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.


Lake Park Friends is seeking High School Volunteers to join the Lake Park Friends Youth Auxiliary. Go to Volunteer.

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





Sunday, September 21, 2014

5:30 to 8:30 pm

Under the tent at Lake Park Bistro

3133 E. Newberry Blvd.

2014 Cirque du Lake Park

Annual Fundraiser Event

for Lake Park Friends

Featuring a wine tasting, silent auction, live music, hors d'oeuvres!

For more information, click here

To purchase tickets, click here




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

Saturdays in September
Warbler Walks

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

September 7
Chimney Swift Count

Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Corner of Maryland Ave. and Capitol Dr.

September 8
Moonlight Walk

Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Begins at Marcia Coles Community Room

September 21
Cirque du Lake Park

Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Under the tent at Lake Park Bistro

September 28
Tree Walk/Leaf Collection for Kids (grades 4 to 6)

Time: 2-3 pm
Location: Begins at 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.