The city of Hamilton is committed to offering open and accessible data to all residents to help them make informed decisions.
Open Data Software
Open data is offered online to all residents of Hamilton, including information on different recreational facilities in Hamilton such as baseball, soccer, and basketball fields in Glanbrook, Hamilton Mountain, Upper Stoney Creek, Lower Stoney Creek, Lower Hamilton, etc. There are soccer and other recreational facilities in Dundas/West Hamilton, Wentworth, Ancaster, Upper Stoney Creek, and elsewhere. This data can be used to build handy software applications to be used by visitors and residents alike. Different applications exist to gain access to data on public libraries, public schools, private schools, recreational facilities, and other institutions and amenities. There are useful tools that use data collected by hundreds of thousands of private and public schools, based on surveys and other types of research. Other handful applications allow users to compare different institutions of higher education, including indicators such as net price, fees, college tuition, and so on. Other types of software allow users to locate public libraries in the area using data collected by thousands of libraries throughout the country. Data may include different kinds of information such as number and types of service outlets, expenditures, operating revenues, and staffing. There are applications that offer information on electronic resources, public service hours, size of collections, circulation, library visits, and so on. Data is usually collected on an annual basis. Such applications usually use data collected through web-based reporting systems, surveys, or by other means. Data comes handy if you are a resident, journalist, researcher, or policymaker at the local, state, or federal level. Open data software is also used by local practitioners, professional associations, non-governmental organizations, and local, state, and federal officials for policy making, assessment, program development, and planning.
Sports and Recreation
You will find plenty of useful applications to locate sports and other recreational facilities and find more about their size, designation, and other details. Some applications offer information on parks, green areas, family-friendly events, extramural sports, and other facilities and activities. They are great for recreation management, whether you want to attend a yoga class, simplify event and membership management, or manage reservations. You can use recreational software to make reservations, schedule classes and programs, and ultimately to increase your participation rate. Data offered by the government can be used to build such applications with a host of beneficial features such as email marketing for program, event, and activities promotion, donation and fundraising management, handy facility scheduling, web-based registration options, and so on. Some of these applications are used by non-for-profits and other organizations to promote events and activities, including soccer, baseball, and other games. They are used by organizations to improve operational efficiency, increase member participation and engagement, and build solid relationships with members, residents, and customers. Recreation and parks software helps streamline activities and operations and increase participation for high schools, recreation departments, and colleges and universities that offer sports, intramurals, and other classes and activities. There are options to complete transactions quickly and with ease, membership management options, and easy to use reservation and facility and event scheduling options. Added benefits include point of sale systems and mobile and online access for event and program registration. Campus registration software is also available and easy to use to help universities increase participation rates.