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EXTREME WEATHER EVENT RELIEF PROGRAMS
The City of Corpus Christi has implemented four new programs for customers impacted by the winter storm. Learn more at www.cctexas.com/winterhelp.
 

  • Gas Utility Bill Mitigation Program
  • Water Utility Bill Relief Program
  • Off-Cycle Brush Removal Plan
  • Emergency Plumbing Repair Program

COVID-19 UPDATES

► Play It Safe, Our Response to COVID-19. (Update 3-9-2021)

► For our variety of virtual classes and programs offered during this time, please join our Facebook page.

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The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department offers a wide variety of sports programs, classes, camps, leagues, and tournaments for youth and adults. Leagues are run at City ballparks and other facilities throughout the city. We operate two public gyms and three sports fields. They are available for event rentals, leagues, practice, and more. 

Please check back periodically to this page for updates.

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YOUTH / TEENS PROGRAMS

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Summer 2021 Sports Camps - Flyer

Eligible: Boys & Girls ages 6-18
Register Online: Now until the first day of each camp (register here)
Five Camps: Basketball, Softball, Soccer, Volleyball, and Cheer-Dance.
Program Runs: June 7–August 5, 2021
Camp Sites:
Corpus Christi Gym (3202 Cabaniss Pkwy.)
Sports Complex (to be announced)
Fee: $70/camp/youth
For more information, call (361) 826-3588 or (361) 826-3478.

New Safety Procedures:

  • Face masks are required in the gym, except while playing on the court.
  • Players will have their temperatures taken at the door prior to entering the gym.
  • Players are allowed one parent/guardian per session and they must observe the 6-foot distancing on the bleachers.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available at the entrance and exit of the facility.
  • One sanitized ball will be provided per participant for the whole camp session, so do NOT bring your own equipment.
  • Physical contact, such as high fives, hugs, sitting next to others for water breaks, etc., will be discouraged.
  • Players and parents/guardians must leave the gym immediately after camp to allow for staff to sanitize the gym, equipment, and restrooms.


More details available on the Open Texas page (effective 5-18-2020)

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Spring 2021 Youth Co-Ed Volleyball League - Flyer

Eligible: Boys and Girls
3 Divisions: Mini (ages 7,8, 9); Junior (ages 10, 11, 12); Senior (Middle School Grade Level)
Register Online: February 4–21, 2021 (register here)
Late Online Registration: February 22–28, 2021 (register here)
Registration Fees: $60/person for Mini and Junior Divisions; $350/team for Senior Division
Late Registration Fee: $85/person for Mini and Junior Divisions; $375/team for Senior Division
League Season: Six-week program will start March 14, 2021.
Location: Ben Garza Gym (1815 Howard St.)
For more information, call (361) 826-3588.

New Safety Procedures:

  • Players will have their temperatures taken at the door prior to sign-in.
  • There will be one way to enter the gym and another way to exit it.
  • Face masks are required in the gym, except while playing on the court.
  • Only one spectator per player is allowed at each game.
  • The bleachers will be marked for parents/guardians to sit 6 feet apart from each other.
  • A sanitized ball will be provided by the city, so do not bring your own equipment.
  • The game ball will be sanitized after every game and timeout.
  • Each gym will have hand sanitizer available for players, spectators, and program staff to use.
  • Teams will not be allowed to enter the gym prior to or after their games.
  • Players and spectators must leave the gym immediately between games to allow for staff to sanitize the gym, equipment, and restrooms.


More details available on the Open Texas page (effective 7-2-2020)

https://www-cdn.cctexas.com/sites/default/files/PRR-ATH-2021-Summer-Youth-Sports-Camps-flyer.pdf 

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Spring 2021 Mini-Dribbler Co-Ed Basketball League - Flyer

Eligible: Boys and Girls ages 3-5 (as of March 1, 2021)
Register Online: Now – March 14, 2021 (register here)
Late Online Registration: March 15–21, 2021, with late fee (register here)
Location: Corpus Christi Gym (3202 Cabaniss Pkwy.)
Registration Fees: $50/child
Late Registration Fee: $75/child
Season: Games for the five-game season will be played on Saturdays from March 27–April 24, 2021.

New Safety Procedures:

  • Players will have their temperatures taken at the door prior to sign-in.
  • There will be one way to enter the gym and another way to exit it.
  • Face masks are required in the gym, except while playing on the court.
  • Only one spectator per player is allowed at each game.
  • The bleachers will be marked for parents/guardians to sit 6 feet apart from each other.
  • A sanitized ball will be provided by the city, so do not bring your own equipment.
  • The game ball will be sanitized after every game and timeout.
  • Each gym will have hand sanitizer available for players, spectators, and program staff to use.
  • Teams will not be allowed to enter the gym prior to or after their games.
  • Players and spectators must leave the gym immediately between games to allow for staff to sanitize the gym, equipment, and restrooms.


More details available on the Open Texas page (effective 7-2-2020)

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Winter 2021 Indoor Soccer League - Flyer

Eligible: Boys & Girls ages 7-17 (as of January 2, 2021)
Five Division Play: U8, U10, U12, U14, and High School
Register Online: October 19–December 13, 2020 (register here)
Late Online Registration: December 14–20, 2020 (register here)
League Season: January 3–February 14, 2021
Location: Corpus Christi Gym (3202 Cabaniss Pkwy.) and another gym TBA.
Fee: $350/team
Late Registration Fee: $375/team
For more information, call (361) 826-3588 or (361) 826-3478.

New Safety Procedures:

  • Players will have their temperatures taken at the door prior to sign-in.
  • There will be one way to enter the gym and another way to exit it.
  • Face masks are required in the gym, except while playing on the court.
  • Only one spectator per player is allowed at each game.
  • The bleachers will be marked for parents/guardians to sit 6 feet apart from each other.
  • A sanitized ball will be provided by the city, so do not bring your own equipment.
  • The game ball will be sanitized after every game and timeout.
  • Each gym will have hand sanitizer available for players, spectators, and program staff to use.
  • Teams will not be allowed to enter the gym prior to or after their games.
  • Players and spectators must leave the gym immediately between games to allow for staff to sanitize the gym, equipment, and restrooms.


More details available on the Open Texas page (effective 7-2-2020)

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Winter 2021 Youth Basketball League - Fact Sheet

Eligible: Boys and Girls ages 6-13 (as of December 31, 2020)
Register Online: October 19–November 29, 2020 (register here)
Late Online Registration: November 30–December 6, 2020 (register here)
Registration Fees: $80/person
Late Registration Fee: $105/person
Scholarship: Only 25 scholarships will be awarded. For more information about scholarship applications, call (361) 826-3482.
League Season: Eight-week program will run January 11–March 6, 2021.
Location: Corpus Christi Gym (3202 Cabaniss Pkwy.)
For more information, call (361) 826-3588 or (361) 826-3478.

New Safety Procedures:

  • Players will have their temperatures taken at the door prior to sign-in.
  • There will be one way to enter the gym and another way to exit it.
  • Face masks are required in the gym, except while playing on the court.
  • Only one spectator per player is allowed at each game.
  • The bleachers will be marked for parents/guardians to sit 6 feet apart from each other.
  • A sanitized ball will be provided by the city, so do not bring your own equipment.
  • The game ball will be sanitized after every game and timeout.
  • Each gym will have hand sanitizer available for players, spectators, and program staff to use.
  • Teams will not be allowed to enter the gym prior to or after their games.
  • Players and spectators must leave the gym immediately between games to allow for staff to sanitize the gym, equipment, and restrooms.


More details available on the Open Texas page (effective 7-2-2020)

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ADULT PROGRAMS

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Winter 2021 Pickleball Program - Flyer (February)

Eligible: Men and Women Ages 18+
Program Dates: Program starts February 2, 2021
Games: Games will be played on Tuesday–Thursday from 9am–11am in the Ben Garza Gym (1815 Howard St.)
Register Online: Now through February 25, 2021 (register here)
Registration Fees: $30/month/person (month to date purchase). The drop-in fee is $3/person.
For more information: Call the Athletics Office at (361) 826-3588.

New Safety Procedures:

  • Players will have their temperatures taken at the door prior to entering the gym.
  • There will be one way to enter the gym and another way to exit it.
  • The gym will have hand sanitizer available for players and program staff to use.
  • Players must bring their own equipment.
  • No spectators are allowed.
  • Players must leave the gym immediately after the games to allow for staff to sanitize the gym, equipment, and restrooms.


More details available on the Open Texas page (effective 7-2-2020)

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Summer 2021 Softball League (Four Divisions) - Flyer

Register Online: Now–May 23, 2021 (register here)
Late Online Registration: May 24–30, 2021, with late fee (register here)
Registration Fees: $450/team (teams only)
Late Registration Fee: $500/team (teams only)
Games: Played at the Greenwood Softball Complex, 4501 Greenwood Dr.
Season: Eight-game season will begin on June 7, 2021.
For more information: Call the Athletics Office at (361) 826-3588.

Four Divisions:

  • Co-Ed Division games for men and women played on Mondays
  • Church Division games for local church teams played on Mondays
  • Men’s Division games played on Thursdays
  • Industrial Division games for men played on Thursday


NEW GROUND RULES / COVID-19 PROTOCOLS:

THE COMMON FIVE

  • Hand Washing - We recommend you wash your hands often, and when soap and water is not available. Bring hand sanitizer and apply prior to participating in our sports. 
  • Social Distancing – (Spectators) please maintain at least 6 feet between you and others, following all posted signage throughout the facility.
  • Face Coverings - We recommend all guests to wear masks or face coverings while outside the field of play.
  • Cleaning & Disinfecting – Please be patient as our team performs more frequent cleaning. Help do your part by keeping your area clean and disposing of trash and wiping down team bleachers prior to leaving dugout.
  • Health Monitoring – Daily self-evaluated wellness screenings need to be completed by all guests prior to entering the facility. Guests experiencing COVID-19 symptoms while traveling should contact a local health care facility immediately.


PRE-GAME

  • Game start times will be staggered, and we recommend teams not arrive more than 15 minutes prior to game time.
  • Please do not share equipment. Must properly disinfect equipment prior to the next participant’s use.
  • Home plate meetings will be limited to the umpire and one (1) coach from each team; all must practice social distancing.


DURING THE GAME

  • Dugouts will be expanded, and we ask for your cooperation in practicing social distancing. Dugout distancing will be dictated by each team. Use of the fence line directly outside of the Dugout entrance is recommended. 
  • No spitting, sunflower seeds, peanuts in the shell or gum. 
  • The home plate umpire will be positioned at least 6 feet behind the batter/catcher. 
  • Foul balls and homerun balls must be sanitized prior to being returned to gameplay.
  • High-fiving and handshaking is not recommended.
  • Participants (including umpires) inside the field of play are not required to wear a face covering but may be worn as desired.


POST-GAME

  • In lieu of handshaking lines, each team will line up on their respective foul line, tip their caps to the opposing team and then to their fans.


MOVING FORWARD

  • Throughout the season as medical and governmental guidance change, our Return to Play policies will continue to evolve. All updates will be communicated to participants in advance of their event.


Softball & Baseball, COVID-19 Rules - page (revised 8-24-2020)

More details for OUTDOOR SPORTS available on the Open Texas page (revised 7-2-2020)

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Sports Facilities & Contact Information

For more information, call Martin Huerta (361) 826-3478 or (361) 826-PLAY.

 

GYMS

 

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

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

 

SPORTS FIELDS

 

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

Sports Fields Flyer - Updated

 

BASKETBALL COURTS AT CITY PARKS

 

We have over 80 basketball courts at parks throughout our city. Go shoot some hoops!