Recreation and Facilities

Recreation and Facilities

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. 

Facilities Calendar

Our online Facility Calendar and Booking Request pages are here!

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

Online Booking


Christmas Skating and Shinny

FREE Skating

Clifford, Harriston and Palmerston:






FREE Shinny








More Skating and Shinny Programs

Private Ice Times are Available

To book or reserve ice during the 2018-19 ice season please view our Facility Booking Calendar.

FREE Public Skating

Download a picture copy to your phone or other device by selecting P for Palmerston, H for Harriston and C for Clifford:

Palmerston Schedule Harriston Schedule Clifford Schedule

Public skating schedules are also available in PDF format:

Palmerston   Harriston   Clifford

FREE Adult Skating Exclusively in Clifford

Wednesdays from 7:00-8:30pm until March 13th

The complete Adult Skating Schedule is available in PDF format.

FREE Adult, Tot and Seniors Skating

  • Palmerston Arena from 12:00-1:00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
  • Harriston Arena from 10:00-11:00am on Mondays and 1:00-2:00pm on Wednesdays
  • Clifford Arena from 10:00-12:00pm on Wednesdays

Adult, Tot and Seniors Skating not offered over Christmas Holidays.

FREE Shinny Hockey Sponsored by Blessings to You

  • Mondays at the Palmerston Arena from 5:00pm-6:00pm starting October 15th
  • Wednesday at the Harriston Arena from 5:00pm-6:00pm starting October 10th
  • Thursdays at the Clifford Arena from 5:00pm-6:00pm starting October 11th

PA Days from 10:00am-12:00pm

Full equipment is required to play shinny hockey.


Grassroots Basketball

Ages 10-14, Cost: FREE
Locations: Norwell DSS, Palmerston
Tuesday Nights from 6:15-7:15pm
October 9th - November 27th

Registration Request Form

Grassroots Hockey

Ages: 5-14, Cost: $100
Location: Clifford Arena
Sunday Afternoons (time to be determined)
October 14th - March 3rd

More Information

For more info or to register, please email:

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

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