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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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December 10th- Free All Ages Canada 150 Skating Event at the K-Rock Centre

‘  Have you or anyone you know ever wondered what it would be like to skate in a large arena?  This is your chance as Kingston Gets Active is partnering with the City of Kingston in hosting the Canada 150 Free Skating Event which will take place

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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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Local Teachers Get a Lesson in Physical Literacy

Local Teachers Get a Lesson in Physical Literacy

On Monday, September 18, 2017, local teachers and students  learned how easy it is to incorporate physical literacy into the classroom to get students more active.  Ted Temertzoglou and Shelley Mulrooney lead 50 teachers and 20 students in 2 half-day workshops.  Have a look at this Global

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Free Karate Trial Classes for Children & Youth

Free Karate Trial Classes for Children & Youth

Free trial Karate classes are being offered by the City as part of Kingston Gets Active Month.  Parent and Child karate runs from 6-6:30pm.  Youth Karate runs from 6:30-7pm. Date:  Wed, Sept 20 Where:  Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, 382 Bagot St. (corner of Montreal and Ordinanace St)

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7 Events to Get You Active In September

September is a great time to get active… the weather is often beautiful and it’s a great time to try something new to get yourself and your family active.  Here are 6 ways to get active in September 2017: Kingston Gets Active Month:  Free activities all month

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Swim for Kids in Lake Ontario

Swim for Kids in Lake Ontario

Saturday, August 19, 2017 marks the 1st Annual Swim for Kids. This 1.5 km and 3 km,  open water swim in beautiful Lake Ontario will be held at Richardson Beach.  The swim is open to swimmers aged 11+ of all abilities and provides a healthy way to

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New Skate Park to Open May 3

New Skate Park to Open May 3

From the Kingston Whig Standard: KINGSTON – After seven years of painstaking effort, the 8,000-sq.-ft. Shannon Park Skate Park will finally be hosting a grand opening celebration on Wednesday. Gillian Moss, of the Community Response to Neighbourhood Concern (CRNC), was part of the team that made the

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Jane’s Walks: A Weekend Full of Free Walks for All

This year’s Jane’s Walks are an eclectic mix of the old and the new, of neighbourhoods and campuses.  Imagine the war ships that were built on RMC’s grounds, once the dockyard of the Royal Navy.  As you walk along Bagot St. hear the oral histories recorded by

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KGA Month

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Grades 5 & 9 ActivPass

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ActivKids

Find fun activities and resources to get young children active at home!

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Pedometer Lending Program

Walk your way to fitness!

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Discover Phyical Literacy

Did you know that physical literacy is as important as reading, writing and arithmetic?

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