County & City Announce Restricting Vehicular Access to Beaches & Parks and Closures to City Pools and Splash Pads From July 16 – August 1

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CORPUS CHRISTI, TX –In order to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Nueces County and the City of Corpus Christi will temporarily restrict vehicular access to Bay and Gulf Beaches within Nueces County from July 16 to August 1, 2020. The temporary restriction of vehicular access will begin on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 6:00 AM and will end on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 6:00 AM. The vehicular restrictions include golf carts and all-terrain vehicles.

This temporary closure is being done in coordination with Port Aransas and the Padre Island National Seashore. All Port Aransas beaches will restrict vehicular access. The City is working with the Padre Island National Seashore to follow the same restriction and this closure is pending.

In addition to temporary closures, all beaches within Nueces County are subject to a curfew beginning on Thursday, July 16, 2020 between the hours of 8:30 PM to 6:00 AM. The curfew will be lifted on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 6:00 AM.

To slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the City of Corpus Christi will close eight regional parks, three splash pads and six pools beginning Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 6:00 AM and ending Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 6:00 AM.

City Parks Closures

Bill Witt Park

West Guth Park 

Manuel Q. Salinas Park

The Water’s Edge

Cole Park

Labonte Park

Lakeview Park 

Parker Park

City Pool Closures

Collier

Corpus Christi Natatorium

Greenwood

H-E-B

Oso

West Guth Park

 

City Splash Pads Closures

Bill Witt Park

Lindale Park

Salinas Park

 

Sunrise Beach RV Park at Lake Corpus Christi Closure

Picnic, waterfront areas and campsite reservations are closed for the same period.

Corpus Christi Marina - Jet Skis Closed

 

City Health Initiative

Safe Fun Fit at the Bayfront offered at The Water’s Edge will be temporarily suspended until Saturday, August 1, 2020.

ADA accessible parking to remain open at Whitecap Beach, Packery Channel and Windward parking lots. Golf cart only access will also be permitted at Whitecap Beach.

Go to https://www.cctexas.com/coronavirus for the signed City Order authorizing Closures of Beaches and Parks to Vehicles and Requiring Activity while on North Beach or McGee Beach.