We want to see your summer photos!
From laying low and enjoying the warm weather poolside or at one of Long Island's many beaches, to outdoor concerts, local getaways and more, show us how you are spending your sun-filled days on the Island.
Submit your photos here. (Captions are submitted by readers who share their photos.)
Summer fun with the ice cream man
Fun at the beach
Faith catching a snapper at the Lindenhurst Docks on August 3, 2016
Emma Gagliano apple picking at Lewin farm
Greg & Denise Kaplar, Illana and Dave Hogan
Sean and Jillian Having a blast at Tanner Park Spray Park. July 6,2016
My sons having fun in our backyard pool.
Relaxing at the end of a fun filled day in Atlantic Beach
Cole, 10 months, enjoying his first time in the pool on a sunny, summer afternoon with his parents.
Playing in the sand at Short Beach in Smithtown on my First Birthday in July
Sean Fishing off the Lindenhurst Docks on August 3, 2016
Faith, Sean and Jillian Callahan. Taking a walk on the Fire Island Boardwalk. June 18, 2016
Julia and Emma are busy burying their cousin Jack in the sand at Tobay Beach in August 2016. Hannah and Sarah are also helping to bury their brother.
All set for a Fire Island Birthday celebration with friends!
Amelia Maher lounging at Pikes Beach, summer 2016
Peyton fishing at her uncle house in up state New York. (South Kortnight ,NY)
Emma on left, Julia on right Taken at Tobay Aug 2016 Fun mommy/daughters day!
Sailors Haven, Fire Island: Forever Friends make the best friends!
Fun at the horse show
Nickerson beach Waiting for the hurricane that never came
Yosef chilling in a pail
Steve Woll catching a football midair at a pool in Shelter Island on September 10, 2016
Anthony at Nickerson beach August 2016
Ava Leo, Rayne Goldstein and Francesca DiPalo jumping into summer at Nikerson Beach Cabanas.
Yosef the lifeguard
Ella, Ruby and Sophia enjoy an early morning splash in the waves
Baby Leo's first time at the beach. July 2016, Robert Moses
Addison Fiddle doing a handstand at Rehoboth Beach
My Son Evan (age 4) waiting patiently at the water park at TOBAY for the bucket to drop on Sat August 20th.
From left to right; Phoenix Sanchez, Willie Sanchez , and Frank Dody walking to water on Long Beach .August ,2016
After a Bike ride from Wantagh to Jones Beach my Son Evan (3 when picture was taken) was enjoying his new Blue Angel plane while watching the Blue Angels perform at the Jones Beach Airshow for Memorial Day weekend.
My son Evan (age 4) hanging out at the rocks outside our hotel on the North Fork looking out at the Long Island Sound on Monday August 8th.
Rob Hallam Under the Throgs Neck ( no easy pass required )
Devons first consert...BLI
Christian Creaven-Tintella,7, taking in the waves in Montauk on 8/30/16.
Matthew (2y.o) flying his first kite at Overlook Beach!
Summer Fun Day in at Jones Beach
My 8 month old grandson, Peter, enjoying a day at the beach in Lindenhurst. August 2016
Nicole Glasser stand up paddle surfing the swell that Hermine brought to Long Beach, NY on Wednesday
Jack is celebrating his first birthday at Malibu Beach Club
Cousins Gianna and Kali walking the pier at Captree State Park
Jack on the diving board at Aunt Maria and Uncle Chris house
Jack is on a bumper boat at Bayville Adventure Park
Grayson McCauley from East Williston waits on a pitch. Grayson plays for East Williston Little League.
Jack on the bunje rope
Siblings Mikko and Katja Minerva enjoying a day at the beach in Yyteri, Finland, this July
Allie and Jaelyn celebrating at lido
We awakening to Alex Solnik by his wife Judy as he tried to nap in his backyard during a barbecue. September 4, 2016
Eric Golden celebrates July standing on one hand in Long Beach.
Marly enjoying last days of summer at Meschutt Beach
Lucas 6 went on his boogie board in the ocean in long beach. He had so much fun.
Ethan, Dylan from N.Bellmore and friend Peter from Long Beach heading into surf at Lincoln Beach in Long Beach Labor Day.
Guy surfing 9/5/2016 Monroe Beach, Long Beach, N.Y.
Enjoying the rough seas
Jake walking on the rocks in Montauk
Kyla on beach at Montauk
Jake Kesten, 23 months, getting soaked at Francis Lewis Park
Michael Sica, 4 and his sister Maggie, 2 go for a spin in their new Mustang.
Zachary Esposito Having fun in Central Park on May 20th
This is on the 10th green following the 2nd hole in one
Holly is a water bug who loves to swim with family and friends.
Michael Sica, 4 enjoying the day with Grandma and Grandpa at White Post Farms
Maggie Sica, 2 enjoying the day with Grandma and Grandpa at White Post Farms
We Dig Summer. Ty (age7) and Cade (age 5 ) Fichtl of Sea Cliff enjoy the last days of summer at Tobay Beach
Suffolk County Farm, Yapank 9/4 Wilbur the pig from Charlotte's Web was the runt of his litter. Did you know there are 2 runts living on the farm in Yapank. Born in late May they are beyond adorable. Here farm staffer, Sabine Scullly shows off the little cutie!
Cayleigh Hansen enjoying Sunday fun day at Claudio's in green port ny
My niece Emma painting away at the Alive After 5! Street Fair in Patchogue.. Family Fun!
Oh boy, I'm in trouble!!! Vinny (20 months) and Dominic (6 years old) at Tee-tee's house just "hanging out" in the pool.
The slide on Governors Island
Keen Bean on the Montauk Scene (Kino,the Golden Retriever in Montauk, NY) Aug 2016
Uncle and nephew riding the waves in Long Beach
Four year old Twinnies Adelise and Vivienne say goodbye to summer!
Beach Boys of the Summer of 2016- Jordan Thompson, Jamie MacEwen, Thomas Modica all age 11 from Bay Shore are enjoying a super, summer of sunshine making superb, summer memories just as their parents did each summer on Long Island. The families have been family friends since elementary school in Bay Shore and now The BEACH BUM BOYS get to experience all the great things, and places Long Island has to offer and the parents get to watch they boys develop memories and develop their friendship, and experiences in school just as they did each summer! This is the true beauty of Long Island...a wonderful place to live. (Picture taken in August near the Fire Island Inlet near Democrat Point at an awesome spot where is a winding cut out of crystal clear water filled with tiny ocean life that comes from a clam pond between the ocean and the bay)
My daughter Katie was doing a handstand at the end of a sand bar at Short Beach in Smithtown. My daughter Erin snapped this terrific photo!
Olivia looking mad tappen beach early June
Olivia and AJ holding hands early June
Lily laying in a slide at the park
Olivia laying in flowers early June at planting fields
Gianna running in Long Beach
Olivia and AJ hugging at tappen beach early June
Logan Canonico (age 5 from Wading River) reels in his first fish of the summer along the Peconic River in Riverhead on Sunday, August 28th.
2yr old Caitlin playing in the lavender fields at Lavender By the Bay
Jet ski in Great South Bay at sunset
Zachary jumping into pool as cousin Ella looks on. July 31, 2016 cousins pool party Port Jefferson, NY
Zachary getting ready to go kayaking. mt sinai harbor, july 4, 2016 beach party
Fun in the sun
Patrick and his Mommy enjoying a summer morning on the sandbar at Short Beach.
In The Shadow, Long Beach Surfer
Jr. Fisherman Waits for the Big One
Bad day for this little guy.
(My son Caedyn) Jump!
Flying a kite during a summer night at Robert Moses Beach
Will celebrating his 10 month birthday at Pindar on the North Fork
Rowers at sunset
2 brothers standing in the surf at Robert Moses Beach
Logan Canonico (age 5 from Wading River) prepares for a splash landing in Mutiny Bay at Splish Splash water park in Riverhead on August 21, 2016.
Joseph Ruggiero Boogie boarding at coopers beach Southampton N.Y.
Amelie loves feeling the breeze on her face on the swings at the park
AJ on a lifeguard stand
Timmy Broderick swimming with a Stingray
Ella first beach day! Long beach , July 2016
Jake Lulenski fishing (his first time) @ Hallock Landing beach in Rocky Point, August 2016 during an amazing North Shore, Long Island sunset
Jack Miles Schwartz enjoying the bay side at TOBAY, August 28, 2016.
Grandma Gus giving Ella a push on my first swing ride! In westbury, NY on a hot june day!
AJ Ava Gianna Cailyn and olivia sitting on Tobay beach
Matt Galovic sporting the new high-end "seweed infused hairdo" at Cupsogue Beach (August 2016). All the Mermaids were impressed!!!!
Cailyn and Ava on Tobay beach
Olivia on the rocks in long beach
AJ at Tobay beach
Junior jumping into the pool
Olivia on slip n slide
Olivia Gianna Ava and Cailyn dancing on the beach
Summer Evenings in Long Beach, August 2016
Katie is at the beach waiting for Grandpa to pick us up. August 18,2016
Logan Canonico (age 5 from Wading River) snaps a photo with his snapper along the Peconic River in Riverhead on Sunday, August 28th. First catch of the summer!
Gianna running on long beach
Madison Price, 4, Tobay Beach, One last picture at the beach until next year...
Will taking in the views of the Sound at Cedar Beach in Mt. Sinai
Rory Jane Haughney Excited to catch her first fish at Gilbert Park.
It's all sunshine and smiles at "The End" - Vincent Gordon Calvanese, 20 months, enjoying a fun-filled day trip out to Montauk State Park Lighthouse on August 16, 2016. (2017 - Funbook Submission)
Peter Fiscina, 14 , Checking out the waves at Robert Mosses in Babylon before going in to surf
Celeste Portigiani having a fun beach day at Smith Point County Park, Shirley, August 17, 2016
Anthony having a blast at Nickerson Beach August 19, 2016
Allison Shortell (with cloud angel wings) jumping off dune, Short Beach Saint James, June 2016
Owen Shortell jumping off rock, Short Beach Saint James, July 2016
Portia Cangiano, 4 yrs old Waiting for sunset Ocean beach park August 2016
Afro Caribbean Grove on Fire Island
Holden (9), and Layla (6) enjoying an evening at Jones Beach
Emma and Isabella enjoying fun in the Massapequa sun
Simple summer fun
Portia Cangiano, 4 yrs old Exploring Greenport beaches Greenport August 2016
Declan Mueller, 3, having a blast at Tobay Beach in East Massapequa, NY on 07/04/16.
Declan Mueller, 3, enjoying a water slide at White Post Farm on 08/05/16.
Colin Shortell jumping off life guard stand, Robert Moses, July 2016
Portia Cangiano, 4 yrs old Cooling off at the spray park Venetian shores July 2016
Shamus Casey (male age 9) running over the beach dune at Hither Hills State Park in Montauk, N.Y. to check for surf on August 1, 2016.
Payton Anci playing in the waves at TOBAY beach on 8/16/16
Enjoying summer days on the beach. August 2016
Sunset dock jumping on the bay in Long Beach. July 2016
Our grandson Jack, visiting from San Diego, California, enjoying the waves at Davis Park.
That was great!
Portia Cangiano, 4 yrs old Having fun before the storm Overlook beach, Babylon August, 2016
GABRIELLA and Francesa enjoying the winery