Brisbane is a great place to live, work and relax with lots to see and do for everyone. Brisbane City Council is creating even more lifestyle and leisure opportunities to give you more places to go and things to do across our great city.

A liveable city is about more than just jobs and better roads. More leisure options mean exciting events and vibrant local markets, with better facilities and venues for all ages to enjoy.

Council helps deliver more than 50,000 markets, festivals and events each year and we're delivering 27 free outdoor gyms, two new world-class BMX facilities and five new aqua parks. We've extended library opening hours and are working to build or upgrade nine libraries, while making Mt Coot-tha a leisure and adventure precinct with a new zipline, picnic areas and walking trails.

Find out what's on offer

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Did you know that Council offers free or low-cost health and fitness activities for people of all ages at more than 50 parks across Brisbane? 

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Enjoy some water-based fun at three Council parks and 16 Council pools. Did you know we're busy creating five new aqua parks?

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Want a gym without membership or fees? More than 90 Council parks have exercise equipment, with another 27 outdoor gyms on the way.

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Council helps deliver more than 50,000 markets, festivals and events across Brisbane each year. Find events near you and be part of the fun.

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Time to re-set and get back to nature? Visit one of our three environment centres at Boondall Wetlands, Downfall Creek and Karawatha Forest.

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Mt Coot-tha precinct is a gateway to some of Brisbane's best lifestyle and leisure opportunities. Explore the wonder of Mt Coot-tha today.

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Council's 33 libraries offer world-class facilities, collections, services and events and extended hours until 4pm on Saturdays.

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Council is expanding Brisbane's bikeway network with a $100 million investment by 2020. Cruise picturesque Brisbane on two wheels.

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Catch a CityCat, CityFerry or free CityHopper to explore our river city. We're expanding our CityCat fleet to include express CityCats.

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Like our What's On Facebook page to find out about events, festivals, markets, food and entertainment in Brisbane.

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Council has two 18 hole pay-and-play golf courses - Victoria Park and St Lucia Golf Links. Play a round at a top Australian public golf course.

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Visit the Planetarium, learn about astronomy and enjoy a great line-up of shows underneath the cosmic skydome.

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14 May 2018