Parks, Recreation and Forestry

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 
7:30am - 4:00pm 



Marge Klinzing 
Recreation Director 
(608) 329-2465 

Matt Skibba
Recreation Supervisor
(608) 329-2466

2019 Josh Trame
Josh Trame
Parks & Forestry Supervisor 
(608) 329-2469

Margie Johnson
Administrative Secretary
(608) 329-2467

1110 18th Ave. 
Monroe, WI 53566 
Phone: (608) 329-2460 
Fax: (608) 329-2468 
The City of Monroe last updated its Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan in 1996 and later amended it in 2008.  On December 16th of 2019, the City of Monroe adopted the 2020-2025 Park and Open Space Plan, which provides for an integrated system that will preserve natural recources and enhance outdoor recreational activites for present and future residents of the City of Monroe.
2020-2025 Park and Open Space Plan 

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW AVAILABLE! To register online, in the blue banner to the left click on "Online program registration and pool pass purchases".

The department works with the Monroe School District and other organizations to make the best use of all existing facilities and to offer a variety of recreational programs. 

The Monroe Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of recreational programs, activities, facilities, and parks for your enjoyment. 

The facilities in the parks include: 
  • Ball fields
  • Bandshell
  • Disc golf course
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Playgrounds
  • Shelters
  • Sand volleyball courts
  • Tennis courts

Facilities to rent are the Community Center, band-shell, swimming pool, and shelters. 

Monroe Parks & Recreation Facts 
The following list contains facts about the parks and programs of the Parks and Recreation Department. 
  • 13 playgrounds are available for children.
  • More than 100 programs are offered.
  • Monroe has 16 city park areas of 110 acres.
  • Monroe has nine shelters.
  • Outside the city limits there is a 90 acre park with trails and areas to walk your dog.
  • Over 70 youth are hired during the year for 100 seasonal positions