East Grand Rapids is currently updating its five year Parks and Recreation Master Plan. Part of this planning process involves a survey to receive input from the City of East Grand Rapids residents. We would appreciate a few moments of your time to complete this survey. Your input on future parks and recreation opportunities is very important.

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* 1. Do you live in East Grand Rapids?

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* 2. Are You:

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* 3. How many people currently live in your household?

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* 4. How many people in your household are:

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The following questions relate to the Parks in East Grand Rapids

The following questions relate to the Parks in East Grand Rapids

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* 5. Which of the City's parks and facilities have you or members of your household utilized in the last 12 months?

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* 6. Check any of these Parks and Recreation Facilities you or members of your household have utilized in the last 12 months.

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* 7. Please rank the City's facilities you would like to see improved or expanded. 
1=High Priority, 8=Low Priority

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* 8. What additional types of new parks would you most like to see in the City?

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* 9. Which of the following activities/facilities would you most like to see expanded or added in the City?

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* 10. How many times have you or members of your household visited the Community Center in the past year?
If you answered "none" please proceed to question 11

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* 11. Please indicate which facilities you or members of your household have used or visited:

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* 12. In what recreation programming offered by The City of East Grand Rapids have you or your family participated in the last year?

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* 13. If you answered "none" to Question 12 above, please indicate your reason for non-participation.

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* 14. How would you rate the maintenance of East Grand Rapids Parks you have visited?

  Excellent Good Fair Poor
Waterfront Park
Manhattan Recreation Area
John Collins Park
Remington Park/Hodenpyl Woods
Schroeder Property
San Lu Rae Triangle
Griffiths Park (paved trail)
Steketee Woods

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* 15. Please indicate which green initiatives you think would be most effective.

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* 16. Please rate, in order of priority, how you feel park and recreation funding should be spent.

  Low Medium Low Medium Medium High High
Upgrade and/or improve existing park facilities
Purchase land for new parks/open space when available
Expand trails
Maintain existing park facilities
Develop currently owned city park natural areas with trails

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* 17. The City will continue to solicit state and federal grant funding and private donations/fund raising for recreation facility development and improvements. What other funding options should be considered?

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* 18. Check all of the organizations that you or members of your household have used for indoor and outdoor recreation activities during the last 12 months.

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* 19. Please indicate activities you and/or members of your household enjoy:

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* 20. How important is it to have the following in The City of East Grand Rapids:

  Very Important Important Not Important
Sports Parks
Community Parks
Neighborhood Parks
Inclusive Programs
Historical/Cultural Programs

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* 21. There is a need for more programs for the following ages:

  Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know
Youth 2-8 years old
Youth 9-12 years old
Teen
Young Adult
Adult
Senior

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* 22. How would you rate the overall Parks and Recreation Facilities provided by The City of East Grand Rapids?

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* 23. To what degree do you think Parks and Recreation contribute to East Grand Rapids being....

  Greatly Contributes Somewhat Contributes Does Not Contribute No Opinion
A physical healthy community
An environmentally sustainable community
A socially thriving community
An economically thriving community
An accessible and physically connected community
A community with a sense of place
A community with a high quality of life

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* 24. Thank you for your participation. If you have additional comments or suggestions please feel free to use the space below.

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