A Global Phenomenon

People around the world are using outdoor gyms in their neighborhood to stay healthy.  Read about these sites that have been, or will be installed this year around the world. In India In England In Canada In Ireland In Lebanon In Victoria BC And in the US at Bitter Lake, WA!    ...

Thank You, Kompan!

We were recently awarded a $1,000 Play Possible grant for our next outdoor gym at Bitter Lake Reservoir Park from Kompan.  A sincere and hearty thank you, Kompan, for all of your support. We’re almost there!  We have under $5,000 left to raise before MOMentum is a reality for Bitter Lake residents.  Will you help?  Please donate today. Thank you!  ...

MOMentum on KOMO News

Thank you, KOMO, for featuring MOMentum and our upcoming site, Bitter Lake Reservoir Park. You can read the article here, “Nonprofit puts exercise equipment for moms in children’s parks”....

New Sponsor, Healthy Woman Seattle

We’d like to thank our Bitter Lake Reservoir Park sit-up bench sponsor, Amanda Deardorff, Nurse Practitioner and owner of Healthy Woman Seattle. Ever since Amanda was a little girl, she knew she wanted to serve women.  In her teens as a missionary kid in Romania, she began assisting with births acting as a doula for local moms.  This transformative experience led her to study in the United States to become a certified nurse practitioner and midwife.   After finishing a Master’s Degree, she and her husband moved to Seattle where she recently opened a private practice focused solely on offering a holistic approach to women’s healthcare. Amanda encourages every woman to find a healthcare provider who values and honors a woman’s story.  “A woman’s story is so important, it helps us dive deep and find the root cause of many health problems as well as the right way to heal”, says Amanda. “Your relationship with your provider should feel like a partnership and they need to spend time listening and helping you reflect on your story.” Amanda heard about the MOMentum site opening at Bitter Lake Reservoir Park and immediately wanted to get involved.  Many of her patients suffer from anxiety and multiple forms of depression, many of which can be treated, in part, by social interaction and exercise.  Amanda said that “exercise is a part of healing that I don’t specialize in, so I wanted to support a way to support it in my community.”  Amanda also believes that all women deserve equal resources to be healthy and the best kind of care.  “MOMentum offers high-quality fitness equipment in...

National Health Center Week

Did you know that America’s Health Centers serve over 22 million people in low-income and medically underserved communities? MOMentum recently attended Healthpoint’s celebration of National Health Center Week at their Kent clinic, just down the road from our Auburn MOMentum Outdoor Gym.  We are impressed with the progress that Healthpoint is making to create more healthful communities and provide necessary resources for those who need it most. Pictured below are Healthpoint CEO, Thomas Trompeter, and MOMentum co-founder, Kelly Singer and  Thomas Trompeter, Congressman Adam Smith, and State Representative Tina...