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Try free KGA activities in April

March 22, 2016 -

The City of Kingston is one of many community organizations offering 151 FREE activities in April as part of Kingston Gets Active.

"Kingston Gets Active is about encouraging residents of all ages to try new ways to get moving and have fun doing it," says Lynda Breen, supervisor, recreation programs.

Try cheerleading, fencing, tennis, martial arts, fitness, gymnastics, yoga, dance, swimming, pickle ball and more!

During Kingston Gets Active, you can:

  • Explore the 151 free community-offered activities at www.KingstonGetsActive.ca  or "Like" Kingston Gets Active on Facebook to receive daily updates on free activities being offered.
  • Take the Kingston Gets Active Wellness Challenge for your chance to win an iPod Shuffle! Participate in the Wellness Challenge at www.KingstonGetsActive.ca and track your April wellness choices, including eating healthily, being mindful, connecting and getting active. 
  • Pick up a free Kingston Transit pass to help you get to activities at Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, 382 Bagot St.

Grade 5 & 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 is effort of Canadian Sport for Life Kingston, which seeks to improve the quality of sport and physical activity in Kingston. Find out more at www.CS4LKingston.com.

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. 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.

Twitter: @CityofKingston

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Media contact: For more information call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.