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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Sat 20 Aug 2022, 10:30am

Bookings essential. Conquer your fears and experience the thrills of abseiling at Kangaroo Point under the safe instruction of qualified facilitators.

Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, 29 River Terrace, Kangaroo Point

Sat 20 Aug 2022, 11:30am

Bookings essential. Deep Water Running is an all over body workout suitable for those looking to add to their current fitness routine, or those who are pregnant...

Yeronga Park Memorial Swimming Pool, 55 School Road, Yeronga

Sat 20 Aug 2022, 12:30pm

Bookings essential. You will have a ball learning the basics of fishing from the award winning team at 2 Bent Rods. Learn to tie a fishing knot, gather bait...

Moora Park, 65 Park Parade, Shorncliffe

Sat 20 Aug 2022, 1:30pm

Bookings essential. Come and play ball games, brave the obstacle courses and relays, enjoy sack and egg and spoon races, participate in drama based interactive...

Anzac Park, 100 Dean Street, Toowong

Sun 21 Aug 2022, 7:30am

Get your asanas on with a chilled yoga class by the beautiful Wynnum/Manly foreshore. Suitable for all, bring a friend or a family member.

Drevesen Park, 83 Lower Esplanade, Manly

Sun 21 Aug 2022, 8:00am

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body AND your mind, and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming...

Woolcock Park, 92 Waterworks Road, Red Hill

Sun 21 Aug 2022, 8:00am

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body AND your mind, and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming...

Robinson Park, 65 Ashby Street, Fairfield

Sun 21 Aug 2022, 8:30am

Start your Sunday with Zumba in the park! Upbeat music, a great workout and a fun atmosphere to start the week right. Suitable for everyone - We cater for all...

Calamvale District Park, 31 Formby Street, Calamvale

Sun 21 Aug 2022, 9:00am

Zumba is an interval workout. The classes move between high- and low-intensity dance moves designed to get your heart rate up and boost cardio endurance...

Ducie Street Park, 75 Ebrington Street, Darra

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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: 11 July 2022

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