Park Report

Speak to Youth Health Survey! Neighborhood Assessment
The Prevention Research Center of Michigan produced a report of a GIS Analysis of data from the Flint “Speak to Your Health!” Survey to better understand population demographics near parks and the neighborhood environment in which each park is located.

Park Amenity Assessment
An amenity assessment was completed to inventory and systematically document type, features, amenities, quality, and incivilities of physical activity resources in 63 Flint Parks utilizing the Physical Activity Resource Assessment (PARA).

Flint Park Needs Assessment
The Crim partnered with the University of Michigan-Flint to use the Trust for Public Land’s Needs Index to assess where city of Flint parks are located in relationship to where they are most needed in the community.

Flint Park Use Study- Transtria
The Crim partnered with Transtria, LLC. to look at park use and users’ physical activity levels in four city of Flint parks.

Flint Parks Use Study- Michigan State University
The Crim partnered with Michigan State University to look at park use and users’ physical activity levels in four city of Flint parks.

Flint Park Policy Review
The Crim partnered with University of Michigan-Flint to use the Trust for Public Land’s 7 Healthy Habits for an Excellent Park System to review the city of Flint’s park policies.

Park Report Briefs
Summaries, key findings, and recommendations from parks reports.

HKHC initial Community-wide Survey
In 2009, HKHC Partnership launched a community-wide survey to understand residents’ perceptions and use of City of Flint Parks. More than 500 residents completed the survey and provided valuable input that helped guide this project. Click here to view the survey results.

Focus Park Selection Process
Based on a six-month assessment phase that included gathering community input through surveys and conducting technical assessments to determine access to and equity in the distribution of parks, criteria were developed by the HKHC partnership and three focus parks were selected.

Click here to view the selection criteria and overview of the parks selection process.

Click here to view the parks scoring sheet.

Flint Final Summary Report
A final summary report that provides an overview of activities, accomplishments, and evaluation efforts for the Flint HKHC project.