Update From Mayor Joe Zimmerman

UPDATE: Mayor Zimmerman provides the latest on the phased re-opening plan for the City’s parks facilities and programs in line with Phase II of the Governor’s Open Texas Plan.

What to know

  • The Imperial Park Recreation Center reopened for restricted use on Monday, May 18. There are new procedures and operating hours for the center — visit www.sugarlandtx.gov/IPRC to learn more BEFORE you go. Parks, benches and picnic tables not under a picnic pavilion or adjacent to a playground or other play feature are now open for use. The Skate Park and Pawm Springs Dog Park also reopened earlier this week.
  • While you are visiting any of our City facilities, please make sure to follow all social distancing guidelines, consider wearing a cloth face covering and please do not enter if you aren’t feeling well.
  • As new phases of the Governor’s Open Texas Plan are announced, we will revisit the reopening of additional City parks facilities and programs in line with any new orders. We will continue making these decisions based on the advice of our health authorities. Future openings will include currently closed or suspended programs and amenities, such as:
    • 4+ person sports like volleyball and basketball,
    • Park pavilion and building reservations,
    • Day camps, sports camps, special events and the T.E. Harman Senior Center,
    • Playgrounds,
    • Splash pads, and
    • Drinking Fountains.

Parks and Recreation Information

City Offices closed on Monday, May 25th – Memorial Day:

City offices will be closed Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day. Residents that receive collection from Republic Services will be serviced according to their normal schedule. Greatwood residents will not receive collection from Best Trash on Monday, May 25. Collection will resume on the next scheduled service day.

Memorial Day 2020 Video:

As we head into Memorial Weekend, please join us in honoring our fallen in this tribute to our military heroes. In the unprecedented times of COVID-19, we are not able to gather in-person for Sugar Land’s annual Memorial Day Ceremony, but we would like to invite you to visit Sugar Land Memorial Park in remembrance of the fallen.

Please continue to visit www.sugarlandtx.gov/coronavirus for information, as well as our social channels (Facebook, Twitter, Nextdoor). The Fort Bend County Health and Human Services Department is managing the local response. You may also visit the state health department’s COVID-19 website and the Centers for Disease Control.

The city continues to work closely with the health department and Sugar Land’s local health authority and meet on a daily basis to ensure city leaders have all the facts and make decisions based on advice from health experts.