Active and healthy events

Participant numbers for Council's Active and Healthy program

From Friday 2 October, Council’s Active and Healthy program sessions will return to standard operations, with social distancing measures to remain in place in accordance with State Government regulations.

Bookings may be required, so participants are encouraged to search our What’s On calendar to see what activities are available or phone Council on ‪07 3403 8888.

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 or even aqua aerobics.

With such a large variety of group fitness classes, there's 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.

Discover our full program of active and healthy events.

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Thu 22 Oct 2020, 6:00am

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

Robertson Park, 249 Indooroopilly Road, Taringa

Thu 22 Oct 2020, 6:00am

These sessions incorporate functional strength development, fitness conditioning and flexibility training for all fitness levels.

Colmslie Reserve, 420 Lytton Road, Morningside

Thu 22 Oct 2020, 6:30am

This program provides an overall fitness workout; the program combines strength and cardio functional exercises to provide participants with a highly...

Musgrave Park, 91 Cordelia Street, South Brisbane

Thu 22 Oct 2020, 6:30am

Pilates stretches and strengthens muscles of the spine and pelvis simultaneously thru abdominal based exercises. This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.

Nudgee Beach Reserve, 18 Fortitude Street, Nudgee Beach

Thu 22 Oct 2020, 6:30am

Pilates stretches and strengthens muscles of the spine and pelvis simultaneously through abdominal based exercises.

The Beirne Park, 77 Gerler Road, Hendra

Thu 22 Oct 2020, 7:30am

Bookings essential. Enjoy yoga and mindfulness in the bush. A chance to start your day really refreshed within nature.

Downfall Creek Bushland Centre, 815 Rode Road, McDowall

Thu 22 Oct 2020, 8:00am

Bookings essential. Enjoy this fun exercise class under cover in a relaxed setting on the outdoor green. This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.

Enoggera Bowls Club, 72 Pickering Street, Enoggera

Thu 22 Oct 2020, 8:30am

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

Fletcher Parade Park (nos.161-231), 219 Fletcher Parade, Bardon

Thu 22 Oct 2020, 8:30am

Bookings essential. Gain flexibility and core strength, balance and relaxation through a supported yoga session. This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.

Mt Gravatt PCYC, 90 Klumpp Road, Upper Mount Gravatt

Active and healthy at home

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.

For more ideas, visit our digital neighbourhood.


Breathe, stretch and unwind with yoga. Workouts vary in length so find the perfect session for you.

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Tai Chi

Find your inner calm and piece with the wonderful art of Tai Chi. Workouts vary in length.

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Bust a move from your living room with dance styles from around the world. 

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Cardio, HIIT and Pilates

Get your heart pumping! There are a variety of workouts available for you to watch and participate.

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For seniors

Get active with online classes and workshops ideal for seniors or read our top tips. 


For kids

Young people can learn soccer techniques at home. A variety of videos of various lengths available.

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Healthy eating

Learn more about nutrition or cook up a storm at home in the kitchen with these food related videos.

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Cycling events

Many of our cycling events have recommenced with social distancing measures in place. Book today.

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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 programs by having your say. Fill in the online 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? 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:2 October 2020