Active At Home: Sport and aquatics

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Returning to Sport in Kitchener with 519 Sports Online

As organized sports leagues begin to reopen, what does a safe return look like? The City of Kitchener has teamed up with 519 Sports Online to shine a spotlight on local clubs who are following the COVID-19 health and safety guidelines approved by Regional Health and the provincial sport organizations. Enjoy short videos that have been created to illustrate what a safe return to sport looks like for athletes, trainers and facilities in the City of Kitchener, including: Returning to Sport in Kitchener with the Kitchener Soccer Club (KSC) and Returning to Sport in Kitchener with the Kitchener Minor Hockey Association (KMHA)

Kitchener Rangers Trick Shot Challenge

Our Active at Home program offers fun ideas to stay active during these challenging times. Rangers rookies Andrew and Jacob Leblanc wanted to share a fun challenge with you, too! View the Trick Shot Challenge video to join in!

Gymnastics Warm-ups, Stretches and Exercises with Kitchener-Waterloo Gymnastics Club

Join the coaches of Kitchener-Waterloo Gymnastics Club for gymnastics warm-ups, stretches and exercises. KW Gymnastics has been a leader in the Kitchener-Waterloo community. Located in the Victoria Hills area, KW Gymnastics is a not-for-profit organization offering a variety of quality classes for extremely competitive prices.Check out the full tutorial from the KW Gymnastics Club on YouTube.

Mini-jump Conditioning Tutorial with the Kitchener-Waterloo Skating Club (KWSC)

Join the Kitchener-Waterloo Skating Club (KWSC) for a mini-jump class conditioning tutorial. Established in 1938, the Kitchener-Waterloo Skating Club (KWSC) is a not-for-profit Skate Canada sanctioned organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and supported by a small number of administrative staff, a skilled team of professional coaches, and a dedicated team of volunteers who make it all happen. Check out the full tutorial from the KWSC on YouTube.

Learn to Swim at Home

There are a lot of ways you can prepare for swimming lessons from home! Staff from the City of Kitchener’s Aquatic Program have put together a number of helpful resources.

For swimming skills you can practice with your child in the bathtub, check out this Bathtub Swim Lessons video and the City of Coquitlam's Bathtub Aquatics for Kids video on YouTube. Review swimming 

Review swimming strokes at home with these series of videos: 

Water Safety

There are a lot of ways you can prepare your little swimmer for the summertime, being back in the pool, and swimming with these swimming tips and resources from the Lifesaving Society's website, including these resources: 

Backyard Pool Safety

As the weather warms up, backyard pools can provide endless enjoyment for your family each summer. Download, print and post the following rules for your backyard pool and our pool safety checklists for kids and adults to help keep everyone safe.

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