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Using Exercise to Prevent Falls

Using Exercise to Prevent Falls

You may already know that regular physical activity can help you remain strong and healthy – but did you also know that the strength and balance skills you gain will also help you prevent falls as you age? Now that the winter months are here, sidewalks and

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6 Tips for Having an Active Winter

6 Tips for Having an Active Winter

Even though it’s cold outside, you can still find ways to get active.  Here are some of Kingston Gets Active’s tips for having an active winter season! Take the stairs! One of the easiest ways to stay active year round is to forget the elevator and take

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Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area Will Get You Active All Winter

Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area Will Get You Active All Winter

Little Cataraqui Conservation Area is a real gem for Kingston and area residents looking for ways to get active.  In addition to skating, cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, winter hiking, and feeding the birds, there are some fun events coming up as well: Starlight Snowshoe Hike on February 11

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Staying Active in Winter

Staying Active in Winter

Staying active in the winter has never been so easy! Love the outdoors? Skating, skiing, snowman-building, fort-making, walking or hiking are great ways to enjoy the winter weather and involve the entire family. Is shoveling the extent of your outdoor fix? Don’t forget about the many indoor

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Cycle Kingston Seeking Board Members

If are you interested in seeing more people riding bicycles, and riding them safely, consider joining Cycle Kingston’s Board of Directors. Cycle Kingston, a not-for-profit registered charity, is looking to expand its volunteer Board of Directors to help meet the growing demands of their organization. Each year

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Winter 2017 Newsletter–Staying Active & On Your Feet

Our Winter 2017 Kingston Gets Active Newsletter is here! Read about staying active and on your feet this winter; a Physical Literacy Workshop in Kingston last Dec, 2016; and some upcoming winter community events. Community events include: Winter Carnival February 4, 2017 from 12-3 pm Location:  Molly Brant Public

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Free Lacrosse Coaching Clinic

Here’s your chance to become a certified Lacrosse Coach! This opportunity is hosted by Right To Play Kingston. The FREE clinic will certify up to 30 individuals to become Canadian Lacrosse Coaches by the National Coaching Certification Program. It is happening this Sunday January 15th, 2017 from 8:30am – 5:30pm in Room 506 in

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Physical Literacy Workshop Gets Kingston Moving

Physical Literacy Workshop Gets Kingston Moving

What is physical literacy? In December, 50 leaders from Kingston’s education, health, organized sport, and recreation sectors came together to participate in a workshop that focused on just that. It would sound all too familiar if I said that when learning to read, you start with your

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Thank you to our Funders!

Kingston Gets Active is a proud 2016 recipient of an RBC Learn to Play grant! The RBC Learn to Play Project provides grants to local organizations and community groups that are building the physical literacy of Canada’s kids and youth.  RBC Learn to Play Project grants are funded

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Urban Poling takes off in Kingston

Urban Poling takes off in Kingston

Reprinted from the Kingston Whig Standard, Oct 3, 2016–by Michael Lea Just three years ago, problems with his legs meant Wayne Barnett had trouble walking. He still tried to get in his exercise, but he could barely make one lap around the track at the Memorial Centre.

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