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Welcome to the Online Headquarters of the Galveston Island Beach Patrol.

We're there! Daily island-wide beach flag color and beach advisory status updates, with safety information for Galveston Island and the broader Coastal Texas Community. Check out information on programs of and partnerships with the Galveston Island Beach Patrol.

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Updates, Events, and Information
Drowning Prevention for the City of Galveston

Drowning Prevention for the City of Galveston   For a downloadable version of the brochure, click here.

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Ben Carlson

Ben Carlson Ben Carlson, a 32 year old lifeguard from Newport Beach went out on a ...

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Community Pool

Community Pool We don’t see a lot of children drown on the beach like you do ...

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4th of July Tips

4th of July Tips If you’re like several hundred thousand others, you’ll be heading to the beaches on ...

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BBQ Thank You

BBQ Thank You A light breeze cooled the crowd as dusk set in on the street outside ...

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Herd Immunity

Herd Immunity Three girls played in the shallow water of Stewart Beach while one of their ...

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Accident

Accident The world froze as a small group of people huddled around the back of ...

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Security at the Parks

Security at the Parks 15,000 people were at East Beach on the Sunday of Memorial Weekend. Most were ...

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Memorial Magic

Memorial Magic Somehow it all came together for Memorial Weekend. The beach cleaning crews worked from midnight ...

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Memorial Weekend

Memorial Weekend It’s here! Beach season is on us. Depending on a multitude of factors, somewhere ...

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Night Swim Bonding

Night Swim Bonding Ultimately, it’s all about relationships. Wednesday evening at 5pm on the west seawall 75 lifeguards ...

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Training and CPR

Training and CPR Tomorrow is the last day for lifeguard tryouts. If you know anyone interested have ...

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50 Years

50 Years The United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) is America’s non-profit open water lifesaving organization. They ...

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Easter, Menard, and Burgers

Easter, Menard, and Burgers Sunday was a good day. Finally! We finally got the weather we all love. And ...

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Special Event Safety

Special Event Safety Tomorrow morning we’ll have our second lifeguard tryouts of the season. Candidates that are ...

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