Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Evaluation

Date: July, 10 2019 Category: Parks and Recreation






Program Survey, Posted on July 19, 2019

City of Santa Ana - Community Needs Assessment Survey

The City of Santa Ana Parks, Recreation and Community Services Agency is seeking input on programming and facilities. This survey is one of many opportunities for citizens to provide input to PRCSA during this planning process.  Thank you for your participation.


The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Agency (PRCSA) hosted a series of five workshops on July 8 and 9, 2019 at the Garfield Community Center and Southwest Senior Center to gather feedback.  Seventy-four community members dedicated 1 ½ hours of their time to participate in an activity and discussions about balancing the community benefits and individual benefits of programs and services provided by the PRCSA.  


This approach, contributing 111 hours of meaningful volunteer deliberation, allowed staff to understand which programs and services the public considers to have mostly community benefits, which ones have mostly individual benefits, and which ones have a balance of benefits in between.  In the end, participants gained a better understanding of their fellow citizen’s views and community perspectives.


By using feedback from the community to look at programs and services in this way, staff can set a program’s cost-recovery goal relative to the amount of community benefit a category of service provides.  Programs and services considered to have a high community benefit will have a lower cost recovery; while programs and services considered having higher individual benefits will be recommended to have a higher cost recovery.




Please join the Parks and Recreation and Community Services Agency and provide your input to help determine programs, services, and fees associated with parks and recreation services in Santa Ana based on community values and priorities.

  • Monday, July 8th - Garfield Community Center / Dance Room (501 N. Lacy Street, Santa Ana, CA)
    • 1:00 - 2:30 pm
    • 3:30 - 5:00 pm
    • 6:00 - 7:30 pm
  • Tuesday, July 9th - Southwest Senior Center / Dining Room (2201 W. McFadden, Santa Ana, CA)
    • 8:00 - 9:30 am 
    • 10:00 - 11:30 am

Event is free to the public.

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For more Information, please call:

(714) 571 - 4200