Current News Releases
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.
05/08/2007 Forest Hill Cemetery is seeking volunteers to place small flags on veterans' headstones in observance of Memorial Day
A volunteer work day is set for Saturday, May 19, at 9a.m. at Forest Hill Cemetery, 1 Speedway Rd.. Volunteers will be given a section of the cemetery and the flags to place on the headstones.
04/20/2007 Madison Park Pier Installation
The boat launch piers have been installed at Marshall Park, Wingra Park, Olbrich Park, Olin Park, Warner Park and Tenney Park.
04/19/2007 Madison Parks Celebrating Arbor Week
The United States celebrates many holidays that memorialize or reflect upon the past, but there are few holidays that look forward to and celebrate the future. National Arbor Day is one such holiday.
04/12/2007 11th Annual Earth Day Challenge Park Clean up
Help in celebrating Madison's 11th Annual Earth Day Challenge by cleaning up local parks and beautifying this amazing city.
04/11/2007 Parks Athletic Fields Off Limits until snowy, wet conditions improve
Due to today's snow, and predicted warm temperatures later this week and weekend, the conditions on the Madison Parks athletic fields will be very wet and in poor condition for play.
04/03/2007 Starkweather Creek Public Tour, April 14
The next public tour of Starkweather Creek is April 14 (raindate of April 15). The follow-up public meeting is scheduled for April 26.
03/29/2007 Some Park Restrooms Open
Parks maintenance staff annually has the parks restrooms and drinking fountains open to the public by mid-April. The process of charging up these facilities that are not 'winter-proof' takes several weeks.
03/27/2007 All Four City of Madison Golf Courses Open, Wednesday March 28
Glenway, Monona, Odana Hills and Yahara Hills EAST golf courses will all open for the season on Wednesday, March 28. Yahara Hills West is still too wet to open and will be checked on a daily basis.