The Madison Parks Division is pleased to announce that due to the predicted warm weather this holiday weekend, there will be lifeguard services at two of the Madison beaches.
Current News Releases
Beach Lifeguard Services at Vilas & Tenney Beaches this Weekendposted
Forest Hill Cemetery is seeking volunteers to place small flags oposted
A volunteer work day is set for Saturday, May 20, at 9a.m. at Forest Hill Cemetery, 1 Speedway Rd.. Volunteers will be given a section of the cemetery and the flags to place on the headstones.
Give Mom & your Family a summer of fun...Goodman Pool Season Passposted
Special Saturday morning sale for Goodman Pool Season Passes on May 13, 2006 from 8a.m.-noon.
Ice Rinks & Ski Trails - March 8, 2006posted
All of the outdoor ice rinks are closed for the season. The ski trails are currently open, but in poor condition. With the rain in the forecast, the trails may also close for the season later this week.
Cross-country ski trails closedposted
Due to deteriorating snow conditions, the cross-country ski trails in the City of Madison parks are closed. As a reminder, the outdoor ice rinks are closed for the season.
All Outdoor Ice Rinks Closed for the seasonposted
All of the city of Madison's outdoor ice rinks are closed for the season. The outdoor ice rink season typically ends mid to late February.
Ice Rink and Ski Trail Update - February 24posted
Tenney and Vilas Park ice rinks will be open for skating this weekend. Vilas Park has skating only at the figure-skating rink. The lagoon and hockey rink are closed.
Ice Skating and Ski Trail Update - Feb. 21posted
The ski trails are groomed and open at the following locations: Odana Golf Course, Elver Park, Owen Conservation Park, S.Cherokee Marsh, Monona Golf Course, and Turville Woods.
Ski Trail and Ice Rink Update - February 17posted
The ski trails at Odana Golf Course and Elver Park were groomed for both ski and skate skiing. The trails will be re-groomed again Sunday morning.
Ice Rink and Ski Trail update - February 16posted
Due to the snow, all of the outdoor ice rinks will be closed on Thursday.
Outdoor Ice Rink Update - Feb. 10, 2006posted
Tenney Park Ice Rink will be open for skating Friday at 2p.m. The Hockey Rink will be closed and the lights will not be on.
February 6 - ice rinks remain closedposted
Despite the recent colder temperatures, the outdoor ice rinks remain closed. The ice conditions remain thin and hazardous at ALL of the outdoor ice rinks.