Citizen Input Survey

The goal of the Bedford Parks and Recreation Department is to provide the best parks and recreation systems that is available. As you probably know, the parks and recreation department over the last few years was able to complete phase 1 of the Boys Ranch Park Master Plan. The City of Bedford is currently seeking citizen input for the remaining phases of the Boys Ranch Park Master Plan. As part of Phase Next, the city is considering a multi-generational activity / senior center and new athletic facilities. In an effort to meet the needs of the community, the City of Bedford is seeking participation in the the survey below. We take this information seriously and use it to help prioritize specific projects and needs of the community. We would ask that you take a few minutes to complete this survey. Your specific answers will be completely anonymous, but your views, in combination with those of others, are extremely important to us. 

* 1. HOW LONG HAVE YOU LIVED AT YOUR CURRENT RESIDENCE?

* 2. TO WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING AGE CATEGORIES DO YOU BELONG?

* 3. DO YOU HAVE ANY MINORS LIVING IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD?

* 4. IF YES, WHAT AGE IS THEIR AGE RANGE? CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.

* 5. WHERE DO YOU GENERALLY GO FOR YOUR INDOOR RECREATION NEEDS?

* 6. DURING A NORMAL MONTH, HOW OFTEN WOULD YOU SAY YOU USE INDOOR RECREATION FACILITIES?

* 7. HAVE YOU EVER VISITED A PUBLIC ACTIVITY / SENIOR CENTER IN ANOTHER CITY?

* 8. IN TERMS OF PROGRAMS OR ACTIVITIES, WHAT DID YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT THE ACTIVITY / SENIOR CENTER YOU VISITED?

* 9. PLEASE STATE HOW LIKELY OR UNLIKELY YOU OR A MEMBER OF YOUR FAMILY WOULD BE TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY OF THESE ACTIVITIES. 
(VL = VERY LIKELY, L= LIKELY, U=UNLIKELY, VU=VERY UNLIKELY)

  VL L U VU
A. INDOOR BASKETBALL 
B. INDOOR TRACK ACTIVITY 
C. FITNESS OR AEROBICS 
D. WEIGHTS/CARDIO EQUIPMENT 
E. RECREATIONAL CLASSES 
F. INDOOR VOLLEYBALL 
G. DANCING LESSONS 
H. ACTIVITIES FOR TEENS 
I. ARTS & CRAFTS CLASSES 
J. GROUP OR COMMUNITY MEETINGS 
K. ACTIVITIES FOR SENIOR CITIZENS 
L. SWIMMING 
M. MARTIAL ARTS 
N. COMMUNITY THEATER/DRAMA 
O. GAME ROOMS/POOL TABLES 
P. PRESCHOOL ACTIVITIES 
Q. PARTY RENTALS 
R. COOKING CLASSES 

* 10. IN GENERAL, IF AN ACTIVITY / SENIOR CENTER IS BUILT, HOW LIKELY WOULD YOU OR YOUR FAMILY USE IT BASED ON THE ACTIVITIES DESCRIBED ABOVE?

* 11. DO YOU ATTEND THE BEDFORD SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER?

* 12. IF YOU ANSWERED "YES", PLEASE ESTIMATE HOW OFTEN YOU ATTEND THE BEDFORD SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER:

* 13. DO YOU FEEL THE BEDFORD SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER PROVIDES ADEQUATE SPACE FOR CURRENT AND FUTURE PROGRAMMING? PLEASE EXPLAIN:

* 14. IF BEDFORD HAD A LARGER ACTIVITY / SENIOR CENTER WITH MORE ACTIVITIES, HOW LIKELY WOULD YOU ATTEND?

* 15. WHAT TYPE OF ACTIVITIES AT THE NEW ACTIVITY / SENIOR CENTER DO YOU THINK THE CITY SHOULD OFFER THAT WOULD ENCOURAGE MORE PARTICIPATION FROM THE SENIOR RESIDENTS OF THE COMMUNITY?

* 16. DO YOU ATTEND OTHER SENIOR CENTERS?

* 17. WHICH  HOURS WOULD YOU MOST LIKELY USE THE FACILITY DURING THE WEEK?

* 18. HOW LIKELY WOULD YOU USE THE ACTIVITY / SENIOR CENTER DURING THE WEEKEND?

* 19. WHAT TYPE OF RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE OFFERED TO YOUTH AT A NEW ACTIVITY / SENIOR CENTER?

* 20. THE CITY IS ALSO STUDYING THE CONSTRUCTION OF AQUATIC AMENITIES AS A COMPONENT OF THE ACTIVITY / SENIOR CENTER. HOW IMPORTANT DO YOU THINK IT IS FOR THE CITY TO INCLUDE AQUATIC AMENITIES AS PART OF AN ACTIVITY / SENIOR CENTER?

* 21. HAVE YOU EVER VISITED AN INDOOR OR OUTDOOR AQUATIC FACILITY IN ANOTHER CITY?

* 22. WHAT WAS ONE THING THAT YOU LIKED MOST ABOUT IT? (IF YOU ANSWERED "NO" TO THE PREVIOUS QUESTION, PLEASE TYPE N/A.)

* 23. HOW STRONGLY WOULD YOU SUPPORT THE FOLLOWING INDOOR AQUATIC FEATURES BEING INCLUDED IN AN ACTIVITY / SENIOR CENTER? 
(SS=STRONGLY SUPPORT, S=SUPPORT, O=OPPOSE, SO=STRONGLY OPPOSE)

  SS S O SO
A. WADING POOL
B. ZERO-BEACH ENTRY POOL
C. FAMILY CHANGING ROOMS
D. WATER SLIDES
E. FITNESS/LAP LANE POOL
F. LAZY RIVER
G. CHILDREN'S PLAY FEATURES

* 24. HOW STRONGLY WOULD YOU SUPPORT THE FOLLOWING OUTDOOR AQUATIC FEATURES BEING INCLUDED IN AN ACTIVITY / SENIOR CENTER? 
(SS=STRONGLY SUPPORT, S=SUPPORT, O=OPPOSE, SO=STRONGLY OPPOSE)

  SS S O SO
A. WADING POOL
B. WATER PLAY AREA
C. ZERO-BEACH ENTRY POOL
D. LAZY RIVER
E. WATER SLIDES
F. FITNESS/LAP LANE POOL
G. SHADE FEATURES
H. WATER SPRAYGROUND
I. PICNIC AREA/GAZEBO

* 25. THE CITY IS ALSO STUDYING THE CONSTRUCTION OF NEW ATHLETIC / PARK FACILITIES AS A COMPONENT OF PHASE NEXT OF THE BOYS RANCH PROJECT. HOW IMPORTANT DO YOU THINK IT IS FOR THE CITY OF BEDFORD TO INCLUDE NEW ATHLETIC / PARK FACILITIES.

* 26. HOW STRONGLY WOULD YOU SUPPORT THE FOLLOWING ATHLETIC / PARK FACILITIES FEATURES AS PART OF PHASE NEXT OF THE BOYS RANCH PROJECT?
(SS=STRONGLY SUPPORT, S=SUPPORT, O=OPPOSE, SO=STRONGLY OPPOSE)

  SS S O SO
A. BASEBALL / SOFTBALL COMPLEX
B. TENNIS COURT COMPLEX
C. SOCCER FIELD COMPLEX
D. SKATE PARK
E. WALKING TRAILS
F. SAND VOLLEYBALL COURTS
G. OUTDOOR BASKETBALL COURTS
H. EXPANSION OF DISC GOLF COURSE
I. Inline Hockey
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