Brisbane City Council offers a variety of fitness and well-being activities for individuals of all ages, fitness levels and abilities. 

Get active at our free fitness classes, or take advantage of our low-cost activities to help improve your health. Try yoga, tai chi, group bike rides, Zumba, boxing, aqua aerobics and GOLD events for our seniors.

With such a large variety of group fitness classes, there are so many ways to build strength, increase your cardio fitness and help relax and ease your mind. 

Our active and healthy events are just one of the many ways we're creating more things to see and do in Brisbane.

If you are specifically looking for school holidays content, check out our school holiday events page (for all of Council's school holiday events).

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Cardio, HIIT and strength classes

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Wed 1 Feb 2023, 2:30pm

Booking essential. Gentle dance focused on fitness, co- ordination, flexibility, relaxation and fun. Suitable for all levels and is taught for multi level...

Sherwood Neighbourhood Centre, 38 Thallon Street, Sherwood

Wed 1 Feb 2023, 3:45pm

Bookings essential. Enjoy the outdoor group fitness session before the sunset. This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.

Ferny Grove Picnic Ground Park, 1233 Samford Road, Ferny Grove

Wed 1 Feb 2023, 4:30pm

Perfect for the active older adults who are looking for a fun way to keep moving with easy to follow dance moves. Class focuses on all elements of fitness...

Arthur Davis Park, Flinders Parade, Sandgate

Wed 1 Feb 2023, 5:00pm

Get active with great people at the Zumba Gold fitness workout for the young at heart! Enjoy a fun, simple and low-impact workout in a welcoming and supportive...

Booker Place Park, 89 Birkin Road, Bellbowrie

Wed 1 Feb 2023, 5:30pm

Hola! Salsation is here to make you sweat to the hot beats of Latino music. Salsation is a combination of fitness meets salsa. Salsa is a popular dance...

Les Atkinson Park, 430 Beenleigh Road, Sunnybank

Wed 1 Feb 2023, 5:30pm

This is a fun fitness class to Greek music. With easy to do choreography, you'll enjoy working out without realising you're exercising. Suitable for all...

Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, 29 River Terrace, Kangaroo Point

Wed 1 Feb 2023, 5:30pm

Pilates strengthens and stretches simultaneously through abdominal based activities.

Keong Park, 38 Appleby Road, Stafford

Thu 2 Feb 2023, 6:00am

Bookings essential. Workout set on park gym equipment including strength training and HIIT running - excellent for fast fitness and weight loss.

Robertson Park, 249 Indooroopilly Road, Taringa

Thu 2 Feb 2023, 6:30am

Pilates strengthens and stretches simultaneously through abdominal based exercises. This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.

Nudgee Beach Reserve, 18 Fortitude Street, Nudgee Beach

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While we spend more time at home, some of the providers who run our usual fitness and well-being activities have shared some workouts to keep you moving. Explore what’s on offer below.

Yoga and Tai chi


Cardio, HIIT and Pilates

For seniors or kids



Healthy eating

Queensland Government Companion Card

Please note that active and healthy program events for seniors and kids that incur a fee, now honour the Queensland Government Companion Card.

This allows free participation for anyone accompanying a person with disability who requires attendant care support.

More information

We want to hear from you! Help us to continue to improve our Active and Healthy program by having your say. Complete the customer experience survey or email the Active and Healthy team to provide further comments, feedback and enquiries.

Are you interested in becoming an Active and Healthy provider? We are currently seeking qualified providers who can deliver sessions for skateboarding, cooking, nutrition, aqua aerobics on the north side, ballroom dance, line dancing or other contemporary dance styles. We are also seeking providers who can deliver fitness type activities such as boxing. To register your interest, email the Active and Healthy Team.

Council is looking for group fitness instructors. Become a part of a vibrant team of health professionals that operate Council's two Corporate Wellness Centres in Brisbane's CBD. To register your interest email the Wellness team.

Last updated: 22 December 2022

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