Beach Patrol

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The Galveston Island Beach Patrol (GIBP) is certified as an “advanced” level agency of the United States Lifesaving Association and is the designated lifeguard service for the City of Galveston. GIBP is a Texas Emergency Medical Services First Responder Organization certified by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

GIBP employs over 100 people comprised of lifeguards, senior guards, supervisors, peace officers, and dispatchers. The mission of GIBP is to protect the 7-8 million people who visit the Galveston beaches each year, respond to aquatic emergencies 24/7/365, educate the public about beach safety, provide water safety talks at schools, and be a good community partner.

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Stewart Beach is Galveston’s premier family-friendly beach park, named as one of the “10 Best Beaches for Families” by the Family Vacation Critic.

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If you’re looking for a good time, East Beach in Galveston, TX is your ultimate beach destination!

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With so much to do at Galveston Island State Park—swimming, fishing, bird watching, hiking, paddling, and more—there’s an activity for every type of nature...

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Whether you choose to relax on the beach with a blanket and a good book or fly a kite with your kids, you are guaranteed a lovely outing at the West End Pocket...

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The Seawall has drawn visitors to the Island since its construction in the early 1900s. It remains a popular spot for beachgoers, photographers, foodies and...

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Pocket Park 1 in Galveston, TX is a great place to host a picnic or BBQ and spend the day with friends or family on one of the West End beaches.

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The Pocket Parks are located on the island’s serene West End. Needing a rest after your visit to Moody Gardens or the Schlitterbahn? Head to Pocket Park 2 for...

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GIBP employs over 100 people comprised of lifeguards, senior guards, supervisors, peace officers, and dispatchers.

The mission of GIBP is to protect the 7-8 million people who visit the Galveston beaches each year, respond to aquatic emergencies 24/7/365, educate the public about beach safety, provide water safety talks at schools,...
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1315 21st St
Galveston, Texas 77550

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Galveston, Texas 77551

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Galveston, Texas 77551

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Galveston, Texas 77554

100 Seawolf Park Blvd
Galveston, Texas 77554