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Grade 5 and 9 ActivPass Kicks Off September 23, 2019

Grade 5 and 9 ActivPass Kicks Off September 23, 2019

September 1, 2019 Kingston, ON – Kingston Gets Active is excited to launch another year of the Grade 5 and 9 ActivPass. Starting on September 23, 2019 through August 31, 2020, the ActivPass will provide grade 5 and 9 students FREE access to many recreation facilities at

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Get Active for FREE during September

Get Active for FREE during September

Kingston Gets Active Month is back in September 2019! Check out the calendar of FREE events being offered by 19 Community sport and recreation providers.  There is something for every age. Try something new or just get out and get moving:  archery, cheerleading, swimming, boxing, fitness classes,

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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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Celebrate Parents in Sport Week

Celebrate Parents in Sport Week

Parents in Sport Week is an opportunity to celebrate the tremendously valuable role that parents play in sport. From driving kids to practices and games, preparing team snacks, organizing events, and providing a listening and supportive ear, parents play an essential role in supporting children in sport.

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Play-Streets Get Neighbours Outdoors

Play-Streets Get Neighbours Outdoors

Play-Streets are temporary street openings that provide a safer space for kids and adults to be physically active while building community.  Play-Streets is a world-wide movement, finding success in Bristol, UK;Toronto; Seattle; and Los Angeles. Kingston Gets Active hosted two pilot Play-Streets during April’s Kingston Gets Active Month. Residents

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Play-Streets Come to Kingston

Have you ever thought about opening your neighbourhood street so kids can play?  You can find out by dropping by Charles St on Sunday April 29 from 3-5pm. What is a Play-Street? Play-Streets are temporary street openings that provide a safer space for kids and adults to

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April is Kingston Gets Active Month

Have you heard about Kingston Gets Active Month? During the month of April, local sports and recreation organizations host FREE activities across Kingston! What have you been thinking about trying lately? Perhaps you’ve always wanted to try your hand at swimming, martial arts or a group fitness class.

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Apply to Open Your Street for Play

Have you ever thought about opening your neighbourhood street so kids can play?  Well, here’s your opportunity!  Kingston Gets Active is offering a chance to apply for a mini-grant that allows successful applicants to open their street for play on a day of their choice during Kingston

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Get Kids Active With These 3 Easy Activity Videos

Parents and caregivers can try our 3 activity videos with their kids at home or outdoors!  Under our Resources tab on the website, you will find ActivKids (formally known as Play Library).  You will find many activity ideas, including 3 videos to get kids having fun while

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