Posts Tagged physical activity

Too Cold to Walk? Try Indoor Walking!

The winter cold is upon us, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up your walking routine.  Walk On is a FREE, drop-in, indoor walking program offered at six locations in KFL&A. Walk On provides a safe, social, and accessible environment for people of all ages

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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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Grade 5 and 9 ActivPass Kicks off Today with Free Activities

Grade 5 and 9 ActivPass Kicks off Today with Free Activities

The Grade 5 and 9 ActivPass starts today, September 24, 2018!  Grade 5 students receive their ActivPass at their school. Grade 9 students can either use their school student ID card or they can ask their front office for an ActivPass card. The ActivPass grants FREE access

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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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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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Spring 2018 Events to Get You Moving

Spring 2018 Events to Get You Moving

Looking for something fun to get you moving?  There are some great events happening in Kingston. Jane’s Walks May 4-6.  Seventeen Walks are being offered.  Free for all.  Check the Jane’s Walks website for more info. Spring Fun Fair May 12, 12-3pm at the new Rideau Heights Community

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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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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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