The Town of Oak Ridge is currently developing a System-wide Parks and Recreation Master Plan for improving and further developing recreation opportunities within Town!  This survey will be just one of the tools used to help formulate this Master Plan.  Many factors will be considered including, but not limited to, funding constraints and long-term staffing and maintenance concerns.  Please take a moment to share your thoughts and concerns regarding this topic. Thank you for your time and ideas.

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* 1. Which statements describes your relationship to the Town of Oak Ridge?

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* 2. How long have you lived in the Town of Oak Ridge?

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* 3. Please provide your gender:

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* 4. Does a child in your family currently participate, or is likely to participate in the next three years, on any Oak Ridge Youth Association (ORYA) athletic team?  

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* 5. If you answered 'yes', with what athletic team does your child participate?

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* 6. Do you or members of your immediate family, require special assistance facilitates (e.g. walkers, wheel chairs, handicapped tables or swings) when using Oak Ridge Town Park?

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* 7. What is the greatest barrier to your household's regular use of public parks or recreational facilities?

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* 8. Select the number of persons in your household including yourself who are in the age brackets below:

  1 2 3 4 5 6
5 years and younger
6-12 years old
13-16 years old
17-19 years old
20-35 years old
36-45 years old
46-60 years old
61 and over

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* 9. Would you support adding additional recreation opportunities in Oak Ridge?

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* 10. Please select potential uses from the list below for the white house (life estate at Oak Ridge Town Park) on the corner of Lisa Drive and Linville Road:

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* 11. Within the last year have you needed to travel out of the Town of Oak Ridge to use a recreation facility or program? (excluding vacation trips)

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* 12. Check below how frequently you or others in your household have visited the following facilities in the past year.

  Regularly Occasionally Rarely Never
Walking Paths/Trails
Biking Trails
Baseball/Softball Fields
Playgrounds
Soccer/Football/Lacrosse Fields
Amphitheater
Bark Park
Picnic Shelters

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* 13. Overall, how do you rate the Existing Oak Ridge Town Park?

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* 14. Overall, how do you rate the Town playgrounds?

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* 15. In which of the following recreation programs and special events would you or others in your household participate on a regular basis?

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* 16. Check below improvements that you would like to see made to the EXISTING Oak Ridge Town Park.

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* 17. Please list below, any recreation programs or special events that you would like to see offered:

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* 18. The following is a list of recreation activities that could be offered or improved at a public park or recreation facility. Select from "Most" to "Least" important.  Please consider other members of your household.

  Most Important Least Important
Jogging/Walking Trails
Bicycle Trails (paved)
Nature Based Recreation (Nature Walks, Wildlife Observation Areas)
Pickle-ball Courts
Baseball/Softball Fields
Outdoor Basketball Courts
Community Center
High-ropes Course
Climbing Wall
Spray-ground/Splash Pad/Interactive Water Feature
Shuffleboard Courts
Multi-purpose Field
Tennis Courts
Open Space/Natural Areas
Picnic Areas
Off-road Biking
Game Courts (Corn Hole, Horseshoe Pits, Boccie Ball, Pétanque)
Sand Volleyball Courts
Outdoor Playground
Indoor Gymnasium
Community Garden
Outdoor Performance Area
Outdoor Fitness Stations
Over-sized Outdoor Chess Board
Indoor Fitness Facility
Disc Golf
Environmental Center
Facility Rental
Skateboard Course/Obstacles

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* 19. Do you use any school or private facilities (Oak Ridge Swim Club, private fitness clubs, etc.) for recreation or leisure activities?

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* 20. Do you feel there is a need for additional park land in Oak Ridge?

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* 21. How do you typically get to Oak Ridge Town Park?

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* 22. How far do you live from Oak Ridge Town Park?

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* 23. What, if any, sources of funding are you willing to support in order to make improvements, build new facilities, and create programs?  Check all that apply.

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* 24. Would you be willing to pay a nominal fee to attend an event or use a special facility?

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* 25. Additional Comments:

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