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.  

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Parks, Recreation & Culture Guide - WINTER 2020 

Winter Registration Dates:

Residents Wednesday, December 4, 2019 

Non-Residents Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Online registration - FAST, EASY, SECURE! Register online at or stop by our office for any recreation program. 

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. 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. Please wear comfortable clothing.

WINTER 2020  
Dates January 20 to March 2 | Code 7023 
Cancelled February 17

April 6 to May 11 | Code 7020
Cancelled April 13
When Mondays | 10:00 - 11:00am 
Where  P & H Centre | Lions Den 
Cost  $57.23 (Session 1 | 6 weeks)
$47.69 (Session 2 | 5 weeks)

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 2020  
Dates January 23 to March 5 | Code 7021

April 2 to May 7 | Code 7022
When Thursdays | 10:00 - 11:00am
Where  P & H Centre | Lions Den 
Cost  $66.77 (Session 1 | 7 weeks)
$57.23 (Session 2 | 6 weeks)

Huff n' Puff Hockey 

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


WINTER 2020  
Dates January 7 to March 17
January 10 to March 20 
When Tuesdays | 3:30 - 4:30pm 
Fridays | 3:30 - 4:30pm 
Where P & H Centre 
Cost $10.00 per visit



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!

WINTER 2020  
Date January 7 to April 21 
Cancelled March 17
When  Tuesdays | 1:00 - 3:00pm 
Where  P & H Centre | Lions Den 
Cost  $2.50 per day 

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.