Access to local recreation facilities and playgrounds seems to be keeping pace with population growth in the region. Whether these facilities are in close proximity to residential areas is another question. Travel distance and time impact access to recreational opportunities.
For more information that parks can increase exercise, while providing economic benefits to communities, visit the Active Living infographic.
- City of Sparks rate not calculated due to population below 100,000
Washoe County facilities include baseball & soccer fields; tennis courts & volleyball courts; special use, regional shooting & specialized childrens’ facilities; horse arenas; skateboard parks
- City of Sparks includes athletic fields, tennis courts, community centers, rodeo arenas & sand volleyball courts
- City of Reno includes parks facilities