The Hanover Disc Golf Course Development Ad Hoc Committee is an ad hoc committee of the Parks Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee, established for the purpose of providing input, leadership, direction and fundraising for the creation of a disc golf course integrated into the Town’s complement of green space properties.
The course is located at Hanover Town Park - 780 7th Avenue. The course includes par 3 and par 4 holes and disc golfers should expect to walk approximately 1.43km to complete a round. With a beginner-intermediate course difficulty rating, the course design is suitable for all skill levels and encourages play from new players.
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The Hanover Town Park Disc Golf Course will provide positive impacts to the community by:
- Providing an additional fun activity that provides physical, social, and mental health benefits for our residents;
- Attracting visitors to our community resulting in positive financial impacts to the local economy; and
- Enhancing an existing multiuse park facility by co-existing amicably within a selected site.
- Disc Golf is one of the fastest growing new sports in Canada.
- Disc Golf growth report click here.
October 27, 2021
At the Parks, Recreation & Culture Advisory (PRC) Advisory Committee meeting, an area resident attended as a delegation and provided the committee with an overview of the sport of disc golf. The presentation included background of the outdoor activity, equipment required, suggested location and possible course design.
November 24th, 2021
At the PRC Advisory Committee meeting, members supported exploring the potential integration of a disc golf course into one of the Town’s green space properties provided there is demonstrated community support. At the January 26th, 2022 committee meeting, members supported establishing a Hanover Disc Golf Development Ad Hoc Committee.
May 11th, 2022
The Disc Golf Ad Hoc committee held their first meeting followed by monthly meetings held on the first Tuesdays of the month. This committee has identified a proposed course location at Hanover Park, 742 7th Avenue, Hanover, Ontario, N4N 2K1, utilizing the parks green space.
July 11th, 2023
The official Grand Opening of the 9-hole disc golf course took place on Tuesday, July 11th. The opening included speeches, a ribbon cutting ceremony, free hot dogs, prizes, a learn to play session and a closest to the basket contest.