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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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Sunrise & Sunset Drop-in Fitness

The City of Kingston is running its Sunrise & Sunset Drop-in Fitness program until August 24! It is a FREE outdoor fitness program for all ages. There’s still time to get out there and try a class!

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Downtown Kingston Offers an Active Summer

Downtown Kingston Offers an Active Summer

Getting active in Kingston is easy when you think about all of Kingston’s great features:  our very own Lake Ontario, beautiful city parks, free splash pads, nature trails, cycling paths, an express bus route that lets you get around town without having to drive or park, and

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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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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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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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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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