Goal #4. Create an Inspiring, Safe and Pleasant Experience in our Parks and Facilities.
The Imagine Lakewood! survey revealed that Lakewood residents love their parks, trails and open spaces and feel safe using them. However, some challenges exist that hinder enjoyment of these outdoor facilities. to achieve this goal we will:
To achieve this goal we will:
a. Improve on-leash compliance across the park system.
b. Decrease the amount of dog waste left in park spaces.
c. Continue to advance the City of Lakewood Zero Waste goals in community parks, facilities and at events.
d. Refine the department's role in addressing safety and emergency preparedness situations.
e. Address overcrowding issues at Bear Creek Lake Park.
f. Enliven and enhance parks and facilities with public artwork and interpretive information.
g. Evaluate use of the City's trails and park path system including, connectivity, user conflicts, design, safety and activity levels.