Online surveys seeks Aiken community input on recreational programs, services

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Sep. 28—Aiken residents have the chance to voice their opinions about recreational needs in the city.

An online survey has been created by the City of Aiken Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department seeking community input regarding recreational facilities, programs and services.

"The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Department is encouraging residential and business leader participation in an online community needs assessment survey with a focus on the quality of life in Aiken," according to a news release from the city.

The 10-minute survey is being conducted by Dr. Bob Brookover of the Clemson University, Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management.

"This survey is very important to provide feedback from our citizens on recreational needs within our community," said PRT Director Jessica Campbell in the release. "Information gathered will help us decide where to apply our resources as the city develops future budgets and capital improvement plans."

The survey results will guide community leaders as they plan to meet future community needs.

"Data and recommendations will be presented to Aiken City Council and made available to the public at the conclusion of the process," according to the release.

The survey is open and will remain live and available for input until Oct. 22. To access the survey online, visit www.cityofaikensc.gov/prtnas.

Residents are asked to complete the survey once per household address.

Computers will be available for public use at the Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior and Youth Center, 841 Edgefield Ave. N.W.

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