Madison LOVES Bikes

Madison has just won SILVER!

The League of American Bicyclists has just named Madison as a Bicycle Friendly Businesses City.  We’ve all seen the dedicated winter bikers, with their full face gear.

I’ve already taken my bike in for a tune up at Madison’s Westside Trek Store. New tires, alignment and tune-up, a pump with CO2 cartridge and the lights have fresh batteries. I’m ready to hit the roads – once it warms up a little. As a fair weather biker, I am looking forward to new errands that can be carried out on my bike – picking up mail, groceries, meeting friends for lunch. Where will you be headed on your bike this season?

City of Madison Winter Activities

Latest update from Madison’s Parks. Can’t wait to get the ski’s out!

Sledding – Sledding hills are open and in good condition. Elver Park Warming Shelter will be open for concessions on Saturday and Sunday (weather dependent).

Ski Trails – Staff is packing trails and setting tracks at Elver Park and Odana Hills Golf Course today. Please note that only the main loop at Odana Golf Course will have tracks set today. Tomorrow staff intends to pack and set tracks at Turville Point and South Cherokee. We will keep the public notified as trails are open for skiing. Ski rentals will be available on Saturday and Sunday at both Elver Park and Odana Hills Golf Course.

Ice Skating – The ice rinks are snow covered and continue to have dangerously thin ice conditions. While the snow is great for skiing, it has an insulating effect on the ice, turning it into slush. Public is advised to stay off the ice. Staff will continue ice maintenance as conditions allow.

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