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Off-Campus Resources

Recreation Facilities

Kingston has a variety of facilities and parks available, including outdoor splash pads and skating rinks close to Queen’s campus.

Kingston Community Health Centre

Kingston Community Health Centre

This center offers parent/child groups, as well as parenting programs and other events.

KFL&A Public Health Unit

KFL&A Public Health Unit

KFL&A Public Health offers a number of clinics and classes, including programs that support you in raising healthy babies and children.

Ontario Early Years Programs

Ontario Early Years Programs

Offers free early learning programs with a focus on child-centered learning and development.

Kingston Child Care Subsidy Program

The City of Kingston offers a subsidy program that helps with the cost of licensed child care if you are the parent, foster parent or legal guardian of a child from birth to 12 years of age and are a resident of the City of Kingston or the County of Frontenac.

The Subsidy Program for Affordable Recreation in Kingston (SPARK)

The SPARK program reduces the cost of City-run recreation and leisure programs for Kingston residents of all ages.

One Parent Families Association of Ontario

This is a national, non-profit organization that helps families to build relationships by running regular activities for families and adults, such as recreational sports where both parents and children attend.


The City of Kingston offers a centralized childcare waitlist. This removes the need for you to contact and apply for childcare with several different providers. Click here  to be sent to the online registry application system.

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