Our mission is to create healthy communities by enabling people to improve their wellbeing through exercise

Find your nearest outdoor gym

Use our Move Map to find your nearest outdoor gym or fixed exercise equipment and get inspired with our simple workouts.

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Move Mate Stats

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volunteers applied to be a move mate

405

buddy walks have taken place

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people requested a walking buddy

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Latest news

  • Workouts for Wellbeing in Partnership with York Mind

    Move the Masses celebrate a new partnership with York Mind to provide weekly sessions to promote better mental health and wellbeing. Read more

  • A Mood-Boosting Move Mate

    Cecilia was feeling low, lonely and isolated and was struggling to get out of the house. After a few months of having a volunteer walking buddy her mood improved along with her confidence. Read more

  • Gaining the confidence to get out and about

    Marjory didn't feel confident about going out for a walk, but when she got a Move Mate she flourished. She can now go out for a walk and doesn't need a stick in the house. Read more

Latest events

  • York Mind pop-up Fitness | Red Tower | 24th February

    Join our free, pop-up fitness sessions at the new outdoor gym equipment near the Red Tower. These sessions are in partnership with York Mind to support good mental health. Read more

  • Pop-up Fitness | Glen Gardens | 26th February

    Join our Move Champion Kevern for a free outdoor exercise session in Glen Gardens. Read more

  • York Mind pop-up Fitness | Millennium Fields | 26th February

    Join our free, pop-up fitness sessions at the outdoor gym equipment in Millennium Fields. These sessions are in partnership with York Mind to support good mental health. Read more