Current News Releases

  • 08/29/2019 County Executive, Madison Mayor Partner to Bring Safe, Clean Swimming to Local Lakes

    Dane County and the City of Madison have agreed to a five-year program to make swimming in area lakes safer, County Executive Joe Parisi and Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway announced Aug.

  • 08/21/2019 Gallery Exhibition: “Phoenix from the Ashes”

    Phoenix from the Ashes is a unique partnership between Madison Parks, Madison Arts Commission, and Wisconsin Urban Wood transforming local ash wood into works of art.

  • 07/26/2019 A Madison Lakefront For All

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  • 07/26/2019 A Madison Lakefront For All

    Imagínese la pesca, el ciclismo, los deportes acuáticos y los juegos al aire libre en combinación con el arte, el entretenimiento y la comida mientras las personas y las familias se reúnen para pasar un buen rato en este p

  • 07/26/2019 A Madison Lakefront For All

    Imagine fishing, biking, water sports and outdoor play along with arts, entertainment, and food while people and families gather and have fun in and around this downtown waterfront park!

  • 07/23/2019 Madison Names Movies in the Park After Sina Davis

    The City of Madison has named their popular Movies in the Park Program in honor of long time neighborhood organizer and community advocate, Sina Davis.

  • 07/16/2019 Stretch of Hot Weather Demands Attention for Health & Safety

    An extended period of hot and humid weather will mean extra precautions for residents to stay safe and healthy. “The weather forecast calls for some very warm temperatures in the coming days,” said Madison Mayor Satya Rhod

  • 07/11/2019 Ribbon Cutting for All-Inclusive Playground Set for Elver Park

    As we celebrate 125 years of our amazing Madison parks, we are excited to commemorate the legacy of our public spaces with a ribbon cutting ceremony to welcome a new all-inclusive playground into our park system.

  • 06/30/2019 Dedication of Sculpture Mildred by John Durbrow

    The public is invited to attend the dedication of the sculpture Mildred by John Durbrow. The sculpture, created in honor of the life of Mildred Fish Harnack, will be held on Friday, July 12, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.

  • 06/27/2019 Dogs in Parks: Madison Parks Seeks Community Input

    The City of Madison Parks Division and the Parks Long Range Planning Committee are hosting a series of community engagement meetings and a public survey.

  • 06/20/2019 Access area lakes for free Saturday, June 22

    Madison Parks, in partnership with Dane County and the City of Monona are providing free access to boaters on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

  • 06/20/2019 Community engagement for Vilas Park master planning process beginning next week

    Madison Parks with a consultant team led by MSA Professional Services is planning for the future of Vilas (Henry) Park and needs the community’s input! What do you love most about Vilas Park? What would you change?