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08 May Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on Compassionate Police Work

Compassionate Police Work

Compassionate Police Work

“Possible drowning, 25th and Seawall Blvd…” came across the radio from the 911 dispatcher. I was close and pulled up to the west side of the Pleasure Pier. Not seeing anything, I drove to the east side and spotted someone near the end of the “T-head” swimming towards shore with a strong, overhand stroke. A […]

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26 Apr | Comments

Memorial Herman Ironman Triathlon

Memorial Herman Ironman Triathlon

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04 Apr | Comments

Tryout #2

Tryout #2

This is the second opportunity to join the Beach Patrol Family for the 2015 Season! What to Bring: Completed Application Completed Physical Examination Letter (signed by a physician) Swim Gear Please arrive at 7am. Applicants will be assigned a lane to complete the 500 meter swim. Applicants who complete the swim in 10 minutes or less will then participate in an interview. Selected […]

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20 Mar Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on Spring Break Update

Spring Break Update

Spring Break Update

Spring Break has been interesting this year. So far we’ve had quite a few people down on the island but the weather has alternately been very near perfect or awful. But every time the sun comes out the beaches suddenly fill up so there definitely are people here on the island. Last weekend the water […]

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14 Mar | Comments

Lifeguard Academy #1

Lifeguard Academy #1

This is the first Lifeguard Academy for prospective Lifeguards, allowing guards to begin working upon it’s successful completion during the Spring months. The course consists of 100 hours of training including American Red Cross Emergency Medical Response and CPR for the Professional Rescuer, United States Lifesaving Association Open Water Lifeguard Training, tourist relations training and physical training. Lifeguard candidates […]

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14 Mar | Comments

Tryout #1

Tryout #1

This is the first opportunity to join the Beach Patrol Family for the 2015 Season! What to Bring: Completed Application Completed Physical Examination Letter (signed by a physician) Swim Gear Please arrive at 7am. Applicants will be assigned a lane to complete the 500 meter swim. Applicants who complete the swim in 10 minutes or less will then participate in an interview. […]

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13 Mar Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on Aloha Pat

Aloha Pat

Aloha Pat

We’re all really mad at that groundhog that it doesn’t feel like spring, but this weekend is the start of the biggest spring break weekend. The Beach Patrol’s pace accelerates rapidly because the first wave of our seasonal lifeguards come back and do their annual requalification swim and other requirements and head out to the […]

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27 Feb Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on Pool Update

Pool Update

Pool Update

Our first lifeguard tryouts of the year are just around the corner on March 14th. If you know anyone who’s interested, information is available on our website at www.galvestonislandbeachpatrol.org . We have a new short recruiting and information video on our homepage as well, so check it out to see all our local lifeguard stars. […]

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09 May Chief's Column, GIBP News | Comments Off on Training and CPR

Training and CPR

Training and CPR

Tomorrow is the last day for lifeguard tryouts. If you know anyone interested have them show up at the UTMB swimming pool at 7am. They’ll swim, interview, drug screen, compete in a run swim run for starters. Those that make it will start the 100 hour lifeguard academy that takes place over the next two […]

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18 Apr Chief's Column, GIBP News | Comments Off on Special Event Safety

Special Event Safety

Special Event Safety

Tomorrow morning we’ll have our second lifeguard tryouts of the season. Candidates that are able to swim 500 meters in 9 minutes or less and pass a drug test and interview will have a shot at being beach lifeguards this summer. Our last tryout is May 10th. All the candidates who pass the initial screening […]

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