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Needs and Priorities Assessment

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needs and priorities assessment

Which park and recreation facilities are most

important to you or your household?

The parks and recreation facilities that are most important

to households are: greenway trails (47%); walking/running

tracks (27%); natural parks and preserves (24%); and

playgrounds (23%).

Table 46.

Which park and recreation facilities are most

important to you and your household?

Recreation Activities Questions:

Of the 30% of households that indicated they had

participated in recreation programs offered by the City of

Raleigh Parks and Recreation during the past 12 months,

39% participated in one program. Forty-five percent

(45%) participated in 2 to 3 programs; 11% participated in

4 to 6 programs; 4% participated in 7 to 10 programs, and

the remaining 1% participated in 11 or more programs.

Table 47.

How many different recreation programs have

you participated in during the last 12 months?

47%

27%

24%

23%

21%

21%

16%

15%

14%

13%

12%

11%

10%

10%

9%

8%

8%

7%

7%

5%

4%

3%

2%

3%

0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50%

Greenway trails

Walking /Running Track

Nature Park and Preserves

Playgrounds

Smaller Neighborhood Parks

Indoor Pool

Restrooms

Picnic Areas/ Shelters

Dog Parks

Recreation Centers

Tennis Courts

Outdoor Pool

Community Gardens

Art Center

Mountain Bike Trails

Nature Centers

Basketball Courts

Soccer/ Lacrosse/ Football size…

Gymnasium

Youth Baseball and Softball fields

Disc Golf Course

Skate Park

Adult Baseball and Softball fields

Other

Approximately how many different recreation

programs offered by the City of Raleigh Parks,

Recreation and Cultural Resources Department

have you or members of your household participated

in over the last 12 months?

39%

45%

11%

4%

1%

1 Program

2 to 3 Programs

4 to 6 Programs

7 to 10 Programs

11 or More Programs

0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50%