Milwaukee Recreation Archives

Milwaukee Recreation hosts grand reopening event at Custer Playfield

September 19, 2019

Milwaukee Recreation’s emphasis on equity across the city shone brightly once again, as the department hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Custer Playfield on Saturday, Sept. 14 to unveil the playfield’s newly constructed basketball courts, age-appropriate play structures, and walking path. “By making this investment, Milwaukee Public Schools has demonstrated once again that its number one… [Read More]

Milwaukee Recreation celebrates Columbia Playfield grand reopening

August 22, 2019

Milwaukee Recreation reopened its renovated Columbia Playfield on Saturday, August 17, 2019, to unveil the playfield’s newly constructed basketball courts, play structures, splash pad, and walking path. The celebration included MPS Superintendent Dr. Keith P. Posley, Mayor Tom Barrett, district officials, community stakeholders, and children from the surrounding neighborhood. “Our young people learn through play,… [Read More]

“An extension of the classroom”: Dr. Posley visits recreation sites

August 1, 2019

“An extension of the classroom.” Those were MPS Superintendent Dr. Keith P. Posley’s fitting words as he left the second of the two Milwaukee Recreation sites he visited on Thursday, July 25. This summer, Dr. Posley once again took a tour of Recreation programs, this time visiting the Express Yourself MKE studio and the Girls… [Read More]

Milwaukee Recreation is now hiring spring and summer groundskeepers!

November 8, 2018

Milwaukee Recreation is hiring new seasonal groundskeepers to provide basic upkeep to outdoor recreation facilities in the City of Milwaukee. Apply today at https://candidate.milwaukee.k12.wi.us. Groundskeepers will be asked to maintain and prepare the athletic fields and courts by fertilizing, aerating, pruning trees, cutting grass, and marking fields. The job also includes: daily inspection and cleaning… [Read More]