Panama City Quality of Life Survey
Thank you for participating. The City of Panama City created this survey in an effort to better understand resident usage and needs for the Quality of Life Department. While this survey only refers to parks and recreation activities within the city limits, it is open to all who are interested in coming to the city for parks and recreation.
Where do you live? *
If you live in Panama City, please indicate in which Commission Ward of the City you live.
Including yourself, how many people in total typically live in your household? *
Your answer
Overall, how satisfied have you been with the quality of parks, recreation centers, and programs provided by the City of Panama City Quality of Life Department?
Not at All Satisfied
Very Satisfied
For the following section, please rate how important the following facilities and services are to your household, using a scale ranging from 1 = not at all important to 5 = very important. Please provide an answer for each topic, whether you have used the facility or participated in the activity or not.
1 - Not at All Important
2
3
4
5 - Very Important
After school and summer camp programs for children
Amenities at City Parks (e.g., picnic areas, playgrounds)
Aquatics programs (e.g., Learn to swim, water aerobics)
Athletic courts (e.g., basketball, volleyball, tennis)
Athletic fields (e.g., soccer, football, softball)
Open green spaces in City Parks
Parks & Recreation Monthly Town Hall Meetings
Dog Parks
Gymnasiums for indoor sports and events
Neighborhood Community Centers
Programs for teens and older youth (e.g., Midnight Basketball, youth jobs, college tours)
Recreation and fitness programs (e.g., yoga, dance, karate, art programs)
Senior facilities and programs (e.g., fitness, dances, senior centers, crafts)
Special events (e.g., festivals, outdoor concerts, 5k races)
Venues to rent for family/friends gathering or events (e.g., large pavilions, lawn areas)
Walking tracks and multi-use trails
Now, please rate how the facilities and services from the previous section are currently meeting the needs of your family, using a scale ranging from 1 = not meeting my needs to 5 = meeting my needs. Please provide an answer for each topic, whether you have used the facility or participated in the activity or not.
1 - Not Meeting My Needs
2
3
4
5 - Meeting My Needs
X - Don't know
After school and summer camp programs for children
Amenities at City Parks (e.g., picnic areas, playgrounds)
Aquatic Splash Pads
Aquatics programs (e.g., Learn to swim, water aerobics)
Athletic courts (e.g., basketball, volleyball, tennis, handball)
Athletic fields (e.g., baseball, soccer, football, softball)
City parks and open spaces
Community gardens
Dog parks
Gymnasiums for indoor sports and events
Neighborhood centers
Programs for teens and older youth (e.g., Midnight Basketball, youth jobs, college tours)
Recreation and fitness programs (e.g., yoga, dance, karate, art programs)
Senior facilities and programs (e.g., fitness, dances, senior centers, crafts)
Special events (e.g., festivals, outdoor concerts, 5k races)
Venues to rent for family/friends gathering or events (e.g., large pavilions, lawn areas)
Walk Tracks and trails
What are the most important areas that would increase your use of City facilities? (CHECK ALL THAT APPLY)
What are the most important needs for improvement in Facilities over the next 5 to 10 years?
Facilities
1 - Not at all Important
2
3
4
5 - Very Important
Add more parks
Add sports fields, basketball courts, and other outdoor sports courts
Additional dog parks
Create Multi-use Trails/paths that connect throughout the city
Make improvements and/or renovate existing parks or facilities
More water access points
Splash pads
New or improved neighborhood Community Centers
Restrooms at each park location
A centralized outdoor venue for community events
Computer Lab
More Outdoor Fitness Stations within parks
More scenic walking tracks
Skate Parks or Spots
Bicycle Track (Pump Track)
Extreme Sport Amenities (rock climbing wall, etc)
Kayak & Paddle Board Rental Facility
An Adult Outdoor Fitness Obstacle Course
Additional Boat Ramp Locations
More open space locations
What are the most important needs for improvement on Programs and Services over the next 5 to 10 years?
1 - Not at all Important
Column 2
3
4
5 - Very Important
Additional after school and summer camp programs for children
More adult programs
More fitness/wellness/health programs
More senior programs
More teen and youth programs
Offer more activities for residents
Other (specify in the following question)
Music related programming
Art related Programming
Education Related Programming
Financial Related Programming
Life Skills Classes
Technology Related Programming
Please specify what other future needs you'd like to see.
Your answer
Please select the top THREE highest priority items for you and your family.
Parks and recreational opportunities are offered in Panama City for a variety of purposes and to serve the needs of a diverse population. Please mark the box for how important each of the following purposes of Parks and Recreation in Panama City is to you and and/or your family.
1 - Not at all Important
Column 2
3
4
5 - Very Important
Continuing to focus on providing family-oriented facilities and activities
Ensure facilities and programs are affordable to all residents of Panama City
Focus on improving marketing and communication
Increase focus on developing new facilities