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Posted on Jun 29, 2015:
Help Keep July 4th Fun, Fire-Free
The Madison Fire Department wants everyone to enjoy a safe, injury- and fire-free Independence Day. City of Madison residents are reminded that City ordinance bans the use of Roman candles, …
Posted on Jun 26, 2015:
Madison Parks Foundation Hosting Events
MADISON PARKS FOUNDATION’S EVENTS CELEBRATES 121 YEARS OF MADISON PARKS   From the time Madison’s first park, Tenney Park, was developed in the early 1900s to the splash parks at Elver and Reindahl …
Posted on Jun 22, 2015:
Elver Park Fireworks
Madison Parks and the City of Madison are happy to present the annual Elver Park Fireworks Celebration on Thursday, July 2, 2015.  The Elver Park Fireworks celebration is a free, family-friendly …
Posted on Jun 8, 2015:
FREE Admission to Goodman Pool Rescheduled for Thursday, June 18
Goodman’s Jewelers, will be sponsoring the day by providing free admission to the first 500 kids to come to the pool on Thursday, June 18, beginning at 1:00 pm. It is also Pepsi Day with live Z104 …
Posted on Jun 1, 2015:
Ride the Drive Downtown This Sunday!
Ride the Drive Downtown- Sunday, June 7, 10:00a.m.–3:00p.m.   It’s finally here! Ride the Drive Downtown is THIS Sunday, June 7! Ride the Drive, presented by Trek and Madison Parks is a car-free, …
Posted on May 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. Time outside of …
Posted on May 5, 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. On Thursday, May 7 from 3:00-7:00 …
Posted on Apr 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 …
Posted on Apr 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   Madison Parks is pleased to continue our partnership with Lake View Elementary School in …
Posted on Apr 20, 2015:
Elver Park Disc Golf Course is Open!
Elver Park Disc Course is now open! Get out and Play Madison Parks!  Disc golf has become one of the fastest growing sports in recent years. Madison Parks offers two courses – east and west making …
Posted on Apr 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. We continue the …
Posted on Apr 7, 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 …