Six in seven adults in the United States look forward to outdoor activities this spring and summer. The most sought after activities include going to the beach or lake, going to the park, attending a picnic or BBQ, swimming and being active on the trails. Park and recreation professionals ensure the public can enjoy their favorite outdoor activities and be safe at the same time.  

Key Findings:

  • Six in seven adults in the United States look forward to outdoor activities this spring and summer.
  • Gen Z (94 percent), Gen X (89 percent) and Millennials (88 percent) are more likely to say they are looking forward to an outdoor activity compared to baby boomers (80 percent)
  • Parents and their families are looking most forward to swimming (47 percent), going to the beach or lake (43 percent) and going to the park (41 percent).

 

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