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Chapter Three

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needs and priorities assessment

Reasons why your household has participated inCity

of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources

Department program.

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, 64% indicated that the affordable fees charged

for programs was a primary reason. Other reasons for

participating include: location of the program facility

(61%); quality of the program/facility (38%); and times

the program is offered (36%).

Table 48.

What are the primary reasons you participated

in recreation programs?

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, 35% rated the overall quality of the programs as

“excellent”. Sixty percent (60%) rated them as “good,” and

the remaining 5% rated them as “fair”.

Table 49.

How would you rate the overall quality of

recreation programs?

Based on the sum of their top four choices, the parks and

recreation activities in which households participate most

often include: nature (25%); history and museums (21%);

fitness and wellness (20%); and aquatics (15%).

Table 50.

Which programs do you participate in most often?

65%

61%

38%

36%

27%

24%

20%

6%

0% 20% 40% 60% 80%

Affordable fees charged for programs

Location of the program/ facility

Quality of the program/ facility

Times the program is offered

Friends participated in the programs

Dates the program is offered

Quality of instructors

Other

How would you rate the overall quality of the

recreation programs that you and members of your

household have participated in?

0.4%

0.4%

4.6%

59.2%

34.9%

Very Poor

Poor

Fair

Good

Excellent

0.0%

25.0%

50.0%

75.0%

Which recreation activities do you and members of

your household participate in most often?

25%

21%

20%

15%

10%

9%

9%

7%

6%

5%

5%

5%

5%

5%

4%

3%

3%

3%

2%

2%

2%

2%

1%

1%

1%

0%

10%

20%

30%

Nature

History and Museums

Fitness and Wellness

Aquatics

Family

Lake-related Activities

Tennis

Youth Sports

Youth Summer Camp

Senior Adult

Special Events

Visual Arts

Adult Sports

Performing Arts

Social

Youth (K-5th Grade)

Adventure Recreation

Teen (6th-12th Grade)

Volunteer Opportunities

Before and After School Care

Specialized recreation

Track Out

Pre-school

English as a Second Language

Other