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Winter Activities at HCPL

"Come to Canada, they said... It will be fun, they said."
- one of many Canadian winter memes

It's time to enjoy winter in the Haliburton Highlands! Make winter your favourite season by checking out some of the fun activities you can participate in through HCPL.

Skate Passes

HCPL offers Community Access Skate Passes for walk-up public skating admission at the S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena in Minden Hills. Each Community Access Skate Pass allows the admission of 5 people to attend Minden Hills regularly scheduled Public Skate. Visit the Minden Hills website for their drop-in recreation program schedules.

Reserve your Community Access Skate Pass

Ontario Parks Passes

Ontario Parks are your playground for winter activities including tobogganing, cross-country skiing, skating, snowshoeing, and more.

Learn more about the Ontario Parks Passes library lending program, and discover the wonder that is Ontario Parks in the winter.

Reserve your Ontario Parks Day-use Permit

28 Days of Fun in Dysart et al

28 Days of Fun in Dysart et al passport cover with decorative snowflake background and snowman

Explore the Municipality of Dysart et al by entering their 28 Days of Fun contest! Passports can be picked up at the Dysart branch of HCPL.

Complete the winter activities you enjoy, and check them off as you go. Every four activities completed earns you an entry into a draw for some fun prizes care of the Municipality of Dysart et al. 

For more information on how to participate visit the 28 Days of Fun website.

You can join in the fun by using the hashtag #Dysart28Days on social media and tagging @dysartetal on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok.

Prefer staying cozy to being outdoorsy? There are plenty of comfy indoor activities to choose from, including attending a program at HCPL!

Check out our upcoming programs!