Current News Releases
01/18/2007 Ski Trail and Ice Rink Update
Ski Trails - Snow is packed and tracks set at Elver Park and Odana Golf Course. Lights will be on at Elver Park. Conditions are good for skate-skiing, and fair for track-skiing.
01/16/2007 Ski Trail and Ice Rink Update
Ski Trails - Snow will be packed and tracks set at Elver Park and Odana Golf Course. Lights will be on at Elver Park. Conditions are good for skate-skiing, and fair for track-skiing.
01/15/2007 Ski Trails and Ice Rink Update
The ski trails were rolled to pack a base on Monday morning. More snow is needed to groom tracks. Current conditions are fair. The ice rinks remain closed due to dangerously thin ice.
01/11/2007 Outdoor Ice Rinks not safe for skating
The outdoor ice rinks all still have open water and are unsafe. There needs to be at least 10 days to 2 weeks of below freezing temperatures for safe skating conditions.
01/03/2007 B.L.A.S.T. Program Begins February 4
Get Set to Get Wet! The City of Madison Parks Division is pleased to announce its BLAST program for lifeguard training at the Goodman Pool!
12/14/2006 Last minute Holiday Gifts available at Madison Parks Division
· Madison Parks Gift Certificates
12/11/2006 Ice rinks closed due to warm weather
Monday, Dec. 11 The Madison Parks ice rinks are all closed due to warm weather and deteroriating ice conditions.
12/10/2006 Ice rinks open on Sunday
Tenney, Elver and Vilas Parks ice rinks will open on Sunday morning at 11a.m. The scheduled hours are 11a.m. - 9:30p.m.
12/08/2006 Elver Park Ice Rink to open Saturday, Dec. 9
Elver Park Ice Rink will also open on Saturday from 11a.m.-9:30p.m. Due to the predicted warm weather, Sunday's hours are TBA. There are no hockey boards up yet.
12/08/2006 Madison Parks - Outdoor Ice Rinks Update-Dec. 8
Vilas Park and Tenney Park ice rinks to open Friday, Dec. 8, 2006
12/01/2006 2007 Goodman Pool Season Passes For Sale at 2006 Prices
Get the perfect holiday gift for the swimmer on your list – a 2007 season pass at Goodman Pool.
05/26/2006 Beach Lifeguard Services at Vilas & Tenney Beaches this Weekend
The Madison Parks Division is pleased to announce that due to the predicted warm weather this holiday weekend, there will be lifeguard services at two of the Madison beaches.