Community Online Survey

The Pendleton/Fall Creek Township Park and Recreation Board would like your input to help determine recreation and parks priorities for our community. This survey will take 15-20 minutes to complete. We greatly appreciate your time!

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* 1. Where is your residence located?

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* 2. Have you or members of your household visited any Pendleton/Fall Creek Township parks or facilities during the past year?

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* 3. Overall, how would you rate the level of maintenance of ALL of the parks/facilities of the Pendleton/Fall Creek Township Parks and Recreation Department you have visited?

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* 4. The following are some of the benefits that you and your household may receive from parks, recreation services, and open space provided by Pendleton/Fall Creek Township Parks and Recreation Department. For each potential benefit, please indicate your level of agreement with the statement.

  Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know
Connect people, build stronger families and community
Improve physical health and wellness
Make Pendleton & Fall Creek Township a more desirable place to live
Preserve open space and natural areas
Improve mental health and reduce stress
Helps keep kids out of trouble
Increase property values in surrounding areas
Help attract new residents and business
Provide places for people to enjoy outdoors

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* 6. Which FOUR of the facilities from the list in Question 5 are MOST IMPORTANT to your household?

  1st Choice 2nd Choice 3rd Choice 4th Choice None
Artificial turf fields
Baseball and softball fields
Boating/canoeing/kayaking facilities
Botanical gardens/arboretum
Camping facilities
Community recreation center
Dog park
Historical facilities
Indoor swimming pool
Indoor volleyball and basketball courts
Indoor walking and running tracks
Large community parks
Mountain bike and hiking trails (natural surfaces)
Natural areas/wildlife habitats
Outdoor amphitheater 
Outdoor basketball courts
Paved walking/biking trails
Outdoor spray park
Outdoor tennis courts
Soccer/Football/Lacrosse field
Small neighborhood parks (1-10 acres)
Larger-community parks (10+ acres)
Picnic facilities
Playgrounds
Senior center
Skateboard park
Golf Course 
Pickleball Courts
Other 

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* 8. Which FOUR of the programs from the list in Question 7 are MOST IMPORTANT to your household?

  1st Choice:  2nd Choice: 3rd Choice: 4th Choice: NONE
Adult art, dance, performing arts
Adult day tips
Adult fitness and wellness programs
After school programs
Before school programs
Bird watching 
Farmers Market
Nature programs
Opportunities for individuals with disabilities
Outdoor adventure programs
Pre-School programs
Senior day trips (60+)
Senior fitness and wellness programs (60+)
Senior sports (60+)
Special events
Teen Programs
Water fitness programs
Young adult programs
Youth art, dance, performing arts
Youth fitness and wellness
Youth learn-to-swim programs
Youth sports programs
Youth summer camp programs
Other

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* 9. The costs to provide recreation programs can be funded through a combination of participant fees and general tax revenues. The following are categories of programs that could be offered by Pendleton/Fall Creek Township Parks and Recreation. For each program category please indicate what percent of the program costs should be paid by taxes and what percent by user fees.

  100% Taxes - 0% Fees 75% Taxes - 25% Fees 50% Taxes - 50% Fees 25% Taxes - 75% Fees 0% Taxes - 100% Fees Don't Know
Youth sports programs
Adult sports programs
Youth camp
Adult classes (exercise, arts, dance, etc.)
Youth classes (arts, dance, etc.)
Learn-to-swim programs
Senior Adult classes
Special event and festivals
Programs for low income residents
Programs for special population/disabled
Field rentals for youth sports tournaments
Field rentals for adult sports tournaments

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* 11. Please indicate how supportive you would be of each of the following major actions that the Pendleton/Fall Creek Township Park and Recreation Board could take to improve the Parks and Recreation system.

  Very Supportive Somewhat Supportive Not Supportive  Not Sure
Acquire and/or enhance historical and cultural sites, museums
Develop soccer fields and parking
Connect recreation, retail, and public spaces via trails
Develop a new community recreation center (gymnasium, walking track, class rooms, meeting-space, pool, etc.)
Conduct bank restoration along Fall Creek and the falls
Acquire land to develop new neighborhood parks (3-10 acres)
Acquire land for new community park (20-100 acres)
Upgrade existing outdoor pool
Upgrade the dog park
Upgrade existing ball diamonds to include artificial turf
A new bridge connecting the land on the North side of the falls with Falls Park Dr./ Museum
Research additional funding sources for sustainability
Improve ADA accessibility at existing facilities
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* 12. Which FOUR of the items listed in Question 11 would you be MOST WILLING to fund with your tax dollars?

  1st Choice: 2nd Choice: 3rd Choice: 4th Choice: None
Acquire and/or enhance historical and cultural sites, museums
Develop soccer fields and parking
Develop additional trails and connectivity of trails throughout the community
Develop a new community recreation center (gymnasium, walking track, class rooms, meeting-space, pool, etc.)
Conduct bank restoration along Fall Creek and the falls
Acquire land to develop new neighborhood parks (3-10 acres)
Acquire land for new community park (20-100 acres)
Upgrade existing outdoor pool
Upgrade the dog park
Upgrade existing ball diamonds to include artificial turf
A new bridge connecting the land on the North side of the falls with Falls Park Dr./ Museum
Other

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