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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Kingston

Members of the Rotary Club of Kingston are dynamic volunteers and local community leaders. We join 35,000+ Rotary Clubs with 1.2-million members worldwide that make up Rotary International, the largest service organization in the world. We are non-political, non-religious, and welcome people of diverse backgrounds. If you want to make positive changes in our community and the world with dedicated people who share a passion for community service and fellowship, we hope you will consider joining our club.

The Rotary Club of Kingston

Meets THURSDAYS, 12:15 pm. In-person at Kingsbridge  (lunch at 11:45 am) or join with  Zoom.

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President: Alicia  Gordon (email)
Secretary: Garrett Cole (email)
Mailing Address
Rotary Club of Kingston
P.O. Box 484
Kingston, ON
K7L 4W5
District 7040 - Club #4576
Charter 872 - April 1st 1921
Charitable No. BN11912 4931 RR0001
Club Promotion
Club News
Since 1956 Rotarian curlers from clubs in Scotland and Canada (this year all from Southern Ontario) have enjoyed the fellowship of competition every two years, until in 2020 COVID put an end to the visits. In 2022, however, 16 Scots once again visited 13 Ontario hosts and played 13 games between November 6th and 26th. The first game was a "friendly" in Burlington.
Currently, Dawn House, a crisis centre supporting vulnerable women who are homeless or marginalized in Kingston, is facing unprecedented levels of demand. That’s the message left with the Rotary Club of Kingston by Maggie McLaren, its Executive Director when she addressed the club on Wednesday November 24th.
In 2005 the City of Kingston decided to create a memorial garden and wall to commemorate the city and area’s war dead. Our Remembrance week speaker, Peter Gower, a local historian who had been studying the issue for 10 years, was commissioned to create to list of names for the wall.
Elaine Power, a professor in the School of Kinesiology & Health Studies at Queen’s University and a co-founder of the Kingston Action Group for a Basic Income Guarantee, spoke on the need to create a “Basic Income” program for Canada to alleviate poverty in Canada.


Rotarians are constantly finding ways to support others and to build the community. We have many service partners.


Join local and international projects to Support the Environment; Build Peace; Combat Disease; Provide Clean Water; Enhance Sanitation and Hygiene; Improve Maternal and Child Health; Boost Literacy and Economic Development.


Rotarians help each other and help others. Rotary members consist of a cross-section of the community. Rotarians are well connected in our community and beyond.