Determination of The Public Green Space Usage Habits of Elementary Age Children: Sample of Canakkale

Cengiz T., Dogtas S.

JOURNAL OF TEKIRDAG AGRICULTURE FACULTY-TEKIRDAG ZIRAAT FAKULTESI DERGISI, vol.12, no.2, pp.57-66, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.57-66


In this study of primary school age children in the 6-12 age group, open - green space is to determine usage patterns Working under the Dardanelles, surveys made in the central district, open - green space for children and their parents has been identified patterns of use. As a result of the study carried out indoors in children's free time activities and when they go out more if they attend public open green spaces instead of - use is determined that the garden of the house they live. Security concerns of parents of children on the use of open - green space effects are thought to be. Children's gender or the type of housing they live open - green space that have an impact on patterns of usage is determined. In addition, both children and parents at the game elements in the current open green space and the variety of facilities were evaluated as unsatisfactory. As a result, children's open - green space utilization to increase the different age groups that will cater to diversity and the city as a whole play area for the design of open green space utilization of the children's upbringing and training mAsIndAki by relevant stakeholders to promote is needed.