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Free Parent Workshops to Get Your Kids Moving

Are you a parent of a child who is 0-6 years old?  Looking for some fun ideas to get them more active both indoors and outdoors? Then join us for this FREE 1.5 hour workshop!  Children ages 0-6 are welcome to join you. Learn how physical literacy and play are

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Give Your Input on Cycling in Kingston

Give Your Input on Cycling in Kingston

Do you ride a bike in Kingston? The Kingston Coalition for Active Transportation (KCAT) is asking for your input on two short surveys: The first survey assesses the quality of bike parking around the city: https://goo.gl/forms/Qp0ookECKtq0eq7n2 The second survey is looking for input on what cyclist (or

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Free Promotion for Activity Providers During KGA Month

Free Promotion for Activity Providers During KGA Month

Is your Fitness and/or Recreational Facility interested in FREE promotion? It’s time to become an Activity Provider during our April 2019 Kingston Gets Active Month! Your organization can offer anything related to physical activity to the public (ie. a free activity, fitness class, workshop, open house presentation,

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Too Cold to Walk? Try Indoor Walking!

The winter cold is upon us, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up your walking routine.  Walk On is a FREE, drop-in, indoor walking program offered at six locations in KFL&A. Walk On provides a safe, social, and accessible environment for people of all ages

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Celebrate Parents in Sport Week

Celebrate Parents in Sport Week

Parents in Sport Week is an opportunity to celebrate the tremendously valuable role that parents play in sport. From driving kids to practices and games, preparing team snacks, organizing events, and providing a listening and supportive ear, parents play an essential role in supporting children in sport.

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Grade 5 and 9 ActivPass Kicks off Today with Free Activities

Grade 5 and 9 ActivPass Kicks off Today with Free Activities

The Grade 5 and 9 ActivPass starts today, September 24, 2018!  Grade 5 students receive their ActivPass at their school. Grade 9 students can either use their school student ID card or they can ask their front office for an ActivPass card. The ActivPass grants FREE access

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Want to Volunteer? Join the Movement to Get Kingston Active!

Want to Volunteer?  Join the Movement to Get Kingston Active!

Kingston Gets Active is seeking volunteers!  If you love being active, are passionate about healthy living and want to inspire others, this is the job for you. What do Volunteer Ambassadors do?  Ambassadors attend community events, give presentations, and lead fit breaks.  They let others know about

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September is Kingston Gets Active Month: Free Activities for all

September is Kingston Gets Active Month: Free Activities for all

Get active during September 2018 Kingston Gets Active Month!  17 sport and recreation providers are offering over 100 FREE opportunities.  There is something for every age.  Try something new or just get out and get moving:  soccer for kids, trampoline, archery, cheerleading, cycle fit, badminton, swimming, boxing,

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Central Kingston Growth Strategy Neighbourhood Walks

Central Kingston Growth Strategy Community Walks, June 13,14,16,18,28 The Planning Division is launching a series of Neighbourhood Walks between June 13 and 18 and an Urban Design Workshop and Charrette on June 28 as part of the Central Kingston Growth Strategy. The purpose of the Neighbourhood Walks

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Cycling Week in Kingston June 3-9, 2018

Cycling Week in Kingston June 3-9, 2018

Cycling Week in Kingston happens from June 3 to 9.    “Roll-in” breakfasts happen every week day at various locations.   You can also cycle with the mayor, attend a documentary screening of bicycle stories from Cuba, drop in to a bicycle-themed art show at Martello Alley,

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