Current News Releases
08/08/2018 Thousand Oaks Park Opens Thursday
A ribbon cutting ceremony will celebrate the opening of a new park in the 1000 Oaks Neighborhood, on Madison’s west side.
07/24/2018 City of Madison to Offer Mini-Bonds to Residents
The City of Madison is offering mini-bonds to our residents! By buying mini-bonds, residents can invest in the future of our city, and earn tax-exempt interest at the same time.
07/17/2018 Permanent Sculpture to be Placed in Elver Park
Madison Arts Commission recently awarded Makeshift Festival a $15,000 Art in Public
07/12/2018 Yahara Hills Golf Course Celebrates 50 Years Saturday
Yahara Hills Golf Course, located on Hwy. 12 & 18, just east of I-39/90, is celebrating 1968 and 50 years on Saturday, July 14. The public is invited to join in this all day celebration!
06/26/2018 Sand and ready-to-fill bags available to City of Madison Residents
Lake levels for Lake Monona and Mendota have stabilized over the last few days but remain high.
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
04/19/2018 Earth Day Challenge Rescheduled
Due to the recent snow event, the current ground conditions are not conducive to completing most volunteer activities for the Earth Day Challenge.
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