Welcome to the Kingston Gets Active website – your go-to place for everything you want to know about physical activity and getting active in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington.
Kingston Gets Active is a community coalition that works together to help you find ways to get physically active every day.
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1 day ago by Kingston Gets ActiveThe 2022 Cataraqui Hike Challenge has returned! 🥾 Cataraqui Conservation challenges you, your family and friends to hike your favourite trails for a chance to win some great prizes from Oct. 1 to Dec. 24. This year, they've tweaked the challenge to make it more user-driven: participants are invited to hike their favourite trails at each of their Conservation Areas or any section of the Cataraqui Trail, and take a photo during your hikes. Upload your photos to Cataraqui Conservation’s Hike Challenge photo contest page to complete your entry and the voting will commence! For more detailed information and to access the photo contest page, check out the link below! https://cataraquicon...s/hike-challenge [ID: Top half of the post is an image of a woman with blonde hair carrying a toddler on her back with a backpack. They are facing a dirt trail surrounded by a dark green forest. Below is a narrow lime green bar. Below this is a dark blue background with a cartoon image of hikers in the left corner. Beside the image, there are the words "Hike Challenge Returns!" written in a staggered formation in lime green. Beside this are orange footprints that a shoe would make.]
3 days ago by Kingston Gets ActiveKGA values evidence-based research and best practices – and here is an opportunity to help inform such future practices! 📚 Researchers from Western University in the Faculty of Health Sciences are investigating Ontario undergraduate university students’ movement behaviours and their relationship with social support. If you're a full-time undergraduate student at an Ontario university, participate in this quick, 10–15 minute survey regarding the study! https://uwo.eu.qualt..._ekxdJGQNF2c1nn0 [ID: Light blue rectangle with black text that reads: Are you a full-time student at an Ontario university? On the centre left, there is a light purple square border with black text that reads: Researchers at Western University invite you to participate in a short survey exploring your movement behaviors and their relationship with social support. There is a QR code to scan on the centre right. On the bottom, there is cartoon images of people moving in different ways, like sleeping, exercising, standing, etc.]