Current News Releases
01/30/2014 Public Meeting for Breese Stevens Artificial Turf Installation
The City of Madison Parks Division will have a public input meeting to discuss the proposed artificial turf improvements at Breese Stevens Field. At this meeting, Madison Parks and their consultant, Graef – USA, will pres
01/27/2014 Candlelight Ski at Odana Hills Golf Course
Are you new to cross-country skiing? Or are you an old pro at this winter sport? Madison Parks invites you to get outside and enjoy the quiet beauty of winter with the Candlelight Cross-Country Ski event.
01/27/2014 Snow Emergency Continues
Snow Emergency Continues Until 7 a.m. Tuesday
01/26/2014 Madison Declares a Snow Emergency
Madison Declares a Snow Emergency
01/23/2014 Public Input Meeting for Droster Park Playground
Droster Park Playground
01/17/2014 Central Park Skatepark Design Public Input Meeting
The City of Madison Parks Division will have a second public input meeting to discuss the proposed skatepark improvements at Central Park.
01/15/2014 Skate Around with UW Women's Hockey Team at Vilas Park
Madison Parks and the University of Wisconsin athletic department will host the fourth Wisconsin women's hockey outdoor team skate from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Jan.
01/08/2014 Candlelight Snowshoe Event
Candlelight SnowshoePresented by Madison Parks, Monona Parks & Recreation, Aldo Leopold Nature Center and REI Date: January 18, 2014, 5pm-7pm
01/08/2014 Stargazing in Madison Parks
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 all those celestial bodies out there are?
01/03/2014 Outdoor Activities affected by Extremely Cold Weather this weekend
Before the arctic weather hits Madison, put on extra scarves and mittens and enjoy the ski trails and ice rinks.
01/01/2014 Ice Skating Lessons at Elver and Tenney Parks Begin on Monday, January 6
Is it your child’s first winter on the ice? Or does your child already love to skate and he or she wants to build on the skills they already have? Or do YOU wish to improve your confidence and your ability on the ice?
12/23/2013 Snow Emergency Continues
A snow emergency remains in effect for the entire City of Madison until 7 a.m.