Active living in Kingston Ontario

Canadian Sport 4 Life Project Updates

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Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) is a national movement that seeks to improve the quality of sport and physical activity in Canada through developmentally appropriate sport, recreation and physical activity programming.  Inspired by best-practices from all over Canada, CS4L Kingston is increasing opportunities for sport & recreation participation, implementing physical literacy in sport & recreation activity as a foundation for lifelong participation, and strengthening the community sport and recreation sector by building capacity.

Looking for the Right Coach for your Child?

Finding the right coach for your child can make a huge difference in your child’s sporting experience.  This video, entitled “Your Child in Sport,”  has a list of what to look for in your child’s coach.

PLAY Library is Open

Take-home kits promoting Physical Literacy and lifelong physical activity are now available to borrow at Artillery Park Aquatic Centre.  An activity resource accompanies each kit.  For  a .pdf of that resource click here (French version to follow).

e-Summit Resources

The 2014 Canadian Sport for Life National Summit brought together 550 leaders who work to enhance the quality of sport and physical activity in Canada.  Attached to this email are e-Summit resources which summarize the resources and best practices presented for each sector: sport, recreation, health, and education.

e-Summit resource- Sport

e-Summit resource- Recreation

e-Summit resource- Education

e-Summit resource- Health



Kingston Gets Active Month, Every September and April

There are loads of free opportunities to try various physical activity programs with your friends and family.


Youth Friendly Checklist

This resource was created by CAST, a working group of youth and adults who took the lead on developing the Kingston Youth Strategy. These are CAST’s recommendations for creating a youth– friendly space, program or organization.  The checklist can be used as a resource when planning and leading programs and services for youth, and when mentoring your student employees.

Youth Friendly Checklist

Funding Programs

RBC Learn to Play Project provides grants from $1,000 to $25,000 that focus on improving the quality of sport programming, and supporting the development and implementation of physical literacy principles in local organizations and communities across Canada.

Ontario’s After School Program provides funding to help sport and recreation organizations deliver quality programs for children and youth in priority neighbourhoods.


Find Places to Get Active

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KGA Month

Free activities all month long!

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Grades 5 & 9 ActivPass

Use your student card for FREE access to recreation facilities across Kingston and area!

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Become a Volunteer Ambassador

Do you want to inspire others to be active? Do you have a desire to contribute to your community?

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Find fun activities and resources to get young children active at home!

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Pedometer Lending Program

Walk your way to fitness!

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Discover Phyical Literacy

Did you know that physical literacy is as important as reading, writing and arithmetic?

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News about events and activities in and around Kingston!

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