Sports and leisure

Brisbane City Council manages a wide range of sporting and leisure facilities including sports complexes, swimming pools, water play areas, skate parks, bike paths, boat and canoe ramps, pontoons, fishing platforms, golf courses and tennis courts.  Council also runs a wide range of recreation programs catering to different age groups and interests.  For residents involved in sports clubs on Council leased land, find helpful tips on club management and field maintenance. 

Recreation programs

Recreation programs

Council runs a range of recreation programs for all ages, including Chill Out, Active Parks, Growing Older and Living Dangerously, Real Adventure Women, Get Wild and Black Diamonds.

Swimming pools

Swimming pools

Read about Council's swimming pool facilities, locations, opening times and costs.


Find information on cycling in Brisbane, including Brisbane Bike Adventues and bikeway maps, as well as cycling rules and signs, bike parking, bike hire and bikeway closures and detours.


Council has a number of walking trails, including the CBD tree trail, Aboriginal culture trails and the Brisbane River run trails.
Sports fields and clubs

Sports fields and clubs

Find information on Hibiscus Sports Complex, northside sports fields, as well as general information for sports clubs on field maintenance and club management.

Parks with exercise equipment

More than 80 of Brisbane City Council parks have exercise equipment installed in them, providing an opportunity to exercise outdoors for free. Find parks near you with exercise equipment.
Golf courses

Golf and tennis

Find information about St Lucia Golf Links and Victoria Park Golf Complex.  For tennis, locate a tennis court in Brisbane available for community use.

Boating, canoeing & fishing

A list of boat and canoe ramps, pontoons and land-based fishing platforms for public use in Brisbane.

Skate parks

Find the location and facilities available for skate boarders, bladers and BMX bike riders in Brisbane.

Water play areas

Find Brisbane-based water play areas in Council parks and pools.

Basketball and netball

Find parks with basketball and netball facilities in Brisbane.

Rebound walls

Find a rebound wall in a Council park for tennis hit-up practice, soccer kicking fun or handball.

BMX facilities

Council has 12 parks with BMX facilities including dirt tracks and hills and various types of jumps.

Active Communities

The Active Communities Project is a Brisbane City Council initiative to encourage walking and cycling in 10 Brisbane communities.