Posts Tagged physical activity

Jane’s Walks in Kingston- May 3-5, 2019

Jane’s Walks in Kingston- May 3-5, 2019

Celebrate five years of Jane’s Walk in Kingston by joining one of the 14 neighbourhood walks over the weekend of May 3-5.  The walks, given by volunteers are free and go ahead rain or shine usually lasting 60-90 minutes.  The schedule of the walks including locations and

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Free Activities During the Whole Month of April!

Free Activities During the Whole Month of April!

April is Kingston Gets Active Month! There are lots of FREE activities for every age during the entire month of April.  Look for the ‘family symbol’ indicating activities open to the whole family.   Free activities include hiking, swimming, boxing, fencing, DancePlay, martial arts, skating, fitness classes, tennis, ringette, open houses, community events

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Free Parent Workshops to Get Your Kids Moving

Are you a parent of a child who is 0-6 years old?  Looking for some fun ideas to get them more active both indoors and outdoors?  Thanks to the Ontario Trillium Foundation, Kingston Gets Active is offering FREE 1.5 hour workshops!  Children ages 0-6 are welcome to join you.

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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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