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Please note that all of the "Learn to" series events are weather dependant and may be canceled or rescheduled. 

Madison Parks “Learn to” Series

Madison Parks is pleased to introduce the exciting new “Learn To” Series that will offer monthly, 90-minute demonstrations of various outdoor activities. These free workshops are designed for beginners of all ages in order to introduce some of the many recreational opportunities available in our city parks in all seasons. Madison community experts will present demonstrations on topics including birding, disc golf, boating, fitness, and more!

You do not need to register in advance - just drop in!!

Learn to Stand-Up Paddleboard!

Monday July 21, 5:30-7:00pm.

Wingra Boats at Wingra Park

824 Knickerbocker Street, Madison, WI 53711

Stand Up Paddleboards (SUP) is the season’s hottest trend in water activities… and the only one you can do standing up! Practice your balance and work out your core muscles in this fun water sport. Never tried it before? No problem! Wingra Boats has great instructors to teach the best SUP techniques! SUP is a mixture between surfing and kayaking, with the leisure of paddling a boat and the balance of surfing the waves. Come enjoy the summer day with Wingra Boats. All ages and experience levels welcome.


Please check back as the 2014 'Learn To' seminars are finalized and added to the schedule.


Weather advisory

All of the above are held weather permitting.  Please check our website for any cancellations or inclement weather notices.

Learn to Bootcamp
Learn to Pickleball
Learn to Boat