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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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Tips for Staying Active This Winter

Tips for Staying Active This Winter

Take the stairs as much as possible to make up for lost active time outdoors. Try at-home workouts such as body weight exercises, yoga and stretching. Download an online app, or check out a work-out video out from the library. Embrace the cold and go skating, skiing,

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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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Sunrise & Sunset Drop-in Fitness

The City of Kingston is running its Sunrise & Sunset Drop-in Fitness program until August 24! It is a FREE outdoor fitness program for all ages. There’s still time to get out there and try a class!

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Downtown Kingston Offers an Active Summer

Downtown Kingston Offers an Active Summer

Getting active in Kingston is easy when you think about all of Kingston’s great features:  our very own Lake Ontario, beautiful city parks, free splash pads, nature trails, cycling paths, an express bus route that lets you get around town without having to drive or park, and

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Youth Week in Kingston: Free Activities!

Youth Week in Kingston:  Free Activities!

From May 1-7, Kingston youth can take advantage of loads of FREE activities!  Most of the activities are for youth ages 13-24. Some of the FREE active opportunities include: Open gym time at Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, 3pm-5pm daily Leisure Swims at Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, Thursday

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Jane’s Walks: A Weekend Full of Free Walks for All

This year’s Jane’s Walks are an eclectic mix of the old and the new, of neighbourhoods and campuses.  Imagine the war ships that were built on RMC’s grounds, once the dockyard of the Royal Navy.  As you walk along Bagot St. hear the oral histories recorded by

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KGA Month

Free activities all month long!

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Grades 5 & 9 ActivPass

Use your student card for FREE access to recreation facilities across Kingston and area!

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ActivKids

Find fun activities and resources to get young children active at home!

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Pedometer Lending Program

Walk your way to fitness!

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Discover Phyical Literacy

Did you know that physical literacy is as important as reading, writing and arithmetic?

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