Thursday, October 20, 2022

Town of Jay releases online survey to gather community input on parks management


AU SABLE FORKS, NY — The Town of Jay invites residents and visitors of Au Sable Forks, Jayand Upper Jay to complete an online survey about town parks available through October 31 at

Information gathered through the survey will be used by town officials to make decisions regarding parks maintenance and management. This outreach follows community engagement sessions that took place in person in Au Sable Forks, Jayand Upper Jay on October 1.

“Our goal is to create public spaces where everyone in our community can enjoy the outdoors, gather for celebrations, and have a place to recreate,” said Town of Jay Supervisor Matt Stanley. “Community feedback is essential to managing our parks, and we ask anyone who has visited our parks in 2022 to complete the survey.”

A link to the survey is also posted on the town website (www.townofjayny.govand Facebook page ( Local businesses and employees are also encouraged to give their feedback.

Jay‘s parks are a part of our Adirondack lives,” said Adirondack Life Executive Editor Annie Stoltie. The magazine, founded in 1969, is headquartered in Jay near the Village Green. “Our parks help locals and visitors from all over the world appreciate this special place.”

Town parks include an Upper Jay picnic area; the Village Green, Covered Bridge, Douglas Memorial Park, and the Children’s Park & Playground in Jay; Pattno & Gale Memorial Park – The Grove, home to Henry’s Trail and the Community Garden, and Riverside Park in Au Sable Forks. The parks host youth recreation leagues, special events including Fourth of July festivities and the annual Jay Day Celebration, and the JEMS summer concert series.

Photo at top: Town of Jay, NY Facebook page photo.

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