Current News Releases
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.
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