With an accountability status of ‰ÛÏIn Good Standing" by Long Island Newsday, West Babylon takes pride in its accomplished public school system. With five elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school within the district, students never have to travel far to obtain their education. For higher education opportunities, Suffolk County Community College and Farmingdale State College are located in cities close by, offering associate and bachelor degree programs. West Babylon is also home to a commercial driving school so adults can receive commercial driving educations and certifications, and eventually their commercial driver's license.
It's Play Time
Entertainment venues in West Babylon accommodate residents of all ages. When looking for a day of shooting fun, check out Island Paintball where you can challenge friends and family at a game of airsoft, paintball, or laser tag. Just do not forget to bring your protective gear. If bowling is more up your alley, make a stop at AMF Babylon Lanes. The alley provides a variety of activities, including over 56 lanes, arcade games, air hockey, and special events such as Glow Bowl. South Bay Cinema makes its home in West Babylon, offering five screens with the latest Hollywood flicks.
A Day at the Beach
West Babylon is bustling with water-related activities. With the location of South Shore Bay, access to the beaches is made easy. Tobay Beach is just one of many where residents and visitors can enjoy surfing, picnicking, and swimming. When looking for a more remote location where you can relax, a visit to Gilgo Beach is in order. This part of the coast is made up of barrier islands complete with state and town parks. The peaceful scenery of this beach allows you to forget that you are less than an hour away from the big city.