Posts Tagged outdoors

A Backpack to Get You Back on Track!

A Backpack to Get You Back on Track!

KFPL, in partnership with the County of Frontenac, Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority and Ontario Parks, is making it easier for you to get out and get active this summer! Backpacks including day passes to various parks with field guides are available at all branches of KFPL. Packs

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Breaking Ground at Breakwater Park

Breaking Ground at Breakwater Park

Want to get active outside but don’t know where to start? Break out your sneakers, join Breakwater parkrun Kingston and get active with us! Parkrun is a free community 5 km run/walk event held every single week on Saturday at 9 AM. Parkrun is a worldwide community

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Cycling Week in Kingston June 3-9, 2018

Cycling Week in Kingston June 3-9, 2018

Cycling Week in Kingston happens from June 3 to 9.    “Roll-in” breakfasts happen every week day at various locations.   You can also cycle with the mayor, attend a documentary screening of bicycle stories from Cuba, drop in to a bicycle-themed art show at Martello Alley,

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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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Top 5 Places to Walk, Run, or Wheel in Kingston

Top 5 Places to Walk, Run, or Wheel in Kingston

As a Queen’s University student, Kingston resident, and avid runner for the past 10 years, I’ve spent a good deal of time acquainting myself with local trails, paths, and walkways. After a long winter, I’m always excited to go off-roading as soon as the snow melts. To

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Make the Most of the Outdoors with These Helpful Tips

With the winter weather behind us and spring finally in the air, there’s no better reason to get outside and get active in the Kingston community. Whether you walk, run, cycle, or wheel, make the most of the outdoors by planning ahead to avoid nasty springtime allergens

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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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