Recreation and Facilities

Recreation and Facilities

Welcome to the Recreation and Facilities page!


Our online Facility Calendar and Booking Request pages are here!

Our Rates and Fees vary based on the day, time and type of facility.

Please review our facility inventory listing on the left for more details regarding our facilities and amenities.

The Facilities Department is responsible for the administration, maintenance, development and safe operations of all municipal facilities including arenas, halls and sport fields.

There are a variety of venues throughout the municipality that are available for rent whether it is a meeting room or large arena. Please contact the department of use online booking for more rental information on our facilities.

Fall and Winter Programs

To register, please complete the following forms:

Family Information Form

Registration Request Form

Grassroots Hockey - Wait List

Ages 5-14, Cost: $110
Location: Clifford Arena
Sunday Afternoons (time TBD)
October 20 - February 23 (18 weeks)

Grassroots Basketball

Ages 10-14, Cost: FREE
Location: Norwell DSS, Palmerston
Tuesday Nights from 7:00-8:00pm
October 1 - November 19 (8 weeks)

Babysitter Course

Ages 11+, Cost: $50
Location: Harriston Arena
Friday November 29 from 9:00-3:30pm
Participants are required to bring lunch and a doll

Adult Pickleball

Ages 14+, Cost: $2/night
Location: Clifford Hall
Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 7:00-9:00pm
Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2:00-4:00pm
January 7 - April 23

To register, please complete the following forms:

Family Information Form

Registration Request Form

For more info, please email:

Visit our Community Groups, Clubs and Organizations page for additional community programs.

Skating and Shinny Programs


Private Ice Times are Available

To book or reserve ice during the 2019-20 ice season please view our Facility Booking Calendar.

FREE Public Skating and Shinny

  Public Skating

Public Skating

Public Skating

FREE Adult, Tot and Seniors Skating

  • Palmerston Arena - Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1200-100pm
  • Harriston Arena - Tuesdays from 1000-1200pm and Thursdays from 200-400pm
  • Clifford Arena - Wednesdays from 200-400pm and Fridays from 1000-1200pm

Adult, Tot and Seniors Skating is not offered on PA days and over Christmas Holidays and March Break.
Monday November 11th and Wednesday November 27th are also unavailable in Palmerston.

FREE Shinny Hockey Sponsored by Blessings to You

  • Clifford Arena - Mondays from 500-600pm
  • Palmerston Arena - Wednesdays from 500-600pm
  • Harriston Arena - Fridays from 500-600pm

Full equipment is required to play shinny hockey.

Recreation Master Plan Task Force

 Members have been chosen for our Recreation Master Plan Task Force. Thanks to all those who expressed interest.

Stay tuned, the process gets started in January 2020! 

Feedback will be sought in the following areas:

  • Recreation Programs (swimming, summer, grassroots sports, after school, day camp etc.)
  • Cultural Programs and Facilities (special events, theatres, museums etc.)
  • Parks, Playgrounds and Trails
  • Arenas (including curling facilities)
  • Community Halls and Satellite Facilities (Lions Clubhouse, Drew, train station etc.)
  • Volunteer Sport and Cultural Organizations

Payment Options

Credit Cards

  • Payments by credit card are now being accepted for taxes.  This will take you to the eCommerce page where you may register for this service and make a payment.  A convenience charge per transaction will apply as this service is administered through PayPal.

Payment by Credit Card Option

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