Texas is slowly reopening businesses but still asks everyone to do our part to stop the spread by staying home, keeping our distance, and wear masks. Even with these restrictions, you can still support local Kyle businesses during this time. Here’s a list of things you can do that are social distance-friendly and support Kyle businesses.
Stay Healthy and Strong
Many local gyms have switched to online workouts and coaching. CrossFit Hays has been posting workouts and motivation on its Facebook page. They’ve been scheduling live workouts on Zoom and Twitch. Orangetheory Fitness Kyle has live sessions with their coaches and they’ve been posting at-home workouts.
Soul Yoga PC is holding online yoga classes. They suggest a donation of $5 to $10 for class. They’re also sharing links to yoga videos. TAG’s World Gymnastics has inspirational posts and videos of incredible gymnastic performances. They’re offering private sessions for $10 for a 30-minute conditioning lesson. Want healthy meals? Weusi Wellness has free curbside pickups. Their Facebook page lists the current menu.
Order a Delicious Meal
Per Gov. Abbott’s Phase One to Open Texas protocols, restaurants can open at 25 percent capacity starting on May 1. You can continue ordering curbside pickup and delivery from many local restaurants. Even EVO Entertainment is serving up food and cocktails like the Fiesta Boozy Magonada. Craving pies and casseroles? The Texas Pie Company is your go-to source.
Yearning for Texas food? Get your Tex-Mex fix at Garcia’s Restaurant. For BBQ, call Milt’s Pit BBQ or order online. Be sure to visit their Facebook page to verify they haven’t sold out for the day. Vietnamese restaurant Pho Thaison offers online ordering, curbside pick-up, and delivery.
Are you in need of grocery items? Ilario’s has four DIY hearty home packages. You can order the basics or an Italian kit. Want a home meal replacement that you can heat at home? Hays City Store can help. Or you can order from the menu. While the theater’s reopening is up in the air, you can enjoy food from Sylver Spoon by ordering takeout or delivery.
Play Old-Fashioned Board and Card Games
Many families are taking a break from electronics by playing board and card games or doing jigsaw puzzles. You can order games online or from Kyle Walmart and Target for pick up.
Get Fresh Air at the City Park
Kyle city parks are open. Although city crews regularly sanitize amenities, they encourage visitors to bring their own hand sanitizer and practice social distancing.
Take Online Classes
Is there something you’ve been wanting to learn? Perhaps, how to bake and decorate a cake? A new programming language? Maybe earn professional certification in your field or a new field. You can find a wealth of free classes online.
Don’t forget Kyle Public Library. They have ebooks and audiobooks that you can download. You can explore your family history, learn a foreign language through Duolingo, and read accurate resources related to history and science. Many of these resources require a login to access. It’s free for Kyle residents.
Yes, there’s something you can do outside of your home. Plum Creek Golf Course is open. You can schedule your tee time online. The golf course is following CDC social distancing guidelines.
Unless you live with your playing partner, they ask everyone to ride their golf carts alone. All carts are disinfected before and after each use. On the putting green. the cup has a spacer to prevent the ball from going into the hole. It allows you to pick up the ball without touching anything.
For more ideas, connect with our Crosswinds community team on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Want to look at new homes in Kyle? You can safely tour the homes virtually on the Crosswinds website.