Free Cooling Kits Distributed Curbside at Oveal Williams Senior Center This Saturday, September 18

Fun At-Home Family Kit Activities

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – This Saturday, September 18, residents are invited to pick up their COOLING KIT with a personal cooling neck fan, 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 Oveal Williams Senior Center, 1414 Martin Luther King Drive, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Reliant 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.

This will be the final cooling kit distribution of the “Beat the Heat” Program provided by Reliant and the Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department.

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 200 kits will be given out, one kit per person, and the resident must be present to receive items.

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!  

Beat the heat