* 1. What types of lands do you feel are most important to protect?

* 2. Please list the landscapes, views, locations and other outdoor experiences you think most symbolize Brimfield’s unique character and the parts of Brimfield that you “show off” to visitors and guests?

* 3. Please list any historic sites in Brimfield that the Town should make a priority to preserve.

* 4. Are you interested in:

* 5. How frequently do you visit local farms for any of the following activities?

  Very Often Often Somewhat Often Rarely Never
Apple picking
Souvenirs
Buying produce
Hayrides
Site seeing

* 6. Which local farms/farmers markets do you visit?

* 7. Have you participated in one of the following activities in the past 12 months; and if there was a town program or facility that offered the activity would you use it?

  Are you active in? If there was a town program or facility that offered the activity would you use it?
ATV use
Bicycling
Boating
Camping
Canoeing/Kayaking
Dancing
Equestrian
Fishing
Geocaching
Hiking
Hunting
Ice Skating
Picnicking
Running
Skateboarding
Snowmobiling
Swimming
X-country skiing
Walking

* 8. Have you participated in one of the following sports in the past 12 months; and if there was a town program or facility that offered the sport would you use it?

  Are you active in? If there was a town program or facility that offered the activity would you use it?
Baseball
Basketball
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Softball
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track & Field
Volleyball
Yoga

* 9. Please rate the availability of recreational opportunities in Brimfield for the following groups.

  Very good Good Adequate Needs improvement Do not know
Pre-school children
Elementary children
Teens/young adults
Adults
Seniors
People with disabilities

* 10. How often do you use the following recreational facilities/areas?

  Often Sometimes Rarely Never I did not know this existed
Brimfield Elementary School fields or playground
Haynes Hill Riding Academy
Hitchcock Academy Tennis Courts
Hitchcock Academy Programs & Classes
Little Alum Boat Launch
East Brimfield Reservoir (Boating Fishing)
Grand Trunk walking/biking trails
John Brown Conservation Area
Village Green Campground
Dean Pond Beach and Recreation Area
Brimfield Town Common
Brimfield Public Library
Post 430 Sportsman’s Club
Quinebaug Cove Camp Ground
Sherman Lake Boat Launch
Steerage Rock Conservation Area
Brimfield Senior Center
Brimfield State Forest
Springfield Motorcycle Club
Canoe Trail

* 11. Please list what new or additional recreational opportunities should be promoted in Brimfield

* 12. To what extent did the following factors affect your decision to live in Brimfield?

  Very important Important Somewhat Important Not important
Family
Job
Easy Commute
Cost of Living
Rural Character
Outdoor Recreation
Schools
Other

* 13. Which of the following would you support to preserve open space and recreation land in Brimfield?

* 14. The term “residential growth” refers to new housing development. What residential growth policies do you favor for the Town?

* 15. How long have you lived in Brimfield?

* 16. What is your Age?

* 17. Approximately how many acres do you own in Brimfield?

* 18. Optional: What is your name and address?

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