Current News Releases
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.
07/21/2016 Heat Related Precautions
An excessive heat watch has been issued for the Madison and Dane County area from 7am Thursday, July 21st until 7pm on Friday, July 22nd.
07/06/2016 Madison Parks Announces 5 Villages at the 8th Annual Ride the Drive
Ride the Drive, presented by Trek and Madison Parks will host five villages at this year’s event on Sunday, July 31 from 10:00am – 2:00pm.
06/21/2016 Madison Metropolitan School District and City of Madison Kickoff Summer Meals Program at Elver Park
School Superintendent Jennifer Cheatham and Mayor Paul Soglin joined together with 1st District Alder Barbara McKinney and others to celebrate the kickoff of the MMSD Summer Food Program Monday at Elver Park on the City’s
06/17/2016 3rd Annual Concert in the Breese
Madison Parks Foundation, in partnership with the W. Jerome Frautschi Foundation is proud to present the 3rd Annual Concert in the Breese on Tuesday, July 19, 2016.