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Sports + Recreation

Whether it’s the close connection to nature, the amazing restaurant scene, or the profound sense of community, Kingstonians are among the happiest people in the country.



Kingston has over 200 active sports leagues that cater to athletes of different skills and abilities. Organizations like the Kingston Sports and Social Club and Kingston Ultimate organize co-ed adult sports leagues and social events for members. If you’re looking for a more outdoorsy experience, Kingston is surrounded by scenic hiking trails and pristine waterways, many of which are accessible year-round. 

  • Kingston Lawn Bowling Club


  • Kingston Sports & Social Club

  • Kingston Clippers

  • Pegasus Volleyball

  • Kingston United Soccer Club

  • Collins Bay Yacht Club

  • Kingston Yacht Club

  • Kingston Tennis Club

  • Kingston Striders Speed Skating Club

  • Kingston Fencing Club


Rugby Royalty

June 7, 2019

The remarkable run of the reigning kings at Queen’s. This is a column about sports. May I present my credentials? Actually, I have only one: a s...


Scaling Canada’s Highest Indoor Climb in Kingston

January 20, 2019

When I first started climbing I didn’t really “get” it. So you go up until you can’t go up anymore? Sounds a little scary. It ...


Cycling the Kick ‘n’ Push Trail

October 22, 2014

Ever had one of those moments where you pass an entrance that beckons to an unexplored but enticing dimension? For me, this summer, that was the Kick ...