Current News Releases
05/23/2014 Madison Parks REGIONAL Beaches Opening Up for Memorial Day Weekend
Looking to do some swimming or hanging out on the beach this holiday weekend?
05/21/2014 Unique market to open in June
For the past six months, something that seemed only a dream for the Triangle Neighborhood and Brittingham Park has slowly taken shape: a farmers market within walking distance that not only sells locally grown produce but
05/19/2014 2014 Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Branch Sampling Results
Madison Parks Forestry Section concluded its third year of ‘Branch Sampling’ test program for Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) detection last week.
05/12/2014 Reflections from the Banks of the Yahara River
“Reflections on the Banks of the Yahara River” is bringing temporary art installations by five local artists to the parkway this summer In the heart of Madison’s East Side, at the gateway to the dynamic Ca
05/09/2014 City of Madison Disc Golf Courses are Open for the Season
Disc golf is one of the fastest growing sports and is fun for all and easy to learn! To play a round of disc golf is low cost, low impact exercise, and a great way to explore Madison’s Parks. City of Madison Parks’ disc
05/07/2014 Elver Park Fireworks Continue in 2014
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin, 1st District Alder Lisa Subeck, and 20th District Alder Matt Phair announced today that the City of Madison will provide funding for continuation of the Elver Park Fireworks this summer.
04/29/2014 Heritage Tree Winner Announced
The City of Madison Forestry Section is pleased to announce the 2014 Madison Parks Division Heritage Tree Award winner.
04/28/2014 City of Madison Awarded “Sterling Community” by Tree City USA
On May 1, 2014, the City of Madison will be awarded a 25 year Tree City USA award as well as receiving a “Sterling Community” designation by the Arbor Day Foundation.
04/24/2014 Madison Parks Foundation receives $50,000 grant for Splash Park Project
The Madison Parks Foundation has been awarded $50,000 grant from Madison Community Foundation for its ongoing Splash Park Project.
04/22/2014 Ground Breaking Ceremony for Madison Parks’ two new Splash Parks
Madison Parks is pleased to announce a ground breaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of new splash parks at Reindahl Park and
04/21/2014 Madison Named the Greenest City in the Nation
Mayor Soglin and other city officials today heralded another accolade for the City of Madison, this one focusing on parks and transportation, names Madison the Greenest City in the Nation.
04/21/2014 Madison Parks Celebrates Earth Day with Lake View Elementary School
Madison Parks is pleased to continue our partnership with Lake View Elementary School to celebrate Earth Day, Arbor Day, and the United Way’s Global Youth Service Day.