Learn To... Series

Madison Parks offers demonstrations of various activities within our parks. Most of these workshops are free and all are designed to introduce beginners of all ages to some of the many recreational opportunities available in our city parks in all seasons. Madison community experts will present demonstrations on topics including birding, disc golf, boating, fitness, and more! Please note: all workshops are weather dependent and may be canceled or rescheduled.

Thanks to the Madison Parks Foundation, all 2019 Learn to... workshops are free to attend. Advanced registration is required for all classes. Visit the specific class description below for more information and instructions on how to register.

Madison Parks Foundation
  • Learn to Play Hockey with Madison Capitols

    Sunday, January 27, 2019, 10:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: Tenney Park Ice Rink


    Madison Parks is partnering with Madison Capitols Hockey to bring you Learn to Play Hockey at Tenney Park! This free class is offered to all ages. Hockey sticks and pucks are provided. Ice skates are not provided. You may bring your own or rent from the warming shelter. Please plan to arrive early and on the ice with skates on at the start of class. The shelter at Tenney Park is staffed and … Read more

  • Learn to Cross-County Ski

    Sunday, February 3, 2019, 10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: Elver Park


    Learn the basics of classic cross-country skiing with an expert! We're partnering with Madison Nordic Ski Club to bring you this free class. MadNorSki will teach and demonstrate all basic skiing skills needed for beginners and novice skiers to get started in the sport. After completing the class and exploring the equipment demo to find the best ski and pole fit, head to the trails and test out … Read more

Please note that all of the "Learn to" series events are weather dependent and may be canceled or rescheduled.