Sterling Lakes’ residents will enjoy the convenience of location paired with nature’s beauty in their new south Houston community. Sterling Lakes is located on Highway 288 and County Road 56, 3 miles south of Highway 6. Family-style recreation will lead the way in Sterling Lakes with the $2.5 million Recreation Center Complex that will center around SplashPad Texas. The water park and recreation area features enough attractions to entertain a large family all year round. Minutes from the Texas Medical Center, downtown Houston, Hobby Airport, NASA and Kemah Boardwalk, while still less than 40 miles from the Gulf Coast. Sterling Lakes children are zoned to Alvin Independent School District.