City And YMCA Offer Roster Of Family Day Activities
The City and the Kingston Family YMCA are offering a variety of Family Day activities for Monday, Feb. 20. (The holiday schedule for municipal services follows the activity listing.)
AT THE INVISTA CENTRE
- FREE Public Skate from 1 p.m. to 2:50 p.m. sponsored by James Braden Ford
- Regular Public Skate 6:30 p.m. to 7:20 p.m.
- Family Day is “Bring a Friend for FREE Day” for Youth Members of the Fitness & Wellness Centre. And it also marks the start of “Bring a
- Friend Week” – February 20 to 26 – for all members, who may bring a friend for a FREE.
- The Fitness & Wellness Centre will also offer a number of information booths on Family Day, including ones featuring: Family Nutrition,
- Canadian Diabetes Association, and Trillium College Massage Therapy Students.
AT ARTILLERY PARK AQUATICS AND FITNESS CENTRE
- 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adult and Family Swim
- 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Leisure Swim
- 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Parent & Tot Swim
- 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Drop-in Swim to Survive Lessons
- 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Adult and Family Swim (2 lanes)
- 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Aquafit
FAMILY DAY AT THE YMCA
The YMCA at 100 Wright Crescent is offering a number of City-sponsored Family Day events, including:
- FREE Concert: Trevor Strong of the Arrogant Worms – 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
- Autograph signing with Canadian Olympic Medalist Valerie Hould-Marchand – 1 p.m. to 1:45p.m.
- BBQ in support of YMCA Strong Kids – 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Recreational Swimming -10 a.m. to noon and 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
- Air Castles and Face Painting – 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. to 3 p.m.
- Arts & Crafts -10 a.m. to noon and 1:15 p.m. to 3 p.m.
MUNICIPAL HOLIDAY SCHEDULE
The Family Day holiday will create some schedule changes to important municipal services:
Administrative Offices: Closed Monday. All administrative offices, including social services and Utilities Kingston are closed on Monday. In the event of a utility emergency, such as a gas smell or a water main break, call the Utilities Kingston 24-hour number at 613-546-1181.
Kingston Transit: Bus service will not operate on Monday. Regular service resumes Tuesday.
Green Bin, garbage and recycling: There is no collection on Monday. Monday’s collection moves to Tuesday, and for the rest of the week, collection occurs the day after the regular pick-up day.
Kingston Area Recycling Centre: Closed.
Provincial Offences Office: Closed.
Libraries: All branches of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library will be closed on Sunday, Feb. 19 and Monday, Feb. 20.
Grand Theatre Box Office: Closed.
Portsmouth Olympic Harbour: Closed.
Oakwood Daycare: Closed.
Wally Elmer Neighbourhood Centre: Closed.
Fitness & Wellness Centre at the INVISTA Centre: Open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. (note reduced hours).
Artillery Park Aquatics Centre: Open from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. (note reduced hours).
Media contact information: Cindie Ashton Communications Officer 613-546-4291 ext. 3116, cell 613-329-3462; The City of Kingston media hotline is 613-546-4291 ext. 2300.