Move Adapted Fitness & Rehabilitation Society

Stronger. Healthier. Happier.

Help Us Bring The Miracle Of Exercise To Every Body

MOVE is an independent registered non-profit society.  Our mandate is to give adults and children with physical disabilities who need assisted exercise a safe and encouraging place to move their bodies, continue therapy and improve their quality of life in the freedom of a specialized fitness centre, not a medical clinic. We are especially interested in serving people with spinal cord injury and non-progressive brain injury, paralysis caused by stroke,  heart attack, and other physical disabilities. Financial assistance will be available to those who qualify. 

Monthly membership is $50.00 per person. 1-on-1 assisted therapy $50.00 per hour

Our Hours:

Monday: 10 am to 8 pm
Tuesday: 10 am to 5 pm
Wednesday: 10 am to 5 pm
Thursday: 10 am to 8 pm
Friday: 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10 am to 4 pm

The City parkade at 575 Yates Street has accessible parking available

 

Frankie B, has been a member at MOVE since August 2014. She consistently attends the gym 3 times per week and is a joy to assist in the gym. According to Frankie benefits she has noticed since joining MOVE are better balance, improved muscle strength and improved abilities in her legs. What she likes best about coming to MOVE is the kind and helpful volunteers, the opportunity to use the available equipment and meeting and socializing with other gym members.

Ian T, has been a member at MOVE since November 2013, he was one of the first members! Ian attends the gym 2 days per week and has made some big improvements. According to Ian since attending MOVE he has noticed improved balance with standing and walking, less pain in his spastic muscles and being active gives him a sense of well-being and hope. What Ian likes best about attending MOVE is the friendly and encouraging staff and meeting other gym members.

The following link is an interview Ian did with CTV on behalf of MOVE Adapted Fitness http://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=512468

Sheilagh D, has been a member at MOVE since February 2015. Sheilagh is very dedicated and regularly attends the gym 3 times per week. Since joining MOVE Sheilagh has noticed her arms are stronger and she has started to walk with a walker again after spending a few months working on her leg strength. According to Sheilagh she really enjoys working with the volunteers at MOVE as they eager to help and guide her through a safe and effective exercise program.

Lorry H, has been a member at MOVE since November 2014 and attends the gym weekly. Since coming to MOVE Lorry has noticed he feels stronger physically and feels in a better mood when he finishes his workout. Working out makes him feel like "Hulk Hogan":). What Lorry likes best about coming to MOVE is exercises muscles he has not used in a while.