New This Year!  Digital Pool Passes!

These ‘Digital Passes’ are for the family pools open during the summer.  It does not change access to the “Swim at our Own Risk” pools.

Register your family online at www.firstcolony.org  NOW!

You cannot register at the pools.

CellBadge allows FCCSA to control access to lifeguarded pool facilities using a real-time database and online registration.  This is an online service that allows lifeguards to know who has valid access to our pools.  Lifeguards will identify patrons by Homeowner’s Last Name and Street Address.  After your registration, CellBadge lists all the family members associated with FCCSA address and let’s lifeguards know if they have a Valid, Invalid Registered or Unregistered access status.

DIGITAL POOL PASSES – CELLBADGE – HOW DO I REGISTER?

  1. Request your FCCSA pool pass online at https://firstcolony.cellbadge.com/Register.
  2. Go to the “Not Approved Yet? You need to register” section.  Fill out the initial Add Request form.
  3. Once your registration is verified, you will remain pending until you complete the next step.
  4. Follow the link in the email and fill out the “Registered Previously or Approved” section. Enter in our email address and mobile number and hit the “Request Pin” button.
  5. The Pin number will be sent via text to your mobile number. Enter the pin number at the prompt.
  6. Once you are into your account, complete your name and information. Do not add anyone not living at the home; they can come to the pool as a guest.  Maximum of 8 people allowed access per household.

Please register early so that you do not miss an of the fun this summer at the pools.  Allow until the next business day for your verification email if you register after hours or over the weekend. Bring a picture ID with you to the pool (driver’s license).  The lifeguards will look you up on their device and grant you access.

First Colony Parks & Recreation maintains several walking trails, parks, pools and playgrounds, allowing us to offer a variety of year-round leisure opportunities, which are available to all members. Also, take advantage of activities including Bocce Ball, Sand Volleyball, Tennis, or Disc Golf. There’s a wide variety of amenities for your enjoyment.

The amenities offered enhance lifestyles for residents, creating spaces that allow families to bond while increasing a sense of well-being. Take some time and visit one of the 10 neighborhood pools, the Aquatic Center fitness pool, Oyster Creek Boathouse, etc.

The First Colony Community Services Association (FCCSA) Board has an amenity philosophy of maintaining or creating a range of amenities that serve not only the existing Member demographics, but also the demographic that the Association is striving to attract; that is, the Board strives for First Colony to have a demographic range of Members that is broad, sustaining and that will promote an atmosphere of vibrancy and community.

FCCSA Amenities Philosophy

Aquatic Center and Neighborhood Pools

FCCSA operates 10 neighborhood pools and the Aquatic Center fitness pool. Summer pool hours are posted on the website.  All pools are open as of 6/16/2020.

The Aquatic Center fitness pool, The Lakes Pool and Austin Park pool are operated as  “swim at your own risk” pools. The Aquatic Center Lap Pool is open currently from 6 am – 8 pm, Monday – Saturday and Sundays 4 pm – 8 pm.  The Austin Park pool and The Lakes pool are open from 7 am – 8 pm.  Austin Park pool is closed on Thursdays for cleaning.  The Lakes pool is closed on Wednesdays for cleaning.  The Lakes and Austin Park pools will open on Monday, April 5, 2021.

DIGITAL POOL PASSES – CELLBADGE

These “Digital Passes” are for the family pools open during the summer. 

It does not change access to the Swim at your Own Risk Pools.

CellBadge allows FCCSA to control access to lifeguarded pool facilities using a real-time database and online registration.  CellBadge is an online service that allows lifeguards to know who has valid access to pools.  Lifeguards identify patrons by homeowner Last Name and Street Address.  CellBadge lists all family members associated with the home and lets lifeguards know if they have a Valid, Invalid, Registered or Unregistered access status.

How do I register?

  1. Add your FCCSA pool pass online at https://firstcolony.cellbadge.com/Register
  2. Go to the “Not Approved Yet? You need to register” section.  Fill out the initial Add Request form.
  3. Once your registration is verified, then you will receive an email message to complete your registration. Your registration will remain pending until you complete the next step.
  4. Follow the link in the email and fill out the “Registered Previously or Approved” section. Enter in your email address and mobile number and hit the “Request PIN” button.
  5. The PIN number will be sent via text to your mobile number. Enter the PIN number at the prompt.
  6. Once you are into your account, complete your name and information. Add every member of your household that is living at the FCCSA address.  Do not add anyone not living at the home; they can come to the pool as a guest.  Maximum of 8 people allowed in per household.

Please register early so that you do not miss any of the fun this summer at the pools.  Allow until the next business day for your verification email if you register after hours or over the weekend.  Bring a picture id with you to the pool (driver’s license).  The lifeguards will look you up on their device and grant you access.

Please check the Pool Rules for full information.

To provide further service to the Community, First Colony Community Services Association offers an after-hours emergency phone line to report any emergencies that occur during non-business hours. If you notice an emergency situation (that falls under the control of FCCSA) when the FCCSA office is not open, you can call or text (281) 705-3051 and leave a message explaining the emergency and a contact number where you can be reached if a follow up is needed. This after-hours line should not be used for police, fire or emergency medical needs.

***Private swim lessons or any for profit activities are not allowed at the pool without authorization from FCCSA.***

Classes & Programs
Aquatic Center- Policy and Procedures Manual
Austin Park & The Lakes Pools Policy & Procedure Manual
Map (PDF)

  • FCCSA pools are for residents and their guests only.
  • A current FCCSA pool pass registration is required for entry.  There is a max. of 8 people allowed per visit per household including guests.
  • Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied and supervised at all times by a person at least 18 years of age.
  • Appropriate swim attire is required of all residents and their guests.
  • Children in wading pools must be supervised at all times by a person at least 18 years of age.
  • Infants and children are required to wear diapers and plastic pants as needed.
  • For the safety of everyone, please walk while in the pool area.
  • Pets, roller blades, bikes and skateboards are not permitted in the pool area.
  • No diving is allowed in shallow areas.
  • No alcohol or smoking is allowed in pool areas.
  • No pets allowed in pool areas.
  • Abusive language or behavior is not permitted.
  • Private swim lesson instruction or any for profit activities are not allowed at the pool without authorizations from FCCSA.
  • Large groups of twelve (12) or more are required to schedule pool use through the Parks and Recreation office.
  • Pool safety breaks are scheduled once every hour.
  • Pool area is cleared at the first sight of lightning or sounding of thunder.
  • Lifeguards may impose additional rules to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all patrons at the pool.
First Colony Safe Swimming during COVID -19
Covid-19 Pool Rules
Supplemental Notice

The Aquatic Center Lap Pool is a “Swim at Your Own Risk” facility. Lifeguards are not on duty. Since its main use is as a fitness swimming facility, there will be NO areas of the pool designated leisure swimming areas. FCCSA owns and operates ten (10) other neighborhood pools for which leisure activities are appropriate.

The pool is equipped with a secure entrance system that allows residents to use only during the open hours. Residents are required to submit a $100 deposit for the pool access card. The resident must be the owner of the home and be over 21 to receive the card. The deposit is refundable when the card is returned (lose the card, lose the deposit).

Pool Hours
6:00 am – 8:00 pm Monday-Saturday
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Sunday
Pool is closed Sunday morning for maintenance.

The pool will be closed for all special events held at the Aquatic Center.

Pool reopens on June 1, 2020.

First Colony Swim Team Practice Schedule
October 1, 2020
Age Groups and Masters

The course is at short course with 20 lanes. Residents must share resident lanes. Up to 4 people per lane keeping social distancing in mind.

Residents (with access card):

Monday – Saturday    6:00 am – 10:00 pm

Sunday                         4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

First Colony Swim Team  (Age Groups & Masters):

Monday – Friday             5:15 am – 6:45 am

 3:30 am – 7:45 pm

Mon,Wed,Fri                   11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Saturday                           6:30 am – 11:00 am

Fort Bend Masters Swim Team

Mon, Wed, Fri                                5:00 am – 6:00 am

Saturday                                          6:30 am – 8:00 am

A-Beautiful Pools is now booking pool parties for the summer! All pools except Austin Park pool, Crescent Lakes, The Lakes and the Aquatic Center Fitness Pool will be able to be reserved for private parties.

Pool party requests can be completed on their website at www.a-beautifulpools.com. Select “What We offer” and then “Pool Parties”. There is a 10-day advance requirement for booking, reserving and payment for all pool parties. If you have any further questions please contact Ann at (281) 376-6510.

Book My Party

Tennis & Pickleball Courts

Tennis courts and Pickleball courts are available for use by First Colony Community Services Association members. Members may pick up a key for access to the FCCSA tennis & pickleball courts at the main office (4350 Austin Parkway). A $20 deposit is required (check only). Use of the tennis & pickleball courts is limited to tennis & pickleball activities only. Skateboarding, roller blading, biking, etc. is strictly prohibited.

Hours of Use: FCCSA tennis & pickleball courts are available to members by clicking on appointment plus below to schedule a court or if the court is not scheduled then on a first come, first serve basis. Courts are reserved for FCCSA approved lessons, leagues and tournaments.

Sunday- Saturday: 7 days a week from 7:00 am- 11:00 pm. Court lights are set on timers to come on at dusk and go off at 11:00 pm.

For Pickleball Lessons, Contact Allan and Sharon Meyer, IPTPA Level II Instructors, for private, semi-private, or small group lessons at (281)380-7013.

Please note:  During the COVID-19 health crisis, in accordance with Governor Abbott’s executive order GA-18, the following are the minimum recommended health protocols for all individuals engaging in outdoor sports in Texas:

Self -screen before playing in an outdoor sport for any of the following, new or worsening signs or symptoms of possible COVID-19:

  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath of difficulty breathing
  • Having a fever equal to or greater than 100.0 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of taste or smell
  • Chills or repeated shaking with chills
  • Know close contact with someone who is lab confirmed to have COVID-19

the virus that causes COVID-19 is still circulating in our communities.  We should continue to observe practices that protect everyone, including those who are most vulnerable.

Thank you for your continued cooperation.

Tennis Courts

Pickleball Courts

Leagues and Lessons: FCCSA reserves tennis & pickleball courts for First Colony tennis leagues and  tennis & pickleball lessons. The lesson and league schedule is posted for your convenience at each court location.

Instruction of private tennis & pickleball lessons are strictly prohibited unless approved through the First Colony Parks and Recreation Dept. First Colony Parks and Recreation Dept. must approve all organized tennis lessons, leagues, tournaments and programs.

To report problems please contact FCCSA at (281) 634-9555 to report any damaged equipment of facilities. Please report vandals or trespassers to Sugar Land Police Dept. at (281) 275-2500.

Lexington Colony – 1314 Sheffield
Features: 4 lighted tennis courts, 2 pickleball courts (unlighted at this time, 10/20/2020, but lights will be installed) playground, neighborhood pool, picnic tables with grills, and park benches. Bathrooms are available through the gate with your tennis key.

Woodstream – 3301 Larkwood
Features: 2 lighted tennis courts, neighborhood pool, and picnic tables. Bathrooms are available with your tennis key.

Classes & Programs

New Tennis & Pickleball Court Scheduler- AppointmentPLUS

First Colony Community Services Association (FCCSA) has a tennis & pickleball court reservation system. AppointmentPlus will allow residents to schedule a tennis court or pickleball court that meets their needs. No more first come first serve, unless the court has not been reserved online. FCCSA approved tennis lessons and leagues will be scheduled in the system as well and will continue to take precedent. No resident will be allowed to reserve more than one court on any given day in order to give all residents an opportunity to play.

Click on the link below. You will need to create an account when you visit the first time. After you register, FCCSA will be notified and then will confirm that you are a resident of FCCSA. After we confirm your residence, you will be able to start reserving a court. Please allow until the next business day for us to confirm your registration if you register after hours or over the weekend.  Limit 2 registrations per household.

Residents must have a key to access the tennis courts. A tennis court key can be issued at the office for a $20 refundable deposit, payable by check only.

Reserve Now

Heritage Colony Clubhouse

The Heritage Colony Clubhouse is available to members of FCCSA to rent. It is great for bridal showers, birthday parties, graduation parties and much more! For more information or to check availability call (281) 634-9555. To reserve the clubhouse you must come to the office with a deposit check.

Clubhouse location: 3320 Double Lake
Missouri City, TX 77459

Amenities: Kitchen with full size refrigerator, five (5) banquet size tables and thirty (30) chairs. Access to the pool area during the summer season is available for additional charge.

Capacity: 40 people maximum
Security deposit: $225.00 (deposit is refundable if there is no damage)

Rental fee: $30.00 an hour (2-hour minimum) Processing Fee: $25.00 fee for all rentals altered/changed or cancelled less than 48 hours’ notice of rental date.

Oyster Creek Boathouse

The Oyster Creek Boathouse is located at 15910 Creekbend Dr., Sugar Land, TX 77478. Members can check-out a kayak at the boathouse on Saturdays and Sundays.  Open from

April 17 – October 31, 2021

The boathouse hours of operation:
Saturdays & Sundays open from 8 am – 12 pm and 4 pm – 7 pm.
Memorial Day and Labor Day – 8 am – 12 pm and 4 pm – 7 pm.

You must be 21 years of age or older to check-out a kayak; rowers under 21 must be accompanied by an adult.  There is no cost to check-out a kayak for FCCSA members.  You will need to stop by the FCCSA office to pick up a Kayak pass first to check out a kayak.  Once you have the pass, keep it for the season.  You will need to show proof of residency to receive a kayak pass by providing your driver’s license or current utility bill or lease agreement. The FCCSA office is located at 4350 Austin Parkway, Sugar Land.  Office hours are Monday – Friday from 9 am – 4 pm.  Non-residents may check out a kayak by purchasing a pass at the FCCSA office. A daily one-use pass is $10.00 per person with a season pass cost of $50.00 per person.  Reservations are not accepted as kayaks are checked-out on a first come, first serve basis.  Don’t forget to bring along sun block and drinking water!  There are no pets allowed in the kayaks. Life preservers are provided and must be worn by all participants.  Staff will only allow a few people in the boathouse at a time to provide social distancing for the safety of our staff and our residents.  For more information check out the website at www.firstcolony.org.

Kayak and Paddleboard Programs

Parks & Trails

The parks and trails in FCCSA are open to all residents. Below is a list of all parks and trails, and their locations.  Playgrounds are open again as of 6/16/2020.

  • Austin Meadows- Austin Meadows Lane – Newly Renovated 2020   (located at 4100-4176 Austin Meadow Drive, Sugar Land, 77479 (address from Google).  It is off Elkins Road and Summer Hill Drive in the Austin Meadow neighborhood).
  • Colony Meadow I- Colony Oaks Drive
  • Colony Meadows II- Colony Glen Court
  • Crescent Lakes- Oxbow
  • Heritage Colony- Double Lake
  • Lakefield- Lakefield Way – Newly Renovated – 2020
  • Lakes of Austin Park- end of Lakefield Blvd
  • Lakes of Edgewater- Vista Lake Drive
  • Oaks of Alcorn- Bayou Bend Court
  • Plantation Bend- Cypress Run Drive
  • Plantation Creek- Plantation Colony Drive
  • Riverbend North- Nails Creek Drive
  • The Enclave- Branch View Lane
  • Crescent Lakes Jogging Trail- 4777 Oxbow
  • Woodstream Trail- Larkwood
    Trail Markers
FCCSA Community Map

More Amenities….

Aquatic Center Amenities

  • 2 Bocce Ball Courts
  • 2 Sand Volleyball Courts
  • Disc Golf
  • Picnic Tables
  • Drinking Fountains
  • 23 Acre Lake
    • Non-motorized boats are permitted on lakes. Fishing is permitted in common areas. Fish populations include bass, catfish, and perch. Lakes are stocked with fish based on measured population.