SENIOR DAY AT WEST GUTH PARK

Photo Opportunity on September 23 at 8:30am

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department invites the media to its Senior Day at West Guth Park for a photo opportunity. The event which is part of Senior Centers Week 2016 celebrates seniors, as well as senior centers all across America in promoting an active lifestyle. The Parks & Recreation department will also be unveiling new outdoor fitness equipment for adults. The equipment is funded, in part, by a grant from Greenfields Outdoor Fitness and the Mayor’s Fitness Council.

WHAT:         Senior Day at the Park takes place on September 23, 2016, from 8am–1:30pm. The event gives seniors the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors while competing in physical activities such as a Walk Relay, Chair Volleyball and Zumba exercises.

WHO:            Local senior center members

WHERE:       West Guth Park, 9725 Up River Road, 78410

WHEN:         Best time for this photo opportunity is Friday, September 23 from 8:30am-11:30am. Awards Ceremony from 1-1:30pm.

WHY:            Senior service facilities and programs work to cultivate the best quality of life for persons age 50 plus. Programs are designed for active senior adults and  those faced with the challenges of mature living. 

CONTACT: Senior Community Services Superintendent Lisa Oliver at (361) 826-3150 or at lisao@cctexas.com.