The City of Madison is proud of its 220 plus acres of park and recreation facilities, which include an 18-hole golf course, neighborhood parks, tennis courts, a beautiful municipal pool, ball diamonds, football and soccer facilities, a municipal campground, a sports complex, and a city gymnasium.

Reserve a park or rent a facility! 

To view ALL facilities and rental/reservation information, click HERE or go to madison-in.gov/facilities.

Parks Google Map

Public Playgrounds

On the Hilltop & Downtown

Oak Hill Park - 2700 Basswood Dr, Madison, IN 47250

Hargan Matthews Park - 101 E Vaughn Dr, Madison, IN 47250 

Gaines Park - 628 Broadway St, Madison, IN 47250

Damon Welch Park - 619 E Vaughn Dr, Madison, IN 47250

Lorenz Park - 933 East St, Madison, IN 47250

Green Space & Park Shelters

Want to get outside to play, or looking for a spot for a picnic?

Lamplighter Park - 201 West Vaughn Drive , Madison, IN

Bicentennial Park - 101 West Vaughn Drive , Madison, IN

Johnson Lake Park - 634 Seminary Street , Madison, IN 

Madison-Milton Bridge Walkway - Access at Jaycee Park at 619 E Vaughn Dr. 

Lytle Park - West St, Madison, IN 47250

John Paul Park - 500 W 3rd street, Madison, IN

Fireman's Park - 111 Jefferson St, Madison, IN

Sports Fields and Courts

Home to several leagues throughout the Spring, Summer and Fall season, these courts are always ready for play!

Warren R. Rucker Sports Complex -  1005 Green Rd, Madison, IN 47250 

Kiwanis Park - 302 Vaughn Drive, Madison, IN 

John Paul Park - 500 W 3rd street, Madison, IN 

Madison Sports Court - 1253 West Main Street, Madison, IN 

Tennis Courts - Near Shawe Memorial High School off of Michigan Road

Historic Parks

Preserving iconic structures for the coming generations 

Broadway Fountain - Broadway St, Madison, IN 47250

Pearl Park - West Street, Madison, IN 47250

Brown Gym

Madison Brown Gymnasium, 100 Broadway St, Madison, IN 47250

Open Monday-Friday, 8AM - 4PM.

Initially a high school gym, Madison's historical Brown Gym was built in 1924 and is located along the southern entrance to Broadway Street. This gym is now a city facility and is home to countless events, athletic tournaments, and sports programs year-round.

Sunrise Golf Course

2136 Michigan Rd, Madison, IN 47250

Sunrise Golf Course is one of the finest municipal courses you’ll find located on the banks of the Ohio River in historic Madison, Indiana. Sunrise was designed by Gilbert England and opened in 1963. This course includes 18 holes and sits on 160 acres of beautiful rye grass and is appealing to golfers of all skill levels with 4 sets of tee boxes. This course features 6,245 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72.

See the course website to learn more and book a tee-time.

RiverView Campground

1003 E Vaughn Dr, Madison, IN 47250

Click HERE to see our campground website and view reservation availability

Lykos Riverfront Dog Park

501 W Vaughn Dr, Madison, IN 47250
The perfect green space for our furry loved ones...

Madison's Lykos Riverfront Dog Park was built in 2007 and is a fenced, off-leash dog park with separate areas for big dogs and small dogs. The park is a wonderful spot for dog owners to get to know their community neighbors while socializing their furry friends!

Located along the scenic Ohio River front, this free dog park is easily accessible and across the street from our beautiful river walk. The park is open from sunrise to sunset through the year. (click here for more info)

Crystal Beach Aquatic Park & Hunter Hall Venue

400 W. Vaughn Dr., Madison, IN 47250

Currently under renovation, the former Crystal Beach Swimming Pool is being remodeled into a new up-to-code Crystal Beach Aquatic Park and it set to open for the 2024 swim season. Click HERE to learn more about the project and where you can swim this summer. Stay tuned for some exciting updates!

Want to rent Hunter Hall for your upcoming event? Fill out our rental agreement form and submit your request today! Fill out the reservation form for the venue HERE, and find the rental agreement information HERE!

Senior Center

208 W. Main Street, Madison, Indiana, 47250

You can enjoy a game of Eucher or bingo, some line dancing, and have access to a pool table, ping-pong table, and corn hole at the Senior Center. Stop by and join an engaging community where there's constantly something going on! See hours of operation and activity details HERE and learn how you can get involved today.

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