Current News Releases

  • 05/03/2017 FUN FREE DAYS in Madison Parks!

    Permits are typically required to access disc golf courses, dog parks and the lake. Madison Parks is offering permit-free days!

  • 05/03/2017 Arbor Week Celebration

    Join the City of Madison, Madison Parks Forestry and the Madison Canopy Street Trees in an Arbor Week Celebration!

  • 04/26/2017 Ride the Drive 2017 Announced

    Madison Parks is excited to announce the date and route of this year’s Ride the Drive. Join us Sunday, July 16 from 10:00am to 2:00pm!

  • 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.