About Us The City of Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department offers a wide range of recreational activities for all age groups. Activities include swimming, tennis, golf, martial arts, sports, arts & crafts, and seminars on various topics. For a sampling of the cultural experience, there are special events, dances, art exhibits, festivals, cooking demonstrations in Heritage Park, summer concerts in Cole Park, and much more. The Latchkey program provides an organized, supervised after school environment for children. It is a welcomed alternative to working parents. Camps are also offered during the summer break. Senior Community Services provides programs designed for older adults which include nutrition, recreation, volunteer, and social services. The Corpus Christi Marina offers a full range of services to local residents, tourists and boaters. It hosts a variety of activities and special events including fishing, power boat races, boat parades, and fireworks. Sailing classes are provided during the summer months. It is easy to plan an outing or picnic with your family and friends with over 190 parks throughout the city. All department facilities are also available for rental. Accommodations are ideal for business meetings, sports, parties, family reunions, weddings, and other social events. Mission Statement To consistently meet the social, physical and cultural needs of the community by providing the amenities, innovative programs and exemplary use of natural resources that enhance Corpus Christi as a place to live and visit. This will be achieved through common goals and shared resources, both within the City organization and throughout the community.