Current News Releases
04/28/2014 City of Madison Awarded “Sterling Community” by Tree City USA
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.
04/24/2014 Madison Parks Foundation receives $50,000 grant for Splash Park Project
The Madison Parks Foundation has been awarded $50,000 grant from Madison Community Foundation for its ongoing Splash Park Project.
04/22/2014 Ground Breaking Ceremony for Madison Parks’ two new Splash Parks
Madison Parks is pleased to announce a ground breaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of new splash parks at Reindahl Park and
04/21/2014 Madison Named the Greenest City in the Nation
Mayor Soglin and other city officials today heralded another accolade for the City of Madison, this one focusing on parks and transportation, names Madison the Greenest City in the Nation.
04/21/2014 Madison Parks Celebrates Earth Day with Lake View Elementary School
Madison Parks is pleased to continue our partnership with Lake View Elementary School to celebrate Earth Day, Arbor Day, and the United Way’s Global Youth Service Day.
04/09/2014 New Playground Coming to Goodman Pool
During Madison’s hot summer months, thousands of children and families make their way to the Goodman Pool and its adjacent playground to relax, to play and to cool off.
04/07/2014 Madison Parks - Moonlight Movie Series continues with Caddyshack
“Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper now about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac…It’s in the hole! It’s in the hole!
04/01/2014 Monona, Glenway and Odana Hills Golf Courses to open at 9:00a.m. on Wednesday, April 2
No Foolin’ !! Three golf courses opening tomorrow! Monona, Glenway and Odana Hills Golf Courses to open at 9:00a.m. on Wednesday, April 2
03/24/2014 Oscar Rennebohm Foundation Awards $50,000 to Two City Splash Park Projects
Oscar Rennebohm Foundation Awards $50,000 to Two City Splash Park Projects
03/19/2014 Please STAY OFF Madison Parks Fields and Turf
As the spring thaw slowly begins, the Madison Parks athletic fields are also beginning to thaw. The athletic fields (soccer, softball, football) are not in condition to handle large numbers of people.
03/17/2014 Ride the Drive - two events in 2014!
Ride the Drive – back in 2014 !!!
03/13/2014 Public Input Meeting for Huegl Park Playground Improvements
The City of Madison Parks Division will have a public input meeting to discuss the proposed playground improvements at Huegel Park.