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Live a little – play a lot! Take advantage of Verona’s exceptional theaters, parks, recreation facilities and bike trails. Whether you swim, bike, run, play team sports or are simply a spectator, enjoy it in Verona.

Into sports and the outdoors? Recreational activities abound in Verona. From the Ice Age National Scenic Trail, easily accessed from Verona, to the Military Ridge State Bike Trail - right in the middle of downtown. Verona also offers close proximity to four Dane County parks nearby: Badger Prairie County Park, Donald County Park, Prairie Moraine County Park and the Walter R. Scheidegger County Forest. If you’re a dog owner/lover, Badger Prairie County Park, Donald County Park and Prairie Moraine County Park are pet-friendly. The Verona Area School District has a 12-acre school forest and the Madison School Forest is located a few miles south of Verona. The Upper Sugar River Watershed provides a canoe and kayak water trail just outside of Verona.

Verona’s athletic facilities are some of the finest in the state. Want to go for a swim? The Verona Area High School Natatorium, the Goodman Aquatic Center and Fireman's Park and Beach are all wonderful places to get your feet wet. For ice skaters and hockey players there’s the Eagle's Nest Ice Arena. Soccer fans can enjoy the newly re-designed Reddan Soccer Park. Baseball fans, will enjoy the impressive Verona Little League Baseball-Softball Complex. The University Ridge Golf Course is a few minutes north of Verona and offers a good challenge for golfers.

Verona also boasts a beautiful public library, a convenient senior center, the Verona Area Performing Arts Series, Verona Area Community Theater and Rhapsody Arts Center.

Each year Verona holds its annual festival, Hometown Days, the second weekend in June, featuring a carnival, parade, fireworks, live music, food, games and much, much more. The Ironman Wisconsin Triathlon/Verona Loop goes through Verona in September. People from all over the world compete in this event.

Please contact us with any questions, or simply visit Verona and Explore, Play and Stay!