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Update: All appointments booked – Memorial Centre to host COVID-19 vaccination clinic

UPDATE (Tuesday, Apr. 20, 2021 at 3:25 p.m.)All appointments for the COVID-19 vaccination clinic through the Maple Centre Health Clinic at the Memorial Centre are now booked. Please do not call the Maple Family Health Centre or KFL&A Public Health to try to schedule an appointment at this clinic. Original

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Memorial Centre enters first phase of Kraft Hockeyville competition

Kingston’s Memorial Centre has been nominated for the 2021 Kraft Hockeyville Competition, with $250,000 worth of upgrades and an NHL pre-season game event on the line. “I’ve been asking people to nominate the Memorial Centre because it’s a memorial to our veterans, it’s very old and a lot of us

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Kingston Police auction back on with modifications

While the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled the Kingston Police spring auction in April, Kingston Police say they are pleased to announce that their much-anticipated auction will be back on for the fall. The auction will take place on November 14, 2020, with found or seized property up for grabs to the

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Behind the scenes at Kingston’s COVID-19 assessment centre

On Saturday, Sep. 26, 2020, Kingston’s Community COVID-19 Assessment Centre (AC) opened at its new location at the Beechgrove Complex, near King St. and Portsmouth Ave. The facility is more dynamic than the former Leon’s Centre and Memorial Centre locations, with more indoor waiting space, and separate lines for symptomatic

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City to offer physically-distanced swimming lessons at Outdoor Aqua Park

The City of Kingston will offer physically-distanced swimming lessons at the Outdoor Aqua Park, 303 York Street, beginning Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. Registration opens on Thursday, Jul. 23, at noon for a number of classes.   Browse available options now at CityofKingston.ca/PLAY. The outdoor classes will be taking COVID-19 precautions

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Memorial Centre Aqua Park to reopen with restrictions

The City of Kingston’s Outdoor Aqua Park at 303 York St. will open next week with new COVID-19 precautions in place. The facility, situated adjacent to the Memorial Centre, includes a 25-metre lane pool, a leisure pool, and splash pad spray features. The City said it will be open daily

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City splash pads open tomorrow

Eight of the nine splash pads operated by the City of Kingston are opening on Friday, Jun. 19, 2020. This announcement comes at the same time as Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for the weekend ahead. The City is recommending users maintain physical distancing, use hand sanitizer, and

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Kingston Fall Fair cancelled for 2020

The grounds of the Memorial Centre will look quite a bit different this fall, as the Kingston and District Agricultural Society have made the “difficult decision” to cancel this year’s Kingston Fall Fair due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was announced in the press release on Monday, May 11,

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Routine stop ends in drug trafficking charges for Kingston man

Kingston Police were already hard at work just hours into the beginning of May when a male riding a bike in downtown Kingston caught their attention. At approximately 2:05 on Friday, May 1, 2020, police observed the man riding a bicycling in the area of Concession and Alfred Streets. The

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Memorial Centre COVID-19 assessment centre to reduce hours over holiday weekend

In recognition of the holiday weekend, the COVID-19 assessment centre operated by Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health at the Memorial Centre will be reducing evening hours on Friday, Apr. 10, through Monday, Apr. 13, 2020. While the centre typically operates from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily,

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City of Kingston closes all recreation facilities

In light of the current measures being put in place to help stop the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, the City of Kingston is closing all public recreation facilities. All programing and facility bookings have been suspended at: Artillery Park Aquatic Centre Cataraqui Community Centre Centre 70 INVISTA Centre Memorial Centre

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OUA men’s hockey playoff doubleheader kicks off

Less than a week after playing one another in the 34thannual Carr-Harris Cup, the Queen’s Gaels and RMC Paladins men’s hockey teams will be hosting home playoff games in the opening round of the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) hockey playoffs. Tonight, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, the Gaels will host the

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