Kingston’s Family Day Activities Include Skating and Fitness

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The City of Kingston is suggesting a number of fun activities that are taking place on Family Day, Monday, February 19th:

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

Kingston Transit reminds families that kids 14 and under ride FREE every day. Plan your family bus trip with Google Transit: kingstontransit.ca/tripplanner.

Here is the City of Kingston’s activity, program and service schedule for Family Day, Monday, February 19:

Family Day Activities

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.

The Tett Centre is having a Family Day open house form 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy a variety of hands-on, interactive art experiences, music and performances throughout the building. All activities are by donation and some require pre-registration. Visit tettcentre.org for more information.

Unless otherwise indicated, drop-in fees apply. Grade 5s and 9s and skate for FREE with their ActivPass. Go to KingstonGetsActive.ca.

Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

In the pool:

– 10:30 – 11:25 a.m. – Family Aqua Fit (10 years+)
– 10:30 – 11:25 a.m. – Parent and Tot Swim
– 11:30 a.m. – 1:25 p.m. – Lane & Family Swim
– 1:30 – 3:25 p.m. – Leisure Swim
– 3:30 – 4:25 p.m. – Parent and Tot Swim
– 3:30 – 4:25 p.m. – Swim Sports
– 5 – 6:25 p.m. – Lane and Family Swim
– 6:30 – 7:25 p.m. – Family Aqua fit (10 years+)
– 6:30 – 7:25 p.m. – Toonie Family Open Gym & Swim


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In the gym:

– 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.- Family Open Gym
– 12:15 – 1 p.m. – Family Quick Fit 4 Lunch
– 1:15 – 3 p.m. – Family Pickleball
– 3 – 5 p.m. – Family Open Gym
– 5:15 – 6 p.m. – Family Fitness @ 5
– 6 – 7:30 p.m. – Toonie Family Open gym & Swim

INVISTA Centre

At the rink:

– 8:30 – 10:20 a.m. – Senior/Adult Skating
– 10 – 10:50 a.m. – Pick-up Sledge Hockey (bring your Sledge)
– 10:30 – 11:50 a.m. – Parent & Tot Skating/Stick & Puck (half ice)
– 1 – 2:45 p.m. – FREE public skating sponsored by Kingston Transit at the Kingston Transit Rink. Hot chocolate and snacks will be served!

In the fitness studio:

– 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. – Family Cardio Tone
– 5 – 6:20 p.m. – Cycle Fit PLUS (15+yrs)
– 6 – 6:45 p.m. – Family Tabata & Core

Work out at a City fitness centre:

Drop in to the INVISTA Fitness & Wellness Centre (6 a.m. to 7 p.m.) or the Artillery Park Aquatic Centre (10 a.m. to 8 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 5 & 9 ActivPass holders enjoy FREE skates, swims and open gym. Grade 9 ActivPass holders also enjoy FREE Fit Zone access all day at the INVISTA Centre.


Release source: City of Kingston
Photo: Chris Anderson / Wikimedia Commons