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City Encourages Families to Get Active

The City of Kingston, a partner in Canadian Sport for Life Kingston, is taking a lead role in distributing PLAY Libraries to a number of local organizations across the City. “These kits are designed to help individuals, and families alike, embrace the benefits of a physically active lifestyle,” says Lynda Breen, supervisor of Recreation Programs.… Keep Reading

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Kingston Honoured for Being Walk-Friendly by Canada Walks

Kingston’s efforts to become a walk-friendly city have been acknowledged with an honourable mention from WALK-Friendly Ontario, a project of Canada Walks, which is part of Green Communities Canada. “Creating walk friendly environments where people live, work, and go to school is one of the most sustainable ways to incorporate physical activity into daily routines… Keep Reading

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Queen’s Profs Create New Physical Activity Guidelines

New physical activity guidelines for children and youth recommend at least 60 minutes of moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity daily including aerobic and resistance activities like swimming, running, skipping and bike riding. “Being active for at least 60 minutes daily can improve a child’s health, help them do better in school, and make them feel… Keep Reading

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