A historical city, the freshwater sailing capital of the world
192 km / 2hrs from Toronto (SHOW MAP)

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Outdoor Recreation

Kingston offers a wide variety of outdoor recreation including parks and trails. The City Park is a 10-minute walk from City Hall and features water gardens, mature trees and large grass spaces perfect for a leisurely walk. The beautiful K&P trail also features a 15km multi-use trail for hiking and cycling.

Located on Lake Ontario and the mouth of the St. Lawrence River, Kingston has an active boating and fishing scene. The city is a highly regarded destination for freshwater sailing aficionados. There are numerous boat rental and cruise companies that enable anyone to get onto the water easily.

Sports & Fitness

Kingston has a very active sports scene with a variety of local leagues and clubs covering sports as varied as archery, curling, sailing, and rowing. If you can name a sport, Kingston likely has an active and vibrant community dedicated to it.

Kingston is a hockey city that features several local hockey leagues from recreational leagues for players of all ages and skill levels to the more competitive Kingston Hockey League. The city is home to the Kingston Frontenacs of the CHL, a team that develops young professional players.

Facilities such as the Kingston Sports Centre, YMCA, and outdoor parks provide great spaces to work out or meet new people. An extensive list of recreational programs run all year round.