Posts Tagged children

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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September is Kingston Gets Active Month: Free Activities for all

September is Kingston Gets Active Month: Free Activities for all

Get active during September 2018 Kingston Gets Active Month!  17 sport and recreation providers are offering over 100 FREE opportunities.  There is something for every age.  Try something new or just get out and get moving:  soccer for kids, trampoline, archery, cheerleading, cycle fit, badminton, swimming, boxing,

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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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Jane’s Walks This Weekend in Kingston- May 2-4

Jane’s Walks This Weekend in Kingston- May 2-4

From the Kingston Whig Standard, April 30, 2018 The Jane’s Walks are back in Kingston this upcoming weekend. “These are more than historical walking tours,” John Grenville, Jane’s Walk Kingston co-ordinator, said in a release. “This is a great way for people to find out more about

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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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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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