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. 

In 2018, Council is delivering new and improved skate facilities including the completed Balmoral Youth Space and Murrarie Skate Park upgrade, and the brand new facilities Grovely Skate Spot and Ashgrove Skate Spot, which are currently under construction. Find out more.

Active and healthy in Brisbane

Find the ways Council supports you to become active and healthy with programs such as Active Parks, Chillout, GOLD, GOLD 'n' Kids, Heart Foundation Walking and more. Most fitness, strength and recreation activities are free or low cost.
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Council pools

Find information on Council pools in Brisbane including pool locations, opening hours, facilities and entry fees.

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Hibiscus Sports Complex

Find information on Hibiscus Sports Complex located at 90 Klumpp Road, Upper Mount Gravatt including available facilities and more.

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Exercise equipment in parks

More than 90 Council parks have exercise equipment, providing an opportunity to exercise and get fit outdoors for free.

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Basketball and netball facilities

There are over 200 Council parks with basketball/netball facilities, including half courts, hoops and keyways.

Cycling in Brisbane

Learn about cycling in Brisbane, including CityCycle bike hire, our route planner and bikeway maps, projects and more.

Skate parks

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

Walking

Council has a number of walking trails, including public art and heritage trails. You can also find a Heart Foundation Walking group.

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.

BMX facilities in parks

There are 12 parks across Brisbane offering BMX facilities including dirt tracks and hills and various types of jumps.

Water play areas

Find Brisbane-based water play areas in Council parks and pools with water play features and wading pools ideal for kids and toddlers.

Boating, canoeing and fishing

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

Rebound walls in parks

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

Personal mobility devices

Find out where you can ride Personal mobility devices (PMDs) in Brisbane.

Sport and Recreation Precinct Planning 2017-18 project

Brisbane City Council undertakes sport and recreation precinct plans, in consultation with Council’s community facility tenants and community users, to ensure the optimal use of valuable community facilities and to inform the future investment, development and management of these sites.

Wynnum Central Beach Volleyball

Learn more about the Wynnum Central Beach Volleyball plan that sees Wynnum Wading Pool transformed into a beach volleyball venue for 6 weeks each year.