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Hours of operation may vary by location. Weekend locations and hours of operation may vary. Please contact your nearest cooling center for more information.




In response to the extreme temperatures, the City of Corpus Christi is making several cooling centers available to the public for extended hours.

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Here are the hours for Saturday, September 9, and Sunday, September 10:

Public Libraries

La Retama Central Public Library
805 Comanche Street
(12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.)       

Anita & W.T. Neyland Public Library
1230 Carmel Parkway
(12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.)    

Ben F. McDonald Public Library
4044 Greenwood Drive
(12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.)    

Owen R. Hopkins Public Library
3202 McKinzie Road
(12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.)    

Dr. Clotilde P. Garcia Public Library
5930 Brockhampton Street
(12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.)    

Janet F. Harte Public Library
2629 Waldron Road
(12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.)    



The Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority will allow individuals to ride fare-free upon telling their Bus Operator that they'll be traveling to the nearest cooling center. For more information, go to


Splash Pads, Swimming Pools, and Bayfront Park Fountain

The City's pools, splash pads, and the Bayfront Park Fountain are open with free admission as a cooling alternative. NOTE: All children under the age of eight must be accompanied and always supervised by an adult age 16+. For more information, go to