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.

Workload Measures 2019/2020
Report the number of youth athletic participants:
Report the number of youth teams per sport: 
Report the number of Special Populations program participants and volunteers monthly:
Report the change in new parkland/trails acquired:
Report the number of park visitations:
Report the number of shelter reservations:
Report the number of disc golf participants:
Track and report usage of the walking track and playground at Eli Whitney Recreation Center: 
Report the number of community center visitors monthly:
Report user fee amounts received:
Report grant amounts received:
Report donation and sponsorship amounts received:
Track the number of people who attend agricultural educational programs:
Developed park acreage:
Total Miles of bike, walking, and hiking trails:

Updated 6/27/2019

GOALSPROGRESS
1) 90% of ACRPD full-time staff will participate in training and learning opportunities for a minimum cumulative total value of 70 hoursIn Progress
2) 90% of ACRPD full-time staff will participate in at least two off-site visitation/learning activitiesIn Progress
3) Update Alamance Parks website in order to adhere to county accessibility guidelinesIn Progress
4) In order to accommodate public requests and increase the economic benefit of park properties, develop and implement a park rental/3rd party program policyIn Progress
5) In order to maximize the efficiency of park staff and ensure completion of routine maintenance, implement a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) for park maintenance staffIn Progress
Park Division Goals
Long Term Goal: Improve user experience for current users of the equestrian trails at Cedarock Park and improve accessibility to the equestrian trails by developing a new equestrian center offering trail rides for the public without horses, a dedicated entrance and overnight camping facilities.
6) CRP Equestrian Goal Year 4 Goal 1: Complete phase 3 of Equestrian Complex at Cedarock Park including construction of stable for horses (Funding Dependent)In Progress

Long Term Goal: Conserve the County's largest State Natural Heritage Area in the Cane Creek Mountains and develop the property into a nature park to attract visitors from Alamance County and the Piedmont region.In Progress
7) Cane Creek Mountains Year Two Goal 1: Acquire Sizemore tract for park use. (Grant Funding Dependent)In Progress
8) Cane Creek Mountains Year Two Goal 2: Begin Construction of Phase 1 of Cane Creek Mountains Natural Area development plan including the construction of road, parking area and 2 miles of foot trailIn Progress
9) Cane Creek Mountains Year Two Goal 3: Apply for funding to develop Phase 2 of the Cane Creek Mountains Natural Area development planIn Progress
Special Population Goals
10) 90% of Alamance County Special Olympic Spring Games participants rate their experience as Excellent/GoodIn Progress
Athletic Goals
Long Term Goal: Modify the existing youth athletics program in response to decreasing participation numbers. Create a league that ensures children are able to play close to home, for balanced teams and that creates long-term positive relationships between players, coaches and families.
11) Athletics Reorganization Year 2 Goal 1: Assess 6U pilot league and consider expansion to 8U participantsIn Progress
12) Athletics Reorganization Year 2 Goal 2: Track and report percentage of baseball/ softball participants in new league rating their overall experience as Excellent/GoodIn Progress
13) Athletics Reorganization Year 2 Goal 3: Track and report the percentage of youth basketball team participants in new league rating their overall experience as Excellent/GoodIn Progress
14) Athletics Reorganization Year 2 Goal 4: In order to improve the game day experience for participants, implement training program for volunteer coaches, providing tools for effective coaching and team managementIn Progress
Long Term Goal: Improve the use and impact of Alamance Parks facilities for school age children by developing field trips and experiential learning opportunities that supplement school curriculum
15) School Curriculum Year One Goal One: Meet with teachers and ABSS representatives to determine curriculum goals for each grade level and determine opportunities for experiential learning at Alamance Parks facilitiesIn Progress
16) In order to improve the user experience and impact of Alamance Parks historic sites, execute at least three new programs at Cedarock Park Historical Farm or Glencoe Textile Heritage MuseumIn Progress
Haw River Trail Goals
Overall Goal: Further the Department's mission of completing the Haw River Trail/Mountains to Sea Trail to improve public access to the Haw River, improve and protect water quality and provide a sustainable economic engine for riverside communities.
17) FY19-20 Goal 1- Acquire property from willing landowners from Alamance/Guilford County Line to Shallow Ford Natural AreaIn Progress
18) FY19-20 Goal 2: Open camping area on Sellars Falls trail section and implement online reservation system for siteIn Progress
Historic Sites Division Goals
Long-Term Goal: Ensure sure the protection and interpretation of Alamance County's textile history by enhancing the Glencoe Textile Heritage Museum In Progress
19) Glencoe Museum Year Two Goal 1: Track and Report attendance at the Glencoe Textile Heritage Museum with a goal of increasing attendance by at least 25% over FY2017-18 baseline by end of FY2019-20In Progress

Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

GOALSPROGRESS
1) In order to improve and develop tourism assets in Alamance County, develop the framework for a grant program that will allow the CVB to fund capital improvements at tourism sitesIn Progress
2) In order to improve and develop tourism assets in Alamance County, implement at least two education sessions for tourism-related businesses In Progress