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Variety of March Break Activities Offered

March 7, 2013 -

So many things to do, so little time… an action packed day camp plus daily swims, skates, and shinny are all being offered by the City over March Break. Bookmark www.CityofKingston.ca/Programs to keep the list of activities handy during the week.

Below is a schedule of activities to help residents plan their week.

March Break Camp

An action-packed day camp running from March 11 to 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. combining  daily swims, games, crafts, sports and theme days for children 6 to 12 years-old at Beechgrove Complex Recreation Centre. The cost is $30 a day.  Extended Supervision is available for $5.75 a day (7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.). Register at www.cityofkingston.ca/ecity or in person at: Beechgrove Complex Recreation Centre, 51 Heakes Lane or the INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Rd.

Public Skating

Cost: Child (12 and under) $2.50 Student (13-17 years)/Senior (65+) $3, Adult $3.75. Grade 5 & 9 students: flash your ActivPass to get in free www.kingstongetsactive.ca

  • Saturday, March 9 at the INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Rd., from 2 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 10 at the Memorial Centre, 303 York St., from12 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
  • Monday, March 11 at the INVISTA Centre, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
  • Monday, March 11 at the INVISTA Centre, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:20 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 12 at the Memorial Centre, from 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m
  • Tuesday, March 12 at Centre 70, 100 Days Rd., from 4 p.m. to 4:50 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 13 at the INVISTA Centre, from 2 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 13 at the Memorial Centre, from 4 p.m. to 4:50 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 14 at the INVISTA Centre, from 2 p.m.to 3:45 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 14 at Centre 70, from 4 p.m. to 4:50 p.m.
  • Friday, March 15 at the INVISTA Centre, from 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
  • Friday, March 15 at Centre 70, from 7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 16 at the INVISTA Centre, from 2 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 17 at the Memorial Centre, from 12 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Supervised Youth Co-Ed Shinny Hockey

Full hockey equipment required. Cost: $7.25 per visit.

  • Monday, March 11 at the INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Rd. – ages 7 to 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m., and ages 10 to12 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 12 at the Memorial Centre, 303 York St. – ages 7 to 9, from 10 a.m. to 10:50 a.m., and ages 10 to 12, from 11 to 11:50 a.m.
  • Wednesday, March 13 at the INVISTA Centre – ages 7 to 9, from 12 p.m. to 12:50 p.m., and ages 10 to 12, from 1 p.m. to 1:50 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 14 at the Memorial Centre – ages 7 to 9, from 12 p.m. to 12:50 p.m., and ages 10 to 12, from 1 p.m. to 1:50 p.m.
  • Friday, March 15 at the INVISTA Centre – ages 7 to 9, from 10 a.m. to 10:50 a.m., and ages 10 to12, from 11 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.

Parent & Tot Skating/Shinny Hockey

(Split The Ice)

Cost: Tots age 6 and under $2.50, Seniors: $3, Adults $3.75

March 11 to 15 at the INVISTA Centre, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.

Tots must wear a helmet with screen and we recommend wearing hockey equipment.  Adults must wear a helmet when playing shinny.  Please bring your own rubber puck.  No hard pucks or strollers permitted on the ice.

Parent & Tot Skating

(no shinny hockey)

Cost: Tots age 6 and under $2.50, Seniors: $3, Adults $3.75

March 10 and 17 at the INVISTA Centre, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

The FITZONE at the INVISTA Fitness and Wellness Centre is an active zone for 7 to 15 year olds wanting to get active while having fun – game bikes, dance pads, wii stations, and a fitness circuit. Cost: $5.30 per visit. Children 7 to 9 must be accompanied by an adult (3:1 caregiver to child ratio).  Don't forget – grade 9 students use your ActivPass to get in the Fitness Centre free.

See www.cityofkingston.ca/fitness for more about the INVISTA Centre and Beechgrove Fitness Centres. 

Get In The Swim Of Things

Beechgrove Complex Recreation Centre - 51 Heakes Lane

Cost: Adult $4.90/person, Senior/Student $3.90, Children under 13 $2.50, Family $2.83/person

3:1 child to adult caregiver ratio applies to all children 9 yrs. and under.  Grade 5 & 9 students: flash your ActivPass to get in free. Toonie Swim – Tuesday, March 12 and Thursday, March 14 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Date Parent and Tot Leisure Swim Adult and Family Toonie Swim
March 9 2 – 4 p.m. 11:30 a.m. – 1:25 p.m.    
March 10 2 – 3 p.m. 11:30 a.m. – 1:25 p.m.    
March 11 9:45 – 10:15 a.m. 1:30 – 3 p.m.    
March 12 10 – 11 a.m. 1:30 – 3 p.m. 7:35 – 8:30 p.m. 6-7:30 p.m.
March 13 9:45 – 10:15 a.m. 1:30 – 3 p.m. 6 – 7:30 p.m.  
March 14 10 – 11 a.m. 1:30 – 3 p.m. 7:35 – 8:30 p.m. 6-7:30 p.m.
March 15 9:45 – 10:15 a.m. 1:30 – 3 p.m.    
March 16   2 - 4 p.m. 11:30 a.m. - 1:25 p.m.  
March 17   2 - 3 p.m.  11:30 a.m. - 1:25 p.m.  

 

Plan to get there by bus: www.cityofkingston.ca/tripplanner

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