Boyne City Parks and Recreation Plan Survey

The City of Boyne City is updating the Parks and Recreation Plan.  The previous Plan was approved in 2015.  The Plan update will allow the City to inventory their parks and recreational services thoroughly, seek public opinion and direction about desired improvements, and prepare for future funding opportunities.

The survey is available from November 1-November 17.  Paper copies of this survey are also available at City Hall, 319 North Lake Street, Boyne City, MI  49712.

Please visit www.cityofboynecity.com to keep up with the park and recreation planning process.

Answers will be kept anonymous. Thank you for your time!

 

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* 1. What type of recreation facilities would you like to see increased in Boyne City? (Check All that Apply)

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* 2. What type of recreation programs would you like to see increased in Boyne City?

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* 3. How important are the following in Boyne City?

  Extremely Important Very Important Somewhat Important Not so important Not at all important
Beaches
Lake Charlevoix and Boyne River water quality
Nonmotorized trails
Motorized trails
Biking
Camping
Hiking
Athletics/organized programs
Winter activities

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Location of Parks

Location of Parks

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* 4. Which of the following City Parks do you visit?

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* 5. How often do you visit the following parks?

  Weekly Monthly Rarely Never Never heard of it
North Lake Street (Moll) Park
Sunset Park
Avalanche
Open Space
City Boat Launch
Rotary Park
Veterans Memorial Park
Old City Park
Peninsula Beach
Riverside Park
Tannery Park
City Marina
Lower Lake Street Beach
Boyne River Nature Area
Ridge Run Dog Park
Boyne City to Charlevoix Trail

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* 6. How would you rate the condition of each park?

  Excellent Good Fair Poor I don't know
North Lake Street (Moll) Park
Sunset Park
Avalanche
Open Space
City Boat Launch
Rotary Park
Veterans Memorial Park
Old City Park
Peninsula Beach
Riverside Park
Tannery Park
City Marina
Lower Lake Street Beach
Boyne River Nature Area
Ridge Run Dog Park
Boyne City to Charlevoix Trail

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* 7. How would you rate the following characteristics of Boyne City parks and facilities?

  Excellent Good Fair Poor I don't know
Number of parks
Size of parks
Variety of public facilities
Quality of public facilities
Programming
Trail connectivity
Number of events
Safety
Parking
Accessibility

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* 8. What prevents you from using the Recreational facilities more frequently?  (Check all that apply.)

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* 9. Please rate the following statements.

  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
Accessible and interconnected trails that support a healthy lifestyle.
Parks with a regional draw, offering special events and programs.
Smaller neighborhood parks with gathering spaces and playscapes.
Parks that offer opportunities for passive recreation and connection with nature.  Passive recreation requires minimum facilities or development for participation.  
Parks that offer opportunities for active recreation.  Active recreation requires facilities and structure for participation.  
Low cost parks with minimal amenities and low maintenance requirements.

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* 10. Please rate the following statements.

  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree
The City’s parks are well maintained.
The City’s trails are well maintained.
The City should explore purchasing additional land for recreation and/or preservation.
The City should continue to improve its existing properties instead of expanding services.
The diversity of facilities available to residents is acceptable.
Parks and Recreation facilities should be a high priority for the City Commission.
The City should focus on passive recreational opportunities such as trails, picnic areas, nature parks.

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* 11. What type of facility or amenity would you like to see added to the Boyne City parks and/or facilities?

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* 12. What is your age range?

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* 13. Do you have children in your household?

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* 14. Are you a City of Boyne City resident?  (City residents pay property taxes to the City of Boyne City.)

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* 15. I would support an increase in funding for the Parks and Recreation Services even if it raised my taxes.

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* 16. If you are not a City of Boyne City resident, where do you reside?

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* 17. Which of the following best describes your residential status?

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* 18.  Please leave further comments here that can help guide the future of the Parks and Recreation opportunities in Boyne City.

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