Dane County Parks Friends Groups and partner organizations are made up of passionate people with varied interests and skill sets who volunteer their time and services in support of properties within the Dane County Parks System. Friends Group members are as varied as the parks they help promote.
Groups work on a variety of activities that provide direct support to individual park properties, including:
Join one of our many Friends Group or get involved with a partner organization to support the Dane County Park System and form meaningful connections with others.
If your favorite Dane County Park System property doesn't currently have a Friends Group, we welcome conversations regarding new group formation. Please learn more below before setting up a conversation.
The Foundation for Dane County Parks is a 501(c)(3) organization with a passionate team of people dedicated to raising funds to support the Dane County Park System by promoting volunteerism, education, interpretation, and community involvement.
The Foundation provides support to Dane County Parks, helping to fund volunteer programming and Friends Group activities.
If you have questions about Friends Groups, contact:
Land & Water Volunteer Coordinator