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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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Want to Volunteer? Join the Movement to Get Kingston Active!

Kingston Gets Active is seeking volunteers!  If you love being active, are passionate about healthy living and want to inspire others, this is the job for you. What do Volunteer Ambassadors do?  Ambassadors attend community events, give presentations, and lead fit breaks.  They let others know about

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Kingston Gets Active Fall Newsletter Helps You Find ways to Get Active

Kingston Gets Active Fall Newsletter Helps You Find ways to Get Active

The Fall 2016 Kingston Gets Active Newsletter has just been released.  In this edition, find out about Kingston Gets Active Month, the Grade 5 & 9 ActivPass, a new Walking Tours of Kingston App, a call for volunteer ambassadors, Fall events, and more.  You can sign up

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September Kingston Gets Active Month– Healthy Free Activities

September Kingston Gets Active Month– Healthy Free Activities

Kingston, Ontario–from the Whig Standard Aug. 30, 2016–by Michael Lea If you have ever had an urge to release the inner cheerleader inside of you, or have always thought you could be a champion fencer or world-class kickboxer, then September is the month you get to turn

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More Free Activities Added to September Kingston Gets Active Month

September is Kingston Gets Active Month, a chance for the whole family to try new activities every day.  Visit our Kingston Gets Active Month page to view the calendar of events and check the “updates and newly added activities” section to see what else is being offered during the month. Newly

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Princess St Promenade

Princess St Promenade

The Princess St. Promenade is happening this Saturday July 30! Join us as we close Princess St. for a day long celebration of fun and entertaining activities! KGA will be there playing games for all ages! Come walk Princess St and check out KGA as well as

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Kingston Food Tours

Kingston Food Tours

Looking for an awesome way to experience Kingston’s culinary highlights? Check out Kingston Food Tours! The food tour is a smart new way to explore Kingston with a group of like-minded people who are interested in food, community, and local history. Walking around historical downtown Kingston and eating amazing food?! What

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Walking Tour of Kingston App

Walking Tour of Kingston App

Kingston is known as the Limestone City, home to the 1000 Islands and Canada’s first capital. But, the stories and people behind the stunning natural landscape, preserved architecture are what make this City unique. This new FREE Walking Tour of Kingston GPS based app allows users to go

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