Learn To... Series

Madison Parks offers demonstrations of various activities within our parks. Most of these workshops are free and all are designed to introduce beginners of all ages to 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! Please note: all workshops are weather dependent and may be canceled or rescheduled.

Thanks to the Madison Parks Foundation, all 2019 Learn to... workshops are free to attend. Advanced registration is required for all classes. Visit the specific class description below for more information and instructions on how to register.

Madison Parks Foundation
  • Learn to Cross-Country Ski presented by Madison Parks Foundation

    Saturday, February 1, 2020, 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: Elver Park


    Join experts from REI - Madison, Madison Nordic Ski Club (Madnorski) and Central Cross Country Skiing (CXC) to learn the basics of classic cross-country skiing. Three classes will be offered on Saturday, February 1 and Sunday, February 2 during Madison Winter Festival at Elver Park. The two-hour class will teach and demonstrate all the basic classic skiing skills needed for beginners and novice … Read more

  • Learn to Cross-Country Ski presented by Madison Parks Foundation

    Sunday, February 2, 2020, 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: Elver Park


    Join experts from REI - Madison , Madison Nordic Ski Club  (Madnorski) and Central Cross Country Skiing  (CXC) to learn the basics of classic cross-country skiing. Three, 2-hour classes are offered on Saturday, February 1 and Sunday, February 2 during Madison Winter Festival at Elver Park. The two-hour class will teach and demonstrate all the basic classic skiing skills needed for beginners and … Read more

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