Kristine Vincent, CPRP: Director of Recreation and Leisure Services
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Salmon Brook Park. Open 24/7 at GranbyRec.com.
Program/Trip Registration: All 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.
Summer camp and program registration now open
Summer Day Camp at Salmon Brook Park, Mission Adventure and a ton of other awesome adventures await you with Granby Recreation’s lineup of summer programs. From baseball, basketball and volleyball to softball, field hockey and tennis—there’s something for everyone!
Swimming at Salmon Brook Park
Open for lifeguarded swimming everyday through August.
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays: 10:30 a.m.—7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays: 12—4 p.m. Season Passes: $85 for a family, $40 for an individual pass. Daily Admittance: Adults $5, Youth (2-17) and Seniors $4
Granby’s Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival
Saturday, July 13, from 12:30-8:30 p.m. at Salmon Brook Park. $20 tickets available at www.GranbyRec.com. No cash the day of event. A day of great music under the Granby sky. Come out and dance to the fiddle playing, banjo picking and foot-stomping music while savoring the Food Truck creations, shopping crafts, and enjoying Thomas Hooker Brewery beverages. Don’t forget your blankets and lawn chairs.
Sounds of Summer Concerts
Thursday evenings at Salmon Brook Park, 6:30 p.m. July 18 (“Undercover Band”) and July 26 (“Off the Record”). A night of free music under the Granby sky. Don’t forget your blankets and lawn chairs!
One Week Summer Camps
Granby Rec has a ton of activities to keep your children busy all summer long! Visit www.GranbyRec.com for a complete listing of one week summer camp programs including
July: Junior Chefs, Band Camp, Flag Football, Field Hockey, Rock Wall Camp, Softball Camp, Bears Boys and Girls Basketball Camp, Bears Volleyball Camp and Running Club. August: Art-Ventures, Incrediflix Movie Making Camp, Junior Chefs, Field Hockey Camp and Challenger Soccer Camp.
Youth and Adult Tennis Programs
Our tennis lessons are geared to the beginner and intermediate youth player. Summer youth tennis lessons are instructed by Kevin Imbt, GMHS Tennis team Coach. Participants should bring an appropriately sized racquet, lots of water, towel and sneakers. Our two-week lessons are held Mondays through Thursdays and Fridays will be used to make up cancelled lessons due to heavy rain, etc. Lessons are held at the Salmon Brook Park Tennis Courts. Don’t wait to register as lessons tend to fill quickly.
Lunchtime Walkers Club
Tuesdays, 12-12:45 p.m. Salmon Brook Park House. Being active is the secret to staying healthy! Walking is an easy and inexpensive way to get moving. Join our walking club and come walk with us every Tuesday at the beautiful Salmon Brook Park during the lunch time hour. We will be staying on the pavement and walking around the park for 45 minutes of fitness, conversation and fun. We can all motivate each other at this weekly scheduled walk. Dogs and strollers are welcome! Dress for the weather! This free program will run through the winter and spring months. Registration is required.
Do you love to swing the paddle playing one of the fastest growing sports in America! Pickleball combines the elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. It is played on a badminton size court with a hard paddle and plastic ball. Granby Recreation is looking to start a pickleball program. For more information contact Granby Recreation at (860)653-8947.
Wednesdays, July 10 and Aug. 14, 6-7:30 a.m. Holcomb Farm. Fee: $17.50. Immerse yourself in a yoga class designed to delight your senses and unwind your body. Experience the wonderful synergy of yoga and essential oils. Open to all levels. Bring your own yoga mat and water.
Plan your Party or Special Event with Granby Rec!
Have your next family or other private event at SBP or the Holcomb Farm! The Salmon Brook Park House is a beautiful facility that can accommodate up to 99 people, featuring a gas fireplace for the winter months and central air for the summer. Make an appointment today to get a tour and see if it is the right fit for your next event. The North Barn Pavilion is open at the Holcomb Farm. Built to look like a barn, this gorgeous new building has all of the modern amenities to make your event for up to 125 people a day to remember. Dates are filling fast. Call us to get more information or visit us at GranbyRec.com to see pictures and rental info.