Free Family Beach Challenge Galveston

Apr 19, 2017

Ready for a little friendly competition among families?  

The Galveston Park Board is hosting a series of Free Family Beach Challenges at East Beach in Galveston this summer. Families will go head to head in a series of competitions including giant Jenga, sack races and more. While these events are free to the public, East Beach requires an entry fee (see below).  The family with the most points at the end of the day will receive a $500 gift card, plus tickets to island attractions. 

East Beach has a pavilion, boardwalk and entertainment stage as well as restrooms, showers, chair and umbrella rentals, children's playground, concessions and other amenities.  Family Beach Challenges will take place on  April 23, May 14, June 18, July 23, Aug. 20 and Sept. 3 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For complete rules and regulations and to register in advance, visitwww.galvestonchallenge.com.

The Challenges will consist of stations, suitable for families of 4:

Fut Golf: 
- 3 Holes 
- 2 Families at the same time
- 15 points to the winner

Tug of War:
- 2 Families at the same time
- 3 Rounds per game. 
- The first family that win 2 times will get the points
- 30 points to the winner

Volleyball:
- One set of 15 points
- 2 Families at the same time
- 25 points to the winner

Sack Race:
- 4 Families at the same time
- 2 team members run from each side. 
- 20 points to the winning team

Jenga:
- 2 Families at the same time
- First team to win get the points
- 5 pts station

Dominoes:
- 2 Families at the same time
- First team to win get the points
- 5 pts station

Memory Card:
- 2 Families at the same time
- First team to win get the points
- 5 pts station

Castle Contest: 
- 4 Families at the same time
- 20 minutes to build a castle
- 50 pts to the winner. 

East Beach Admission:

  • Cash or Credit
  • $50 Seasonal Parking Passes Available

March thru May (Before Memorial Day) and September (After Labor Day) thru October

  • Monday thru Friday: $10
  • Saturday & Sunday: $12 ($2 Early Bird Discount Before Noon Excluding Special Events & Holidays
  • Oversized Vehicles Up to $30
  • $15 on Special Events / Holidays

Memorial Day to Labor Day

  • Monday thru Friday: $12
  • Saturday & Sunday: $15
  • Oversized Vehicles Up to $30
  • $2 Early Bird Discount Before Noon Excluding Special Events & Holidays
  • $15 on Special Events / Holidays