Recreation Programs


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. 

P & H Centre: Sign in required when entering the facility.As Grey Bruce has moved to the Protect (yellow) level in the Provincial COVID-19 Response Framework, all members of the public that enter the facility must sign in with the contact information.  Public members who are not in a registered pool or ice program or with a sport team are required to sign in  Sign in is located inside both our entrances.

How can we direct you?  Parks, Recreation & Culture Guide!!

PDF version of the Spring 2023 Community Guide click here.

PDF version of  the Summer 2023 Community Guide click here. 




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 Online registration - FAST, EASY, SECURE! Register online by clicking the 'Register here!' button below  or stop by our office for any recreation program. 

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.

Need help registering for an activity? CLICK HERE for a step by step guide on registering for activities. 

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.  

No School… No Problem! Check out our PA Day programs!
The Town of Hanover is committed to providing safe and quality programs while your child enjoys a day away from school. Participants will have the opportunity to swim, skate (optional), and participate in a variety of themed, interactive games and crafts. Pre-registration is required. Do so early to avoid disappointment! Must meet minimum and not exceed maximum age restrictions by the day of the program.

Ages  5 to 11 years old   
Where         P & H Centre 
Time  8:30 am to 4:30pm 
Cost  $46.50 per child/per day | 3 or more children are half price on the same day (same household). 

Friday, April 28 | April Showers, Give Kids Superpowers! | 5 - 11 yrs (Code: 8459)

Channel your inner super hero and showcase your powers while you join us for April's PA Day. Spend the day playing a variety of games and completing super hero themed crafts. Don't forget to bring your bathing suit and towel for swimming in the afternoon. 

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.

Dates  April 17 to May 29 | Code 8348 
Cancelled May 22 
When        Mondays | 10:30 - 11:30am 
Where  P & H Centre | Lions Den 
Cost  $66.84 per session (6 weeks)        


Dates  June 19 to July 31, 2023 | Code 8579 
Cancelled June 26
When        Mondays | 10:30 - 11:30am 
Where  P & H Centre | Lions Den 
Cost  $69.06 per session       

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.

Dates  April 20 to May 25 | Code 8349
When         Thursdays | 10:30 - 11:30am 
Where  P & H Centre | Lions Den 
Cost $66.84 per session (6 weeks)              


Dates  June 22 to August 3, 2023 | Code 8580 
Cancelled June 29
When        Mondays | 10:30 - 11:30am 
Where  P & H Centre | Lions Den 
Cost  $69.06 per session         

Hanover Senior 55+ Games 

Registration form for Hanover Senior 55+ Games click here. 

Hanover Senior 55+ Games list click here. 

2023 District Games Events Schedule 

2023 District Games Registration Form 

2023 District Games Waiver Form 


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! (Restrictions may apply)

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. 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.). Grey County social service 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. Bruce county child care subsidy 

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. 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.