Current News Releases
08/16/2007 The City of Madison Beaches Hours Change beginning Thursday, August 16
Lifeguard services hours at the four major beaches, Olbrich Park, Vilas Park, BB Clarke and Tenney Park, will be changed to 11a.m.-6p.m.
08/03/2007 Cypress SprayPark: A Popular Place to Cool Off this Summer
With the opening of the Goodman Swimming Pool just last summer, the excitement and anticipation of "wet and wild fun" hasn't cooled off yet.
08/01/2007 Madison to lose 140-year-old American Elm tree to Dutch Elm Disease
From 1958 to 1975, the City of Madison lost over 18,500 trees to Dutch Elm Disease (DED).
07/30/2007 City of Madison Golf Courses offer ADA Mobility Carts
Specialized ADA Mobility Carts Available
07/17/2007 Newly planted City trees in need of watering during current drought
Over 5,000 street trees planted the last two years are in need of watering during this current dry period. The City is asking homeowners to water newly planted trees in front of their house.
06/21/2007 Elver Park Fire Cracker Run/Walk Cancelled
Thanks to the Mid West Family Broadcasting Co. for picking up the sponsorship, the actual fireworks display at Elver Park on July 4 will go on as scheduled.
06/15/2007 Cypress SprayPark Opening
Contact information: Laura Whitmore, Parks Community Relations, 266-5949 George Twigg, Mayor's Office, 266-4611
06/12/2007 FREE Golf Clinic for Beginners at Monona Golf Course
FREE Golf Clinic offered at Monona Golf Course
06/12/2007 Goodman Pool to begin regular season hours June 16
Goodman Pool will open for regular season hours beginning June 16. There is still time to purchase your season pass or sign your child up for swimming lessons!
06/12/2007 The City of Madison Beaches & Lifeguard Services begin June 16
The City of Madison Beaches and lifeguard services begin June 16. The season will run through September 3. The lifeguard services schedule corresponds with the Madison Metropolitan School District schedule.
06/08/2007 Swimming Opportunities this weekend, June 9 & 10
If you and your family are looking for some summer fun, it's time to go swimming! The City of Madison Parks Division has two opportunities for swimming this weekend.
05/09/2007 Mothers Day Gifts from Goodman Pool
Give Mom and the rest of your family a summer of fun at Goodman Pool. The Madison Parks Division is pleased to announce that Goodman Pool season passes are on sale.