Love where you live
Now that you’re a resident of Port Jefferson you will be able to enjoy all the Village has to offer year-round. Long Island’s hidden treasure combines beauty and history with it’s picturesque water views and a rich maritime heritage.
From the beautiful beaches of our historic waterfront village, to the top of our uptown area, Port Jefferson Village offers multiple playgrounds with beautiful parks for games and sports, along with many little welcoming pocket parks for an area to rest or just enjoy.
East and West Beaches
Our East and West Beaches are over two miles of shoreline with parking facilities for Village residents, offering fishing, sunbathing or just strolling on the sand. The beach includes an area for picnic tables, a swing set play area, and staffed facilities for safety and enjoyment. Beaches are open from mid-June until Labor Day, with lifeguards on duty from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM, daily.
Mayor Jeanne Garant Harborfront Park
Fronting along the water is The Jeanne Garant Harborfront Park, home to our Village Center. The large grassy picnic areas are opened to the spectacular view of Port Jefferson Harbor. Landscaped walkways lead to the pier jetting 350 foot out onto the harbor. The children’s play area includes a misting sprinkler along with several game and picnic tables.
Joe Erland Field Park
located on Caroline Ave. offers a lighted softball field and soccer park for all residents, who enjoy the many Youth and Adult programs offered by our recreational department.
Rocket Ship Park
Located in the heart of the downtown area is Clifton H. Lee Memorial Park, known as “Rocket Ship Park”. Accessible from many points, the park has multiple swings and climbing equipment, a basketball court, three lighted tennis courts, and a large picnic area. The children’s summer shows are held behind the little barn on the grassed area.
Spring St. Rec. Center
Formally known as “Port Jefferson Junior High School”, is used for indoor recreation programs including basketball, volleyball and fitness programs.
Enjoy a quiet stroll along the lighted Historical Walkway that follows Mill Creek behind Village Hall.
Beach Street Park
a passive play area on the West side of Port Jefferson Harbor.
Roosevelt Ave Park
Marks a quiet play lot within the Village.
Texaco Avenue Park
Located in the uptown area of Port Jefferson Village, Texaco Avenue Park offers play equipment and a picnic area with a half basketball court.
The Port Jefferson Country Club at Harbor Hills is a waterfront private country club offering tennis and golf set on a 170 acre property overlooking the Long Island Sound. One of the North Shore of Long Island’s premier country clubs, the Port Jefferson Country Club features a championship length 18 hole golf course, 8 lighted Har-Tru tennis courts, a magnificent clubhouse with a full service restaurant, extensive catering and locker room facilities.
The Port Jefferson Country Club was established in 1908 on the North Shore of Long Island. On October 13, 1956, Harbor Hills Country Club golf course, designed by Alfred H. Tull, opened its 145 acre, 6,800 yard, Par 72 championship golf course. The current 18 hole course includes several holes from the Alexander Findlay and Devereux Emmet designs. The golf course is rich in tradition and history and is played competitively by its members on a daily basis.
The Port Jefferson School District strives to provide a personalized, rigorous education that develops responsible, independent, adaptable, lifelong learners through acquisition of effective thinking and communication skills, an appreciation of the arts, the proficient use of technology and a healthy lifestyle in educational community that promotes integrity and mutual respect.
Port Jefferson’s history, character and strong sense of community plan an important role in the education of our students.
Port Jefferson PTSA
Before and After School Program
*PJ School District ranks in the top 2% of US secondary schools.
Port Jefferson Harbor is one of the north shore’s top destinations for boarters in the northeast and one of Long Island’s two ports for access from Connecticut. The calm waters of the harbor along with a deep draft, provides transient boaters with easy access to many unique shops, specialty restaurants and year-round cultural activities, all within a short walking distance from the marina docks.
Harbormaster’s Office (631) 473-3052
Port Jefferson’s Launch Service (631) 796-4462
Setauket Yacht Club (631) 473-9890
Danfords Hotel & Marina (631) 928-5200 ext.123
There are many organizations to join and ways to help give back to make your community better. Take a look at these ways to get involved.
BTCA BEAUTIFICATION COMMITTEE NEEDS HELP
Do you like the idea of meeting up with some very nice people to keep our community aesthetically pleasing?
Are you able to:
- Work with us to care for the projects in progress at present?
- Help to keep the garden areas watered?
WELL WE REALLY, REALLY NEED YOU!
Maintenance of the gardens is usually done on Tuesday mornings, but ANY HELP AT ANY TIME IS IMPORTANT to keep things going.
LONG ISLAND SEAPORT & ECO CENTER
P.O. BOX 750
PORT JEFFERSON, NY 11777