The Galveston Lifeguarding Association is the Galveston Chapter of the Gulf Coast Region of the United States Lifesaving Association  Our mission is to promote water safety throughout our region, specifically beach and ocean safety.  Galveston Lifeguarding Inc., is a 501-c3 nonprofit organization that supports the efforts of the Galveston Island Beach Patrol, particularly in the areas of water safety education, competition, outreach, and scholarships.