Kingston March Break Activities Announced

Published on: 2014/03/03 - in Featured Releases

* UPDATE: Click here for March Break 2016 activities *

In search of activities to explore during 2014’s March Break?  The City of Kingston is offering these camps, daily swims, skates and shinny to keep families active.

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

Register for the camps at CityofKingston.ca/ecity or in person at: Beechgrove Complex Recreation Centre, 51 Heakes Lane.

Extended Supervision is available for both camps at $6 a day (7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.). See CityofKingston.ca/recreation for costs associated with drop-in activities.

PA DAY CAMP

The City is offering Games Galore PA Day Camp on Friday, March 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For $31, your child can enjoy board and video games, sports, crafts and a swim.

MARCH BREAK CAMP

Action-packed day camp running from March 10 to 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. combining daily crafts, sports and theme days. The cost is $31 a day, per child. On Friday, March 14, the camp takes a trip to the Boiler Room climbing gym (for an additional $12.50 per child).

PUBLIC SKATING

– Friday, March 7 at the INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Rd., from 12:30 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.
– Friday, March 7 at Centre 70, 100 Days Rd. from 7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
– Saturday, March 8 at the INVISTA Centre, from 2 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
– Sunday, March 9 at the Memorial Centre, 303 York St., from 12 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
– Monday, March 10 at the INVISTA Centre, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:20 p.m.
– Tuesday, March 11 at the INVISTA Centre, from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
– Tuesday, March 11 at Centre 70, from 4 p.m. to 4:50 p.m.
– Wednesday, March 12 at the Memorial Centre, 303 York St. from 4 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
– Thursday, March 13 at Centre 70, from 4 p.m. to 4:50 p.m.
– Friday, March 14 at Centre 70, from 7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
– Saturday, March 15 at the INVISTA Centre, from 2 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
– Sunday, March 16 at the Memorial Centre, from 12 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

SUPERVISED YOUTH SHINNY HOCKEY

Full hockey equipment required.

– Monday, March 10 at the INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Rd: ages 7 to 9, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m., and ages 10 to12 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.
– Tuesday, March 11 at the INVISTA Centre: ages 7 to 9, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. and ages 10 to 12, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.
– Wednesday, March 12 at the Memorial Centre, 303 York St: ages 7 to 9 from 1 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. and ages 10 to 12 from 2 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.
– Thursday, March 13 at the INVISTA Centre: ages 7 to 9, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m., and ages 10 to 12, from 1:30 p.m. to 1:50 p.m.
– Friday, March 14 at the INVISTA Centre ages: 7 to 9, from 12 p.m. to 12:50 p.m. and ages 10 to12, from 2 p.m. to 2:50 p.m.

PARENT & TOT SKATING/SHINNY HOCKEY (split the ice)

March 10 to 14 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)

Sundays, March 9 and 16 at the INVISTA Centre, from 11 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.

DROP-IN TO THE INVISTA FITNESS AND WELLNESS CENTRE

March 10 to 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the INVISTA Fitness and Wellness Centre is an active zone for 7 to 15 year olds who want to get moving and have fun – try the recumbent bikes, Wii stations and PS3. Youths 10 to 15 can check out the weight circuit after a brief orientation. Don’t forget

Grade 9 students: use your ActivPass to get in the Fitness Centre free.
Note: Youth ages 7 to 9 require on-site supervision by a legal guardian.

GET IN A SWIM AT BEECHGROVE

Beechgrove Complex Recreation Centre, 51 Heakes Lane

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

If you plan to getting to any of these activities by bus, check out the City’s Trip Planner Resource.

UPDATE – also check out Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo at the Frontenac Mall on Friday and Saturday

 

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