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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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Back to basics

Bookings essential. Learn simple and effective exercises that will help you improve your overall fitness levels. These simple exercises will help improve strength and cardiovascular fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground off Josling Street. Venue: Perrin Park, Toowong. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Boxercise

Bookings essential. Increase your fitness using general boxing techniques, combinations and punches incorporating legs, arms, abs and running into the workout. A great way to get active, increase your cardio fitness and build all-over strength. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Park bench near the dragon playground. Venue: Majestic Park, Coorparoo. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Tabata and core

Bookings essential. Great combination of interval training to improve cardiovascular fitness and specific core strength and stability exercises. Suitable for men and women catering for all fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Christine from Fitness with a Twist on 0406 425 561. Meeting point: Near cricket hut. Venue: Jubilee Park, Bardon. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Yoga on the river

Join us for Hatha yoga classes that are suitable for every body. Move, breath and stretch. All levels catered for. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Trina on 0401 979 991. Meeting point: Picnic shelters near the river. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Captain Burke Park, Kangaroo Point. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Aqua kick boxing

Registration essential. This highlights an energetic blend of kickboxing and traditional aqua choreography. This water aerobics cardio routine is pumped up with fun boxing arm patterns, toning the arms against the resistance of water. All ages and abilities catered for. Cost: Pool entry fee applies. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Registration essential. To register visit Ithaca Pool or phone 07 3369 2624. Meeting point: Reception. Venue: Ithaca Pool, Paddington. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM.

Yoga

Breath in the fresh air and outdoors while actively participating in a full body workout with yoga sequences, breathing techniques and relaxation. The stretching will benefit cyclists and sports enthusiasts. A full workout to balance the body, heart and mind. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone YogAdo on 0478 198 194. Meeting point: Behind the library, under the shelter. Requirements: Loose clothing and a yoga mat. Age: 10 years and over. Venue: Bracken Ridge Library. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM.

Zumba® fitness

Ditch the workout, join the party with a fun filled dance fitness class to music from all around the world. Options for all ages and fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Zumba Fitness with Mel on 0422 746 999. Meeting point: By the playground, near the car park. Venue: C.B. Mott Park, Holland Park. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Karate and self defence for all

Bookings essential. Karate and self defence for women, men and children. Learn the discipline of self defence including confidence, goal setting and personal fitness. Participants will be active by stretching, increasing core strength, agility and mobility. Specific Karate movements increase aerobic capacity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book email Australian Goju Kai Karate or phone Bernie on 0409 474 494. Meeting point: Playground. Venue: Mulbeam Park, Boondall. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Outdoor group training

Live longer healthier lifestyles with cutting edge training techniques. Get the most out of a basic but effective education on nutrition. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Frank from Power Burn Fitness on 0434 346 054. Meeting point: Near the BBQ table by the tennis court. Venue: Svoboda Park, Kuraby. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong or phone 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Near the ferry terminal. Venue: New Farm Park, New Farm. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Yoga

Reap the mind body benefits of yoga outdoors. By getting out into nature you can experience yoga as it was originally intended. Yoga allows us to heal and strengthen our bodies, bring stillness to our minds and fill our lives with inspiration, purpose, abundance and fun! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Nicola from YOGAndU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Meet at reception. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Yoga for mind and body

Increase your vitality and flexibility, improve your posture, balance and muscle strength. Suitable for all levels and ages. No previous yoga experience required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tatiana on 0439 643 586. Meeting point: Next to gazebo by the river. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Guyatt Park, St Lucia. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Zumba® fitness

Ditch the workout, join the party with a fun filled dance fitness class to music from all around the world. Options for all ages and fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Zumba Fitness with Mel on 0422 746 999. Meeting point: By the playground. Venue: Kalinga Park, Kalinga. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

8 week fitness challenge

Bookings essential. Begin the journey to successful weight loss while increasing your cardiovascular fitness and all-over strength in this 8 week challenge that will keep you motivated with tips and tricks along the way. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Suanne at Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Gym equipment area, off Meadowlands Road. Venue: Meadowlands Picnic Ground Park, Tingalpa. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Kayak eco adventure - Session 1

Bookings essential. Have fun paddling as a team in two seat kayaks as you embark on one of the best ways to observe Brisbane's hidden beauty. The guided kayaking adventures are a great way to learn more about the local flora and wildlife of Brisbane waterways as well as having an experienced guide to help with kayaking skills. All associated kayaking and safety equipment is supplied. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. Bookings open 21 September. To book visit Vertec Adventure or for more information phone 0403 293 533. Meeting point: Queen Victoria Boat Ramp, Corner Esplande and Cobar Streets, Lota. Requirements: Shoes that can get wet, towel and a change of dry clothes. Age: 6 years and over. 6-12 years must be accompanied by an adult. Venue: Lota Point Park (road reserve), Lota. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Deep water running

Ideal class for someone who suffers from injuries or is on a path of rehabilitation. You get all the benefits of running without the impact. Bring along an aqua belt. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Vanessa at The Extra Mile on 0401 668 434. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimwear, swimming cap and an aqua belt. Venue: Bellbowrie Pool, Bellbowrie. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM.

Kayak explore

Bookings essential. Bring along the family or a friend and come explore Brisbane's waterways. Minimum age is 10 years of age. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Queensland Canoeing. Meeting point: At the boat ramp opposite Nundah Creek. Requirements: Enclosed footwear, clothing suitable to paddle in and get wet, towel and change of clothes. Age: 10 years and over. Venue: Sinbad Street Boat Ramp. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Skateboarding masterclass

Bookings essential. These workshops make learning to skateboard fun, safe and easy for everyone. Through weekly coaching sessions you will learn the skills of skateboarding in an exciting, social and safe environment.  All ages and levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Australian Skateboard Community Initiative or phone 1300 918 531. Meeting point: Skatepark. Requirements: Skateboard and helmet if you have one. Some equipment will be provided. Venue: Bracken Ridge Skate Plaza, Fitzgibbon. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Karate and self defence for all

Bookings essential. Karate and self defence for women, men and children. Learn the discipline of self defence including confidence, goal setting and personal fitness. Participants will be active by stretching, increasing core strength, agility and mobility. Specific Karate movements increase aerobic capacity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book email Australian Goju Kai Karate or phone Bernie on 0409 474 494. Meeting point: Playground. Venue: Moora Park, Shorncliffe. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Swap screen time for green time

Bookings essential. Join Sparky Do Dah for a natural adventure at the Boondall Wetlands Reserve and Environment Centre. The goal is to renormalise outdoor play and connect kids to nature through a series of fun activities and games. All children are required to have a supervising parent or guardian on site. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Green. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Sparky Do Dah. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 9:30 AM – 11:30 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 from Inspirit Health and Yoga on 0415 834 659. Meeting point: Under a fig tree, 50 meters onto Orleigh Street from Montague Road. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Aqua aerobics

A fun water workout suitable for all fitness levels. Suitable for non swimmers, people with arthritis and other medical conditions. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone or SMS Qld Water Exercise and Physiotherapy (QWEP) on 0430 449 898 or email info@QWEP.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Musgrave Park Pool, South Brisbane. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Kayak eco adventure - Session 2

Bookings essential. Have fun paddling as a team in two seat kayaks as you embark on one of the best ways to observe Brisbane's hidden beauty. The guided kayaking adventures are a great way to learn more about the local flora and wildlife of Brisbane waterways as well as having an experienced guide to help with kayaking skills. All associated kayaking and safety equipment is supplied. 6-12 years must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. Bookings open 21 September. To book visit Vertec Adventure or for more information phone 0403 293 533. Meeting point: Queen Victoria Boat Ramp, Corner Esplanade and Cobar Streets, Lota. Requirements: Shoes that can get wet, towel and a change of dry clothesn. Age: 6 years and over. Venue: Lota Point Park (road reserve), Lota. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Aqua aerobics

A fun water workout suitable for all fitness levels. Suitable for non swimmers, people with arthritis and other medical conditions. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone or SMS Qld Water Exercise and Physiotherapy (QWEP) on 0430 449 898 or email info@QWEP.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Yeronga Park Pool, Yeronga. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM.

What does it mean to be green

Bookings essential. Join Sparky Do Dah on a natural adventure and learn the importance of sustainable living. We will explore the natural habitats of Boondall Wetlands Reserve and discuss how humans can positively and negatively affect the world around them. All children are required to have a supervising parent or guardian on site. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Sparky Do Dah. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 12:00 PM – 2:00 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. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book SMS or phone Aqua English on 0406 063 737 or email info@aquaenglish.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimming cap and goggles. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Yeronga Park Pool, Yeronga. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM.

Beginner swimming program for adults

Bookings essential. An inclusive opportunity for men and women of all cultures to learn the basics of swimming, become water safe and get ready to conquer other water activities. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book SMS or phone Aqua English on 0406 063 737 or email info@aquaenglish.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimming cap and goggles. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Cycle with confidence for all

Bookings essential. Come along and join in with our experienced riders to gain some hints and tips to build confidence on the bike. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy & Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Cycle Away on 0427 431 481. Meeting point: At the first car park as you enter the park. Requirements: Bike, helmet and sunscreen. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Aqua aerobics

A fun water workout suitable for all fitness levels. Suitable for non swimmers, people with arthritis and other medical conditions. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone or SMS Qld Water Exercise and Physiotherapy (QWEP) on 0430 449 898 or email info@QWEP.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM.

Fitness, fun and games

A fun interactive session that teaches children and parents how to keep fit by developing lifelong behaviours. In the session you get to do basic fitness exercises and learn about the different muscles you are exercising. You will also play games that assist with motor coordination. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Aggie from Mona Health Coach on 0433 463 578. Meeting point: Area next to BBQ 3. Age: 5 years and over. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Aqua Dance2BFit

Aqua Dance2BFit is a dance based aqua class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates traditional aqua aerobic moves with fun, funky dance moves to create a pool party atmosphere. You will be having so much fun you will forget you are even exercising. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: Meet at reception. Venue: Jindalee Pool, Jindalee. Saturday, October 21, 2017, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Flexibility and core conditioning

Bookings essential. Increase the flexibility throughout your entire body with our class focused on static stretches and abdominal exercises designed to strengthen and lengthen muscles, improve posture, increase overall stability of your body and aid in the prevention of injury. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Suanne from Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Park bench near the dragon playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Majestic Park, Coorparoo. Sunday, October 22, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Yoga

Come enjoy a sweet-tempered free yoga session by the beautiful Manly foreshore before enjoying the delights of the markets and cafe. All levels welcome! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone John on 0403 676 435. Meeting point: At the end of Stewart Parade, near the Sea Scouts. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Darling Point Park (road reserve). Sunday, October 22, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Deep water running

A deep water work out that uses all major muscle groups. Participants wear a buoyancy belt and the program is suitable for all levels. Participants must be able to swim.  Bring along an aqua belt. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone or SMS Qld Water Exercise and Physiotherapy (QWEP) on 0430 449 898 or email info@QWEP.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Yeronga Park Pool, Yeronga. Sunday, October 22, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Woolcock Park, Red Hill. Sunday, October 22, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit Living Chi. Meeting point: Near playground on Sydney Street, Fairfield. Venue: Robinson Park, Fairfield. Sunday, October 22, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Zumba®

With an infectious blend of Latin and International rhythms and easy to follow moves Zumba® boasts a global following of millions. Why? It’s fun, it’s easy, it’s different and it’s effective. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: Basketball court. Venue: Calamvale District Park, Calamvale. Sunday, October 22, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Mini river loop

A 16km mini river loop which starts at Tennyson and goes down to UQ, over the Green Bridge then back through Dutton Park to Tennyson. There are some hills and onroad sections. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy & Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Featured. 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: At the car park. Requirements: Bike, helmet, water bottle and money for a coffee. Venue: Ken Fletcher Park, Tennyson. Sunday, October 22, 2017, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Deep water running

A deep water work out that uses all major muscle groups. Participants wear a buoyancy belt and the program is suitable for all levels. Participants must be able to swim. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone or SMS Qld Water Exercise and Physiotherapy (QWEP) on 0430 449 898 or email info@QWEP.com.au.  Bring along an aqua belt. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Sunday, October 22, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Back on your bike

Bookings essential. Build your skills and knowledge and regain the confidence to start riding again. This refresher course covers helmet and bike fit, basic skills, cycling etiquette and safety. Get enthused to get out and ride your bike. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy & Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Cycle Away on 0427 431 481. Meeting point: At the top car park. Requirements: Bike, helmet and sunscreen. Venue: Moora Park, Shorncliffe. Sunday, October 22, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

10 of the best

Bookings essential. This program combines both strength and cardio exercises providing participants with a highly challenging activity. This targets the upper and lower body, concentrating in developing strength and cardiovascular fitness. The exercises are modified to cater for participant’s different fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground, off Sylvan Road. Venue: Toowong Memorial Park, Toowong. Monday, October 23, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Fitness challenge

Bookings essential. Bootcamp type exercises with an emphasis on cardio fitness and overall body and core strength. This will include a fitness test at the start, midway and then the finish to monitor your progress. All fitness levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: By the picnic shelter, near the car park. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Frew Park, Milton. Monday, October 23, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Interval training and body conditioning

Bookings essential. Take your training to the next level and get better results in less time. This training will improve your cardiovascular fitness and strength. 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 park fitness equipment. Venue: Jubilee Park, Bardon. Monday, October 23, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Fitness challenge

Lose weight, get fit, tone up for a healthier and fitter you. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fitness 4 U on 0412 552 885. Meeting point: Albert Street gates. Venue: City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City. Monday, October 23, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Mums and bubs soccer (2-3 years)

Bookings essential. Fun, safe, soccer games using balls, goals and cones. This is the perfect mix of fun, physical activity and instruction that is sure to please all. Suitable for 2-3 year olds. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Ginger Sports or for more information phone 3890 3338. Meeting point: Hidden World Playground. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 2-3 years. Venue: Bill Brown Sports Reserve (includes Hidden World Playground), Fitzgibbon. Monday, October 23, 2017, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenny at Ziprfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: By the playground on Perth Street. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Perth Street Park, Camp Hill. Monday, October 23, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Fit mums strength and core

An exercise class that includes a mix of cardio, strength and core stability work. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel, no bookings required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Belinda at Mums-ercise on 0424 50 5343. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Kalinga Park, Kalinga. Monday, October 23, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Fitmums

A class that incorporates elements of cardio and strength for a complete all over body workout. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Vanessa at The Extra Mile on 0401 668 434. Meeting point: Next to the playground. Venue: Clivedon Park, Fig Tree Pocket. Monday, October 23, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mums and bubs challenge

Regain you pre-pregnancy body and fitness while exercising with your baby. This is a great way to meet other mums. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fitness 4 U on 0412 552 885. Meeting point: Playground. Venue: Seville Park, Holland Park. Monday, October 23, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mums and bubs soccer (3-4 years)

Bookings essential. Fun, safe, soccer games using balls, goals and cones. This is the perfect mix of fun, physical activity and instruction that is sure to please all. Suitable for 3-4 year olds. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Ginger Sports or for more information phone 3890 3338. Meeting point: Hidden World Playground. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 3-4 years. Venue: Bill Brown Sports Reserve (includes Hidden World Playground), Fitzgibbon. Monday, October 23, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit Living Chi. Meeting point: Picnic shelter. Venue: Keating Park, Indooroopilly. Monday, October 23, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mums n' bubs pilates

A workout specifically tailored for new mums and their babies that includes a mix of strength, stretch and core stability work to rebuild your body from the inside out.  Meet by the playground on Baron Street, Greenslopes. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenny at Ziprfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: By the playground on Baron Street. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Thompson Estate Reserve, Greenslopes. Monday, October 23, 2017, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Skateboarding masterclass

Bookings essential. These workshops make learning to skateboard fun, safe and easy for everyone. Through weekly coaching sessions you will learn the skills of skateboarding in an exciting, social and safe environment.  All ages and levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Australian Skateboard Community Initiative or phone 1300 918 531. Meeting point: Skatepark. Requirements: Skateboard and helmet if you have one. Some equipment will be provided. Venue: J.F O'Grady Memorial Park, Fairfield. Monday, October 23, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

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

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

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

Bookings essential. Come and play ball games, brave the obstacle courses and relays, enjoy sack and egg and spoon races, participate in drama based interactive games and much more! These sessions will ACTivate participants and have a strong focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: Park outside Mitchelton Library. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Sid Loder Park, Mitchelton. Monday, October 23, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

Boxercise

This session targets cardiovascular, muscular endurance and strength, stamina, coordination, speed and power. Your whole body gets a workout using body weight 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 on 0452 625 961. Meeting point: Behind the Sandgate Aquatic Centre. Requirements: Bring your own white inner liner gloves. Age: 13 years and over. Venue: Arthur Davis Park. Monday, October 23, 2017, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

8 week fitness challenge

Bookings essential. Come and learn to make sustainable lifestyle change with clean living/eating and regular exercise. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Nadia from Nadu Fitness on 0487 070 174. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Fehlberg Park, Yeronga. Monday, October 23, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 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. Requirements: By the playground off Sylvan Road, Stafford. Venue: Keong Park, Stafford. Monday, October 23, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Fitness 4 me

An outdoor exercise class that includes skipping and hula hooping to assist in improving cardio, strength and core stability.  All fitness levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Aggie from Mona Health Coach on 0433 463 578. Meeting point: Under the blue shade sails. Venue: The Lake Parklands, Forest Lake. Monday, October 23, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lorraine at Precision Pilates on 0438 736 036. Meeting point: Near the car park. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Grinstead Park, Alderley. Monday, October 23, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Deep water running

Ideal class for someone who suffers from injuries or is on a path of rehabilitation. You get all the benefits off running without the impact. Bring along an aqua belt. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Vanessa at The Extra Mile on 0401 668 434. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimwear, swimming cap and aqua belt. Venue: Bellbowrie Pool, Bellbowrie. Monday, October 23, 2017, 5:45 PM – 6:30 PM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit Living Chi. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Arthur Davis Park. Monday, October 23, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Deep water running

Registration essential. Deep water running is ideal for those recovering from injuries or suffering from back pain. Submerged in water, you will feel resistance through your entire body. This resistance forces opposing muscles to work, and as you move your arms and legs against the resistance of the water you will get a great cardiovascular and strengthening workout.  This is a great aqua workout. Cost: Pool entry fee applies. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Registration essential. To register visit Ithaca Pool or phone 07 3369 2624. Meeting point: Reception. Venue: Ithaca Pool, Paddington. Monday, October 23, 2017, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.

Cross training

Bookings essential. High intensity weight resistance training and aerobic exercises. All fitness levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near gym equipment area. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Jack Cook Memorial Park, Taringa. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Fitness challenge

Get fit, lose weight, tone up for a healthier and fitter you. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fitness 4 U on 0412 552 885. Meeting point: Playground. Venue: Kingfisher Park, Kenmore. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit Living Chi. Meeting point: Near car park on Jolimont Street, Sherwood. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit Living Chi. Meeting point: Car park. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit Living Chi. Meeting point: Near Scout Hall. Venue: Huxtable Park, Chermside West. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Soccer for tots (2-3 years)

Bookings essential. Get the children to develop their motor skills, balance, coordination while strengthening their relationship with their parents through fun games. They will learn a new skill every session. Parents are actively involved in this fun activity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Mauricio at Grasshopper Soccer on 0430 588 067. Meeting point: At the playground, off Riding Road. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 2-3 years. Venue: Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Fit mums strength and core

An exercise class that includes a mix of cardio, strength and core stability work. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel, no bookings required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Belinda at Mums-ercise on 0424 50 5343. Meeting point: Up on the top grassed area, near the tennis wall. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Carindale Recreation Reserve, Carindale. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenny at Ziprfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: Half way between the basketball court and playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Joe Bradfield Centre Park, Carina. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Dance2BFit

Dance2BFit is a high energy dance fitness class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates all styles of dance and movement. It's fun, it's easy, it's different and it's effective. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: Undercover area to the right of the park entrance. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Kindy dance

Toddlers and pre schoolers can enjoy moving to music, while you watch their confidence grow! Children will learn different movement patterns and dance moves, along with plenty of fun dance based games. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lynn at Kelly Sports on 0416 837 937. Meeting point: Meet at the amphitheatre. Venue: Ken Fletcher Park, Tennyson. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Low impact fitness and pilates

Bookings essential. Easy movement and fitness exercises including a warm-up, strength, pilates and warm down. Bring a yoga mat. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near gym equipment area. Requirements: Yoga mat, small dumbbells optional. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Guyatt Park, St Lucia. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Soccer for young children (4-5 years)

Bookings essential. Introducing young children to the basic concepts of soccer. Along with ball skills, they will also learn how to kick the ball and play the "big game". Each game will be 1v1 or 2v2 which gives the child a feel of what it's like to play a real soccer game. Parents are actively involved in this great activity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Mauricio at Grasshopper Soccer on 0430 588 067. Meeting point: At the playground, off Riding Road. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 4-5 years. Venue: Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Fitness for men

A cardiovascular and strength based training program targeting the upper and lower body, focused on coordination and safe boxing techniques. This class can be adapted for all fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: Meet at reception. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Ozcare, 48 Peel Street, South Brisbane.

Aqua yoga

Aqua yoga is a low impact form of exercise that supports the body while still providing a great workout due to the water resistance.  Many yoga poses that you do in a class can be adapted for the pool, sometimes using the pool walls as if it were the studio floor. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Nicola from YOGAndU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Pool side. Requirements: Swimmers and towel. Venue: Carole Park Swim Centre, Wacol. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 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 phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit Living Chi. Meeting point: Grass area above duck pond, next to waterfall on Alice Street, Brisbane. Venue: City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Latin TLC training

Bookings essential. A fitness workout that will challenge you to the max. The program is divided in two sessions one strength based the other cardio based and combined with Latin music provides an excellent pleasurable workout. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the picnic tables, corner of Montague Rd and Hill End Terrace. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM.

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages and options will be provided for all levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sandra on 0422 526 924. Meeting point: Near the playground, off Riding Road. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM.

Boxing

A great cardio and fat blasting exercise that will rapidly improve your fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fitness 4 U on 0412 552 885. Meeting point: Near the War Memorial. Venue: Walton Bridge Reserve, The Gap. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Aqua aerobics

This class is in the shallow end of the 50m pool and is a great workout using noodles and aqua weights. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Vanessa at The Extra Mile on 0401 668 434. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimwear and a swimming cap. Venue: Bellbowrie Pool, Bellbowrie. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 5:45 PM – 6:30 PM.

Aqua dance2BFit

Aqua Dance2BFit is a dance based aqua class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates traditional aqua aerobic moves with fun, funky dance moves to create a pool party atmosphere. You will be having so much fun you will forget you are even exercising. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: Reception. Venue: Jindalee Pool, Jindalee. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Tabata aqua

Registration essential. High intensity interval training in the water that will blast the calories and provide high, noticeable results in the shortest amount of time. Participants use maximal effort for 20 seconds and recover for 10 seconds for 8 rounds of work. This class is very much a work at your own maximum, so all levels can benefit. Cost: Pool entry fee applies. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Registration essential. To register visit Ithaca Pool or phone 07 3369 2624. Meeting point: Reception. Venue: Ithaca Pool, Paddington. Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Beach workout

Variety is the key to any successful exercise program. Perhaps it's time to spice yours up. This beach workout could be what you need. The benefits of exercising on soft sand are huge! This session is focused on aerobic fitness incorporating all components of fitness. All levels catered for. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Paula on 0452 625 961. Meeting point: Near the Pier, Lower Moora Park, Shorncliffe. Age: 13 years and over. Venue: Moora Park, Shorncliffe. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Boxing for mums or dads

Finding time for exercise can be a struggle when you are working, let alone when you are a mother or dad as well, yet exercise is essential for keeping our mind sharp to reach our potential at work and in coping with the demands of children. These fitness classes are held out of the typical work hours so working mums or dads can make time for themselves and their health. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings not required. For more information phone Katie from Love of Life Fitness on 0422 138 271. Meeting point: At the basketball court. Age: 18 years and over. Venue: Wakerley Park, Wakerley. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 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: Basketball court. Venue: Hardcastle Park, Hawthorne. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit Living Chi. Meeting point: Near playground, off Burilda Street, Hendra. Venue: The Beirne Park, Hendra. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Yogalates

Yoga and pilates fusion, a fitness routine that combines pilates exercises with the postures and breathing techniques of yoga. Suitable for all ages, no previous yoga experience required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tatiana on 0439 643 586. Meeting point: Next to club house. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Jack Cook Memorial Park, Taringa. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit Living Chi. Meeting point: Opposite Florence Street, near car park, Wynnum Esplanade, Wynnum. Venue: Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit Living Chi. Meeting point: Near the shelter shed. Venue: Anstead Bushland Reserve, Anstead. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Fit mums boxing

A higher intensity exercise class in the park that includes interval training and boxing activities. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel and no bookings essential. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Belinda at Mums-ercise on 0424 505 343. Meeting point: On the grass near the kids playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Perth Street Park, Camp Hill. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Boxing and fitness circuit

Bookings essential. Fitness circuit using the park gym equipment with a boxing warm-up. All levels catered for. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near gym equipment area. Requirements: Boxing glove liners. Age: 16+. Venue: Akuna Street Park, Kenmore. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Fitness 4 me

An outdoor exercise class that includes skipping and hula hooping to assist in improving cardio, strength and core stability. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Aggie from Mona Health Coach on 0433 463 578. Meeting point: Undercover pavillion area to the right of the park entrance. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mums boxing and fitness

Bookings essential. Increase your fitness using general boxing techniques, combinations and punches incorporating legs, arms, abs and running into the workout. A great way to get active, increase your cardio fitness and build all-over strength. Bubs welcome at this class. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Suanne at Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Reception. Venue: Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sharon from Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Dorrington Park, Ashgrove. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Stretch, tone, bend and balance

Tone the body, increase flexibility, gain strength and relax the mind with yoga for mums with children and open to anyone else that wishes to join in. If you have children they can play or join in while you get to move your body. Focus is on flexibility, core strength, pelvic floor and abdominals, all in the beautiful outdoors. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Haydie from Inspirit Health and Yoga on 0415 834 659. Meeting point: By the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Booker Place Park, Bellbowrie. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

CANCELED - Lunchtime city yoga

Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Haydie from Inspirit Health and Yoga on 0415 834 659. Meeting point: Centre of the park. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Cathedral Square, Brisbane City. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM.

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

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

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

Bookings essential. Come and play ball games, brave the obstacle courses and relays, enjoy sack and egg and spoon races, participate in drama based interactive games and much more! These sessions will ACTivate participants and have a strong focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

Family fitness challenge

Get the family off the screens and get active together! Find out what steps the whole family can take with eating and exercise to live a happier healthier life together. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings not required. For more information phone Katie from Love of Life Fitness on 0422 138 271. Meeting point: At the basketball court. Venue: Wakerley Park, Wakerley. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Outdoor group training

Live longer healthier lifestyles with cutting edge training techniques. Get the most out of a basic but effective education on nutrition. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Frank from Power Burn Fitness on 0434 346 054. Meeting point: Near the BBQ table by the tennis court. Venue: Svoboda Park, Kuraby. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM.

Aqua Dance2BFit

Aqua Dance2BFit is a dance based aqua class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates traditional aqua aerobic moves with fun, funky dance moves to create a pool party atmosphere. You will be having so much fun you will forget you are even exercising. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: Reception. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Aqua Zumba®

Blend the Zumba® philosophy with water resistance and you create a pool party suitable for all. There is less impact on your joints during an Aqua Zumba® class so you can really let loose. Water creates natural resistance which means every step is more challenging and helps tone your muscles. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Linda from Be Happy Party on 0428 419 157. Meeting point: Near the amenities block. Requirements: Wear swimwear and bring a towel. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Boxfit

Bookings essential. A cardiovascular and strength based training program targeting the upper and lower body, focussed on coordination and safe boxing techniques. This class can be adapted for all fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: Mosaic square picnic area. Venue: Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, Kangaroo Point. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Women's only bike maintenance

Bookings essential. Don't get caught out, learn how to change a tyre and keep your bike rolling with basic maintenance tips. Come with or without your bike. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy & Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Cycle Away on 0427 431 481. Meeting point: Near the BBQs at the end of the foot bridge. Requirements: Bike (optional). Venue: Kurilpa Point Park, South Brisbane. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Skateboarding masterclass

Bookings essential. These workshops make learning to skateboard fun, safe and easy for everyone. Through weekly coaching sessions you will learn the skills of skateboarding in an exciting, social and safe environment.  All ages and levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Australian Skateboard Community Initiative or phone 1300 918 531. Meeting point: Skatepark. Requirements: Skateboard and helmet if you have one. Some equipment will be provided. Venue: Neal Macrossan Playground Park, Paddington. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Boxing and fitness circuit

Bookings essential. Bootcamp type exercises including boxing warm up followed by body weight exercises and aerobic movement. This is a fast way to fitness and weight loss. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near playground. Requirements: Boxing glove liners. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Perrin Park, Toowong. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Boxfit

Bookings essential. A cardiovascular and strength based training program targeting the upper and lower body, focussed on coordination and safe boxing techniques. This class can be adapted for all fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground, off Russell Street. Venue: Musgrave Park, South Brisbane. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM.

Fitness in nature

This activity starts with a warm up walk/jog in the beautiful natural reserve surroundings, followed by boxing and intermixed with body weight functional exercises, then finishing off with an extended body stretch session. All levels catered for. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Paula on 0452 625 961. Meeting point: Shelter opposite car park. Requirements: Bring your own white inner liner gloves. Age: 13 years and over. Venue: Downfall Creek Bushland Centre. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit Living Chi. Meeting point: 200m along bike path, Graham Street near Gympie Road, Aspley. Venue: Aspley Rest Park, Carseldine. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Soccer for tots (2-3 years)

Bookings essential. Get the children to develop their motor skills, balance, coordination while strengthening their relationship with their parents through fun games. They will learn a new skill every session. Parents are actively involved in this fun activity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Mauricio at Grasshopper Soccer on 0430 588 067. Meeting point: At the playground. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 2-3 years. Venue: Carindale Recreation Reserve, Carindale. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit Living Chi. Meeting point: On riverbank just beyond main car park. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Fit mums boxing

A higher intensity exercise class in the park that includes interval training and boxing activities. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel and no bookings required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Belinda at Mums-ercise on 0424 505 343. Meeting point: On the grass near the kids playground, off Cambridge Street. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Trundle Park, Coorparoo. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Aqua aerobics

Registration essential. A water based workout that is focused on increasing your heart rate and improving your cardiovascular health. Working at your own pace this uses a combination of low to moderate intensity moves and step aerobics. Come along and cool off this summer. Cost: Pool entry fee applies. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Registration essential. To register visit Ithaca Pool or phone 07 3369 2624. Meeting point: Reception. Venue: Ithaca Pool, Paddington. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Aqua interval training

Aqua interval training is all the rage at the moment, and now it’s time to add water. 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. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: Reception. Venue: Jindalee Pool, Jindalee. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Bodyweight burn

Use your own body to build strength, increase your stability and burn those calories. Suitable for all levels of fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tanya from Active As on 0433 215 303. Meeting point: Under the trees near the toilets. Requirements: Exercise mat. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Biami Yumba Park, Fig Tree Pocket. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Hot hula fitness®

Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, hot hula fitness provides a total body workout. Core focused, easy to follow moves, suitable for all ages and fitness levels and no equipment is needed. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lelani on 0405 569 094. Meeting point: By the basketball court. Venue: Calamvale District Park, Calamvale. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Hot hula fitness®

Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, hot hula fitness provides a total body workout. Core focused, easy to follow moves, suitable for all ages and fitness levels and no equipment is needed. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lelani on 0405 569 094. Meeting point: Reception. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Inala Hub, 76 Corsair Ave, Inala.

Low impact fitness and pilates

Bookings essential. Easy movement and fitness exercises including a warm-up, strength, pilates and warm down. Bring a yoga mat. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: At the furthest eastern end of the park near the canoe club and scout hall, just near the car park. Requirements: Yoga mat, small dumbbells optional. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Graceville Riverside Parklands, Graceville. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Soccer for young children (4-5 years)

Bookings essential. Introducing young children to the basic concepts of soccer. Along with ball skills, they will also learn how to kick the ball and play the "big game". Each game will be 1v1 or 2v2 which gives the child a feel of what it's like to play a real soccer game. Parents are actively involved in this great activity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Mauricio at Grasshopper Soccer on 0430 588 067. Meeting point: At the playground. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 4-5 years. Venue: Carindale Recreation Reserve, Carindale. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Aqua yoga

Aqua yoga is a low impact form of exercise that supports the body while still providing a great workout due to the water resistance.  Many yoga poses that you do in a class can be adapted for the pool, sometimes using the pool walls as if it were the studio floor. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Nicola from YOGAndU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Pool side. Requirements: Swimmers and towel. Venue: Bellbowrie Pool, Bellbowrie. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Fun soccer coaching

Bookings essential. Fun, safe, soccer games using balls, goals and cones. This is the perfect mix of fun physical activity and instruction that is sure to please all. Suitable for 5-10 years of age. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Ginger Sports or for more information phone 3890 3338. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Kalinga Park, Kalinga. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Skateboarding masterclass

Bookings essential. These workshops make learning to skateboard fun, safe and easy for everyone. Through weekly coaching sessions you will learn the skills of skateboarding in an exciting, social and safe environment.  All ages and levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Australian Skateboard Community Initiative or phone 1300 918 531. Meeting point: Skatepark. Requirements: Skateboard and helmet if you have one. Some equipment will be provided. Venue: D.J. Sherrington Park, Inala. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM.

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages and options will be provided for all levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sandra on 0422 526 924. Meeting point: Near the picnic table to the right of the dog park, access off Moreton Street. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Neal Macrossan Playground Park, Paddington. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sharon from Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: Near the car park. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Decker Park, Brighton. Thursday, October 26, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sharon from Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: By the toilets. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Arthur Davis Park. Friday, October 27, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 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 Sharon from Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: By the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Lavarack Park, Camp Hill. Friday, October 27, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Boxfit core strength

Bookings essential. A low impact, high-energy workout that incorporates boxing drills, core strength, resistance work and different cardio exercises to get you into shape and felling good about yourself. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Christine from Fitness with a Twist on 0406 425 561. Meeting point: Near half basketball court. Venue: Bowman Park, Bardon. Friday, October 27, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Fit mums strength and core

An exercise class that includes a mix of cardio, strength and core stability work. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel, no bookings required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Belinda at Mums-ercise on 0424 50 5343. Meeting point: On the grass area near the picnic shelters and kids playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Broadwater Picnic Ground Park, Mansfield. Friday, October 27, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Aqua yoga

Aqua yoga is a low impact form of exercise that supports the body while still providing a great workout due to the water resistance.  Many yoga poses that you do in a class can be adapted for the pool, sometimes using the pool walls as if it were the studio floor. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Nicola from YOGAndU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Pool side. Requirements: Swimmers and towel. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Friday, October 27, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Fit for mums and dads

Improve your strength, cardio and core with functional and fun exercise. Bring the kiddies along and burn a few calories, all fitness levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tanya from Active As on 0433 215 303. Meeting point: By the playground. Requirements: Exercise mat. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Jindalee Boat Ramp Park, Jindalee. Friday, October 27, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sharon from Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: By the gazebo. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Oriel Park, Ascot. Friday, October 27, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Planes, trains and automobiles

Bookings essential. This session is for those who love transport and who love to move. Hear some stories, play a range of interactive games and then relax and get crafty with a creative art activity. 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. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 3-5 years. Venue: Milton Park, Milton. Friday, October 27, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Fitness and bubs aqua

An aqua aerobics and toning class for mums, dads, grandparents and all other carers while baby safely enjoys the water alongside. Baby swim seat provided. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Louise from Choose Today on 0412 140 034. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimwear, towel, baby needs. Baby seat is optional as swim seats are limited. Venue: Jindalee Pool, Jindalee. Friday, October 27, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

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

Bookings essential. Using balls, hoops, parachutes, tunnels, jumping sacks, puppets, storybooks, costumes and music, participants will explore all the different ways their growing bodies can move. These sessions will ACT-ivate the children and their caregivers and have a focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: On the grass near the entrance. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 3-4 years. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Friday, October 27, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

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

Bookings essential. Come and play ball games, brave the obstacle courses and relays, enjoy sack and egg and spoon races, participate in drama based interactive games and much more! These sessions will ACTivate participants and have a strong focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: On the grass near the entrance. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Friday, October 27, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

Boxercise

This session targets cardiovascular, muscular endurance and strength, stamina, coordination, speed and power. Your whole body gets a workout using body weight 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 on 0452 625 961. Meeting point: By the playground. Requirements: Bring your own white inner liner gloves. Age: 13 years and over. Venue: Franchina Family Park, Boondall. Friday, October 27, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Back to basics

Bookings essential. Learn simple and effective exercises that will help you improve your overall fitness levels. These simple exercises will help improve strength and cardiovascular fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground off Josling Street. Venue: Perrin Park, Toowong. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Boxercise

Bookings essential. Increase your fitness using general boxing techniques, combinations and punches incorporating legs, arms, abs and running into the workout. A great way to get active, increase your cardio fitness and build all-over strength. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Park bench near the dragon playground. Venue: Majestic Park, Coorparoo. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Tabata and core

Bookings essential. Great combination of interval training to improve cardiovascular fitness and specific core strength and stability exercises. Suitable for men and women catering for all fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Christine from Fitness with a Twist on 0406 425 561. Meeting point: Near cricket hut. Venue: Jubilee Park, Bardon. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Yoga on the river

Join us for Hatha yoga classes that are suitable for every body. Move, breath and stretch. All levels catered for. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Trina on 0401 979 991. Meeting point: Picnic shelters near the river. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Captain Burke Park, Kangaroo Point. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Aqua kick boxing

Registration essential. This highlights an energetic blend of kickboxing and traditional aqua choreography. This water aerobics cardio routine is pumped up with fun boxing arm patterns, toning the arms against the resistance of water. All ages and abilities catered for. Cost: Pool entry fee applies. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Registration essential. To register visit Ithaca Pool or phone 07 3369 2624. Meeting point: Reception. Venue: Ithaca Pool, Paddington. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM.

Yoga

Breath in the fresh air and outdoors while actively participating in a full body workout with yoga sequences, breathing techniques and relaxation. The stretching will benefit cyclists and sports enthusiasts. A full workout to balance the body, heart and mind. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone YogAdo on 0478 198 194. Meeting point: Behind the library, under the shelter. Requirements: Loose clothing and a yoga mat. Age: 10 years and over. Venue: Bracken Ridge Library. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM.

Zumba® fitness

Ditch the workout, join the party with a fun filled dance fitness class to music from all around the world. Options for all ages and fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Zumba Fitness with Mel on 0422 746 999. Meeting point: By the playground, near the car park. Venue: C.B. Mott Park, Holland Park. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Karate and self defence for all

Bookings essential. Karate and self defence for women, men and children. Learn the discipline of self defence including confidence, goal setting and personal fitness. Participants will be active by stretching, increasing core strength, agility and mobility. Specific Karate movements increase aerobic capacity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book email Australian Goju Kai Karate or phone Bernie on 0409 474 494. Meeting point: Playground. Venue: Mulbeam Park, Boondall. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Outdoor group training

Live longer healthier lifestyles with cutting edge training techniques. Get the most out of a basic but effective education on nutrition. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Frank from Power Burn Fitness on 0434 346 054. Meeting point: Near the BBQ table by the tennis court. Venue: Svoboda Park, Kuraby. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong or phone 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Near the ferry terminal. Venue: New Farm Park, New Farm. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Yoga

Reap the mind body benefits of yoga outdoors. By getting out into nature you can experience yoga as it was originally intended. Yoga allows us to heal and strengthen our bodies, bring stillness to our minds and fill our lives with inspiration, purpose, abundance and fun! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Nicola from YOGAndU on 0406 574 454. Meeting point: Meet at reception. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Yoga for mind and body

Increase your vitality and flexibility, improve your posture, balance and muscle strength. Suitable for all levels and ages. No previous yoga experience required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tatiana on 0439 643 586. Meeting point: Next to gazebo by the river. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Guyatt Park, St Lucia. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Zumba® fitness

Ditch the workout, join the party with a fun filled dance fitness class to music from all around the world. Options for all ages and fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Zumba Fitness with Mel on 0422 746 999. Meeting point: By the playground. Venue: Kalinga Park, Kalinga. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

8 week fitness challenge

Bookings essential. Begin the journey to successful weight loss while increasing your cardiovascular fitness and all-over strength in this 8 week challenge that will keep you motivated with tips and tricks along the way. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Suanne at Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Gym equipment area, off Meadowlands Road. Venue: Meadowlands Picnic Ground Park, Tingalpa. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Deep water running

Ideal class for someone who suffers from injuries or is on a path of rehabilitation. You get all the benefits of running without the impact. Bring along an aqua belt. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Vanessa at The Extra Mile on 0401 668 434. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimwear, swimming cap and an aqua belt. Venue: Bellbowrie Pool, Bellbowrie. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM.

Skateboarding masterclass

Bookings essential. These workshops make learning to skateboard fun, safe and easy for everyone. Through weekly coaching sessions you will learn the skills of skateboarding in an exciting, social and safe environment.  All ages and levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Australian Skateboard Community Initiative or phone 1300 918 531. Meeting point: Skatepark. Requirements: Skateboard and helmet if you have one. Some equipment will be provided. Venue: Bracken Ridge Skate Plaza, Fitzgibbon. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Karate and self defence for all

Bookings essential. Karate and self defence for women, men and children. Learn the discipline of self defence including confidence, goal setting and personal fitness. Participants will be active by stretching, increasing core strength, agility and mobility. Specific Karate movements increase aerobic capacity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book email Australian Goju Kai Karate or phone Bernie on 0409 474 494. Meeting point: Playground. Venue: Moora Park, Shorncliffe. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Eco drama

Bookings essential. ACTivate your body with physical theatre and movement activities with an environmental and sustainability focus. Jump like a kangaroo, fly like a cockatoo… you’ll have so much fun you’ll laugh like a kookaburra! 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: Reception. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5 years and over. Venue: Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 9:30 AM – 11:30 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 from Inspirit Health and Yoga on 0415 834 659. Meeting point: Under a fig tree, 50 meters onto Orleigh Street from Montague Road. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Raw Food

Bookings essential. In this practical workshop you will learn all you need to know about raw food which is loaded with vital energy, enzymes and vitamins so beneficial for our health. We will show you how to prepare sprouts, raw cakes, almond milk and raw soup as well as share plenty of practical tips. We will demonstrate preparation of chia pudding and you will also taste energy balls, sprouts. Raw food is easy and quick to prepare and so healthy to eat. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book or for more information phone Brisbane Botanic Gardens on 07 3403 2535. Meeting point: Outdoor kitchen in the garden. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Aqua aerobics

A fun water workout suitable for all fitness levels. Suitable for non swimmers, people with arthritis and other medical conditions. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone or SMS Qld Water Exercise and Physiotherapy (QWEP) on 0430 449 898 or email info@QWEP.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Musgrave Park Pool, South Brisbane. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Aqua aerobics

A fun water workout suitable for all fitness levels. Suitable for non swimmers, people with arthritis and other medical conditions. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone or SMS Qld Water Exercise and Physiotherapy (QWEP) on 0430 449 898 or email info@QWEP.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Yeronga Park Pool, Yeronga. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM.

Raw Food

Bookings essential. In this practical workshop you will learn all you need to know about raw food which is loaded with vital energy, enzymes and vitamins so beneficial for our health. We will show you how to prepare sprouts, raw cakes, almond milk and raw soup as well as share plenty of practical tips. We will demonstrate preparation of chia pudding and you will also taste energy balls, sprouts. Raw food is easy and quick to prepare and so healthy to eat. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book or for more information phone Brisbane Botanic Gardens on 07 3403 2535. Meeting point: Outdoor kitchen in the garden. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Beginner swimming program for adults

Bookings essential. An inclusive opportunity for men and women of all cultures to learn the basics of swimming, become water safe and get ready to conquer other water activities. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book SMS or phone Aqua English on 0406 063 737 or email info@aquaenglish.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimming cap and goggles. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Yeronga Park Pool, Yeronga. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM.

Beginner swimming program for adults

Bookings essential. An inclusive opportunity for men and women of all cultures to learn the basics of swimming, become water safe and get ready to conquer other water activities. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book SMS or phone Aqua English on 0406 063 737 or email info@aquaenglish.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimming cap and goggles. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Superhero escapades

Bookings essential. Run, jump, fly. A super energetic workshop aimed at building confidence, self esteem and a healthy body. Dress up in capes and then create your own superhero character complete with catch cry and super powers! Get physical and find your inner hero through creative improvisation and interactive theatre games. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble (URL) or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: At the playground. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5 years and over. Venue: Coopers Plains Library. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Aqua aerobics

A fun water workout suitable for all fitness levels. Suitable for non swimmers, people with arthritis and other medical conditions. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone or SMS Qld Water Exercise and Physiotherapy (QWEP) on 0430 449 898 or email info@QWEP.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM.

Aqua Dance2BFit

Aqua Dance2BFit is a dance based aqua class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates traditional aqua aerobic moves with fun, funky dance moves to create a pool party atmosphere. You will be having so much fun you will forget you are even exercising. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: Meet at reception. Venue: Jindalee Pool, Jindalee. Saturday, October 28, 2017, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Flexibility and core conditioning

Bookings essential. Increase the flexibility throughout your entire body with our class focused on static stretches and abdominal exercises designed to strengthen and lengthen muscles, improve posture, increase overall stability of your body and aid in the prevention of injury. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Suanne from Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Park bench near the dragon playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Majestic Park, Coorparoo. Sunday, October 29, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Wetlands social ride and bike maintenance

Bookings essential. Don't get caught out, learn how to change a tyre and keep your bike rolling with basic maintenance tips. Then come along on a social ride to explore the beautiful Boondall Wetlands Reserve along the 13km return journey of the Boondall bikeway to Nudgee Beach, including a stop at Anne Beasley lookout and then return. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy & Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Cycle Away on 0427 431 481. Meeting point: Environmental Centre picnic area. Requirements: Bike, helmet, insect repellent and sunscreen. Venue: Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre. Sunday, October 29, 2017, 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Yoga

Come enjoy a sweet-tempered free yoga session by the beautiful Manly foreshore before enjoying the delights of the markets and cafe. All levels welcome! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone John on 0403 676 435. Meeting point: At the end of Stewart Parade, near the Sea Scouts. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Darling Point Park (road reserve). Sunday, October 29, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Deep water running

A deep water work out that uses all major muscle groups. Participants wear a buoyancy belt and the program is suitable for all levels. Participants must be able to swim.  Bring along an aqua belt. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone or SMS Qld Water Exercise and Physiotherapy (QWEP) on 0430 449 898 or email info@QWEP.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Yeronga Park Pool, Yeronga. Sunday, October 29, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information visit Australian Academy of Tai Chi or phone 07 3358 1955. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Woolcock Park, Red Hill. Sunday, October 29, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit Living Chi. Meeting point: Near playground on Sydney Street, Fairfield. Venue: Robinson Park, Fairfield. Sunday, October 29, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Zumba®

With an infectious blend of Latin and International rhythms and easy to follow moves Zumba® boasts a global following of millions. Why? It’s fun, it’s easy, it’s different and it’s effective. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: Basketball court. Venue: Calamvale District Park, Calamvale. Sunday, October 29, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 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 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, October 29, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Deep water running

A deep water work out that uses all major muscle groups. Participants wear a buoyancy belt and the program is suitable for all levels. Participants must be able to swim. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone or SMS Qld Water Exercise and Physiotherapy (QWEP) on 0430 449 898 or email info@QWEP.com.au.  Bring along an aqua belt. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Sunday, October 29, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Along came a spider (for Halloween)

Bookings essential. Come along dressed in a Halloween costume and prepare to get spooky. Hear creepy stories, play some awesome games and make your very own dangly spider to take home. This is an active and healthy session not to be missed. Parent event: Grandparents Day. 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. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5 years and over. Venue: Oriel Park, Ascot. Sunday, October 29, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Out of this world fun

Bookings essential. Blast off into space with this fun activity. High energy games and an adventure walk make this workshop an out of this world experience! Zoom from the Planetarium down to the Hide and Seek Children's Trail where you will have a great time finding some hidden treasures! Parent event: Grandparents Day. 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 Planetarium. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5 years and over. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Sunday, October 29, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

10 of the best

Bookings essential. This program combines both strength and cardio exercises providing participants with a highly challenging activity. This targets the upper and lower body, concentrating in developing strength and cardiovascular fitness. The exercises are modified to cater for participant’s different fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground, off Sylvan Road. Venue: Toowong Memorial Park, Toowong. Monday, October 30, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Fitness challenge

Bookings essential. Bootcamp type exercises with an emphasis on cardio fitness and overall body and core strength. This will include a fitness test at the start, midway and then the finish to monitor your progress. All fitness levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: By the picnic shelter, near the car park. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Frew Park, Milton. Monday, October 30, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Interval training and body conditioning

Bookings essential. Take your training to the next level and get better results in less time. This training will improve your cardiovascular fitness and strength. 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 park fitness equipment. Venue: Jubilee Park, Bardon. Monday, October 30, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Fitness challenge

Lose weight, get fit, tone up for a healthier and fitter you. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fitness 4 U on 0412 552 885. Meeting point: Albert Street gates. Venue: City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City. Monday, October 30, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Mums and bubs soccer (2-3 years)

Bookings essential. Fun, safe, soccer games using balls, goals and cones. This is the perfect mix of fun, physical activity and instruction that is sure to please all. Suitable for 2-3 year olds. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Ginger Sports or for more information phone 3890 3338. Meeting point: Hidden World Playground. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 2-3 years. Venue: Bill Brown Sports Reserve (includes Hidden World Playground), Fitzgibbon. Monday, October 30, 2017, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenny at Ziprfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: By the playground on Perth Street. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Perth Street Park, Camp Hill. Monday, October 30, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Fit mums strength and core

An exercise class that includes a mix of cardio, strength and core stability work. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel, no bookings required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Belinda at Mums-ercise on 0424 50 5343. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Kalinga Park, Kalinga. Monday, October 30, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Fitmums

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

Mums and bubs challenge

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

Mums and bubs soccer (3-4 years)

Bookings essential. Fun, safe, soccer games using balls, goals and cones. This is the perfect mix of fun, physical activity and instruction that is sure to please all. Suitable for 3-4 year olds. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Ginger Sports or for more information phone 3890 3338. Meeting point: Hidden World Playground. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 3-4 years. Venue: Bill Brown Sports Reserve (includes Hidden World Playground), Fitzgibbon. Monday, October 30, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit Living Chi. Meeting point: Picnic shelter. Venue: Keating Park, Indooroopilly. Monday, October 30, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mums n' bubs pilates

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

Skateboarding masterclass

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

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

Bookings essential. Using balls, hoops, parachutes, tunnels, jumping sacks, puppets, storybooks, costumes and music, participants will explore all the different ways their growing bodies can move. These sessions will ACT-ivate the children and their caregivers and have a focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: Park outside Mitchelton Library. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 3-4 years. Venue: Sid Loder Park, Mitchelton. Monday, October 30, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

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

Bookings essential. Come and play ball games, brave the obstacle courses and relays, enjoy sack and egg and spoon races, participate in drama based interactive games and much more! These sessions will ACTivate participants and have a strong focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: Park outside Mitchelton Library. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Sid Loder Park, Mitchelton. Monday, October 30, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

Boxercise

This session targets cardiovascular, muscular endurance and strength, stamina, coordination, speed and power. Your whole body gets a workout using body weight 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 on 0452 625 961. Meeting point: Behind the Sandgate Aquatic Centre. Requirements: Bring your own white inner liner gloves. Age: 13 years and over. Venue: Arthur Davis Park. Monday, October 30, 2017, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

8 week fitness challenge

Bookings essential. Come and learn to make sustainable lifestyle change with clean living/eating and regular exercise. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Nadia from Nadu Fitness on 0487 070 174. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Fehlberg Park, Yeronga. Monday, October 30, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 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. Requirements: By the playground off Sylvan Road, Stafford. Venue: Keong Park, Stafford. Monday, October 30, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Fitness 4 me

An outdoor exercise class that includes skipping and hula hooping to assist in improving cardio, strength and core stability.  All fitness levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Aggie from Mona Health Coach on 0433 463 578. Meeting point: Under the blue shade sails. Venue: The Lake Parklands, Forest Lake. Monday, October 30, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lorraine at Precision Pilates on 0438 736 036. Meeting point: Near the car park. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Grinstead Park, Alderley. Monday, October 30, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Deep water running

Ideal class for someone who suffers from injuries or is on a path of rehabilitation. You get all the benefits off running without the impact. Bring along an aqua belt. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Vanessa at The Extra Mile on 0401 668 434. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimwear, swimming cap and aqua belt. Venue: Bellbowrie Pool, Bellbowrie. Monday, October 30, 2017, 5:45 PM – 6:30 PM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit Living Chi. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Arthur Davis Park. Monday, October 30, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Deep water running

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