Parks & Recreation

Now that Dane County is in phase 2 of the Forward Dane Reopening Plan, following is an update on City of Monona park services: 

  • Playgrounds are now open but not sanitized. Please practice physical distancing and bring hand sanitizer.
  • Water fountains are available and cleaned daily at Bridge Road Park, Grand Crossing Park, and at all park shelters.
  • Restrooms are open at Schluter, Ahuska, Grand Crossing, and Lottes Parks, and family bathrooms are open at Dream Park and Fireman’s. (Oneida and Schaefer shelters will not be opened at this time due to daily cleaning requirements).
  • Shelter rentals will be available for up to 25 people at Fireman’s and Ahuska Parks.  All other shelter areas will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.  We recommend small groups only.
  • Below Deck at Grand Crossing Park is open daily for ice cream and concession sales.
  • Beaches are open and tested weekly.
  • Basketball courts are open.
  • Athletic fields are open for practices with physical distancing. Games are not allowed.
  • Tennis Courts are open; pickleball nets are available at Winnequah Park Tennis Courts.
  • The Skate Park is open
  • All boat launches are open
  • The Monona Dog Park is open
  • The Outdoor Pool will not open for the season.

We thank you for your patience as we continue to navigate opening back up our facilities in compliance with the Forward Dane program, and keeping you and staff as safe as possible.