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The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department operates four recreation centers located throughout the city which offer programs for youth ages 6 to 16. We are dedicated to promoting character development, leadership, education, and healthy living through our many fun and exciting activities and programs.

► VIDEO - Free in CC: Recreation Centers (March 9, 2018)

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SPARK Day Camps on February 3 & 20

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These recreation camps for youth ages 6 to 16 will be offered on Friday, February 3 and Monday, February 20, 2023, at the Lindale Recreation Center, 3133 Swantner Drive. Two sessions will be available to select from as follows: a morning session from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and an afternoon session from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sign up for one or both sessions each day camp. The registration fee is only $10 per child per session. Online registration will open on January 20 at 10:00 a.m. and will remain open until filled. Space is limited, so early registration is strongly encouraged! See flyer for more details. For more information, please call (361) 826-3460.

Get your children set for a fun and engaging experience!

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Parents' Night Out! on February 11

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This program is perfect for someone looking for some free time from their daily routine to enjoy some "me time," run errands, or enjoy a date night with the reassurance that their children will have a fun time.

The children will enjoy Valentine's craft boxes, group games, dinner, and more!

The program is for youth ages 6 to 16. It will be offered on Saturday, February 11, 2023, from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Lindale Recreation Center, 3133 Swantner Drive. The registration fee is only $10 per child. Online registration will open on January 24 at 10:00 a.m. and will remain open until filled. Space is limited, so early registration is strongly encouraged! For more information, please call (361) 826-3460.

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Egg Hunt by the Bay on March 25

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Everyone is invited to the “Egg Hunt by the Bay” on Saturday, March 25, starting at 12:15 p.m. The event will be held at The Water's Edge, located at 602 S. Shoreline Boulevard. Fun, family festivities will include games, inflatables and the Easter Bunny! Registration is NOT required. For more information, please call (361) 826-3460.

EGG HUNT SCHEDULE - START TIMES BY AGES:

   12:15 p.m.    Ages 4 and Under
   12:45 p.m.    Ages 5 to 8
   1:30 p.m.      Ages 9 and Up

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SCHOOL-YEAR SEASON PROGRAMS

 

After School Program - FREE!

This is an open campus afterschool program for youth ages 6 to 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. ► View the 2022-2023 Recreation Centers After School Program flyer for schedule, sites and more details. Register here.

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 to 6 that is specially designed with a modified field and goals. Games are played on Saturdays. For more information, call (361) 826-PLAY. ► Please check back to this page periodically for updates.

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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. Stay tuned for pop-up curbside events. ► Please check back to this page periodically for updates.

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SUMMER PROGRAMS

"S.P.A.R.K."

The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department offers S.P.A.R.K. (Summer Program and Recreation for Kids) for ages 6 to 16 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. For more information, please call (361) 826-3472. ► Please check back to this page in early May 2023 for updates.

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CAMPS & CLASSES

 

Camps

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. ► Please check back to this page periodically for updates.

 

Classes

Our recreational facilities offer various classes for both youth and adults at affordable rates. Classes may include martial arts, fitness, dance, sports, and more. ► Please check back to this page periodically for updates.

RECREATION CENTERS

CONTACT INFORMATION

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

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

Oak Park  842 Erwin Dr.  l  (361) 826-3481 (Closed for maintenance)

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

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HOURS FOR ALL SITES


School Year: Monday–Friday, 3pm–7pm

Summer: Morning Session (7:30 am–12:30pm)
                 Afternoon Session (12:30pm–5:30pm)

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RENTALS

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. 

Recreation Center Rentals 

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