Sea Turtle Webinar Tomorrow!

Hey parents and kids! Mark the date on your calendars for an at home learning turtle experience.On March 27th 2pm EST (11am PST) SeeTurtles.org is hosting a Sea Turtle Webinar. In this kid friendly webinar you and your family can learn all about sea turtles. They will take you through all aspects of a sea turtle’s life from their anatomy…

Movies & Crafts: Disney’s Oceans!

Oceans is a Disneynature documentary narrated by Pierce Brosnan that brings you on a journey of the ocean. Oceans begins on a beach asking us what is the ocean? The film answers by saying, “to really know what the ocean is, you have to see it for yourself.” The ocean takes up almost three-quarters of the earth’s surface and from…

TOP 5 Online Home Education Resources for Marine Science!

At the Waterfront Center we want to provide assistance to parents during these trying times. We understand the hardships of working from home while also trying to provide educational entertainment for your children. Here are some helpful websites that can immerse you and your children in educational and fun videos in all aspects of Marine science. You might have to…

From Lake Erie to the Long Island Sound

As a fairly new resident of Long Island, I am constantly on the lookout for new ways to explore everything there is to see. Having the opportunity to go aboard Christeen was a truly incredible way to explore my new home. I had the opportunity to see a whole new side of Long Island by experiencing what it is like…

A Break from the Formal Classroom

Each year when schools are on Easter/Passover vacation The WaterFront Center keeps science in the forefront of children’s minds through our Spring Break Science Week program. Offering morning, afternoon and full-day options for students’ kindergarten through fifth grade, we give students a “break” from the formal classroom and connect them in a different way to the water and their classroom.…

Why did the turtle cross Cove Road in Oyster Bay?

A brief observation of nature generates a great deal of inquiry and discovery. While driving down Cove Road to get to work at The WaterFront Center, looking ahead, I spotted something in the road to avoid. It was a turtle! Before I could even think to pull over and assist, a woman was walking quickly from her car to help…

The Future of Kayaking

The new Hobie pedal kayaks are a great addition to our rental fleet due to their myriad of uses. With Hobie’s patented mirage drive, a set-up similar to a recumbent bicycle attached to flippers, you can use your legs rather than arms to paddle, using your legs provides more power and stamina four you to cruise up and down the…