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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Tue 29 Nov 2022, 7:00am

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

The Lake Parklands, 5 Alexandrina Circuit, Forest Lake

Tue 29 Nov 2022, 7:00am

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

Ferguson Park, 201 Barrett Street, Bracken Ridge

Tue 29 Nov 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...

Sherwood Arboretum, 87 Jolimont Street, Sherwood

Tue 29 Nov 2022, 8:00am

Bookings essential. Movement is fundamental for enjoying an active, fun & healthy life. This program will focus on improving your balance, stability, co...

Wakerley Park, 74 Dianthus Street, Wakerley

Tue 29 Nov 2022, 8:00am

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...

Lota Camping Reserve, 710 Esplanade, Lota

Tue 29 Nov 2022, 8:00am

Bookings essential. Discover the wonderful effects of mindfulness yoga in nature. Allow your stress to flow out of your body as you take in the wonder of the...

Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre, 31 Paperbark Drive (entry via Stanworth Rd), Boondall

Tue 29 Nov 2022, 8:15am

Exercises with a strong pilates foundation to improve your core strength and yoga elements for improved flexibility and breathing technique. Feel refreshed by...

Bulimba Memorial Park, 129 Oxford Street, Bulimba

Tue 29 Nov 2022, 8:30am

Yoga for Healthy body and Healthy mind. Suitable for all ages and abilities.

Twilight Street Park, 103 Sunset Road, Kenmore

Tue 29 Nov 2022, 8:30am

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...

Huxtable Park, 61 Maundrell Terrace, Chermside West

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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? 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: 5 September 2022

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