March 1, 2022

March is Kingston Gets Active Month! A calendar of activities for all ages is bound to increase your activity levels. With regular engagement (i.e. everyday!) you may experience increased energy levels, improved quality of sleep, lower stress and FUN! All the activities can be done at home, outdoors, virtually or in person. 

Kingston Gets active is partnering with St Lawrence College Therapeutic Recreation students, who will be providing live virtual classes for all ages—from “Going for the Gold” for families, to “Stretch and Energize” and “Chair Yoga” for older adults, and more.  Other virtual classes from local providers include Basics of Cycle Commuting, Pilates, and play break ideas for toddlers. In-person programming includes: Intro to Snowshoeing, outdoor Story Walk for toddlers, On-Ice Try-It Ringette and child and youth sport sessions. 

All the details are in the Kingston Gets Active Calendar, which can be found on the Kingston Gets Active website.

Thank you to participating local organizations who contributed to this initiative:

Queen’s Athletics and Recreation,  Kingston Ringette, Kingston Archery Club, Kingston Bouldering Cooperative, RFLA Allied Health Team, BGC South East, Kingston Frontenac Public Library, St. Lawrence College, Cycle Kingston, Trek Kingston, YMCA Canada, and The Conservatory. 

A big thank you to the Commonwell LEAF grant for their funding and support of this initiative.  

Kingston Gets Active is a community partnership that works together to create a more active and healthy community.

For more information, check the Kingston Gets Active Month webpage, and download the Kingston Gets Active Month Challenge Calendar.  Follow us on social media for a chance to win prizes:   Facebook/ TwitterInstagram

 

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