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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.  

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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.

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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. 

Course confirmations will be emailed/mailed out after registrations have all been inputted. 

Family Rate

Swim Lessons - 3rd or more children in lesser valued swim lessons half price (includes starfish to swim kids 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. Forms can be obtained at the Parks, Recreation & Culture Office in Hanover or online at

2. Bruce County Residents — Bruce County Social Services 519.881.0431 or 1.800.265.3005. Forms can be obtained at the Parks, Recreation & Culture Office in Hanover or online at

3.  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.

Community Services Guide  - click here for guide

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.

Chair Yoga  -  NEW

This class will be focused on stretching and strenghtening the body in a simple and safe way. No need to have experience in yoga, please bring comfortable clothes , a yoga strap , and a yoga block. Breathing techniques will be part of the contents of this course to help the body to relax and leave the room with a clear mind.  If there is interest course will run, call 519.364.2310 (X2128) for further information or sign up.  

Date February 13 to April 3, 2017
Time 10 am 
Location P & H Centre
Cost $45.00

Art Classes

Call for Interest - Are you interested in learning more about sketching, painting or water colour?

BIO - Joseph was born in Gibraltar and imigrated to Canada in 1957.  He received his art education in Spain, and the USA where he earned a diploma in illustration.  Joseph took courses at OCA early in his career and has produced a number of works over the years.  The painint of murals to complement his interior design work mostly in public buildings in Toronto, comprised his career prior to his retirement.  His painting oeuvre covers most mediums.  He gave classes at Wexford Home for the Aged in Toronto for two years where he taught drawing and painting in water colours, acrylic and oil.  Joseph was also a founding member of the Saugeen Artists Group here in Hanover where he retired in 1999.

We want to know...  what is your area of interest? what time of day is best for you?

Classes will take place at the P & H Centre Lounge for anyone over 14 years of age.  Cost and time to be determined.  (participants must bring their own supplies).

For more info. contact recreation office @ 519.364.2310 ext 0

Carpet Bowling

Come join a lively group of carpet bowlers every Tuesday.  It is a highly social game that can improve your balance, flexibility and agility.  Play is drop-in, come when your schedule allows.

Winter 2017  
When Tuesdays | January 10 to April 25, 2017
Times 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Where P & H Centre | Lions Den
Cost $2.50/person per day

Minds In Motion

A reputable, community based program designed for both individuals living with early to  mid-stage Alzheimer's Disease or other dementia and their care partner.  This 2 hour per week program offers a combination of physical, intellectual and social activities to improve brain health and slow the progresssion of Alzheimer's symptoms.  This program is brought to you by Hanover Parks, Recreation & Culture in partnership with Alzheimer Society Grey Bruce.

Fall 2017  
When Tuesdays | To be announced
 Times  10:00 am to 12:00 pm
 Where  P & H Centre | Lions Den
 Cost  $40.00 per couple

Senior Games 

Click here for schedule.