Current News Releases

  • 12/20/2007 Winter Recreation 101

    December 20, 2007

  • 12/14/2007 Cross County Ski Update

    Cross County Skiing - The Parks Division of the City of Madison groomed the trails at Monona Golf Course, Odana Golf Course and Elver Park today. The other trails have also been groomed within the last two days..

  • 12/11/2007 Skiing-Sledding-Skating Update

    Cross County Skiing - The Parks Division of the City of Madison is not doing any additional grooming at this time due to the warm and wet conditions.

  • 12/07/2007 Cross Country Skiing Update

    Cross County Skiing - The Parks Division of the City of Madison has groomed all of the ski trails at Elver Park and the main loop at Odana Golf Course.

  • 12/05/2007 Cross-Country Skiing, Sledding, Outdoor Ice Rinks Update

    Cross County Skiing - The Parks Division of the City of Madison is hard at work packing the lighted trails at Elver Park and the main loop at Odana Golf Course.

  • 12/03/2007 Cross Country Skiing and Ice Skating Update

    The Parks Division of the City of Madison is hard at work trying to cope with the snow and ice storm that occurred over the past weekend. Crews have been busy plowing streets and bike paths.

  • 11/21/2007 Gates of Heaven Synagogue Posters

    The City of Madison Parks Division is pleased to offer for sale, the beautiful Zane Williams photo-poster of the Gates of Heaven Synagogue, located at James Madison Park.

  • 11/16/2007 City Golf Courses Closing

    Due to the cold weather, Odana Hills Golf Course and Monona Golf Course will be closing for the season as of Monday, November 19th.

  • 11/05/2007 Golf Season Ending

    The City of Madison Parks Division announces that the golf season at Glenway and Yahara Hills Golf Courses will come to an end effective Wednesday, November 7, 2007due to cold weather.

  • 10/02/2007 2008 Park Shelter Reservations begin Monday, October 15

    The Madison Parks Staff will begin taking reservations for the 2008 season for the popular park shelters, beginning October 15 at 8:00a.m.

  • 09/27/2007 2008 Reservations for Gates of Heaven begin Monday, Oct. 1

    2008 RESERVATION RATES: WEEKEND: EACH 2 HRS $80.00 WEEKDAY: UNTIL 3 PM $62.00 AFTER 4 PM $72.00

  • 09/21/2007 Cypress SprayPark Wins State Award

    The Cypress SprayPark, Madison's first public spray park, has won the Wisconsin Park & Recreation Association Park Section Design Award for 2007.