Macmillan Move More

The Move More programme ensures that people living with cancer are supported to become physically active.

The Move More programme includes various cancer specific and Macmillan friendly activities which friends and family members can also attend. No matter the current fitness level or ability we should have an activity that suits your needs.

Move More South Ayrshire currently includes:

  • Circuits classes
  • Gardening groups
  • Walking groups
  • Gentle movement classes (Gentle movement classes incorporate Chi Gung movements, meditation and relaxation)

Move More is free for a 12 week period with further Activity for Health and Access to Leisure reductions available after this period. Walking activities are always free of charge. Our Level 4 qualified CanRehab instructors will offer ongoing support and advice for up to 1 year to help to you get active and stay active.

How do I become involved in Move More?

You can self-refer or be referred to Move More through a voucher scheme by a health or social care professional e.g. doctor, practice nurse, physiotherapist, home care provider.

To make an appointment, call the contact telephone number below or on the voucher and you will be invited to come along for an assessment prior to joining a class. At the assessment we will sit down and have a chat, listen to what you have to say and then discuss ways of making physical activity part of your life.

Move More is suitable for people:

  • Awaiting surgery
  • Post-Surgery
  • During treatment
  • In remission

Move More helps with:

  • Balance
  • Strength
  • Flexibility
  • Endurance
  • Confidence building
  • Taking back control
  • Managing fatigue
  • Prevention/management of depression
  • Reducing risk to heart health during treatment
  • Reducing risk of cancer re-occurrence

Classes are available throughout South Ayrshire in Ayr, Girvan, Prestwick and Troon.

Macmillan Move More South Ayrshire

DayTimeLocation
Circuits
Tuesday10-11:30amConcert Hall, Troon
Tuesday1-2:30Conference Room, Citadel
Tuesday2:45-4:15pmCommunity Centre, Prestwick
Gentle Movement
Monday10-11:30amConference Room, Citadel
Thursday6-7:30pmMeeting Room, Citadel
Walking
Monday11amSailing Club, Prestwick
Tuesday10:30amFront of Belleisle House
Gardening - commenced 8th May
Every second Wednesday10:30am-12:30pmStables, Belleisle

Contact

Telephone: 01292 612 624

Email: macmillanmovemore@south-ayrshire.gov.uk