Season Passes Reserve A Shelter Donations Advisory Committee Park Rules Disc Golf
Ripley Park, located on the west shores of Lake Ripley, is an 18 acre park privately owned by the Cambridge Foundation and managed by CAP. Ripley Park is open seasonally from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The park will be open this year from May 25 to September 6.
This beautiful park has something for everyone! Bring your family and friends to the park and enjoy a day at the beach. Ripley Park is home to two tennis courts, a basketball court, a children's play structure, volleyball courts, and much more.
The Ripley Park address is 4310 Park Rd, Cambridge Wi, 53523 Directions
Ripley Park |
2013 Season PassesAvailable for purchase after November 30, 2012
$20 thru April 30
$25 after April 30
All season passes are valid May 25 - September 2, 2013. Season passes may be purchase at the CAP office prior to May 25 or at Ripley Park gatehouse after May 25. Please note special events may require an additional fee.
|Daily Admission||$2 Adult, $1 children 12 & under|
|Hours of Operation||Ripley park is open from 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. daily. Facilities (restrooms, gatehouse and concessions) close at 5:00 p.m. daily. Hours may be modified due to weather conditions.|
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Reserve A ShelterCambridge's Ripley Park is the perfect location to host your next event! Rent a shelter or gather at the beach! Ripley Park is a great place for: family reunions, company picnics, birthday parties, cook-outs, playgroups, baby or bridal showers and much more!
Please contact the Cambridge CAP at (608) 423-8108 to reserve a shelter at Ripley Park. Shelter reservations must be made at least one week in advance.
Click here to view the shelter reservation form.
View the calendar below to see all shelter reservations and availablity
Lion's North Shelter South Shelter
The North Shelter is the largest of the four pavilions at Ripley Park. North Shelter offers 15 picnic tables underneath the shelter, with more tables available upon request. Additionally, North Shelter is in close proximity to the park restrooms. The shelter is 30 ft x 40 ft, is equipped with electrical outlets, and has close access to a charcoal grill.
The South Shelter is a 24 ft x 36 ft shelter with electrical outlets. This shelter offers 11-14 picnic tables, with more available upon request. The South Shelter is located across the field space from the restrooms.
Ripley Shelter Evinrude Shelter
The Ripley Shelter is adjacent to the restrooms and bath house, and is identical in size and set up to the Evinrude Shelter. Ripley shelter overlooks the beach and playground area while staying in close proximity to the parking lot.
The Evinrude Shelter is located adjacent to the restrooms and bath house. There are 4-6 picnic tables located under this 15 ft x 20 ft shelter, which is equipped with electrical outlets.
Cambridge Non-Profit Groups
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Did you know that you can recieve the 50% reduced fee for shelter reservations ?
Contact us at (608) 423-8108 for more information.
Donate to Ripley ParkHelp the Cambridge Foundation preserve this treasured community asset. Monetary donations as well as gently used recreational items are great ways to help improve Ripley Park. Your tax-deductible monetary donation can be mailed to the Cambridge Foundation at Po Box 1, Cambridge, WI. For more information regarding the Cambridge Foundation, please contact Michael Rumpf at (608) 423-3254. To donate gently used recreational items please contact Jody Wilke at (608) 423-8045.
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Advisory Committee MembersBridgette Hermanson………….(608) 423-8108
Richard Moen………………...(608) 335-5253
Kristin Peppey………………..(608) 423-4677
Andrew Rumpf……………….(608) 423-3254
Steve Fiore…………………...(608) 219-7218
Click here to visit the Cambridge Foundation Website
Park Rules & RegulationsAlcohol Consumption
Alcoholic beverages are permitted in Ripley Park subject to state and local regulations (e.g., no minors, no sales without state/local permit, etc.). Plastic bottles or cans only, NO GLASS. Private parties renting shelters may have draft beer as approved on their shelter reservation agreement.
Pets, strays, and other domestic animals are not allowed in Ripley Park for reasons of comfort, safety, and cleanliness, with the exception of service dogs. Service dog means a dog that is trained for the purpose of assisting a person with a sensory, mental, or physical disability or accommodating such a disability.
Driving in the Park
Driving in the park beyond the paved driveway is not allowed, except for park maintenance and service vehicles.
Fires outside of grills (either provided or brought in), are not allowed under any circumstances.
Under state law, fireworks that “go up or blow up” are illegal and not allowed in Ripley Park.
Fishing is not allowed at Ripley Park.
Golfing is not allowed in Ripley Park, as airborne golf balls are safety hazards, unclaimed golf balls become litter, and golf balls struck by lawn mowers can travel great distances and cause damage to humans and property.
9 hole recreational-to-intermediate level course
Admission into Ripley Park $2.00 Adults $1.00 Kids 12 & under.
Admission covers all Ripley Park has to offer including the disc golf course, basketball and tennis courts, volleyball nets, a sandy swimming beach, restroom and shower facilities, picnic shelters, grills, and more!
There is one set of discs available for rent for $5 at the Ripley Park Concession Stand during its open hours, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 pm. M-F and 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sat. & Sun.
When Ripley Park is open for the season, patrons must pay the admission fees to get into Ripley Park. Ripley Park will close for the season after Monday, September 3. At that point, the course will be free to play on. The first tee is located just west from the North Shelter at the bottom of the hill. There is a course map posted in the message center near the parking lot. Restroom facilities will be closed. Park hours are 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. The Disc Golf Course will be closed early November. Donations for the maintenance and improvements for the Disc Golf Course are appreciated and can be sent to: Ripley Park, PO Box 54, Cambridge, WI 53523.
Special thanks to course sponsors:
Madison Area Disc Club
Wisconsin Disc Sports Association
Glide Disc Golf Pro Shop
Camrock Cafe & Sport
Drews Tax Plus
Kayla Maunus & Scott Lowrey
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Cambridge Community Activities Program Phone: (608) 423-8108 Po Box 54 Cambridge, WI 53523