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Kingston Gets Active is Hiring

Kingston Gets Active has created two summer jobs, thanks to funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.  We are looking for a Motion Graphic Designer and a Physical Activity Specialist.  Please see the links below for more information about each position. Job Posting:  Physical Activity specialist– deadline to apply

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Free Tennis Open House for Adults

Free Tennis Open House for Adults

On Saturday May 13th, the Kingston Tennis Club (45 Napier St) will be hosting its Adult Open House from 10:30am – 1:30pm. Free for all Kingstonians –  existing members and those who are curious to try tennis are all welcome. Come out and meet fellow tennis players and

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Try Rope Skipping at Nationals in Kingston

Try Rope Skipping at Nationals in Kingston

Have you ever tried rope skipping?  Have you ever watched a rope skipping competition?  Now is your chance!  The Rope Skipping Canada nationals will be happening in Kingston at Queen’s University at the Athletic and Recreation Centre (main gym, 284 Earl St) over the Victoria Day weekend, May 19th

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Free Lawn Bowling Opportunities for All in May and June

Free Lawn Bowling Opportunities for All in May and June

May, 2017 The Kingston Lawn Bowling Club is holding an open house and bake sale on Sun, May 21, 2017.  There is a free pancake breakfast from 10 am to noon.  Lessons on how to bowl will be provided by experienced Club members from 10 am to

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Youth Week in Kingston: Free Activities!

Youth Week in Kingston:  Free Activities!

From May 1-7, Kingston youth can take advantage of loads of FREE activities!  Most of the activities are for youth ages 13-24. Some of the FREE active opportunities include: Open gym time at Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, 3pm-5pm daily Leisure Swims at Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, Thursday

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New Skate Park to Open May 3

New Skate Park to Open May 3

From the Kingston Whig Standard: KINGSTON – After seven years of painstaking effort, the 8,000-sq.-ft. Shannon Park Skate Park will finally be hosting a grand opening celebration on Wednesday. Gillian Moss, of the Community Response to Neighbourhood Concern (CRNC), was part of the team that made the

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Jane’s Walks: A Weekend Full of Free Walks for All

This year’s Jane’s Walks are an eclectic mix of the old and the new, of neighbourhoods and campuses.  Imagine the war ships that were built on RMC’s grounds, once the dockyard of the Royal Navy.  As you walk along Bagot St. hear the oral histories recorded by

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Free Junior Open House at Kingston Tennis Club

Free Junior Open House at Kingston Tennis Club

Saturday, April 29, 11:00am-1:30pm (rain date: Sunday, April 30) Come and have fun while trying a new sport! On Saturday, April 29th, the Kingston Tennis Club will be hosting its Junior Open House. Free for kids from 5-17.   A representative from the Ontario Tennis Association will be on site

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Cycle Kingston Invites You to Their Annual Meeting

Cycle Kingston Invites You to Their Annual Meeting

Interested in getting involved in or learning more about or Cycle Kingston?  Attend their  Annual General Meeting on Tuesday March 28, 7:00 at the Senior Centre, 56 Francis Street, Kingston.  Cycle Kingston is celebrating ten years as a registered charity.  For more information about Cycle Kingston, visit the Cycle

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Active Transportation Gets You Moving in Kingston

Active Transportation Gets You Moving in Kingston

  The Kingston Coalition for Active Transportation (KCAT) has just published their first newsletter.  It is filled with all the ways that active transportation is being encouraging in Kingston and ways for you to get involved in the movement. Active Transportation refers to any form of human powered travel:  walking,

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