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City's summer activities showcased in new recreation and leisure YouTube video

June 21, 2016 -

See how much fun it is to learn a new sport, play a round of golf, attend a festival and cool off at Tomlinson Aqua Park in The City of Kingston's newest recreation and leisure video. Showcasing the many ways to get active and enjoy summer in the city, the two-minute video can be watched at on the City of Kingston's YouTube channel.

"We wanted to show residents that Kingston offers something to everyone in the summer. There are camps and the Neighbourhood Parks Programs for youth, low-impact sports and fitness programs for seniors and many free concerts and events," says Luke Follwell, director of recreation and leisure. 

He notes that the short video is also an easy way to tour the City's parks and facilities.

"By watching the video, you'll get to see the redesigned holes at Belle Park, how accessible our new splash pads are and how City staff make it easy to register for summer programs," says Follwell.

The video, featuring City staff and recreational facilities, offers a high-level look at:

  • Aquatic facilities and splash pads
  • Upcoming festivals and events
  • Program and facility news and updates
  • Opportunities to offer input on park development

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