Current News Releases
06/29/2015 Help Keep July 4th Fun, Fire-Free
The Madison Fire Department wants everyone to enjoy a safe, injury- and fire-free Independence Day.
06/26/2015 Madison Parks Foundation Hosting Events
MADISON PARKS FOUNDATION’S EVENTS CELEBRATES 121 YEARS OF MADISON PARKS
06/22/2015 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 event.
06/08/2015 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.
06/01/2015 Ride the Drive Downtown This Sunday!
Ride the Drive Downtown- Sunday, June 7, 10:00a.m.–3:00p.m.
05/20/2015 Splash Parks and Regional Beaches to open this weekend!
The regional beaches and splash parks will be open this weekend! May 23-25 - Saturday, Sunday and Monday 1:00-5:00pm.
05/20/2015 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.
05/05/2015 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.
04/21/2015 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 of the Interior. The gra
04/21/2015 Madison Parks Earth Day Celebration with Lake View Elementary
Madison Parks Celebrates Earth Day with Lake View Elementary School 20th Annual Warner Park Cleanup
04/20/2015 Elver Park Disc Golf Course is Open!
Elver Park Disc Course is now open! Get out and Play Madison Parks!
04/10/2015 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.