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The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department operates a wide range of recreation facilities to host sporting events, classes, and camps, as well as fitness, recreation, social, and nutrition activities.


INTERACTIVE MAP: Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation's CITY PARKS (a comprehensive list of 187 parks) 

This document contains an alphabetical listing of 187 parks and their amenities. Note that park amenities are added and removed periodically as needed and may not be reflected on this list.


These facilities are available for rentals and may accommodate your private and public meetings, parties, special events, or recreational activities. Use this page as a quick-glance resource guide to view all our city parks and facilities to get started planning your event. Make your online reservation for pools, recreation centers, senior centers, gyms, sports fields, or pavilions. For all other facilities, please call the facility phone number provided below or (361) 826-PLAY.  



Beaches information

North Beach   access by Surfside Blvd.   (361) 826-3469 

McGee Beach   222 S. Shoreline Blvd.   (361) 826-3469 (at The Water's Edge)  l  Video

Mustang Island Beaches   access by Zahn Rd.    (361) 826-3469

Padre Island Beaches   access by Park Road 22.   (361) 826-3469


Cultural Center

Arts & Culture program information

Cultural Center / Heritage Park   1581 N. Chaparral St.    (361) 826-3411 (Historical Marker for each House)


Golf Centers

Golf Courses information

► City Golf Courses Interactive Map

Lozano Golf Center   l  4401 Old Brownsville Rd.   l  (361) 826-8016 (New Night Golf!)

Oso Beach Golf Course   5601 S. Alameda St.   (361) 826-8010



Sports program information

Ben Garza Gym   1815 Howard St.   l  (361) 826-3588 

Corpus Christi Gym   3202 Cabaniss Pkwy.   (361) 826-1726

► We have over 80 basketball courts (5 are covered) at parks throughout our city. Go shoot some hoops!


Corpus Christi Marina information

Corpus Christi Marina   l  400A N Shoreline Blvd., Lawrence St. T-Head  l  (361) 826-3980



Parks & Development information

► City Parks List interactive map (a comprehensive list of 187 parks) 

► We have over 120 playgrounds (23 are new and 25 offer shade) at parks throughout our city. Go play today!

► We have over 80 basketball courts (5 are covered) at parks throughout our city. Go shoot some hoops!

Artesian Park   524 Twigg St. (First City Park in 1854, Historical Marker)

Bayfront Park  1590 N. Shoreline Blvd. (Interactive Fountain, Kiosk with Concessions, Hike & Bike Trail, Located in Science, Entertainment and Arts (SEA) District along Corpus Christi Bay)

Bill Witt Park  6869 Yorktown Blvd. (Sports Fields, Hike & Bike Trail, Splash Pad, Dog Park)

Billish Park   15601 Gypsy St. (Community Gardens)

Blucher Park212 S. Carrizo St. (Recognized Birding Site, Nature Sanctuary, Managed Wildscape, Nature Trails)

Cole Park   1900 Ocean Dr. (Large Regional Park, Pier, Amphitheater, Skate Park, Play-For-All Playground, Splash Pad, Hike & Bike Trail, located along Corpus Christi Bay)

Dolphin Park   200 Sandbar Avenue (Playground, Boardwalk, Restrooms, Shower, Pavilion, 1.5-mile-long Concrete Beachwalk, Fishing Jetty)

The Great Lawn at The Water's Edge   l   602 S. Shoreline Boulevard (The Water's Edge information), Event venue at the park includes Playground, Pavilion, Dog Park, Fitness Area, Beach, Seawall, and more)

Hans & Pat Suter Wildlife Refuge  909 Ennis Joslin Rd. (Birding Site, Nature Trail, No bikes allowed on trails, Boardwalk)

Hector P. Garcia Park   4305 Greenwood Dr. (Playground, Pool, Hike & Bike Trail)

La Retama Park  l   501 Mesquite St. (Downtown Arts & Culture Site, Home to ArtWalk)

Labonte Park   14333 IH-37 Access Rd. (Located along Nueces River, Camping Site)

Lakeview Park   2098 Rodd Field Rd. (Duck Pond, Playground)

Lamar Park   l  4231 Santa Fe St. (Disc Golf)

Manuel Q. Salinas Park  l  1354 Airport Rd. (Miracle League Field, Baseball, Soccer, Basketball Court, Pavilion, Splash Pad, Trail) (Play-For-All Playground is temporarily closed for improvements)

McCaughan Park   l  402 S. Shoreline Boulevard (at The Water's Edge), Playground, Pavilion, Dog Park, Fitness Area)

Old Bayview Cemetery   l  1150 Ramirez St. (First Cemetery in Corpus Christi, Historical Marker)

Old City Hall Park   l  304 S. Shoreline Boulevard (at The Water's Edge)

Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve  2446 N. Oso Parkway (Programs Offered, Birding & Wildlife Site, No bikes allowed on trails, Playground, Pond, Watch VIDEO)

Packery Channel   149 Zahn Road (Located off SH 361, Boat Launch, Walkways, Fishing, Birding Site, access to Upper Laguna Madre)

Sherrill Veterans Memorial Park   222 S. Shoreline Dr. (Historical Marker, Site of Military Celebrations at The Water's Edge)

St. Andrews Park   5902 St. Andrews Dr. (Tennis Courts, Trail, Playground)

West Guth Park   9725 Up River Rd. (Large Regional Park, Pool, Skate Park, Playground, Pavilion, Hike & Bike Trail, Disc Golf) 

West Haven Park  l  1718 Cliff Maus Dr. (Splash Pad, Playground, Baseball Field, Half-Basketball Court, Softball Field, Hike & Bike Trail, and more)


Disc Golf Courses

Lamar Park   l  4231 Santa Fe St. (9-hole Course)

Oso Creek Park  6805 Safety Steel Dr. (9-hole Course)

Waldron Park  3038 St. Francis (9-hole Course)

West Guth Park  9725 Up River Rd. (20-hole Course)


Dog Parks

Bill Witt Dog Park  6869 Yorktown Blvd. (Small Dog & Large Dog Sections)

Vishal Bhagat Dog Park   l  402 S. Shoreline Boulevard (Small Dog & Large Dog Sections at The Water's Edge)

Sherwood Dog Park4314 Sherwood Dr. (Small Dog & Large Dog Sections) 

**** Two New Dog Parks Listed Below Coming Soon!
      Scheduled completion in Spring 2025:

Parker Dog Park654 Graham Rd. (Small Dog & Large Dog Sections)

West Guth Dog Park | 9700 Up River Rd. (Small Dog & Large Dog Sections)


Hike & Bike Trails

► Learn about the trails Article

► Corpus Christi Trails - VIDEO

Bear Creek Hike & Bike Trail  l  Sitemap  l  Adjacent to 6733 Bison Drive (connects with 2 parks)

Corpus Christi Bay Hike & Bike Trail  l  Brochure with Map  l  Video (8 miles, connects with 8 parks)

Corpus Christi BeachWalk  access by Surfside Blvd.Video (on North Beach, 8 miles, connects with 2 parks)

Schanen Hike & Bike Trail  l  Sitemap  l  Adjacent to 5930 O'Toole Drive (connects with 5 parks)

Nature Parks with Walking Trails

(Bikes are NOT allowed on nature trails)

► Blucher Park Sitemap - Location - Information - About the Birds (Recognized Birding Site)

► Hans & Pat Suter Wildlife Refuge - Location - Information (Birding Site)

► Oso Bay Wetlands Preserve & Learning Center Sitemap - Location - Information (Birding Site)


Pools & Swim Programs information

► City Pools & Splash Pads Interactive Map

Aquatics Program Main Phone: (361) 826-1749

Collier Pool*   3801 Harris Dr.   (361) 826-1720  l  (Big Bucket Dunk, Fountain Features, Lanes for Lap Swim)

Corpus Christi Natatorium*   3202 Cabaniss Pkwy.  l  (361) 826-1728   l  (Olympic-Style Pool)

Greenwood Pool  l  4305 Greenwood Dr.  l  (361) 826-1729 (Temporarily closed for maintenance)

H-E-B Pool   1520 Shely St.  l  (361) 826-1724   l  (Splash Water Features, Cabanas, Concession Area)

Oso Pool   1109 Bernice Dr.  l  (361) 826-1727   l  (Lanes for Lap Swim) 

West Guth Pool  9705 Up River Rd.   l  (361) 826-1723   l   (Splash Water Features) 

*Year-round pool


Splash Pads (Open May through October)

Corpus Christi Splash Pads information

► City Pools & Splash Pads Interactive Map

Bill Witt Park  l  6869 Yorktown Blvd. 

Cole Park   1900 Ocean Dr.

Lindale Park  l  3133 Swantner Dr. 

Manuel Q. Salinas Park  l  1354 Airport Rd.  

West Haven Park  l  1718 Cliff Maus Dr


Recreation Centers

Recreation Centers program information

Joe Garza Recreation Center  3204 Highland Ave.  l  (361) 826-4080

Lindale Recreation Center  3133 Swantner Dr.  l  (361) 826-3449

Oak Park Recreation Center  842 Erwin Ave.  l  (361) 826-3481

Oso Recreation Center  1111 Bernice Dr.  l  (361) 826-3110


Senior Centers

Senior Services program information

Broadmoor Senior Center   1651 Tarlton St.   (361) 826-3138

Ethel Eyerly Community Center   654 Graham Rd.   (361) 826-2330

Garden Senior Center   5325 Greely Dr.   (361) 826-2345

Greenwood Senior Center   4040 Greenwood Dr.   (361) 826-1368 

Lindale Senior Center   3135 Swantner Dr.   (361) 826-2340

Northwest Senior Center   9725 Up River Rd.   (361) 826-2320

Oveal Williams Senior Center   1414 Martin L. King Dr.   (361) 826-2305

Zavala Senior Center   510 Osage St.   (361) 826-3099


Skate Parks

Cole Park Skate Park   1900 Ocean Dr. (in Cole Park)  (361) 826-3460 

Wranosky Park Skate Park   422 Graham Rd.  (361) 826-3460

West Guth Park   9725 Up River Rd.  (361) 826-3460 (Now Open!)


Sports Fields - City Managed

City Sports program information

► Sports Fields Flyer - Updated

Greenwood Softball Complex   4501 Greenwood Dr. (in Dr. Hector P. Garcia Park)  (361) 826-3460

Dick Runyan Field   3800 Gollihar Rd. (in Evelyn Price Park, leased)  (361) 826-3460

Raymond R. Dulak, Jr. Ball Field  1901 Paul Jones Ave. (in Southside Sports Complex, leased)  (361) 826-3460


Tennis Centers

Tennis Centers information

► City Tennis Centers Interactive Map

Al Kruse Tennis Center   502 King St.   l  (361) 885-6972

H-E-B Tennis Center   1520 Shely St.   l  (361) 882-6013


Youth & Family Services

78415 CYD Program   1201 Leopard St.   (361) 826-4028  l  Information



Manuel Q. Salinas Pavilion   1354 Airport Rd.   (361) 826-3460

Parker Pavilion   654 Graham Rd.   (361) 826-3460

West Guth Pavilion   9700 Up River Rd.    (361) 826-3460


Special Attraction Parks

Watergarden   1901 North Shoreline Blvd.   l  (361) 826-3460 (Now Open!)

North Beach History Plaza   l   2892 N. Shoreline Blvd.   l  (361) 826-3460 


Administration Office 

Address: Bayview Tower, 400 Mann Street, Suite 200

Phone: (361) 826-PLAY