Kingston Military Relocation – Expecting a Posting Message?
Okay, so are anxiously awaiting your posting message this year or perhaps the change is going to be welcomed? In a matter of weeks or months your letter will be arriving. The buzz may have already started amongst your peers – who’s being posted, who’s promoted, where’s are they going and who is retiring? It may seem early to be talking about military posting messages, but we’ve already seen some new CFB Kingston Military Personnel come to town for their Military House Hunting Trip (HHT). If you think CFB Kingston is going to be your newest posting, check out these helpful resources for you & your family. And don’t forget, I am a valuable resource for your Military House Hunting Trip. As a Military Relocation DND Approved Realtor, and an award winning Realtor – I’m not only ready to help you, I am qualified to help you!
About our Schools:
Limestone District School Board – This is the Public School Board that serves the greater Kingston area for elementary & secondary schools.
Algonquin & Lakeshore Catholic District School Board
Interested in the school rankings – Visit The Fraser Institute to find out how the schools stack up against one another.
And yet another useful tool that I like to draw upon when we find you a new home, the Tri-Board website. This is the site that will tell you what school your kids are supposed to go to for any given house, and if bus service is available.
Are Private Schools of interest, no problem, we have those too. Here is a quick list: King’s Town School, Kingston Christian School,Martello Enrichment School, Mulberry Waldorf School, Quintillian School, Maplecrest- Sempar School.
Are you or your kids French speaking? Consider Ecole Secondaie Mille-Iles, Ecole Catholique Secondaire Marie-River, Conseil des Ecoles Catholiques du Centre-Est de l´Ontario, Conseil des Ecole Public de l´Est de l´Ontario
Someone in your household need a civilian job?
KEYS Job Centre – They offer resume assistance, youth programs, job board, workshops and more.
Frontenac Employment Resource Centre – For Job Postings in & around Kingston.
And one more helpful list, need activities for your children…here are some ideas:
City of Kingston Programs for Youths
Greater Kingston Softball – 5 years to 23 years
Kingston Gymnastics, Trillium Gymnastics (Offers programs for parents & babies too), Loyalist Gymnastics
Dancers in the family? Here are a few places to call. 5678 Dance Studio, TK Danceworx, Leisas School of Dance and Kingston School of Dance.
And this is for the adults – Kingston Sports & Social Club
So what started out to be a short post with some helpful resources for everyday living in Kingston has turned out to be a long list of valuable links to local businesses and resources for your family. Moving to a new city isn’t just about picking the right house and the right school, it’s also about integrating into the community and making Kingston feel like home for the whole family. Your CFB Kingston Posting message could be your best yet, or just a pit stop on your way to something even better in the future. But either way, I want to help you posting in Kingston to be the best it can be. And remember, I am a Military Relocation Approved Realtor and can draw on years of experience to make your move the best yet.