Palos Heights Park Survey

Palos Heights is developing a long range plan for our park and recreation facilities and we need your help! Please take a few minutes to complete this survey so that we can better meet your needs.

How would you rate your satisfaction with the maintenance of parks in Palos Heights?

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* 1. How would you rate your satisfaction with the maintenance of parks in Palos Heights?

Where should Palos Heights focus our parks and recreation efforts? Please rate each of the following roles (check 1-5 for each statement):

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* 2. Where should Palos Heights focus our parks and recreation efforts? Please rate each of the following roles (check 1-5 for each statement):

  1. Not at all Important 2. Not Very Important 3. Neutral/ Not Sure 4. Somewhat Important 5. Very Important
Keeping Parks well-maintained
Hosting community events/entertainment
Providing youth with positive ways to fill their free time (example: camps)
Providing high quality indoor recreational facilities
Providing high quality sports fields
Providing recreational programs for all ages
Other important focus areas
How often do you or your family use the Palos Heights Community Pool in season?

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* 3. How often do you or your family use the Palos Heights Community Pool in season?

How often do you or your family use the following park facilities? (please check one frequency circle for each facility)

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* 4. How often do you or your family use the following park facilities? (please check one frequency circle for each facility)

  Two or more times a month Once a month One or two times a year Never
Community Park
Palmer Park
Pasarelli Park
Crawford Park
Meyers Park
Walsh-Westgate Park
Veteran's Playlot
How often do you or your family use the following facilities? (please check one frequency circle for each facility)

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* 5. How often do you or your family use the following facilities? (please check one frequency circle for each facility)

  Two or more times a month Once a month One or two times a year Never
Lake Katherine
Cal Sag Trail
Recreation Center
If you seldom use or do not use parks in Palos Heights, what are your reasons?

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* 6. If you seldom use or do not use parks in Palos Heights, what are your reasons?

If you or your family has participated in any one of the following youth or adult activities or programs, please rate your satisfaction.

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* 7. If you or your family has participated in any one of the following youth or adult activities or programs, please rate your satisfaction.

  Excellent Good Satisfactory Not very good Inadequate N/A
Before/after school programs
Summer camps
Dance
Early childhood programs
Fine Arts
My Time to Shine Musical Theater
Youth athletic
Adult athletic
Teen Trips
Group Fitness
Active Aging
Adult programs
Other
What other recreational activities or programs would you or your family participate in if offered in Palos Heights?

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* 8. What other recreational activities or programs would you or your family participate in if offered in Palos Heights?

Please rank your interest in having the following public facilities in Palos Heights? (top 3, with 1 being your top choice)

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* 9. Please rank your interest in having the following public facilities in Palos Heights? (top 3, with 1 being your top choice)

Identify your top priority for improving open space, parks and recreation in Palos Heights.

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* 10. Identify your top priority for improving open space, parks and recreation in Palos Heights.

Which activities have you or your family done in the past 2 years? For each activity you participate in, please check the box that most closely represents how often you participate in each activity.

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* 11. Which activities have you or your family done in the past 2 years? For each activity you participate in, please check the box that most closely represents how often you participate in each activity.

  Several Times a Week Once per Week Less than once/month A few times a year Never
Baseball/softball
T-Ball
Basketball
Bicycling
Dog walking
Festivals, Fairs
Fishing
Gardening
Golf
Gymnasium activities
Jogging/Running
Walking for exercise
Waling for pleasure
Rollerblading
Pickleball
Picnicking
Playground (visit/play)
Skateboarding
Outdoor Soccer
Indoor Soccer
Swimming (pool)
Tennis
Volleyball
Youth Camps
Group Trips
What is your age?

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* 12. What is your age?

Male or Female?

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* 13. Male or Female?

How many people are in your household?

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* 14. How many people are in your household?

In what area of Palos Heights do you live?

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* 15. In what area of Palos Heights do you live?

How can the Palos Heights Parks and Recreation Department improve communication with residents? (choose all that apply)

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* 16. How can the Palos Heights Parks and Recreation Department improve communication with residents? (choose all that apply)

Is there anything else you would like to tell us about parks and recreation in Palos Heights?

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* 17. Is there anything else you would like to tell us about parks and recreation in Palos Heights?

If you would like a copy of the survey results, or to stay informed about parks and recreational activities in Palos Heights, please provide your e-mail address.

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* 18. If you would like a copy of the survey results, or to stay informed about parks and recreational activities in Palos Heights, please provide your e-mail address.

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