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Suzanne Costilo inside Takoma Park September 21, 2021, 9:53 AM

Please share your thoughts on the proposed design concept for the playground at Sligo Creek Stream Valley Park at Kennebec. There needs to be many more shaded areas. Shade over the benches, and elsewhere. With global warming, the heat is going to continue to increase. We need shade trees protected.

Name not available inside Bethesda/Chevy Chase September 21, 2021, 9:11 AM

When you think about what makes someplace a "great place to live," how important are each of the following aspects?

Please rate the importance of each item in the list below on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 means "Not at all Important," and 7 means "Extremely Important."
When you think about your personal goals, how likely is it that you will ATTEMPT TO ACHIEVE the following over the next year? Please rate your willingness to attempt to achieve each of the following on a scale of 1 to 4, where 1 means "Will not Try," and 4 means "Definitely will Try."
Please rate how often you do each of the following activities.
Is there an activity you participate in that was not listed above? Please tell us what the activity is, and how often you participate in it. No
Please indicate your level of satisfaction with the overall quality of parks, recreation facilities, and trails in Montgomery County. Rate your level of satisfaction on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means "Very Dissatisfied," and 5 means "Very Satisfied."
What is one improvement that would make it easier or more enjoyable for you or your household to use the local park system more? Safer parking in Norwood. Much surface area is paved because it follows the old carriage road. But it creates surface level runoff and children walk in front of traffic to reach the playground at the entrance.
What is one weakness of the local park system that prevents you or your household from using it more? Daylight level bright LED lights disturb wildlife & human health. It is frustrating to see it deployed. Prevent is the wrong word but this seems to be the only place to make a comment.
What is your home zip code? 20815
What is your work and/or school zip code? 20815
What is your age? 50’s
Counting yourself, please indicate how many people in your household are in each of the following age brackets.
Which of the following best describes you? Please select all that apply. White/Caucasian
How do you identify your gender? Female

Name not shown inside Takoma Park September 20, 2021, 5:52 PM

Please share your thoughts on the proposed design concept for the playground at Sligo Creek Stream Valley Park at Kennebec. We're excited to see the initial design! It would be nice if some shade trees would be left in place to keep the equipment cool during hot months.
My six year old requests you include an elevated rope tunnel connecting different parts of the playground.
Thank you for your consideration and efforts to update the playground.

MELINDA ULLOA inside Takoma Park September 20, 2021, 10:44 AM

Please share your thoughts on the proposed design concept for the playground at Sligo Creek Stream Valley Park at Kennebec. Thank you for FINALLY redoing this park's playground. I have lived here now for 21 years and it was old when my kids were little, so thanks. I do hope that none of the trees need to be taken for the project and that the parking lot is removed further from the playground area (to where it is now which is a little too close).

Melinda Ulloa

Name not shown inside Takoma Park September 19, 2021, 11:58 AM

Please share your thoughts on the proposed design concept for the playground at Sligo Creek Stream Valley Park at Kennebec. One thing I love about the current playground is that it blends in to the surroundings, adding to the feeling of playing in nature. If the playground can’t be made from wood or other natural materials, it would be great if it could incorporate natural colors like forest green as opposed to the colors in the current rendering.

I have 3 kids and live in Sligo Park Hills so my kids have used this park since the toddler stage. One of their favorite features is the monkey bars. Not many local parks still have monkey bars and my kids have especially enjoyed the wide style of monkey bars at this park. Finally, my kids love to climb. This location seems like a great place to incorporate a larger rock or faux rock climbing feature.

Thank you!

Name not shown inside North Bethesda September 19, 2021, 12:40 AM

Please share your thoughts on the proposed design concept for the playground at Sligo Creek Stream Valley Park at Kennebec. I love the design and concept. I believe the kids will truly enjoy and have fun! I do wish you would consider keeping some of the trees closer to the playground so there’s more shade. The trees will help to cool down the kids when they’re playing and I imagine it will help so that the kids don’t burn themselves on the hot surfaces.

Name not available inside Silver Spring September 19, 2021, 12:32 AM

When you think about what makes someplace a "great place to live," how important are each of the following aspects?

Please rate the importance of each item in the list below on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 means "Not at all Important," and 7 means "Extremely Important."
When you think about your personal goals, how likely is it that you will ATTEMPT TO ACHIEVE the following over the next year? Please rate your willingness to attempt to achieve each of the following on a scale of 1 to 4, where 1 means "Will not Try," and 4 means "Definitely will Try."
Please rate how often you do each of the following activities.
Is there an activity you participate in that was not listed above? Please tell us what the activity is, and how often you participate in it. Gardening and visiting private and public gardens
Please indicate your level of satisfaction with the overall quality of parks, recreation facilities, and trails in Montgomery County. Rate your level of satisfaction on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means "Very Dissatisfied," and 5 means "Very Satisfied."
What is your home zip code? 20910
What is your work and/or school zip code? 20910
What is your age? 64
Counting yourself, please indicate how many people in your household are in each of the following age brackets.
Which of the following best describes you? Please select all that apply. White/Caucasian
How do you identify your gender? Female

Name not shown inside Kemp Mill/4 Corners September 18, 2021, 9:39 PM

Please share your thoughts on the proposed design concept for the playground at Sligo Creek Stream Valley Park at Kennebec. It looks great! We appreciate having a mix of equipment for the older kids (5-12) and 5 and under.

Name not shown inside Bethesda/Chevy Chase September 18, 2021, 8:39 PM

Please share your thoughts on the proposed design concept for the playground at Sligo Creek Stream Valley Park at Kennebec. The design centralize activities around 2 main sites with a high chance of lines during peak times. They also don't seem to encourage much of physical exercise. How about rope climbing? See-saws? Monkey bars? The traditional equipment seem to have more incentives in that regard and be more attractive to more energetic kids

Name not shown outside Planning Areas September 18, 2021, 4:08 PM

Please share your thoughts on the proposed design concept for the playground at Sligo Creek Stream Valley Park at Kennebec. I would love to see shade for the playground; playgrounds are just too hot to use from June-Sept if they don't have shade. My 6 year old is also legally blind and I would love to see more color contrast for safety reasons. I'm not sure if this playground is accessible for kids with different kinds of disabilities, but that's so important to be inclusive for all kids. We'd also love to see more colors included, like pink and purple! So excited to play once it's finished!!