Slacklining is a balance sport which uses nylon webbing, typically 1"-2" wide, suspended horizontally between two anchor points. In March 2015, the Madison Parks Board of Park Commissioners approved a slacklining pilot program at ten (10) parks within in the City of Madison parks system for a twelve (12) month period. Please refer to the Statement of Policies and Guidelines for complete details..
The pilot program will begin in June 2015. The intent of the program is to evaluate slacklining implementation with regard to compliance and suitability for City of Madison parks. Metrics to be observed during the program included but are not limited to: time and date of installation, location and length of line, compliance with guidelines, tree wear or damage and impact on other park uses. Trees NOT permitted are Oak, Elm and Shag Bark Hickory and may be verified by this tree identification website.
Slacklining may be performed at the following parks during daylight hours: