weekly on Tuesday nights in front of Jumpin’ Jacks Drive In along the Mohawk River.
The club was founded in 1968 and it is the only one in New York State. Members of the waterski club include schoolteachers, engineers, contractors and college students.
Other beach activities on July 16th include the Cardboard Boat Box Race Float Off Contest starting at 11am. Children of all ages build a boat out of cardboard and duct tape provided by the Town of Long Lake from 11am to 1pm. Pre-built boats are welcome to float, but boats must be made out of cardboard and tape. No floatation devices or styrofoam can be part of the construction of the boat. The Float Off competition starts at 1pm. The last boat floating wins prizes from local businesses. All activities are at the Long Lake Town Beach located at 1258 Main Street, NYS Route 30, Long Lake, NY.
Save your appetites, the ADK Trading Post will be on site selling Chicken in a Cup. Taco in a Bag and North Country Kettle Corn will be on site selling yummy classic pop corn.
Free Parking is available at Long Lake Central School located on School Street off of Main Street, Route 30, along Becker Road behind the Town Hall. There will be a shuttle bus providing park and ride transportation. Limited parking available near the beach.