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Active Parks has exercise in Brisbane parks for all levels of ability. Get a great workout or relax with some gentle exercise. Try out recreational tree climbing, join in a boxing class, get fit with Zumba or get out on the water with kayaking.

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Boxing and fitness circuit

Bookings essential. Bootcamp type exercises including boxing warm up followed by body weight exercises and aerobic movement. This is a fast way to fitness and weight loss. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near playground. Requirements: Boxing glove liners. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Perrin Park, Toowong. Thursday, August 17, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Boxfit

Bookings essential. A cardiovascular and strength based training program targeting the upper and lower body, focussed on coordination and safe boxing techniques. This class can be adapted for all fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground, off Russell Street. Venue: Musgrave Park, South Brisbane. Thursday, August 17, 2017, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM.

Fitness in nature

This activity starts with a warm up walk/jog in the beautiful natural reserve surroundings, followed by boxing and intermixed with body weight functional exercises, then finishing off with an extended body stretch session. All levels catered for. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Paula on 0452 625 961. Meeting point: Shelter opposite car park. Requirements: Bring your own white inner liner gloves. Age: 13 years and over. Venue: Downfall Creek Bushland Centre. Thursday, August 17, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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 recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: 200m along bike path, Graham St near Gympie Rd, Aspley. Venue: Aspley Rest Park, Carseldine. Thursday, August 17, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Power hour

Bookings essential. Increase endurance and tone up. This class is in 4-5 sections. Each section starts with the same run or power walk around a designated circuit within close proximity to the park. In between each run/walk there's a tabata workout to tone and strengthen overall. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jill at FitLiving on 0431 778 513. Meeting point: Picnic shelter near the river. Venue: Bulimba Riverside Park, Bulimba. Thursday, August 17, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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 recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit Living Chi. Meeting point: On riverbank just beyond main car park. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Thursday, August 17, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Fit mums boxing

A higher intensity exercise class in the park that includes interval training and boxing activities. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel and no bookings essential. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Belinda at Mums-ercise on 0424 505 343. Meeting point: On the grass in front of the car park on Halifax Street. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: C.P. Bottomley Park, Norman Park. Thursday, August 17, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Bodyweight burn

Use your own body to build strength, increase your stability and burn those calories. Suitable for all levels of fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tanya from Active As on 0433 215 303. Meeting point: Under the trees near the toilets. Requirements: Exercise mat. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Biami Yumba Park, Fig Tree Pocket. Thursday, August 17, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Dance2BFit

Dance2BFit is a high energy dance fitness class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates all styles of dance and movement. It's fun, it's easy, it's different and it's effective. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: At the stage overlooking the lake. Car park is on Forest Lake Boulevard. Venue: The Lake Parklands, Forest Lake. Thursday, August 17, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Hot hula fitness®

Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, hot hula fitness provides a total body workout. Core focused, easy to follow moves, suitable for all ages and fitness levels and no equipment is needed. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lelani on 0405 569 094. Meeting point: Reception. Thursday, August 17, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Inala Hub, 76 Corsair Ave, Inala.

Low impact fitness and pilates

Bookings essential. Easy movement and fitness exercises including a warm-up, strength, pilates and warm down. Bring a yoga mat. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: At the furthest eastern end of the park near the canoe club and scout hall, just near the car park. Requirements: Yoga mat, small dumbbells optional. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Graceville Riverside Parklands, Graceville. Thursday, August 17, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Hot hula fitness®

Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, hot hula fitness provides a total body workout. Core focused, easy to follow moves, suitable for all ages and fitness levels and no equipment is needed. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lelani on 0405 569 094. Meeting point: By the basketball court. Venue: Calamvale District Park, Calamvale. Thursday, August 17, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Stretch and tone

Bookings essential. Tone and strengthen overall body and core muscles using park gym equipment, weights and bands with added focus on mat-based stretching to leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Fantastic river views. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jill at FitLiving on 0431 778 513. Meeting point: Picnic shelter near the river. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Bulimba Riverside Park, Bulimba. Thursday, August 17, 2017, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lorraine at Precision Pilates on 0438 736 036. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: The Beirne Park, Hendra. Thursday, August 17, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Fun soccer coaching

Bookings essential. Fun, safe, soccer games using balls, goals and cones. This is the perfect mix of fun physical activity and instruction that is sure to please all. Suitable for 5-10 years of age. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Ginger Sports or for more information phone 3890 3338. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Alexander Park, Moorooka. Thursday, August 17, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Hot Hula dance fitness

This is a fun, new and exciting "total body" dance workout inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands. It provides a total body workout with easy to follow moves suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lelani on 0405 569 094. Meeting point: South Bank Piazza. Venue: South Bank Parklands. Thursday, August 17, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages and options will be provided for all levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sandra on 0422 526 924. Meeting point: Near the picnic table to the right of the dog park, access off Moreton Street. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Neal Macrossan Playground Park, Paddington. Thursday, August 17, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sharon at Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: Near the car park. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Decker Park, Brighton. Thursday, August 17, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sharon at Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: By the toilets. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Arthur Davis Park. Friday, August 18, 2017, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM.

The gentle workout

This session is suitable for those who don't like a fast paced exercise. You still get a great all over body workout but just in a more slow and gentle style. We will be focusing on flexibility, improving your endurance, gaining strength, posture, alignment, range of motion and strengthening the core. Performed together, these exercises will not only improve how your body looks but also its functionality. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Paula on 0452 625 961. Meeting point: Near the toilet block. Age: 13 years and over. Venue: Mulbeam Park, Boondall. Friday, August 18, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Fit mums strength and core

An exercise class that includes a mix of cardio, strength and core stability work. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel, no bookings required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Debbie at Mums-ercise on 0407 146 605. Meeting point: Near the picnic shelters and kids playground, off Meadowlands Rd, Tingalpa. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Meadowlands Picnic Ground Park, Tingalpa. Friday, August 18, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Fit for mums and dads

Improve your strength, cardio and core with functional and fun exercise. Bring the kiddies along and burn a few calories, all fitness levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tanya from Active As on 0433 215 303. Meeting point: By the playground. Requirements: Exercise mat. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Jindalee Boat Ramp Park, Jindalee. Friday, August 18, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sharon at Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: By the gazebo. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Oriel Park, Ascot. Friday, August 18, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Get fit for life

Bookings essential. The aim is to get positive results, which means first working hard, then feeling good and most importantly, having fun doing it. We train with variety, that is exercising using, aerobics, anaerobic, which promote fat burning, and body toning exercises that shape, strengthen, and sculpt the body. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Cain at The Community Place on 0415 475 850. Meeting point: Middle of Roseliegh Street park entrance. Venue: Melrose Park, Wooloowin. Friday, August 18, 2017, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Boxing for mums or dads

A great cardio and fat blasting exercise that will rapidly improve your fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fitness 4 U on 0412 552 885. Meeting point: Near the War Memorial. Venue: Walton Bridge Reserve, The Gap. Friday, August 18, 2017, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Fitness and bubs aqua

An aqua aerobics and toning class for mums, dads, grandparents and all other carers while baby safely enjoys the water alongside. Baby swim seat provided. Pool is heated. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Louise from Choose Today on 0412 140 034. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimwear, towel, baby needs. Baby seat is optional as swim seats are limited. Venue: Jindalee Pool, Jindalee. Friday, August 18, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

ACT-ivate Children's Club (Junior 3-4 years)

Bookings essential. Using balls, hoops, parachutes, tunnels, jumping sacks, puppets, storybooks, costumes and music, participants will explore all the different ways their growing bodies can move. These sessions will ACT-ivate the children and their caregivers and have a focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 3-4 years. Venue: Wittonga Park, The Gap. Friday, August 18, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

ACT-ivate Children's Club (Senior 5-10 years)

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 games and much more! These sessions will ACTivate participants and have a strong focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Wittonga Park, The Gap. Friday, August 18, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

Back to basics

Bookings essential. Learn simple and effective exercises that will help you improve your overall fitness levels. These simple exercises will help improve strength and cardiovascular fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground off Josling Street. Venue: Perrin Park, Toowong. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Boxercise

Bookings essential. Increase your fitness using general boxing techniques, combinations and punches incorporating legs, arms, abs and running into the workout. A great way to get active, increase your cardio fitness and build all-over strength. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Suanne at Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Park bench near the dragon playground. Venue: Majestic Park, Coorparoo. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Yoga

Breath in the fresh air and outdoors while actively participating in a full body workout with yoga sequences, breathing techniques and relaxation. The stretching will benefit cyclists and sports enthusiasts. A full workout to balance the body, heart and mind. Ferguson Park is located behind Bracken Ridge Library. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone YogAdo on 0478 198 194. Meeting point: Behind the Library, under the shelter. Requirements: Loose clothing, yoga mat. Age: 10 years and over. Venue: Ferguson Park, Bracken Ridge. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM.

Pilates

Stretching and strengthening exercises targeted at functional movement and core muscle strengthening. Exercises are designed to improve posture and help reduce risk of injury. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Alison from AMS Pilates on 0487 930 116. Meeting point: Behind the toilet block. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Zumba® fitness

Ditch the workout, join the party with a fun filled dance fitness class to music from all around the world. Options for all ages and fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Zumba Fitness with Mel on 0422 746 999. Meeting point: By the playground, near the car park. Venue: C.B. Mott Park, Holland Park. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Meditation and relaxation for all

Bookings essential. Discover meditation and relaxation techniques for women, men and children. Improve your self-esteem, physical fitness and confidence and enjoy a healthy mind, body and soul. The Japanese breathing techniques increase the lungs aerobic capacity and aid more efficient circulation. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book email Australian Goju Kai Karate or for more information 0409 474 494. Meeting point: Playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Canterbury Park, Bald Hills. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Outdoor group training

Live longer healthier lifestyles with cutting edge training techniques. Get the most out of a basic but effective education on nutrition. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Frank from Power Burn Fitness on 0434 346 054. Meeting point: Near the BBQ table by the tennis court. Venue: Svoboda Park, Kuraby. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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 recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong or phone 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Near the ferry terminal. Venue: New Farm Park, New Farm. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Yoga

Reap the mind body benefits of yoga outdoors. By getting out into nature you can experience yoga as it was originally intended. Yoga allows us to heal and strengthen our bodies, bring stillness to our minds and fill our lives with inspiration, purpose, abundance and fun! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Nicola from YOGAndU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Meet at reception. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Yoga for mind and body

Increase your vitality and flexibility, improve your posture, balance and muscle strength. Suitable for all levels and ages. No previous yoga experience required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tatiana on 0439 643 586. Meeting point: Next to gazebo by the river. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Guyatt Park, St Lucia. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Yoga on the river

Join us for Hatha yoga classes that are suitable for every body. Move, breath and stretch. All levels catered for. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Trina on 0401 979 991. Meeting point: Picnic shelters near the river. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Captain Burke Park, Kangaroo Point. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Zumba® fitness

Ditch the workout, join the party with a fun filled dance fitness class to music from all around the world. Options for all ages and fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Zumba Fitness with Mel on 0422 746 999. Meeting point: By the playground. Venue: Kalinga Park, Kalinga. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

8 week fitness challenge

Bookings essential. Begin the journey to successful weight loss while increasing your cardiovascular fitness and all-over strength in this 8 week challenge that will keep you motivated with tips and tricks along the way. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Suanne at Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Gym equipment area, off Meadowlands Road. Venue: Meadowlands Picnic Ground Park, Tingalpa. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Boxing circuit

Boxing is a great way to improve core and upper body strength. Come along and box your way to fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Vanessa at The Extra Mile on 0401 668 434. Meeting point: Next to the playground. Venue: Lions Park. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 8:45 AM – 9:30 AM.

Skateboarding masterclass

Bookings essential. These workshops make learning to skateboard fun, safe and easy for everyone. Through weekly coaching sessions you will learn the skills of skateboarding in an exciting, social and safe environment.  All ages and levels welcome.  Breakdown of classes: 3.30-4pm ages 3 to 9 years, 4-4.30pm ages 10 years and over. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Australian Skateboard Community Initiative or phone 1300 918 531. Meeting point: Skatepark. Requirements: Skateboard and helmet if you have one. Some equipment will be provided. Venue: Bracken Ridge Skate Plaza, Fitzgibbon. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Meditation and relaxation for all

Bookings essential. Discover meditation and relaxation techniques for women, men and children. Improve your self-esteem, physical fitness and confidence and enjoy a healthy mind, body and soul. The Japanese breathing techniques increase the lungs aerobic capacity and aid more efficient circulation. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book email Australian Goju Kai Karate or for more information 0409 474 494. Meeting point: Playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Barrett Street Reserve (water reserve), Bracken Ridge. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Yoga by the river

Start your weekend with yoga to invigorate the body, soothe the mind and connect with the spirit. Enjoy the river views and fig trees while you get active and healthy with yoga. All welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Haydie from Inspirit Health and Yoga on 0415 834 659. Meeting point: Under a fig tree, 50 meters onto Orleigh Street from Montague Road. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Aqua aerobics

Warm up this winter with a fun water workout in a heated pool for all fitness levels. Suitable for non swimmers, people with arthritis and other medical conditions. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone or SMS Qld Water Exercise and Physiotherapy (QWEP) on 0430 449 898 or email info@QWEP.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Yeronga Park Pool, Yeronga. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Aqua aerobics

Warm up this winter with a fun water workout in a heated pool for all fitness levels. Suitable for non swimmers, people with arthritis and other medical conditions. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone or SMS Qld Water Exercise and Physiotherapy (QWEP) on 0430 449 898 or email info@QWEP.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Beginner swimming program for adults

Bookings essential. An inclusive opportunity for men and women of all cultures to learn the basics of swimming, become water safe and get ready to conquer other water activities. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book SMS or phone Aqua English on 0406 063 737 or email info@aquaenglish.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimming cap, goggles. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Yeronga Park Pool, Yeronga. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM.

Beginner swimming program for adults

Bookings essential. An inclusive opportunity for men and women of all cultures to learn the basics of swimming, become water safe and get ready to conquer other water activities. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book SMS or phone Aqua English on 0406 063 737 or email info@aquaenglish.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimming cap, goggles. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Saturday, August 19, 2017, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM.

Flexibility and core conditioning

Bookings essential. Increase the flexibility throughout your entire body with our class focused on static stretches and abdominal exercises designed to strengthen and lengthen muscles, improve posture, increase overall stability of your body and aid in the prevention of injury. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Suanne at Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Park bench near the dragon playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Majestic Park, Coorparoo. Sunday, August 20, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Yoga

Come enjoy a sweet-tempered free yoga session by the beautiful Manly foreshore before enjoying the delights of the markets and cafe . All levels welcome! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone John on 0403 676 435. Meeting point: At the end of Stewart Parade, near the Sea Scouts. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Darling Point Park (road reserve). Sunday, August 20, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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 recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Woolcock Park, Red Hill. Sunday, August 20, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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 recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Near playground on Sydney Street, Fairfield. Venue: Robinson Park, Fairfield. Sunday, August 20, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Zumba®

With an infectious blend of Latin and International rhythms and easy to follow moves Zumba® boasts a global following of millions. Why? It’s fun, it’s easy, it’s different, it’s effective. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: Basketball court. Venue: Calamvale District Park, Calamvale. Sunday, August 20, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Dance2BFit

Dance2BFit is a high energy dance fitness class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates all styles of dance and movement. It's fun, it's easy, it's different and it's effective. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: At the stage overlooking the lake. Car park is on Forest Lake Boulevard. Venue: The Lake Parklands, Forest Lake. Sunday, August 20, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Northern Bikeway explorer

This mostly flat route combines a mixture of quiet street cycling with some of Brisbane’s best dedicated bike paths. Starting at Newmarket, this route takes us along the Enoggera Creek bikeway through Windsor and Albion, before linking with the new northern bikeway through Lutwyche, Wooloowin and Kedron. We will stop at a coffee shop before returning. Approximately 20kms in total. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy & Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. Just be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the ride starts. Bikes and equipment can be hired for $15 per person per activity but this must be arranged in advance. For more information contact Ross at Brisbane By Bicycle on 0413 253 366. Meeting point: At the end of Finsbury Street at the entrance to the bikepath. Requirements: Bike, helmet, water bottle, money for a coffee. Venue: Finsbury Park, Wilston. Sunday, August 20, 2017, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

The animals of Karawatha Forest

Bookings essential. Join Sparky Do Dah on a natural adventure and learn about the different animals that call the Karawatha Forest home. We will explore a variety of habitats, learn how different animals live together and how humans can reduce their environmental impact. All children are required to have a supervising parent or guardian on site. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Sparky Do Dah. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. Sunday, August 20, 2017, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Women's only cycle with confidence

Bookings essential. Come along and join in with like minded women and gain some hints and tips to build confidence on two wheels. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy & Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Cycle Away on 0427 431 481. Meeting point: Wheel of Brisbane, South Bank, off Russell Street. Requirements: Bike, helmet and sunscreen. Venue: South Bank Parklands. Sunday, August 20, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

10 of the best

Bookings essential. This program combines both strength and cardio exercises providing participants with a highly challenging activity.  This program targets the upper and lower body, concentrating in developing strength and cardiovascular fitness. The exercises are modified to cater for participant's different fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground, off Sylvan Road. Venue: Toowong Memorial Park, Toowong. Monday, August 21, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Fitness challenge

Bookings essential. Bootcamp type exercises with an emphasis on cardio fitness and overall body and core strength.  This will include a fitness test at the start, midway and then the finish to monitor your progress.  All fitness levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: By the picnic shelter, near the car park. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Frew Park, Milton. Monday, August 21, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Fitness challenge

Lose weight, get fit, tone up for a healthier and fitter you. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fitness 4 U on 0412 552 885. Meeting point: Albert Street gates. Venue: City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City. Monday, August 21, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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 recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Northshore Riverside Park, Hamilton. Monday, August 21, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Games for pre-schoolers

Traditional games for children to improve their gross motor skills. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Vanessa at The Extra Mile on 0401 668 434. Meeting point: Next to the playground. Age: 2-5 years. Venue: Clivedon Park, Fig Tree Pocket. Monday, August 21, 2017, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

High intensity interval training

Bookings essential. A fitness class that alternates between short periods of your maximum effort followed by recovery. This type of training is suitable for beginners and advanced levels and are a great way to burn calories fast. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jill at FitLiving on 0431 778 513. Meeting point: Near the playground, off Riding Road. Venue: Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne. Monday, August 21, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Mums and bubs soccer (2-3 years)

Bookings essential. Fun, safe, soccer games using balls, goals and cones. This is the perfect mix of fun, physical activity and instruction that is sure to please all. Suitable for 2-3 year olds. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Ginger Sports or for more information phone 3890 3338. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 2-3 years. Venue: Beryl Roberts Park, Coopers Plains. Monday, August 21, 2017, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenny at Ziprfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: By the playground on Perth Street. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Perth Street Park, Camp Hill. Monday, August 21, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Fit mums strength and core

An exercise class that includes a mix of cardio, strength and core stability work. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel, no bookings required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Debbie at Mums-ercise on 0407 146 605. Meeting point: Near the picnic shelter on Alexandra Drive. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Oriel Park, Ascot. Monday, August 21, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Cardio and tone

A 45 minute class that incorporates elements of cardio and strength for a complete all over body workout. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Vanessa at The Extra Mile on 0401 668 434. Meeting point: Next to the playground. Venue: Clivedon Park, Fig Tree Pocket. Monday, August 21, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

Fitness for mums

Bookings essential. Stay fit and healthy after having your baby. Re-build strength, tone and achieve overall cardio fitness. This is a great opportunity to meet other mums. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Nadia from Nadu Fitness on 0487 070 174. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Monday, August 21, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mums and bubs challenge

Regain you pre-pregnancy body and fitness while exercising with your baby. This is a great way to meet other mums. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fitness 4 U on 0412 552 885. Meeting point: Playground. Venue: Seville Park, Holland Park. Monday, August 21, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mums and bubs soccer (3-4 years)

Bookings essential. Fun, safe, soccer games using balls, goals and cones. This is the perfect mix of fun, physical activity and instruction that is sure to please all. Suitable for 3-4 year olds. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Ginger Sports or for more information phone 3890 3338. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 2-3 years. Venue: Beryl Roberts Park, Coopers Plains. Monday, August 21, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Pilates

Stretching and strengthening exercises targeted at functional movement and core muscle strengthening. Exercises are designed to improve posture and help reduce risk of injury. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Alison from AMS Pilates on 0487 930 116. Meeting point: Near the basketball half court. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: Calamvale District Park, Calamvale. Monday, August 21, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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 recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Picnic shelter. Venue: Keating Park, Indooroopilly. Monday, August 21, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mums n' bubs pilates

A workout specifically tailored for new mums and their babies that includes a mix of strength, stretch and core stability work to rebuild your body from the inside out.  Meet by the playground on Baron Street, Greenslopes. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenny at Ziprfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: By the playground on Baron Street. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Thompson Estate Reserve, Greenslopes. Monday, August 21, 2017, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Circuits and intervals

Bookings essential. Body conditioning circuits and interval training proven to be the most time efficient and effective way to increase and maintain your fitness levels. Varied programs designed to target strength, build muscular endurance and improve cardiovascular performance. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Christine from Fitness with a Twist on 0406 425 561. Meeting point: The gazebo near the Australian Plant Communities car park. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Monday, August 21, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenny at Ziprfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: By the play equipment. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Mt Gravatt Park, Upper Mount Gravatt. Monday, August 21, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Skateboarding masterclass

Bookings essential. These workshops make learning to skateboard fun, safe and easy for everyone. Through weekly coaching sessions you will learn the skills of skateboarding in an exciting, social and safe environment.  All ages and levels welcome.  Breakdown of classes: 3.30-4pm ages 3 to 9 years, 4-4.30pm ages 10 years and over. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Australian Skateboard Community Initiative or phone 1300 918 531. Meeting point: Skatepark. Requirements: Skateboard and helmet if you have one. Some equipment will be provided. Monday, August 21, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Fairfield Skatepark, 136 Home St, Fairfield QLD 4103.

ACT-ivate Children's Club (Junior 3-4 years)

Bookings essential. Using balls, hoops, parachutes, tunnels, jumping sacks, puppets, storybooks, costumes and music, participants will explore all the different ways their growing bodies can move. These sessions will ACT-ivate the children and their caregivers and have a focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: Near the playground on Hill End Terrace. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 3-4 years. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Monday, August 21, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

ACT-ivate Children's Club (Senior 5-10 years)

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 games and much more! These sessions will ACTivate participants and have a strong focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: Near the playground on Hill End Terrace. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Monday, August 21, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

Circuit training

Bookings essential. Focus on positive things that you can do to feel good. Whether you have done exercise in the past or are new to being active, you will have an experience that you will enjoy; you will always have a choice to work at your own capacity. No pressure! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jude at The Community Place on 0407 750 006. Meeting point: By the playground off Sylvan Road, Stafford. Venue: Keong Park, Stafford. Monday, August 21, 2017, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

8 week fitness challenge

Bookings essential. Come and learn to make sustainable lifestyle changes with clean living/eating and regular exercise. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Nadia from Nadu Fitness on 0487 070 174. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Pegg's Park, Moorooka. Monday, August 21, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Cross training

Bookings essential. High intensity weight resistance training and aerobic exercises. All fitness levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near gym equipment area. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Jack Cook Memorial Park, Taringa. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Fitness challenge

Get fit, lose weight, tone up for a healthier and fitter you. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fitness 4 U on 0412 552 885. Meeting point: Playground. Venue: Kingfisher Park, Kenmore. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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 recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Near car park, Jolimont Street, Sherwood. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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 recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Near Scout Hall. Venue: Huxtable Park, Chermside West. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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 recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Car park. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Fit mums strength and core

An exercise class that includes a mix of cardio, strength and core stability work. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel, no bookings required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Debbie at Mums-ercise on 0407 146 605. Meeting point: On the grass near the kids playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Lavarack Park, Camp Hill. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenny at Ziprfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: Half way between the basketball court and playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Joe Bradfield Centre Park, Carina. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Dance2BFit

Dance2BFit is a high energy dance fitness class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates all styles of dance and movement. It's fun, it's easy, it's different and it's effective. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: Undercover area to the right of the park entrance. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Kindy dance

Toddlers and pre schoolers can enjoy moving to music, while you watch their confidence grow! Children will learn different movement patterns and dance moves, along with plenty of fun dance based games. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lynn at Kelly Sports on 0416 837 937. Meeting point: Amphitheatre. Venue: Ken Fletcher Park, Tennyson. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Low impact fitness and pilates

Bookings essential. Easy movement and fitness exercises including a warm-up, strength, pilates and warm down. Bring a yoga mat. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near gym equipment area. Requirements: Yoga mat, small dumbbells optional. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Guyatt Park, St Lucia. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Soccer for tots (2-3 years)

Bookings essential. Get the children to develop their motor skills, balance, coordination while strengthening their relationship with their parents through fun games. They will learn a new skill every session. Parents are actively involved in this fun activity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Mauricio at Grasshopper Soccer on 0430 588 067. Meeting point: Oval. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 2-3 years. Venue: Frew Park, Milton. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Fitness for all

A cardiovascular and strength based training program targeting the upper and lower body, focused on coordination and safe boxing techniques. This class can be adapted for all fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: Meet at reception. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Ozcare, 48 Peel Street, South Brisbane.

Soccer for young children (4-5 years)

Bookings essential. Introducing young children to the basic concepts of soccer. Along with ball skills, they will also learn how to kick the ball and play the "big game". Each game will be 1v1 or 2v2 which gives the child a feel of what it's like to play a real soccer game. Parents are actively involved in this great activity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Mauricio at Grasshopper Soccer on 0430 588 067. Meeting point: Oval. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 4-5 years. Venue: Frew Park, Milton. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Yogalates

Yoga and pilates fusion, a fitness routine that combines pilates exercises with the postures and breathing techniques of yoga. Suitable for all ages, no previous yoga experience required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tatiana on 0439 643 586. Meeting point: Next to club house. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Jack Cook Memorial Park, Taringa. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Baby bootcamp

Bookings essential. A post-natal group fitness session aiming to re-build strength, tone and overall cardio fitness following the birth of your baby. Great opportunity to meet other mums. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jill at FitLiving on 0431 778 513. Meeting point: At the tennis wall near AFL carpark. Requirements: Baby in pram. Venue: Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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 recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Grass area above duck pond, next to waterfall, Alice St Brisbane. Venue: City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Fitness for mums

Bookings essential. Stay fit and healthy after having your baby. Re-build strength, tone and achieve overall cardio fitness. This is a great opportunity to meet other mums. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Nadia from Nadu Fitness on 0487 070 174. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Grenier Park, Acacia Ridge. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM.

Latin TLC training

Bookings essential. A fitness workout that will challenge you to the max. The program is divided in two sessions one strength based the other cardio based and combined with Latin music provides an excellent pleasurable workout. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the picnic tables, corner of Montague Rd and Hill End Tce. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM.

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages and options will be provided for all levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sandra on 0422 526 924. Meeting point: Near the gym equipment area, off Riding Road. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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 recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Near playground, off Burilda St, Hendra. Venue: The Beirne Park, Hendra. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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 recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Opposite Florence Street, near car park, Wynnum Esp. Wynnum. Venue: Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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 recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Near shelter shed. Venue: Anstead Bushland Reserve, Anstead. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Circuits and intervals

Bookings essential. Body conditioning circuits and interval training proven to be the most time efficient and effective way to increase and maintain your fitness levels. Varied programs designed to target strength, build muscular endurance and improve cardiovascular performance. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Christine from Fitness with a Twist on 0406 425 561. Meeting point: Near half basketball court. Venue: Bowman Park, Bardon. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Fit mums boxing

A higher intensity exercise class in the park that includes interval training and boxing activities. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel and no bookings essential. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Belinda at Mums-ercise on 0424 505 343. Meeting point: On the grass near the kids playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Raymond Park, Kangaroo Point. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Boxing and fitness circuit

Bookings essential. Fitness circuit using the park gym equipment with a boxing warm-up. All levels catered for. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near gym equipment area. Requirements: Boxing glove liners. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Akuna Street Park, Kenmore. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Fitness 4 me

An outdoor exercise class that includes skipping and hula hooping to assist in improving cardio, strength and core stability. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Aggie from Mona Health Coach on 0433 463 578. Meeting point: Under cover pavilion area to the right of the park entrance. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mums boxing and fitness

Bookings essential. Increase your fitness using general boxing techniques, combinations and punches incorporating legs, arms, abs and running into the workout. A great way to get active, increase your cardio fitness and build all-over strength. Bubs are welcome at the class. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Suanne at Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Meet at reception. Venue: Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sharon at Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Dorrington Park, Ashgrove. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Stretch, tone, bend and balance

Tone the body, increase flexibility, gain strength and relax the mind with yoga for mums with children and open to anyone else that wishes to join in. If you have children they can play or join in while you get to move your body. Focus is on flexibility, core strength, pelvic floor and abdominals, all in the beautiful outdoors. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Haydie at Inspirit Health and Yoga on 0415 834 659. Meeting point: By the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Booker Place Park, Bellbowrie. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Healthy home produce

Bookings essential. Learn how to bake your own sourdough bread, pizza, preserving, pickling, fermenting, making organic yoghurt in the sun and raw cakes. Includes easy recipes. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book or for more information phone Brisbane Botanic Gardens on (07) 3403 2535. Meeting point: Outdoor kitchen in the garden. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Yoga

Yoga calms the mind and body while stretching and strengthening through long hold poses. All levels catered for. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Irene on 0433 346 819. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Perth Street Park, Camp Hill. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Healthy home produce

Bookings essential. Learn how to bake your own sourdough bread, pizza, preserving, pickling, fermenting, making organic yoghurt in the sun and raw cakes. Includes easy recipes. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book or for more information phone Brisbane Botanic Gardens on 07 3403 2535. Meeting point: Outdoor kitchen in the garden. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Skateboarding masterclass

Bookings essential. These workshops make learning to skateboard fun, safe and easy for everyone. Through weekly coaching sessions you will learn the skills of skateboarding in an exciting, social and safe environment.  All ages and levels welcome.  Breakdown of classes: 3.30-4pm ages 3 to 9 years, 4-4.30pm ages 10 years and over. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Australian Skateboard Community Initiative or phone 1300 918 531. Meeting point: Skatepark. Requirements: Skateboard and helmet if you have one. Some equipment will be provided. Venue: Neal Macrossan Playground Park, Paddington. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

ACT-ivate Children's Club (Junior 3-4 years)

Bookings essential. Using balls, hoops, parachutes, tunnels, jumping sacks, puppets, storybooks, costumes and music, participants will explore all the different ways their growing bodies can move. These sessions will ACT-ivate the children and their caregivers and have a focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Amarina Park is next to Ashgrove Library. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: Park outside library. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 3-4 years. Venue: Amarina Avenue Park, Ashgrove. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

ACT-ivate Children's Club (Senior 5-10 years)

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 games and much more! These sessions will ACTivate participants and have a strong focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Amarina Park is next to Ashgrove Library. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: Park outside library. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Amarina Avenue Park, Ashgrove. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

Family fitness challenge

Get the family off the screens and get active together! Find out what steps the whole family can take with eating and exercise to live a happier healthier life together. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings not required. For more information phone Katie from Love of Life Fitness on 0422 138 271. Meeting point: At the basketball court. Venue: Wakerley Park, Wakerley. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Outdoor group training

Live longer healthier lifestyles with cutting edge training techniques. Get the most out of a basic but effective education on nutrition. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Frank from Power Burn Fitness on 0434 346 054. Meeting point: Near the BBQ table by the tennis court. Venue: Svoboda Park, Kuraby. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM.

Boxfit

Bookings essential. A cardiovascular and strength based training program targeting the upper and lower body, focussed on coordination and safe boxing techniques. This class can be adapted for all fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: Mosaic square picnic area. Venue: Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, Kangaroo Point. Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Boxing and fitness circuit

Bookings essential. Bootcamp type exercises including boxing warm up followed by body weight exercises and aerobic movement. This is a fast way to fitness and weight loss. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near playground. Requirements: Boxing glove liners. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Perrin Park, Toowong. Thursday, August 24, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Boxfit

Bookings essential. A cardiovascular and strength based training program targeting the upper and lower body, focussed on coordination and safe boxing techniques. This class can be adapted for all fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground, off Russell Street. Venue: Musgrave Park, South Brisbane. Thursday, August 24, 2017, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM.

Fitness in nature

This activity starts with a warm up walk/jog in the beautiful natural reserve surroundings, followed by boxing and intermixed with body weight functional exercises, then finishing off with an extended body stretch session. All levels catered for. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Paula on 0452 625 961. Meeting point: Shelter opposite car park. Requirements: Bring your own white inner liner gloves. Age: 13 years and over. Venue: Downfall Creek Bushland Centre. Thursday, August 24, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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 recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: 200m along bike path, Graham St near Gympie Rd, Aspley. Venue: Aspley Rest Park, Carseldine. Thursday, August 24, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Power hour

Bookings essential. Increase endurance and tone up. This class is in 4-5 sections. Each section starts with the same run or power walk around a designated circuit within close proximity to the park. In between each run/walk there's a tabata workout to tone and strengthen overall. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jill at FitLiving on 0431 778 513. Meeting point: Picnic shelter near the river. Venue: Bulimba Riverside Park, Bulimba. Thursday, August 24, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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 recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit Living Chi. Meeting point: On riverbank just beyond main car park. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Thursday, August 24, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Fit mums boxing

A higher intensity exercise class in the park that includes interval training and boxing activities. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel and no bookings essential. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Belinda at Mums-ercise on 0424 505 343. Meeting point: On the grass in front of the car park on Halifax Street. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: C.P. Bottomley Park, Norman Park. Thursday, August 24, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Bodyweight burn

Use your own body to build strength, increase your stability and burn those calories. Suitable for all levels of fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tanya from Active As on 0433 215 303. Meeting point: Under the trees near the toilets. Requirements: Exercise mat. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Biami Yumba Park, Fig Tree Pocket. Thursday, August 24, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Dance2BFit

Dance2BFit is a high energy dance fitness class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates all styles of dance and movement. It's fun, it's easy, it's different and it's effective. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: At the stage overlooking the lake. Car park is on Forest Lake Boulevard. Venue: The Lake Parklands, Forest Lake. Thursday, August 24, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Hot hula fitness®

Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, hot hula fitness provides a total body workout. Core focused, easy to follow moves, suitable for all ages and fitness levels and no equipment is needed. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lelani on 0405 569 094. Meeting point: Reception. Thursday, August 24, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Inala Hub, 76 Corsair Ave, Inala.

Low impact fitness and pilates

Bookings essential. Easy movement and fitness exercises including a warm-up, strength, pilates and warm down. Bring a yoga mat. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: At the furthest eastern end of the park near the canoe club and scout hall, just near the car park. Requirements: Yoga mat, small dumbbells optional. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Graceville Riverside Parklands, Graceville. Thursday, August 24, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Hot hula fitness®

Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, hot hula fitness provides a total body workout. Core focused, easy to follow moves, suitable for all ages and fitness levels and no equipment is needed. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lelani on 0405 569 094. Meeting point: By the basketball court. Venue: Calamvale District Park, Calamvale. Thursday, August 24, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Stretch and tone

Bookings essential. Tone and strengthen overall body and core muscles using park gym equipment, weights and bands with added focus on mat-based stretching to leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Fantastic river views. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jill at FitLiving on 0431 778 513. Meeting point: Picnic shelter near the river. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Bulimba Riverside Park, Bulimba. Thursday, August 24, 2017, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lorraine at Precision Pilates on 0438 736 036. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: The Beirne Park, Hendra. Thursday, August 24, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Fun soccer coaching

Bookings essential. Fun, safe, soccer games using balls, goals and cones. This is the perfect mix of fun physical activity and instruction that is sure to please all. Suitable for 5-10 years of age. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Ginger Sports or for more information phone 3890 3338. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Alexander Park, Moorooka. Thursday, August 24, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages and options will be provided for all levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sandra on 0422 526 924. Meeting point: Near the picnic table to the right of the dog park, access off Moreton Street. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Neal Macrossan Playground Park, Paddington. Thursday, August 24, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sharon at Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: Near the car park. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Decker Park, Brighton. Thursday, August 24, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sharon at Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: By the toilets. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Arthur Davis Park. Friday, August 25, 2017, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM.

The gentle workout

This session is suitable for those who don't like a fast paced exercise. You still get a great all over body workout but just in a more slow and gentle style. We will be focusing on flexibility, improving your endurance, gaining strength, posture, alignment, range of motion and strengthening the core. Performed together, these exercises will not only improve how your body looks but also its functionality. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Paula on 0452 625 961. Meeting point: Near the toilet block. Age: 13 years and over. Venue: Mulbeam Park, Boondall. Friday, August 25, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Fit mums strength and core

An exercise class that includes a mix of cardio, strength and core stability work. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel, no bookings required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Debbie at Mums-ercise on 0407 146 605. Meeting point: Near the picnic shelters and kids playground, off Meadowlands Rd, Tingalpa. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Meadowlands Picnic Ground Park, Tingalpa. Friday, August 25, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Fit for mums and dads

Improve your strength, cardio and core with functional and fun exercise. Bring the kiddies along and burn a few calories, all fitness levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tanya from Active As on 0433 215 303. Meeting point: By the playground. Requirements: Exercise mat. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Jindalee Boat Ramp Park, Jindalee. Friday, August 25, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sharon at Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: By the gazebo. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Oriel Park, Ascot. Friday, August 25, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Get fit for life

Bookings essential. The aim is to get positive results, which means first working hard, then feeling good and most importantly, having fun doing it. We train with variety, that is exercising using, aerobics, anaerobic, which promote fat burning, and body toning exercises that shape, strengthen, and sculpt the body. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Cain at The Community Place on 0415 475 850. Meeting point: Middle of Roseliegh Street park entrance. Venue: Melrose Park, Wooloowin. Friday, August 25, 2017, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Boxing for mums or dads

A great cardio and fat blasting exercise that will rapidly improve your fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fitness 4 U on 0412 552 885. Meeting point: Near the War Memorial. Venue: Walton Bridge Reserve, The Gap. Friday, August 25, 2017, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Fitness and bubs aqua

An aqua aerobics and toning class for mums, dads, grandparents and all other carers while baby safely enjoys the water alongside. Baby swim seat provided. Pool is heated. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Louise from Choose Today on 0412 140 034. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimwear, towel, baby needs. Baby seat is optional as swim seats are limited. Venue: Jindalee Pool, Jindalee. Friday, August 25, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

ACT-ivate Children's Club (Junior 3-4 years)

Bookings essential. Using balls, hoops, parachutes, tunnels, jumping sacks, puppets, storybooks, costumes and music, participants will explore all the different ways their growing bodies can move. These sessions will ACT-ivate the children and their caregivers and have a focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 3-4 years. Venue: Wittonga Park, The Gap. Friday, August 25, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

ACT-ivate Children's Club (Senior 5-10 years)

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 games and much more! These sessions will ACTivate participants and have a strong focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Wittonga Park, The Gap. Friday, August 25, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

Back to basics

Bookings essential. Learn simple and effective exercises that will help you improve your overall fitness levels. These simple exercises will help improve strength and cardiovascular fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground off Josling Street. Venue: Perrin Park, Toowong. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Boxercise

Bookings essential. Increase your fitness using general boxing techniques, combinations and punches incorporating legs, arms, abs and running into the workout. A great way to get active, increase your cardio fitness and build all-over strength. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Suanne at Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Park bench near the dragon playground. Venue: Majestic Park, Coorparoo. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Yoga

Breath in the fresh air and outdoors while actively participating in a full body workout with yoga sequences, breathing techniques and relaxation. The stretching will benefit cyclists and sports enthusiasts. A full workout to balance the body, heart and mind. Ferguson Park is located behind Bracken Ridge Library. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone YogAdo on 0478 198 194. Meeting point: Behind the Library, under the shelter. Requirements: Loose clothing, yoga mat. Age: 10 years and over. Venue: Ferguson Park, Bracken Ridge. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM.

Pilates

Stretching and strengthening exercises targeted at functional movement and core muscle strengthening. Exercises are designed to improve posture and help reduce risk of injury. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Alison from AMS Pilates on 0487 930 116. Meeting point: Behind the toilet block. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Zumba® fitness

Ditch the workout, join the party with a fun filled dance fitness class to music from all around the world. Options for all ages and fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Zumba Fitness with Mel on 0422 746 999. Meeting point: By the playground, near the car park. Venue: C.B. Mott Park, Holland Park. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Meditation and relaxation for all

Bookings essential. Discover meditation and relaxation techniques for women, men and children. Improve your self-esteem, physical fitness and confidence and enjoy a healthy mind, body and soul. The Japanese breathing techniques increase the lungs aerobic capacity and aid more efficient circulation. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book email Australian Goju Kai Karate or for more information 0409 474 494. Meeting point: Playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Canterbury Park, Bald Hills. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Outdoor group training

Live longer healthier lifestyles with cutting edge training techniques. Get the most out of a basic but effective education on nutrition. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Frank from Power Burn Fitness on 0434 346 054. Meeting point: Near the BBQ table by the tennis court. Venue: Svoboda Park, Kuraby. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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 recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong or phone 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Near the ferry terminal. Venue: New Farm Park, New Farm. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Women's only bike maintenance

Bookings essential. This is a basic bicycle maintenance course delivered for women by women. The session will include tyre changing and general maintenance hints. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy & Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Cycle Away on 0427 431 481. Meeting point: Shelter by the playground. Requirements: Bike (optional). Venue: Arthur Davis Park. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Yoga

Reap the mind body benefits of yoga outdoors. By getting out into nature you can experience yoga as it was originally intended. Yoga allows us to heal and strengthen our bodies, bring stillness to our minds and fill our lives with inspiration, purpose, abundance and fun! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Nicola from YOGAndU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Meet at reception. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Yoga for mind and body

Increase your vitality and flexibility, improve your posture, balance and muscle strength. Suitable for all levels and ages. No previous yoga experience required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tatiana on 0439 643 586. Meeting point: Next to gazebo by the river. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Guyatt Park, St Lucia. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Yoga on the river

Join us for Hatha yoga classes that are suitable for every body. Move, breath and stretch. All levels catered for. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Trina on 0401 979 991. Meeting point: Picnic shelters near the river. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Captain Burke Park, Kangaroo Point. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Zumba® fitness

Ditch the workout, join the party with a fun filled dance fitness class to music from all around the world. Options for all ages and fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Zumba Fitness with Mel on 0422 746 999. Meeting point: By the playground. Venue: Kalinga Park, Kalinga. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

8 week fitness challenge

Bookings essential. Begin the journey to successful weight loss while increasing your cardiovascular fitness and all-over strength in this 8 week challenge that will keep you motivated with tips and tricks along the way. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Suanne at Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Gym equipment area, off Meadowlands Road. Venue: Meadowlands Picnic Ground Park, Tingalpa. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Boxing circuit

Boxing is a great way to improve core and upper body strength. Come along and box your way to fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Vanessa at The Extra Mile on 0401 668 434. Meeting point: Next to the playground. Venue: Lions Park. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 8:45 AM – 9:30 AM.

Skateboarding masterclass

Bookings essential. These workshops make learning to skateboard fun, safe and easy for everyone. Through weekly coaching sessions you will learn the skills of skateboarding in an exciting, social and safe environment.  All ages and levels welcome.  Breakdown of classes: 3.30-4pm ages 3 to 9 years, 4-4.30pm ages 10 years and over. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Australian Skateboard Community Initiative or phone 1300 918 531. Meeting point: Skatepark. Requirements: Skateboard and helmet if you have one. Some equipment will be provided. Venue: Bracken Ridge Skate Plaza, Fitzgibbon. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Meditation and relaxation for all

Bookings essential. Discover meditation and relaxation techniques for women, men and children. Improve your self-esteem, physical fitness and confidence and enjoy a healthy mind, body and soul. The Japanese breathing techniques increase the lungs aerobic capacity and aid more efficient circulation. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book email Australian Goju Kai Karate or for more information 0409 474 494. Meeting point: Playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Barrett Street Reserve (water reserve), Bracken Ridge. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Yoga by the river

Start your weekend with yoga to invigorate the body, soothe the mind and connect with the spirit. Enjoy the river views and fig trees while you get active and healthy with yoga. All welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Haydie from Inspirit Health and Yoga on 0415 834 659. Meeting point: Under a fig tree, 50 meters onto Orleigh Street from Montague Road. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Aqua aerobics

Warm up this winter with a fun water workout in a heated pool for all fitness levels. Suitable for non swimmers, people with arthritis and other medical conditions. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone or SMS Qld Water Exercise and Physiotherapy (QWEP) on 0430 449 898 or email info@QWEP.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Aqua aerobics

Warm up this winter with a fun water workout in a heated pool for all fitness levels. Suitable for non swimmers, people with arthritis and other medical conditions. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone or SMS Qld Water Exercise and Physiotherapy (QWEP) on 0430 449 898 or email info@QWEP.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Yeronga Park Pool, Yeronga. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Kayak explore

Bookings essential. Bring along the family or a friend and come explore Brisbane's waterways. Minimum age is 10 years of age. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Queensland Canoeing. Meeting point: At the boat ramp behind the Scout Hall. Requirements: Enclosed footwear, clothing suitable to paddle in and get wet, towel and change of clothes. Age: 10 years and over. Venue: Simpsons Playground. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Kayak fishing adventure - Session 1

Bookings essential. Try your hand at kayak fishing and get to places where most others can't with the quietness of a kayak. All kayaking and fishing equipment, instruction and bait supplied. Legal size fish can be kept. This is a popular activity so bookings are required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. Bookings open 26 July. To book visit Vertec Adventure or for more information phone 0403 293 533. Meeting point: Queen Victoria Boat Ramp, Cnr Esplande and Cobar Streets, Lota. Requirements: Shoes that can get wet, towel and a change of dry clothes. Age: 6 years and over. 6-12 years must be accompanied by an adult. Venue: Lota Point Park (road reserve), Lota. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

Beginner swimming program for adults

Bookings essential. An inclusive opportunity for men and women of all cultures to learn the basics of swimming, become water safe and get ready to conquer other water activities. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book SMS or phone Aqua English on 0406 063 737 or email info@aquaenglish.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimming cap, goggles. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM.

Beginner swimming program for adults

Bookings essential. An inclusive opportunity for men and women of all cultures to learn the basics of swimming, become water safe and get ready to conquer other water activities. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book SMS or phone Aqua English on 0406 063 737 or email info@aquaenglish.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimming cap, goggles. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Yeronga Park Pool, Yeronga. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM.

Kayak fishing adventure - Session 2

Bookings essential. Try your hand at kayak fishing and get to places where most others can't with the quietness of a kayak. All kayaking and fishing equipment, instruction and bait supplied. Legal size fish can be kept. This is a popular activity so bookings are required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. Bookings open 26 July. To book visit Vertec Adventure or for more information phone 0403 293 533. Meeting point: Queen Victoria Boat Ramp, Cnr Esplande and Cobar Streets, Lota. Requirements: Shoes that can get wet, towel and a change of dry clothes. Age: 6 years and over. 6-12 years must be accompanied by an adult. Venue: Lota Point Park (road reserve), Lota. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM.

Fitness, fun and games

A fun interactive session that teaches children and parents how to keep fit by developing lifelong behaviours. In the session you get to do basic fitness exercises and learn about the different muscles you are exercising. You will also play games that assist with motor coordination. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Aggie from Mona Health Coach on 0433 463 578. Meeting point: Area next to BBQ 3. Age: 5 years and over. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Saturday, August 26, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Flexibility and core conditioning

Bookings essential. Increase the flexibility throughout your entire body with our class focused on static stretches and abdominal exercises designed to strengthen and lengthen muscles, improve posture, increase overall stability of your body and aid in the prevention of injury. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Suanne at Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Park bench near the dragon playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Majestic Park, Coorparoo. Sunday, August 27, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Wetlands social ride and bike maintenance

Bookings essential. Don't get caught out, learn how to change a tyre and keep your bike rolling with basic maintenance tips. Then come along on a social ride to explore the beautiful Boondall Wetlands Reserve along the 13km return journey of the Boondall bikeway to Nudgee Beach, including a stop at Anne Beasley lookout and then return. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy & Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Cycle Away on 0427 431 481. Meeting point: Environmental Centre picnic area. Requirements: Bike, helmet, insect repellent and sunscreen. Venue: Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre. Sunday, August 27, 2017, 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Yoga

Come enjoy a sweet-tempered free yoga session by the beautiful Manly foreshore before enjoying the delights of the markets and cafe . All levels welcome! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone John on 0403 676 435. Meeting point: At the end of Stewart Parade, near the Sea Scouts. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Darling Point Park (road reserve). Sunday, August 27, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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 recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Near playground on Sydney Street, Fairfield. Venue: Robinson Park, Fairfield. Sunday, August 27, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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 recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Woolcock Park, Red Hill. Sunday, August 27, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Zumba®

With an infectious blend of Latin and International rhythms and easy to follow moves Zumba® boasts a global following of millions. Why? It’s fun, it’s easy, it’s different, it’s effective. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: Basketball court. Venue: Calamvale District Park, Calamvale. Sunday, August 27, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

10 of the best

Bookings essential. This program combines both strength and cardio exercises providing participants with a highly challenging activity.  This program targets the upper and lower body, concentrating in developing strength and cardiovascular fitness. The exercises are modified to cater for participant's different fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground, off Sylvan Road. Venue: Toowong Memorial Park, Toowong. Monday, August 28, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Fitness challenge

Bookings essential. Bootcamp type exercises with an emphasis on cardio fitness and overall body and core strength.  This will include a fitness test at the start, midway and then the finish to monitor your progress.  All fitness levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: By the picnic shelter, near the car park. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Frew Park, Milton. Monday, August 28, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Fitness challenge

Lose weight, get fit, tone up for a healthier and fitter you. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fitness 4 U on 0412 552 885. Meeting point: Albert Street gates. Venue: City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City. Monday, August 28, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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 recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Northshore Riverside Park, Hamilton. Monday, August 28, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Games for pre-schoolers

Traditional games for children to improve their gross motor skills. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Vanessa at The Extra Mile on 0401 668 434. Meeting point: Next to the playground. Age: 2-5 years. Venue: Clivedon Park, Fig Tree Pocket. Monday, August 28, 2017, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

High intensity interval training

Bookings essential. A fitness class that alternates between short periods of your maximum effort followed by recovery. This type of training is suitable for beginners and advanced levels and are a great way to burn calories fast. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jill at FitLiving on 0431 778 513. Meeting point: Near the playground, off Riding Road. Venue: Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne. Monday, August 28, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Mums and bubs soccer (2-3 years)

Bookings essential. Fun, safe, soccer games using balls, goals and cones. This is the perfect mix of fun, physical activity and instruction that is sure to please all. Suitable for 2-3 year olds. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Ginger Sports or for more information phone 3890 3338. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 2-3 years. Venue: Beryl Roberts Park, Coopers Plains. Monday, August 28, 2017, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenny at Ziprfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: By the playground on Perth Street. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Perth Street Park, Camp Hill. Monday, August 28, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Fit mums strength and core

An exercise class that includes a mix of cardio, strength and core stability work. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel, no bookings required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Debbie at Mums-ercise on 0407 146 605. Meeting point: Near the picnic shelter on Alexandra Drive. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Oriel Park, Ascot. Monday, August 28, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Cardio and tone

A 45 minute class that incorporates elements of cardio and strength for a complete all over body workout. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Vanessa at The Extra Mile on 0401 668 434. Meeting point: Next to the playground. Venue: Clivedon Park, Fig Tree Pocket. Monday, August 28, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

Fitness for mums

Bookings essential. Stay fit and healthy after having your baby. Re-build strength, tone and achieve overall cardio fitness. This is a great opportunity to meet other mums. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Nadia from Nadu Fitness on 0487 070 174. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Monday, August 28, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mums and bubs challenge

Regain you pre-pregnancy body and fitness while exercising with your baby. This is a great way to meet other mums. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fitness 4 U on 0412 552 885. Meeting point: Playground. Venue: Seville Park, Holland Park. Monday, August 28, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mums and bubs soccer (3-4 years)

Bookings essential. Fun, safe, soccer games using balls, goals and cones. This is the perfect mix of fun, physical activity and instruction that is sure to please all. Suitable for 3-4 year olds. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Ginger Sports or for more information phone 3890 3338. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 2-3 years. Venue: Beryl Roberts Park, Coopers Plains. Monday, August 28, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Pilates

Stretching and strengthening exercises targeted at functional movement and core muscle strengthening. Exercises are designed to improve posture and help reduce risk of injury. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Alison from AMS Pilates on 0487 930 116. Meeting point: Near the basketball half court. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: Calamvale District Park, Calamvale. Monday, August 28, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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 recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Picnic shelter. Venue: Keating Park, Indooroopilly. Monday, August 28, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mums n' bubs pilates

A workout specifically tailored for new mums and their babies that includes a mix of strength, stretch and core stability work to rebuild your body from the inside out.  Meet by the playground on Baron Street, Greenslopes. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenny at Ziprfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: By the playground on Baron Street. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Thompson Estate Reserve, Greenslopes. Monday, August 28, 2017, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Circuits and intervals

Bookings essential. Body conditioning circuits and interval training proven to be the most time efficient and effective way to increase and maintain your fitness levels. Varied programs designed to target strength, build muscular endurance and improve cardiovascular performance. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Christine from Fitness with a Twist on 0406 425 561. Meeting point: The gazebo near the Australian Plant Communities car park. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Monday, August 28, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenny at Ziprfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: By the play equipment. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Mt Gravatt Park, Upper Mount Gravatt. Monday, August 28, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Skateboarding masterclass

Bookings essential. These workshops make learning to skateboard fun, safe and easy for everyone. Through weekly coaching sessions you will learn the skills of skateboarding in an exciting, social and safe environment.  All ages and levels welcome.  Breakdown of classes: 3.30-4pm ages 3 to 9 years, 4-4.30pm ages 10 years and over. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Australian Skateboard Community Initiative or phone 1300 918 531. Meeting point: Skatepark. Requirements: Skateboard and helmet if you have one. Some equipment will be provided. Monday, August 28, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Fairfield Skatepark, 136 Home St, Fairfield QLD 4103.

ACT-ivate Children's Club (Junior 3-4 years)

Bookings essential. Using balls, hoops, parachutes, tunnels, jumping sacks, puppets, storybooks, costumes and music, participants will explore all the different ways their growing bodies can move. These sessions will ACT-ivate the children and their caregivers and have a focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: Near the playground on Hill End Terrace. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 3-4 years. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Monday, August 28, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

ACT-ivate Children's Club (Senior 5-10 years)

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 games and much more! These sessions will ACTivate participants and have a strong focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: Near the playground on Hill End Terrace. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Monday, August 28, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

Circuit training

Bookings essential. Focus on positive things that you can do to feel good. Whether you have done exercise in the past or are new to being active, you will have an experience that you will enjoy; you will always have a choice to work at your own capacity. No pressure! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jude at The Community Place on 0407 750 006. Meeting point: By the playground off Sylvan Road, Stafford. Venue: Keong Park, Stafford. Monday, August 28, 2017, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

8 week fitness challenge

Bookings essential. Come and learn to make sustainable lifestyle changes with clean living/eating and regular exercise. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Nadia from Nadu Fitness on 0487 070 174. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Pegg's Park, Moorooka. Monday, August 28, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.