Town of Hanover Assumption of Risk 

Hanover, in collaboration with the Grey Bruce Public Health, continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation.

Users of Hanover’s parks, recreation and culture facilities such as the P & H Centre are reminded that when you attend these facilities as a participant, spectator or patron you assume risk when in our facility. An inherent risk of exposure to communicable diseases including COVID-19 exists in any public space where people are present. 

By visiting any publicly accessible facility such as the P & H Centre you voluntarily assume all risks including any risk of injury, loss, damage and possible exposure to a communicable disease, including COVID-19. 

We remind you to follow the COVID-19 precautionary guidelines being recommended by various Canadian health authorities, including the Grey Bruce Public Health, Ontario Health, and the Public Health Agency of Canada.


PDF version of the Spring 2023 Community Guide click here.

Skating Guidelines

  • Children ages 7 and under must be accompanied and directly supervised on the ice by a person 16 years of age or older.
  • Absolutely no spitting will be tolerated and is cause for immediate removal from the facility.
  • The pylon marked area is reserved for parents with small children, strollers and those learning to skate. All other skaters please remain clear of this area.
  • Balls, pucks, sticks, chairs or any other items that would impact the safety of any skater is not permitted
  • Skaters can bring their own CSA approved skate aids.
  • Appropriate behaviour is expected. Horseplay, games figure skating (jumps, spins, etc.) and high speed skating could jeopardize the safety of others and are deemed inappropriate.
  • Food & drink are not permitted on the ice surface.
  • Carrying a child on the ice surface is not permitted.
  • Please exit the ice surface promptly when buzzer sounds.
  • No shoes are allowed on the ice surface.
  • Children 7 yrs. of age and under must wear a CSA approved helmet. It is strongly recommended that all users wear a CSA approved helmet.

Patrons must agree to abide by all safety and facility guidelines. Failure to do so may result in being asked to leave the facility. Thank you for making our Public Skates Safe and enjoyable!

Leisure Skates - September 18, 2022 to April 2, 2023 (Extended Ice)

CANCELLED: Public Skate Sunday, March 5, 2023 | 1:00- 1:50pm

FREE Public SkateAdult and Tot Skate $2/AdultAdult/Senior Skate $2/person
Wednesday | 4:00 to 4:50pm  Mondays | 9:00 to 10:00am Mondays | 10:00 to 11:00am
Sundays | 1:00 to 1:50pm Fridays | 9:00 to 10:00am Fridays | 10:00 to 11:00am

Adult & Tot Skate and Adult/Senior Skate are cancelled February 3, 20, March 13 & 17. 
Public Skates are cancelled December 24, December 31, and January 1 and March 5. 

Interested in being a skate sponsor?  Please call 519.364.2310 x 2128. 

March Break Skates & Shinnys

Public Skate | FREE | 11:00 to 11:50am
Monday, March 13 
Tuesday, March 14 
Wednesday, March 15 
Thursday, March 16
Friday, March 17 

Public Skate | FREE | 2:00 to 2:50pm 
Tuesday, March 14 

Public Skate | FREE | 4:00 - 4:50pm 
Monday, March 13 
Wednesday, March 15 
Thursday, March 16 

Shinny | $3.00 per person.

Monday, March 13
Wednesday, March 15 
Friday, March 17

Session 1 | 9:00 to 9:50am | 9 to 17 years old. 
Session 2 | 10:00 to 10:50am | 9 to 17 years old.
Helmets and gloves are mandatory. Full equipment is strongly recommended.

Thank you to our skate sponsors!

Aldersley Securities Inc | Barclay Wholesale | Best Western Plus Walkerton | Bill Brown’s IncomeTax | Canadian Tire | Cedarwell Excavating LTD | CMR Insurance | Cox Signs | Culligan Water | Edgewell | Electrical Contacts Ltd | Giant Tiger | Grant’s Independence | H&R Block Hanover | Hanover Baron’s Jr C Club | Hanover Chamber of Commerce | Hanover Family Health Team | Hanover Rotary Club | Hanover Veterinary Hospital | Hanover’s Pizza House Inc | Home Decor and More Hanover | Howick Mutual Insurance | Jiffy Lube | Kerry Moore School of Dance | Leifso Financial | McArthur Tire | McDonald’s Restaurant Hanover | MicroAge | New-Life Mills | P&H Milling Group | Royal Canadian Legion Branch 130 | Stacked Pancake & Breakfast House | Sun Life Whitehead Beckett Financial Service Inc | TD Canada Trust | Ten-der Pizza Inc | Totally Wired Audio Video | Westario Power Inc | Wightmans

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! *Ages 50 and above.

Dates Tuesdays | December 20 to March 14
Fridays | December 23 to March 31       
When  3:30 to 4:30pm 
Where    P & H Centre 
Cost  $10.00 per visit 

Slice of Ice Rentals 

For shinny rentals during PA Days, Christmas Break, March Break or Snow Days. Shinny rate available Monday to Friday, 7:00am to 4:00pm, when booking is less than 24 hours in advance of the ice booking. $36.40 per hour + insurance + HST.

Some great ‘last minute’ ice rates available:
Prime Time – Last minute booking, less than 72 hours (3 days) prior to booking - $105.70 per hour + insurance fee + HST.
Non Prime Time – 7 days or less of booking date - $62.20 per hour + insurance fee + HST. This is 50% off non prime rate & opportunity to book your preferred ice time for PA days, Christmas Break or March Break.
Call 519.364.2310 x 2135 to inquire about date and time availability. Payment is required at time of booking. *Prices subject to change.