Over 70,000 City of Madison residents have absentee ballot requests on file for the November 3 General Election. Ballots will be mailed by September 17.
Current News Releases
Democracy in the Park Event Planned for September 26 & October 3posted
City of Madison Continues Pilot of Pedal-Assist Cargo Bikes - Affordable Eco-Friendly Work Solutionposted
The City of Madison has joined with Saris, a Madison-area manufacturer of cycling accessories and infrastructure products, to launch one of the first municipal pilots in the US of an electric pedal-assist cargo bicycle use
Olbrich Botanical Gardens Learning Center Addition Earns LEED© Platinum Certificationposted
The City of Madison Engineering Division, Parks Division, and Olbrich Botanical Gardens are proud to announce that the Frautschi Family Learning Center addition has achieved a LEED© Platinum certification by the U.S.
Goodman’s Jewelers Sponsors First 500 Swimmers at the Goodman Poolposted
Today, after a rain delay on Wednesday and more than a month's delay due to COVID-19, the Goodman Pool opened to the public.
Goodman Pool Set to Open July 15posted
The Irwin A. and Robert D. Goodman Pool is set to open next week, Wednesday, July 15 in three 2-hour sessions with limited capacities.
Madison Parks Foundation Announces Irwin A. & Robert D. Goodman Foundation Matching Gift to Support Free Pool Admission Scholarshipsposted
In response to the Madison Parks Foundation’s announcement of a $40,000 donation to Goodman Pool admission scholarships, and to inspire the community to support these efforts, the Irwin A. & Robert D.
Vilas Park Master Plan Concepts Ready For Reviewposted
Madison Parks needs your input to create the best possible plan for the future of historic and iconic Vilas Park.
Best Cities for Bicycling - Madison Ranks Second Nationwideposted
People for Bikes has released its third annual ratings of the best cities for bicycling in the U.S. and Madison ranks second nationwide. For the last three years, Madison has ranked in the top 10 each year.
Keep it Moving, Madison!posted
We’re back with your Move It Madison inspiration! Madison Parks and Madison School & Community Recreation (MSCR) collaborated again to keep you moving throughout the month of June.
Goats in Parks: Prescribed Grazingposted
Fighting invasive plants is an on-going challenge for Parks staff and volunteers. Management is not only time-consuming; it can also include the application of herbicides in an effort to win the battle.
A Friday Update of Some Good News and Opportunities from Mayor Rhodes-Conwayposted
I really like the idea of ending the week on a positive note, so let me start by again saying thank you!
Let’s Move It Madison!posted
Let's Move It Madison! Madison Parks and Madison School & Community Recreation (MSCR) are here to help you keep moving throughout the month of May.