Lake Park Friends


Lake Park Friends is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the preservation and enjoyment of Lake Park, to sponsor educational, recreational and cultural events in the park, and to raise funds for the restoration and enhancement of the park in the spirit of Frederick Law Olmsted.

Lake Park is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

The battle against invasive plant species is a year round effort in Lake Park. And, helpers are needed to check and fill bird feeders daily. For more information, go to Volunteer.

Erastus B. Wolcott Statue

is cleaned and waxed





See the Events Calendar for details

Photo courtesy of Brian Hansen

Parking Note:

LAKE PARK ROAD (East of the Warming House) is temporarily closed. Alternate parking can be found on Lake Drive and Locust or on Lake Park Road at the Newberry Blvd. entrance (by the ball field).




Every Tuesday
Time: 7:15 am
Location: Marcia Coles Community Room

Every Wednesday afternoon
Natural Areas Work Party
Time: 1:30 pm
Location: Begins at Warming House

April 12
Lake Park Clean Up

Time: 9 am - noon
Location: Meet at Warming House

April 12
Easter Egg Hunt at Lighthouse

Time: 9:30 - 11:30 am
Location: North Point Lighthouse, 2650 N. Wahl Ave.

April 13
Lake Park and the Eastside: Growing Up Together

Time: 1 pm
Location: Marcia Coles Community Room

April 19 & 26
Warbler Walks

Time: 8:30 - 10 am
Location: Meet at Warming House

April 26
Saturday Weed Outs Begin

Time: 9 am to noon
Location: Meet at Warming House

April 27
It all Begins with Soil!

Time: 1 pm
Location: Marcia Coles Community Room

All upcoming event details...


Marcia Coles Community Room is located in the lower level (enter from East side) of the Lake Park Pavilion and Lake Park Bistro Restaurant, 3133 E. Newberry Blvd.

Warming House is at the north end of the park near the tennis courts and playground. 2975 N. Lake Park Rd.

The Lake Park Summer Stage is located just south of the Warming House, playground and tennis courts.