Alamance Parks provides parks and programs to residents in four major focus areas: natural parks and trails, rural community centers, youth athletics, and Special Olympics. Our mission is to provide parks, trails, and programs that inspire visitors and welcome all participants.
2022-2023 Workload Measures
1. Report the number of youth athletic participants
2. Report the number of youth teams per sport
3. Report the number of Special Populations program participants and volunteers
4. Report change in new parkland/trails acquired
5. Report the number of park visitations monthly
6. Report the number of shelter reservations monthly
7. Report the number of disc golf participants monthly
8. Track and report usage of the walking track and playground at Eli Whitney Recreation Center
9. Report the number of community center visitors monthly
10. Report user fee amounts received
11. Report grant amounts received
12. Report donations and sponsorship amounts received
13. Track the number of people who attend agricultural educational programs
14. Total developed park acreage
15. Expenditures of Parks, recreation personnel and operations maintenance
16. Total expenditures of Parks, recreation personnel and operations
17. Miles of bike, walking, and hiking trails
|2022-2023 Performance Management Goals|
|1) 90% of ACRPD full-time staff will participate in training and learning opportunities for a minimum|
cumulative total value of 70 hours.
|2) 90% of ACRPD full-time staff will participate in at least two off-site visitation/learning activities.||In Progress
|3) Improve community awareness of our parks and programs by expanding advertising to radio stations|
utilizing grant funds from Alamance County Visitors Bureau. Track and report effectiveness of digital
advertisement on visitation and digital engagement.
|4) Expand the Friends of Alamance Parks by launching a Park Beautification Task Force to focus on|
cleaning and improving the appearance of our parks and natural areas.
|5) Begin an Annual Appreciation Event for Friends of Alamance Parks Task Forces.||In Progress|
|6) Cedarock Park Renovations- Year 1, Goal 1: Complete relocation and expansion of camping area.||In Progress|
|7) Cedarock Park Renovations- Year 1, Goal 2: Complete relocation of Spoon Branch Trail and Rock|
Creek Trail away from erosion and flood prone areas.
|8) Cedarock Park Renovations- Year 1, Goal 3: Begin construction of Championship disc golf course at|
|9) Cane Creek Mountains- Year 5, Goal 1: Open phase II including completion of trailhead and at least one|
|10) Cane Creek Mountains- Year 5, Goal 2: Identify and apply for funding for Phase III of development|
plan on Sizemore Tract.
|11) Implement Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation programs including at least 2 programs that focus on|
|12) Athletics Reorganization- Year 5, Goal 1: Complete transition to balanced, league created teams across|
all age groups.
|13) Athletics Reorganization- Year 5 Goal 2: Implement a youth and coach training program that assists|
coaches with appropriate training techniques and discourages behaviors that negatively affect
|14) Haw River Trail- Goal 1: Complete acquisition of property from willing landowners from|
Alamance/Guilford County Line to Shallow Ford Natural Area.
|15) Haw River Trail- Goal 2: Cooperate with PTRC and other partners to launch the Haw River Trail Towns|
Initiative, with a goal of creating opportunities for small businesses in riverside communities and
improving the trail experience for users.
|16) Haw River Trail- Goal 3: Begin construction of improved trailhead/access at Copland/Sellers Falls area.||In Progress|
|17) Textile Museum- Year 5, Goal 1: Track and report attendance at the Glencoe Textile Heritage Museum|
with a goal of increasing attendance by at least 10% year over year.
|18) Textile Museum- Year 5, Goal 2: Continue restoration of the Supervisor’s House in Glencoe and|
complete an initial plan for interpretation of the building.
|19) Combine State Grant in 2022 NC State budget with existing capital funds to replace floor at Eli Whitney|
|20) Create plans for expanded walking track at Eli Whitney Community Center and identify potential|