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What do you think of our City parks and facilities?

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77 registered responses

Does the park nearest to your home have the resources that serve your needs and wants?

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 45.5% 35
Somewhat 41.6% 32
No 13.0% 10

What time of day do you typically visit the park?

Response Percent Response Count
6:00 am to 8:59 am 11.8% 9
9:00 am to 11:29 am 38.2% 29
11:30 am to 2:29 pm 13.2% 10
2:30 pm to 4:59 pm 14.5% 11
5:00 pm to 6:59 pm 19.7% 15
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm 2.6% 2

During what part of the week do you typically visit the park?

Response Percent Response Count
Weekday 22.1% 17
Weekend 9.1% 7
Both 68.8% 53

What equipment/amenities, if any, do you use most when you visit the park?

Response Percent Response Count
Playground 38.7% 24
Picnic Table 6.5% 4
Tennis Courts 9.7% 6
Sports Fields 9.7% 6
Restrooms 8.1% 5
Dog Park 25.8% 16
Skate Park 1.6% 1

Would you agree that the Park equipment and amenities in the City of San Mateo are in a safe condition?

Response Percent Response Count
Agree 53.2% 41
Somewhat Agree 33.8% 26
No Opinion 3.9% 3
Somewhat Disagree 3.9% 3
Disagree 5.2% 4

Do you agree that the Park landscaping is well maintained?

Response Percent Response Count
Agree 64.9% 50
Somewhat Agree 24.7% 19
Somewhat Disagree 10.4% 8

Do you feel safe in the City of San Mateo Parks that you visit?

Response Percent Response Count
I feel safe all of the time 62.3% 48
I feel safe most of the time 29.9% 23
I feel safe some of the time 7.8% 6

Have you even seen one of the following Parks and Recreation staff members while visiting the park?

Response Percent Response Count
Park ranger 40.8% 31
Maintenance worker 67.1% 51
Recreation leader 18.4% 14
None of the above 26.3% 20

What keeps you from visiting our Parks? (select all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
The location of City parks and facilities is not close to my home 15.6% 12
Parks do not have the resources, programs, or equipment I/we need 27.3% 21
I wasn’t aware of Parks and facility locations 7.8% 6
I don't feel safe at Parks 1.3% 1
Other 48.1% 37

Optional - What is your ethnicity?

Response Percent Response Count
White 70.8% 46
Asian 21.5% 14
Two or more races 7.7% 5

Optional - Primary language spoken at home

Response Percent Response Count
English 94.4% 68
Spanish 1.4% 1
Cantonese or Mandarin 1.4% 1
Other 2.8% 2

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