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

Increased COVID-19 restrictions from 1am Tuesday 29 June 2021

Increased restrictions are in place for South East Queensland from 1am Tuesday 29 June. Find out more.

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'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.

If you are specifically looking for school holidays content, check out our school holiday events page (for all of Council's school holiday events) and our blog, Brisbane school holidays: 14 days of free and low-cost activities to try.

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Seniors and GOLD events

Yoga classes

Events for kids

Cardio, HIIT and strength classes

Events for the adventurous

Classes in the pool

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Mon 26 Jul 2021, 12:30pm

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

City Botanic Gardens, 147 Alice Street, Brisbane City

Mon 26 Jul 2021, 1:00pm

Using minimum impact movements, participants will develop strength, mobility and movement in a fun environment. Sessions are completed in an indoor pool all...

Runcorn Pool, 37 Bonemill Road, Runcorn

Mon 26 Jul 2021, 1:30pm

Bookings essential. Lessen the impact of illness and pain through participating in this activity. This type of exercise will help you feel calm and relaxed...

The Community Place, 20 Clark Street, Kalinga

Mon 26 Jul 2021, 2:00pm

Bookings essential. Focus on a range of movements, strength and balance for active and healthy ageing. Standing poses and mat work included. This is a GOLD...

St David's Neighbourhood Centre, 68 Orange Grove Road, Coopers Plains

Mon 26 Jul 2021, 3:00pm

Bookings essential. Practise relaxation, learn mindfulness, let go of tension and stress and cultivate more peace and ease in your daily life. This will help to...

The Community Place, 20 Clark Street, Kalinga

Mon 26 Jul 2021, 4:00pm

Bookings essential. Increase your fitness using general boxing techniques, combinations and punches incorporating legs, arms, abs and running into the workout...

Bill Hewitt Reserve, 147 Samuel Street, Camp Hill

Mon 26 Jul 2021, 5:30pm

Pilates strengthens and stretches simultaneously through abdominal based exercises.

Grinstead Park, 130 Shand Street, Alderley

Mon 26 Jul 2021, 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

Tue 27 Jul 2021, 6:00am

Cardio training that is fun! Get your heart rate up in this motivating group environment.

Bill Cash Memorial Park, 898 Wynnum Road, Cannon Hill

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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 programs by having your say. 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: 12 July 2021