Outdoor activities

Brisbane City Council has a wide range of outdoor activities and manages a variety of outdoor sporting and leisure facilities. These include 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.

Council delivered new and improved skate facilities including the Balmoral Youth Space and Murrarie Skate Park upgrade. There are also new facilities at Grovely and Ashgrove Skate Spots.Find out more.

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Council pools

Council has 22 swimming pools across Brisbane with various facilities at each location. Check your local pool for information about pool locations, opening hours, facilities and entry fees.

Cycling in Brisbane

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

Active and healthy in Brisbane

Find how 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 or our fitness activities are free or low-cost.
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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.

Ladies walking

Walking

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

Golf

Council owns and manages two 18 hole pay and play golf courses. The two courses located at St Lucia and Victoria Park open seven days a week excluding Christmas Day.

Tennis courts

Tennis courts are available for community use in Brisbane parks, tennis clubs and schools. Find a court in your area to book a game.

Boating, canoeing and fishing

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

Golf

Council owns and manages two 18 hole pay and play golf courses. The two courses located at St Lucia and Victoria Park open seven days a week excluding Christmas Day.

Exercise equipment in parks

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

Basketball and netball

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

Skate parks

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

Boating, canoeing and fishing

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

BMX parks

There are 19 parks across Brisbane offering BMX facilities including dirt tracks and hills and various types of jumps.

Aqua parks and 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.

Rebound walls in parks

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

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 six weeks each year.

Personal mobility devices

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

Sport and Recreation Precinct Planning 2017-18 project

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