4.0 Make Pearland a more competitive recreation and cultural destination for residents and visitors. 

4.1 Effectively implement the 2015 Pearland Parks and Recreation Master Plan.
4.2 Develop a sports marketing program to attract youth and adult athletic tournaments to Pearland.
4.3 Partner with non-profit arts and culture organizations to grow Pearland's capacity
4.4 Create, program, and staff a unified arts organization in Pearland.

Progress Highlights
  • The Parks Master Plan was approved by City Council on November 23, 2015. 
  • The City celebrated the opening of the Hickory Slough Sportsplex on October 5, 2015 and the Shadow Creek is scheduled to open in June 2016.
  • Since City Council approved the creation of the Forever Parks foundation in 2013, the group has met, adopted by-laws and began branding efforts. They are working on their first fundraising project.
  • The Pearland Alliance for Arts and Culture (PAAC), PAA&C has partnered with the Pearland CVB to serve as the funding mechanism for the Pear-Scape Public Art project. The PAA&C also co-hosted “Fusion of The Arts 2015”, an event featuring visual artists and guest author and Pearland resident Col.  Robert Sholly.  The event will again be co-partnered in 2016 and will include art and cultural presenters across disciplines.