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We invite you to Discover the Benefits... of the Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department.


Community Benefits

  • Creates Community Pride
  • Keeps Kids Active / Reduces Misbehavior
  • Builds Strong Communities
  • Opportunities for Families to Connect


Economic Benefits

  • Increases Property Value
  • Reduces Health Care Insurance Costs
  • Reduces Employee Absenteeism


Environmental Benefits

  • Preserves Plant & Animal Wildlife
  • Controls Air, Water & Soil Quality
  • Provides Accessible Places to Enjoy Nature
  • Preserves Open Spaces


Individual Benefits

  • Improves Academic Performance
  • Better Health in Later Years
  • Immediate Stress Reduction
  • Increases Self-esteem & Confidence


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