Posts Tagged youth

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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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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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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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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7 Events to Get You Active In September

September is a great time to get active… the weather is often beautiful and it’s a great time to try something new to get yourself and your family active.  Here are 6 ways to get active in September 2017: Kingston Gets Active Month:  Free activities all month

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