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Free outdoor fitness classes at City parks

Grab your water bottle and get active with the City of Kingston's free outdoor fitness classes, held Monday through Thursday at parks throughout the city

Swimming at Breakwater Park not recommended

July 15, 2016 - Attention, Kingston swimmers: KFL&A Public Health has posted a notice at Breakwater Park indicating swimming in that area is not recommended at this time. KFL&A Public...

Learn to be water smart during drowning prevention week

July 13, 2016 - The City of Kingston marks Drowning Prevention Week with water safety education activities at Tomlinson Aqua Park from July 16 to 22.   "Learning to swim is only...

See proposed improvements to Rotary Park driveway

July 12, 2016 - The City of Kingston is proposing improvements to the Rotary Park/Lemoine Point Conservation Area driveway to enhance safety related to traffic speed, parking, cycling and...

City to Celebrate The Tragically Hip with Live Stream Event

July 12, 2016 - The City of Kingston, in partnership with the Downtown Kingston BIA!,  Kingston Accommodation Partners and Kingston Police, will live-stream The Tragically Hip's ‘Man...

"…Each stone
older than human life. Our lives, that blow through
brief as weather, on the surface of these streets,
these rock shelves,
this old mountain…"

 – From the poem "Limestone" by Helen Humphreys, Kingston's
Poet Laureate.