2016 DPR Survey

On January 17th, 2017, at the ANC 3F monthly meeting, the city's Department of Public Works released the Hearst Park and Pool survey results. In the survey, the question was asked whether respondents wanted a pool at Hearst. The verdict is in now:

76% answered the question as YES TO A POOL!

1172 respondents took the survey, 78% of them reported they lived within a mile of the park, 73% identified as families. 

Survey results can be found by clicking here.

A discussion of the results can be seen here, in the taping of that ANC meeting, starting at approximately the 51:25 mark:   

https://livestream.com/accounts/3309891/events/6895404/videos/147060424

 

2014 Community Survey

Friends of Hearst Park (an organization unrelated to Friends of Hearst Pool) conducted a community survey in 2014 in which the question was asked: "Would you support the placement of a pool at Hearst Park?"

Out of 448 responses, 326 (or 71%) were YES. 

See the survey here (page 9):

http://dgs.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/dgs/publication/attachments/Hearst%20Park%20Improvement%20Survey%20Presentation.pdf