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Learn to teach active living at Play for Life Summit
September 9, 2015 –
The City of Kingston and Canadian Sport for Life Kingston (CS4L Kingston) invite those involved in the health, education, sports, recreation and childcare sectors to this year's Play for Life Summit from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 6 at the Ambassador Hotel, 1550 Princess St.
The summit discusses and promotes quality physical activity and implementation of physical literacy in Kingston. The theme for this year's summit is "Building a healthy, active community."
The Summit will feature three keynote presentations, 24 active workshops, a networking café and a physical activity marketplace. The workshops cover these topics and more: concussion awareness; physical literacy strategies and activities; recreation programs for persons with a disability; physical activity for older adults; daily physical activities ideas; preventing injuries in young athletes; and healthy eating and active living guidelines for childcare.
"We had hundreds of people at last year's summit. It was huge success and a great networking opportunity for our community," says Lynda Breen, the City's supervisor, recreation programs.
To register and to find full summit details, go to www.cs4lkingston.com/play-for-life-summit.
CS4L Kingston is a local initiative that seeks to improve the quality of sport and physical activity in Kingston. The organization believes that the working relationship between health, sport, education and recreation directly relates to the health of our community. It works to enhance collaboration within and across sectors, foster the integration of physical literacy concepts and actively increase opportunities for lifelong participation in play, physical activity and sport.
About the City of Kingston
The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 120,000 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. Our vision – to become Canada's most sustainable city – focusses our efforts on: environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality.
Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.
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.