City Council Adopts New 10-Year Parks & Recreation Master Plan

Plan Establishes Lasting Vision for Future Growth and Development

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – At today’s regularly scheduled City Council meeting, Mayor Paulette Guajardo and City Council approved the new 10-Year Parks & Recreation Master Plan.

The Master Plan will create a lasting vision for the future growth, development, and enhancements of City parks, public grounds, open spaces, and recreational assets. It also will support the Parks and Recreation Department’s (PARD) mission by identifying significant investments and operational improvements essential to providing quality parks and recreational resources.

As part of the process, City officials and local partners will utilize the most efficient and equitable methods to meet the recreational needs of the residents of Corpus Christi through prioritized investments, programs, policies, and practices. The overall improvements to City parks will enhance community health, conservation practices, and access to benefits for the entire community of Corpus Christi.

The plan was produced by PARD and the consulting firm HALFF Associates, Inc.   

“The 10-Year Parks and Recreation Master Plan is designed to update and enhance all 187 City parks,” Mayor Paulette Guajardo said. “Your City Council and I are committed to reinvesting in our parks system so that families have access to safe, clean and thriving parks.” 

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