Welcome to the FDR Park Survey! Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation are creating a new master plan for FDR Park, and we want your feedback! The master plan will help us make improvements to the park over the next 20-30 years, so we need to know what YOU – the people who use and love FDR Park - think about the park and what we could do to make it even better.

This brief but vital survey will help us manage FDR Park for the next 20 years. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts!
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How often do you visit FDR Park?


 
If you have visited FDR Park within the past year, what did you do when you were there? (Please select all that apply.) If you have not visited within the past year, leave this question blank.


 
How do you get to FDR Park?


 
Please rank the following features of FDR Park in order of importance to you, with 4 being most important to you and 0 being least important to you.

 
Cultural Resources (e.g. American Swedish Historical Museum, Boathouse, Gazebo, Stone Bridges)

 
Natural Resources (e.g. Lakes, Wetlands, Forests, Wildlife)

 
Recreational Amenities (e.g. Playground, Fields and Sport Courts, Skatepark)

 
Transportation Amenities (e.g. Parking, Connections to Nearby Public Transit)

 
What makes a park (any park, not just FDR) valuable to you?


 
How important are the lakes and creeks at FDR Park to you?


 
What kind of activities would you or your family participate in at FDR Park? Rank the activities below from 1-8 with 1 being activities you are most interested in and 8 being activities you are least interested in.

 
Nature activities, (Guided Nature Hikes, Birding, Botany)

 
Programming – Adult (Yoga Classes, Art Classes, Dance Classes, Work-Out Classes)

 
Programming – Youth (After School Programs, Summer Camps, School Field Trips)

 
Recreational activities (Fishing, Skateboarding, Playground Play, Dog Walking)

 
Renting Bikes, Kayaks, and/or Paddle Boats

 
Renting Space for a Wedding, Family Reunion, Company Retreat, etc.

 
Special Events like a Concert Series, Movie Night, Craft Shows, or Farmer’s Markets

 
Sports (Tennis, Golf, Baseball / Softball, Soccer)

 
What types of amenities would you or your family use if they were available at FDR Park? (Please rate your interest in the amenities below as Interested, Neutral, or Uninterested)

 
Amphitheater/Stage


 
Athletic Fields


 
Biking Trails


 
BMX/Pump Track


 
Native Plant Garden


 
Café or other Food and Beverage Options


 
Historical Displays


 
Disc Golf


 
Environmental Education Display


 
FDR Park App


 
Fishing Pier


 
Mini-Golf


 
Nature Center


 
Observation Areas/Overlooks


 
Picnic Pavilions


 
Pickleball Courts


 
Public Art


 
Recreation Center


 
Restrooms


 
Spray Park


 
Volleyball Court


 
Walking/Running Paths, Hiking Trails


 
Welcome Center


 
Other (Please Specify)

 
What one thing MUST CHANGE about FDR Park?

 
What one thing MUST STAY THE SAME about FDR Park?

 
What makes FDR Park special?

 
Is there anything else we should know about FDR Park that would be helpful in planning the park's future?

 
What is your age?


 
What is your gender?


 
We would like to know more about how people access the park

 
Do you primarily access the park from your home or from work?


 
Where do you live?


 
Where do you work?


 
Please provide your zip code

 
How far do you travel to get to FDR Park?


 
What are the ages of the children in your household? (check all that apply)


 
Please specify your ethnicity


 
If English is not your primary language, please specify your primary language

Thank you for participating in this survey!

The Fairmount Park Conservancy working with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation is looking forward to your continued involvement as we work to create a shared future vision for FDR Park. Updates about the Master Plan project will be posted regularly online at https://myphillypark.org/what-we-do/capital-projects/fdr-park/
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