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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Mon 6 Feb 2023, 6:00am

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

Jack Cook Memorial Park, 99 Gailey Road, Taringa

Mon 6 Feb 2023, 7:00am

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

Moora Park, 65 Park Parade, Shorncliffe

Mon 6 Feb 2023, 7:00am

Bookings essential. You will have a ball learning the basics or brushing up on past fishing skills from the award winning team at 2 Bent Rods. Learn to tie a...

Lota Camping Reserve, 710 Esplanade, Lota

Mon 6 Feb 2023, 7:45am

Gentle exercise for complete fitness. This is a safe and easy-to-learn program proven to relieve pain and reduce stiffness; improve balance and reduce falls...

Seville Park, 5 Elgar Street, Holland Park

Mon 6 Feb 2023, 8:00am

Tai Chi & Qigong for balance, stability and healthy ageing: Good balance requires mental and physical fitness. This proven falls-prevention program is adapted...

Old Friary, 139 Brookfield Road, Kenmore Hills

Mon 6 Feb 2023, 9:00am

Enjoy Qigong and Tai Chi in the park, gentle exercise to improve circulation, breathing and joint mobility. This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.

Boyd Terrace Park, 191 Rafting Ground Road, Brookfield

Mon 6 Feb 2023, 9:00am

Come and enjoy the great outdoors with your little ones while you move and make music together. You will share a special time with other parents, while helping...

Wynnum Wading Pool Park, 173 Wynnum Esplanade, Wynnum

Mon 6 Feb 2023, 9:00am

Gentle and fun movement for seniors. Feel better, reduce pain, increase mobility and get happy! Yoga, chair using the chair as a prop we combine traditional...

Wynnum Hall, 219 Bay Terrace, Wynnum

Mon 6 Feb 2023, 9:00am

Perfect for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba® class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower intensity. Learn easy-to...

Preston Road Park, 276 Meadowlands Road, Carina

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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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