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Recreation Programs



For programs or services directly operated by the Parks, Recreation & Culture Department, register online at or drop in to the Parks, Recreation & Culture Office at 269 7th Avenue, Hanover.  

How can we direct you?

Community Service Guide - click Fall 2018 - Atmosphere

2018/2019 Swim, Camps & Skates December 21 to January 6  - click Holiday Happenings 

Community Service Guide - click Winter 2019 - Atmosphere 

No School... No Problem! Check out our Day Camp programs!

The Town of Hanover is committed to providing safe and quality programs while your child enjoys a day away from school. Participants will have the opportunity to swim, skate, and participate in a variety of themed, interactive games and crafts. Pre-registration is required. Do so early to avoid disappointment! Children will be grouped into appropriate age levels. Must meet minimum and not exceed maximum age restrictions by the day of the program.

Registration begins:

Where  P & H Centre | Lions Den & Lounge
Time 9:00am to 4:00pm 
Supervised drop off 8:00am to 9:00am 
Supervised pick up 4:00pm to 5:15pm 
Cost  $41.00 per child
(3rd child or more is 1/2 price on same day(s) same household)
Ages  4 - 7 years | 8 - 10 years 

PA Day Camp

Friday, November 23 | Wacky World of Dr. Seuss | 4 - 7 yrs (Code: 6459) | 8 - 10 yrs (Code: 6460)
The wacky world of Dr. Seuss is coming alive at Kamp K! If you dream of Green Eggs and Ham, then come meet Sam I Am. Join Horton, Cat in the Hat, the Grinch and many more as we do Seuss crafts, projects and cooking adventures. Swimming and skating (optional) will add to the excitement.

Friday, February 1 | Snowflake Fun | 4 - 7 yrs (Code: 6504) | 8 10 yrs (Code: 6505) 
This day off from school is full of winter fun! A dip in the pool, skating (optional), snowman making, tobagganing (weather permitting) and some snowball target practice. Warm up with hot chocolate and witner crafts. It's sure to be a snow-rific day! 


Christmas Break Camps

Wednesday, January 2 | Operation Pixar | 4 - 7 yrs (Code: 6453) | 8 - 10 yrs (Code: 6456)
Make your way to 42 Wallaby Way as campers explore the best of Pixar including: Finding Nemo, Toy Story, The Incredibles and Monsters Inc. We’re not clown fishing around…Bake Squirt Turtle cakes and take part in our “scarer of the day” photo contest. Campers will be encouraged to “just keep swimming!” and use their super power speed around the ice (skating optional).

Thursday, January 3 | Shipwrecked | 4 - 7 yrs (Code: 6454) | 8 - 10 yrs (Code: 6457)
Get your snorkel ready as we dice into the deep blue sea. Put on your shades and escape the snowy weather with beach themed games and activities. Swimming and skating (optinal) will be a great way to round out the day.

Friday, January 4 | Blizzards of Fun | 4 - 7 yrs (Code: 6455) | 8 - 10 yrs (Code: 6458)
Come ready to eat pancakes with Frosty before we start our day. Pack your snow pants and warmest mittens for our snowy adventure! Get ready for snow angels, tobogganing, snowman building and snow painting. Skating (optional) and a polar dip in the pool will add to our snowy fun!

Reigstration begins:
Residents            December 5 
Non-Residents     December 12

Chair Yoga 

This class will focus on stretching and strengthening the body in a simple and safe way. No need to have experience in yoga. Please wear comfortable clothing. Breathing techniques will be a part of the content of this course to help the body relax and leave the room with a clear mind.

WINTER 2019  
When  Mondays | January 21 to March 4 | Code 6501 
(Cancelled February 18)
Mondays | March 18 to April 29 | Code 6502
(Cancelled April 22)
Time  10:00 - 11:00am 
Where  P & H Centre | Lions Den 
Cost  $55.00 per session

Standing Yoga 

Beginners welcome! This class is one of the best classes to start with if you are new to yoga and you consider yourself an active person. We work the body from head to toes, at a good pace so you can learn all the postures. This class offers a great opportunity to relax and learn. Please wear comfortable clothing. Yoga mats are not provided.

WINTER 2019  
When Thursdays | January 24 to February 28 | Code 6518
Thursdays | March 21 to April 25 | Code 6519
Time  10:00 - 11:00am
Where  P & H Centre | Lions Den 
Cost  $55.00 per session

Carpet Bowling 

This indoor game is similar to Lawn Bowling. It is fun, challenging and provides a chance to socialize. To play is on a drop-in basis. Just come when your schedule allows! Newcomers are always welcome! 

FALL 2018  
When  Tuesdays | September 11 to December 6
Time  1:00 - 3:00pm
Where P & H Centre | Lions Den 
Cost  $2.50 per person per day


WINTER 2019  
When  Tuesdays January 8 to April 23
(Cancelled March 12)
Time 1:00 - 3:00pm 
Where P & H Centre | Lions Den 
Cost $2.50 per person, per day


Huff n' Puff Hockey 

Recreational pick-up hockey with an emphasis placed on the social aspects of the game.  Our program is intended for players who are friendly, enthusiastic, and ready to cheer on teammates while playing a good game of hockey!
 * Age 50 and above.

FALL 2018  
When Tuesdays | September 18 to December 18
Fridays | September 21 to December 21 
Time  3:30 - 4:20pm 
Where  P & H Centre | Arena 
Cost  $10.00 per visit


WINTER 2019  
 When  Tuesdays | January 8 to March 19 | 4:00 - 4:50pm 
Fridays | January 11 to March 22 | 3:30 - 4:20pm 
 Where   P & H Centre 
 Cost   $10.00 per visit


We are excited to offer you the ability to easily and securely view and purchase programs, memberships and passes online!  
Our Online Registration System is:
Fast! No more line ups.
Easy! Memberships are just a few clicks away.
Timely! With anytime, around the clock access
Convenient! Purchase from the comfort of your home
Secure! Your account information remains private.

Create your Account Online or Register Now 

269 7th Avenue Hanover, ON N4N 2H5


If a class was filled before your form was processed, you will be waitlisted ONLY if you aren’t accommodated in any of your other options – you will be contacted should a space become available prior to the second lesson.

Class Transfers

You can switch classes prior to lesson #2, if there is space available.  

Family Rate

Swim Lessons - 3rd or more children in lesser valued swim lessons half price (includes Parent & Tot 1 to Swimmer 10). 

Fee Assistance

Everyone should have the opportunity to participate in recreation programs!

Under 18 Years
1. Grey County Residents — Grey National Child Benefit (NCB) Reinvestment Program 519.376.0484 x 227. Through the NCB program, eligible candidates may request subsidy for recreation activities (sports, art, music or drama programs, swimming lessons, camps and fitness memberships). Forms can be obtained at the Parks, Recreation & Culture Office in Hanover. Click here to be taken to the Grey County website.

2. Grey County Residents -  Grey County Social Services 519.376.7112. Grey County Children's Service offers programs, subsidies and information for parents and a range of supports for agencies and child care providers. (Summer camps, PA Day camps, March Break programs, etc.) Click here to be taken to the Grey County Social Services website. 

3. Bruce County Residents — Bruce County Child Care Fee Subsidy 519.881.0431 or 1.800.265.3005. Child Care Fee Subsidy provides financial assistance to eligible families for children in their care attending a Licensed Child Care Program or Approved Bruce County Home Child Care Provider, Nursery School and Before and After School Programs. Forms can be obtained at the Parks, Recreation & Culture Office in Hanover. Click here to be taken to the Bruce County website. 

4. Jumpstart - Canadian Tire Jumpstart 1.844-YES-PLAY. The program helps financially disadvantaged kids (ages 4-18) participate in organized sport and recreation by covering registration, equipment and/or transportation costs. Click here to be taken to the Jumpstart website.

5. Hanover Residents - The Town of Hanover has a fee assistance program available to assist Hanover residents to take part in Parks, Recreation & Culture Department programs or services. You are encouraged to contact the Manager of Aquatics & Programs at 519.364.2310 x 2122 for further information. Program fee assistance or installment payments on fees and memberships may be arranged pending approval.

Program Cancellations

Hanover Parks, Recreation & Culture reserves the right to cancel any program that fails to meet minimum registration numbers. Participants are offered a full refund, credit on account or opportunity to transfer to another available class.

Program Refunds:

A refund or credit will be granted and calculated as follows:
Program cancellation by Department – full registration fee.  Individual cancels 7 days or more prior to program start date – registration fee less $20 administration fee.  Cancellations less than 7 days prior to program start date - registration fee less $20 will be granted as credit on account.  (Note:  Program status is decided 7 days prior to program start date.  Your withdrawal may put the class below the minimum number to operate - thus the $20.00 administration fee.)

Prior to or during program due to:
Medical reasons – value of remaining classes less applicable administration fee, provided no more than 75% of session has passed.
Program Dissatisfaction – value of remaining classes less $20.00 administration fee, provided no more than 50% of session has passed.