Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Open 24/7 at GranbyRec.com for program registration.
Website: GranbyRec.com We accept Mastercard/Visa/Discover for payments. Our online registration system and website allow you to register for programs at any time of the day or night. Find out right away if a program still has space available, check your account to see what activities your family members are signed up for, and print out a year end receipt for tax purposes.
Program/Trip Registration: All Granby Parks and Recreation Department Programs/Trips are based on a first come basis and space availability and require advance registration; payment must accompany registration. Please register early to avoid disappointment. You can register for all of our programs online at GranbyRec.com
Scholarships: Program scholarship information is available upon request. All inquiries are kept in the strictest confidence; apply early.
Event Planning: Have your next family or other private event at SBP or the Holcomb Farm. The Salmon Brook Park House is a beautiful facility that accommodates up to 99 people, featuring a gas fireplace for the winter months and central air for the summer. The North Barn Pavilion at the Holcomb Farm is built to look like a barn but this gorgeous new building has all of the modern amenities to make your event special; accommodates up to 125. Make an appointment today to tour the facilities and see if they are right for your next event.
Summer camp programming
Visit GranbyRec.com for the latest information and registration for all Summer 2018 programs including youth sport and enrichment camps
Red Sox vs Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park. Monday, April 16 for the annual Patriot’s Day Game at Fenway Park. This is always one of the most significant home games of the season with the Boston Marathon being run through the city during the game and lots pre-game holiday pageantry and ceremonies. Seating in Right Field Box 89 for this game (under the retired numbers). The bus will leave Granby Town Hall at 7:15 a.m. (for the 11:05 a.m. game start time) and we should be home around 4:30 p.m. Limited seats. Tickets can only be reserved with full payment of $115pp.
Red Sox vs Yankees. Two of baseball’s biggest rivals meet in Yankee Stadium for what is sure to be a battle for the top of baseball’s toughest division. Seats are anticipated in section 233B (straightaway left field, 2nd level) for this Friday night, June 29, 7:05 p.m. game. Full payment must be made at time of purchase. $125pp. Departure at 2:45 p.m. from Granby Town Hall. Register online at GranbyRec.com. Visa/Mastercard/Discover accepted.
Red Sox vs Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park. Sunday, July 15, the Red Sox take on their American League East Rivals at Fenway Park. Seating in Right Field Box 87 for this game (under the retired numbers). Bus will leave Granby Town Hall at 10:30 a.m. (for the 1:35 p.m. game start time). Tickets can only be reserved with full payment. $119pp.
Lions, tigers and bears—Oh My! Monday, August 20, take the family on an exciting trip to the world-famous Bronx Zoo. The deluxe motor coach will leave Granby Town Hall at 7 a.m. and leave the Bronx Zoo at 4:30 p.m. The Total Experience Deluxe package includes zoo shuttles, Wild Asia Monorail, Bug Carousel, Children’s Zoo, the New 4-D Theater, and the Congo Gorilla Forest. All that adventure for $65pp.
NYC – On Your Own. These days in the city you are on your own to enjoy the Big Apple. See Chinatown, Little Italy, Central Park, a museum, the zoo, a Broadway show or shop – use your imagination. Drop off points in the city: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Plaza Hotel, and Rockefeller Center. Pickup time is 7 p.m. in front of Stage Coach Tavern, the Ed Sullivan Theatre is close by. The address is 7th Avenue between 53rd and 54th Streets. Trip dates: 5/5 and 10/6—$46pp. 12/1—48pp
A Marketplace For All Ages. Holcomb Farm Spring Marketplace event, Sunday, April 29, 12 p.m.– 4 p.m., in the North Barn Pavilion. Eighteen local crafters and vendors in one location for shopping fun that’s just in time for Mother’s/Father’s Day. Visit GranbyRec.com for a list of the participating crafters/vendors.
Afterschool Programs At Kelly Lane:
F.A.S.T. Super Sports. Grades K-2, May 1–June 12, 3:20-4:20 p.m. A variety of sports such as: soccer, basketball, flag football, and kick ball. Proper stretching and warm-up games as well as learning the basic skills of each sport. Each day ends with a high-energy sport-of-the-day game. $85pp
Soccer Shots. Grades K-2, April 18–June 6, 3:20-4:20 p.m. K-2 kids learn the fundamentals of soccer while focusing on individual skill, fitness and sportsmanship. Children will be challenged through fun games and team interaction. Children will also be introduced to competition in a developmentally appropriate manner. $100pp
After School Programs At Wells Road
Kids Yoga and Mindfulness. Grades 3-5, April 18-June 6, 3:20-4:20 p.m. Bring a yoga mat or towel and learn beginner yoga poses and meditative breath work with age-appropriate instruction. Dress in comfortable clothing and bring your water bottle. $100pp
F.A.S.T. Super Sports. Grades 3-5, April 6–June 1, 3:20–4:20 p.m. Program offers soccer, basketball, flag football, and kick ball. Program will include proper stretching and warm-up games as well as learning the basic skills of each sport. Each day ends with a high-energy sport-of-the-day game. $110pp
SPRING YOUTH PROGRAMS
Super Soccer Saturdays –Soccer Shots, Apr. 21– May 26, 9-9:50 a.m., 10-10:50 a.m. or 11-11:50 a.m. Soccer Shots is a high-energy program introducing fundamental soccer principles, such as using your feet, dribbling and the basic game rules. Through fun games, songs and positive reinforcement, children experience the joy of playing soccer. Ages 3-5, $95 at Ahrens Park.
APRIL VACATION CAMPS
April Vacation Art-Ventures. Monday 4/9, Alien Art-vasion Young art-stronauts shoot for the stars in this outer space art-venture! Sculpt wacky aliens with Model Magic clay and build UFOs to fly around in. Learn about symmetry while creating alien drawings based on the letters of your name. Then get a little messy concocting glittery galaxy play dough. Tuesday 4/10, Electric Zebras and Neon Tote Bags: Explore pattern and color while painting electrifying zebras and create wild neon geometric designs on canvas tote bags Wednesday 4/11, Wicked Wild and Wonderful Art: A totally unique art-venture. Use oil pastels to draw hilarious self-portraits and explore decoupage while designing and decorating large paper mache letters.
Thursday 4/12, Zany Zoo Animal Art-ventures: Like a trip to the zoo! Color ceramic bunny banks and design stained glass animals Create animal clip bookmarks and draw some surprisingly ferocious fish! Friday 4/13, Boo! Goofy Monsters and Haunted Houses: A totally awesome and eerie art program, constructing haunted houses with spider webs, spooky trees, gravestones, creepy crawly creatures, and more. Paint colorful ceramic monster planters and sculpt silly clay skeletons. K-5 4/9, 4/13–9 a.m.-12 p.m. $39 per day SBP.
April Vacation With F.A.S.T. Athletics. Super Sports offers a variety of sports each day such as: soccer, basketball, flag football, dodge ball, and kick ball. Program includes proper stretching and warm-up games as well as the basic skills of each sport. Each day ends with a high energy game with the sport played that day. Wear sneakers, bring a water bottle and snack. Bring a lunch if staying for the full day. Monday, April 9-Friday, April 13, Wells Rd. 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m. $155pp; or 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., $225pp
Chess Wizards Spring Vacation Camp. Tons of challenging chess lessons, exciting games, and cool prizes. Improve your chess skills and meet new friends. Includes team chess games (like bughouse), recess snacks, tournaments and puzzles. Each camper receives a Chess Wizards T-Shirt, trophy, and puzzle folder. Monday, April 9, Friday, April 13 HFWS. 9 a.m. –12 p.m.-$190pp; or 9 a.m.–3 p.m. $305pp
SBP SUMMER DAY CAMP
A summer day camp program committed to serving your child’s needs. Each day is filled with active games, lots of silliness, special events, sports, arts and crafts, teamwork crazy contests and a little adventure sprinkled in. Your child will have the opportunity to swim daily in SBP pond, go on exciting field trips, and see spectacular entertainers. Children are grouped by age/grade and all activities are age-appropriate.
Camp is scheduled in one-week sessions meet your family’s needs. Need to get to work early or extend your child’s time at SBP? Check out the Extended Day Program run by David Olechna, Mission Adventure Camp Director. Save $10 a week by registering by Friday, April 30. The discount will be applied during online checkout.
Help us better plan for your camper. Late sign ups make it difficult to plan activities, have enough supplies for crafts, plan for field trip tickets and transportation. This summer there will be a $15 per camper late fee for session signed ups with less than five weekdays remaining before the start date.
The entire staff is first aid and CPR certified. Camp Director Sue Olechna, is an experienced educator and mother of 5. SBD campers are asked to bring a lunch, snack, water bottle, sunscreen and bug spray each day. All campers must purchase an individual ($35) or family membership ($80) to Salmon Brook Park in order to register for camp.
Mission: Adventure, a Camp for Teens and Tweens. The area’s most popular day camp for students in grades 6-9. Kids this age don’t always think summer camp is cool—until they’ve been here. Mission: Adventure campers kayak down the Farmington River, play paintball in the setting of a western boomtown, play underwater Frisbee while wearing a scuba tank on their back and so much more. Each two-week session has at least six off-site field trips. When campers are on site all day they participate in scavenger hunts, team building activities, sports, swimming and more. All campers must purchase an individual ($35) or family membership ($80) to SBP to register for camp.
Get A Free Seasons Pass To Six Flags
Register for two or more full two-week sessions of Mission: Adventure Camp or two or more single week sessions that have a Six Flags Trip and get a free 2018 Seasons Pass to Six Flags. Passes are available for pickup in early April. 6-9 Session 4 Week 28/13-8/178:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. $230 SBP