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“Welcome to Islip, the 3rd largest town in New York State, but with an endearing small town feel. We are so proud of our town…our beaches, golf courses, marinas, parks, housing opportunities for all, businesses, industrial parks, healthcare and educational institutions including our own Islip MacArthur Airport that provides many job opportunities. I sincerely hope you find this website helpful.” — Angie

Please be advised, this event has been CANCELED.

March 6th, 2019– Are you bold enough to brave the waters of the Great South Bay in April? Then make a splash this Spring at the Town of Islip’s Polar Bear Splash at the Bay Shore Marina on Saturday, April 13 and cross “Polar Bear Splash” off your bucket list!

"AHRC Suffolk is excited to have found a partner in the Town of Islip, and looks forward to growing this fun-filled event! This is the first time we are aligning with the Town of Islip, and we couldn’t be more excited to join forces and spread our mission of inclusion and acceptance,” said Michelle Serrado, Special Event Coordinator, AHRC Suffolk.

“The Town of Islip is proud to partner with AHRC Suffolk in our first-ever Town of Islip Polar Bear Splash,” said Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter. “This event is sure to be a success, and we look forward to bringing the Town of Islip-AHRC Suffolk Polar Bear Splash to the Bay Shore Marina for many years to come,” said Supervisor Carpenter.

So come out and brave the bay with us! If you would like to make a splash or a just a donation, visit The event will take place at South Clinton Avenue, Bay Shore on Saturday, April 13th, at 10:00 am. Registration starts at 8:30 am. All proceeds will benefit AHRC Suffolk!

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