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City adds public skate times to help beat the heat

August 19, 2015 -

Heat wave special!  The City has added public skate times to help you beat the heat this week.

Skate 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19 to Friday, Aug. 21 at the INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Rd. (regular rates apply).

Find other INVISTA Centre skating opportunities and rate details at: www.CityofKingston.ca/residents/recreation/programs/skating

You can also beat the heat at:

  • Tomlinson Aqua Park, 303 York St.  Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. daily. It has a lazy river, tot pool and spray features!
  • Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, 382 Bagot St. It has two pools. Find a program or drop-in time that works for you at www.cityofkingston.ca/aquatics

Splash pads are open 9 a.m. to dusk at:

  • Bert Meunier Park, 739 Augusta Dr.
  • City Park, 33 Bagot St.
  • Lake Ontario Park, 920 King St. W.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York St.
  • Ronald Lavallee Park, 53 Fourth Ave.
  • Shannon Park, 199 Wilson St.

Wading pools are open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at:

  • McBurney Park, 167 Ordnance St.
  • Victoria Park, 487 Brock St.

Plan your bus trip with Google Transit: www.kingstontransit.ca/tripplanner

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it was named a Top 7 Smart Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality - - ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future.  Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

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Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, communications officer, 613-546-4291, ext. 3116, or call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.