Free “Kids Edition” Cooling Kits Distributed Curbside at Lindale Senior Center Friday, September 3

Fun Activities for Kids

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – This Friday, September 3, school-aged kids are invited to pick up their freeKIDS EDITIONCOOLING KIT with a personal cooling device along with a fun indoor activity and a snow cone as part of Reliant Energy’s “Beat the Heat” Program. These kits will also include water blasters, water balloons, water bottles, meals & snacks, and additional activities to keep the kids busy throughout the holiday weekend. Kits will be available through curbside pick-up at Lindale Senior Center, 3135 Swantner Drive, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., or while supplies last.

Reliant Energy has partnered with the Corpus Christi Parks and 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.

From now until Saturday, September 18, Reliant Energy and the Corpus Christi Parks and Recreation Department will provide a different personal mini cooling product, a fun at-home activity, and a cool snack to residents.

The curbside distribution schedule will be offered on the designated dates, hours, and locations. A limited quantity of 300 kits will be given out, one kit per person, and residents must be present to receive items.

 Remaining Curbside Distribution Schedule


Friday, September 3             Lindale Senior Center, 3135 Swantner Drive

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.           (Kids Edition Kit)

Saturday, September 18      Oveal Williams Senior Center, 1414 Martin Luther King Drive

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.       (Family Kit)

We also invite everyone to participate in virtual activities for play and fitness 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!