The current and ongoing COVID-19 pandemic may add new challenges to maintaining an active lifestyle, but there are many existing and new opportunities and resources to get active!
Be sure to maintain physical distancing from others outside your social circle when participating in activities, wash your hands regularly, and wear masks in crowded and/or indoor spaces to protect yourself and others. Stay positive. Stay safe. Stay active.
Follow-Along Fitness Videos
|Program and Link
|ParticipACTION Get Fit as You Sit
|A simple 4 minute workout Youtube video that can be done while sitting at work or at home.
|Playlist of home workout videos by Goodlife Fitness
|Kickstart your day with this 4 minute Youtube workout video that can be done at home.
|Kingston School of Dance
|Home dance class videos
|Play Break: Kingston Frontenac Public Library’s YouTube series
|For ages 2 and up. Jump, skip, hop and more in this active YouTube program! Develop fine and gross motor skills with activities like: imaginary tightrope walking, bean bag catch, and more!
|ARC Fitness On-Demand
|A library of On-Demand fitness classes on Youtube. These videos are always available and free for anyone to watch and follow along at home.
|Wellness videos for spirit, mind, and body
|Videos of physical activities, arts, crafts, play, and more for children and families
|Home workout videos for children of all ages and abilities with certified instructors
|Additional home-based workout videos
|ARC Live Virtual Classes
|These free live classes offered by Queen's Athletics and Recreation are mostly held on Zoom. Class links are embedded in the class names on the webpage. No registration necessary.
|Free online mindfulness and meditation courses with lessons and videos.
|Kanopy, the library’s video streaming service, has a variety of workout videos you can stream for free. It gives you access to great ways to stay active while staying in your home. Search the “Sports and Fitness” section to see not just documentaries on various sports and sports topics, but guided lessons in everything from chair yoga to martial arts.
|YMCA of Eastern Ontario Youtube
|Youtube workout videos from the YMCA of Eastern Ontario
|Program and Link
|Yoga with Adriene
|Browse the library of free yoga videos to find a practice that suits your mood or start a journey toward healing.
|Pre-recorded and live yoga classes online. Scroll down to check out their "Content Library"!
|Core Power Yoga
|A collection of free on-demand yoga class videos.
|Yoga videos that can be followed at home
|Core Power Yoga
|A collection of free on-demand yoga class videos. There is a new free collection each week.
|App and Link
|Jump Jump Froggy
|Exercise and learning game that uses PE IQ (Physical education, Interaction Quantification) to actively learn.
|Pedometer-based RPG game. As user exercises, game characters get stronger.
|Pedometer-based virtual pet game. Each step taken by user helps to care for and collect more Wokamons.
|Pedometor-based space exploration game. Users explore and build their galaxy by walking.
|Resource and Link
|Various resources and blog posts with ideas and activities to keep everyone moving
|KFL&A Fitness Circuit
|A minimal equipment instructional fitness workout with pictures, a warm-up, and a cool-down.
|ParticipACTION Health Boosting Workout
|A PDF of a full body moderate intensity-workout that can be done in 10-15 minutes. All you need are two small weights (cans, bottles, or other household items if you don't have weights) to do this immunity-boosting workout.
|Have a Ball Together!
|Resources to promote and encourage physical activity for children ages 0-6
Pregnancy and Postpartum
|Pregnancy and Postpartum Workouts
|YouTube channel that delivers safe and effective pregnancy exercise videos, pregnancy workouts, prenatal yoga videos, prenatal Pilates workout, postnatal workouts and online programs for all women.
|Sign up for online and at-home fitness classes, group programs, personal training, etc.
|Pregnancy and Postpartum TV
|YouTube Channel centered on prenatal yoga and pregnancy fitness. Check out their channel and learn more about how to have an easier and faster labor, postpartum core strengthening and diastasis recti healing and techniques, & strategies to lose weight after having a baby!
Local Programs & Events
|Kingston Sport & Social Club
|Kingston Sport & Social Club provides organized co-ed sport leagues, tournaments, social events and classes for adults (19+)
|Events starting at $10
For Older Adults
|Schedule & Cost
|Summer 2022 program registration
|The Seniors Association is offering new sessions of programming. Offering in-person and virtual opportunities! Fitness activities include aquatics, dance, exercise, and yoga.
|Requires membership. See program for more details
|GrOup-based physical Activity for oLder adults (GOAL) Trial
|Instructional physical activity videos for older adults
Free and accessible activities and initiatives for people of all abilities.
|Initiative/Organization and Link
|Get in Motion
|Telephone-based Physical Activity Coaching for Canadian adults with a physical disability. Registration required.
|So Healthy at Home
|Virtual activities and challenges to stay active at home.
|Together in Movement and Exercise (TIME)
|A resource list containing wellness and exercise videos tailored for people with mobility challenges.
|Ottawa Public Health
|Strength and balance exercises with instructions, illustrations, and other tips.
|Physical Activity, Active Living, and Sport Resource Catalogue
|Online resources for Canadians living with disabilities
|Sport & Exercise - "Our goal is to develop, test and implement evidence-based best-practices to increase the number of people with disabilities who participate in sport and exercise, and to improve the quality of their participation experiences. These practices might be directed toward coaches, parents, sport and exercise program administrators, facility managers, or individuals looking to become more physically active."