The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department operates four recreation centers located throughout the city which offer programs for youth ages 6-16. We are dedicated to promoting character development, leadership, education, and healthy living through our many fun and exciting activities and programs.
Join our Virtual Programs
The Department is offering the following virtual programs on its social media:
Morning Session: Health, Fitness, and Wellness for All Ages, like Zumba
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The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department offers S.P.A.R.K. (Summer Program and Recreation for Kids) for ages 6-17 from June to July each summer. Recreation activities such as arts and crafts, tournaments, board games, indoor and outdoor play, guest speakers, and other activities are offered at participating recreation centers throughout the summer. This is an open campus recreation program provided in a generally supervised environment for registered participants. Space is limited and all youth must be registered. Participants must be signed in daily by an adult.
► See Summer 2021 S.P.A.R.K. Program FLYER. Program will be offered at two recreation centers Monday–Friday, from June 14–July 29, 2021 (closed July 5th). Morning and Afternoon Sessions will be offered. FREE morning and afternoon snacks will be provided daily for youth who participate. Lunch will not be provided. See flyer for more details regarding schedule, sites, and sessions. The fee is $25/session/week/child.
REGISTRATION for each weekly session is open now and will remain open until filled. Registration is on a first come first serve basis. On-site registration will not be offered. Space is limited, so early registration is strongly encouraged. Registration is ongoing once the program starts, space permitting. Register Online.
SPECIAL EVENTS & PROGRAMS
All City recreation centers host special events throughout the year, such as dances and holiday celebrations. Events may include movies in the park, community trash cleanups, gardening clubs, cooking demonstrations, and health awareness. Regular events and programs have been suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay tuned for pop-up curbside events. ► Please check back to this page periodically for updates.
SCHOOL-YEAR SEASON PROGRAMS
After School Program - FREE!
This is an open campus afterschool program for youth ages 6-16 which operates in conjunction with the Corpus Christi ISD schedule from August through May each year. Youth have the opportunity to engage in special programs, homework tutorials, arts and crafts, sports, games, and much more at our four recreation centers. It offers general supervision for the children. Space is limited. Registration by all youth is required to attend. This program is not currently offered due to the COVID-19 pandemic.► Please check back to this page periodically for updates.
After School Snack Program - FREE!
An afternoon snack will be provided daily at all recreation centers. If your child has any dietary restrictions or allergies, please contact the site director. An alternate snack may be provided with a signed letter of authorization from a physician. If the parent provides the snack, the Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department is not responsible for meeting the child's daily nutritional needs. The City is an equal opportunity provider.
Micro-Soccer Co-ed Youth League
This is an 8-week program held in the spring and fall for children ages 4-6 that is specially designed with a modified field and goals. Games are played on Saturdays. For more information, call (361) 826-PLAY. This league is not currently offered due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ► Please check back to this page periodically for updates.
CAMPS & CLASSES
Youth with different interests have the opportunity to participate in camps with a variety of activities. These camps are designed to instill sportsmanship, build coordination, foster friendships, and engage youth in new and exciting experiences. Camps are not currently offered due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ► Please check back to this page periodically for updates.
Our recreational facilities offer various classes for both youth and adults at affordable rates. Classes may include martial arts, fitness, dance, sports, and more.
► For our variety of virtual classes and programs offered during this time, please join our Facebook page.
HOURS FOR ALL SITES
School Year: Monday–Friday, 3pm–7pm
Summer: Monday–Friday, 11am–4pm
Celebrate your special occasions at our recreation centers. You have several options with four centers located throughout the city. Book your next birthday and graduation parties, bridal and baby showers, family reunions and other special events with us. A rental includes the use of the social hall, game room and kitchen, along with tables and chairs.