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Local Teachers Get a Lesson in Physical Literacy

Local Teachers Get a Lesson in Physical Literacy

On Monday, September 18, 2017, local teachers and students  learned how easy it is to incorporate physical literacy into the classroom to get students more active.  Ted Temertzoglou and Shelley Mulrooney lead 50 teachers and 20 students in 2 half-day workshops.  Have a look at this Global

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Free Karate Trial Classes for Children & Youth

Free Karate Trial Classes for Children & Youth

Free trial Karate classes are being offered by the City as part of Kingston Gets Active Month.  Parent and Child karate runs from 6-6:30pm.  Youth Karate runs from 6:30-7pm. Date:  Wed, Sept 20 Where:  Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, 382 Bagot St. (corner of Montreal and Ordinanace St)

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7 Events to Get You Active In September

September is a great time to get active… the weather is often beautiful and it’s a great time to try something new to get yourself and your family active.  Here are 6 ways to get active in September 2017: Kingston Gets Active Month:  Free activities all month

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Swim for Kids in Lake Ontario

Swim for Kids in Lake Ontario

Saturday, August 19, 2017 marks the 1st Annual Swim for Kids. This 1.5 km and 3 km,  open water swim in beautiful Lake Ontario will be held at Richardson Beach.  The swim is open to swimmers aged 11+ of all abilities and provides a healthy way to

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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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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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