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Junior Lifeguards  // Posts tagged as "Junior Lifeguards"

03 Nov Beach Safety, Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on Highlights of 2017

Highlights of 2017

Highlights of 2017

Every year when the season slows down we review our season to see how we did. I enjoy the process because it helps show how the Beach Patrol is an entire safety and educational network, as opposed to merely the lifeguard service for the city of Galveston.  The process also helps target areas we can […]

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01 Apr Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on Mary’s Rescue

Mary’s Rescue

Mary’s Rescue

Last Saturday we almost lost several lives, including one of our lifeguards. The incident started relatively harmlessly. 5 people were swimming between the Pleasure Pier and the 27th street groin. There was a spot where there was a very weak rip current. A gentle drift that pushing offshore. Most people wouldn’t even notice it. But […]

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05 Aug | Comments

USLA National Competition

USLA National Competition

See the USLA Website for details.

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31 Jul Chief's Column, GIBP News, On The Beach | Comments Off on Ellie Cherryholmes

Ellie Cherryholmes

Ellie Cherryholmes

One of the things that’s such a privilege about my job is getting to see so many people enter our program at 10 as a Junior Lifeguard, and blossom into truly exceptional people as they move up through the program and enter adulthood. Allow me to introduce you to Ellie Cherryhomes. Ellie is the youngest […]

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17 Jul | Comments

Junior Guard Beach Fest

Junior Guard Beach Fest

The last day of the Junior Lifeguard Program finishes with a beach party at Stewart Beach and the Beach Fest competition for all Junior Lifeguards. This is a chance for those interested in going to USLA National Junior Lifeguard competition to qualify and demonstrate their skills. The competition is a blast for guards and parents […]

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17 Jul | Comments

Last Day of Junior Guard Program

Last Day of Junior Guard Program

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08 Jun | Comments

Junior Lifeguards Begins

Junior Lifeguards Begins

The first day of the Junior Lifeguard Program. Please see our Junior Lifeguard page for more details.

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27 Jun Chief's Column, GIBP News | Comments Off on BBQ Thank You

BBQ Thank You

BBQ Thank You

A light breeze cooled the crowd as dusk set in on the street outside of the Press Box. The music played a mix that had a little something for everyone. People mingled, ate plates of BBQ, told stories, perused the silent auction items, talked trash, and all seemed to be having a good time. The […]

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