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Find new ways to be active - for free - during Kingston Gets Active

August 29, 2019 -

The City of Kingston is one of many community organizations offering FREE activities in September as part of Kingston Gets Active Month.

"Finding a new ways to get active is what Kingston Gets Active Month is all about. Discover a new sport, explore your active living options and have free fun with family and friends," says Niamh Nicholas, fitness and wellness program coordinator.

Kingston Gets Active month activities include fencing, martial arts, paddling, bouldering, swimming, Pilates, skating and kickboxing. While all the activities are free, some require participants to RSVP, so it is a good idea to plan ahead.

From Sept. 3 to 30, explore the free community-offered activities at www.KingstonGetsActive.ca or "Like" Kingston Gets Active on Facebook to receive daily updates on free activities being offered.

Grade 5 and 9 students are reminded that their ActivPass offers them free access to City recreational facilities all year long. To get in, Grade 5 students can show their ActivPass and Grade 9 students can show their student identification card.

Kingston Gets Active increases awareness of and access to physical activities in Kingston, which seeks to improve the quality of sport and physical activity in Kingston. Find out more at www.KingstonGetsActive.ca.

Fostering healthy citizens and vibrant spaces is a strategic priority of Kingston city council.