MSCR Signs on As 100th Partner with Community Engagement Platform GoStrive

Madison, Wis. ­ January 21, 2014 --­ Madison School & Community Recreation (MSCR) has recently joined GoStrive as their 100th Parks and Recreation partner. GoStrive, a Wisconsin­based startup company, provides mobile event and activity search to organizations like MSCR, around the nation.


MSCR selected GoStrive to bring better community awareness, participation and registration to its diverse portfolio of program offerings, from after school programs to more surprising activities like pottery classes and cheese­making courses. Community members can now use the GoStrive mobile app to discover interesting events by category, facility, or by what their friends are signed up for. They can also Invite friends and family to participate and share their events on Facebook and Twitter. 

"We are excited to be part of this cutting­edge Wisconsin company connecting Madison citizens to a wide variety of recreation opportunities." said Lucy Chaffin, MSCR Executive Director.

“Marking this milestone with Madison School and Community Recreation is an honor to GoStrive, and a testament to the groundswell we’re creating within parks and recreation agencies not only in our own backyard, but in communities across the nation,” said James Jackson, President and COO of GoStrive. “We’re pleased to partner with MSCR to build awareness and participation in their programs, and look forward to working together to realize our shared mission of stronger engagement and healthier.

The GoStrive app is now used by more than 100 agencies in 22 states. MSCR is one of many Wisconsin agencies on GoStrive, joining Middleton, Whitewater, and Lake Mills. GoStrive is the exclusive community engagement partner for the National Recreation and Parks Association. The app is available for free download on iPhone and Android devices. For more information, visit

About Madison School & Community Recreation (MSCR)
MSCR, a department of the Madison Metropolitan School District, offers many recreation programs for all ages at affordable prices. Programs include: arts & enrichment, dance, after school programs, fitness, 50+ fitness, adult sports leagues, youth and adult recreational sports, soccer, swimming and more. MSCR is the Madison public recreation department.

About GoStrive
GoStrive’s mission is to promote health and wellness, encourage positive values and create treasured memories. They accomplish this through mobile and web applications that connect communities with programs and events hosted in their city, and beyond. Fun is just a click away with GoStrive. For more information, visit

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