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.


Leisure Skating | September 13, 2023 to March 17, 2024 

FREE Public Skate  Adult & Tot Skate ($2.00/per adult) Adult/Senior Skate ($2.00/per person) 
Wednesdays | 4:00 - 4:50pm  Mondays | 9:00 - 10:00am  Mondays | 10:00 - 11:00am 
Sundays | 1:00 - 1:50pm  Fridays | 9:00 - 10:00am  Fridays | 10:00 - 11:00am 

CANCELLED DATES: September 20, 22, October 9, 27, November 24, December 25, 29, January 1, 5, February 2

 NOTE: There are times when public, adult & tot and adult/senior skating are cancelled due to special events. For changes to leisure skate schedule pickup a skate schedule at the front desk of the P & H Centre. 

PA Day Skates & Shinny 

FREE Public Skate | 11:00 - 11:50am
Friday, September 22         Friday, November 24 
Friday, October 27  Friday, February 2 


Friday, September 22  Friday, November 24  
Friday, October 24             Friday, February 2
Intermediate | Ages 9-12 | 9:00 - 10:00am 
Senior | Ages 13 - 17 | 10:00 - 11:00am

$4.00 per person. Helmets and gloves are mandatory.
Full equipment is strongly recommended. 

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!


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. $37.10 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 - $111.00 per hour + insurance fee + HST.
Non Prime Time – 7 days or less of booking date - $63.50 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.