Free Cooling Kits to be Distributed Curbside at Lindale Senior Center on Saturday, August 28

Fun At-Home Family Kit Activities

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – This Saturday, August 28, residents are invited to pick up their free COOLING KIT with a personal cooling towel, along with a fun indoor activity and a snow cone as part of Reliant Energy’s “Beat the Heat” Program. The kits will be available through curbside pick-up at Lindale Senior Center, 3135 Swantner Drive, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Reliant Energy has partnered with the Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department for the past 12 years to provide a safe way for Corpus Christi residents to stay cool during the hottest days of summer with its “Beat the Heat” Program.

The curbside distribution schedule will be offered now through Saturday, September 18, 2021, on designated dates and locations. This week’s at-home activity varies by age group to include play packs, coloring books, word finds, painting kits, games, puzzles, woodshop kits, or bolt building kits. A limited quantity of 250 kits will be given out, one kit per person, and the resident must be present to receive items.


Updated Remaining Curbside Distribution Schedule

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., while supplies last


Saturday, August 28             Lindale Senior Center, 3135 Swantner Drive (Family Kit)

Friday, September 3             Lindale Senior Center, 3135 Swantner Drive (Kids Edition Kit)

Saturday, September 18      Oveal Williams Senior Center, 1414 Martin Luther King Drive (Family Kit)

We also invite everyone to participate in virtual activities for play and fitness to be offered on the Parks & Recreation Facebook page. These are free and open to everyone.

For more information about the “Beat the Heat” program, call (361) 826-3460 or visit (click “Senior Services”).

The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department is dedicated to providing quality, affordable enrichment programs for all ages and interests. For more information about the wide variety of programs and services offered by the department, visit We invite everyone to Live. Learn. Play!