Current News Releases

  • 05/20/2015 Splash Parks and Regional Beaches to open this weekend!

    The regional beaches and splash parks will be open this weekend! May 23-25 - Saturday, Sunday and Monday 1:00-5:00pm.  

  • 05/20/2015 EAB Infested Wood

    Did you know EAB infested wood may not be moved into or within Madison city limits from April through September?  This is a City ordinance and subject to a fine up to $500 per day.

  • 05/05/2015 Beach Clean Up Set for This Thursday

    Madison Parks is partnering with the Clean Lakes Alliance, Friends of Monona Bay, and the Bay Creek Neighborhood Association to clean up debris at Bernie’s Beach.

  • 04/21/2015 City Receives Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Grant

    Mayor Paul Soglin and Parks Superintendent Eric Knepp today announced the City of Madison has been awarded $295,308 towards the construction of the Central Park Skatepark project by the Department of the Interior.  The gra

  • 04/21/2015 Madison Parks Earth Day Celebration with Lake View Elementary

    Madison Parks Celebrates Earth Day with Lake View Elementary School 20th Annual Warner Park Cleanup  

  • 04/20/2015 Elver Park Disc Golf Course is Open!

    Elver Park Disc Course is now open! Get out and Play Madison Parks!  

  • 04/10/2015 Bird City Celebration! - Sunday, April 19

    In September 2013, Madison was recognized as a "Bird City" by the Bird City Wisconsin project. The program is modeled after the Arbor Day Foundations' "Tree City USA" program.

  • 04/07/2015 Star Gazing - Free Event

    Do you know how to find the Big and Little Dippers in the night sky? How about Orion the hunter or the queen Cassiopeia? Or do you ever just gaze into the sky and wonder what all those celestial bodies out there are?

  • 02/18/2015 Moonlight Movie Series

    The Madison Parks Moonlight Movie Series is presented by Madison Parks, Madison Mallards, the Madison Parks Foundation and is sponsored by our friends at Zimbrick Honda.

  • 02/12/2015 EAB Update

    The City of Madison Forestry Section has confirmed an Emerald Ash Borer infestation on Madison’s south side at Doncaster Park, 4341 Doncaster Drive, Madison.

  • 01/12/2015 Cherokee Marsh-North Unit Public Information Meeting

    PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETINGWednesday, January 21, 2015Warner Park Community Recreation Center Community Room 3

  • 01/12/2015 Junction Ridge Park Playground - 2nd Public Input Meeting

    The City of Madison held a public input meeting regarding playground improvements at Junction Ridge Park on October 7th, 2014.  Staff will use the input gathered at this meeting to develop two playground concepts that will