Current News Releases
01/23/2017 Madison's First Charity Disc Golf Tournament
Madison Parks and Glide Disc Golf along with partners Innova announce Madison's First Charity Disc Golf Tournament happening Sunday, January 29.
12/28/2016 Madison Parks Receives Gift of Conservation Land
Jo Ann and recently departed Lloyd Bitzer were married for 63 years. During their years together, they built a home on land in the Town of Verona on Shady Oak Lane.
12/21/2016 Winter Fun Begins in Madison Parks!
Just in time for winter break – warming shelters at Elver, Tenney and Vilas will be open early and close late throughout the school break, including holidays!
11/23/2016 Winter Disc Golf Arriving Soon!
You asked. We listened! Winter Disc Golf is arriving at Madison Parks.
11/14/2016 Inaugural Madison Parks Calendar Debuts for 2017
The first Madison Parks calendar debuted in November and features 13 original photographs. Each month provides a brief narrative about park projects, events, programs or initiatives.
11/09/2016 Local Urban Logs Available in Online Auction
Ever wonder what happens to the dead or dying tree or the tree damaged by the storm after they are removed? For a limited time, Madison Parks is offering local, urban wood logs in an online auction.
10/19/2016 Public Input Meeting - Brittingham Park
The planning process continues for the playground located at the Brittingham Park community garden, 801 W.
09/14/2016 Madison's First Dedicated Pickleball Courts Open Thursday
Alder Tim Gruber, Parks Superintendent Eric Knepp along with the Madison Friends of Pickleball and the community will officially open the pickleball courts at Garner Park with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday,
08/31/2016 Madison Parks Salvages Ash Trees
In 2016, nearly 1,000 ash trees are slated for removal from Madison parks.
08/03/2016 West Fest - An All-New Westside Community Day Event
West Fest is an all-new community event designed with its neighbors in mind.
07/27/2016 Ride the Drive Sunday, July 31
Stroll, roll, pedal or glide your way through downtown Madison Sunday, July 31 from 10:00am to 2:00pm! The 8th Annual Ride the Drive, presented by Trek and Madison Parks is more than just a bike ride.
07/21/2016 Statement of Madison Mayor Paul Soglin regarding WEDC Grant
I am very pleased with WEDC’s decision to invest $500,000 to help unleash the economic potential of a targeted redevelopment opportunity on Madison’s east side.