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Register for classes online using a credit card. Available 24/7.

Vist our Classes & Workshops page for individual class registration links.


Mail in completed Registration Form along with payment to:

Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Education Registrar

3330 Atwood Avenue

Madison, WI 53704

Register by phone Monday - Friday by calling (608) 245-3648 between the hours of 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Fax completed Registration Form with credit card info to (608) 246-4719.

In Person

Bring completed Registration Form with payment to Visitor Center Lobby between the hours of 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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Registration by the deadline is required for all classes and programs, except where noted. Classes may be canceled due to low enrollment. Walk-in registration may be accepted if space, supplies, and instructor contract allow. Call (608) 245-3648 for availability if the registration deadline has passed.

The online registration system is best used on a desktop computer, laptop, or tablet. Some mobile phone browsers have trouble fully displaying the online registration website. Call (608) 245-3648 with any questions regarding online registration procedures.

Confirmation Notices

Email correspondence is used to provide registrants with the most current information for classes and programs, including confirmation notices. Your email address will not be shared with any other individual or organization.

Cancellations and Refunds
Class registrants who cancel 7 or more days prior to the class are subject to a 20% processing fee (minimum of $5). Cancellations less than 7 days' notice are non-refundable; please consider your payment a donation to Olbrich. Refunds are not given for missed classes.

As available, class handouts may be emailed if requested within 7 days of a missed class. Email olbricheducation@cityofmadison.com to inquire about handouts for missed classes.

Classes canceled by Olbrich due to low enrollment, instructor emergency, or hazardous weather conditions are fully refunded automatically. You will be notified by email and/or telephone as early as possible if a class is canceled. Olbrich is not responsible for lack of notification if you do not have an answering service.

Inclement Weather

In cases of inclement weather, you will be notified by telephone and/or email as early as possible if a program is canceled. Olbrich is not responsible for lack of notification if you do not have an answering service.

Notice of Filming & Photography

By participating in the class/program, you acknowledge that your voice, likeness or image may be recorded in audio, video, or photographic form, and you hereby consent to such recording. You further grant Olbrich Botanical Gardens (Olbrich), the City of Madison, and affiliates the right to publish, broadcast or otherwise utilize any such recordings of your voice, likeness or image in any manner or for any purpose in any media without restriction, including for advertising and trade purposes.

Food & Beverage

Olbrich does not have food available for purchase. Beverages and limited snack-type items are available in the Gift Shop. Unless otherwise stated, please bring your own snack or bag lunch to classes that occur through lunchtime.


Contact Education Registrar

For more information about registering for a class, please contact someone on our Education team:





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Olbrich Botanical Gardens is operated as a public-private partnership between the City of Madison Parks Division and the Olbrich Botanical Society.
Olbrich Botanical Gardens | 3330 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI 53704. | Phone: (608)246-4550 | Fax: (608)246-4719