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Kingston Impact Partners with Queen’s Junior Gaels Program

By Admin, 05/15/19, 11:45PM EDT


Kingston Impact and Queen’s Athletics and Recreation are today announcing its new partnership which will see the Club’s Jr NBA and Development League rebranded as the Junior Gaels. (link to Queen’s announcement) The Club will retain the name Kingston Impact and all competitive teams will continue to play and represent the Club under the name Kingston Impact.

The Club Executive is excited to pursue this partnership with Queen’s and its Junior Gaels program. The agreement with the Junior Gaels will provide tangible benefits to all Impact players and their families while providing many benefits to the Club and its programs. This will include:

  • Opportunities to meet and learn from current Gaels athletes
  • Coaching support from current Queen’s coaches
  • Free admission to Gaels sporting events
  • Special access to Junior Gaels programming at the Queen’s Athletics and Recreation Centre
  • Expanded and easier access to Junior Gaels and Kingston Impact clothing through the Queen’s Q Shop and a Kingston Impact online ordering site
  • Cost savings to the club through leveraged clothing, jerseys and equipment ordering, and preferential gym cost rates
  • An expanded partnership to host basketball events at Queen’s such as Ontario Cup championships

More details of these new Junior Gaels programs and benefits will be provided as the upcoming 2019-20 season nears.

Registration for the newly branded Junior Gaels Development League will open on June 17th for all returning Impact players. Registration for the general public will open on July 2nd.