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Kingston’s Active Living Charter

Kingston’s Active Living Charter

Here is the City of Kingston’s Active Living Charter, which outlines how the City of Kingston is looking to integrate physical activity into daily routines. This charter provides guidance as to policies, community designs, infrastructure, equipment, community recreation programming, education and awareness, and methods for working together. Active

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Free & Low-Cost Recreation in Kingston for the summer

Free & Low-Cost Recreation in Kingston for the summer

There are so many ways to get active in Kingston without having to spend much money.  Free acitivities include:  Family Fit-Stops in the parks, splash pads & wading pools, free Friday swims, neighborhood park drop-in programs for kids and free recreation facility use with the grade 5 &

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Check out our Kingston Gets Active Facebook Page for Active Happenings!

Check out our Kingston Gets Active Facebook Page for Active Happenings!

Join the Kingston Gets Active Facebook page for active updates, information and links on how, when and where to be active in the Kingston area!  Did you know that the brand new Polson Park Skatepark just opened May 25?  Did you hear that the Memorial Centre Outdoor Aquatic Centre opens Saturday,

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Get Your New Kingston Cycling Map!

Get Your New Kingston Cycling Map!

Spring is in the air, an ideal time to ditch the car and start commuting and exploring by bicycle.   Kingston city cycling maps have just been released by KCAT (Kingston Coalition for Active Transportation).  Included on the map are the K & P Trail, the Waterfront Trail and the

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Children Four and Under Should Move More, Sit Less and Avoid Screens

TORONTO – MARCH 27, 2012 – Children aged four and under should move more and sit less every day as recommended by the first-ever Canadian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for the Early Years (ages 0-4 years). All children aged one to four should accumulate at

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Donate your Used Soccer Cleats and Shin Pads to Those in Need

Donate your Used Soccer Cleats and Shin Pads to Those in Need

Kicks 4 Kids is a new program from P.R.O. Kids where used soccer cleats and shin pads will be collected and given to those in need. Beginning March 12, soccer cleats and shin pads can be dropped off at any Kingston Canadian Tire Store, the Invista Centre,

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23 1/2 Hours: What is the Single Best Thing We Can Do for our Health?

23 1/2 Hours: What is the Single Best Thing We Can Do for our Health?

(From CBC news) An illustrated video with a simple message about health has received more than a million hits on YouTube, much to the delight of the Toronto doctor who created it. “My bankability with teenagers has increased significantly,” Dr. Mike Evans told CBC News on Wednesday. Evans

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Kingston Transit’s Rack & Roll Service is up and running!

Kingston Transit’s Rack & Roll Service is up and running!

The Rack and Roll service on Kingston Transit has started up again for the season.  Cyclists can use Rack and Roll to help them travel with their bikes. The service, which permits cyclists to store their bikes on the front of a bus when they ride Kingston Transit, is starting

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Affordable Recreation for Lower-Income Families: One Application = Three Opportunities

Affordable Recreation for Lower-Income Families:  One Application = Three Opportunities

The Municipal Fee Assistance Program helps make Kingston Municipal Recreation programs and Kingston Transit more affordable for Kingstonians in low-income households.   Through one application, eligible applicants can access: The reduced monthly transit pass cost for one year. The Subsidy Program for Affordable Recreation in Kingston (SPARK)– reduced

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COMMUNITY-Wide Physical Activity Pass is back in its 10th Year

COMMUNITY-Wide Physical Activity Pass is back in its 10th Year

Grade 5 ActivPass Schedule- Grade 9 ActivPass Schedule- The Grade 5 and 9 ACTIVPASS  IS BACK IN ITS 10TH YEAR–  Effective November 1, 2014, all grade 5 and 9 students in public and private schools in the greater Kingston area will get free access to physical activity

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KGA Month

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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

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ActivKids

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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