Active living in Kingston Ontario


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After-School Activity Guide

Lots of great ideas to keep kids busy after school (from ParticipAction).

Activity Tracker for kids

Download these ideas to get active, then use the chart to see if you are getting enough exercise! (from ParticipAction)

Walk On Log Sheet

Use this log sheet to record your daily activity. You choose your goal… how many minutes, miles, kilometres, or steps do you want to take this month…record it and achieve your goals to become a healthier new you!

ParticipACTION 24 Hour Movement Guidelines

For optimal health benefits, children and youth (aged 5-17 years) should achieve high levels of physical activity, low levels of sedentary behaviour, and sufficient sleep each day.

Community Physical Activity Pass Program set up guide

For municipalities: based on Kingston’s successful Grade 5 and 9 ActivPass program, find out how to set up a pass program for kids at your local recreation facilities!

FITT Script Fitness Presciption Pad for Health Care Providers

Health Care Providers can use the “FITT Script” Fitness Prescription with child and youth patients to get them more active.  Printed FITT Script pads are available for free upon request to anyone in the KFL&A area (contact us for more information).

Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire – PAR-Q

Use this to see if you should check with your doctor before becoming much more physically active.

Local Links

Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority

Cycle Kingston

Frontenac Arch Biosphere – All the information you need to explore the Frontenac Biosphere Reserve.  Click on Hike, Paddle, Cycle, Dive, Tour, or Savour the Arch to find out more ways to get active.

Kids Kingston

Kingston Coalition for Active Transport (KCAT)

Kingston Community Health Centres

Kingston Family YMCA

Kingston Frontenac Lennox and Addington Public Health

Special Olympics Kingston

Trails-at-a-Glance information on trails in the KFL&A area (Click here to download a pdf version of the KFL&A Trail Map.)

Kingston Cycling Routes Map– newly released in 2012 by KCAT.  Download here or pick up a hard copy at KFL&A Public Health, your local Public Library, or any bike shop.

Provincial Links

National Links


Treadmill Reviews– a comprehensive review for those looking to purchase a treadmill (Feb 2016)

Free Online Fitness Videos – 20 of the best free online work out series

Free Workout Resources Online 

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Find Places to Get Active

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KGA Month

Free activities all month long!

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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

Do you want to inspire others to be active? Do you have a desire to contribute to your community?

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Find fun activities and resources to get young children active at home!

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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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News about events and activities in and around Kingston!

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