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Field Updates: How to Know
posted May 6, 2015 8:29 AM
The best and ONLY way to know if your field is open for play is to call the Rainout Line (608)267-8787. Weekdays the line will be updated by 2:00pm, weekends and holidays the line will be updated by 9:00am. The line will be updated if fields are questionable, if no update by times listed, fields are open for play.
posted May 20, 2015 2:46 PM

Did you know EAB infested wood may not be moved into or within Madison city limits from April through September?  This is a City ordinance and subject to a fine up to $500 per day. Time outside of these six months (October through March) movement of infested wood is permitted. Simply, if you currently have infested wood leave it until October.

Help Keep July 4th Fun, Fire-Free
Posted 6/29/2015
The Madison Fire Department wants everyone to enjoy a safe, injury- and fire-free Independence Day. City of Madison residents are reminded that City ordinance bans the use of …
Madison Parks Foundation Hosting Events
Posted 6/26/2015
MADISON PARKS FOUNDATION’S EVENTS CELEBRATES 121 YEARS OF MADISON PARKS   From the time Madison’s first park, Tenney Park, was developed in the early 1900s to the splash parks …
Elver Park Fireworks
Posted 6/22/2015
Madison Parks and the City of Madison are happy to present the annual Elver Park Fireworks Celebration on Thursday, July 2, 2015.  The Elver Park Fireworks celebration is a …
FREE Admission to Goodman Pool Rescheduled for Thursday, June 18
Posted 6/8/2015
Goodman’s Jewelers, will be sponsoring the day by providing free admission to the first 500 kids to come to the pool on Thursday, June 18, beginning at 1:00 pm. It is also Pepsi …
Ride the Drive Downtown This Sunday!
Posted 6/1/2015
Ride the Drive Downtown- Sunday, June 7, 10:00a.m.–3:00p.m.   It’s finally here! Ride the Drive Downtown is THIS Sunday, June 7! Ride the Drive, presented by Trek and Madison …
EAB Infested Wood
Posted 5/20/2015
Did you know EAB infested wood may not be moved into or within Madison city limits from April through September?  This is a City ordinance and subject to a fine up to $500 per …
Beach Clean Up Set for This Thursday
Posted 5/5/2015
Madison Parks is partnering with the Clean Lakes Alliance, Friends of Monona Bay, and the Bay Creek Neighborhood Association to clean up debris at Bernie’s Beach. On Thursday, …
City Receives Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Grant
Posted 4/21/2015
Mayor Paul Soglin and Parks Superintendent Eric Knepp today announced the City of Madison has been awarded $295,308 towards the construction of the Central Park Skatepark …
Madison Parks Earth Day Celebration with Lake View Elementary
Posted 4/21/2015
Madison Parks Celebrates Earth Day with Lake View Elementary School 20th Annual Warner Park Cleanup   Madison Parks is pleased to continue our partnership with Lake View …
Elver Park Disc Golf Course is Open!
Posted 4/20/2015
Elver Park Disc Course is now open! Get out and Play Madison Parks!  Disc golf has become one of the fastest growing sports in recent years. Madison Parks offers two courses – …
Bird City Celebration! - Sunday, April 19
Posted 4/10/2015
In September 2013, Madison was recognized as a "Bird City" by the Bird City Wisconsin project. The program is modeled after the Arbor Day Foundations' "Tree City USA" program. …
Star Gazing - Free Event
Posted 4/7/2015
Do you know how to find the Big and Little Dippers in the night sky? How about Orion the hunter or the queen Cassiopeia? Or do you ever just gaze into the sky and wonder what …
  • Events this Week
  • FREE Bird & Nature Tour - July 5
    7/5 -7/5,
  • Yoga in the Park!
    7/7 -7/7,
  • Dane County Farmers' Market
    7/8 -7/8,
  • Capitol View Farmers Market
    7/8 -7/8,
  • Concerts on the Square
    7/8 -7/8,
  • La Fete De Marquette
    7/9 -7/12,
  • Capitol City Band Concert Series
    7/9 -7/9,
  • Dane County Farmers' Market
    7/11 -7/11,
  • Art Fair off the Square
    7/11 -7/12,
  • Art Fair on the Square
    7/11 -7/12,
  • FREE Bird & Nature Tour - July 12
    7/12 -7/12,
  • NESCO Concert Series
    7/13 -7/13,
  • Stargazing Event
    7/13 -7/13,
  • Madison Parks Community Connection Night at the Duck Pond
    7/13 -7/13,

City of Madison Parks Division
City-County Building, Suite 104
210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Madison, WI 53703

Phone: (608) 266-4711
Fax: (608) 267-1162
WI Relay Service
Email: Parks

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm

Mailing Address
City of Madison Parks Division
PO Box 2987
Madison, WI 53701
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