Kingston Family Day Activities Include Dancing, Skating, Fitness and More

in Releases by

Girls Skating

Looking for fun opportunities for Family Day? Plan to dance, make art, swim, skate (free at the INVISTA Centre) and get fit together at a City facility.

Kingston Transit reminds families that kids 12 and under ride FREE every day. Plan your family bus trip with Google Transit.

Here is the City of Kingston’s activity, program and service schedule for Family Day, Monday, Feb. 20:


Have active Family Day fun at The Tett Centre, 370 King St. W., Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, 382 Bagot St. and the INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Rd.

Unless otherwise indicated, drop-in fees apply. Grade 5s and 9s swim or skate for FREE with ActivPass.

Enjoy The Tett Centre Artstravaganza, 370 King St. W. – Go to for details on these activities. All activities are by donation unless otherwise indicated.

– Dawn Shaker Dance Birthday Party – a 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. dance party. Shake up your family’s wake-up in the Malting Tower and enjoy music by My Kinda DJ and treat service available from the Juniper Café.
– “Tread on It” T-Shirt printing workshop with Jeff Mann ($5 registration required). Every half hour starting at 10 a.m. till noon.
– Kingston Immigration Partners Multi-Cultural Arts Fest from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Rehearsal Hall;
– Kids Creativity Club – drop in to the Activity Room from 1 to 3 p.m.;
– The Snow Maiden and more performed by The Kingston School of Dance at 2 p.m. in the Malting Tower.
– Gem Trees and Wrapped Rings with the Kingston Lapidary and Mineral Club (eight spaces available per workshop) – Gem Trees 10 a.m. to noon (for 8-14 year-olds). Wrapped Rings 1 to 3 p.m. (for 9-15 year-olds).

Article continues after ad

Swim at the Artillery Park Aquatic Centre:

– 10:30 to 11:25 a.m. – Family Aqua Fit (10 years+)
– 11:30 a.m. to 1:25 p.m. – Lane & Family Swim
– 1:30 to 3:25 p.m. – Leisure Swim
– 3:30 to 4:25 p.m. – Parent and Tot Swim (leisure pool)
– 3:30 to 4:25 p.m. – Swim Sports (Vicki Keith Pool)
– 5 to 6:25 p.m. – Lane and Family Swim
– 6:30 to 7:25 p.m. – Aqua fit (Vicki Keith Pool)
– 6:30 to 7:25 p.m. – Leisure Swim (leisure pool)

Skate at the INVISTA Centre:

– Parent & Tot Skating – 10:30 to 11:50 a.m.
– FREE public skating, hot chocolate, snacks and fun! – 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kingston Transit rink.
– Parent & Tot Stick & Puck – 2 to 2:50 p.m.

Work out at a City fitness centre:

Drop in to the INVISTA Fitness & Wellness Centre (6 a.m. to 6 p.m.) or the Artillery Park Aquatic Centre (10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.).

– Fitness members at the INVISTA Fitness & Wellness Centre can bring a friend for FREE on Family Day (call 613-546-4291, ext. 1891 for details)
– Grade 9 ActivPass holders enjoy FREE Fit Zone access all day at the INVISTA Centre.

Release source: City of Kingston | Image source: Wikipedia