Current News Releases
07/21/2016 Statement of Madison Mayor Paul Soglin regarding WEDC Grant
I am very pleased with WEDC’s decision to invest $500,000 to help unleash the economic potential of a targeted redevelopment opportunity on Madison’s east side.
07/21/2016 Heat Related Precautions
An excessive heat watch has been issued for the Madison and Dane County area from 7am Thursday, July 21st until 7pm on Friday, July 22nd.
07/06/2016 Madison Parks Announces 5 Villages at the 8th Annual Ride the Drive
Ride the Drive, presented by Trek and Madison Parks will host five villages at this year’s event on Sunday, July 31 from 10:00am – 2:00pm.
06/21/2016 Madison Metropolitan School District and City of Madison Kickoff Summer Meals Program at Elver Park
School Superintendent Jennifer Cheatham and Mayor Paul Soglin joined together with 1st District Alder Barbara McKinney and others to celebrate the kickoff of the MMSD Summer Food Program Monday at Elver Park on the City’s
06/17/2016 3rd Annual Concert in the Breese
Madison Parks Foundation, in partnership with the W. Jerome Frautschi Foundation is proud to present the 3rd Annual Concert in the Breese on Tuesday, July 19, 2016.
06/14/2016 Lake Edge Park Ribbon Cutting
Lake Edge Park Ribbon Cutting
06/08/2016 First 500 kids free at the Goodman Pool opening!
Thanks to Goodman's Jewelers the first 500 kids will receive FREE ADMISSION to the Irwin A. and Robert D. Goodman Pool beginning at noon Friday, June 10!
04/29/2016 Madison Partners to Provide New Free Summer Meal Sites
An innovative partnership has formed to address food insecurity for children in Madison this summer.
04/27/2016 Jumping Worms Awareness
Have you heard about the jumping worm? This invasive earthworm (Amynthas spp.) behaves in a frenzied manner and is also known as crazy worm.
04/13/2016 Madison Parks Celebrates Earth Day and Arbor Day
On Sunday, April 17, 2016 join the Friends of Urban Nature (FUN) at the Bird & Nature Festival at Warner Park (2930 N. Sherman Ave.) from 1:00 – 4:00pm.
03/04/2016 New EAB Infestation Sites
The City of Madison Forestry Section has confirmed multiple infestations of Emerald Ash Borer in neighborhoods not previously impacted.
02/24/2016 RESJ Tool Used in Decision of Brittingham Park Playgrounds
Through the Racial Equity and Social Justice (RESJ) Tool, a conscious decision has been made for the future of three playgrounds at Brittingham Park.