Your Teen Ready For Driver’s Education

Posted on January 20th, 2022 by Lara

Announcing Granville Recreation District’s newest program offering, GRD Drive Academy

Are you a student who is 15 years and 5 months old who is ready to take driver’s education? If you answered yes, we have the opportunity for you. Students now have a convenient way to take driver’s education! 

The Granville Recreation District is now offering driver’s education through our GRD Drive Academy. We recently received our Ohio Department of Public Safety Licensing and are now in the process of hiring and training instructors. We are excited to be able to offer driver’s education to the Granville High School students conveniently during their school day starting in the Fall of 2022. In the meantime, we are going to start offering driver’s education 3 days/week, 5:30-9:45PM (total of 6 days for completion of their in-classroom part) beginning February 1, 2022. We will also be offering a 24 hr in-classroom session each month this summer.

Session 1: Driver’s Ed In-Classroom
Age Requirement: Must be 15 yrs 5 mo Old on the first day of class

February 1-3, Tu/W/Th, 5:30-9:45PM @ GHS Rm 211
February 7-9, M/Tu/W, 5:30-9:45PM @ GHS Rm 211

NOTE: Once the students 24 hrs of classroom instruction is done, they may call the GRD Office to schedule their 8 hrs of Behind-The-Wheel Instruction.

Session 2: Driver’s Ed In-Classroom 
Age Requirement: Must be 15 yrs 5 mo Old on the first day of class

February 15-17, 5:30-9:45PM @ GHS Rm 211
February 22-24, 5:30-9:45PM @ GHS Rm 211

NOTE: Once the students 24 hrs of classroom instruction is done, they may call the GRD Office to schedule their 8 hrs of Behind-The-Wheel Instruction.

8 Hrs of Behind-The-Wheel Training (ONLY)

We will need students who ONLY want to take their 8 hrs of Behind-The-Wheel Training on a limited basis until we have all instructors certified. We hope to open Behind-The-Wheel Training for registration beginning in April. For now if you are a student who has their 24 hrs of online-classroom instruction done and their certificate of completion. Please call the GRD Office to check on available drive times (vary limited until April 1, 2022).

If interested, please sign-up for the In-Class/In-Car option on the Granville Recreation District site ( Please Note: The GRD has moved to a new online registration system as of January 1, 2022. All users must create a new household account.

Questions call the GRD office, 740-587-1976.

For More Information On The Program Offerings Click Here

Show Your Spirit From The Stands

Posted on January 5th, 2022 by Lara

Looking for that special apparel item to wear during your son’s or daughter’s games this season? Look no further, we have that piece you are looking for. In partnership with JustWrite you will find the perfect item to cheer from the stands in at the ONLINE STORE.

PLEASE NOTE: 10% of online Spirit Wear sales will go to GRD

Thank you for your support!

Below are some upcoming Spirit Wear Pop-up Events for those of you how want to see it in person.

Saturday, January 29th
Spring Sport registration and Spirit Wear Pop-up
9AM-4PM at Granville Intermediate School

Sunday, January 30th
Spring Sport registration and Spirit Wear Pop-up
NOON-7PM at Granville Elementary School

Saturday, February 26th
Spirit Wear Pop-up
10AM-4PM at Just Write/Robbins Hunter Museum

Excited To Announce…

Posted on December 30th, 2021 by Lara

Beginning January 1st we will be now using RecDesk registration software! We hope you will find the new online registration/reservation tool to be easier to browse events & programs, register & pay, complete required forms electronically, and to reserve facilities, all in one easy to use system!

Notes Of Interest When Setting Up Your Household Account:

  • All users of the new system must set-up a new household account before you can register for programs or reserve a facility
  • Make sure to check the box if you are interested in receiving text alerts/messages when setting up your household account. 

Setting up your Household RecDesk account is easy!  

  1. Visit []
  2. Click On The “Registration Tab” On Our Home Page
  3. Click Create Account  
  4. Complete Information For Head Of Household  
  5. Add Additional Household Members
  6. Begin Using New System January 1, 2022! 

Program registrations will still be accepted by over the phone or in person at the Granville Recreation District Office. In addition to credit cards, we will continue to accept cash, and checks. 

Questions? We’re here to help! Contact the GRD Office at (740)587-1976, or stop by Monday – Friday, 8:30AM – 4:30PM, 130 N Granger St.

Rental Facilities…
Beginning January 1, 2022, you will now be able to reserve and pay for Shelter Reservations at Spring Valley Nature Preserve, Wildwood Park and McPeek Lodge. To reserve these facilities you must have an account set-up in the new registration system. If you are a Granville Boy Scout or Girl Scout Troop Leader you must call our office and we will reserve the facility for you.