Long Lake to Host U.S. Waterski Show Team exhibition on Saturday


LONG LAKE — The US Waterski Show Team will perform in Long Lake at the Long Lake Town Beach Saturday.

Demonstrations of pyramids, tricks and barefoot waterskiing begin at the Town Beach starting at 10 a.m. with the team performance at 2 p.m.

The showcase will be along the Long Lake beach waterfront in front of the Helms Seaplane Base and the Long Lake Town Beach, 1258 Main Street. 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, Schenectady County. The club can be seen weekly on Tuesday nights in front of Jumpin’ Jacks Drive In along the Mohawk River.

Other beach activities on Saturday include the Cardboard Boat Box Float Contest starting at 11 a.m. Children of all ages build a boat out of cardboard and duct tape provided by the from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pre-built boats are welcome to float, but boats must be made out of cardboard and tape only.

No floatation devices can be part of the boat construction. The Float Off competition starts at 1 p.m. All activities are at the Long Lake Town Beach.

Free Parking is available at Long Lake Central School located on School Street off of Main Street, Route 30, at the former site of the Long Lake Highway Garage at 1179 Main St., along Becker Road behind the Town Hall. There will be limited parking available near the beach. Bring your lawn chairs, beach blankets and get ready for fun on the beach.

For more information about Long Lake check out mylonglake.com or call 518-624.3077

By Kerry Minor

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