Each month, through a poll of Americans that is focused on park and recreation issues, NRPA Park Pulse will help to tell the park and recreation story. Questions span from the serious to the more lighthearted, and with this month’s poll, we asked Americans:
How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statement: merging tech and nature will increase children’s desire to go to parks? For example, having free Wi-Fi, interactive digital displays and games, or map-based apps for parks.
Nearly 70 percent of Americans agree that merging technology and nature will increase children’s desire to go to parks.
This includes having free Wi-Fi, interactive digital displays and games, or map-based apps for parks.
Tech-savvy millennials are even more likely than Gen Xers and baby boomers to feel this way.
Gen Xers 71%
Baby Boomers 61%
The National Recreation and Park Association Survey was conducted by Wakefield Research (www.wakefieldresearch.com) among 1,000 adult Americans, ages 18+, between May 21st and May 25th, 2018, using an email invitation and an online survey. Quotas have been set to ensure reliable and accurate representation of the U.S. adult population 18 and older.