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Sport & Recreation Providers–Register for KGA Month by June 30, 2018

Sport & Recreation Providers–Register for KGA Month by June 30, 2018

Calling all Sport and Recreation Providers!  Here’s your last chance to take advantage of a free promotional opportunity.  Just offer a free activity, event, or open house during September’s Kingston Gets Active Month, and you will be added to the Kingston Gets Active Month calendar.  Applications are

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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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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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Love the Snow? Get Outdoors with these Adapted Winter Activities

Love the Snow? Get Outdoors with these Adapted Winter Activities

When the weather is cold and the snow starts to fall, we are often tempted to stay indoors with a hot beverage and a roaring fireplace. Despite the many barriers to mobility that are caused by snow and ice, there are also a number of outdoor activities

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Stay Warm and Indoors with Adapted Winter Sports!

Stay Warm and Indoors with Adapted Winter Sports!

Many of us would agree that getting around outdoors in the winter is a lot more fun when wearing a pair of snowshoes, skis, or skates. And if you use mobility equipment, such as a wheelchair or walker, winter wheeling or walking can be especially difficult –

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Discover Phyical Literacy

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