The Missouri City Parks and Recreation Department is a Texas Gold Medal Award-winning department that maintains and operates a wide variety of park and natural areas, trails, athletic complexes and other facilities. Currently, the department maintains 20 developed parks, totaling 393 acres. Park amenities include multiple lighted sports fields, lakes, playgrounds, walking trails, a splashpad, and boating and fishing sites.
The Recreation and Tennis Center is the heart of the Recreation division and houses the majority of the City's recreation and fitness classes. Completed in 2012, the Recreation and Tennis Center features 13 tennis courts, 4 batting cages, a cardio and weight room, multi-purpose rooms, ample locker rooms and a six goal gymnasium, which can be configured for volleyball and pickleball.
Missouri City Parks and Recreation has daytime and evening recreational programs for residents and non-residents of all ages, and provides numerous special events throughout the year.