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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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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: At the stage overlooking the lake. Car park is on Forest Lake Boulevard. Venue: The Lake Parklands, Forest Lake. Sunday, June 24, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

It's rocket science

Bookings essential. Explore the wonders of rockets, flight and space and experience the thrill to build and fly water rockets over 60 metres high. Australia's only water rocket specialists will entertain your children whilst they engage in learning. Suitable for all ages, fitness levels and abilities. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. School holidays. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Sarah from It's Rocket Science Adventures on 0401 217 052. Meeting point: At the white flags on the grassy area. Venue: Frew Park, Milton. Monday, July 2, 2018, 1:30 PM – 3:00 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 & Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. School holidays. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Spoke Sixteen on 0468 671 135. Meeting point: Beside car park near the scout hut, off Pullen Road. Requirements: Bike and helmet. Age: 5-7 years. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 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 & Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. School holidays. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Spoke Sixteen on 0468 671 135. Meeting point: Beside car park near the scout hut, off Pullen Road. Requirements: Bike and helmet. Age: 7-10 years. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Wheely Fun

Bookings essential. Riding's more fun on two wheels - our friendly trainer will help your young one make the transition from training wheels to two wheels, and provide some tips for how you can keep encouraging them. Young riders who are already off their training wheels are welcome too. Presented as part of Council's Active & Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. School holidays. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Spoke Sixteen on 0468 671 135. Meeting point: Beside car park, off Mansfield Place. Requirements: Bike and helmet. Age: 5-7 years. Venue: Broadwater Picnic Ground Park, Mansfield. Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 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 & Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. School holidays. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Spoke Sixteen on 0468 671 135. Meeting point: Beside car park, off Mansfield Place. Requirements: Bike and helmet. Age: 7-10 years. Venue: Broadwater Picnic Ground Park, Mansfield. Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Beginner junior mountain bike skills

Bookings essential. For riders that can ride but want to improve their skills for off-road. Session are held on grass only. Presented as part of Council's Active & Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. School holidays. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Roadie Rob's Bicycle School on 0416 247 883. Meeting point: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic area car park. Requirements: Mountain bike, helmet, water, sun protection and suitable riding clothes. Age: 9 to 15 years. Venue: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic Area. Friday, July 6, 2018, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Intermediate junior mountain bike skills

Bookings essential. For confident riders that want to experience riding off-road. Presented as part of Council's Active & Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. School holidays. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Roadie Rob's Bicycle School on 0416 247 883. Meeting point: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic area car park. Requirements: Mountain bike, helmet, water, sun protection and suitable riding clothes. Age: 9 to 15 years. Venue: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic Area. Friday, July 6, 2018, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Advanced junior mountain bike skills

Bookings essential. For riders that ride mountain bike single trail regularly and want to improve their skills. Presented as part of Council's Active & Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. School holidays. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Roadie Rob's Bicycle School on 0416 247 883. Meeting point: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic area car park. Requirements: Mountain bike, helmet, water, sun protection and suitable riding clothes. Age: 9 to 15 years. Venue: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic Area. Friday, July 6, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Girls and guys beginner mountain bike skills

Bookings essential. For riders that want to work on basic skill, have been off-road once or twice or want to get into mountain biking. Presented as part of Council's Active & Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Roadie Rob's Bicycle School on 0416 247 883. Meeting point: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic area car park. Requirements: Mountain bike, helmet, water, sun protection and suitable riding clothes. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic Area. Saturday, July 7, 2018, 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM.

Zumba® fitness

Dance to great music and burn a ton of calories without even realising it. These classes provide a large calorie burn through aerobic activity done with interval training. The average person will burn around 600-1000 calories in a Zumba® class. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information email Linda from Be Happy Party or phone 0428 419 157. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Bayside Park, Manly. Saturday, July 7, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Girls and guys intermediate mountain bike skills

Bookings essential. For riders that can ride single trail but needs help with their basic skills, cornering and obstacles. Presented as part of Council's Active & Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Roadie Rob's Bicycle School on 0416 247 883. Meeting point: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic area car park. Requirements: Mountain bike, helmet, water, sun protection and suitable riding clothes. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic Area. Saturday, July 7, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Girls and guys advanced mountain bike skills

Bookings essential. For riders that have completed the intermediate course and are ready for advanced cornering and obstacles. Presented as part of Council's Active & Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Roadie Rob's Bicycle School on 0416 247 883. Meeting point: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic area car park. Requirements: Mountain bike, helmet, water, sun protection and suitable riding clothes. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic Area. Saturday, July 7, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Learn to maintain your bike for free

Bookings essential. Learn how to change a tyre and keep your bike in good condition. Come with or without your bike. This will be a hands-on workshop. Presented as part of Council's Active & Healthy and 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 on Park Avenue, Kalinga. Requirements: Bicycle (if you have one), tools (optional) and note pad/hand held device for note taking. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Kalinga Park, Kalinga. Sunday, July 8, 2018, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

It's rocket science

Bookings essential. Explore the wonders of rockets, flight and space and experience the thrill to build and fly water rockets over 60 metres high. Australia's only water rocket specialists will entertain your children whilst they engage in learning. Suitable for all ages, fitness levels and abilities. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. School holidays. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Sarah from It's Rocket Science Adventures on 0401 217 052. Meeting point: At the white flags on the grassy area. Venue: Bulimba Memorial Park, Bulimba. Monday, July 9, 2018, 1:30 PM – 3:00 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 & Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. School holidays. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Spoke Sixteen on 0468 671 135. Meeting point: Beside car park, end of Bertha Street. Requirements: Bike and helmet. Age: 5-7 years. Venue: Kalinga Park, Kalinga. Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 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 & Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. School holidays. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Spoke Sixteen on 0468 671 135. Meeting point: Beside car park, end of Bertha Street. Requirements: Bike and helmet. Age: 7-10 years. Venue: Kalinga Park, Kalinga. Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Wheely Fun

Bookings essential. Riding's more fun on two wheels - our friendly trainer will help your young one make the transition from training wheels to two wheels, and provide some tips for how you can keep encouraging them. Young riders who are already off their training wheels are welcome too. Presented as part of Council's Active & Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. School holidays. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Spoke Sixteen on 0468 671 135. Meeting point: Under trees in front of Yeronga Park Pool, off School Road. Requirements: Bike and helmet. Age: 5-7 years. Venue: Yeronga Memorial Park, Yeronga. Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 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 & Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. School holidays. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Spoke Sixteen on 0468 671 135. Meeting point: Under trees in front of Yeronga Park Pool, off School Road. Requirements: Bike and helmet. Age: 7-10 years. Venue: Yeronga Memorial Park, Yeronga. Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

Beginner junior mountain bike skills

Bookings essential. For riders that can ride but want to improve their skills for off-road. Session are held on grass only. Presented as part of Council's Active & Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. School holidays. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Roadie Rob's Bicycle School on 0416 247 883. Meeting point: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic area car park. Requirements: Mountain bike, helmet, water, sun protection and suitable riding clothes. Age: 9 to 15 years. Venue: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic Area. Friday, July 13, 2018, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Intermediate junior mountain bike skills

Bookings essential. For confident riders that want to experience riding off-road. Presented as part of Council's Active & Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. School holidays. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Roadie Rob's Bicycle School on 0416 247 883. Meeting point: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic area car park. Requirements: Mountain bike, helmet, water, sun protection and suitable riding clothes. Age: 9 to 15 years. Venue: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic Area. Friday, July 13, 2018, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Advanced junior mountain bike skills

Bookings essential. For riders that ride mountain bike single trail regularly and want to improve their skills. Presented as part of Council's Active & Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. School holidays. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Roadie Rob's Bicycle School on 0416 247 883. Meeting point: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic area car park. Requirements: Mountain bike, helmet, water, sun protection and suitable riding clothes. Age: 9 to 15 years. Venue: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic Area. Friday, July 13, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Zumba® fitness

Dance to great music and burn a ton of calories without even realising it. These classes provide a large calorie burn through aerobic activity done with interval training. The average person will burn around 600-1000 calories in a Zumba® class. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information email Linda from Be Happy Party or phone 0428 419 157. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Bayside Park, Manly. Saturday, July 14, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Get there by bike

Beat congestion and improve your health by getting where you want to go by bike. This morning course will be a hands on guide to everything you need to know to get riding regularly. Our experienced trainers will observe you putting your new skills into practice. And they will provide useful tips on all you need to know to get there by bike, including choosing suitable routes. Numbers strictly limited - book early. Presented as part of Council's Active & Healthy and 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 or Rob at Roadie Rob's on 0416 247 883. Meeting point: By shelter sheds, off Bradshaw Street. Requirements: Bicycle in good working order and helmet. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Bradshaw Park, Lutwyche. Saturday, July 14, 2018, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Yoga

Come enjoy a sweet-tempered free yoga session by the beautiful Manly foreshore before enjoying the delights of the markets and cafe. All levels welcome! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone John on 0403 676 435. Meeting point: At the end of Stewart Parade, near the Sea Scouts. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: Darling Point Park (road reserve). Sunday, July 15, 2018, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Two bridges

Experience a unique perspective of Brisbane's two largest bridges. Starting at Captain Burke Park under the Story Bridge, we cycle across the Story Bridge and use bicycle paths which hug the river to travel through New Farm, Teneriffe, Newstead, Hamilton and Eagle Farm. From here we go across the eastern side of the Gateway Bridge. We stop for coffee in Morningside before returning to Captain Burke Park. Total distance is 30km covered in 3 hours. This is an easy paced cycle with plenty of rest stops although good level of fitness and confidence riding on roads is required. Presented as part of Council's Active & Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. Just be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the ride starts. Bikes and equipment can be hired for $15 per person per activity but this must be arranged in advance. For more information contact Ross at Brisbane By Bicycle on 0413 253 366. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Bike, helmet, water bottle and money for a coffee. Venue: Captain Burke Park, Kangaroo Point. Sunday, July 15, 2018, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Warrior circuit

Bookings essential. This circuit involves strength exercises on park gym equipment and running from apparatus to apparatus. This would be good preparation for "Tough Mudder" or "Spartan" type races. 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 (optional). Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Robertson Park, Taringa. Monday, July 16, 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 and Qigong or phone Jan on 0414 569 492. Meeting point: At Playscape. Venue: Northshore Riverside Park, Hamilton. Monday, July 16, 2018, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenni at ZipRfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: By the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Perth Street Park, Camp Hill. Monday, July 16, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 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: By the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: Bulimba Memorial Park, Bulimba. Monday, July 16, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Yoga back to nature

Reap the mind body benefits of yoga outdoors. By getting out into nature you can experience yoga as it was originally intended. Yoga allows us to heal and strengthen our bodies, bring stillness to our minds and fill our lives with inspiration, purpose, abundance and fun! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Nicola at YogandU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Stage overlooking the lake. Requirements: Yoga mat, sun protection, insect repellent, drinking water and enclosed shoes. Venue: The Lake Parklands, Forest Lake. Monday, July 16, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Cardio and tone

A 45 minute class that incorporates elements of cardio and strength for a complete all over body workout. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required.  For more information phone Vanessa at The Extra Mile on 0401 668 434. Meeting point: Next to the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Thomas Macleod Park, Sinnamon Park. Monday, July 16, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

Fitness 4 mums

Bookings essential. Stay fit and healthy after having your baby. Re-build strength, tone and achieve overall cardio fitness. This is a great opportunity to meet other mums. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Nadia at Nadu Fitness on 0487 070 174. Meeting point: Near the playground off Josling Street. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Monday, July 16, 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 and Qigong or phone Rod on 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: At the picnic shelter. Venue: Keating Park, Indooroopilly. Monday, July 16, 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 and Qigong or phone Rozlee on 0403 152 281. Meeting point: Off Caringal Drive, meet at shelter shed off path behind playground. Venue: Kookaburra Park - West, Karana Downs. Monday, July 16, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby bootcamp

Bookings essential. A post-natal group fitness session aiming to re-build strength, tone and overall cardio fitness following the birth of your baby. Great opportunity to meet other mums. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jill at FitLiving on 0431 778 513. Meeting point: By the playground. Venue: C.P. Bottomley Park, Norman Park. Monday, July 16, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Mums n' bubs pilates

A workout specifically tailored for new mums and their babies that includes a mix of strength, stretch and core stability work to rebuild your body from the inside out. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenni at ZipRfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: By the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Thompson Estate Reserve, Greenslopes. Monday, July 16, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

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 Greek dancing. 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 at the bottom of the cliffs. Venue: Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, Kangaroo Point. Monday, July 16, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Cross training

Bookings essential. Resistance training using the park gym equipment plus high intensity interval training for weight loss and fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: By the gym equipment area. Requirements: Grip gloves (optional). Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Jack Cook Memorial Park, Taringa. Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Fitness challenge

Get fit, lose weight, tone up for a healthier and fitter you. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fiona on 0408 667 271. Meeting point: Playground. Venue: Kingfisher Park, Kenmore. Tuesday, July 17, 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 and Qigong  or phone Kevin on 07 3376 1830. Meeting point: Near Jolimont Street car park. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Tuesday, July 17, 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 and Qigong or phone Paul on 0415 335 063. Meeting point: Off Osborne Road, near the car park. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Tuesday, July 17, 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 and Qigong or phone Rod on 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Off Redbourne Street, near footbridge below Scout Hall. Venue: Huxtable Park, Chermside West. Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenni at ZipRfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: Between the playground and the back of the basketball courts. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Joe Bradfield Centre Park, Carina. Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 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 Melanie from BFit4Life on 0415 651 290 (during business hours only). Meeting point: Undercover area to the right of the park entrance. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Low impact fitness and pilates

Bookings essential. Easy movement and fitness exercises including a warm-up, strength exercises, 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: Under the trees near picnic shelter. Requirements: Yoga mat and small dumbbells (optional). Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Rainworth Park, Bardon. Tuesday, July 17, 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: On the grass next to the Bonsai House in the Japanese Garden. Requirements: Exercise mat or towel. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Unicorns and rainbows

Bookings essential. Come along to this session that will spark the imagination. Games, craft and unique and energetic unicorn relay will make this a session full of sparkles and rainbows for little ones and their families. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble  or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: At the playground. Age: 3-5 years. Venue: New Farm Park, New Farm. Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Stretchband pilates

A beginner to immediate pilates based workout using a stretchband specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenni at ZipRfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: By the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Cox Park, Lota. Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Aqua yoga

Aqua yoga is a low impact form of exercise that supports the body while still providing a great workout due to the water resistance. Many yoga poses that you do in a class can be adapted for the pool, sometimes using the pool walls as if it were the studio floor. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Nicola at YogandU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Pool side. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong or phone Rod on 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Grass area above duck pond, next to waterfall. Venue: City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City. Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Zumba® fitness

Dance to great music and burn a ton of calories without even realising it. These classes provide a large calorie burn through aerobic activity done with interval training. The average person will burn around 600-1000 calories in a Zumba® class. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information email Linda from Be Happy Party or phone 0428 419 157. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Bayside Park, Manly. Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Pilates

A beginner to intermediate workout combining elements of Pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages and options will be provided for all levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sandra on 0422 526 924. Meeting point: Near the playground off riding road. Requirements: Mat or towel. Venue: Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne. Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM.

Fitness circuit using park gym equipment

Bookings essential. Resistance training using the park gym equipment plus high intensity interval training for weight loss and fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: By the gym equipment area. Requirements: Grip gloves (optional). Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Moorlands Park, Auchenflower. Wednesday, July 18, 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 and Qigong or phone Inka on 0420 454 425. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: The Beirne Park, Hendra. Wednesday, July 18, 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 and Qigong  or phone Jan on 0414 569 492. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: C.B. Mott Park, Holland Park. Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Yogalates by the river

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, July 18, 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 and Qigong or phone Paul on 0415 335 063. Meeting point: Opposite Florence Street, near car park. Venue: Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum. Wednesday, July 18, 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 and Qigong or phone Rozlee on 0403 152 281. Meeting point: Near the shelter shed. Venue: Anstead Bushland Reserve, Anstead. Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Circuits and Intervals

Bookings essential. Low impact body conditioning programs designed to target strength and improve overall endurance and fitness. Suitable to both men and women and all fitness levels are catered for. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Christine from Fitness with a Twist on 0406 425 561. Meeting point: Meet near the half basketball court. Venue: Bowman Park, Bardon. Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Yoga

Come join me for a mid week yoga session in the park. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and feel good all week! These sessions are suitable for beginners as well as those with a more regular practice. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Mercedes from Still Yoga on 0403 413 533. Meeting point: Next to the basketball court. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: Robertson Park, Taringa. Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

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. Wednesday, July 18, 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: By the gym equipment area. Requirements: White cotton boxing glove liners. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Norman Buchan Park, Bardon. Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Family fitness in nature

The whole family can get together, get fit and get back to nature at Karawatha Forest. Afterwards explore the reserve and visit the Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. All children must be supervised by an adult during the activity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Suanne from Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Meet at reception. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: All ages - All children must be supervised by an adult during the activity. Venue: Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Fitness 4 me

A skipping and hula hooping training sessions that includes weight training, cardio and flexibility exercises which assists with joint movements and getting a stronger you. Mums, dads and bubs welcome.  Meet at the under cover pavilion area to the right of the park entrance, off Counihan Road. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Aggie at Mona Health Coach on 0433 463 578. Meeting point: Under cover pavilion area to the right of the park entrance, off Counihan Road. Requirements: Exercise mat or towel. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Wednesday, July 18, 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, July 18, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mums and bubs yoga

Bookings essential. Get your post natal body back into movement and connect with your baby while making lifelong friends. Gentle to moderate safe post natal exercise consisting of stretching, breathing and meditation/relaxation techniques. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Ellie from Yoga & Wellness for All on 0402 901 358. Meeting point: Near the toilet block, off Hawthorne Road. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne. Wednesday, July 18, 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: Yoga mat and towel. Venue: Dorrington Park, Ashgrove. Wednesday, July 18, 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. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: Booker Place Park, Bellbowrie. Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 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. Venue: Carindale Recreation Reserve, Carindale. Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

Community skateboard workshops

Bookings essential. Learn how to skateboard with our highly qualified teaching ASF Coaches. Learn the basics, improve your skills, land new tricks and have fun at the skatepark! Some helmets and skateboards will be provided. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Australian Skateboard Community Initiative or for more information phone 1300 918 531. Meeting point: At the skate park. Requirements: Skateboard and helmet. Age: 3 years and over. Venue: Bracken Ridge Skate Plaza, Fitzgibbon. Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:30 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, July 18, 2018, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM.

Zumba® fitness

Dance to great music and burn a ton of calories without even realising it. These classes provide a large calorie burn through aerobic activity done with interval training. The average person will burn around 600-1000 calories in a Zumba® class. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information email Linda from Be Happy Party or phone 0428 419 157. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Bayside Park, Manly. Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Boxing for fun and fitness

A cardiovascular and strength based training program targeting the upper and lower body, focussed on coordination and safe boxing techniques. This class can be adapted for all fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: Mosaic square picnic area. Age: 15 years and over. Venue: Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, Kangaroo Point. Wednesday, July 18, 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.  Meet at the gym equipment area off Josling Street. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near the gym equipment area. Requirements: White cotton boxing glove liners. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Perrin Park, Toowong. Thursday, July 19, 2018, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Yoga in nature

Reconnect with nature, relax, meet new people and enjoy yoga in the peaceful green surrounds of Raven St Reserve. Afterwards explore the reserve and visit the Downfall Creek Bushland Centre. All children must be supervised by an adult during the activity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Laura on 0468 433 697. Meeting point: Meet at the shelter shed. Requirements: Yoga mat, sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: All ages - All children must be supervised by an adult during the activity. Venue: Downfall Creek Bushland Centre. Thursday, July 19, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong or phone Paul on 0415 335 063. Meeting point: 200m along bike path. Venue: Aspley Rest Park, Carseldine. Thursday, July 19, 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 and Qigong or phone Kevin on 07 3376 1830. Meeting point: Off Counihan Road, on river bank just beyond main car park, near Shed no. 5. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Thursday, July 19, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Cardio and core

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: Exercise mat or towel. Venue: Biami Yumba Park, Fig Tree Pocket. Thursday, July 19, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

HIIT 8 week challenge

Bookings essential. Fast track your fitness over 8 weeks with High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). The class focusses on strength and cardiovascular exercises to ensure your whole body receives a great workout. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Suanne from Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: On the grass near the bridge next to the netball courts. Requirements: Towel or yoga mat. Venue: Wembley Park, Coorparoo. Thursday, July 19, 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: Meet at reception. Thursday, July 19, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Inala Hub, 76 Corsair Ave, Inala.

Low impact fitness and pilates

Bookings essential. Easy movement and fitness exercises including a warm-up, strength exercises, 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: Under trees at the golf course end. Requirements: Yoga mat and small dumbbells (optional). Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Mansfield Park. Thursday, July 19, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Music and movement program

Come and enjoy the great outdoors with your little ones while you move and make music together. This program will also have a stronger focus on dancing and moving to live and recorded music. You will share a special time with other parents, while helping your little ones learn and grow through musical play and movement. Take home tips for how to keep grooving and creating musical moments at home provided. Meet at the Bandstand, Mt Coot-tha. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information contact Music Beat on 1800 752 968. Meeting point: At the Bandstand. Requirements: Blanket for the ground. Age: Up to 5 years. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Thursday, July 19, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

High intensity interval training

Bookings essential. A fitness class that alternates between short periods of your maximum effort followed by recovery. This type of training is suitable for beginners and advanced levels and are a great way to burn calories fast. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jill at FitLiving on 0431 778 513. Meeting point: At the basketball court on Hawthorne Road. Venue: Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne. Thursday, July 19, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Mums and tots bootcamp and pilates

A bootcamp type class for mums who want to enjoy a workout with their babies/crawlers. This class is designed to help aid postnatal recovery through pilates that focuses on strengthening and the core and pelvic floor muscles as well as increasing your overall fitness through light cardio and body weight strengthening exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenni at ZipRfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: Opposite library on grass adjacent to the play park under the trees. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Lanham Park, Grange. Thursday, July 19, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Aqua interval training

A highly effective form of cardiovascular training, which involves brief bursts of high-intensity work followed by a recovery period. This allows you to workout at a higher intensity, with less impact on the body and with the added benefit of resistance that water provides. Suitable for all fitness levels. Cost: Pool entry fee. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required.  For more information phone Melanie from BFit4Life on 0415 651 290 (during business hours only). Meeting point: Meet at reception. Venue: Jindalee Pool, Jindalee. Thursday, July 19, 2018, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lorraine at Precision Pilates on 0438 736 036. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat and towel. Venue: The Beirne Park, Hendra. Thursday, July 19, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 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 interval 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. Meet off Meadowlands Road, between the kids playground and basketball court. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information email Linda from Be Happy Party or phone 39011439/0428 419 157. Meeting point: Off Meadowlands Road, Carina between kids playground and basketball court. Venue: Minnippi Parklands. Thursday, July 19, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:00 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 car park. Requirements: Yoga mat and towel. Venue: Decker Park, Brighton. Thursday, July 19, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sharon at Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: Near the gazebo. Requirements: Yoga mat and towel. Venue: Arthur Davis Park. Friday, July 20, 2018, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM.

Fit for mums and dads

Increase your strength and fitness with a combination of cardio and resistance exercises. Bring the kiddies along to play in the park and treat your body to an hour of movement. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tanya from Active As on 0433 215 303. Meeting point: By the playground. Requirements: Exercise mat or towel. Venue: Jindalee Boat Ramp Park, Jindalee. Friday, July 20, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sharon at Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: Near the gazebo. Requirements: Yoga mat and towel. Venue: Oriel Park, Ascot. Friday, July 20, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Get fit for life

Bookings essential. The aim is to get positive results which means first working hard then feeling good and most importantly having fun doing it. We train with variety which promotes fat burning and body toning exercises that shape, strengthen and sculpt the body. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Cain at The Community Place on 0415 475 850. Meeting point: The Community Place car park, 20 Clark Street, Wooloowin. Venue: Melrose Park, Wooloowin. Friday, July 20, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Boxing 4 fitness

Tone-up, destress, have fun and box your way to 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 playground, north east side of Waterworks Road. Venue: Walton Bridge Reserve, The Gap. Friday, July 20, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

BoxFit

Bookings essential. A boxing class designed for all ability levels. Learn the basics of boxing and work on your fitness levels at the same time. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Matt at Love of the Game PT on 0400 177 760. Meeting point: Corner of Alice and …. Streets, inside park. Requirements: Boxing glove liners. Venue: City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City. Friday, July 20, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Fitness and bubs aqua strength

An aqua aerobics and toning class for mums, dads, grandparents and all other carers while baby safely enjoys the water alongside. Baby swim seat provided. Pool is heated. Cost: Pool entry fee. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Louise from Choose Today on 0412 140 034. Meeting point: Indoor learn to swim pool. Requirements: Swimwear, towel and baby needs. Baby seat is optional as swim seats are limited. Venue: Jindalee Pool, Jindalee. Friday, July 20, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

8 week outdoor fitness

Bookings essential. Sessions will include strength and cardio exercises set up in a challenging but fun circuit. Get hands on experience using kettlebells, TRX's and power bands. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Matt at Love of the Game PT on 0400 177 760. Meeting point: By the gym equipment area. Requirements: Boxing glove liners. Venue: Whites Hill Reserve, Camp Hill. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Back to basics

Learn simple and effective exercises that will help you improve your overall fitness levels. These simple exercises will help improve strength and cardiovascular fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground off Josling Street. Age: 15 years and over. Venue: Perrin Park, Toowong. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Boxercise

Bookings essential. Increase your fitness using general boxing techniques, combinations and punches incorporating legs, arms, abs and running into the workout. A great way to get active, increase your cardio fitness and build all-over strength. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Suanne from Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Park bench near the dragon playground. Requirements: Towel or yoga mat. Venue: Majestic Park, Coorparoo. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Boxfit

This session targets cardiovascular, muscular endurance and strength, stamina, coordination, speed and power. Your whole body gets a workout using body weight exercises and cardio. This is a fast way to fitness and weight loss. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Paula from Healthy Image Fitness on 0452 625 961. Meeting point: Near the picnic shelter. Requirements: Boxing glove inner liners. Age: 13 years and over. Venue: Kuringgai Park, Fitzgibbon. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Tabata and core

Bookings essential. Great combination of interval training to improve cardiovascular fitness and specific core strength and stability exercises. Suitable for men and women catering for all fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Christine from Fitness with a Twist on 0406 425 561. Meeting point: Near the cricket hut. Venue: Jubilee Park, Bardon. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Yoga in the park

Start the weekend outdoors amongst nature and actively participate in a full body workout with breathing techniques, sequences and relaxation. The stretching will benefit cyclists and sports enthusiasts. A full workout to balance body, mind and spirit. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Adriana at YogAdo on 0478 198 194. Meeting point: Behind the library near the car park. Requirements: Yoga mat. Age: 10 years and over. Venue: Ferguson Park, Bracken Ridge. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM.

Boxing

Bookings essential. Boxing is a great full body workout that will have you hooked for more. Focusing on technique while improving in overall fitness and muscle tone. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jorge from Mobility and Performance Training on 0412 567 676. Meeting point: By the half tennis court. Venue: Col Bennett Park, Algester. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Fitness 4 me

A skipping and hula hooping training session that includes weight training, cardio and flexibility exercises which assists with joint movements and getting a stronger you. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Aggie at Mona Health Coach on 0433 463 578. Meeting point: Under the blue shade sails. Requirements: Exercise mat or towel. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM. The Lake Parklands, Forest Lake.

Pilates

Stretching and strengthening exercises targeted at functional movement and core muscle strengthening. Exercises are designed to improve posture and help reduce risk of injury. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Alison from AMS Pilates on 0487 930 116. Meeting point: Behind the toilet block. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Yoga

Hatha yoga suitable for beginners. Incorporating traditional flexibility, strength and meditative practice. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Cassie from Foxinsox Yoga on 0431 594 388. Meeting point: Near the gym equipment area, off Oxley Road. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: Nixon Park, Oxley. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Zumba®

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 Paulini from BFit4Life on 0434 716 771 (during business hours only). Meeting point: By the playground, near the car park. Venue: C.B. Mott Park, Holland Park. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Karate and self defence for all

Bookings essential. Learn the discipline of self-defence including confidence, goal setting and personal fitness. Participants will be active by stretching, increasing core strength, agility and mobility. Specific Karate movements increase aerobic capacity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book email Bernie from Australian Goju Kai Karate or phone 0409 474 494. Meeting point: Meet at the playground. Venue: Canterbury Park, Bald Hills. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Outdoor training

Live longer healthier lifestyles with cutting edge training techniques. Get the most out of a basic but effective education on nutrition. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Frank at Power Burn Fitness on 0434 346 054. Meeting point: Picnic tables between the tennis courts and Multicap Centre. Requirements: Boxing glove liners. Venue: Svoboda Park, Kuraby. Saturday, July 21, 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 and Qigong. Meeting point: Near the ferry terminal. Venue: New Farm Park, New Farm. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Yoga and meditation

Improve your muscle strength, posture, balance, flexibility and mental awareness. A flowing style of yoga that emphasises breathing and promotes relaxation techniques. Suitable for all ages, no previous yoga experience required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tatiana on 0439 643 586. Meeting point: Next to the gazebo by the river. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel. Venue: Guyatt Park, St Lucia. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Yoga back to nature

Reconnect with nature, relax, meet new people and enjoy yoga in the peaceful green surrounds of Karawatha Forest. Afterwards explore the reserve and visit the Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. All children must be supervised by an adult during the activity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Nicola at YogandU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Meet at the grassed area. Requirements: Yoga mat, sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: All ages - All children must be supervised by an adult during the activity. Venue: Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Yoga by the river

Join us for Hatha yoga classes that are suitable for everybody. Move, breath and stretch. All levels catered for. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Trina on 0401 979 991. Meeting point: Picnic shelters near the river. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: Captain Burke Park, Kangaroo Point. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Zumba® fitness

Ditch the workout, join the party with a fun filled dance fitness class to music from all around the world. Options for all ages and fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required.  For more information phone Tina from BFit4Life on 0422 111 233 (during business hours only). Meeting point: By the playground. Venue: Kalinga Park, Kalinga. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Zumba® fitness

Dance to great music and burn a ton of calories without even realising it. These classes provide a large calorie burn through aerobic activity done with interval training. The average person will burn around 600-1000 calories in a Zumba® class. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information email Linda from Be Happy Party or phone 0428 419 157. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Bayside Park, Manly. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Fitness and nutrition bootcamp

Bookings essential. Improve your overall health and fitness at this fun bodyweight bootcamp while learning nutrition essentials each week including topics such as reading nutritional labels, correct portion sizing, understanding product claims and healthy vs unhealthy food costs. Whatever your goal, this class will keep you motivated and see you achieving your goals. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings not required. For more information phone Suanne from Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Gym equipment area, off Meadowlands Road, Carina. Requirements: Towel or yoga mat, pen and notepad. Venue: Minnippi Parklands. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Community skateboard workshops

Bookings essential. Learn how to skateboard with our highly qualified teaching ASF Coaches. Learn the basics, improve your skills, land new tricks and have fun at the skatepark! Some helmets and skateboards will be provided. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Workshops. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Australian Skateboard Community Initiative or for more information phone 1300 918 531. Meeting point: At the skate park. Requirements: Skateboard and helmet. Age: 3 years and over. Venue: Murarrie Recreation Ground, Murarrie. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Rock climbing - session 1

Bookings essential. Twilight Climb at Kangaroo Point. Experience the thrills of climbing at Kangaroo point under the safe instruction of qualified facilitators. All equipment provided. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Vertec Adventure or phone 0403 293 533. Meeting point: Count White Park, Kangaroo Point Cliffs. Look for Council sign. Requirements: Closed in shoes and comfortable sportswear. Age: 12 years and over. Venue: Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, Kangaroo Point. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Karate and self defence for all

Bookings essential. Learn the discipline of self-defence including confidence, goal setting and personal fitness. Participants will be active by stretching, increasing core strength, agility and mobility. Specific Karate movements increase aerobic capacity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book email Bernie from Australian Goju Kai Karate or phone 0409 474 494. Meeting point: Meet at the playground. Venue: Barrett Street Reserve (water reserve), Bracken Ridge. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Yoga by the river

Start your weekend with yoga to invigorate the body, soothe the mind and connect with the spirit. Enjoy the river views and fig trees while you get active and healthy with yoga. All welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Haydie at Inspirit Health and Yoga on 0415 834 659. Meeting point: Under a fig tree, 50 metres onto Orleigh Street from Montague Road. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Ball skills program

Bookings essential. A children's ball skills program designed and owned by Billy Slater to teach young children basic ball skills. The program is designed to enhance hand-eye coordination, confidence, gross motor skills and socialisation skills. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Billy's Buddies or for more information phone 0403 560 387. Meeting point: By the playground. Age: 2-6 years. Venue: Whites Hill Reserve, Camp Hill. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Ball skills program

Bookings essential. A children's ball skills program designed and owned by Billy Slater to teach young children basic ball skills. The program is designed to enhance hand-eye coordination, confidence, gross motor skills and socialisation skills. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Billy's Buddies or for more information phone 0403 560 387. Meeting point: By the Kidspace playground. Age: 2-6 years. Venue: 7th Brigade Park, Chermside. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Ball skills program

Bookings essential. A children's ball skills program designed and owned by Billy Slater to teach young children basic ball skills. The program is designed to enhance hand-eye coordination, confidence, gross motor skills and socialisation skills. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Billy's Buddies or for more information phone 0403 560 387. Meeting point: By the playground. Age: 2-6 years. Venue: Mowbray Park, East Brisbane. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Ball skills program

Bookings essential. A children's ball skills program designed and owned by Billy Slater to teach young children basic ball skills. The program is designed to enhance hand-eye coordination, confidence, gross motor skills and socialisation skills. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Billy's Buddies or for more information phone 0403 560 387. Meeting point: By the playground. Age: 2-6 years. Venue: New Farm Park, New Farm. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Ball skills program

Bookings essential. A children's ball skills program designed and owned by Billy Slater to teach young children basic ball skills. The program is designed to enhance hand-eye coordination, confidence, gross motor skills and socialisation skills. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Billy's Buddies or for more information phone 0403 560 387. Meeting point: By the playground. Age: 2-6 years. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Aqua aerobics

Get warm this winter with a fun water workout for all fitness levels. Suitable for non swimmers, people with arthritis and other medical conditions. This is a heated pool. Cost: Pool entry fee. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information email Qld Water Exercise and Physiotherapy (QWEP) or phone or SMS 0430 449 898. Meeting point: At the heated 25 metre pool. Requirements: Swimwear, sunglasses and pool noodle. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Yeronga Park Pool, Yeronga. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Aqua aerobics

Warm up this winter with a fun water workout for all fitness levels. Suitable for non swimmers, people with arthritis and other medical conditions. This is a heated pool. Cost: Pool entry fee. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information email Qld Water Exercise and Physiotherapy (QWEP) or phone 0430 449 898. Meeting point: At reception. Requirements: Swimwear, sunglasses and pool noodle. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Rock climbing - session 2

Bookings essential. Twilight Climb at Kangaroo Point. Experience the thrills of climbing at Kangaroo point under the safe instruction of qualified facilitators.  All equipment provided. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Vertec Adventure or phone 0403 293 533. Meeting point: Count White Park, Kangaroo Point Cliffs. Look for Council sign. Requirements: Closed in shoes and comfortable sportswear. Age: 12 years and over. Venue: Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, Kangaroo Point. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 11:00 AM – 1:00 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. This is a heated pool. Cost: Pool entry fee. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book email Aqua English or phone or SMS 0406 063 737. Meeting point: At the heated 25 metre pool. Requirements: Swimwear, swimming cap, goggles and towel. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Yeronga Park Pool, Yeronga. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM.

Beginner swimming program for adults

Bookings essential. An inclusive opportunity for men and women of all cultures to learn the basics of swimming, become water safe and get ready to conquer other water activities. This is a heated pool. Cost: Pool entry fee. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book email Aqua English or phone or SMS 0406 063 737. Meeting point: At reception. Requirements: Swimwear, swimming cap, goggles and towel. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM.

Soccer match day

Bookings essential. Enjoy a real match-day experience with warm ups, team selection, halves, breaks and a full-time team talk. Perfect for children who want to experience playing a soccer match, without the pressure of club commitments. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Ginger Sport or for more information email or phone 3890 3338. Meeting point: Near the playground. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Soccer match day

Bookings essential. Enjoy a real match-day experience with warm ups, team selection, halves, breaks and a full-time team talk. Perfect for children who want to experience playing a soccer match, without the pressure of club commitments. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Ginger Sport or for more information email phone 3890 3338. Meeting point: On the oval, on right side of the main car park. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Saturday, July 21, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Flexibility and core conditioning

Bookings essential. Increase the flexibility throughout your entire body focussing on static stretches and abdominal exercises designed to strengthen and lengthen muscles, improve posture, increase overall stability of your body and aid in the prevention of injury. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings not required. For more information phone Suanne from Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Park bench near the dragon playground. Requirements: Towel or yoga mat. Venue: Majestic Park, Coorparoo. Sunday, July 22, 2018, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Yoga

Come enjoy a sweet-tempered free yoga session by the beautiful Manly foreshore before enjoying the delights of the markets and cafe. All levels welcome! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone John on 0403 676 435. Meeting point: At the end of Stewart Parade, near the Sea Scouts. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: Darling Point Park (road reserve). Sunday, July 22, 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 and Qigong or phone Rod on 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Off Hawthorne Terrace, near the playground. Venue: Woolcock Park, Red Hill. Sunday, July 22, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong or phone Kevin on 07 3376 1830. Meeting point: Off Sydney Street, near the car park. Venue: Robinson Park, Fairfield. Sunday, July 22, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Zumba®

With an infectious blend of Latin and International rhythms and easy to follow moves Zumba® boasts a global following of millions. Why? It's fun, it's easy, it's different and it's effective. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required.  For more information phone Jerri from BFit4Life on  0450 240 039 (during business hours only). Meeting point: At the basketball court. Venue: Calamvale District Park, Calamvale. Sunday, July 22, 2018, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Orienteering adventure

Orienteering with introductory bush events of 1.5km, 2.5km and a moderate course of 4.5km for those participants with experience. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book email Toohey Forest Orienteering Association or phone 07 3345 4527. Meeting point: By the picnic shelter sheds, off Alperton Road, Burbank. Venue: Brisbane Koala Bushlands. Sunday, July 22, 2018, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Weeds: from foe to friend

Bookings essential. Learn about the role of weeds in the garden; how to eradicate them without using poisons; how to put them to use in making compost and fertilisers; and also using common garden weeds as food and medicine in our everyday life. Participants are welcome to bring photos of weeds in their garden to have them identified. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Green. Workshops. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book email Jenny or text 0439 048 585 . Meeting point: Bethania Street Community Garden, at the garden shelter. Venue: Cox Park, Lota. Sunday, July 22, 2018, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Shoot for the stars pottery and adventure walk

Bookings essential. Come along to this fun workshop to make some weird and wonderful aliens, asteroids and rockets from clay. Get active and healthy by taking a walk on the Hide and Seek Children's Adventure Trail for fun and fitness. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: Outside the planetarium. Age: 3 years and over. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Sunday, July 22, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Mini Olympics

Enjoy a fun adaption of the Olympic Games with a focus on fun. With games like boffa hockey, earth ball relay, sock wrestling, tug of war, gum boot toss & super sumo, it's no wonder this is one of our top activity programs. Great for primary school age and older. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Glenn at Life. Be in it. FunWorks on 0403 221 676. Meeting point: Near the playground. Age: 6-13 years. Venue: Carindale Recreation Reserve, Carindale. Sunday, July 22, 2018, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Flying origami

Bookings essential. Learn new and innovative folding techniques to make your own plane soar through the park flying higher and faster than ever before. Get active and healthy chasing your plane around the park in a competition to see which planes can fly the greatest distances across the park. All children must be supervised by an adult during the activity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Workshops. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: At reception. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 6 years and over. All children must be supervised by an adult during the activity. Venue: Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. Sunday, July 22, 2018, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Soccer match day

Bookings essential. Enjoy a real match-day experience with warm ups, team selection, halves, breaks and a full-time team talk. Perfect for children who want to experience playing a soccer match, without the pressure of club commitments. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Ginger Sports or for more information email or phone 3890 3338. Meeting point: The large grassed area near the playground. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: D.M. Henderson Park, Macgregor. Sunday, July 22, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 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, July 23, 2018, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Warrior circuit

Bookings essential. This circuit involves strength exercises on park gym equipment and running from apparatus to apparatus. This would be good preparation for "Tough Mudder" or "Spartan" type races. 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 (optional). Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Robertson Park, Taringa. Monday, July 23, 2018, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Fitness challenge

Lose weight, get fit and tone up with like minded people 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, July 23, 2018, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong or phone Jan on 0414 569 492. Meeting point: At Playscape. Venue: Northshore Riverside Park, Hamilton. Monday, July 23, 2018, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Mums and bubs soccer

Bookings essential. Exciting and fun soccer activities with enthusiastic and energetic coaches. A safe and relaxed environment for children to get active, play soccer and have fun. Sessions times: 9-9.30am for 2-3 years of age and 9.30-10am for 3-4 years. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Ginger Sports or for more information email or phone 3890 3338. Meeting point: Edmonstone Street side of the park in the large grassy open area. Age: 2-5 years. Venue: Musgrave Park, South Brisbane. Monday, July 23, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Mums boxing

Bring the kids, let the children play at the playground while you get some exercise. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings not required. For more information phone Katie at Love of Life Fitness on 0422 138 271. Meeting point: At the playground area. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Wakerley Park, Wakerley. Monday, July 23, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenni at ZipRfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: By the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Perth Street Park, Camp Hill. Monday, July 23, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Yoga

Yoga calms the mind and body while stretching and strengthening through long hold poses. All levels catered for. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Glenis at Precision Pilates on 0421 319 549. Meeting point: By the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat and towel. Venue: Lavarack Park, Camp Hill. Monday, July 23, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 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: By the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: Bulimba Memorial Park, Bulimba. Monday, July 23, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Yoga back to nature

Reap the mind body benefits of yoga outdoors. By getting out into nature you can experience yoga as it was originally intended. Yoga allows us to heal and strengthen our bodies, bring stillness to our minds and fill our lives with inspiration, purpose, abundance and fun! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Nicola at YogandU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Stage overlooking the lake. Requirements: Yoga mat, sun protection, insect repellent, drinking water and enclosed shoes. Venue: The Lake Parklands, Forest Lake. Monday, July 23, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Cardio and tone

A 45 minute class that incorporates elements of cardio and strength for a complete all over body workout. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required.  For more information phone Vanessa at The Extra Mile on 0401 668 434. Meeting point: Next to the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Thomas Macleod Park, Sinnamon Park. Monday, July 23, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

Fitness 4 mums

Bookings essential. Stay fit and healthy after having your baby. Re-build strength, tone and achieve overall cardio fitness. This is a great opportunity to meet other mums. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Nadia at Nadu Fitness on 0487 070 174. Meeting point: Near the playground off Josling Street. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Monday, July 23, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mums & bubs fitness

Regain your fitness and tone-up with our post baby workouts. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fitness 4 U on 0412 552 885. Meeting point: At the playground. Venue: Seville Park, Holland Park. Monday, July 23, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Music and movement program

Come and enjoy the great outdoors with your little ones while you move and make music together. You will share a special time with other parents, while helping your little ones learn and grow through musical play and movement. Take home tips for how to keep grooving and creating musical moments at home provided. Meet near the whale feature playground at Lower Moora Park, Shorncliffe. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information contact Music Beat on 1800 752 968. Meeting point: Lower Moora Park, near the playground. Requirements: Blanket for the ground. Age: Up to 5 years. Venue: Moora Park, Shorncliffe. Monday, July 23, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong or phone Rod on 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: At the picnic shelter. Venue: Keating Park, Indooroopilly. Monday, July 23, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong or phone Rozlee on 0403 152 281. Meeting point: Off Caringal Drive, meet at shelter shed off path behind playground. Venue: Kookaburra Park - West, Karana Downs. Monday, July 23, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Fitness for men

A cardiovascular and strength based training program targeting the upper and lower body, focused on coordination and safe boxing techniques. This class can be adapted for all fitness levels. Age range: Teens. Young adults. Adults (30+). Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: At reception. Age: 18 years and over. Monday, July 23, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Ozcare, 48 Peel Street, South Brisbane.

Baby bootcamp

Bookings essential. A post-natal group fitness session aiming to re-build strength, tone and overall cardio fitness following the birth of your baby. Great opportunity to meet other mums. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jill at FitLiving on 0431 778 513. Meeting point: By the playground. Venue: C.P. Bottomley Park, Norman Park. Monday, July 23, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Mums n' bubs pilates

A workout specifically tailored for new mums and their babies that includes a mix of strength, stretch and core stability work to rebuild your body from the inside out. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenni at ZipRfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: By the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Thompson Estate Reserve, Greenslopes. Monday, July 23, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

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

Bookings essential. Using balls, hoops, parachutes, tunnels, jumping sacks, puppets, storybooks, costumes and music, participants will explore all the different ways their growing bodies can move. These sessions will ACT-ivate the children and their caregivers and have a focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: At the playground. Age: 3-4 years. Venue: Majestic Park, Coorparoo. Monday, July 23, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

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

Bookings essential. Come and play ball games, brave the obstacle courses and relays, enjoy sack and egg and spoon races, participate in drama based interactive games and much more! These sessions will ACTivate participants and have a strong focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: At the playground. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Majestic Park, Coorparoo. Monday, July 23, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Circuit training

Bookings essential. Focus on positive things that you can do to feel good. Whether you have done exercise in the past or are new to being active, you will have an experience that you will enjoy; you will always have a choice to work at your own capacity. No pressure! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone 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, July 23, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:00 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 Greek dancing. 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 at the bottom of the cliffs. Venue: Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, Kangaroo Point. Monday, July 23, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lorraine at Precision Pilates on 0438 736 036. Meeting point: At the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat and towel. Venue: Grinstead Park, Alderley. Monday, July 23, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Cross training

Bookings essential. Resistance training using the park gym equipment plus high intensity interval training for weight loss and fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: By the gym equipment area. Requirements: Grip gloves (optional). Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Jack Cook Memorial Park, Taringa. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Fitness challenge

Get fit, lose weight, tone up for a healthier and fitter you. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fiona on 0408 667 271. Meeting point: Playground. Venue: Kingfisher Park, Kenmore. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong  or phone Kevin on 07 3376 1830. Meeting point: Near Jolimont Street car park. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong or phone Paul on 0415 335 063. Meeting point: Off Osborne Road, near the car park. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong or phone Rod on 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Off Redbourne Street, near footbridge below Scout Hall. Venue: Huxtable Park, Chermside West. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenni at ZipRfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: Between the playground and the back of the basketball courts. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Joe Bradfield Centre Park, Carina. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 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 Melanie from BFit4Life on 0415 651 290 (during business hours only). Meeting point: Undercover area to the right of the park entrance. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Low impact fitness and pilates

Bookings essential. Easy movement and fitness exercises including a warm-up, strength exercises, 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: Under the trees near picnic shelter. Requirements: Yoga mat and small dumbbells (optional). Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Rainworth Park, Bardon. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Power and pilates

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

Frolicking fairies

Bookings essential. Fairy, fairy in the garden, will you come tonight? Come and help us find the fairies at the bottom of the garden! Come along dressed as a fairy, bring your healthy snack and enjoy a fairy picnic under the trees. This workshop inspires the imagination as children play fairy games, hear fairy stories, sing fairy songs and enjoy creative movement. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: At the playground. Age: 3-5 years. Venue: Kalinga Park, Kalinga. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Stretchband pilates

A beginner to immediate pilates based workout using a stretchband specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenni at ZipRfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: By the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or thick towel. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Cox Park, Lota. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Aqua yoga

Aqua yoga is a low impact form of exercise that supports the body while still providing a great workout due to the water resistance. Many yoga poses that you do in a class can be adapted for the pool, sometimes using the pool walls as if it were the studio floor. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Nicola at YogandU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Pool side. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong or phone Rod on 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Grass area above duck pond, next to waterfall. Venue: City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Latin TLC training

A fitness workout that will challenge you to the max. The program is divided in two sessions one strength based the other cardio based and combined with Latin music provides an excellent pleasurable workout. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the picnic tables, corner of Montague Road and Hill End Terrace. Age: 15 years and over. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Zumba® fitness

Dance to great music and burn a ton of calories without even realising it. These classes provide a large calorie burn through aerobic activity done with interval training. The average person will burn around 600-1000 calories in a Zumba® class. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information email Linda from Be Happy Party or phone 0428 419 157. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Bayside Park, Manly. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Pilates

A beginner to intermediate workout combining elements of Pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages and options will be provided for all levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sandra on 0422 526 924. Meeting point: Near the playground off riding road. Requirements: Mat or towel. Venue: Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM.

Fitness circuit using park gym equipment

Bookings essential. Resistance training using the park gym equipment plus high intensity interval training for weight loss and fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: By the gym equipment area. Requirements: Grip gloves (optional). Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Moorlands Park, Auchenflower. Wednesday, July 25, 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 and Qigong  or phone Jan on 0414 569 492. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: C.B. Mott Park, Holland Park. Wednesday, July 25, 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: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong or phone Inka on 0420 454 425. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: The Beirne Park, Hendra. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Yogalates by the river

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, July 25, 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 and Qigong or phone Paul on 0415 335 063. Meeting point: Opposite Florence Street, near car park. Venue: Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum. Wednesday, July 25, 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 and Qigong or phone Rozlee on 0403 152 281. Meeting point: Near the shelter shed. Venue: Anstead Bushland Reserve, Anstead. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Circuits and Intervals

Bookings essential. Low impact body conditioning programs designed to target strength and improve overall endurance and fitness. Suitable to both men and women and all fitness levels are catered for. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Christine from Fitness with a Twist on 0406 425 561. Meeting point: Meet near the half basketball court. Venue: Bowman Park, Bardon. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Yoga

Come join me for a mid week yoga session in the park. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and feel good all week! These sessions are suitable for beginners as well as those with a more regular practice. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Mercedes from Still Yoga on 0403 413 533. Meeting point: Next to the basketball court. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: Robertson Park, Taringa. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

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. Wednesday, July 25, 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: By the gym equipment area. Requirements: White cotton boxing glove liners. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Norman Buchan Park, Bardon. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Family fitness in nature

The whole family can get together, get fit and get back to nature at Karawatha Forest. Afterwards explore the reserve and visit the Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. All children must be supervised by an adult during the activity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Suanne from Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Meet at reception. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: All ages - All children must be supervised by an adult during the activity. Venue: Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Fitness 4 me

A skipping and hula hooping training sessions that includes weight training, cardio and flexibility exercises which assists with joint movements and getting a stronger you. Mums, dads and bubs welcome.  Meet at the under cover pavilion area to the right of the park entrance, off Counihan Road. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Aggie at Mona Health Coach on 0433 463 578. Meeting point: Under cover pavilion area to the right of the park entrance, off Counihan Road. Requirements: Exercise mat or towel. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Wednesday, July 25, 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, July 25, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mums and bubs yoga

Bookings essential. Get your post natal body back into movement and connect with your baby while making lifelong friends. Gentle to moderate safe post natal exercise consisting of stretching, breathing and meditation/relaxation techniques. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Ellie from Yoga & Wellness for All on 0402 901 358. Meeting point: Near the toilet block, off Hawthorne Road. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Music and movement program

Come and enjoy the great outdoors with your little ones while you move and make music together. You will share a special time with other parents, while helping your little ones learn and grow through musical play and movement. Take home tips for how to keep grooving and creating musical moments at home provided. Meet near the whale feature by the playground. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information contact Music Beat on 1800 752 968. Meeting point: Near the whale feature. Requirements: Blanket for the ground. Age: Up to 5 years. Venue: Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum. Wednesday, July 25, 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: Yoga mat and towel. Venue: Dorrington Park, Ashgrove. Wednesday, July 25, 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. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: Booker Place Park, Bellbowrie. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 9:30 AM – 10:30 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. Venue: Carindale Recreation Reserve, Carindale. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM.

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

Bookings essential. Using balls, hoops, parachutes, tunnels, jumping sacks, puppets, storybooks, costumes and music, participants will explore all the different ways their growing bodies can move. These sessions will ACT-ivate the children and their caregivers and have a focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: At the playground. Age: 3-4 years. Venue: Anzac Park, Toowong. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

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

Bookings essential. Come and play ball games, brave the obstacle courses and relays, enjoy sack and egg and spoon races, participate in drama based interactive games and much more! These sessions will ACTivate participants and have a strong focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: At the playground. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Anzac Park, Toowong. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Family fitness challenge

Get active and have fun with your children. A great way to get the children off the screens and learning skills for sport and habits for a healthy lifestyle. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings not required. For more information phone Katie at Love of Life Fitness on 0422 138 271. Meeting point: At the basketball court. Requirements: Children must be accompanied by an adult. Venue: Wakerley Park, Wakerley. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

Community skateboard workshops

Bookings essential. Learn how to skateboard with our highly qualified teaching ASF Coaches. Learn the basics, improve your skills, land new tricks and have fun at the skatepark! Some helmets and skateboards will be provided. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Australian Skateboard Community Initiative or for more information phone 1300 918 531. Meeting point: At the skate park. Requirements: Skateboard and helmet. Age: 3 years and over. Venue: Bracken Ridge Skate Plaza, Fitzgibbon. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:30 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, July 25, 2018, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM.

Boxing for fun and fitness

A cardiovascular and strength based training program targeting the upper and lower body, focussed on coordination and safe boxing techniques. This class can be adapted for all fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: Mosaic square picnic area. Age: 15 years and over. Venue: Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, Kangaroo Point. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.