The City of Davison, Davison Township, Richfield Township, and Davison Community Schools are working together to develop a 5-year parks and recreation plan. We need your input regarding recreational facilities and programming provided by the Davison Area communities. Please take a few moments to complete the following opinion survey, it should take you about 5 minutes to complete.

The following park and recreational facilities exist in the Davison Area:
Township- and City-owned Parks
1) Veterans Court of Honor Township Park
2) Black Creek Nature Trail / Irish Road Trail
3) Kitchen School / Zirnhelt Park
4) Davison Area Senior Center
5) Richfield Township Park
6) Jack N. Abernathy Regional Park
7) Waterworks Park
8) Scofield Park
9) Manford Park
10) The Robert Williams Nature & Historical Learning Center
11) Davison Community Dog Park
12) Callis Lake Park
13) M-15 Heritage Route Trail
Davison Community Schools
1) Central Elementary
2) Cardinals Nest/Cardinal Center
3) Davison High School
4) Davison Alternative Education
5) Davison Middle School
6) Gates Elementary
7) Hahn Intermediate
8) Hill Elementary
9) Siple Elementary
10) Thomson Elementary

* 1. How many times did you visit each of the following Township or City parks or facilities in the Davison Area in the past year?

  0 1-2 3-5 6+ don't know
Veterans Court of Honor Township Park
Black Creek Nature Trail / Irish Road Trail
Kitchen School / Zirnhelt Park
Davison Area Senior Center
Richfield Township Park
Jack N. Abernathy Regional Park
Waterworks Park
Scofield Park
Manford Park
The Robert Williams Nature & Historical Learning Center
Davison Community Dog Park
Callis Lake Park
M-15 Heritage Route Trail

* 2. Why do you visit parks in the Davison Area? (Check all that apply.)

* 3. Please evaluate the following general aspects of parks and recreation in the Davison Area by using a scale of 1 to 5, where "1" is considered Very Good and "5" is considered Very Poor.

  1 2 3 4 5
Quality of Programs
Quality/Friendliness of Staff
Variety of Facilities/Amenities
Maintenance and Appearance
Safety and Security
Hours of Operation

* 4. What additional facilities/amenities would you like to see added to the Davison Area parks? (Check all that apply.)

* 5. Please assess the quality of recreational programs offered in the Davison Area by using a scale of 1 to 5, where "1" is considered Excellent and "5" is considered Inadequate.

  1 2 3 4 5
Youth sports leagues
Adult sports leagues
Instructional classes (archery, hunter safety, babysitter class, culinary, fly fishing, etc)
Health and fitness classes (zumba, dance, etc)
Senior citizen activities

* 6. Are there other types of recreation related programs not listed in Question 5 that you would like to see offered in the Davison Area?

* 7. It is important to enhance the natural resources and recreational opportunities on lakes, rivers and creeks in the Davison Area.

* 8. In the past year, have you visited any of the Genesee County parks in the area? These County parks include the Holloway Dam Public Access Area, Wolverine Campground & Beach, Walleye Pike Boat Launch, Richfield County Park, and Goldenrod Disc Golf Course.

* 9. If there is a person with a disability in your family, please indicate which of the following would make Davison Area parks more user-friendly for you and your family member. (Check all that apply.)

* 10. What do you like best about parks and recreation in the Davison Area?

* 11. What is one thing you would do to improve parks and recreation in the Davison Area?

* 12. Where do you live?

* 13. How many years have you lived in the Davison area?

* 14. What is your age?

* 15. Do you currently attend or do you have children who currently attend Davison Community Schools?

Thanks for completing our survey!

Should you have further suggestions or questions about parks and recreation in the Davison Area, please contact our consultant, Alan Bean, Spicer Group, (989) 921-5522, alanb@spicergroup.com.

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