Opened in 2001, Glovertown Gardens was built to replace the outdoor rink that served Glovertown. Glovertown Gardens hosts various sports in the winter.The arena is equipped with a full-size ice surface for hockey and figure skating and provides space for four sheets of curling ice. A newly renovated mezzanine provides canteen service and a comfortable setting to enjoy a hockey game or skating show.
Glovertown Gardens is home to the Glovertown and Area Minor Hockey Association (GAMHA), serving Glovertown and surrounding communities. GAMHA ice teams in all divisions and have strong numbers in their initiation program as well as Female divisions. The Terra Nova Tornadoes, a local figure skating group, also call the Gardens home. The organization administers a CanSkate program to teach the basics of skating, as well as a StarSkate program, which focuses on the fundamentals of figure skating.
Glovertown Gardens is also home to a co-ed Curling Club and an “old-timers” (45+) rec hockey league.
Glovertown Softball Diamond
Located just behind the arena, Glovertown Ball Field is host to Glovertown Recreation’s summer programs, a twice-weekly men’s recreational league and the Glovertown Academy school teams. From the spring of the year until the beginning of the school year, the ball field is usually busy with pick-up games, league play and tournaments. The field also plays host to Alexander Bay Days, the annual Glovertown festival that features artists and performers from Glovertown and area. In 2013, Glovertown Softball Diamond will act as host for a National Softball Championship.
During the winter months Glovertown Academy is the home base for several indoor activities based in the gymnasium. Men’s indoor soccer has been active in Glovertown for over thirty years, and weekly play goes from late September until the Easter Break. Other activities organized at the school include mens basketball and ladies fitness classes.