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Cataraqui Conservation to re-open some conservation areas this weekend

After much discussion at their latest Board meeting, the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority will reopen some conservation areas beginning on Saturday, Apr. 25, 2020. Cataraqui Conservation announced the closure of all its conservation areas on Tuesday, Apr. 7, 2020, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and observed activity that violated

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All local Conservation Areas to close due to COVID-19 state of emergency

Update (Wednesday, Apr. 8, 2020): After a number of readers reached out to us, we have confirmed with the City of Kingston and Frontenac County that both the K&P Trail and the Waterfront Trail are not closed to the public at this time. Additionally, the City of Kingston is reminding

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Guide to free family activities this summer

We’re now a few weeks into the summer of 2019, but it can feel like months to the moms, dads, and other caregivers who are home with their kids this summer looking to find ways to keep their kids entertained. While a week or two of summer camp and a

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Best Trail in Kingston for a Winter Walk

Regardless of how much you might want to ignore the weather outside, Winter is here! And in spite of your aversion to snow, ice and temperature-related torment, it’s true that a lot of people actually enjoy this season. That’s right, there are those among us in Kingston who savour the

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#ygkChallenge: Stay Active During the “Winter”

The #ygkchallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and do something

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#ygkChallenge: Take Care of Yourself

The #ygkChallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and do something

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#ygkChallenge: Take a Hike

Welcome to Kingstonist’s weekly challenge, dare, resolution or whatever you prefer to call it. Each week we establish a new and ambitious community goal, encouraging our readers, followers, friends and families to step out of their comfort zones and do something great, and hopefully a little out of the ordinary.

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Guide to Kingston’s trails

It’s better late than never. Spring has finally sprung which means the hard snow that has shielded the green in Kingston is now disappearing and the nature beneath is now visible! It’s time to get outdoors and enjoy the scenery! Spring is about becoming active and really enjoying the outdoors,

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#ygkChallenge: Embrace Winter

Welcome to Kingstonist’s weekly challenge, dare, resolution or whatever you prefer to call it. Each week we establish a new and ambitious community goal, encouraging our readers, followers, friends and families to step out of their comfort zones and do something great, and hopefully a little out of the ordinary.

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Swimming Along the Shores of Kingston

Last Summer, amidst the uncomfortable heat and our continued resolve not to get air conditioning, Danielle and I took to lake swimming. We primarily enjoyed dips at Richardson Beach and participated in Mass Swimm II at Breakwater Park, while both of these areas have seen minor swim-friendly upgrades in recent

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Swim Guide: Beach Finder

Every summer, those of us without backyard swimming pools, or friends who are kind enough to share, converge on Kingston’s shorelines in search of a safe yet refreshing place to take a dip.  While KFL&A Public Health “regularly” checks the water quality at local beaches, these updates are not always

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