Current News Releases
06/14/2018 Free Summer Food Program Launches June 18
An innovative partnership of public and nonprofit partners is addressing food insecurity for children and families in Madison again this summer.
06/08/2018 It's Pool Season! Goodman Pool opens Friday, June 8
Thanks to Goodman's Jewelers the first 500 kids will receive FREE ADMISSION to the Irwin A. and Robert D. Goodman Pool beginning at 12:00pm on Friday, June 8!
06/06/2018 PGA HOPE Introductory Golf Clinics
The PGA of America and local PGA professionals, including Golf Madison Parks' PGA Professional, Ryan Brinza are hosting an introductory clinic and an o
05/16/2018 Penn Park Set to Open with Ribbon Cutting
Through a rigorous neighborhood input process it was determined the existing shelter at Penn Park would be renovated rather th
03/28/2018 Madison Honors Milton McPike in Park Dedication Ceremony
Ten years ago, on March 29, 2008, Madison lost one of its heroes. Milton McPike, former principal of East High School, served our community as a leader, an educator and an inspiration to all who met him.
03/02/2018 Wisconsin Artist, Ray Chi Selected for Public Art at Pennsylvania Park
On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, the City of Madison Common Council approved the Madison Arts Commission’s recommendation of Wisconsin artist Ray Chi for a site-specific public art opportunity in Pennsylvania Park, located a
02/16/2018 Golf Season Tee Off Party: 72 Holes, 4 Courses, 1 Party.
All four City of Madison golf courses will be open for play in 2018 and we can’t wait for the season to begin! We're so excited, we’re throwing a party and you are invited!
02/06/2018 Madison Parks Foundation and Madison Parks present SNOW GLOW 2018
Let’s head outdoors this Friday, February 9 at Elver Park!
01/19/2018 Mayor Paul Soglin Names Charlie Romines Madison Streets Superintendent
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin announced today that Charlie Romines has been appointed Madison Streets Superintendent. Romines has been a City of Madison employee since 2011.
01/17/2018 Ride the Drive 2018 Announced
The tradition continues! Madison Parks is pleased to bring Ride the Drive back for its 10th year! Stroll, roll, pedal or glide to three downtown area parks on
12/21/2017 Pennsylvania Park Proposals Presentation
The opportunity to commission art for Pennsylvania Park evolved out of an extensive Neighborhood Planning Process in which enhancing the parks and green space emerged as a top priority.
12/15/2017 Master Planning Process Begins for James Madison Park
The history of James Madison Park dates back to the 1830s as just a square of land on Lake Mendota. While swimmers enjoyed the access to the lake, the park offered no other facilities.