Make Your Move Latrobe
GippSport, in collaboration with the Latrobe Health Assembly, is leading the Make Your Move Latrobe project which aims to promote a more vibrant, healthy and active Latrobe Valley work force and community.
Make Your Move Latrobe is seeking to work directly with the Latrobe Valley community, including older people, isolated communities and employees within Latrobe City workplaces with a focus on sedentary and isolated workers.
Phase 1 of the Make your move Latrobe Project is complete. The overarching objectives of Make Your Move Latrobe Phase 1 were;
Increase physical activity levels of targeted cohorts within Latrobe City and increased community capability to maintain physical activity opportunities.
- Increase social inclusion and social connection for communities through the provision of a diverse program of activity across Latrobe City.
- Increase education and knowledge of physical activity benefits and local initiatives.
Phase 1 delivery participation summary includes:
|YEAR ONE||YEAR TWO||TOTALS|
|1828 total participants||1750 total participants||3578 Participants|
|24 Community Events||19 Community events||43 Community events|
|14 Workplace Trial programs||9 Workplace Trial programs||23 Workplace programs|
|7 Different community groups||8 Different community groups||15 Community Group programs|
In 2020 the program continued to provide tailored, engaging and fun opportunities for active recreation in the community however due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the project moved to the virtual space which has seen the project produce weekly workplace exercise and mindfulness videos and adapting parts of the workplace program to be suitable for virtual delivery to local organisations.