Parks & Recreation


by Samantha Loomis | 08/21/2017 - 12:16pm


In an effort to grow economic vitality and create strong, safe neighborhoods on the southeast side of Madison, the City of Madison is seeking to uplift the Cottage Grove Road Corridor that has underwent major changes over the last few years.

by Simpson Street Free Press | 07/17/2017 - 3:27pm

This story originally appeared in the Simpsons Street Free Press. It was written by Kadjata Bah, 12.

Estas noticias orginalmente aparecieron en el Simposons Street Free Press, por Kadjata Bah, 12. Una version en español se peude encotnrar aqui.


by Franco Latona | 06/03/2015 - 2:00am

Program trains health ambassadors to spread the word about healthy living

by Karen Hess | 03/26/2015 - 2:49pm

Fit Youth Initiative works physical activity into afterschool programs

by Michael Tews | 11/14/2013 - 11:57am

Collaborative effort seeks to preserve city's parks and other natural spaces

by Kait Vosswinkel | 09/10/2013 - 11:12am

Madison turned out to watch triathletes test themselves

by Rachel Schulze | 08/12/2013 - 5:17pm

It’s a clammy summer morning, and a group of Madisonians, some clad in long sleeves, jeans and rubber boots, has assembled in Brittingham Park along the shores of Monona Bay to go over what sounds like a battle plan.

“Let’s get going,” a leader tells the troops, giving directions to different people. “This is counterintuitive but bear with us,” he says as he explains the plan of attack.

He gives one group a specific assignment.

by Sean Kirkby | 08/08/2013 - 8:39pm

Ash tree (Photo Credit: Sean Kirkby)Ash tree (Photo Credit: Sean Kirkby)

An invasive beetle, which may be present in Dane County, could destroy almost a quarter of the trees that border city streets, according to city and state experts, but residents can slow down its spread by not transporting firewood.

by Sean Kirkby | 07/25/2013 - 6:38pm

Program helps people with developmental disabilities share their stories and learn about gardening