The Dyersburg Parks & Recreation Department would like your input to help determine park and recreation priorities for our city. This survey will take 10-15 minutes to complete. When you are finished, please return your survey to any City of Dyersburg Office or Facility.  You may also fill out the survey online at www.surveymonkey.com. We greatly appreciate your time.

1. Have you or members of your household visited any of City of Dyersburg’s parks during the past year?

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* 1. Have you or members of your household visited any of City of Dyersburg’s parks during the past year?

1a. Approximately how often did you or members of your household visit City of Dyersburg’s parks during the past 12 months? (Check one)

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* 1a. Approximately how often did you or members of your household visit City of Dyersburg’s parks during the past 12 months? (Check one)

1b. Overall, how would you rate the physical condition of ALL of City of Dyersburg’s parks you have visited?

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* 1b. Overall, how would you rate the physical condition of ALL of City of Dyersburg’s parks you have visited?

2. Have you or members of your household visited any of City of Dyersburg’s pools during the past year?

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* 2. Have you or members of your household visited any of City of Dyersburg’s pools during the past year?

2a. Approximately how often did you or members of your household visit City of Dyersburg’s pools during the past 12 months? (Check one)

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* 2a. Approximately how often did you or members of your household visit City of Dyersburg’s pools during the past 12 months? (Check one)

2b. Overall, how would you rate the physical condition of ALL of City of Dyersburg’s pools you have visited?

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* 2b. Overall, how would you rate the physical condition of ALL of City of Dyersburg’s pools you have visited?

2c. Which of City of Dyersburg’s pools did you visit MOST often?

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* 2c. Which of City of Dyersburg’s pools did you visit MOST often?

3. From the following list, please check ALL the recreation facilities you or members of your household have used or visited in City of Dyersburg’s parks over the past 12 months. (Check all that apply)

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* 3. From the following list, please check ALL the recreation facilities you or members of your household have used or visited in City of Dyersburg’s parks over the past 12 months. (Check all that apply)

4. Which FOUR of the parks and outdoor recreation facilities listed in Question #3 do you and members of your household visit the most often? [Please write in the numbers below for your 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th choices using the numbers in Question #3 above, or circle ‘NONE’.]

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* 4. Which FOUR of the parks and outdoor recreation facilities listed in Question #3 do you and members of your household visit the most often? [Please write in the numbers below for your 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th choices using the numbers in Question #3 above, or circle ‘NONE’.]

5. From the following options, how high of a priority do you feel city officials should place on maintaining the conditions of the parks, trails and recreation facilities in the Dyersburg Parks & Recreation system?

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* 5. From the following options, how high of a priority do you feel city officials should place on maintaining the conditions of the parks, trails and recreation facilities in the Dyersburg Parks & Recreation system?

6. Please rate your satisfaction on a scale of 5 to 1, where 5 means “Very Satisfied” and 1 means “Very Dissatisfied,” with the overall value your household receives from the Dyersburg Parks & Recreation Department.

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* 6. Please rate your satisfaction on a scale of 5 to 1, where 5 means “Very Satisfied” and 1 means “Very Dissatisfied,” with the overall value your household receives from the Dyersburg Parks & Recreation Department.

7. Please indicate if YOU or any member of your HOUSEHOLD has a need for each of the parks and recreational facilities listed below by selecting for YES or NO next to the park/facility.


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* 7. Please indicate if YOU or any member of your HOUSEHOLD has a need for each of the parks and recreational facilities listed below by selecting for YES or NO next to the park/facility.


  Do You Have a Need for this Facility? (Check if YES and continue to 7a.)
A. Small (1-10 acres) neighborhood parks 
B. Large community parks 
C. Off-leash dog parks 
D. Boating and fishing 
E. Outdoor amphitheater/theater 
F. Soccer fields 
G. Baseball and softball fields 
H. Football/Lacrosse fields 
I. Outdoor pools and aquatic areas 
J. Spraygrounds/spray parks 
K. Playground equipment and play areas
L. Park shelters and picnic areas 
M. Outdoor basketball courts 
N. Mountain bike trails
O. Walking and biking trails 
P. Equestrian trails 
Q. Nature trails 
R. Outdoor tennis courts
S. Indoor basketball/volleyball courts 
T. Indoor shelters/meeting space
U. Indoor fitness and exercise facilities 
V. Outdoor running/walking track 
W. Skateboard park/bike park 
X. Outdoor exercise equipment
5a.  If YES, please rate ALL the following parks and recreation FACILITIES of this type in Dyersburg on a scale of 5 to 1, where 5 means “100% Meets Needs” and 1 means “Does Not Meet Needs” of your household.

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* 5a.  If YES, please rate ALL the following parks and recreation FACILITIES of this type in Dyersburg on a scale of 5 to 1, where 5 means “100% Meets Needs” and 1 means “Does Not Meet Needs” of your household.

  100% Met (5) 75% Met (4) 50% Met (3) 25% Met (2) 0% Met (1)
A. Small (1-10 acres) neighborhood parks
B. Large community parks
C. Off-leash dog parks
D. Boating and fishing
E. Outdoor amphitheater/theater
F. Soccer fields
G. Baseball and softball fields
H. Football/Lacrosse fields
I. Outdoor pools and aquatic areas
J. Spraygrounds/spray parks
K. Playground equipment and play areas
L. Park shelters and picnic areas
M. Outdoor basketball courts
N. Mountain bike trails
O. Walking and biking trails
P. Equestrian trails
Q. Nature trails
R. Outdoor tennis courts
S. Indoor basketball/volleyball courts
T. Indoor shelters/meeting space
U. Indoor fitness and exercise facilities
V. Outdoor running/walking track
W. Skateboard park/bike park
X. Outdoor exercise equipment
8. Please choose which sentence below best represents your preference for trail surface.

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* 8. Please choose which sentence below best represents your preference for trail surface.

9. From the following list, please check ALL of the benefits you feel Dyersburg Parks and Recreation provides for the community. (Check all that apply)

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* 9. From the following list, please check ALL of the benefits you feel Dyersburg Parks and Recreation provides for the community. (Check all that apply)

10. Listed below is a list of new projects and actions the City of Dyersburg could take to improve the parks and recreation system through the pursuit of grants. Please indicate whether you would be very supportive, somewhat supportive, not sure, or not supportive of each project/action.

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* 10. Listed below is a list of new projects and actions the City of Dyersburg could take to improve the parks and recreation system through the pursuit of grants. Please indicate whether you would be very supportive, somewhat supportive, not sure, or not supportive of each project/action.

  Very Supportive (4) Somewhat Supportive (3) Not Sure (2) Not Supportive (1)
(A) Acquire land to preserve open space and flood plains
(B) Develop new walking/hiking/equestrian trails
(C) Developing new athletic fields & recreational facilities
(D) Developing new or upgrading neighborhood
Parks and playgrounds
(E) Fix-up/repair older park facilities/shelters/
playgrounds/restrooms
(F) Upgrade/improve existing pools
(G) Upgrade/improve existing tennis courts
(H) Upgrade/improve existing basketball courts
(I) Install Splash Pad/Spray Park
(J) Develop new walking/biking trails that connect neighborhoods to major trails and parks
(K) Develop equestrian trails
(L) Develop off-leash dog parks
(U) Upgrade existing skate park and/or develop new skate spots
(V) Other
11. Counting yourself, how many people in your household are:

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* 11. Counting yourself, how many people in your household are:

12. What is your age?

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* 12. What is your age?

13. Your gender: 

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* 13. Your gender: 

14. Which neighborhood park is closest to your home?

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* 14. Which neighborhood park is closest to your home?

15. What comes to mind when you hear “Dyersburg Parks & Recreation?” (And, any other comments)

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* 15. What comes to mind when you hear “Dyersburg Parks & Recreation?” (And, any other comments)

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