Byron Township is currently updating its five year Parks and Recreation Master Plan. Part of this planning process involves a survey to receive input from Township 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.

* 1. Do you live in Byron Township?

* 2. Are You:

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

* 4. How many people in your household are:

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

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

* 7. Please rank the Township's facilities you would like to see improved or expanded. 
1=High Priority, 4=Low Priority

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

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

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

* 11. Please indicate which facilities you have used:

* 12. The township is considering expanding facilities at the Community Center. What additional activities would you like to see?

* 13. In what recreation programming offered by Byron Township Recreation have you or your family participated in the last year?

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

* 15. How would you rate the maintenance of Byron Township Parks you have visited?

  Excellent Good Fair Poor
Whistlestop Park
Bicentennial Park
Cutler Park

* 16. The Recreation Department is considering ways to implement sustainable/green initiatives in Township Parks. How important do you consider this issue?

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

* 18. 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
Land acquisitions for new parks/open space
Expand trails
Maintain existing park facilities

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

* 20. 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.

* 21. Please indicate activities you enjoy:

* 22. How important is it to have the following in Byron Township:

  Very Important Important Not Important
Sports Parks
Community Parks
Neighborhood Parks
Ice Arena
Senior Center
Inclusive Programs
Historical/Cultural Programs

* 23. 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

* 24. How would you rate the overall Parks and Recreation Facilities provided by Byron Township?

* 25. To what degree do you think Parks and Recreation contribute to Byron Township 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

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

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