This group provided input related to the preservation of natural resources, improving the health and wellness of the community and providing balanced access to public parks and programs. This group also served as the key group consulting on the concurrent Parks and Recreation Strategic Plan update.
1: Increase the proportion of park acres per population through a variety of park type amenities and open space options.
2: Continue to plan, develop and operate a variety of indoor and outdoor facilities that support multiple activities; grow recreation facilities, programs, activities and services in the areas of highest community need.
3: Pursue adequate funding to support existing parks, new parks, and other park types.
4: Provide a park system offering the community a variety of services that integrate environmental design, safety, emerging trends and local culture and history.
5: Invest in infrastructure and services along the Guadalupe and Comal Rivers to ensure safety and guest comfort, as well as to expand activities.
6: Establish connectivity between parks, facilities and greenways so that they are accessible by pedestrians, bicycles and a large majority of neighborhoods.