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Offer input on how City's ice and sports fields are allocated

November 16, 2017 -

The City of Kingston is reviewing the facility allocation policies that regulate how time at its ice surfaces and sports fields is distributed amongst community groups, teams and residents. 

"We know that there is interest in reviewing these policies to ensure they are fair and easy to understand and meet the needs of youth, teams and residents," says Jeremy Hele, supervisor, customer services and administrative services.

Community groups and other facility users are invited to offer their input at an open house at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 23 at the INVISTA Centre in meeting rooms A, B and C. Drafts of the updated policies will be available for review and feedback at the meeting.

Staff may use input to help shape a number of regulations in these policies, including those regarding:

  • Inclement weather
  • Season start and end dates
  • Cancellations and amendments

The Ice Allocation Policy and the Sports Field Allocation Policy were last revised in 2010. See the existing policies at www.CityofKingston.ca/residents/recreation/facilities/bookings.

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. 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 call the communications and customer experience department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.