Valley Township Parks, Recreation and Open Space PUBLIC OPINION SURVEY Thank you for participating in this survey regarding parks, recreation and open space in Valley Township. Your input will be extremely valuable in setting priorities. Please answer the questions as best you can. * What do you think are the 3 biggest needs for Parks, Recreation and Open Space in Valley? 1st 2nd 3rd * What do you think are the biggest problems facing parks in Valley? (check no more than 3) Not enough parks. Inadequate maintenance. Not the right kind of activities in existing parks. Not enough options for active recreation and sports. Parks are not within easy walking distance to homes. Valley should do more to protect natural areas. Other (please specify) * Are there sports or activities that Valley should have (or have more of)?Check no more than 3. Baseball Fields Basketball Courts (outdoor) Basketball Courts (indoor) Soccer and/or Lacrosse Fields Skateboard Park Dog Park Tennis Courts Fitness/Exercise Circuit Walking/Biking Trails Community Gardens Picnic Areas Playgrounds Outoor Ampitheater Other (please specify) * Are you involved with any of the athletic associations or sports leagues in Valley? Yes, I am directly involved I help out a little bit No, not directly If Yes, which organizations(s) are you involved with? * Does Valley offer enough community events and recreation programs? Yes, there are a lot of Township events and programs. No, Valley should offer more. I am not interested in community programs or events. Do you have ideas for new programs or events that Valley should consider? * Do you think Valley should have more trails for walking and biking? Yes Maybe No Comments: * How important do you think it is to have more nature-oriented parks and activities? Very important It would be nice, but not a high priority Not important * Does Valley offer enough outdoor opportunities for people of different ages? I wish there were more options for small children. I wish there were more options for teenagers. I wish there were more options for adults and senior citizens. There are already enough good options for everyone. Comments: * Would you be interested in attending a future public meeting to hear more about opportunities for parks, recreation and open space in Valley? Yes Maybe No * What other information or opinions would you like to share about parks, recreation and open space in Valley? Done. Thank you!