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

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Fitness challenge

Bookings essential. Bootcamp type exercises with an emphasis on cardio fitness and overall body and core strength. This will include a fitness test at the start, midway and then the finish to monitor your progress. All fitness levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: By the picnic shelter, near the car park. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Frew Park, Milton. Monday, December 11, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Fitness challenge

Lose weight, get fit, tone up for a healthier and fitter you. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fitness 4 U on 0412 552 885. Meeting point: Albert Street gates. Venue: City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City. Monday, December 11, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Pilates

Stretching and strengthening exercises targeted at functional movement and core muscle strengthening. Exercises are designed to improve posture and help reduce risk of injury. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Alison from AMS Pilates on 0487 930 116. Meeting point: Near the basketball half court. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: Calamvale District Park, Calamvale. Monday, December 11, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Skateboarding masterclass

Bookings essential. These workshops make learning to skateboard fun, safe and easy for everyone. Through weekly coaching sessions you will learn the skills of skateboarding in an exciting, social and safe environment.  All ages and levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Australian Skateboard Community Initiative or phone 1300 918 531. Meeting point: Skatepark. Requirements: Skateboard and helmet if you have one. Some equipment will be provided. Venue: J.F O'Grady Memorial Park, Fairfield. Monday, December 11, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Outdoor gym circuit

Come and learn how to use the gym equipment at our new outdoor gym.  This circuit class includes a warm-up, a mixture of overall body exercises using park gym equipment (catering for a range of abilities), warm down and stretch at the end. 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: Outdoor gym under the Go Between Bridge off Riverside Drive, South Brisbane. Monday, December 11, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM. Go Between Bridge, off Riverside Drive, South Brisbane.

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 car park. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Grinstead Park, Alderley. Monday, December 11, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Deep water running

Registration essential. Deep water running is ideal for those recovering from injuries or suffering from back pain. Submerged in water, you will feel resistance through your entire body. This resistance forces opposing muscles to work, and as you move your arms and legs against the resistance of the water you will get a great cardiovascular and strengthening workout.  This is a great aqua workout. Cost: Pool entry fee applies. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Registration essential. To register visit Ithaca Pool or phone 07 3369 2624. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: BYO flotation belt or hire for $2. Venue: Ithaca Pool, Paddington. Monday, December 11, 2017, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Cross training

Bookings essential. High intensity weight resistance training and aerobic exercises. All fitness levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near gym equipment area. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Jack Cook Memorial Park, Taringa. Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit Living Chi. Meeting point: Car park. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit Living Chi. Meeting point: Near Scout Hall. Venue: Huxtable Park, Chermside West. Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Low impact fitness and pilates

Bookings essential. Easy movement and fitness exercises including a warm-up, strength, pilates and warm down. Bring a yoga mat. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near gym equipment area. Requirements: Yoga mat, small dumbbells optional. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Guyatt Park, St Lucia. Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 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. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: Meet at reception. Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Ozcare, 48 Peel Street, South Brisbane.

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 from YOGAndU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Pool side. Requirements: Swimmers and towel. Venue: Carole Park Swim Centre, Wacol. Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Boxing

A great cardio and fat blasting exercise that will rapidly improve your fitness. 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 War Memorial. Venue: Walton Bridge Reserve, The Gap. Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Tabata aqua

Registration essential. High intensity interval training in the water that will blast the calories and provide high, noticeable results in the shortest amount of time. Participants use maximal effort for 20 seconds and recover for 10 seconds for 8 rounds of work. This class is very much a work at your own maximum, so all levels can benefit. Cost: Pool entry fee applies. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Registration essential. To register visit Ithaca Pool or phone 07 3369 2624. Meeting point: Reception. Venue: Ithaca Pool, Paddington. Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Outdoor gym circuit

Come and learn how to use the gym equipment at our new outdoor gym.  This circuit class includes a warm-up, a mixture of overall body exercises using park gym equipment (catering for a range of abilities), warm down and stretch at the end. 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: Outdoor gym under the Go Between Bridge off Riverside Drive, South Brisbane. Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM. Go Between Bridge, off Riverside Drive, South Brisbane.

Make a beansprout farm for kids

Bookings essential. Did you know sprouts are one of three freshest and healthiest superfoods you can eat? In this hands on workshop you will make your very own sprouting jar with a mix of bean seeds to take home and start growing. Suitable for children aged 5-12 years with their carer. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book or for more information phone Brisbane Botanic Gardens on 07 3403 2535. Meeting point: Outdoor kitchen in the garden. Requirements: Covered shoes. Age: 5-12 years. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Navigation skills

Bookings essential. Explore the bushland of Raven Street Reserve and Downfall Creek using a bushwalkers GPS and map to find clues and solve puzzles. Join us for an outdoors adventure! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Vertec Adventure or for more information phone 0403 293 533. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Hat, sunsmart clothing, enclosed shoes, sunscreen, insect repellent, drinking water. Age: 10 years and over. Venue: Downfall Creek Bushland Centre. Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Make a beansprout farm for kids

Bookings essential. Did you know sprouts are one of three freshest and healthiest superfoods you can eat? In this hands on workshop you will make your very own sprouting jar with a mix of bean seeds to take home and start growing. Suitable for children aged 5-12 years with their carer. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book or for more information phone Brisbane Botanic Gardens on 07 3403 2535. Meeting point: Outdoor kitchen in the garden. Requirements: Covered shoes. Age: 5-12 years. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.

Aqua aerobics

Registration essential. A water based workout that is focused on increasing your heart rate and improving your cardiovascular health. Working at your own pace this uses a combination of low to moderate intensity moves and step aerobics. Come along and cool off this summer. Cost: Pool entry fee applies. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Registration essential. To register visit Ithaca Pool or phone 07 3369 2624. Meeting point: Reception. Venue: Ithaca Pool, Paddington. Thursday, December 14, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 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 from YOGAndU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Pool side. Requirements: Swimmers and towel. Venue: Bellbowrie Pool, Bellbowrie. Thursday, December 14, 2017, 10:00 AM – 11:00 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 from YOGAndU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Pool side. Requirements: Swimmers and towel. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Friday, December 15, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Bee friendly for kids and families

Bookings essential. In this practical workshop you will hear a story about bees and their lives and different roles in the hive. You will learn about a variety of bees, including native bees, their importance for pollination, see how backyard beekeeping works and get a sweet reward - honey! Be inspired by bees, the most amazing creatures. Without them we would only have half of our food. During this workshop you will not work with live bees. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book email spurtopia@gmail.com or for more information visit Spurtopia. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: All participants must wear a hat, secure fully enclosed shoes, sun-smart clothing suitable for the activity and bring insect repellent. Age: 5-12 years. Venue: Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre. Friday, December 15, 2017, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Fitness and bubs aqua

An aqua aerobics and toning class for mums, dads, grandparents and all other carers while baby safely enjoys the water alongside. Baby swim seat provided. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Louise from Choose Today on 0412 140 034. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimwear, towel, baby needs. Baby seat is optional as swim seats are limited. Venue: Jindalee Pool, Jindalee. Friday, December 15, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Wicked wicking for kids and families

Bookings essential. Did you know you can grow strawberries, herbs and other yummy veggies without needing a garden and daily watering? Learn some physics and how to up-cycle material while making a wicked wicking pot from recycled materials. You will plant them with a plant to take home to grow your own food. Suitable for children aged 5 years and over with their carer. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book email spurtopia@gmail.com or for more information visit Spurtopia. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Bring a 2 litre milk container. All participants must wear a hat, secure fully enclosed shoes and wear old sun-smart clothing suitable for the activity and bring insect repellent. Age: 5-12 years. Venue: Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre. Friday, December 15, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

Aqua kick boxing

Registration essential. This highlights an energetic blend of kickboxing and traditional aqua choreography. This water aerobics cardio routine is pumped up with fun boxing arm patterns, toning the arms against the resistance of water. All ages and abilities catered for. Cost: Pool entry fee applies. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Registration essential. To register visit Ithaca Pool or phone 07 3369 2624. Meeting point: Reception. Venue: Ithaca Pool, Paddington. Saturday, December 16, 2017, 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM.

Pilates

Stretching and strengthening exercises targeted at functional movement and core muscle strengthening. Exercises are designed to improve posture and help reduce risk of injury. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. 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 or towel. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Saturday, December 16, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Zumba® fitness

Ditch the workout, join the party with a fun filled dance fitness class to music from all around the world. Options for all ages and fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Zumba Fitness with Mel on 0422 746 999. Meeting point: By the playground, near the car park. Venue: C.B. Mott Park, Holland Park. Saturday, December 16, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong or phone 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Near the ferry terminal. Venue: New Farm Park, New Farm. Saturday, December 16, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Windsurfing

Bookings essential. Introduction to the thrill of windsurfing from qualified instructors. All equipment provided. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Surf Connect on 3137 0500. Meeting point: Sandgate beach, in between 7th & 8th Avenue on Flinders Parade. Requirements: Able to swim, of reasonable health and under 100kgs. Age: 9 years and over. Venue: Arthur Davis Park. Saturday, December 16, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Yoga

Reap the mind body benefits of yoga outdoors. By getting out into nature you can experience yoga as it was originally intended. Yoga allows us to heal and strengthen our bodies, bring stillness to our minds and fill our lives with inspiration, purpose, abundance and fun! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Nicola from YOGAndU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Meet at reception. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. Saturday, December 16, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Zumba® fitness

Ditch the workout, join the party with a fun filled dance fitness class to music from all around the world. Options for all ages and fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. 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, December 16, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Eco puppets for Christmas

Bookings essential. Our unique origami puppets are so fun to make! Butterflies, koalas, frogs, spiders....there are so many puppets to make. After getting creative, children will play a range of energetic games and work either individually or as a team to create their very own interactive puppet play to show everyone as the culmination of this energetic, hands-on workshop! Cost: $5. Event type: Christmas. Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 6 years and over. Venue: Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre. Saturday, December 16, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Aqua aerobics

A fun water workout suitable for all fitness levels. Suitable for non swimmers, people with arthritis and other medical conditions. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone or SMS Qld Water Exercise and Physiotherapy (QWEP) on 0430 449 898 or email info@QWEP.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Musgrave Park Pool, South Brisbane. Saturday, December 16, 2017, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

ACTivate water play

Bookings essential. This is a fun filled session where children can get involved with drama games and water play activities. Children will use hoops, jumping sacks, balls, tunnels and join in the fun of relay races. The games will assist children to develop skills in the areas of hand eye coordination, balance, flexibility, cardiovascular fitness and teamwork. 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: Playground on Hill End Terrace. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5 years and over. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Saturday, December 16, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Wetlands social ride and bike maintenance

Bookings essential. Don't get caught out, learn how to change a tyre and keep your bike rolling with basic maintenance tips. Then come along on a social ride to explore the beautiful Boondall Wetlands Reserve along the 13km return journey of the Boondall bikeway to Nudgee Beach, including a stop at Anne Beasley lookout and then return. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy & Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Cycle Away on 0427 431 481. Meeting point: Environmental Centre picnic area. Requirements: Bike, helmet, insect repellent and sunscreen. Age: 16 years and over unless accompanied by an adult. Venue: Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre. Sunday, December 17, 2017, 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Outdoor gym circuit

Come and learn how to use the gym equipment at our new outdoor gym.  This circuit class includes a warm-up, a mixture of overall body exercises using park gym equipment (catering for a range of abilities), warm down and stretch at the end. 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: Outdoor gym under the Go Between Bridge off Riverside Drive, South Brisbane. Monday, December 18, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM. Go Between Bridge, off Riverside Drive, South Brisbane.

Night navigation

A recreational activity and sport in the cool of the evening. Use your navigational skills and specially produced map to discover your local parks and outdoor recreation areas. All ages and levels of experience are catered for. Run, jog, walk or have a leisurely stroll. Compete individually or in a group. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring a small torch or head lamp. Full instructions given. Registration from 5.30pm, event starts at 6.30pm. Cost: $5 per person or $12 per family. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tony from Enoggeroos Orienteering Club on 0410 428 003. Meeting point: Pullen Road, Everton Park. Near Scout Den. Look for Orienteering sign. Requirements: Comfortable walking shoes, small torch or head lamp. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Outdoor gym circuit

Come and learn how to use the gym equipment at our new outdoor gym.  This circuit class includes a warm-up, a mixture of overall body exercises using park gym equipment (catering for a range of abilities), warm down and stretch at the end. 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: Outdoor gym under the Go Between Bridge off Riverside Drive, South Brisbane. Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM. Go Between Bridge, off Riverside Drive, South Brisbane.

Aqua Dance2BFit

Aqua Dance2BFit is a dance based aqua class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates traditional aqua aerobic moves with fun, funky dance moves to create a pool party atmosphere. You will be having so much fun you will forget you are even exercising. 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. Saturday, January 6, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

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 car park near the scout hut, off Pullen Road. Requirements: Bike, helmet. Age: 4-7 years. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Become a Wheel World Wizard

Bookings essential.  Through riding-based games and fun activities learn the skills you need to have fun off-road and on the bikeways. 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 car park near the scout hut, off Pullen Road. Requirements: Bike, helmet. Age: 7-10 years. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:30 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, towel. Venue: Carole Park Swim Centre, Wacol. Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Aqua Dance2BFit

Aqua Dance2BFit is a dance based aqua class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates traditional aqua aerobic moves with fun, funky dance moves to create a pool party atmosphere. You will be having so much fun you will forget you are even exercising. 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. Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

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. 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 by shelter sheds near playground, off Bedivere Street. Requirements: Bike, helmet. Age: 4-7 years. Venue: Carindale Recreation Reserve, Carindale. Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Become a Wheel World Wizard

Bookings essential.  Through riding-based games and fun activities learn the skills you need to have fun off-road and on the bikeways. 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 by shelter sheds near playground, off Bedivere Street. Requirements: Bike, helmet. Age: 7-10 years. Venue: Carindale Recreation Reserve, Carindale. Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Make a beansprout farm for kids

Bookings essential. Did you know sprouts are one of three freshest and healthiest superfoods you can eat? In this hands-on workshop Roman Spur will show you how to make your very own sprouting jar with a mix of bean seeds to take home and start growing. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book or for further information phone Brisbane Botanic Gardens on 07 3403 2535. Meeting point: Outdoor kitchen in the garden. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5 years and over. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Make a beansprout farm for kids

Bookings essential. Did you know sprouts are one of three freshest and healthiest superfoods you can eat? In this hands-on workshop Roman Spur will show you how to make your very own sprouting jar with a mix of bean seeds to take home and start growing. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book or for further information phone Brisbane Botanic Gardens on 07 3403 2535. Meeting point: Outdoor kitchen in the garden. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5 years and over. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.

Aqua Dance2BFit

Aqua Dance2BFit is a dance based aqua class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates traditional aqua aerobic moves with fun, funky dance moves to create a pool party atmosphere. You will be having so much fun you will forget you are even exercising. 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: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Aqua Zumba®

Blend the Zumba® philosophy with water resistance and you create a pool party suitable for all. There is less impact on your joints during an Aqua Zumba® class so you can really let loose. Water creates natural resistance which means every step is more challenging and helps tone your muscles. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Linda from Be Happy Party on 0428 419 157. Meeting point: Near the amenity block. Requirements: Wear swimwear and bring a towel. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum. Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Get Your Own Wheels

Bookings essential.  Starting high school means more independence. Make sure your child knows how to ride safely on quieter roads and bikeways so they can enjoy their new freedom - and you can let them have it! This bikeway has good connections to Kedron High, Wavell Park High, Everton Park High, Hillbrook, Mt Maria and Aviation High schools. 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 by shelter sheds, off Bradshaw Street. Requirements: Bike, helmet. Age: 10 years and over. Venue: Bradshaw Park, Lutwyche. Thursday, January 11, 2018, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Aqua aerobics

Registration essential. A water based workout that is focussed on increasing your heart rate and improving your cardiovascular health. Working at your own pace this uses a combination of low to moderate intensity moves and step aerobics. Come along and cool off this summer. Cost: Pool entry fee applies. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Registration essential. To register visit Ithaca Pool or for more information phone 3369 2624. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Ithaca Pool, Paddington. Thursday, January 11, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Aqua interval training

It's an aquatic extravaganza so let the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games inspire you to get fit. 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, January 11, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 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: Bellbowrie Pool, Bellbowrie. Thursday, January 11, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Get Your Own Wheels

Bookings essential.  Starting high school means more independence. Make sure your child knows how to ride safely on quieter roads and bikeways so they can enjoy their new freedom - and you can let them have it! his location has good links to Indooroopilly, St Peters, Corinda and Milpera High Schools. 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 car park, off Oxley Road. Requirements: Bike, helmet. Age: 10 years and over. Venue: Graceville Memorial Park, Graceville. Friday, January 12, 2018, 8:30 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. Friday, January 12, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Stand up paddling

Bookings essential. Come and try the latest craze whilst keeping fit! All equipment provided. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential - To book phone Surf Connect on 07 3137 0500. Meeting point: Sandgate beach, in between 7th & 8th Avenue on Flinders Parade. Requirements: Able to swim and of reasonable health. Age: 9 years and over. Venue: Arthur Davis Park. Saturday, January 13, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Windsurfing

Bookings essential. Introduction to the thrill of windsurfing from qualified instructors. All equipment provided. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential - To book phone Surf Connect on 07 3137 0500. Meeting point: Sandgate beach, in between 7th & 8th Avenue on Flinders Parade. Requirements: Able to swim and of reasonable health. Age: 9 years and over. Venue: Arthur Davis Park. Saturday, January 13, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Aqua Dance2BFit

Aqua Dance2BFit is a dance based aqua class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates traditional aqua aerobic moves with fun, funky dance moves to create a pool party atmosphere. You will be having so much fun you will forget you are even exercising. 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. Saturday, January 13, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Learn to maintain your bike for free (women only)

Bookings essential. This popular course will teach you how to change a tyre and keep your bike rolling with basic maintenance tips that will save you money. Come with or without your bike. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy & Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Cycle Away on 0427 431 481. Meeting point: Gym equipment at the park gates - Park Avenue, Clayfield. Requirements: Bike. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Kalinga Park, Kalinga. Sunday, January 14, 2018, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Golf made easy

Bookings essential. Beginners golf session on the driving range with a PGA golf professional assisting. Cost: $10. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Victoria Park Golf Shop on 07 3252 9891. Meeting point: The Golf Shop. Venue: Victoria Park Golf Complex, Herston. Monday, January 15, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Deep water running

Registration essential. It's an aquatic extravaganza so let the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games inspire you to get fit. Deep water running is ideal for those recovering from injuries or suffering from back pain. Submerged in water, you will feel resistance through your entire body. This resistance forces opposing muscles to work, and as you move your arms and legs against the resistance of the water you will get a great cardiovascular and strengthening workout. Parent event: Active and Healthy Challenge. Cost: Pool entry fee applies. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Registration essential. To register visit Ithaca Pool or for more information phone 3369 2624. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: BYO floatation belt or hire for $2. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Ithaca Pool, Paddington. Monday, January 15, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

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 the car park near the scout hut, off Pullen Road. Requirements: Bike, helmet. Age: 4-7 years. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Tuesday, January 16, 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 Scout Hall. Venue: Huxtable Park, Chermside West. Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Become a Wheel World Wizard

Bookings essential.  Through riding-based games and fun activities learn the skills you need to have fun off-road and on the bikeways. 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 car park near the scout hut, off Pullen Road. Requirements: Bike, helmet. Age: 7-10 years. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:30 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, towel. Venue: Carole Park Swim Centre, Wacol. Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Aqua Dance2BFit

Aqua Dance2BFit is a dance based aqua class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates traditional aqua aerobic moves with fun, funky dance moves to create a pool party atmosphere. You will be having so much fun you will forget you are even exercising. 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. Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tabata aqua

Registration essential. High intensity interval training in the water that will blast the calories and provide high, noticeable results in the shortest amount of time. Participants use maximal effort for 20 seconds and recover for 10 seconds for 8 rounds of work. This class is very much a work at your own maximum, so all levels can benefit. Cost: Pool entry fee applies. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Registration essential. To register visit Ithaca Pool or for more information phone 3369 2624. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Ithaca Pool, Paddington. Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

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 by shelter sheds near playground, off Bedivere Street. Requirements: Bike, helmet. Age: 4-7 years. Venue: Carindale Recreation Reserve, Carindale. Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Become a Wheel World Wizard

Bookings essential.  Through riding-based games and fun activities learn the skills you need to have fun off-road and on the bikeways. 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 by shelter sheds near playground, off Bedivere Street. Requirements: Bike, helmet. Age: 7-10 years. Venue: Carindale Recreation Reserve, Carindale. Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Aqua Zumba

Aqua Zumba® blends the Zumba® philosophy with water resistance for one pool party you shouldn't miss! There is less impact on your joints during an Aqua Zumba® class so you can really let loose. Water creates natural resistance which means every step is more challenging and helps tone your muscles. 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: Musgrave Park Pool, South Brisbane. Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Aqua Dance2BFit

Aqua Dance2BFit is a dance based aqua class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates traditional aqua aerobic moves with fun, funky dance moves to create a pool party atmosphere. You will be having so much fun you will forget you are even exercising. 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: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Aqua Zumba®

Blend the Zumba® philosophy with water resistance and you create a pool party suitable for all. There is less impact on your joints during an Aqua Zumba® class so you can really let loose. Water creates natural resistance which means every step is more challenging and helps tone your muscles. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Linda from Be Happy Party on 0428 419 157. Meeting point: Near the amenity block. Requirements: Wear swimwear and bring a towel. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum. Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Get Your Own Wheels

Bookings essential.  Starting high school means more independence. Make sure your child knows how to ride safely on quieter roads and bikeways so they can enjoy their new freedom - and you can let them have it! This bikeway has good connections to Kedron High, Wavell Park High, Everton Park High, Hillbrook, Mt Maria and Aviation High schools. 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 by shelter sheds, off Bradshaw Street. Requirements: Bike, helmet. Age: 10 years and over. Venue: Bradshaw Park, Lutwyche. Thursday, January 18, 2018, 9:00 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 Kevin on 07 3376 1830. Meeting point: On riverbank just beyond main car park. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Thursday, January 18, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Aqua aerobics

Registration essential. A water based workout that is focussed on increasing your heart rate and improving your cardiovascular health. Working at your own pace this uses a combination of low to moderate intensity moves and step aerobics. Come along and cool off this summer. Cost: Pool entry fee applies. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Registration essential. To register visit Ithaca Pool or for more information phone 3369 2624. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Ithaca Pool, Paddington. Thursday, January 18, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Aqua interval training

It's an aquatic extravaganza so let the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games inspire you to get fit. 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, January 18, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 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: Bellbowrie Pool, Bellbowrie. Thursday, January 18, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Get Your Own Wheels

Bookings essential.  Starting high school means more independence. Make sure your child knows how to ride safely on quieter roads and bikeways so they can enjoy their new freedom - and you can let them have it! This location has good links to Indooroopilly, St Peters, Corinda and Milpera High Schools. 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 car park, off Oxley Road. Requirements: Bike, helmet. Age: 10 years and over. Venue: Graceville Memorial Park, Graceville. Friday, January 19, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:30 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. Friday, January 19, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Deep water 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. Parent event: Active and Healthy Challenge. 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. Saturday, January 20, 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, January 20, 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, January 20, 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, January 20, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Deep water 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. Parent event: Active and Healthy Challenge. 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. Saturday, January 20, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Sailing & Kayaking

Bookings essential. A combination of catamaran sailing with an experienced skipper along the shores of Wynnum plus supervised kayaking on sit-on-tops within a confined area. This is fun for all the family. Suitable for all ages (generally 5+). Must fit one of our PFD's ("lifejackets"). Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. Bookings open 20 December. To book visit Sails at Bayside and click the “Pre-Register for Events” button or phone 07 3137 0000. Meeting point: Beside the picnic shelter on south side of Wynnum Creek - Waterloo Esplanade - Map: 143 Ref: J16. Requirements: Wear clothes you are prepared to get wet, old joggers or reef walkers, sun protection. Bring drinking water, a towel and change of clothes for the end. Money for sausage sizzle and drinks optional. Age: 5 years and over. Must fit one of our PFDs (lifejackets). Venue: Breakwater Park, Wynnum. Saturday, January 20, 2018, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Beginner swimming program for adults

Bookings essential. An inclusive opportunity for men and women of all cultures to learn the basics of swimming, become water safe and get ready to conquer other water activities. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book SMS or phone Aqua English on 0406 063 737 or email info@aquaenglish.com.au. Meeting point: Heated 25m pool. Requirements: Cap, swimming goggles and towel. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Yeronga Park Pool, Yeronga. Saturday, January 20, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Sailing & Kayaking

Bookings essential. A combination of catamaran sailing with an experienced skipper along the shores of Wynnum plus supervised kayaking on sit-on-tops within a confined area. This is fun for all the family. Suitable for all ages (generally 5+). Must fit one of our PFD's ("lifejackets"). Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. Bookings open 20 December. To book visit Sails at Bayside and click the “Pre-Register for Events” button or phone 07 3137 0000. Meeting point: Beside the picnic shelter on south side of Wynnum Creek - Waterloo Esplanade - Map: 143 Ref: J17. Requirements: Wear clothes you are prepared to get wet, old joggers or reef walkers, sun protection. Bring drinking water, a towel and change of clothes for the end. Money for sausage sizzle and drinks optional. Age: 5 years and over. Must fit one of our PFDs (lifejackets). Venue: Breakwater Park, Wynnum. Saturday, January 20, 2018, 11:45 AM – 1:45 PM.

Aqua aerobics

Cool off this summer with a fun water workout 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: Heated 25m pool. Requirements: Sunglasses and towel. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Yeronga Park Pool, Yeronga. Saturday, January 20, 2018, 12:00 PM – 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: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Saturday, January 20, 2018, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM.

Aqua aerobics

Cool off this summer with a fun water workout 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, January 20, 2018, 2:15 PM – 3:00 PM.

Aqua Dance2BFit

Aqua Dance2BFit is a dance based aqua class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates traditional aqua aerobic moves with fun, funky dance moves to create a pool party atmosphere. You will be having so much fun you will forget you are even exercising. 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. Saturday, January 20, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 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: $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 the playground. Venue: Woolcock Park, Red Hill. Sunday, January 21, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Aqua aerobics

Cool off this summer with a fun water workout 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: Shaded area - 50m pool. Requirements: Sunglasses and towel. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Musgrave Park Pool, South Brisbane. Sunday, January 21, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Deep water running

Registration essential. It's an aquatic extravaganza so let the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games inspire you to get fit. Deep water running is ideal for those recovering from injuries or suffering from back pain. Submerged in water, you will feel resistance through your entire body. This resistance forces opposing muscles to work, and as you move your arms and legs against the resistance of the water you will get a great cardiovascular and strengthening workout. Parent event: Active and Healthy Challenge. Cost: Pool entry fee applies. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Registration essential. To register visit Ithaca Pool or for more information phone 3369 2624. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: BYO floatation belt or hire for $2. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Ithaca Pool, Paddington. Monday, January 22, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 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: $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 Scout Hall. Venue: Huxtable Park, Chermside West. Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 8:30 AM – 9:30 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: By the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 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, towel. Venue: Carole Park Swim Centre, Wacol. Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 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 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, January 23, 2018, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM.

Aqua Dance2BFit

Aqua Dance2BFit is a dance based aqua class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates traditional aqua aerobic moves with fun, funky dance moves to create a pool party atmosphere. You will be having so much fun you will forget you are even exercising. 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. Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tabata aqua

Registration essential. High intensity interval training in the water that will blast the calories and provide high, noticeable results in the shortest amount of time. Participants use maximal effort for 20 seconds and recover for 10 seconds for 8 rounds of work. This class is very much a work at your own maximum, so all levels can benefit. Cost: Pool entry fee applies. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Registration essential. To register visit Ithaca Pool or for more information phone 3369 2624. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Ithaca Pool, Paddington. Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Aqua Zumba

Aqua Zumba® blends the Zumba® philosophy with water resistance for one pool party you shouldn't miss! There is less impact on your joints during an Aqua Zumba® class so you can really let loose. Water creates natural resistance which means every step is more challenging and helps tone your muscles. 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: Musgrave Park Pool, South Brisbane. Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Aqua Dance2BFit

Aqua Dance2BFit is a dance based aqua class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates traditional aqua aerobic moves with fun, funky dance moves to create a pool party atmosphere. You will be having so much fun you will forget you are even exercising. 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: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Aqua Zumba®

Blend the Zumba® philosophy with water resistance and you create a pool party suitable for all. There is less impact on your joints during an Aqua Zumba® class so you can really let loose. Water creates natural resistance which means every step is more challenging and helps tone your muscles. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Linda from Be Happy Party on 0428 419 157. Meeting point: Near the amenity block. Requirements: Wear swimwear and bring a towel. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum. Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 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: $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: On riverbank just beyond main car park. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Thursday, January 25, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Aqua aerobics

Registration essential. A water based workout that is focussed on increasing your heart rate and improving your cardiovascular health. Working at your own pace this uses a combination of low to moderate intensity moves and step aerobics. Come along and cool off this summer. Cost: Pool entry fee applies. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Registration essential. To register visit Ithaca Pool or for more information phone 3369 2624. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Ithaca Pool, Paddington. Thursday, January 25, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Aqua interval training

It's an aquatic extravaganza so let the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games inspire you to get fit. 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, January 25, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 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: Bellbowrie Pool, Bellbowrie. Thursday, January 25, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Aqua kick boxing

Registration essential. It's an aquatic extravaganza so let the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games inspire you to get fit. This highlights an energetic blend of kickboxing and traditional aqua choreography. This water aerobics cardio routine is pumped up with fun boxing arm patterns, toning the arms against the resistance of water. All ages and abilities catered for. Parent event: Active and Healthy Challenge. Cost: Pool entry fee applies. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Registration essential. To register visit Ithaca Pool or for more information phone 3369 2624. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Ithaca Pool, Paddington. Saturday, January 27, 2018, 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM.

Deep water 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. Parent event: Active and Healthy Challenge. 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. Saturday, January 27, 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, January 27, 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, January 27, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Deep water 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. Parent event: Active and Healthy Challenge. 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. Saturday, January 27, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Beginner swimming program for adults

Bookings essential. An inclusive opportunity for men and women of all cultures to learn the basics of swimming, become water safe and get ready to conquer other water activities. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book SMS or phone Aqua English on 0406 063 737 or email info@aquaenglish.com.au. Meeting point: Heated 25m pool. Requirements: Cap, swimming goggles and towel. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Yeronga Park Pool, Yeronga. Saturday, January 27, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Aqua aerobics

Cool off this summer with a fun water workout 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: Heated 25m pool. Requirements: Sunglasses and towel. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Yeronga Park Pool, Yeronga. Saturday, January 27, 2018, 12:00 PM – 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: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Saturday, January 27, 2018, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM.

Aqua aerobics

Cool off this summer with a fun water workout 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, January 27, 2018, 2:15 PM – 3:00 PM.

Aqua Dance2BFit

Aqua Dance2BFit is a dance based aqua class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates traditional aqua aerobic moves with fun, funky dance moves to create a pool party atmosphere. You will be having so much fun you will forget you are even exercising. 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. Saturday, January 27, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Yoga

Come enjoy a sweet-tempered free yoga session by the beautiful Manly foreshore before enjoying the delights of the markets and cafe. All levels welcome! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone John on 0403 676 435. Meeting point: At the end of Stewart Parade, near the Sea Scouts. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Darling Point Park (road reserve). Sunday, January 28, 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: $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 the playground. Venue: Woolcock Park, Red Hill. Sunday, January 28, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Aqua aerobics

Cool off this summer with a fun water workout 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: Shaded area - 50m pool. Requirements: Sunglasses and towel. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Musgrave Park Pool, South Brisbane. Sunday, January 28, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Kitesurfing

Bookings essential. Introduction to the thrill of kitesurfing from qualified instructors. All equipment provided. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential - To book phone Surf Connect on 07 3137 0500. Meeting point: Sandgate beach, in between 7th & 8th Avenue on Flinders Parade. Requirements: Able to swim and of reasonable health. Age: 9 years and over. Venue: Arthur Davis Park. Sunday, January 28, 2018, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

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, January 29, 2018, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Athletic warrior circuit

Bookings essential. Be inspired by the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games 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, January 29, 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: 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: Meet at the playscape. Venue: Northshore Riverside Park, Hamilton. Monday, January 29, 2018, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Mums and bubs pilates

Participants will be able to enjoy a workout with their babies that they will be able to continue with at home. Focus will be on toning, gentle strengthening and improving mobility and increasing flexibility. Emphasis will be given to strengthening the core muscles and activating the pelvic floor and transverse abdominals particularly important for mums. 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, January 29, 2018, 9:15 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, January 29, 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: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Rozlee on 0403 152 281. Meeting point: Shelter shed near playground. Venue: Kookaburra Park - West, Karana Downs. Monday, January 29, 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, January 29, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Step it up and roll it out

Using a step platform, this is a high-energy cardio class to move your way to toned glutes and thighs.  Then release some tension with a foam roller, working our way through lower body, upper body and the core. Wow, what a workout. 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: At the picnic shelter opposite the playground. Requirements: Foam roller and mat. Age: 13 years and over. Venue: Arthur Davis Park. Monday, January 29, 2018, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

8 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, January 29, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 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, January 29, 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, January 29, 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, January 29, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Sunset boxing

Finish the day with a higher intensity boxing class. Raise the heart rate and punch hard whilst the sun goes down! 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: Under the big rotunda, behind the kids playground. Requirements: Mat or towel. Venue: Whites Hill Reserve, Camp Hill. Monday, January 29, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Deep water aqua

Ideal class for someone who suffers from injuries or is on a path of rehabilitation. You get all the benefits of running without the impact. Bring along an aqua belt. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Vanessa at The Extra Mile on 0401 668 434. Meeting point: Deep end of 50m pool. Requirements: Swimwear and aqua belt. Venue: Bellbowrie Pool, Bellbowrie. Monday, January 29, 2018, 5:45 PM – 6:30 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. Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone Jan on 0414 569 492. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Arthur Davis Park. Monday, January 29, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Deep water running

Registration essential. It's an aquatic extravaganza so let the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games inspire you to get fit. Deep water running is ideal for those recovering from injuries or suffering from back pain. Submerged in water, you will feel resistance through your entire body. This resistance forces opposing muscles to work, and as you move your arms and legs against the resistance of the water you will get a great cardiovascular and strengthening workout. Parent event: Active and Healthy Challenge. Cost: Pool entry fee applies. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Registration essential. To register visit Ithaca Pool or for more information phone 3369 2624. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: BYO floatation belt or hire for $2. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Ithaca Pool, Paddington. Monday, January 29, 2018, 6:30 PM – 7:30 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. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Jack Cook Memorial Park, Taringa. Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Trail fitness adventure

Let the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games inspire you to get fit by combining nature and running together. This program combines trail running with a mixture of cardiovascular and bodyweight bearing exercises to help participants get fit whilst enjoying their beautiful surroundings. Parent event: Active and Healthy Challenge. 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 car park, Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Age: 15 years and over. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Tuesday, January 30, 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, January 30, 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 Scout Hall. Venue: Huxtable Park, Chermside West. Tuesday, January 30, 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 Paul on 0415 335 063. Meeting point: Car park. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 8:30 AM – 9:30 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: On the grass near the kids playground. Requirements: Mat or towel. Venue: Lavarack Park, Camp Hill. Tuesday, January 30, 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, January 30, 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, January 30, 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, January 30, 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: By the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Tuesday, January 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. Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Ozcare, 48 Peel Street, South Brisbane.

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, towel. Venue: Carole Park Swim Centre, Wacol. Tuesday, January 30, 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 waterfall. Venue: City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City. Tuesday, January 30, 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 Rd and Hill End Tce. Age: 15 years and over. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Tuesday, January 30, 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, January 30, 2018, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM.

8 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, January 30, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Mixed aqua

Come and try this 45 minute class which utilises both the use of the shallow water for cardio exercises and the deeper water for a core strength workout. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Vanessa at The Extra Mile on 0401 668 434. Meeting point: 25m shallow pool. Requirements: Swimwear and aqua belt. Venue: Bellbowrie Pool, Bellbowrie. Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 5:45 PM – 6:30 PM.

Aqua Dance2BFit

Aqua Dance2BFit is a dance based aqua class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates traditional aqua aerobic moves with fun, funky dance moves to create a pool party atmosphere. You will be having so much fun you will forget you are even exercising. 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. Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tabata aqua

Registration essential. High intensity interval training in the water that will blast the calories and provide high, noticeable results in the shortest amount of time. Participants use maximal effort for 20 seconds and recover for 10 seconds for 8 rounds of work. This class is very much a work at your own maximum, so all levels can benefit. Cost: Pool entry fee applies. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Registration essential. To register visit Ithaca Pool or for more information phone 3369 2624. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Ithaca Pool, Paddington. Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Beach workout

Variety is the key to any successful exercise program. Perhaps it's time to spice yours up. Are you an early morning runner? Do you like to get your exercise in running along the beach? This beach workout could be what you need. The benefits of exercising on soft sand are huge! Running in sand is a great way to get exercise, as every time you take a step, the sand slides under your feet, pushing your legs to the maximum effort. This session is focused on cardio and aerobic fitness including body weight exercises. All levels catered for. 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 pier, Lower Moore Park. Age: 13 years and over. Venue: Moora Park, Shorncliffe. Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

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. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Moorlands Park, Auchenflower. Wednesday, January 31, 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, January 31, 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: Not required. 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, January 31, 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, January 31, 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, January 31, 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, January 31, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 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, January 31, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Circuits and Intervals

Bookings essential. Bookings essential. Body conditioning circuits and interval training proven to be the most time efficient and effective way to increase and maintain your fitness levels. Varied programs designed to target strength, build muscular endurance and improve cardiovascular performance. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Christine from Fitness with a Twist on 0406 425 561. Meeting point: Near half basketball court. Venue: Bowman Park, Bardon. Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Strength and core

A fun exercise class that includes a mix of cardio, strength and core stability work. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel, no bookings required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Belinda from Mums-ercise on 0424 505 343. Meeting point: Off Meadowlands Road, between kids playground and basketball court. Requirements: Mat or towel. Venue: Minnippi Parklands. Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Aqua Zumba

Aqua Zumba® blends the Zumba® philosophy with water resistance for one pool party you shouldn't miss! There is less impact on your joints during an Aqua Zumba® class so you can really let loose. Water creates natural resistance which means every step is more challenging and helps tone your muscles. 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: Musgrave Park Pool, South Brisbane. Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 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: Near the picnic shelter. Requirements: Cotton glove liners. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Norman Buchan Park, Bardon. Wednesday, January 31, 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, January 31, 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, January 31, 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, January 31, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

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: 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, January 31, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 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 playground. Requirements: Mat or thick towel. Venue: Bill Brown Sports Reserve (includes Hidden World Playground), Fitzgibbon. Wednesday, January 31, 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, January 31, 2018, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM.

Aqua Dance2BFit

Aqua Dance2BFit is a dance based aqua class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates traditional aqua aerobic moves with fun, funky dance moves to create a pool party atmosphere. You will be having so much fun you will forget you are even exercising. 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: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Aqua Zumba®

Blend the Zumba® philosophy with water resistance and you create a pool party suitable for all. There is less impact on your joints during an Aqua Zumba® class so you can really let loose. Water creates natural resistance which means every step is more challenging and helps tone your muscles. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Linda from Be Happy Party on 0428 419 157. Meeting point: Near the amenity block. Requirements: Wear swimwear and bring a towel. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum. Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Boxing battle zone

Be inspired by the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and light up the ring with offensive jabbing, crossing and hooking combined with ducking, weaving and blocking. Come learn how to box Commonwealth Games style. A great way to get active, increase your cardio fitness and build all-over strength. Parent event: Active and Healthy Challenge. 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, January 31, 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. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Perrin Park, Toowong. Thursday, February 1, 2018, 6:00 AM – 7:00 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: 7th Brigade Park, Chermside. Thursday, February 1, 2018, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Boxing battle zone

Be inspired by the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and light up the ring with offensive jabbing, crossing and hooking combined with ducking, weaving and blocking. Come learn how to box Commonwealth Games style. A great way to get active, increase your cardio fitness and build all-over strength. Parent event: Active and Healthy Challenge. 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, February 1, 2018, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM.

Yoga

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: Bookings not required. For more information call Laura on 0468 433 697. Meeting point: Reception. 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, February 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. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit www.livingchi.com.au or phone Paul at Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 0415 335 063. Meeting point: 200m along bike path. Venue: Aspley Rest Park, Carseldine. Thursday, February 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. 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: On riverbank just beyond main car park. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Thursday, February 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 tennis wall that is just in front of the AFL clubhouse car park. Requirements: Mat or towel. Venue: Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne. Thursday, February 1, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Aqua aerobics

Registration essential. A water based workout that is focussed on increasing your heart rate and improving your cardiovascular health. Working at your own pace this uses a combination of low to moderate intensity moves and step aerobics. Come along and cool off this summer. Cost: Pool entry fee applies. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Registration essential. To register visit Ithaca Pool or for more information phone 3369 2624. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Ithaca Pool, Paddington. Thursday, February 1, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Aqua interval training

It's an aquatic extravaganza so let the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games inspire you to get fit. 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, February 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: Bandstand. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Thursday, February 1, 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, February 1, 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, February 1, 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, February 1, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 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: Bellbowrie Pool, Bellbowrie. Thursday, February 1, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

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: The John Goss Reserve. Thursday, February 1, 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: The John Goss Reserve. Thursday, February 1, 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, February 1, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Zumba® fitness

Exercise to great music and burn a ton of calories without even realising it. Calorie and fat burning done through aerobic activity with inteval training in mind. The average person will burn around 600 to 1,000 calories in a Zumba class plus it's heart-health benefits provide a workout for the whole body. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Linda at Be Happy Party on 0428 419 157. Meeting point: Off Meadowlands Road, between kids playground and basketball court. Venue: Minnippi Parklands. Thursday, February 1, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.