Parks, Recreation and Trails Master Plan


Community Input Takeaways: The overall consensus of the survey results is an overall satisfaction with the City’s parks and trails and facilities with positive responses given to a majority of the questions asked. Key takeaways from these results are as follows: • High utilization rate for the recreation center, Zeiger Park, Grimes Park, and Roy Orr Trail. • Moderate utilization rate of usage for all City trails with desire for ability to walk to parks. • High to moderate participation in outdoor activities by city residents. • Demand for additional recreational opportunities including aquatics, improved recreation center, expanded senior center, and a dog park. • Respondents were generally satisfied with recreational activities provided by the City. • A high majority of respondents felt a need for additional parkland in the City. • Respondents request for better communication from the City using the City’s website, social media, and other means for what programs and facilities are available. • Funding for renovation to existing parks is a top priority.


City of DeSoto - 2020 Parks, Recreation, Open Space & Trails Master Plan

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