Parks & Recreation


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

by Scott Girard | 07/19/2013 - 11:32am

Historic stadium still has seen a little bit of everything

by Susan DeVos | 07/17/2013 - 9:32am

Improvements have been made, but Madison's parts still are not very bus-friendly