Explore our Community

Capitol Lakes is located in the heart of downtown Madison, Wisconsin. Madison is a lively college town with friendly citizens and a wealth of cultural attractions to enjoy—and many of them are within easy walking distance from Capitol Lakes.

You can easily walk to the nearby Overture Center for the Arts, which presents symphonies, operas, concerts, and traveling Broadway shows. Next door to the Overture Center is the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. State Street Mall, which is right around the corner, offers boutiques, art galleries, and eateries featuring food from around the globe.

Also nearby are the Madison Public Library, the Wisconsin Historical Museum, and the Monona Terrace Convention Center.  Lake Monona and Lake Mendota offer recreational boating and kayaking opportunities, and there are a number of premier golf courses within a few miles of campus. Add to that the natural beauty of Olbrich Botanical Gardens and the UW-Arboretum, and there is something for everyone, right here in the city

Because Capitol Lakes is so close to the University of Wisconsin at Madison (UW), you’ll find it easy to enjoy the many opportunities for lifelong learning offered there.  There are instructional classes in photography, art, vocal studies, computer graphics, jewelry making, pottery, and much more.

We invite you to visit us and discover all that Capitol Lakes and the City of Madison offer!