Gulf Place Rendering
The City of Gulf Shores Beach Safety Division strives to provide the best beach experience for all residents and visitors year-round. The City provides seasonal lifeguard services between March and October and encourages the public to swim at the protected public swimming areas when lifeguards are present. 
Areas of Focus:
  1. Melvin Shepard

    Melvin Shepard

    Battalion Chief-Beach Safety Officer
    Phone: (251) 968-9809

  2. Joethan Phillips

    Lt. Joethan Phillips

    Beach Safety Supervisor
    Phone: (251) 968-9828

There are currently eight public beach access locations in Gulf Shores: 

  • Lagoon Pass
  • West 13th Street
  • West 12th Street
  • West 10th Street
  • West 6th Street
  • West 5th Street 
  • West 4th Street
  • Gulf Place West and East Beach