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Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Salmon Brook Park.

Open 24/7 for program registration

Telephone: 860-653-8947 


Party or Special Event Planning

Have your next family or other private event at Salmon Brook Park or Holcomb Farm. The Salmon Brook Park House is a beautiful facility that can accommodate up to 99 people, featuring a gas fireplace and central air. The North Barn Pavilion at Holcomb Farm is built to look like a barn but this gorgeous building has all of the modern amenities to make your event for up to 125 people a day to remember. Dates fill fast. Call to get more information or visit to see pictures and rental info.

Youth Basketball Registration 

Granby Youth Basketball provides basketball instruction in a positive and fun-filled atmosphere.  Players will develop individual skills and coaches foster teamwork and proper sportsmanlike attitudes. Granby basketball looks to establish a foundation of basics for future support of the High School programs. The staff works hard to create an opportunity for every child to be with their friends and to make new friends while doing physical activity and making memories that will last a lifetime. 

Holcomb Farm Playgroup

Wednesdays, 9:30-11AM at the Holcomb Farm. Kids stay, you play at the big red barn at Holcomb Farm. Parents and caregivers can relax and enjoy adult conversation, while participating with their children to play, learn, and explore a variety of fun activities. Infants can enjoy soft toys and some tummy time together in the baby area, while toddlers and older children can participate in more physical activities like climbing, sliding, ride-on toys, and a ball pit. $5 per day drop-in, or buy a punch card for $20 and 5th visit is free.

Holiday Marketplace Event 

On Saturday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 8, Granby Artists Association and Granby Recreation are pleased to present a first collaborative Holiday Art and Holiday Marketplace Event at Holcomb Farm, 113 Simsbury Road, 12 to 4 p.m. Both the North Barn Pavilion and Main Barn will be filled with booths selling a diverse variety of arts and crafts, much of it made here in Granby. You will find treasures to wrap, handmade cards, stocking fillers and much more. Enjoy a festive atmosphere listening to local school children’s music performances. Take a break and enjoy a cup of coffee or small lunch at the Waste Not Want Not pop-up café. 

Santa’s Breakfast

Saturday, Dec. 14, either 8:30 or 10:30 a.m. seating. You and your family are invited to a wonderful event. Includes continental breakfast, a holiday craft, cookie decorating with Mrs. Claus and more. Don’t forget to bring your wish list for Santa. Limited seating available, register today. $8 adults, $12 per child, free for children under 2.

Ski Sundown

Registration is open for Wells Road/Middle School/High School after school ski/snowboard program. Sign up today, limited space is available.

Holiday Glass Paint Night

Monday, Nov 4, 6–8 p.m., at SB Park House. You pick the two glass styles that you would like to paint. All of the supplies needed to create two beautiful glasses will be provided. Keep for yourself or give as a holiday gift. Bring your own snacks and beverages and be ready to have fun. Fee: $35pp.

Christmas Countdown: Advent Calendar Project

Saturday, Nov. 9, at SB Park House. Get ready for Christmas with this hand-crafted advent decor. Fill the boxes with small treats and let the countdown begin! Kit includes enough supplies to create 25 mini boxes plus a sturdy outer box to hold them all. Participants are asked to bring their own adhesive and 3D puff dot adhesives, and scissors. Fee: $55.

Paint Night with Laura Eden

Thursday, Nov. 21, 7–9:30 p.m., at Holcomb Farm. Theme is Winter Birches—you will be creating a beautiful watercolor scene under the tutelage of local Granby resident and artist, Laura Eden. All the materials provided. You will be delighted with your masterpiece. Please feel free to bring your own snacks and beverage of choice.  Fee: $40pp.