If you’re moving to Corpus Christi – maybe you’re still in the ‘looking for an apartment’ phase of your journey – you might be wondering about some of the unique and exciting activities available for you in the city. Well, as the home to a number of institutions and groups offering advanced education, Corpus Christi offers eager-minded adults multiple outlets to try something new and broaden their horizons. Whether you want to learn how to spin clay or you want to become a master sailor, here are a few places that you can check out:
Art Center of Corpus Christi
You don’t have to be the next Van Gogh to take a class from the Art Center of Corpus Christi – you just have to be interested! With classes available for all skill levels, in a variety of different mediums, and for students of all ages, the Art Center is sure to have something for everyone. For less than $100 each, you can choose from several different clay classes – with all necessary equipment and materials included. Likewise, for those of you with small children, we recommend trying out a few of their weekly youth classes!
Del Mar College
Ranking as one of Texas’ finest community colleges, Del Mar College offers plenty of classes for adults looking to continue their education. From various workforce-training programs to a wide variety of personal interest courses, Del Mar College is sure to offer a class that piques your interest. Some of their most popular continued education course subjects include:
Arts and Crafts
Fitness and Recreation
And even Pet Grooming!
For more information about the courses currently available, please visit Del Mar College’s website.
Learn to Sail Texas
Situated right along the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, Corpus Christi is home to one of the best sailing areas in the entire United States. And though you might not have a sailboat of your own, Learn to Sail Texas can help you take full advantage of the Gulf’s beautiful, pristine waters. Offering courses for both beginners and advanced sailors, they’ll teach you all about the American Sailing Association’s (ASA) basic requirements and sailing techniques for different sized sailboats, as well as how to navigate them in multiple sea conditions. Courses only take one weekend to complete, so don’t be afraid to give it a shot!
With so much to experience in Corpus Christi, there are dozens – if not hundreds – of new learning opportunities for both adults and kids of all ages to explore. Whether you’re looking to learn something new or brush up on a few rusty skills of yours, you’re bound to find something that piques your interest in Corpus Christi. Are you a resident that’s taken a class from one of these local places? Let us know how it is! Feel free to share your experience in the comments below.