Trick or … exercise? Hamilton offers special ‘treat’ for Halloween 


Published October 10, 2023 at 3:21 pm

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Some trick-or-treaters may receive something unusual in their goodie bags this year. 

The City of Hamilton has introduced discounted seasonal recreation passes until Oct. 31 while quantities last.

“The Rec Pass is a wonderful Halloween initiative that encourages kids to stay active,” the City of Hamilton stated in a press release. “This Halloween season, let’s treat kids with some fun activities in the city.”

The Halloween passes are in booklets of 10 for $12.35 (including taxes) for one scheduled drop-in swim, gym and skate session for youth aged 17 and under. Drop-in swim and gym sessions normally cost $$27.73 for a clip card of 10 visits. Skating usually costs $3.81 for a single admission.

The 10-pack booklets are sold at the following recreation centres:

  • Ancaster Rotary Centre, 385 Jerseyville Rd. W., Ancaster
  • Bennetto Community Centre, 450 Hughson St. N, Hamilton
  • Bernie Morelli Recreation Centre, 876 Cannon St. E, Hamilton
  • Dundas Community Pool, 39 Market St. S., Dundas
  • Huntington Park Recreation Centre, 87 Brentwood Dr., Hamilton
  • Norman Pinky Lewis Recreation Centre, 192 Wentworth St. N., Hamilton
  • Stoney Creek Recreation Centre, 45 King St. W., Stoney Creek
  • Valley Park Community Centre, 970 Paramount Dr., Stoney Creek
  • Westmount Recreation Centre, 35 Lynbrook Dr., Hamilton.

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