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Athletic Facilities

Verona Ice Arena

451 E. Verona Ave. | 608-845-7465 |

Eagles Nest Ice Arena, at East Verona Avenue and Lincoln Street, is one of the few Olympic-sized ice skating rinks in the state and is home to the Southwest Eagles Youth Hockey Association and the Verona Wildcats High School hockey team. Both of these programs are recognized among Wisconsin's best in player development and have had skaters go on to play for college teams, Junior Teams and even the NHL. The facility also plays host to the Dane County "Learn to Skate" program, public skating, birthday parties, hockey leagues and tournaments, hockey and figure skating camps, and senior, lunch and no-school day skates. The facility has public skating. Ice skate rentals are available.>>map

The Goodman Aquatic Center

608-278-1808 | 608-848-1822 (summer) | 2884 Timber Lane, Verona |

The Goodman Aquatic Center is a 5,000-square-foot outdoor pool. The zero-depth-entry pool is set amidst a lush, green background and has six 25-meter lanes and several water-play features. The Madison Jewish Community Council owns and operates the pool. Madison School and Community Recreation manages the pool, provides the lifeguards and offers public swimming and swim classes. The pool is located off County Road PD and opens Memorial Day weekend and closes Labor Day weekend. It is part of the Irwin A. and Robert D. Goodman Jewish Community Campus, a 154-acre multipurpose year-round recreational and rental facility. The campus is the summer home of Camp Shalom (the oldest day camp in Dane County), more than three miles of biking and hiking trails open to the public when camp is not in session, a pond, a one-room schoolhouse, a barn and farmhouse built in the 1880s. >>map

Reddan Soccer Park

608-848-1777 |
Operated by the Madison Area Youth Soccer Association, Reddan Soccer Park, north of Badger Prairie County Park, is Wisconsin’s largest soccer-specific facility.

The 40-acre, 15-field complex plays host to league play, camps, coaches’ clinics, State Olympic Development programs, training by local colleges, State Cup and Midwest Regional League play. Each year, it plays host to about a dozen tournaments, attracting approximately 1,200 teams and 20,000 players. >>map

Verona Area Natatorium

400-B North Main Street, Verona | 608-845-4635 |
The Verona Area Natatorium on North Main Street provides the community with a wide range of aquatic activities and programs, including swim instruction, open swim, adult lap swim, water exercise, senior water exercise, birthday parties, master swim practices, scuba classes and indoor triathlons. The most famous swimmer to take lessons at the natatorium, and perfect his strokes with Verona Aquatic Club and the Verona Area High School Team is Olympian Neil Walker, a native of Verona, who is a two-time Olympian, earning four medals, a gold and silver in Sydney 2000, and a gold and bronze in Athens 2004. >>map

Verona Little League Baseball-Softball Complex

608-845-6113 |
Thanks to the generosity of hundreds of volunteers and businesses who have given gifts of time, materials and money, the Verona Little League (VLL) opened one of the premier Little League Baseball and Softball complexes in the state in 2006. Ceniti Park at 601 East Verona Avenue

includes four diamonds as well as batting cages, bleachers, a two-story concession stand and the excitement of a big-league park. Over the last five years, VLL has hosted many district and state-level tournaments and will hold the Mid-Summer Classic tournament again this summer, bringing in teams from around the state. The league is celebrating its 17th year, serves over 550 kids on 48 teams and is chartered by Little League, Inc. of Williamsport, PA. Opening day 2012 is April 21. >>map