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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: Not required. For more information phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground, off Sylvan Road. Age: 15 years and over. Venue: Toowong Memorial Park, Toowong. Monday, April 23, 2018, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Athletic warrior circuit

Bookings essential. Be inspired and build body strength. This is a great circuit if preparing for Tough Mudder or Spartan type races. Parent event: Active and Healthy Challenge. 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 gym equipment area. Requirements: Grip gloves. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Robertson Park, Taringa. Monday, April 23, 2018, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Fitness challenge

Make a start to a healthier and slimmer you by mixing with like-minded people for a great workout. Nutrition and exercise tips to help you shed those unwanted kilos. 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, April 23, 2018, 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.  Meeting point is adjacent to ferry terminal (playscape only in winter). Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Jan on 0414 569 492. Meeting point: Adjacent to ferry terminal (playscape only in winter). Venue: Northshore Riverside Park, Hamilton. Monday, April 23, 2018, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Mums & bubs soccer

Bookings essential. Exciting and fun soccer activities with enthusiastic and energetic coaches. A safe and relaxed environment for children to get active, play soccer and have fun. Sessions times: 9-9.30am for 2-3 years of age and 9.30-10am for 3-4 years. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Ginger Sport or for more information phone 07 3890 3338. Meeting point: In front of first car park when your enter. Age: 9-9.30am for 2-3 year olds & 9.30-10am for 3-4 years olds. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Monday, April 23, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 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. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Perth Street Park, Camp Hill. Monday, April 23, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Yoga back to nature

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 at YogandU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Stage overlooking lake. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: The Lake Parklands, Forest Lake. Monday, April 23, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

30/30 Fitness and pilates workout

A perfect way to do both of the fitness worlds - a bootcamp style cardio and strength workout, completed with a pilates workout focussed on abs and core. Each component runs for 30 minutes. All levels, shapes and sizes welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Bliss Active on 0400 228 762. Meeting point: Meet near the rear car park. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Carindale Recreation Reserve, Carindale. Monday, April 23, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Boxing

A fun, high intensity boxing session in the park that includes interval training and boxing activities. Options are provided to help mums who need to remain low impact. Everyone is welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Belinda from Mums-ercise on 0424 505 343. Meeting point: Near the picnic tables on the Alexandra Drive side of the park. Requirements: Mat or towel. Venue: Oriel Park, Ascot. Monday, April 23, 2018, 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.  Meet near the playground off Moorfields Street. 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, April 23, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

Fitness 4 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 at Nadu Fitness on 0487 070 174. Meeting point: Near the playground off Josling Street. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Monday, April 23, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mums & bubs fitness

Burn off those post baby calories and get your fitness back fast. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fitness 4 U on 0412 552 885. Meeting point: At the playground. Venue: Seville Park, Holland Park. Monday, April 23, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 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, April 23, 2018, 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.  Meeting point is off Caringal Drive, meet at shelter shed off path behind playground. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Rozlee on 0403 152 281. Meeting point: Off Caringal Drive, meet at shelter shed off path behind playground. Venue: Kookaburra Park - West, Karana Downs. Monday, April 23, 2018, 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 visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Rod on 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Picnic shelter. Venue: Keating Park, Indooroopilly. Monday, April 23, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Fitness for men

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. Age range: Teens. Young adults. Adults (30+). 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: Reception. Age: 18 years and over. Monday, April 23, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Ozcare, 48 Peel Street, South Brisbane.

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 next to the Annerley Junior Football Club on Baron Street. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenny at Ziprfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: Next to the Annerley Junior Football Club, off Baron Street, Greenslopes. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Thompson Estate Reserve, Greenslopes. Monday, April 23, 2018, 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, April 23, 2018, 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 playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Mt Gravatt Park, Upper Mount Gravatt. Monday, April 23, 2018, 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. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: At the playground. Age: 3-4 years. Venue: Plaisted Place Park, Nundah. Monday, April 23, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 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. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: At the playground. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Plaisted Place Park, Nundah. Monday, April 23, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Fun soccer coaching

Bookings essential. Exciting and fun soccer activities with enthusiastic and energetic coaches. A safe and relaxed environment for children to get active, play soccer and have fun. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Ginger Sport or for more information phone 07 3890 3338. Meeting point: Near the playground. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Alexander Park, Moorooka. Monday, April 23, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Cardio club

Bookings essential. This class is tailored to all levels to improve cardio capacity through movement and strength based exercises. You will always have a choice to work at your own capacity with no pressure. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jaymie at The Community Place on 0431 427 587. Meeting point: The Community Place car park, 33 Teevan Street, Stafford. Venue: Keong Park, Stafford. Monday, April 23, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

6 week 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 at Nadu Fitness on 0487 070 174. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Fehlberg Park, Yeronga. Monday, April 23, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

OPA-cize™ dance fitness

This is the first structured, 100 percent, pure Greek Dance fitness workout of its kind in the world. Opa-cize is choreographed very simply so you can pick up the moves easily and enjoy dancing yourself fit. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Valerie at Dance Fit with Me on 0416 136 806. Meeting point: Mosaic square picnic area. Venue: Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, Kangaroo Point. Monday, April 23, 2018, 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. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lorraine at Precision Pilates on 0438 736 036. Meeting point: At the playground. Requirements: Mat or thick towel. Venue: Grinstead Park, Alderley. Monday, April 23, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Cross training

Bookings essential. Resistance training using the park gym equipment plus high intensity interval training for weight loss and fitness. 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 gym equipment area. Requirements: Headtorch (optional). Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Jack Cook Memorial Park, Taringa. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 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. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fitness 4 U on 0412 552 885. Meeting point: Playground. Venue: Kingfisher Park, Kenmore. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Outdoor circuit training

Bookings essential. An outdoor session with both cardio and strength training aspects. Get your hands dirty using TRX suspension trainers, kettlebells and other challenging equipment. Sessions tailored to all ability levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Matt at Love of the Game PT on 0400 177 760. Meeting point: Field opposite Bowls Club. Requirements: Boxing glove liners. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Thompson Estate Reserve, Greenslopes. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 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: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Kevin on 07 3376 1830. Meeting point: Near Jolimont Street car park. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 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.  Meeting point is off Redbourne Street, near footbridge below Scout Hall. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Rod on 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Redbourne Street, near footbridge below Scout Hall. Venue: Huxtable Park, Chermside West. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 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.  Meeting point is off Osborne Road, near the car park. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Paul on 0415 335 063. Meeting point: Off Osborne Road, near car park. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 8:30 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: Between the kids playground and the cemented basketball square. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Joe Bradfield Centre Park, Carina. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Boxing

A fun, high intensity boxing session in the park that includes interval training and boxing activities. Options are provided to help mums who need to remain low impact. Everyone is welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Belinda from Mums-ercise on 0424 505 343. Meeting point: Near the toilet block. Requirements: Mat or towel. Venue: Majestic Park, Coorparoo. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 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 or text (during business hours only) BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: Undercover are to the right of the park entrance. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 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, April 24, 2018, 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 corner of Baroona & Haig Rd, Milton. Requirements: Yoga mat, small dumbbells (optional). Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Gregory Park, Milton. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Power and pilates

Treat yourself to a combination of strength and pilates that will improve your overall fitness and all important core stability. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tanya from Active As on 0433 215 303. Meeting point: In the Japanese Garden next to the Bonsai House. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Wheely Fun

Bookings essential.  Riding's more fun on two wheels - our friendly trainer will help your young one make the transition from training wheels to two wheels, and provide some tips for how you can keep encouraging them. Young riders who are already off their training wheels are welcome too. 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 Spoke Sixteen on 0468 671 135. Meeting point: Meet at the shelter shed, off King Arthur Terrace. Requirements: Bike, helmet. Age: 4-7 years. Venue: Ken Fletcher Park, Tennyson. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Safe Cycling with Kids

Bookings essential.  Want to ride with your kids but not sure if the stress is worth it?  Find out handy tips for riding with younger children on your bike, or for riding with them while they are on their own bike. We'll also look at  the different equipment available to transport children by bike. Come with or without your pre-school kids and bring along any equipment you may already have. 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 Spoke Sixteen on 0468 671 135. Meeting point: Meet at the shelter shed, off King Arthur Terrace. Requirements: Bike, helmet. Venue: Ken Fletcher Park, Tennyson. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Stretchband Pilates

A beginner to immediate pilates based workout using a stretchband specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages.  Mums and bubs welcome. 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. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel and a stretchband if you have one. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Cox Park, Lota. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 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 visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Rod on 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Grass area above duck pond, next to the waterfall. Venue: City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Latin TLC training

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: Not required. For more information phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the picnic tables, corner of Montague Road and Hill End Terrace. Age: 15 years and over. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 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. Bookings: Not required.  For more information phone Sandra on 0422 526 924. Meeting point: Near the playground off riding road. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM.

6 week 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 at Nadu Fitness on 0487 070 174. Meeting point: Near the playground off Russell Street. Venue: Pegg's Park, Moorooka. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Yoga

Feel energised with a mid week yoga session in the park. Enjoy the many physical benefits and cultivate a peaceful mind. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Mercedes on 0403 413 533. Meeting point: Next to the basketball court. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: Robertson Park, Taringa. Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

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: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near children's playground. Requirements: Cotton glove liners, headtorch (optional). Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Perrin Park, Toowong. Thursday, April 26, 2018, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Boxing for fun and fitness

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: Not required. For more information phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground, off Russell Street. Age: 15 years and over. Venue: Musgrave Park, South Brisbane. Thursday, April 26, 2018, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM.

Yoga

End your week and get outdoors amongst nature and actively participate in a full body workout with breathing techniques, sequences and relaxation. The stretching will benefit cyclists and sports enthusiasts. A full workout to balance body, mind and spirit. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings not required. For more information phone Laura on 0468 433 697. Meeting point: By the basketball court. Requirements: Yoga mat, sun protection, insect repellent, drinking water, enclosed shoes. Age: All ages - all children must be accompanied by an adult. Venue: Downfall Creek Bushland Centre. Thursday, April 26, 2018, 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 Paul on 0415 335 063. Meeting point: 200m along bike path. Venue: Aspley Rest Park, Carseldine. Thursday, April 26, 2018, 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.  Meeting point is off Counihan Road, on riverbank just beyond main car park, near Shed no. 5. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required.  For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Kevin on 07 3376 1830. Meeting point: Off Counihan Road, on riverbank just beyond main car park, near Shed no. 5. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Thursday, April 26, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

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 Glenis at Precision Pilates on 0421 319 549. Meeting point: By the playground. Requirements: Mat or thick towel. Venue: Lavarack Park, Camp Hill. Thursday, April 26, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Aqua yoga

Aqua yoga is a low impact form of exercise that supports the body while still providing a great workout due to the water resistance.  Many yoga poses that you do in a class can be adapted for the pool, sometimes using the pool walls as if it were the studio floor. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Nicola at YogandU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Pool side. Requirements: Swimwear and towel. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Thursday, April 26, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Boxing

A fun, high intensity boxing session in the park that includes interval training and boxing activities. Options are provided to help mums who need to remain low impact. Everyone is welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Belinda from Mums-ercise on 0424 505 343. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Mat or towel. Venue: Keralgerie Park, Morningside. Thursday, April 26, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Outdoor gym circuit

This session uses the park gym equipment with an added cardio component to the workout. An easy and fun way to get active and healthy in the great outdoors. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Paula from Healthy Image Fitness on 0452 625 961. Meeting point: Gym equipment area. Age: 13 years and over. Venue: Arthur Davis Park. Thursday, April 26, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Aqua interval training

A highly effective form of cardiovascular training, which involves brief bursts of high-intensity work followed by a recovery period. This allows you to workout at a higher intensity, with less impact on the body and with the added benefit of resistance that water provides. Suitable for all fitness levels. Parent event: Active and Healthy Challenge. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone or text (during business hours only) BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimwear or appropriate clothing to move in the water. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Jindalee Pool, Jindalee. Thursday, April 26, 2018, 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: Bandstand. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Thursday, April 26, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Konga®

Konga® is a fun and easy-to-follow, high intensity fusion of dance, cardio, boxing and sculpting set to fabulous music. You can expect to sweat a lot while listening to our upbeat music. This is suitable for the super fit and the totally uncoordinated. Come join us for some sweaty fun. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lelani at World Wellness Group on 0405 569 094. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Sarong (optional). Thursday, April 26, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Inala Hub, 76 Corsair Avenue, 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. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near children's playground. Requirements: Yoga mat, small dumbbells optional. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Mansfield Park. Thursday, April 26, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Power and pilates

Treat yourself to a combination of cardio, strength and pilates that will improve your overall fitness and all important core stability. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tanya from Active As on 0433 215 303. Meeting point: By the toilet block near the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Biami Yumba Park, Fig Tree Pocket. Thursday, April 26, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Two Feet, Five Senses

Can’t sit still to meditate?   Feeling jaded?  Learn how to practice walking mediation and enjoy nature’s calming balm.  Awaken all your senses and connect with nature on this gently guided outdoors mindfulness adventure.  All levels of fitness welcome.  Meet at Lakeside Precinct.  Come discover the newer calmer you! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tamsin on 0481 066 789. Meeting point: Lakeside Precinct. Age: 25 years and over. Thursday, April 26, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Roma Street Parkland Roma Street Parkland, 1 Parkland Boulevard, Brisbane City.

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 Lorraine at Precision Pilates on 0438 736 036. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Mat or thick towel. Venue: The Beirne Park, Hendra. Thursday, April 26, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

KineticKids for 3-4 years

Bookings essential. A fun class that supports the healthy development of young children's physical health and mental wellness. Play games, complete obstacle courses, develop perceptual motor skills and experience age appropriate mindfulness activities that will relax an active mind and body. Caregivers are encouraged to assist their child with some activities. Suitable for 3-4 year olds. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential.  To book visit KineticKids or phone Tamara on 0439 772 489. Meeting point: By the kidspace. Requirements: Towel. Age: 3-4 years. Venue: 7th Brigade Park, Chermside. Thursday, April 26, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

KineticKids for 5-9 years

Bookings essential. A fun class that supports the healthy development of children's physical health and mental wellness. Play non-competitive games, develop foundational sports skills and experience age appropriate mindfulness activities that will relax an active mind and body. Suitable for 5-9 year olds. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential.  To book visit KineticKids or phone Tamara on 0439 772 489. Meeting point: By the kidspace. Requirements: Towel. Age: 5-9 years. Venue: 7th Brigade Park, Chermside. Thursday, April 26, 2018, 4:00 PM – 4:30 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. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sharon at Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: Near the car park. Requirements: Mat or thick towel. Venue: Decker Park, Brighton. Thursday, April 26, 2018, 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. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sharon at Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: Near the gazebo. Requirements: Mat or thick towel. Venue: Arthur Davis Park. Friday, April 27, 2018, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Get fit for life

Bookings essential. The aim is to get positive results whilst having fun. You will 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. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Cain at The Community Place on 0415 475 850. Meeting point: The Community Place car park, 20 Clark Street, Wooloowin. Venue: Melrose Park, Wooloowin. Friday, April 27, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Fit for mums and dads

Increase your strength and fitness with a combination of cardio and resistance exercises. Bring the kiddies along to play in the park and treat your body to an hour of movement. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tanya from Active As on 0433 215 303. Meeting point: By the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Jindalee Boat Ramp Park, Jindalee. Friday, April 27, 2018, 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 gazebo. Requirements: Mat or thick towel. Venue: Oriel Park, Ascot. Friday, April 27, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Boxing 4 fitness

Get fit, tone-up, distress and have fun with this energetic activity.  Meet near the playground, north east side of Waterworks Road. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fitness 4 U on 0412 552 885. Meeting point: Near the playground, north east side of Waterworks Road. Friday, April 27, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Walton Bridge Reserve, The Gap.

Fitness and bubs aqua strength

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: Indoor learn to swim pool. Requirements: Swimwear, towel, baby needs. Baby seat is optional as swim seats are limited. Venue: Jindalee Pool, Jindalee. Friday, April 27, 2018, 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. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: At the playground. Age: 3-4 years. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Friday, April 27, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 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. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: At the playground. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Friday, April 27, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 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.  The program also provides a great opportunity for parents to interact with their kids through the activities.  All ages and levels welcome. 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: Skate park. Requirements: Some boards and helmets available. Age: 3 years and over. Venue: Quinn's Street Park, Balmoral. Friday, April 27, 2018, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM.

Rock climbing - Session 1

Bookings essential. Twilight Climb at Kangaroo Point. Experience the thrills of climbing at Kangaroo point under the safe instruction of qualified facilitators. All equipment provided. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Vertec Adventure or for more information phone 0403 293 533. Meeting point: Count White Park, Kangaroo Point Cliffs. Look for Council sign. Requirements: Closed in shoes and comfortable sportswear. Age: 12 years and over. Venue: Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, Kangaroo Point. Friday, April 27, 2018, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Rock climbing - Session 2

Bookings essential. Twilight Climb at Kangaroo Point. Experience the thrills of climbing at Kangaroo point under the safe instruction of qualified facilitators. All equipment provided. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Vertec Adventure or for more information phone 0403 293 533. Meeting point: Count White Park, Kangaroo Point Cliffs. Look for Council sign. Requirements: Closed in shoes and comfortable sportswear. Age: 12 years and over. Venue: Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, Kangaroo Point. Friday, April 27, 2018, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM.

Back to basics

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. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground off Josling Street. Age: 15 years and over. Venue: Perrin Park, Toowong. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 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. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Park bench near the dragon playground. Venue: Majestic Park, Coorparoo. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Boxfit

This session targets cardiovascular, muscular endurance and strength, stamina, coordination, speed and power. Your whole body gets a workout using body weight exercises and cardio. This is a fast way to fitness and weight loss. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Paula from Healthy Image Fitness on 0452 625 961. Meeting point: Near the picnic shelter. Requirements: Boxing glove liners. Age: 13 years and over. Venue: Kuringgai Park, Fitzgibbon. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Boxing

Bookings essential. For a healthier and fitter body, boxing is a great full body workout that will have you hooked for more. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book call Jorge on 0412 567 676. Meeting point: By the half tennis court. Venue: Col Bennett Park, Algester. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Tabata and core

Bookings essential. Great combination of interval training to improve cardiovascular fitness and specific core strength and stability exercises. Suitable for men and women catering for all fitness levels. 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 cricket hut. Venue: Jubilee Park, Bardon. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Weekend fitness class

Bookings essential. An outdoor session with both cardio and strength training aspects. Get your hands dirty using TRX suspension trainers, kettlebells and other challenging equipment. Sessions tailored to all ability levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Matt at Love of the Game PT on 0400 177 760. Meeting point: Near fitness equipment. Requirements: Boxing glove liners. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Whites Hill Reserve, Camp Hill. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Yoga by 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. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Trina on 0401 979 991. Meeting point: Picnic shelters near the river. Requirements: Yoga mat/towel (some mats provided). Venue: Captain Burke Park, Kangaroo Point. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Yoga in the park

Start the weekend outdoors amongst nature and actively participate in a full body workout with breathing techniques, sequences and relaxation. The stretching will benefit cyclists and sports enthusiasts. A full workout to balance body, mind and spirit. Ferguson Park is located behind Bracken Ridge Library. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Adriana at YogAdo on 0478 198 194. Meeting point: Behind the library near the car park. Requirements: Yoga mat and insect repellent. Age: 10 years and over. Venue: Ferguson Park, Bracken Ridge. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM.

Fitness 4 me

A skipping and hula hooping exercise class that consists of weight training, cardio and flexibility exercises which assists with joint movements. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Aggie at Mona Health Coach on 0433 463 578. Meeting point: Under the blue shade sails. Requirements: Exercise mat or towel. Venue: The Lake Parklands, Forest Lake. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 7:30 AM – 8:30 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: Behind the toilet block. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Yoga

Hatha yoga suitable for beginners. Incorporating traditional flexibility, strength and meditative practice. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Cassie on 0431 594 388. Meeting point: Near the playground, off Oxley Road. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Nixon Park, Oxley. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 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. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Mal on 0435 956 190. Meeting point: By the playground, near the car park. Venue: C.B. Mott Park, Holland Park. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Brisbane weekly grind

Bookings essential.  Come down and join in the skateboard lessons for different ages or join in the best trick jam to win prizes. 8-8.30 for registrations, 8.30-9.30am for 3-9 years, 9.30-10.30am for 9 years and over or 10.30am for the trick jam. This is a full inclusive skateboard day. 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: Skate park. Requirements: Some boards and helmets available. Age: 3 years and over. Venue: Ferny Grove Picnic Ground Park, Ferny Grove. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Karate and self defence for all

Bookings essential. Learn the discipline of self-defence including confidence, goal setting and personal fitness. Participants will be active by stretching, increasing core strength, agility and mobility. Specific Karate movements increase aerobic capacity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book email Australian Goju Kai Karate or phone Bernie on 0409 474 494. Meeting point: Picnic shelter. Venue: Nudgee Beach Reserve, Nudgee Beach. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Outdoor 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 at Power Burn Fitness on 0434 346 054. Meeting point: Picnic tables between the tennis courts and multicap centre. Venue: Svoboda Park, Kuraby. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 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 Rod on 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Near ferry terminal. Venue: New Farm Park, New Farm. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Yoga and meditation

Improve your muscle strength, posture, balance, flexibility and mental awareness. A flowing style of yoga that emphasises breathing and promotes relaxation techniques. 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 the gazebo by the river. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel. Venue: Guyatt Park, St Lucia. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Yoga back to nature

Reconnect with nature, relax and enjoy yoga in the peaceful green surrounds. Afterwards explore the reserve and visit the centre. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Nicola at YogandU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Grassed area. Requirements: Yoga mat, sun protection, insect repellent, drinking water, enclosed shoes. Age: All ages - all children must be accompanied by an adult. Venue: Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 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. Free. 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, April 28, 2018, 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. Meet at gym equipment area, off Meadowlands Road, Carina. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Gym equipment area, off Meadowlands Road. Venue: Minnippi Parklands. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Mountain biking - Session 1

Bookings essential. Come learn about one of the fastest growing recreational activities in Brisbane! You will be introduced to the area by some fire trail riding followed by easy single tracks. Off road bike safety, technical skills, ethics and correct trail use will be part of the activity. You will need to be moderately fit with experience on geared bikes as there are some hill climbs involved. Mountain bikes, helmets and water bottles are supplied at no cost. 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 Vertec Adventure on 0403 293 533. Meeting point: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic area car park. Age: 12 years and over. Venue: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic Area. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Karate and self defence for all

Bookings essential. Learn the discipline of self-defence including confidence, goal setting and personal fitness. Participants will be active by stretching, increasing core strength, agility and mobility. Specific Karate movements increase aerobic capacity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book email Australian Goju Kai Karate  or phone Bernie on 0409 474 494. Meeting point: Picnic shelter. Venue: Kalinga Park, Kalinga. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 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. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Haydie at Inspirit Health and Yoga on 0415 834 659. Meeting point: Under a fig tree, 50 meters onto Orleigh Street from Montague Road. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 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. Requirements: Sunglasses and towel. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 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. Requirements: Sunglasses and towel. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Yeronga Park Pool, Yeronga. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Mountain biking - Session 2

Bookings essential. Come learn about one of the fastest growing recreational activities in Brisbane! You will be introduced to the area by some fire trail riding followed by easy single tracks. Off road bike safety, technical skills, ethics and correct trail use will be part of the activity. You will need to be moderately fit with experience on geared bikes as there are some hill climbs involved. Mountain bikes, helmets and water bottles are supplied at no cost. 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 Vertec Adventure on 0403 293 533. Meeting point: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic area car park. Age: 12 years and over. Venue: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic Area. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 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: Cap, swimming goggles and towel. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 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: Cap, swimming goggles and towel. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Yeronga Park Pool, Yeronga. Saturday, April 28, 2018, 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. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Park bench near the dragon playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Majestic Park, Coorparoo. Sunday, April 29, 2018, 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. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Darling Point Park (road reserve). Sunday, April 29, 2018, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Deep water aqua running

It's an aquatic extravaganza as you launch into action this winter.  A deep water work out that uses all major muscle groups. Participants wear a buoyancy belt and the program is suitable for all levels. Participants must be able to swim.  This is a heated pool. 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: Shaded area - 50m pool. Requirements: Sunglasses and towel. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Yeronga Park Pool, Yeronga. Sunday, April 29, 2018, 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. Meeting point is off Hawthorne Terrace, near the playground. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Rod on 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Off Hawthorne Terrace, near the playground. Venue: Woolcock Park, Red Hill. Sunday, April 29, 2018, 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.  Meeting point is off Sydney Street, near the car park. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Kevin on 07 3376 1830. Meeting point: Off Sydney Street, near the car park. Venue: Robinson Park, Fairfield. Sunday, April 29, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Kayak explore

Bookings essential. A great opportunity to enjoy a relaxing paddle and explore your local waterway. Enjoy some family time, get a group of friends together, or come on your own to meet some new people. All equipment and instruction is provided, perfect for beginners or those with experience. ​Open to anyone over the age of 10 years but each child under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.  Note that the type of craft listed in the activity name specifies which will be provided for that activity. (E.g. Canoeing Adventure will be in canoes and Kayaking Adventure will be in kayaks). Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Queensland Canoeing or for more information phone 07 3899 1667. 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. Sunday, April 29, 2018, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Simpsons Playground Boat Ramp, Graceville.

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 or text (during business hours only) BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: Basketball court. Venue: Calamvale District Park, Calamvale. Sunday, April 29, 2018, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Deep water aqua running

It's an aquatic extravaganza so let the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games inspire you to get fit.  A deep water work out that uses all major muscle groups. Participants wear a buoyancy belt and the program is suitable for all levels. Participants must be able to swim. 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: Shaded area - 50m pool. Requirements: Sunglasses and towel. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Sunday, April 29, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Dragonboating

Have fun learning how to paddle in a 12m dragon boat and see the city from a different perspective. Paddling will be on Breakfast Creek and out onto the river. The session includes a warm-up, paddling and safety instruction, and time on the water. Wear clothes and footwear that you don't mind getting wet and remember to be sun smart so slip, slop and slap. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Te Waka Dragons on 0410 463 494. Meeting point: At the under cover picnic area in the park. Requirements: Come prepared to get wet, including footwear. Suggest not to wear jeans. Bring sun protection, a towel and a change of clothes. Age: 8 years and over. Venue: Yowoggera Park, Albion. Sunday, April 29, 2018, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

10 of the best

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: Not required. For more information phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground, off Sylvan Road. Age: 15 years and over. Venue: Toowong Memorial Park, Toowong. Monday, April 30, 2018, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Athletic warrior circuit

Bookings essential. Be inspired and build body strength. This is a great circuit if preparing for Tough Mudder or Spartan type races. Parent event: Active and Healthy Challenge. 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 gym equipment area. Requirements: Grip gloves. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Robertson Park, Taringa. Monday, April 30, 2018, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Fitness challenge

Make a start to a healthier and slimmer you by mixing with like-minded people for a great workout. Nutrition and exercise tips to help you shed those unwanted kilos. 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, April 30, 2018, 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.  Meeting point is adjacent to ferry terminal (playscape only in winter). Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Jan on 0414 569 492. Meeting point: Adjacent to ferry terminal (playscape only in winter). Venue: Northshore Riverside Park, Hamilton. Monday, April 30, 2018, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Mums & bubs soccer

Bookings essential. Exciting and fun soccer activities with enthusiastic and energetic coaches. A safe and relaxed environment for children to get active, play soccer and have fun. Sessions times: 9-9.30am for 2-3 years of age and 9.30-10am for 3-4 years. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Ginger Sport or for more information phone 07 3890 3338. Meeting point: In front of first car park when your enter. Age: 9-9.30am for 2-3 year olds & 9.30-10am for 3-4 years olds. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Monday, April 30, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 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. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Perth Street Park, Camp Hill. Monday, April 30, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Yoga back to nature

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 at YogandU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Stage overlooking lake. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: The Lake Parklands, Forest Lake. Monday, April 30, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

30/30 Fitness and pilates workout

A perfect way to do both of the fitness worlds - a bootcamp style cardio and strength workout, completed with a pilates workout focussed on abs and core. Each component runs for 30 minutes. All levels, shapes and sizes welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Bliss Active on 0400 228 762. Meeting point: Meet near the rear car park. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Carindale Recreation Reserve, Carindale. Monday, April 30, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Boxing

A fun, high intensity boxing session in the park that includes interval training and boxing activities. Options are provided to help mums who need to remain low impact. Everyone is welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Belinda from Mums-ercise on 0424 505 343. Meeting point: Near the picnic tables on the Alexandra Drive side of the park. Requirements: Mat or towel. Venue: Oriel Park, Ascot. Monday, April 30, 2018, 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.  Meet near the playground off Moorfields Street. 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, April 30, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

Fitness 4 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 at Nadu Fitness on 0487 070 174. Meeting point: Near the playground off Josling Street. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Monday, April 30, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mums & bubs fitness

Burn off those post baby calories and get your fitness back fast. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fitness 4 U on 0412 552 885. Meeting point: At the playground. Venue: Seville Park, Holland Park. Monday, April 30, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 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, April 30, 2018, 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 visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Rod on 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Picnic shelter. Venue: Keating Park, Indooroopilly. Monday, April 30, 2018, 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.  Meeting point is off Caringal Drive, meet at shelter shed off path behind playground. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Rozlee on 0403 152 281. Meeting point: Off Caringal Drive, meet at shelter shed off path behind playground. Venue: Kookaburra Park - West, Karana Downs. Monday, April 30, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Fitness for men

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. Age range: Teens. Young adults. Adults (30+). 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: Reception. Age: 18 years and over. Monday, April 30, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Ozcare, 48 Peel Street, South Brisbane.

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 next to the Annerley Junior Football Club on Baron Street. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenny at Ziprfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: Next to the Annerley Junior Football Club, off Baron Street, Greenslopes. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Thompson Estate Reserve, Greenslopes. Monday, April 30, 2018, 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, April 30, 2018, 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 playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Mt Gravatt Park, Upper Mount Gravatt. Monday, April 30, 2018, 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. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: At the playground. Age: 3-4 years. Venue: Plaisted Place Park, Nundah. Monday, April 30, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 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. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: At the playground. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Plaisted Place Park, Nundah. Monday, April 30, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Fun soccer coaching

Bookings essential. Exciting and fun soccer activities with enthusiastic and energetic coaches. A safe and relaxed environment for children to get active, play soccer and have fun. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Ginger Sport or for more information phone 07 3890 3338. Meeting point: Near the playground. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Alexander Park, Moorooka. Monday, April 30, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Cardio club

Bookings essential. This class is tailored to all levels to improve cardio capacity through movement and strength based exercises. You will always have a choice to work at your own capacity with no pressure. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jaymie at The Community Place on 0431 427 587. Meeting point: The Community Place car park, 33 Teevan Street, Stafford. Venue: Keong Park, Stafford. Monday, April 30, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

6 week 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 at Nadu Fitness on 0487 070 174. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Fehlberg Park, Yeronga. Monday, April 30, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

OPA-cize™ dance fitness

This is the first structured, 100 percent, pure Greek Dance fitness workout of its kind in the world. Opa-cize is choreographed very simply so you can pick up the moves easily and enjoy dancing yourself fit. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Valerie at Dance Fit with Me on 0416 136 806. Meeting point: Mosaic square picnic area. Venue: Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, Kangaroo Point. Monday, April 30, 2018, 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. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lorraine at Precision Pilates on 0438 736 036. Meeting point: At the playground. Requirements: Mat or thick towel. Venue: Grinstead Park, Alderley. Monday, April 30, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Cross training

Bookings essential. Resistance training using the park gym equipment plus high intensity interval training for weight loss and fitness. 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 gym equipment area. Requirements: Headtorch (optional). Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Jack Cook Memorial Park, Taringa. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 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. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fiona  on 0408 667 271. Meeting point: Playground. Venue: Kingfisher Park, Kenmore. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Outdoor circuit training

Bookings essential. An outdoor session with both cardio and strength training aspects. Get your hands dirty using TRX suspension trainers, kettlebells and other challenging equipment. Sessions tailored to all ability levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Matt at Love of the Game PT on 0400 177 760. Meeting point: Field opposite Bowls Club. Requirements: Boxing glove liners. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Thompson Estate Reserve, Greenslopes. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 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: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Kevin on 07 3376 1830. Meeting point: Near Jolimont Street car park. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 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.  Meeting point is off Redbourne Street, near footbridge below Scout Hall. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Rod on 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Redbourne Street, near footbridge below Scout Hall. Venue: Huxtable Park, Chermside West. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 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.  Meeting point is off Osborne Road, near the car park. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Paul on 0415 335 063. Meeting point: Off Osborne Road, near car park. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 8:30 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: Between the kids playground and the cemented basketball square. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Joe Bradfield Centre Park, Carina. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Boxing

A fun, high intensity boxing session in the park that includes interval training and boxing activities. Options are provided to help mums who need to remain low impact. Everyone is welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Belinda from Mums-ercise on 0424 505 343. Meeting point: Near the toilet block. Requirements: Mat or towel. Venue: Majestic Park, Coorparoo. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 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 or text (during business hours only) BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: Undercover are to the right of the park entrance. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 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, May 1, 2018, 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 corner of Baroona & Haig Rd, Milton. Requirements: Yoga mat, small dumbbells (optional). Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Gregory Park, Milton. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Power and pilates

Treat yourself to a combination of strength and pilates that will improve your overall fitness and all important core stability. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tanya from Active As on 0433 215 303. Meeting point: In the Japanese Garden next to the Bonsai House. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Wheely Fun

Bookings essential.  Riding's more fun on two wheels - our friendly trainer will help your young one make the transition from training wheels to two wheels, and provide some tips for how you can keep encouraging them. Young riders who are already off their training wheels are welcome too. 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 Spoke Sixteen on 0468 671 135. Meeting point: Meet beside kiosk at entrance to playground. Requirements: Bike, helmet. Age: 4-7 years. Venue: New Farm Park, New Farm. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Safe Cycling with Kids

Bookings essential.  Want to ride with your kids but not sure if the stress is worth it?  Find out handy tips for riding with younger children on your bike, or for riding with them while they are on their own bike. We'll also look at  the different equipment available to transport children by bike. Come with or without your pre-school kids and bring along any equipment you may already have. 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 Spoke Sixteen on 0468 671 135. Meeting point: Meet beside kiosk at entrance to playground. Requirements: Bike, helmet. Venue: New Farm Park, New Farm. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Stretchband Pilates

A beginner to immediate pilates based workout using a stretchband specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages.  Mums and bubs welcome. 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. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel and a stretchband if you have one. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Cox Park, Lota. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Aqua yoga

Aqua yoga is a low impact form of exercise that supports the body while still providing a great workout due to the water resistance.  Many yoga poses that you do in a class can be adapted for the pool, sometimes using the pool walls as if it were the studio floor. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Nicola at YogandU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Pool side. Requirements: Swimwear and towel. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 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 visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Rod on 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Grass area above duck pond, next to the waterfall. Venue: City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Latin TLC training

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: Not required. For more information phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the picnic tables, corner of Montague Road and Hill End Terrace. Age: 15 years and over. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 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. Bookings: Not required.  For more information phone Sandra on 0422 526 924. Meeting point: Near the playground off riding road. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM.

6 week 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 at Nadu Fitness on 0487 070 174. Meeting point: Near the playground off Russell Street. Venue: Pegg's Park, Moorooka. Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Fitness circuit using park gym equipment

Bookings essential. Resistance training using the park gym equipment plus high intensity interval training for weight loss and fitness. 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 gym equipment area. Requirements: Headtorch (optional). Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Moorlands Park, Auchenflower. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 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: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Jan on 0414 569 492. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: The Beirne Park, Hendra. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 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: For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Inka on 0420 454 425. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: C.B. Mott Park, Holland Park. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 7:00 AM – 8:00 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 the gazebo by the river. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel. Venue: Guyatt Park, St Lucia. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 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 Paul on 0415 335 063. Meeting point: Opposite Florence Street, near car park. Venue: Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 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 visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Rozlee on 0403 152 281. Meeting point: Near shelter shed. Venue: Anstead Bushland Reserve, Anstead. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Strength and core

A fun exercise class that includes a mix of cardio, strength and core stability work. Mums, dads and bubs very welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Belinda from Mums-ercise on 0424 505 343. Meeting point: On the grassed open area up top, near toilet block, tennis wall and basketball court. Requirements: Mat or towel. Venue: Carindale Recreation Reserve, Carindale. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Yoga

Feel energised with a mid week yoga session in the park. Enjoy the many physical benefits and cultivate a peaceful mind. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Mercedes on 0403 413 533. Meeting point: Next to the basketball court. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: Robertson Park, Taringa. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

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: At the gym equipment. Requirements: Cotton glove liners, headtorch (optional). Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Norman Buchan Park, Bardon. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Family fitness in nature

The whole family can get together, get fit and get back to nature at Karawatha Forest. Afterwards you can explore the reserve and visit the centre. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings not required. For more information call Suanne from Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. All children must be supervised by an adult during the activity. Venue: Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Fitness 4 me

A skipping and hula hooping exercise class that consists of weight training, cardio and flexibility exercises which assists with joint movements. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Aggie at Mona Health Coach on 0433 463 578. Meeting point: Under cover pavilion area to the right of the park entrance. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 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 at World Wellness Group on 0405 569 094. Meeting point: By the basketball court. Requirements: Sarong (optional). Venue: Calamvale District Park, Calamvale. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 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: By the playground. Requirements: Mat or thick towel. Venue: Dorrington Park, Ashgrove. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 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. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Haydie at Inspirit Health and Yoga on 0415 834 659. Meeting point: By the playground. Venue: Booker Place Park, Bellbowrie. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Twinkle twinkle little star

Bookings essential. Come along to this fun workshop where little ones can get active and healthy acting out some of their favourite nursery rhymes and playing some fun and funky star-themed games that will stretch the body and imagination. 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: At the playground. Age: 3-5 years. Venue: New Farm Park, New Farm. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Pilates intervals

Bookings essential. Pilates inspired interval training designed to build core strength and stability. Suitable to both men and women and all fitness levels are catered for. 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, May 2, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Learn to box

Bookings essential. Learn the fundamentals of boxing and the technique behind the punches. In this class we will be working the focus pads and will be progressing our skills into combinations and learning not just offense but defence. Suitable for all ability levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Matt at Love of the Game PT on 0400 177 760. Meeting point: Grass area near the corner of Alice & George Streets. Requirements: Boxing glove liners. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 12:00 PM – 12:45 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. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: At the playground. Age: 3-4 years. Venue: Dorrington Park, Ashgrove. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 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. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: At the playground. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Dorrington Park, Ashgrove. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 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. Free. Bookings: Bookings not required. For more information phone Katie at Love of Life Fitness on 0422 138 271. Meeting point: At the basketball court. Venue: Wakerley Park, Wakerley. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Outdoor 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 at Power Burn Fitness on 0434 346 054. Meeting point: Picnic tables between the tennis courts and multicap centre. Requirements: Boxing glove liners. Venue: Svoboda Park, Kuraby. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM.

Outdoor circuit training

Bookings essential. An outdoor session with both cardio and strength training aspects. Get your hands dirty using TRX suspension trainers, kettlebells and other challenging equipment. Sessions tailored to all ability levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Matt at Love of the Game PT on 0400 177 760. Meeting point: Covered gazebo area. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: C.B. Mott Park, Holland Park. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM.

Boxing for fun and fitness

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: Not required. For more information phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: Mosaic square picnic area. Age: 15 years and over. Venue: Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, Kangaroo Point. Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 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: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near children's playground. Requirements: Cotton glove liners, headtorch (optional). Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Perrin Park, Toowong. Thursday, May 3, 2018, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Boxing for fun and fitness

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: Not required. For more information phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground, off Russell Street. Age: 15 years and over. Venue: Musgrave Park, South Brisbane. Thursday, May 3, 2018, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM.

Yoga

End your week and get outdoors amongst nature and actively participate in a full body workout with breathing techniques, sequences and relaxation. The stretching will benefit cyclists and sports enthusiasts. A full workout to balance body, mind and spirit. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings not required. For more information phone Laura on 0468 433 697. Meeting point: By the basketball court. Requirements: Yoga mat, sun protection, insect repellent, drinking water, enclosed shoes. Age: All ages - all children must be accompanied by an adult. Venue: Downfall Creek Bushland Centre. Thursday, May 3, 2018, 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 Paul on 0415 335 063. Meeting point: 200m along bike path. Venue: Aspley Rest Park, Carseldine. Thursday, May 3, 2018, 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.  Meeting point is off Counihan Road, on riverbank just beyond main car park, near Shed no. 5. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required.  For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Kevin on 07 3376 1830. Meeting point: Off Counihan Road, on riverbank just beyond main car park, near Shed no. 5. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Thursday, May 3, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

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 Glenis at Precision Pilates on 0421 319 549. Meeting point: By the playground. Requirements: Mat or thick towel. Venue: Lavarack Park, Camp Hill. Thursday, May 3, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Aqua yoga

Aqua yoga is a low impact form of exercise that supports the body while still providing a great workout due to the water resistance.  Many yoga poses that you do in a class can be adapted for the pool, sometimes using the pool walls as if it were the studio floor. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Nicola at YogandU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Pool side. Requirements: Swimwear and towel. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Thursday, May 3, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Boxing

A fun, high intensity boxing session in the park that includes interval training and boxing activities. Options are provided to help mums who need to remain low impact. Everyone is welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Belinda from Mums-ercise on 0424 505 343. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Mat or towel. Venue: Keralgerie Park, Morningside. Thursday, May 3, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Outdoor gym circuit

This session uses the park gym equipment with an added cardio component to the workout. An easy and fun way to get active and healthy in the great outdoors. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Paula from Healthy Image Fitness on 0452 625 961. Meeting point: Gym equipment area. Age: 13 years and over. Venue: Arthur Davis Park. Thursday, May 3, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Aqua interval training

A highly effective form of cardiovascular training, which involves brief bursts of high-intensity work followed by a recovery period. This allows you to workout at a higher intensity, with less impact on the body and with the added benefit of resistance that water provides. Suitable for all fitness levels. Parent event: Active and Healthy Challenge. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone or text (during business hours only) BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimwear or appropriate clothing to move in the water. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Jindalee Pool, Jindalee. Thursday, May 3, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Aqua interval training

A highly effective form of cardiovascular training, which involves brief bursts of high-intensity work followed by a recovery period. This allows you to workout at a higher intensity, with less impact on the body and with the added benefit of resistance that water provides. Suitable for all fitness levels. Parent event: Active and Healthy Challenge. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone or text (during business hours only) BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimwear or appropriate clothing to move in the water. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Jindalee Pool, Jindalee. Thursday, May 3, 2018, 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: Bandstand. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Thursday, May 3, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Konga®

Konga® is a fun and easy-to-follow, high intensity fusion of dance, cardio, boxing and sculpting set to fabulous music. You can expect to sweat a lot while listening to our upbeat music. This is suitable for the super fit and the totally uncoordinated. Come join us for some sweaty fun. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lelani at World Wellness Group on 0405 569 094. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Sarong (optional). Thursday, May 3, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Inala Hub, 76 Corsair Avenue, 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. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near children's playground. Requirements: Yoga mat, small dumbbells optional. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Mansfield Park. Thursday, May 3, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Power and pilates

Treat yourself to a combination of cardio, strength and pilates that will improve your overall fitness and all important core stability. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tanya from Active As on 0433 215 303. Meeting point: By the toilet block near the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Biami Yumba Park, Fig Tree Pocket. Thursday, May 3, 2018, 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 Lorraine at Precision Pilates on 0438 736 036. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Mat or thick towel. Venue: The Beirne Park, Hendra. Thursday, May 3, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

KineticKids for 3-4 years

Bookings essential. A fun class that supports the healthy development of young children's physical health and mental wellness. Play games, complete obstacle courses, develop perceptual motor skills and experience age appropriate mindfulness activities that will relax an active mind and body. Caregivers are encouraged to assist their child with some activities. Suitable for 3-4 year olds. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential.  To book visit KineticKids or phone Tamara on 0439 772 489. Meeting point: By the kidspace. Requirements: Towel. Age: 3-4 years. Venue: 7th Brigade Park, Chermside. Thursday, May 3, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM.

KineticKids for 5-9 years

Bookings essential. A fun class that supports the healthy development of children's physical health and mental wellness. Play non-competitive games, develop foundational sports skills and experience age appropriate mindfulness activities that will relax an active mind and body. Suitable for 5-9 year olds. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential.  To book visit KineticKids or phone Tamara on 0439 772 489. Meeting point: By the kidspace. Requirements: Towel. Age: 5-9 years. Venue: 7th Brigade Park, Chermside. Thursday, May 3, 2018, 4:00 PM – 4:30 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. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sharon at Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: Near the car park. Requirements: Mat or thick towel. Venue: Decker Park, Brighton. Thursday, May 3, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.