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Active Transportation Gets You Moving in Kingston

Active Transportation Gets You Moving in Kingston

  The Kingston Coalition for Active Transportation (KCAT) has just published their first newsletter.  It is filled with all the ways that active transportation is being encouraging in Kingston and ways for you to get involved in the movement. Active Transportation refers to any form of human powered travel:  walking,

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Using Exercise to Prevent Falls

Using Exercise to Prevent Falls

You may already know that regular physical activity can help you remain strong and healthy – but did you also know that the strength and balance skills you gain will also help you prevent falls as you age? Now that the winter months are here, sidewalks and

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6 Tips for Having an Active Winter

6 Tips for Having an Active Winter

Even though it’s cold outside, you can still find ways to get active.  Here are some of Kingston Gets Active’s tips for having an active winter season! Take the stairs! One of the easiest ways to stay active year round is to forget the elevator and take

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Staying Active in Winter

Staying Active in Winter

Staying active in the winter has never been so easy! Love the outdoors? Skating, skiing, snowman-building, fort-making, walking or hiking are great ways to enjoy the winter weather and involve the entire family. Is shoveling the extent of your outdoor fix? Don’t forget about the many indoor

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Cycle Kingston Seeking Board Members

If are you interested in seeing more people riding bicycles, and riding them safely, consider joining Cycle Kingston’s Board of Directors. Cycle Kingston, a not-for-profit registered charity, is looking to expand its volunteer Board of Directors to help meet the growing demands of their organization. Each year

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Winter 2017 Newsletter–Staying Active & On Your Feet

Our Winter 2017 Kingston Gets Active Newsletter is here! Read about staying active and on your feet this winter; a Physical Literacy Workshop in Kingston last Dec, 2016; and some upcoming winter community events. Community events include: Winter Carnival February 4, 2017 from 12-3 pm Location:  Molly Brant Public

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Free Lacrosse Coaching Clinic

Here’s your chance to become a certified Lacrosse Coach! This opportunity is hosted by Right To Play Kingston. The FREE clinic will certify up to 30 individuals to become Canadian Lacrosse Coaches by the National Coaching Certification Program. It is happening this Sunday January 15th, 2017 from 8:30am – 5:30pm in Room 506 in

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Physical Literacy Workshop Gets Kingston Moving

Physical Literacy Workshop Gets Kingston Moving

What is physical literacy? In December, 50 leaders from Kingston’s education, health, organized sport, and recreation sectors came together to participate in a workshop that focused on just that. It would sound all too familiar if I said that when learning to read, you start with your

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Thank you to our Funders!

Kingston Gets Active is a proud 2016 recipient of an RBC Learn to Play grant! The RBC Learn to Play Project provides grants to local organizations and community groups that are building the physical literacy of Canada’s kids and youth.  RBC Learn to Play Project grants are funded

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