Parks & Recreation

Director of Recreation and Leisure Services: Kristine Vincent, CPRP

Recreation Supervisor: Daphne Shinder

Program Supervisor: Terri Ziemnicki

Telephone: 860-653-8947

Website: GranbyRec.com

Granby Youth Basketball

Still taking registrations. Granby Parks and Recreation strives to provide a positive recreational basketball program for youths in grades K-8.

Parks & Recreation

Now is the time to register for the Winter Youth Basketball Program. Granby Parks and Recreation strives to provide a positive recreational basketball program for boys and girls in grades K-8.

Granby Road Race celebrates its 50th

Robert Flanigan and his drone captured the start of the 50th Granby Road Race on Sept. 18. The runners left the starting line on Route 10, heading to the center of town, led by a Granby PD vehicle with lights flashing.

Granby Road Race founders honored

Fifty years ago, David Bale, David Hildreth and Dennis Lobo met in the Bales’ kitchen and organized a race to be held on Earth Day that year. The year was 1971, it was the very first Earth Day, and the road race they planned started a tradition that celebrated its 50th year on Sept. 18.

Parks & Recreation

The Granby Board of Parks and Recreation is seeking input from your household to better understand the community’s parks and recreation needs, wants and satisfaction with current facilities and services offered. 

Celebrating 50 Years of the Granby Road Race

The 50th running of the Granby Road Race went off without a hitch in perfect weather on Sept. 18. The race, founded by David Hildreth, David Bale and Dennis Lobo in May 1971, is one of Connecticut’s oldest race events.

Parks & Recreation

Soccer Shots Mini-Toddlers: 8:15-8:45 a.m., Sundays, Sept. 19-Oct. 31 at Salmon Brook Park. Soccer Shots Mini is designed for 2-year-olds.