Facilities and recreation

Brisbane is a vibrant entertainment, cultural and sporting centre with lively retail and lavish dining scenes. It also has many parks and green spaces to pursue outdoor activities.

Find information on Council libraries, parks and venues, wi-fi in Brisbane parks and public spaces, as well as sport and leisure facilities and recreation programs and Council's involvement in arts and culture in Brisbane.


Council libraries provide a wide range of services including book clubs, computer training and special events. Find out about your local library, its opening hours and how to join.

""Parks & venues

Council parks and venues are spread throughout Brisbane's suburbs offering places to go and things to see and do. Find out how to book a park or venue, as well as information on park and venue facilities and recreation activities.

""Sport & leisure

Council has plenty of facilities, including bikeway and shared paths, swimming pools, skate parks, boat ramps, golf courses and tennis courts.  Find information on recreation programs at Council venues.

""Arts & culture

Council supports the arts, culture and heritage through community grants, programs, facilities and events.

""Wi-fi in Brisbane

Brisbane City Council now offers free wireless internet (wi-fi) access in 22 parks and public spaces across Brisbane, as well as the Queen Street Mall, Reddacliff Place, Victoria Bridge and South Bank Parklands.