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

COVID-19 restrictions

Restrictions are in place for South East Queensland from 4pm Sunday 8 August. 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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Sun 26 Sep 2021, 1:00pm

Our Mini Olympic games activity is a fun, semi competitive adaption of the Olympic games! Kids will enjoy activities like gum boot tossing, frisbee target...

Carindale Recreation Reserve, 27 Cadogan Street, Carindale

Sun 26 Sep 2021, 1:30pm

Bookings essential. Kite flying is energetic, relaxing and rewarding activity. Come along to this session and you will get to make your very own kite to take...

Jindalee Boat Ramp Park, 99 Mt Ommaney Drive, Jindalee

Mon 27 Sep 2021, 9:00am

Bookings essential. High and low impact interval training for all fitness levels. This is a Chillout event suitable for 10-17 years.

D. J. Sherrington Park, 601 Blunder Road, Inala

Mon 27 Sep 2021, 9:00am

***This event has been cancelled*** In this workshop we combine an action sport with mindfulness practice for young people. Our qualified AIS coaches will...

Calamvale District Park, 31 Formby Street, Calamvale

Mon 27 Sep 2021, 10:00am

Open Scooter Coaching Lesson - Kids of all ages. Learn new skate park skills on your scooter and how to ride safely. This is a Chillout event suitable for young...

Jindalee Skate Park, 44 Amazons Place, Jindalee

Mon 27 Sep 2021, 10:00am

Open BMX Coaching Lesson. Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane program.

Bracken Ridge BMX facility, Corner of Telegraph Road and Lemke Road, Fitzgibbon

Mon 27 Sep 2021, 10:00am

Bookings essential. If you enjoy a more passive approach or just like to chill out, then maybe playing games like Chess, Checkers, building giant Lego, Connect...

Bulimba Riverside Park, 57 Addison Avenue, Bulimba

Mon 27 Sep 2021, 10:00am

Bookings essential. Come and join this guided walk followed by a clay play experience. Along the way you can collect natural materials such as leaves and twigs...

Orleigh Park, 68 Hill End Terrace, West End

Mon 27 Sep 2021, 10:00am

Bookings essential. Join us for a hands on cooking workshop where you will learn tasty recipes and basic cooking skills to make you feel like a MasterChef. This...

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha, 152 Mt Coot-tha Road, Toowong

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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: 20 September 2021