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.


Ice is out for the season. Check back in September 2023 for the full schedule for 2023/2024. 


Skating Guidelines

  • Children ages 7 and under must be accompanied and directly supervised on the ice by a person 16 years of age or older.
  • Absolutely no spitting will be tolerated and is cause for immediate removal from the facility.
  • The pylon marked area is reserved for parents with small children, strollers and those learning to skate. All other skaters please remain clear of this area.
  • Balls, pucks, sticks, chairs or any other items that would impact the safety of any skater is not permitted
  • Skaters can bring their own CSA approved skate aids.
  • Appropriate behaviour is expected. Horseplay, games figure skating (jumps, spins, etc.) and high speed skating could jeopardize the safety of others and are deemed inappropriate.
  • Food & drink are not permitted on the ice surface.
  • Carrying a child on the ice surface is not permitted.
  • Please exit the ice surface promptly when buzzer sounds.
  • No shoes are allowed on the ice surface.
  • Children 7 yrs. of age and under must wear a CSA approved helmet. It is strongly recommended that all users wear a CSA approved helmet.

Patrons must agree to abide by all safety and facility guidelines. Failure to do so may result in being asked to leave the facility. Thank you for making our Public Skates Safe and enjoyable!

Thank you to our skate sponsors!

Aldersley Securities Inc | Barclay Wholesale | Best Western Plus Walkerton | Bill Brown’s IncomeTax | Canadian Tire | Cedarwell Excavating LTD | CMR Insurance | Cox Signs | Culligan Water | Edgewell | Electrical Contacts Ltd | Giant Tiger | Grant’s Independence | H&R Block Hanover | Hanover Baron’s Jr C Club | Hanover Chamber of Commerce | Hanover Family Health Team | Hanover Rotary Club | Hanover Veterinary Hospital | Hanover’s Pizza House Inc | Home Decor and More Hanover | Howick Mutual Insurance | Jiffy Lube | Kerry Moore School of Dance | Leifso Financial | McArthur Tire | McDonald’s Restaurant Hanover | MicroAge | New-Life Mills | P&H Milling Group | Royal Canadian Legion Branch 130 | Stacked Pancake & Breakfast House | Sun Life Whitehead Beckett Financial Service Inc | TD Canada Trust | Ten-der Pizza Inc | Totally Wired Audio Video | Westario Power Inc | Wightmans


Slice of Ice Rentals 

For shinny rentals during PA Days, Christmas Break, March Break or Snow Days. Shinny rate available Monday to Friday, 7:00am to 4:00pm, when booking is less than 24 hours in advance of the ice booking. $36.40 per hour + insurance + HST.

Some great ‘last minute’ ice rates available:
Prime Time – Last minute booking, less than 72 hours (3 days) prior to booking - $105.70 per hour + insurance fee + HST.
Non Prime Time – 7 days or less of booking date - $62.20 per hour + insurance fee + HST. This is 50% off non prime rate & opportunity to book your preferred ice time for PA days, Christmas Break or March Break.
Call 519.364.2310 x 2135 to inquire about date and time availability. Payment is required at time of booking. *Prices subject to change.