The Friends of Peachtree Hills Park (all volunteers) raised over $100,000 and completed the permitting process each time in order to build the walking trail, hire goats, install the flagpole plaza, native landscaping and a "dry creek" area to reduce flooding. We recently surveyed folks. Here's what you said:
How often do you use the park?
Less than once/month-12%; 1-3 times/month-29%; Once/week-44%; Daily-15% What do you do when you visit the park?
Walk a dog-52%
Use the playground-42%
Participate in a volunteer project-16%
Work in the community garden- 6%
Play in a sports league- 2%
Attend an event- 31%
Other-Testing the creek water, relaxing
What Park Improvements Would You Like to See?
Off leash dog area-51%
Better wheelchair/stroller access-10%
How often do you use the Recreation Center? Less than once/month-94%; 1-3 times a month- 4%; Once a week- 0; Daily-2% What Activities Would You Like Offered at the Recreation Center?
Indoor volleyball- 6%
Other: Cooking classes
The City of Atlanta is Responsible for Park Maintenance and Safety