Active living in Kingston Ontario

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Who is Kington Gets Active?

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Kingston Gets Active (KGA) is a community-wide initiative made up of partners from multiple sectors. KGA addresses the need for a multi-level approach to physical activity promotion by targeting various areas of community life such as educational and promotional activities; social marketing and communication; and infrastructure and public policy strategies.

Our Vision

Our vision is that all Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington (KFL&A)  residents are physically active every day.

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Our Mission

To promote, encourage, and support citizens to be physically active on a daily basis and physically literate through collaborative planning, community action, and policy advocacy.

Objectives

  1. To increase access to opportunities to be physically active to all KFL&A residents by reducing barriers to individual behavior change.
  2. To ensure more equitable access through promotion of free and low cost activities to target populations.
  3. To work together as a community partnership to link resources, events and opportunities in order to enhance sustainability and reduce duplication of services.
  4. To create supportive environments in which our citizens learn, commute, work and play.
  5. To increase visits to the KGA website by 10% every year, as a result of promoting opportunities to be physically active and KGA collaborative initiatives.
  6. To implement training for volunteers, parents, teachers and rural youth by April 2020.
  7. To increase the number of teachers (by 10%) and parents (by 5%) who are knowledgeable of physical literacy through training workshops by April 2020.
  8. To address policy advocacy through input to the City of Kingston Parks and Recreation Master Plan, and Ontario Curriculum support through teachers’ professional development.

Together, we can make the active choice the easy choice!

Thank you to our funders!

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Past funders include:

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KGA Month

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Grades 5 & 9 ActivPass

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ActivKids

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Pedometer Lending Program

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