Welcome to Orchard Ridge Neighborhood Association

Last update Friday, May 31, 2024

Neighborhood Contacts || Neighborhood Association Meetings || Profile, Statistics and Indicators || Neighborhood Communications || Plans and Publications || Governmental Officials || Facilities and Services ||

Neighborhood Contacts
Neighborhood Contact Person(s): Karen Rayshel, orna.president@gmail.com
Mike Thomsen, MikeThomsenORNA@gmail.com

Neighborhood Association Meetings
Neighborhood Association Meeting: Place: Orchard Ridge Library
Date: Third Monday of the month
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Please contact neighborhood association to confirm meeting date, location, and time.

Profile, Statistics and Indicators
Neighborhood Description: Ranch style homes on larger, wooded lots is a typical home in this neighborhood. Mutlifamily living, either condominium or apartments, is also available on Gilbert, Hammersley, and Reetz Roads. Not many Madison neighborhoods have a private pool for summer recreation and swimming lessons. Three child care centers, including two private home facilities, are located within the neighborhood. A Golfing center with miniature golf, par three and driving range is close by. Many of the current Orchard Ridge residents are original neighborhood homeowners. Several children have grown up and purchased their own homes in the neighborhood nearby their parents - or have returned to Madison and resettled in the neighborhood they once grew up in. A mature neighborhood with large lots, both private and public schools, including Memorial High School, a National School of Excellence. Four denominational churches are available for religious worship. Close to several major shopping malls.
Neighborhood Boundaries: Hammersley Road and West Beltline Highway on the north, Verona Road (USH 12) on the east, Raymond Road on the south, Cameron Drive on the west
Neighborhood Statistics Indicators: The Neighborhood Indicators Project is a demonstration of key characteristics and various indicators that relate to the quality of life in Madison at the neighborhood level. Basic neighborhood information as well as housing, public safety, health and family well-being, economic, and transportation indicators by neighborhood is available.
Neighborhood Events: 4th of July Picnic and Parade, winter family social, Fall Fest event, Easter Egg Hunt event

Neighborhood Communications
Newsletter: The Grapevine
Web Page: https://OrchardRidgeNA.com

Plans and Publications
City Plans: Southwest Neighborhood Plan Website
Southwest Neighborhood Plan (January 22, 2008)
Publications: None
Historic Districts: None
TIF Districts: Tax Incremental Finance District 29
Urban Design Districts: None

Governmental Officials
Madison Alderperson:
Dane County Supervisor:
State Representative:
State Senator:

Facilities and Services:
Community Centers Meadowood Neighborhood Center (5734 Raymond Road). Wisconsin Youth & Family Center (1201 McKenna Boulevard)
Fire Stations: Fire Station #7 (1810 McKenna Blvd)
Library: Meadowridge Branch (5740 Raymond Road)
Neighborhood Resource Team:
Parks and Open Space:
Flad Park, Orchard Ridge Elementary School playground, Orchard Ridge Park, Orchard Ridge Valley Park, Toki Middle School Fields
Police Districts:
Polling Place:
Public Schools: Elementary School Attendance Area 25
Orchard Ridge Elementary School (5606 Russett Rd)
Middle School Attendance Area 225
Toki Middle School (5606 Russett Rd)
High School Attendance Area 145
Memorial High School (201 S Gammon Rd)