About the program
UH Sugar Land campus
UH’s Sport and Fitness Administration program is offering classes at the university’s Sugar Land campus starting in Spring 2014. This expansion of the program reflects its versatility and forward-thinking approach to preparing future sport industry leaders. Courses at the Sugar Land campus will include some existing courses and some new courses that will leverage the campus’ proximity to and relationship with the Sugar Land Skeeters baseball team, Constellation Field, the city of Sugar Land’s Parks and Recreation Department, and other local sport and recreation organizations.
About Sugar Land
A panoramic view of the Sugar Land town plaza
The city of Sugar Land is located approximately 20 miles southwest of downtown Houston. This culturally-rich municipality is one of the fastest growing cities in Texas and has been repeatedly gained recognition on the state and national levels. Among the city’s accolades are its titles as the fittest city in Texas, one of the safest cities in America, and several environmental awards including being named “Tree City USA” in 2012, receiving a top clear air award and being recognized as having the top water safety and quality in Texas.
Constellation Field - home of the Sugar Land Skeeters
Sugar Land has a diverse population of approximately 85,000 and boasts impressive amenities for its size. These amenities include the Sugar Land Skeeters professional minor league baseball team at Constellation Field, the Sugar Land Imperials 3HL minor league hockey team at Sugar Land Ice & Sports, more than 50,000 acres of scenic parks, trails and recreational facilities, youth and adult recreational sports leagues, year-round events and concerts, the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land and First Colony Mall.
A concert at the Sugar Land town plaza
The bustling Sugar Land Town Square features a variety of shops and restaurants, and nightlife options. To learn more about Sugar Land, go to www.VisitSugarLandTX.com.