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Grade 5 and 9 ActivPass Kicks Off September 23, 2019

Grade 5 and 9 ActivPass Kicks Off September 23, 2019

September 1, 2019 Kingston, ON – Kingston Gets Active is excited to launch another year of the Grade 5 and 9 ActivPass. Starting on September 23, 2019 through August 31, 2020, the ActivPass will provide grade 5 and 9 students FREE access to many recreation facilities at

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Get Active for FREE during September

Get Active for FREE during September

Kingston Gets Active Month is back in September 2019! Check out the calendar of FREE events being offered by 19 Community sport and recreation providers.  There is something for every age. Try something new or just get out and get moving:  archery, cheerleading, swimming, boxing, fitness classes,

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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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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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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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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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Join the 7 Day Youth Challenge March 11-17

Calling all Youth:  Join the Kingston Aboriginal Youth Council’s 7-day healthy living challenge, where each day you practice a different way to be healthy. Keep track of your activities for a chance to win some awesome prizes, which will be given out at an ending event with

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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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Free Karate Trial Classes for Children & Youth

Free Karate Trial Classes for Children & Youth

Free trial Karate classes are being offered by the City as part of Kingston Gets Active Month.  Parent and Child karate runs from 6-6:30pm.  Youth Karate runs from 6:30-7pm. Date:  Wed, Sept 20 Where:  Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, 382 Bagot St. (corner of Montreal and Ordinanace St)

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