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Needs and Priorities Assessment

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needs and priorities assessment

The CACs with the highest level of participation include

Northwest, North and Midtown CACs. Lowest participation

was from the South Central, North Central and Forestville

CACs. The CAC participation rates in Table 18 indicate

the distribution across all CACs, and are not adjusted for

population differences between CACs. Approximately 18.2%

of respondents did not live in the City of Raleigh, or did not

know their CAC.

Table 17

. Respondent’s CAC

A series of questions specific to park and recreation issues

was asked of each respondent. The number of responses

vary for each question; however, each question shown in

detail below had over 1,000 actual responses. Questions

are organized into five categories:

• Park and Facilities

• Recreation Program

• Satisfaction

• Priorities

• Communication

Park and Facilities Questions:

Almost 50% of respondents visit a City of Raleigh park on

a weekly basis. An additional 30% of respondents visited

City of Raleigh parks at least monthly over the last year.

Response to the question indicate that participants are

very familiar with City of Raleigh parks by the high level

of visitations.

Table 18

. How often do you visit?

3.3%

2.4%

2.0%

3.8%

1.5%

4.2%

3.4%

5.8%

1.8%

13.0%

1.1%

5.6%

14.4%

1.6%

1.1%

3.6%

5.4%

3.3%

4.4%

18.2%

0% 5% 10% 15% 20%

Atlantic

Central

East

Five Points

Forestville

Glenwood

Hillsborough

Midtown

Mordecai

North

North Central

Northeast

Northwest

South

South Central

Southeast

Southwest

Wade

West

I do not live in the City of Raleigh

Which Citizen Advisory Council (CAC) do you or

your family live in?

3.2.2 Park and Recreation Questions

Approximately how often did you or members of

your household visit City of Raleigh parks

during the past year?

29.6%

19.7%

23.3%

9.6%

14.8%

1.1%

0.7%

1.2%

0% 10% 20% 30% 40%

Few times a week

Once a week

Few times a month

Once a month

Few times a year

Once a year

Do not know

I do not visit City of Raleigh Parks