Yarra Moves

Basketball players mid-game at Edinburgh Gardens basketball court

Yarra Moves is our strategy to improve and support the mental and physical health and wellbeing of all people who live, work, learn and play in Yarra.

Regular physical activity is essential to develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle. The National Physical Activity and Exercise Guidelines outline the recommended activity levels for all Australians.

The following data from Yarra shows us the need to improve our level of physical activity:

Portion of population meeting physical activity guidelines
Physical activity levels Yarra Victoria
Sedentary 2.7% 2.5%
Insufficient 41.4% 44.1%
Active 54.9% 50.9%

Source: Victorian Population Health Survey, Department of Health and Human Services 2017

Physical activity directory

Want to get active in Yarra? Find all the information you need to get involved in your local sporting club, activities, community groups and much more.

Click the Symbol for clicking to expand window button to see the map legend of the different sports and activities in Yarra.


Other ways to move in Yarra: