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Volunteers Needed: Earth Day Challengeposted
Women in Construction Week 2022: Margaret Kraegeposted
A big yellow front loader picks up dirt at a City of Madison Parks Division playground—dust flies, the massive bucket lifts and drops a load in the back of another truck, then beeps as it backs up to park.
Lake Monona Waterfront Design Challenge: Request for Qualificationsposted
The City of Madison Parks Division is pleased to announce the launch of the Lake Monona Waterfront Design Challenge. The Design Challenge is a competition to create a visionary, inclusive and environmentally focused master
Women in Construction Week 2022 Plan Announcedposted
The Engineering Division, in partnership with the Parks Division, Water Utility and Traffic Engineering Division, is proud to join the nationally-recognized Women in Construction Week, March 6-12, 2022.
You’re Invited: First Public Meeting Set for New Imagination Center at Reindahl Parkposted
The community is invited to see preliminary designs for the new Imagination Center at Reindahl Park, 6-8 p.m., Jan. 27, 2022, via Zoom. Registration prior is required to receive the Zoom link in advance.
Plans for Upcoming Winter Recreation at Elver Park Finalizedposted
Since late 2017, through the partnership of Central Cross Country Skiing (CXC), Madison Nordic Ski Club (MadNorSki) members and the City of Madison Parks Division, cross-country skiing in South Central Wisconsin saw an ext
Warner Park Community Recreation Center Staff Receive Awardsposted
Staff of the Warner Park Community Recreation Center are North Star Award winners.
Brittingham Park Nature Nook Dedicated Fridayposted
The Nature Nook at Brittingham Park is a nature-based play area made possible through a Cities Connecting Children to Nature grant and a collaboration of the City of Madison, Madison Parks, Public Health Madison & Dane
New Director Announced for Olbrich Botanical Gardensposted
The Madison Parks Division and the Olbrich Botanical Society are pleased to announce that Tanya Zastrow has accepted the position as Director of Olbrich Botanical Gardens. Lisa Laschinger, Madison Parks Assistant Superin
Walk-tober is Back to Promote Health, Safety and Funposted
For second consecutive year, the City of Madison is promoting staying active this fall with a special month-long event, Walk-tober.
Trucks & Treasures This Saturdayposted
Explore the big rigs and shop the treasures at Saturday's Trucks & Treasures! Madison Parks is excited about the return of this family-friendly event.
City Unveils Carts in Parks Vending Programposted
The City of Madison is excited to announce the launch of the Carts in Parks Vending Pilot Program this summer into fall!