Get outside! Sugar Land has a wide variety of outdoor recreational opportunities available for residents and the surrounding community.
The Municipal Pool at City Park is open seasonally and swim lessons are offered onsite. Additionally, the Splashpad at River Park as well as the Splashpad at the Plaza adjacent to Smart Financial Center are typically open from April 15 through October 15 of each year.
Fishing is a popular amenity in the City of Sugar Land, including at Memorial Park, Eldridge Park, Sugar Mill Park and Thomas L. James Park. All individuals over the age of 17 years must have a current Texas freshwater fishing license. Up to five fish may be taken home per person, per day. Learn more about fishing licenses and community fishing regulations through the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD).
We have partnered with TPWD to receive fish stockings at select community fishing lakes at our parks. Stocking dates below:
Sugar Land has ample opportunities for mountain biking enthusiasts, with upcoming plans to bring even more mountain biking trails to the City. Existing trails for mountain biking include the Justin P. Brindley Trail at Memorial Park and Brazos River Corridor, trails at Oyster Creek Park and Lost Creek Park, and a BMX track at Lost Creek Park. View all of our trail maps here.
We have recently partnered with Fort Bend Mountain Biking Association to provide more mountain biking opportunities to Sugar Land. Visit FBMBA's website for local mountain biking udpates.
Memorial Park features a scenic lake ideal for kayaking and canoeing, with kayaking classes offered during the warmer months.
Park patrons are responsible for providing their own kayak or canoe. Kayak rentals are available through local organizations.
Sugar Land is home to numerous sports associations for youth and adults.