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  • Ride the Drive

    Ride the Drive - Eastside

    Join us for Ride the Drive - Eastside on Sunday, August 24, 10am - 3pm
  • Goodman Pool

    Goodman Pool

    Goodman Pool opens for the season on June 12. Sign up for swimming lessons today!
  • Madison Meet and Eat

    Madison Meet & Eat

    Madison Meet & Eat is a unique event that brings a collective of Madison's food carts and vendors to local neighborhoods to encourage friends, family and the community to connect and enjoy a night out.
  • Moonlight Movies

    Moonlight Movies

    Bring your family and a blanket out to the parks to enjoy these classic movies!

    See the full movie list
  • Golf Madison Parks

    Golf Madison Parks

    72 Challenging Holes, 4 Unique Courses, Steps from Your Front Door.
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Ride the Drive – Eastside – Only One Month Away!
Posted 7/24/2014
Ride the Drive – Eastside – Only One Month Away! August 24, 2014 – 10am to 3pmhttp://www.cityofmadison.com/parks/RideTheDrive/eastside/   The City of Madison and Madison Parks …
Elver Park Fireworks Celebration
Posted 6/27/2014
Madison Parks and the City of Madison are happy to present the annual Elver Park Fireworks Celebration on July 3, 2014.   The Elver Park Fireworks celebration is a free, …
Rhythm and Booms – June 28, 2014
Posted 6/23/2014
 For the first time in Rhythm & Booms’ history, the show is being displayed over Lake Monona, offering spectacular viewing from many sites around Madison.   Join Madison …
Storm Clean-up Efforts in Parks and Street Trees
Posted 6/18/2014
As the city cleans up from the round of storms this week, please use caution and common sense when traveling around the affected areas. City of Madison Forestry and Parks crews …
Storm Clean Up Volunteers Should Use Common Sense
Posted 6/18/2014
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin reminded residents today that if you plan to volunteer to help clean up area storm damage, use common sense and be safe.   "City crews have been out, …
Madison Meet & Eat to begin on Thursday at Meadowood
Posted 6/17/2014
The city of Madison is excited to bring back Madison Meet & Eat for summer 2014. This unique neighborhood event brings together a collective of local food cart vendors and …
Goodman Pool opens for the season on June 12 at 12:30p.m.
Posted 6/6/2014
The countdown begins!!     Just as your kids are counting down the days left of school, we are counting down the days until Goodman Pool opens for the season.   Goodman Pool, …
Madison Parks REGIONAL Beaches Opening Up for Memorial Day Weekend
Posted 5/23/2014
Looking to do some swimming or hanging out on the beach this holiday weekend? Madison Park Regional beaches will be open for those looking to enjoy the lakes this Memorial …
Unique market to open in June
Posted 5/21/2014
For the past six months, something that seemed only a dream for the Triangle Neighborhood and Brittingham Park has slowly taken shape: a farmers market within walking distance …
2014 Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Branch Sampling Results
Posted 5/19/2014
Madison Parks Forestry Section concluded its third year of ‘Branch Sampling’ test program for Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) detection last week. While it was confirmed in November …
Reflections from the Banks of the Yahara River
Posted 5/12/2014
“Reflections on the Banks of the Yahara River” is bringing temporary art installations by five local artists to the parkway this summer In the heart of Madison’s East Side, at …
City of Madison Disc Golf Courses are Open for the Season
Posted 5/9/2014
Disc golf is one of the fastest growing sports and is fun for all and easy to learn!  To play a round of disc golf is low cost, low impact exercise, and a great way to explore …
Elver Park Fireworks Continue in 2014
Posted 5/7/2014
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin, 1st District Alder Lisa Subeck, and 20th District Alder Matt Phair announced today that the City of Madison will provide funding for continuation of …
Heritage Tree Winner Announced
Posted 4/29/2014
The City of Madison Forestry Section is pleased to announce the 2014 Madison Parks Division Heritage Tree Award winner. The Heritage Tree Award is part of Madison’s Arbor Week …
City of Madison Awarded “Sterling Community” by Tree City USA
Posted 4/28/2014
On May 1, 2014, the City of Madison will be awarded a 25 year Tree City USA award as well as receiving a “Sterling Community” designation by the Arbor Day Foundation. To achieve …
  • Events this Week
  • Dane County Farmers' Market
    7/26 -7/26,
  • Friend sof Edna Taylor Conservation Park Volunteer Opportunity
    7/26 -7/26,
  • Clean Lakes Festival
    7/26 -7/26,
  • Disability Pride Fest
    7/26 -7/26,
  • Disability Pride Festival
    7/26 -7/26,
  • Greek Fest
    7/26 -7/27,
  • Capital City 5K Run/Walk
    7/26 -7/26,
  • Opera in the Park
    7/26 -7/26,
  • Opera in the Park
    7/26 -7/26,
  • Capitol Mile Run
    7/27 -7/27,
  • NESCO Summer Concert - Westside Andy (blues and rock)
    7/28 -7/28,

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