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Help Kingston win the $150,000 Community Better Challenge!

Help Kingston win the $150,000 Community Better Challenge!

Are you up for the challenge to be Canada’s most active city? Sign up to get active during ParticipAction’s Community Better Challenge and help Kingston win the $150,000 prize! The challenge happens between May 31 and June 16, 2019. If your organization has an active event, or

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10 Active Kingston Events in Early June!

10 Active Kingston Events in Early June!

Bike, Run, Walk, and get fit! Looking to kick off an active June? Here are 10 great FREE things to do from June 1-16 during the ParticipAction Community Better Challenge. Help Kingston win the $150,000 prize by logging your activity or event on the ParticipAction website. National Health

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Cataraqui Canoe Club Open House May 7-8

CATARAQUI CANOE CLUB OPEN HOUSE MAY 7th & 8th (TUE/WED) 6-8 p.m. Cataraqui Canoe Club Open House is held at the boathouse on May 7 & 8, from 6-8 p.m:   Everyone is welcome. Many club members will be present. You may be surprised to learn that Kingston

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Jane’s Walks in Kingston- May 3-5, 2019

Jane’s Walks in Kingston- May 3-5, 2019

Celebrate five years of Jane’s Walk in Kingston by joining one of the 14 neighbourhood walks over the weekend of May 3-5.  The walks, given by volunteers are free and go ahead rain or shine usually lasting 60-90 minutes.  The schedule of the walks including locations and

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Free Activities During the Whole Month of April!

Free Activities During the Whole Month of April!

April is Kingston Gets Active Month! There are lots of FREE activities for every age during the entire month of April.  Look for the ‘family symbol’ indicating activities open to the whole family.   Free activities include hiking, swimming, boxing, fencing, DancePlay, martial arts, skating, fitness classes, tennis, ringette, open houses, community events

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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?  Thanks to the Ontario Trillium Foundation, Kingston Gets Active is offering FREE 1.5 hour workshops!  Children ages 0-6 are welcome to join you.

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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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