Current News Releases
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.
09/21/2007 Breese Stevens Field Renovation Work to Begin
Ground-breaking of Breese Stevens Field renovation and repair Monday, September 24, 2:30p.m. Meet at the East Washington Ave and Paterson Street entrance.
08/30/2007 Parks Field Conditions OK'd for Play
As the Madison area slowly dries out from recent heavy rainfalls, so do the Madison Parks playing fields. The parks and play fields are now dry enough for league play and pick-up games.
08/30/2007 Goodman Pool and Beach Lifeguard Seasons coming to an end this weekend
As the summer comes to an end, so do the Goodman Pool and Beach Season come to an end. The Goodman Pool and Madison beach season corresponds with the Madison School District's summer recess.
08/23/2007 Wet Conditions on Parks Playing Fields
Due to the wet conditions, the Madison Parks playing fields (soccer, softball, football) are not in condition to handle large numbers of people.