Harmony Square

Harmony Square is a popular gathering place located in the heart of the city's downtown at 89 Dalhousie St., Brantford. Join us in the square for upcoming events. If you're lucky, you may even get to meet our mascot, Harmony Squirrel! 


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Splash pad

Cool down and have some fun in the summer months at the spacious Harmony Square Splash pad! We are open daily, June through September from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (weather permitting).

Please note that the splash pad will be closed for special events. There is no lifeguard on site.

Outdoor skating

Enjoy outdoor skating until March 2021. Please note that during rainy or warmer days, the outdoor ice rink may close without notice.

Pre-registration is required to use the skating rink at Harmony Square in addition to the following measures:

  • Online registration will open each Wednesday at 7:00 a.m. for the following days and week (Monday to Sunday) at brantford.ca/RecConnect or call 519-756-9900 ext.5294.
  • Each time slot will be a 30-minute maximum and back-to-back time slots will not be permitted.
  • Each skater including parents on the ice will be required to register separately.
  • There will be a maximum of 25 people on the ice at all times otherwise posted. 
  • Daily registration for skate times will be cut-off at 8:00 a.m. Phone registrations must be completed one day in advance.
  • Drop-in skaters will be permitted on a first come first serve basis if there is rink capacity available. All users are requested to pre-register so that contact tracing information is provided. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged to avoid disappointment.
  • If a registered rink user is not present 5 minutes following the start of their booking the spot will be given to a drop-in skater.
  • Face coverings are strongly recommended for all skaters using the rink.
  • Skaters must physically distance themselves 6ft/2m from each other, as per public health guidelines.

Help us to ensure everyone has a great visit by following the rink rules below.

  • Helmets are strongly recommended
  • Skate in the same direction as other skaters at all times
  • Skates are required while on the ice
  • Balls, pucks, chairs, pylons, strollers, sticks or any item that may be unsafe for fellow skates are not permitted
  • Please refrain from carrying your child on the ice
  • Extreme speed skating is not permitted.
  • No food and drink allowed on the ice
  • Headsets, cell phones and hand held electronic devices are not permitted
  • No horseplay, games or hockey permitted
  • Figure skating and skating backwards is not permitted
  • For your safety please do not go on the ice while it's being resurfaced

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