Active living in Kingston Ontario

Yearly archive for 2013

Jingle Bell Walk December 13th!

What: Jingle Bell Walk When: December 13 5:30pm- 7:30pm Where: Springer Market Square Description: A Kingston holiday tradition! Jingle all the way from Springer Market Square to light up the Memorial Tree in City Park at the Jingle Bell Walk. This popular community event starts with a

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Explore the Winter Wonderland with Kingston Parks

A great booklet developed by Kingston Community Health Centres that outlines why playing in parks is so important, describes a collection of fun activities to do in the park, and shows where some of North Kingston’s best parks are!  Click on the link below: Guide to Park

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Walk Away the Winter Blues

With the winter frost having arrived it can be easy to use the excuse “It’s too cold to _____”.  Check out these free facilities that offer indoor walking that boots that old excuse out the door! Click here for full schedule  

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Come one, come all, to the inaugural Town Hall

The City of Kingston and KGA in partnership with Canadian Sport for Life are proud to announce the first annual “Town Hall” on November 7th 2013.  The event will draw individuals from a variety of sectors, all of whom are directly involved with the development and physical

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HIGH FIVE Sport and Fundamental Movement Skills Certification February 22nd!

The Fundamental Movement Skills of throwing, catching, jumping, striking, running, kicking, agility, balance and coordination, form the basis for future sport skill development and for the life-long enjoyment of physical activity.  Check out the certifications below to register today!  

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Grade 5 and 9 ActivPass to Return November 1st!

The ActivPass is an opportunity for students in grades 5 and 9 to use some of our great local facilities FOR FREE!  The pass includes access to free skate, swim, and gym times at facilities like the YMCA, the Invista Centre, the Memorial Centre, Centre 70 and

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What To Do Post-Turkey Dinner

Enjoy the last few days of warm fall weather that is projected in the forecast and take advantage of the beautiful trails and parks Kingston has to offer!  The changing leaves are phenomenal this time of year.  For a list of trails and parks click here!

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Seeking Kingston Gets Active Volunteer Ambassadors

Kingston Gets Active is looking for volunteers who enjoy being physically active! Volunteers attend community events to share physical activity resources and encourage others to be physically active. A free training session is being offered Tuesday and Thursday, October 22nd and 24th from 6-9pm. For more information

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YMCA Campaign- Developing the Potential of Children

“You’re not the only one who thinks your kid is incredibly wonderful and special. We never met a kid whose potential we couldn’t see.” –       YMCA The YMCA recently launched a national campaign devoted to developing the potential of children.  The YMCA is a charitable organization dedicated

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New Page to Keep You Updated on Physical Literacy

Physical literacy comes from developing a wide variety of fundamental movement skills as a foundation for lifelong participation in activity, while strengthening the community sport and recreation sector by building capacity.  Check out the new Physical Literacy tab to see updates on physical literacy as well as for more

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KGA Month

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Grades 5 & 9 ActivPass

Use your student card for FREE access to recreation facilities across Kingston and area!

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Become a Volunteer Ambassador

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Pedometer Lending Program

Walk your way to fitness!

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Discover Phyical Literacy

Did you know that physical literacy is as important as reading, writing and arithmetic?

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