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TGIF Family Fridays in the PARK

Every Friday in July there will be fun activities taking place in Doug Fluhrer Park. Come for the activities and bring a picnic for after! All are welcome, and kids are not required! See the schedule below: FRIDAY, JULY 3: 5 – 6 PM: Barefoot Players “All the World is a Stage” followed by drama

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Kingston Sport & Social Club – One KGA Ambassador’s Experience

By Katharine Wattie, Kingston Gets Active Ambassador “Recess for Adults… Just Play” – that is the tag line of the Kingston Sport & Social Club (KSSC) and I have to say that from my experience it lives up to that and more!  I moved to Kingston just

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The Biggest Risk is Keeping Kids Indoors – ParticipACTION Report Card

The 2015 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth has just been released! It is the most comprehensive assessment of the current state of physical activity for children and youth in Canada. For the first time, the Report Card takes a stand on play

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Get Moving at the Skeleton Park Music Festival

The Skeleton Park Music Festival runs through Sunday June 21, offering several opportunities to get out and get moving. Tuesday June 16—Try a stilt walking workshop at Skeleton Park (McBurney Park) at 6:30pm.  Presented by Kingston Stilters.  Backup at Boys & Girls Club on Bagot.  Tickets:  $15, registration

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The Family Fun Day is Coming up!

The Family Fun Day is an outdoor event that is happening this Saturday, June 13th, from 10:00am to 1:00pm at the Tugwood Park (just across the street from the Métis Nation of Ontario offices, at 629 Division Street in Kingston). There will be lots of fun activities for children and youth and for those young

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Get Your Bike and Come to the Kingston Cycling Festival!

The Kingston Cycling Festival is happening on Sunday June 14th, from 11am – 2pm, at Rogers K-Rock Centre. This event will feature an opportunity to ride inside and outside the Rogers K-Rock Centre and teach adults and children about cycling safety and how to ride with confidence.

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Join the YMCA for the Healthy Kids Day!

This Sunday, June 7th, is the YMCA Healthy Kids Day! This is a free community event that celebrates and promotes the healthy growth and development of children and families. The YMCA will be offering 15 active living activity/information stations. Some of them are: gymnatics with Loyalist Gymnastics Club,

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Our 2015 Summer Newsletter is Full of Active Ideas

The 2015 Kingston Gets Active Summer Newsletter is here!  Have a look at this issue for lots of great ideas on getting active this summer.   You can find information on Cycling Week and the Commuter Challenge occurring this week (through June7); the YMCA Healthy Kids Day

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Head to Lake Ontario to Watch CORK–Kingston’s Sailing Festival

Over 2400 sailors from 61 countries are expected to race from Portsmouth Olympic Harbour on Lake Ontario in 2015.   Throughout the summer, CORK is hosting the Laser Standard Men’s World Championships (June 29-July 8), the Laser Master World Championships (July 10-18) and the Laser Radial Youth

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Get Ready for the Commuter Challenge and the Kingston Cycling Festival!

The Commuter Challenge will be happening in Kingston during the week of May 31-June 6. It is a friendly competition between Canadian cities and workplaces that encourages Canadians to leave their cars at home and use active and sustainable transportation, such as walking, cycling, transit, carpooling, vanpooling

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