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Auburn Community Parks Study

The City of Auburn in coordination with the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (Office of Recreation and Park Resources) conducted a survey to assess the needs, interests and priorities of parks within the city.

Findings in the survey include:

•Demographics

•Frequency of the Park Visits

•Frequency of Activities

•Interest in Special Events

•Satisfaction with Parks’ Features

•Satisfaction with Parks’ Maintenance

•Prioritization of Parks for Updating and Remodeling

•Desired Facilities and Features for Youth

•Desired Facilities and Features for Adults

•Playground Equipment Accessible for Individuals with Disabilities

•Residents’ Opinions about Parks and Recreation Issues

Further discussion by the Parks Committee will be done to develop plans for future efforts at the parks based on recommendations of the survey. As information is developed, it will be posted to the city website.