Play At Home
While residents are being encouraged to stay home whenever possible, you can still find plenty of activities here to keep you active, engaged and connected!
Read on for ways to stay physically and mentally healthy, including activity pages, educational trivia, workouts and peaceful nature moments.
Take a Nature Break: Peaceful Moments
Did you know that even looking at photos and videos of nature can have a soothing and calming effect on your mind?
While you’re at home you can still enjoy a piece of nature during these uncertain times. Relax and let us bring you some peaceful moments your way.
View Peaceful Moments From:
Cullinan Park (March 26)
Brazos River Park (April 2)
Sugar Land Memorial Park (April 16)
Oyster Creek Park (April 24)
Play At Home Activities
Coloring is not only beneficial for kids, but adults too! Coloring helps to stay mindful and focused, reduce stress, improve motor skills and vision and can even help improve your sleep! Download and print our original coloring pages and enjoy some fun facts about our parks, too.
Sugar Land Coloring Art
by Charles Beyl
Charles Beyl is a local artist who has created works of art for Fort Bend mugs and the Sugar Land Mural at the Imperial Park Recreation Center. Charles has tailored his Sugar Land designs for coloring pages
Crafts and Activities
Sensory Sandbox - Great for staying indoors when it’s too hot or rainy! Toddlers and younger children stay entertained for a long time with this fun activity while improving their sensory skills. All you need is a large storage box or empty sandbox, 2-3 large bags of uncooked rice and toy shovels and buckets to get started!
Word Searches - This original Word Search activity sheet is downloadable, so print it for yourself and find out how many Sugar Land Park names you can find. Perfect for a rainy day!
Park Word Search I
Park Word Search II
Nature Scavenger Hunt - Get outdoors in the fresh air and see how many nature objects can you find in your front and back yard! This nature scavenger hunt is great for warm and sunny days!
Hummingbird Food Recipe - Thanks to our friends over at the Houston Museum of Natural Science for this easy recipe to bring feathered friends to your backyard!
Crossword Puzzle - El Paso Parks & Recreation has created a crossword puzzle with dozens of Texas parks, including one of our parks...find out which one!
Virtual Leisure Classes
Many of our leisure class instructors and community partners have come on board - and online - to bring you recreation programs and classes that you can do right at home.
Updates will be made regularly with the latest program information, so check back throughout the week!
Virtual Classes For Senior Adults
Afternoon Tai Chi Chih
Janet’s classes are pre-recorded, so you can move at your own pace and rewind as necessary! YouTube Link
Yoga with Ken
Ken’s yoga classes are pre-recorded, so you can move at your own pace and rewind as necessary! YouTube Link
Yoga with Maya
Specifically for seniors, Maya teaches yoga virtually via Zoom on Monday mornings.
Mon at 9 a.m. / Zoom Meeting ID: 491 089 1128 / Password: 4MCmzw
Mahesh teaches you Bollywood Dancing three times per week virtually via Zoom.
Mon at 3 p.m. / Zoom Meeting ID: 831 0724 9162
Chair Yoga with Nina
Nina offers chair yoga classes twice per week virtually via Zoom.
Mon & Wed at 10 a.m. / Zoom Meeting ID: 316 386 7675 / Password: 610460
**No classes on Monday, May 25 or Wednesday, May 27. Class will resume on Monday, June 1 at 10 a.m.
Strength Training for Seniors
Yaffa guides you through various exercises to strengthen your core and whole being in this virtual class twice per week via Zoom.
Mon at 8:30 a.m. / Zoom Meeting ID: 803 182 893 / Password: 308524
Fri at 8:30 a.m. / Zoom Meeting ID: 504 002 337 / Password: 024060
Tae Kwon Do
Master Jenny offers live Tae Kwon Do class twice per week via Zoom.
Mon, Wed & Fri at 5 p.m. / Zoom Meeting ID: 225 942 409 / Password: 018590
Stretch and Tone
Unna offers this relaxing stretch and tone session twice per week via Zoom.
Tues & Thurs at 10:30 a.m. / Zoom Meeting ID: 188 096 507 / Password: 133156
Kathy provides Zumba and Zumba combo classes three times per week via Zoom.
Zumba*: Tues at 5:30 p.m. / Zoom Meeting ID: 606 555 133 / Password: 087618
*Beginning June 1 these classes will be Zumba / Pound.
Cardio Toning*: Fri at 10:30 a.m. / Zoom Meeting ID: 848 853 115 / Password: 089271
*Beginning June 1 this class will be Zumba.
Zumba / Pound*: Sat at 10:30 a.m. / Zoom Meeting ID: 999 110 556 / Password: 019196
*Beginning June 1 this class will be Cardio/Toning.
Virtual Classes for Adults
AV Body Fitness
Frank offers exercise programs through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Visit his Facebook group or email him to get the first 15 days for free.
Core & More Training
Core & More Training is a medium to fast-paced mix of cardio, strength and core exercises designed to strengthen your abs, obliques, back, chest, glutes, hamstrings, and shoulders all while having fun. Prepare to sweat! For more information, contact Meoshe Hennesy via email.
Camp Gladiator Camps
Camp Gladiator, which normally teaches camps at our parks, is offering live classes on their Facebook page throughout the week! Follow their page for updates. Facebook Link
Learn, Love and Grow Cooking Classes
With love, a few local ingredients, creativity, and patience, together we have the ability to create some beautiful family/community memories. Classes taught virtually via the Zoom platform. For rates and more information, contact Nisha at 310-403-8846.
Yoga with Maya
Maya teaches yoga class two times per week virtually via Zoom.
Mon at 7:30 p.m. and Fri at 9:30 a.m. / Zoom Meeting ID: 491 089 1128 / Password: 4MCmzw
Virtual Classes For Youth
Fort Bend Tennis
You can still practice your tennis! These drills are from the U.S. Tennis Association’s Net Generation program.
Contact Chuck via email.
Young Rembrandts teaches art classes throughout the year at our facilities, but they are now offering an online drawing program! Head to their YouTube channel for quick and easy art tutorials.
Tinkergarten teachers normally teach outdoor classes for ages 0-8 years but they are currently offering Tinkergarten Tuesday classes via their Facebook page at 10:30 a.m. each Tuesday. Like their page for activity ideas and live streams!
Days/Times: Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.
Soccer Shots normally teaches programs out of our parks but currently the organization is providing live demos and interactive sessions through their Facebook page.
Social Distancing at our Parks
We understand the need for physical activity and fresh air, and recognize the many physical and health that benefits parks provide.
Because of this, our parks, trails and green space in our parks are open; however, many park amenities are closed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, including playgrounds, pavilions and picnicking facilities, picnic tables, park benches, park restrooms and tennis / basketball courts.
Click on the Social Distancing graphic for full size.
It’s extremely important to continue following the guidelines recommended by the CDC and Fort Bend County when going outside to ensure that our parks, trails and green spaces can remain open. Take a look at the Social Distancing graphic to keep in mind for your safety and the safety of others when visiting our parks. For the latest updates on facility and park operations related to COVID-19, please visit www.sugarlandtx.gov/Coronavirus.