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Park Public Survey Available

10/20/2021
Park Public Survey Available

The City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking public input as it develops a Master Plan for Percy Ruhe Park.  

Located in the southern part of the city along Oxford Drive and bordered by Interstate 78, the 27.5-acre community recreation complex is a popular location for both youth and adult sports leagues and often holds baseball/softball tournaments through the spring and summer.

In the survey accessible here https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PercyRuhePark, respondents will have the opportunity to share how they currently use and experience this area. The responses will help create a vision for the future of this highly valued park. The survey should take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete.

The survey will be available until approximately November 1, 2021. Survey responses are not identified by name. Your response will be anonymous. All responses will be compiled and be part of the Percy Ruhe Park Master Plan report.

The Percy Ruhe Park presentations and committee/public meeting notes can be accessed online at https://allentownpa.myrec.com/info/meetings/default.aspx  and https://www.allentownpa.gov/Department-of-Parks-and-Recreation/Capital-Improvement-Projects/Percy-Ruhe-Park

This survey is being conducted by the City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation with planning consultants Simone Collins Landscape Architecture of Norristown, PA.

For more information about the survey, please contact Emma Haley of Simone Collins at (610) 239-7601 or ehaley@simonecollins.com.  

For general information about the master plan, please contact Karen El-Chaar, Director, City of Allentown Parks & Recreation at (610) 437-7757 or Karen.El-Chaar@allentownpa.gov.

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