Parks & Recreation

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. 

Have Zebco, Will Travel: Vermont channel catfish

We were on our way to Lake Champlain, a trip we take every year, when Dave said to me: “It’s time for you to get a big-boy reel. I know you like the simplicity of your Zebcos, but the new baitcasters are being advertised as essentially tangle proof.”

“What are you talking about?”

I was surprised Dave was making this pitch again.

Granby Youth Lacrosse holds successful jamboree

This year, 13 turned out to be a lucky number for Granby Youth Lacrosse when it held its annual Bantam Lacrosse Jamboree for the 13th straight year on Sunday, April 22, under sunny skies in Salmon Brook Park. Granby hosted teams of third and fourth grade boys and girls from Avon, Burlington, Canton, Cheshire, Ellington, Farmington, Middletown, South Windsor, Suffield, Vernon and West Springfield.

Parks & Recreation

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Open 24/7 at for program registration. Telephone: 860-653-8947 

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Earth Day celebrated with a hike

Nearly 50 people turned out to celebrate Earth Day with the Granby Land Trust, as GLT Board Members Jen Plourde and Eric Lukingbeal conducted a hike on the trails of the GLT’s new, 150-acre Seth and Lucy Holcombe Preserve on Silver Street in North Granby. Hikers will have another opportunity to take a family-friendly, guided hike of the property on Connecticut Trails Day, June 3, at 1 p.m. Visit for details.