Current News Releases
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?
12/18/2013 Evjue Foundations Awards $50,000 to Two City of Madison’s Splash Parks Projects
The Madison Parks Foundation received a $50,000 grant award from the Evjue Foundation, Inc., the charitable arm of The Capital Times, for the construction of splash parks at Reindahl and Elver Parks.
12/13/2013 Winter Fun begins this weekend in Madison Parks!
Winter recreation fun starts this weekend! December 13, 2013 | Madison, WI | Okay Everybody - This weather is cold, but at least now we can have some FUN outside!
12/09/2013 Public Input Meeting for Westport Meadows Park
The City of Madison Parks Division will have a public input meeting to discuss the proposed playground improvements at Westport Meadows Park.
12/06/2013 Public Input Meeting for Everglade Park Improvements
The City of Madison Parks Division will have a public input meeting to discuss the proposed playground improvements at Everglade Park.
12/06/2013 Central Park Skatepark Public Input Meeting
Central Park Skatepark Design
11/27/2013 Public Meeting for Pilgrim Park Playground Improvements
The City of Madison Parks Division will have a public input meeting to discuss the proposed playground improvements at Pilgrim Park. At this meeting, City staff will discuss the project and seek input on the playground de
11/26/2013 Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Madison
City of Madison officials received confirmation of the presence of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) on the north side of Madison near Warner Park. As a result, Dane County will be quarantined.
11/19/2013 Public Input Meeting for Haen Family Park
The City of Madison Parks Division will have a public input meeting to discuss the proposed playground improvements at Haen Family Park.