Beverly's Open Space & Recreation Plan

The Open Space and Recreation Plan is updated every seven (7) years.

2022 Open Space and Recreation Plan

Public Survey

The online public survey for the Open Space and Recreation Plan was open from Monday, September 20th at 12:00 PM to Friday, October 15th at 12:00 PM. We received over 600 responses! Thank you for your feedback.

Hard copies of the survey are still available in the Planning Department in City Hall at 191 Cabot St, Beverly, MA 01915. The hard copy survey is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Arabic. If you need assistance accessing the survey, please contact Chelsea Zakas in the Planning Department (978) 605-2346.

Fall 2021 Public Forum

The City held a public forum for the 2022 Open Space and Recreation Plan update on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM in the City Council Chambers on the third floor of City Hall. During the public forum, City staff and Open Space and Recreation Committee members shared information about the plan, discussed next steps in the planning process, and gathered feedback from Beverly residents. Below is a link to a recording of the public forum. It is also available on BevCam's YouTube channel. 

Click this link to view the recording of the public forum.

Next Steps

  • Compile and synthesize all feedback from community engagement
  • Develop a new 7-year Action Plan based on community feedback and PlanBeverly goals
  • Another public forum will be scheduled in early spring to gather public feedback on the draft Action Plan

2016 Open Space and Recreation Plan Documents

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