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Recreation Programs



Family Day 2018! Come join us on February 19, 2018. Click here for all the activities!

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.  

How can we direct you?

Community Services Guide  - click Atmosphere 4 - Winter 2018 for guide

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. 

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 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. 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.

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 

This class will be focused on stretching and strengthening the body in a simple and safe way. No need to have experience in yoga. Please wear comfortable clothing. 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. 

WINTER 2018   
When Mondays | January 22 to March 5, 2018
(Cancelled February 19)  
 Times  10:00 am to 11:00am
 Where  P & H Centre | Lions Den
 Cost  $50.00 per session | Code: 6010

Standing Yoga 

Beginners welcome 100%, 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, in 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 porvided. Beginners welcome. 

WINTER 2018  
When Thursdays | January 25 to March 1, 2018
 Times  10:00 am to 11:00am
 Where  P & H Centre | Lions Den
 Cost  $50.00 per session | Code: 6011

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!

When Tuesdays | January 9 to April 24, 2018 
 Times  1:00 to 3:00pm
 Where  P & H Centre | Lions Den
 Cost  $2.50 per person per day

Huff n' Puff Hockey 

Men acting like boys reliving the long gone days of their youth. Hanover Parks, Recreation & Culture is looking for players interested in joining recreational hockey. Emphasis is placed on the social aspects of the game. Our program is intended for players who are friendly, enthusiastic and out to cheer on teammates and play some hockey. *Age 50+

When Wednesdays | January 10 to March 14, 2018 
Fridays| January 12 to March 16, 2018
 Times  3:30 to 4:20pm 
 Where  P & H Centre | Ice 
 Cost  $10.00 per visit