Awards & Recognition

This page highlights some of the awards and recognition the Missouri City Parks & Recreation Department has received over the years.

CAPRA Accreditation

The Missouri City Parks and Recreation Department joined an elite group of park and recreation agencies across the country by earning national accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). This mark of distinction indicates that our agency has met rigorous standards related to the management and administration of lands, facilities, resources, programs, safety, and services.

To learn more about this outstanding achievement, please click here.

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  1. 2020 -2023
  2. 2011 - 2019
  3. 1990 - 1997


  • Texas Recreation & Parks Society Gold Medal Award
  • USTA Outstanding Facility Award
  • Texas Recreation & Parks Society East Region Lone Star Programing Achievement - Outdoor Explores Camp


  • Texas Recreation & Parks Society East Region Young Professional of the Year - Daniele Stewart
  • Texas Recreation & Parks Society East Region Part-Timer of the Year - Javier Calvin
  • Texas Recreation & Parks Society East Region Advocate of the Year - Llarance Turner
  • Texas Recreation & Parks Society Michal Anne Lorde Leadership Academy - Daniele Stewart


  • Greater Houston Chapter of American Society of Public Administration's Leadership Award - Jason Mangum