In this edition, find out more about:

  • September Kingston Gets Active Month
  • Grade 5 and 9 ActivPass
  • Become a Volunteer Ambassador
  • New Event:  Park Run Kingston
  • Other Sept events not to miss
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Kingston Gets Active Month Happens All September 
Kingston Gets Active Month is back in September 2019! Check out the calendar of FREE events being offered by 19 Community sport and recreation providers.  There is something for every age.  

Download the September 2019 Kingston Gets Active Month Calendar, or pick up a copy at Artillery Park Aquatic Centre or from participating organizations.
For more information, check our facebook page or the Kingston Gets Active Month webpage.  Check the webpage for newly added activities and updates.

Kingston Gets Active Month Calendar
Grade 5 and 9 ActivPass Begins Sept 23

Grade 5 and 9 ActivPass 

Kingston Gets Active is excited to launch another year of the Grade 5 and 9 ActivPass. Starting on September 23, 2019 through August 31, 2020, the ActivPass will provide grade 5 and 9 students FREE access to many recreation facilities at designated times to swim, skate and use the gym! This initiative is made possible by many community partners and local facilities.  READ MORE...
Seeking Volunteer Physical Activity Ambassadors
Are you passionate about leading an active lifestyle?  Want to motivate and inform others about becoming more active? Sign up to be a Kingston Gets Active Volunteer Ambassador!  

Ambassadors attend community events, give presentations, lead fit breaks, and help out in so many other ways.  A free training will be offered October  8 & 10. Check our website for more information, for an application form, or to get in touch.
Try Park Run- Free every Saturday!

Want to get active outside but don’t know where to start? Break out your sneakers, join Breakwater Parkrun Kingston and get active with us!  It's FREE!

Parkrun is a free community 5 km run/walk event held every single week on Saturday at 9 AM at Breakwater Park. Parkrun is a worldwide community of 6 million runners ... READ MORE


Scarecrow Festival 
Scarecrow Festival will be held on Saturday September 28 from 12-3pm at the Kingston Community Health Centre (263 Weller Ave). Free BBQ and fun activities for the whole family.  Come and introduce yourself to our KGA Ambassadors.
For more information, contact Stephanie at
Frontenac Arch Biosphere Network FAB Trails Festival
Come celebrate our incredible Frontenac hiking, biking & paddling network.  The event will be held at Charleston Lake from 11am-4pm on Saturday, Sept 28.  All ages are welcome.  This is a Kingston Gets Active Month event.

The Frontenac Arch Biosphere Network is a volunteer led non-profit organization responsible for maintaining the UNESCO biosphere reserve designation since 2002.  

For more information:,, 613-659-4824
Thank you, Kingston Gets Active Summer Students!
Thank you to Julia and Alice for doing an amazing job representing Kingston Gets Active this summer.  Here they are at the Princess Street Promenade with our YMCA partners.  Our heartfelt thanks go out to both of them!
Want to become a volunteer ambassador for Kingston Gets Active this year? Email us at
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Mailing Address
Kingston Gets Active Coordinator
28 Division Street,
Kingston, ON  K7L 3N6

Phone (613) 533-6000 x79178

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