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What To Do Post-Turkey Dinner

Enjoy the last few days of warm fall weather that is projected in the forecast and take advantage of the beautiful trails and parks Kingston has to offer!  The changing leaves are phenomenal this time of year.  For a list of trails and parks click here!

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Seeking Kingston Gets Active Volunteer Ambassadors

Kingston Gets Active is looking for volunteers who enjoy being physically active! Volunteers attend community events to share physical activity resources and encourage others to be physically active. A free training session is being offered Tuesday and Thursday, October 22nd and 24th from 6-9pm. For more information

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YMCA Campaign- Developing the Potential of Children

“You’re not the only one who thinks your kid is incredibly wonderful and special. We never met a kid whose potential we couldn’t see.” –       YMCA The YMCA recently launched a national campaign devoted to developing the potential of children.  The YMCA is a charitable organization dedicated

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New Page to Keep You Updated on Physical Literacy

Physical literacy comes from developing a wide variety of fundamental movement skills as a foundation for lifelong participation in activity, while strengthening the community sport and recreation sector by building capacity.  Check out the new Physical Literacy tab to see updates on physical literacy as well as for more

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Kingston Gets Active Fall Newsletter Hot Off the Press!

For more ideas on how to get active this Fall, take a peak at our latest Kingston Gets Active Newsletter.  It includes tips for staying active every day of the week, exciting events related to physical activity happening right here in Kingston, information related to physical literacy, the ActivPass,

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Free Grade 9 and 10 Bus Pass a go for 2013-2014!

The city will renew its Grade 9 bus pass system this fall and extend the free rides to include Grade 10 students in Kingston. Last September, the city issued 648 passes to Grade 9 students, which resulted in students taking more than 28,000 bus trips. Current Grade 9

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Family Wednesdays and More at Doug Fluhrer Park

The Friends of Kingston Inner Harbour group has announced some great events for summer fun during the month of July:  Family Wednesdays; Doggie Meet and Greets; and Yoga for Rowers all happen in Doug Fluhrer Park (located at the end of Wellington St near downtown).   1)

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Take a Summer Hike

Summer is an ideal time of year to get out walking and hiking.  Kingston and Area is filled with countless beautiful places to explore.  Check out our Walking Page for walking resources, walking groups, and trail maps of the region. Looking to hike with a group?  The Rideau Trail

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Kingston Gets Active Summer Newsletter is here!

For more ideas on how to get active this Summer, check out our latest Kingston Gets Active Newsletter.  It’s filled with great ideas on how to get yourself, your friends and your family active this summer, including updates from Kingston Gets Active and our partners, FREE active happenings

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Volunteer with Kingston Gets Active Today!

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer Physical Activity Ambassador for Kingston Gets Active?  Now is your chance!  We are recruiting volunteers to act as Walking School Bus Leaders at three local schools, to deliver presentations on physical activity and/or to attend events to promote the importance

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