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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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Beginner mountain biking for young people

Bookings essential. You will learn to ride a single mountain bike trail and learn lots of new skills. For ages 9-15 years. Bike and helmet required. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy & Cycling Brisbane programs. Age range: Teens. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book email Roadie Rob's Bicycle School or phone 0416 247 883. Meeting point: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic area car park. Requirements: Bike and a helmet. Age: 9-15 years. Venue: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic Area. Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Gap Creek Reserve, Gap Creek Road, Mt Coot-tha.

Make a beansprout farm for kids

Bookings essential. Did you know sprouts are one of three freshest and healthiest superfoods you can eat? In this hands on workshop you will make your very own sprouting jar with a mix of bean seeds to take home and start growing. Suitable for children aged 5-12 years with their carer. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. School holidays. Workshops. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book and for further information phone Brisbane Botanic Gardens on 07 3403 2535. Meeting point: Kitchen in the garden. Requirements: Suitable clothes and covered shoes. Age: 5-12 years. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM.

Beginner mountain biking for young people

Bookings essential. You will learn to ride a single mountain bike trail and learn lots of new skills. For ages 9-15 years. Bike and helmet required. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy & Cycling Brisbane programs. Age range: Teens. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book email Roadie Rob's Bicycle School or phone 0416 247 883. Meeting point: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic area car park. Requirements: Bike, helmet. Age: 9-15 years. Venue: Gap Creek Reserve Picnic Area. Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Gap Creek Reserve, Gap Creek Road, Mt Coot-tha.

Make a beansprout farm for kids

Bookings essential. Did you know sprouts are one of three freshest and healthiest superfoods you can eat? In this hands on workshop you will make your very own sprouting jar with a mix of bean seeds to take home and start growing. Suitable for children aged 5-12 years with their carer. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. School holidays. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book and for further information phone Brisbane Botanic Gardens on 07 3403 2535. Meeting point: Kitchen in the garden. Requirements: Covered shoes. Age: 5-12 years. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM.

Swap screen time for green time

Bookings essential. Join Sparky Do Dah for a natural adventure exploring Karawatha Forest Park Conservation reserve. 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. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Sparky Do Dah. Meeting point: Meet at reception. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. Saturday, July 1, 2017, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

The animals of Karawatha Forest

Bookings essential. Join Sparky Do Dah on a natural adventure and learn about the different animals that call Karawatha Forest home. We will explore a variety of habitats, learn how different animals live together and how humans can reduce their environmental impact. All children are required to have a supervising parent or guardian on site. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Spark Do Dah. Meeting point: Meet at reception. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. Saturday, July 1, 2017, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM.

Family cycle adventure

We take the Kedron Brook and Jim Soorley Bicycle paths on a leisurely and scenic ride from Clayfield to Nudgee Beach. We have a short stop for coffee by the water before returning. Easy paced 25km social ride, mostly flat. Presented as part of Council's Active and Healthy & Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. Just be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the ride starts. Bikes and equipment can be hired for $15 per person per activity but this must be arranged in advance. For more information contact Ross at Brisbane By Bicycle on 0413 253 366. Meeting point: At the car park. Requirements: Bike, helmet, water bottle, money for a coffee. Age: 12 years and over. Venue: Kalinga Park, Kalinga. Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM.

Art in the garden for kids - charcoal & watercolour

Bookings essential.  Join local author, illustrator and artist Megan Forward for a fun and relaxing charcoal drawing and watercolour workshop based on her picture book A Patch from Scratch.  Learn how to see shapes and tones in nature and turn these into charcoal drawings.  Understand simple colour theory through mixing watercolours and applying them to the drawings.  Take home some finished pieces that will look fresh and vibrant and ready to frame. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jenny on 0439 048 585. Meeting point: At the garden shelter. Age: 5-12 years. Venue: Cox Park, Lota. Thursday, July 6, 2017, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Create-a-circus

Bookings essential. Do you love dressing up and being the centre of attention? This is a drama workshop with a difference! Come and create your own circus character complete with wonderful dress ups and face paint and then put on a creative showcase for family at the conclusion of the session. 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: At the playground. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5 years and over. Venue: Kalinga Park, Kalinga. Thursday, July 6, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Navigation skills

Bookings essential. Discover the hidden treasures of Boondall Wetlands Reserve using a bushwalkers GPS and map to find clues and solve puzzles. Join us for an outdoors adventure! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Vertec Adventure or for more information phone 0403 293 533. Meeting point: Meet at reception. Requirements: Hat, sunsmart clothing, enclosed shoes, sunscreen, insect repellent, drinking water. Age: 10 years and over. Venue: Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre. Friday, July 7, 2017, 9:30 AM – 11:00 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, July 8, 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, July 8, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Women's only cycle with confidence

Bookings essential. Come along and join in with like minded women and gain some hints and tips to build confidence on two wheels. Presented as part of Council's Active and Healthy & Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone Cycle Away on 0427 431 481. Meeting point: At the corner of Lambert and Fairley Streets. Requirements: Bike, helmet and sunscreen. Venue: Jack Speare Park, Indooroopilly. Saturday, July 8, 2017, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Yoga

Come enjoy a sweet-tempered free yoga session by the beautiful Manly foreshore before enjoying the delights of the markets and cafe . All levels welcome! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone John on 0403 676 435. Meeting point: At the end of Stewart Parade, near the Sea Scouts. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Darling Point Park (road reserve). Sunday, July 9, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

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 Kidspace playground car park. Requirements: Bike, helmet and sunscreen. Venue: 7th Brigade Park, Chermside. Sunday, July 9, 2017, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

North Brisbane Bayside Cycle

Starting at Nudgee Beach we travel through the Boondall Wetlands towards Sandgate and then Shorncliffe before stopping for coffee and returning. A relaxing 25km social cycle mostly on bike paths. Presented as part of Council's Active and Healthy & Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. Just be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the ride starts. Bikes and equipment can be hired for $15 per person per activity but this must be arranged in advance. For more information contact Ross at Brisbane By Bicycle on 0413 253 366. Meeting point: Nudgee Beach Reserve, Nudgee Beach car park, Fortitude Street. Requirements: Bike, helmet, water bottle, money for a coffee. Venue: Nudgee Beach Reserve, Nudgee Beach. Sunday, July 9, 2017, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Learn to ride - Session 1

If you have always wanted to learn to ride a bike then this is your chance. Our trainer will work with you in a small group to help you build some basic skills. Come to all three sessions or just one and see how much you can learn. Presented as part of Council's Active and Healthy & Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free (if bike hire is not required). Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Eventbrite or for more information phone   Cycle Away on 0427 431 481. Bike and helmet can be hired for $15 per person per activity but this must be arranged 2 days prior to the session date. Meeting point: By the gym equipment area, off The Esplanade, Lota. Requirements: Well maintained bike and Australian Standard helmet, closed in shoes and water. Venue: Lota Camping Reserve, Lota. Sunday, July 9, 2017, 2:30 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 program targets the upper and lower body, concentrating in developing strength and cardiovascular fitness. The exercises are modified to cater for participant's different fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground, off Sylvan Road. Venue: Toowong Memorial Park, Toowong. Monday, July 10, 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: Near gym equipment area. Age: 16+. Venue: Frew Park, Milton. Monday, July 10, 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, July 10, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Northshore Riverside Park, Hamilton. Monday, July 10, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Games for pre-schoolers

Traditional games for children to improve their gross motor skills. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Vanessa at The Extra Mile on 0401 668 434. Meeting point: Next to the playground. Age: 2-5 years. Venue: Clivedon Park, Fig Tree Pocket. Monday, July 10, 2017, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

High intensity interval training

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

Mums and bubs soccer

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: Near the playground. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 2-3 years. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Monday, July 10, 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, July 10, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Fit mums strength and core

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

Cardio and tone

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

Fitness for mums

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

Mums and bubs soccer

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: Near the playground. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 3-4 years. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Monday, July 10, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Pilates

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

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Picnic shelter. Venue: Keating Park, Indooroopilly. Monday, July 10, 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. 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, July 10, 2017, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenny at Ziprfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: By the play equipment. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Mt Gravatt Park, Upper Mount Gravatt. Monday, July 10, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Skateboarding masterclass

Bookings essential. These workshops make learning to skateboard fun, safe and easy for everyone. Through weekly coaching sessions you will learn the skills of skateboarding in an exciting, social and safe environment. The program also provides a great opportunity for parents to interact with their kids through the activities. All ages and levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Australian Skateboard Community Initiative or phone 1300 918 531. Meeting point: Skatepark. Requirements: Skateboard and helmet if you have one. Some equipment will be provided. Monday, July 10, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Fairfield Skatepark, 136 Home St, Fairfield QLD 4103.

Circuit training

Bookings essential. Focus on positive things that you can do to feel good. Whether you have done exercise in the past or are new to being active, you will have an experience that you will enjoy; you will always have a choice to work at your own capacity. No pressure! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jude at The Community Place on 0407 750 006. Venue: Keong Park, Stafford. Monday, July 10, 2017, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

8 week fitness challenge

Bookings essential. Come and learn to make sustainable lifestyle changes with clean living/eating and regular exercise. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Nadia from Nadu Fitness on 0487 070 174. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Pegg's Park, Moorooka. Monday, July 10, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Cross training

Bookings essential. High intensity weight resistance training and aerobic exercises. All fitness levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near gym equipment area. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Jack Cook Memorial Park, Taringa. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Near car park, Jolimont Street, Sherwood. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Near Scout Hall. Venue: Huxtable Park, Chermside West. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Car park. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Yogalates

Yoga and pilates fusion, a fitness routine that combines pilates exercises with the postures and breathing techniques of yoga. Suitable for all ages, no previous yoga experience required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tatiana on 0439 643 586. Meeting point: Next to club house. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Jack Cook Memorial Park, Taringa. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Fit mums strength and core

An exercise class that includes a mix of cardio, strength and core stability work. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel, no bookings required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Debbie at Mums-ercise on 0407 146 605. Meeting point: On the grass near the kids playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Lavarack Park, Camp Hill. Tuesday, July 11, 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, July 11, 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, July 11, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Kindy dance

Toddlers and pre schoolers can enjoy moving to music, while you watch their confidence grow! Children will learn different movement patterns and dance moves, along with plenty of fun dance based games. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lynn at Kelly Sports on 0416 837 937. Meeting point: Amphitheatre. Venue: Ken Fletcher Park, Tennyson. Tuesday, July 11, 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, July 11, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Soccer for tots (2-3 years)

Bookings essential. Get the children to develop their motor skills, balance, coordination while strengthening their relationship with their parents through fun games. They will learn a new skill every session. Parents are actively involved in this fun activity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Mauricio at Grasshopper Soccer on 0430 588 067. Meeting point: Playground. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 2-3 years. Venue: Dorrington Park, Ashgrove. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Fitness for all

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

Soccer for young children (4-5 years)

Bookings essential. Introducing young children to the basic concepts of soccer. Along with ball skills, they will also learn how to kick the ball and play the "big game". Each game will be 1v1 or 2v2 which gives the child a feel of what it's like to play a real soccer game. Parents are actively involved in this great activity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Mauricio at Grasshopper Soccer on 0430 588 067. Meeting point: Playground. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 4-5 years. Venue: Dorrington Park, Ashgrove. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby bootcamp

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

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Grass area above duck pond, next to waterfall, Alice St Brisbane. Venue: City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Fitness for mums

Bookings essential. Stay fit and healthy after having your baby. Re-build strength, tone and achieve overall cardio fitness. This is a great opportunity to meet other mums. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Nadia from Nadu Fitness on 0487 070 174. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Grenier Park, Acacia Ridge. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM.

Latin TLC training

Bookings essential. A fitness workout that will challenge you to the max. The program is divided in two sessions one strength based the other cardio based and combined with Latin music provides an excellent pleasurable workout. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the picnic tables, corner of Montague Rd and Hill End Tce. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM.

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages and options will be provided for all levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sandra on 0422 526 924. Meeting point: Near the gym equipment area, off Riding Road. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Near playground, off Burilda St, Hendra. Venue: The Beirne Park, Hendra. Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Opposite Florence Street, near car park, Wynnum Esp. Wynnum. Venue: Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum. Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Near shelter shed. Venue: Anstead Bushland Reserve, Anstead. Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Circuits and intervals

Bookings essential. Body conditioning circuits and interval training proven to be the most time efficient and effective way to increase and maintain your fitness levels. Varied programs designed to target strength, build muscular endurance and improve cardiovascular performance. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Christine from Fitness with a Twist on 0406 425 561. Meeting point: Near half basketball court. Venue: Bowman Park, Bardon. Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Fit mums boxing

A higher intensity exercise class in the park that includes interval training and boxing activities. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel and no bookings essential. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Belinda at Mums-ercise on 0424 505 343. Meeting point: On the grass near the kids playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Raymond Park, Kangaroo Point. Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Boxing and fitness circuit

Bookings essential. Fitness circuit using the park gym equipment with a boxing warm-up. All levels catered for. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near gym equipment area. Requirements: Boxing glove liners. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Akuna Street Park, Kenmore. Wednesday, July 12, 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, July 12, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mums boxing and fitness

Bookings essential. Increase your fitness using general boxing techniques, combinations and punches incorporating legs, arms, abs and running into the workout. A great way to get active, increase your cardio fitness and build all-over strength. Bubs are welcome at the class. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Suanne at Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Meet at reception. Venue: Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sharon at Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Dorrington Park, Ashgrove. Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Active explorers create

Bookings essential. Come and explore Karawatha Forest with a magnifying glass and watch a whole new world come to life as you participate in an adventure walk. You'll notice all the little details that you might normally miss. After the walk you will have fun creating some unique gift cards with the help of the magnifying glass and your powers of observation. Adults please accompany children. 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: Meet at reception. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 3-5 years. Venue: Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Yoga

Yoga calms the mind and body while stretching and strengthening through long hold poses. All levels catered for. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Irene on 0433 346 819. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Perth Street Park, Camp Hill. Wednesday, July 12, 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. The program also provides a great opportunity for parents to interact with their kids through the activities. All ages and levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Australian Skateboard Community Initiative or phone 1300 918 531. Meeting point: Skatepark. Requirements: Skateboard and helmet if you have one. Some equipment will be provided. Venue: Neal Macrossan Playground Park, Paddington. Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:30 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, July 12, 2017, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM.

Boxfit

Bookings essential. A cardiovascular and strength based training program targeting the upper and lower body, focussed on coordination and safe boxing techniques. This class can be adapted for all fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: Mosaic square picnic area. Venue: Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, Kangaroo Point. Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Boxing and fitness circuit

Bookings essential. Bootcamp type exercises including boxing warm up followed by body weight exercises and aerobic movement. This is a fast way to fitness and weight loss. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near playground. Requirements: Boxing glove liners. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Perrin Park, Toowong. Thursday, July 13, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Boxfit

Bookings essential. A cardiovascular and strength based training program targeting the upper and lower body, focussed on coordination and safe boxing techniques. This class can be adapted for all fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground, off Russell Street. Venue: Musgrave Park, South Brisbane. Thursday, July 13, 2017, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: 200m along bike path, Graham St near Gympie Rd, Aspley. Venue: Aspley Rest Park, Carseldine. Thursday, July 13, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Power hour

Bookings essential. Increase endurance and tone up. This class is in 4-5 sections. Each section starts with the same run or power walk around a designated circuit within close proximity to the park. In between each run/walk there's a tabata workout to tone and strengthen overall. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jill at FitLiving on 0431 778 513. Meeting point: Picnic shelter near the river. Venue: Bulimba Riverside Park, Bulimba. Thursday, July 13, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Secrets of Brisbane

Be a tourist in your own city and learn the secrets and history of Brisbane on this sightseeing tour.  Our journey begins in South Bank where we begin to unravel the secrets and history of Brisbane.  We visit Kangaroo Point, cycle the Story Bridge, New Farm and Teneriffe.  We return, 15km via the Riverwalk, Eagle Street Pier, and Brisbane Botanic Gardens.  A relaxed three-hour journey with numerous stops along the way. This tour is designed to give you a greater understanding and appreciation of our beautiful city. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy & Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. Just be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the ride starts. Bikes and equipment can be hired for $15 per person per activity but this must be arranged in advance. For more information contact Ross at Brisbane By Bicycle on 0413 253 366. Meeting point: Wheel of Brisbane, South Bank, off Russell Street. Requirements: Bike, helmet, water bottle, money for a coffee. Venue: South Bank Parklands. Thursday, July 13, 2017, 9:00 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: $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, July 13, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Fit mums boxing

A higher intensity exercise class in the park that includes interval training and boxing activities. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel and no bookings essential. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Belinda at Mums-ercise on 0424 505 343. Meeting point: On the grass in front of the car park on Halifax Street. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: C.P. Bottomley Park, Norman Park. Thursday, July 13, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Bodyweight burn

Use your own body to build strength, increase your stability and burn those calories. Suitable for all levels of fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tanya from Active As on 0433 215 303. Meeting point: Under the trees near the toilets. Requirements: Exercise mat. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Biami Yumba Park, Fig Tree Pocket. Thursday, July 13, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Dance2BFit

Dance2BFit is a high energy dance fitness class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates all styles of dance and movement. It's fun, it's easy, it's different and it's effective. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: At the stage overlooking the lake. Car park is on Forest Lake Boulevard. Venue: The Lake Parklands, Forest Lake. Thursday, July 13, 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, July 13, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Inala Hub, 76 Corsair Ave, Inala.

Hot hula fitness®

Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, hot hula fitness provides a total body workout. Core focused, easy to follow moves, suitable for all ages and fitness levels and no equipment is needed. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lelani on 0405 569 094. Meeting point: By the basketball court. Venue: Calamvale District Park, Calamvale. Thursday, July 13, 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. 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, July 13, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Stretch and tone

Bookings essential. Tone and strengthen overall body and core muscles using park gym equipment, weights and bands with added focus on mat-based stretching to leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Fantastic river views. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jill at FitLiving on 0431 778 513. Meeting point: Picnic shelter near the river. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Bulimba Riverside Park, Bulimba. Thursday, July 13, 2017, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lorraine at Precision Pilates on 0438 736 036. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: The Beirne Park, Hendra. Thursday, July 13, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Fun soccer coaching

Bookings essential. Fun, safe, soccer games using balls, goals and cones. This is the perfect mix of fun physical activity and instruction that is sure to please all. Suitable for 5-10 years of age. Age range: Kids. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Ginger Sports or for more information phone 3890 3338. Meeting point: Near the scout hall. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 5-10 years. Thursday, July 13, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Drevesan Park, 352 Upper Esplanade, Manly.

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, July 13, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sharon at Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: By the toilets. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Arthur Davis Park. Friday, July 14, 2017, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM.

The gentle workout

This session is suitable for those who don't like a fast paced exercise. You still get a great all over body workout but just in a more slow and gentle style. We will be focusing on flexibility, improving your endurance, gaining strength, posture, alignment, range of motion and strengthening the core. Performed together, these exercises will not only improve how your body looks but also its functionality. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Paula on 0452 625 961. Meeting point: Near the toilet block. Age: 13 years and over. Venue: Mulbeam Park, Boondall. Friday, July 14, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Fit mums strength and core

An exercise class that includes a mix of cardio, strength and core stability work. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel, no bookings required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Debbie at Mums-ercise on 0407 146 605. Meeting point: Near the picnic shelters and kids playground, off Meadowlands Rd, Tingalpa. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Meadowlands Picnic Ground Park, Tingalpa. Friday, July 14, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Fit for mums and dads

Improve your strength, cardio and core with functional and fun exercise. Bring the kiddies along and burn a few calories, all fitness levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tanya from Active As on 0433 215 303. Meeting point: By the playground. Requirements: Exercise mat. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Jindalee Boat Ramp Park, Jindalee. Friday, July 14, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sharon at Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: By the gazebo. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Oriel Park, Ascot. Friday, July 14, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Get fit for life

Bookings essential. The aim is to get positive results, which means first working hard, then feeling good and most importantly, having fun doing it. We train with variety, that is exercising using, aerobics, anaerobic, which promote fat burning, and body toning exercises that shape, strengthen, and sculpt the body. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Cain at The Community Place on 0415 475 850. Venue: Melrose Park, Wooloowin. Friday, July 14, 2017, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Boxing for mums or dads

A great cardio and fat blasting exercise that will rapidly improve your fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Fitness 4 U on 0412 552 885. Meeting point: Near the War Memorial. Venue: Walton Bridge Reserve, The Gap. Friday, July 14, 2017, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Back to basics

Bookings essential. Learn simple and effective exercises that will help you improve your overall fitness levels. These simple exercises will help improve strength and cardiovascular fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground off Josling Street. Venue: Perrin Park, Toowong. Saturday, July 15, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Boxercise

Bookings essential. Increase your fitness using general boxing techniques, combinations and punches incorporating legs, arms, abs and running into the workout. A great way to get active, increase your cardio fitness and build all-over strength. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Suanne at Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Park bench near the dragon playground. Venue: Majestic Park, Coorparoo. Saturday, July 15, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Yoga

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

Pilates

Stretching and strengthening exercises targeted at functional movement and core muscle strengthening. Exercises are designed to improve posture and help reduce risk of injury. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Alison from AMS Pilates on 0487 930 116. Meeting point: Behind the toilet block. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Saturday, July 15, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Zumba® fitness

Ditch the workout, join the party with a fun filled dance fitness class to music from all around the world. Options for all ages and fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Zumba Fitness with Mel on 0422 746 999. Meeting point: By the playground, near the car park. Venue: C.B. Mott Park, Holland Park. Saturday, July 15, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Bike maintenance and free tune up

Bookings essential. Come along and get your free basic tune up and fine tune your bike maintenance skills with our free bike maintenance course. This session will teach you the tips and tricks like changing tyres and testing your brakes. Note: only basic tune ups will be provided. We cannot provide advanced repairs or spare parts. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy & Cycling Brisbane programs. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book email Roadie Rob's Bicycle School or phone 0416 247 883. Meeting point: Under the Story Bridge. Requirements: Bike, pen and paper. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Captain Burke Park, Kangaroo Point. Saturday, July 15, 2017, 8:00 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: Kidspace playground. Venue: 7th Brigade Park, Chermside. Saturday, July 15, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Outdoor group training

Live longer healthier lifestyles with cutting edge training techniques. Get the most out of a basic but effective education on nutrition. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Frank from Power Burn Fitness on 0434 346 054. Meeting point: Near the BBQ table by the tennis court. Venue: Svoboda Park, Kuraby. Saturday, July 15, 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, July 15, 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, July 15, 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, July 15, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Yoga on the river

Join us for Hatha yoga classes that are suitable for every body. Move, breath and stretch. All levels catered for. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Trina on 0401 979 991. Meeting point: Picnic shelters near the river. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Captain Burke Park, Kangaroo Point. Saturday, July 15, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Zumba® fitness

Ditch the workout, join the party with a fun filled dance fitness class to music from all around the world. Options for all ages and fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Zumba Fitness with Mel on 0422 746 999. Meeting point: By the playground. Venue: Kalinga Park, Kalinga. Saturday, July 15, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

8 week fitness challenge

Bookings essential. Begin the journey to successful weight loss while increasing your cardiovascular fitness and all-over strength in this 8 week challenge that will keep you motivated with tips and tricks along the way. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Suanne at Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Gym equipment area, off Meadowlands Road. Venue: Meadowlands Picnic Ground Park, Tingalpa. Saturday, July 15, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Boxing circuit

Boxing is a great way to improve core and upper body strength. Come along and box your way to fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Vanessa at The Extra Mile on 0401 668 434. Meeting point: Next to the playground. Venue: Lions Park. Saturday, July 15, 2017, 8:45 AM – 9:30 AM.

Skateboarding masterclass

Bookings essential. These workshops make learning to skateboard fun, safe and easy for everyone. Through weekly coaching sessions you will learn the skills of skateboarding in an exciting, social and safe environment. The program also provides a great opportunity for parents to interact with their kids through the activities. All ages and levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Australian Skateboard Community Initiative or phone 1300 918 531. Meeting point: Skatepark. Requirements: Skateboard and helmet if you have one. Some equipment will be provided. Venue: Bracken Ridge Skate Plaza, Fitzgibbon. Saturday, July 15, 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: Huxtable Park, Chermside West. Saturday, July 15, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Living on a budget

Bookings essential. Learn practical and inexpensive ideas and tips for living. We will show you how to save energy and water, make self-watering planter boxes from recycled materials for growing fruit and vegetables, make yoghurt, easy and quick fermented food, bake bread in a solar oven, make citrus fabric softener, tooth paste, DIY solar hot water system and much more. 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, July 15, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Aqua aerobics

Warm up this winter with a fun water workout in a heated pool for all fitness levels. Suitable for non swimmers, people with arthritis and other medical conditions. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone or SMS Qld Water Exercise and Physiotherapy (QWEP) on 0430 449 898 or email info@QWEP.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Saturday, July 15, 2017, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Aqua aerobics

Warm up this winter with a fun water workout in a heated pool for all fitness levels. Suitable for non swimmers, people with arthritis and other medical conditions. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone or SMS Qld Water Exercise and Physiotherapy (QWEP) on 0430 449 898 or email info@QWEP.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Yeronga Park Pool, Yeronga. Saturday, July 15, 2017, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

Beginner swimming program for adults

Bookings essential. An inclusive opportunity for men and women of all cultures to learn the basics of swimming, become water safe and get ready to conquer other water activities. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book SMS or phone Aqua English on 0406 063 737 or email info@aquaenglish.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimming cap, goggles. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Yeronga Park Pool, Yeronga. Saturday, July 15, 2017, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM.

Beginner swimming program for adults

Bookings essential. An inclusive opportunity for men and women of all cultures to learn the basics of swimming, become water safe and get ready to conquer other water activities. Cost: Pool entry. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book SMS or phone Aqua English on 0406 063 737 or email info@aquaenglish.com.au. Meeting point: Reception. Requirements: Swimming cap, goggles. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Dunlop Park Memorial Swimming Pool, Corinda. Saturday, July 15, 2017, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM.

Living on a budget

Bookings essential. Learn practical and inexpensive ideas and tips for living. We will show you how to save energy and water, make self-watering planter boxes from recycled materials for growing fruit and vegetables, make yoghurt, easy and quick fermented food, bake bread in a solar oven, make citrus fabric softener, tooth paste, DIY solar hot water system and much more. 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, July 15, 2017, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM.

Flexibility and core conditioning

Bookings essential. Increase the flexibility throughout your entire body with our class focused on static stretches and abdominal exercises designed to strengthen and lengthen muscles, improve posture, increase overall stability of your body and aid in the prevention of injury. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Suanne at Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Park bench near the dragon playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Majestic Park, Coorparoo. Sunday, July 16, 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, July 16, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

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

Zumba®

With an infectious blend of Latin and International rhythms and easy to follow moves Zumba® boasts a global following of millions. Why? It’s fun, it’s easy, it’s different, it’s effective. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: Basketball court. Venue: Calamvale District Park, Calamvale. Sunday, July 16, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Life games adventure

Utilise exciting equipment like the giant earth ball, boffas hockey, fun parachute, fireman toss mat, 4-way tug of war, big footy relay and many non-equipment games. For the young and young at heart. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Life Be In It Funworks on 0403 221 676 or email info@lifebeinitfunworks.com.au. Meeting point: Simpsons Playground. Age: 5 years and over. Venue: Graceville Riverside Parklands, Graceville. Sunday, July 16, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Giant games

If you enjoy playing games like chess, Jenga, connect 4, dodge ball, Leggo, twister, super sumo, knorts and crosses and more then this program is for you. Only they all come in giant size. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Life Be In It Funworks on 0403 221 676 or email info@lifebeinitfunworks.com.au. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: George Clayton Park, Manly. Sunday, July 16, 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 program targets the upper and lower body, concentrating in developing strength and cardiovascular fitness. The exercises are modified to cater for participant's different fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground, off Sylvan Road. Venue: Toowong Memorial Park, Toowong. Monday, July 17, 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: Near gym equipment area. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Frew Park, Milton. Monday, July 17, 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, July 17, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Northshore Riverside Park, Hamilton. Monday, July 17, 2017, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Games for pre-schoolers

Traditional games for children to improve their gross motor skills. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Vanessa at The Extra Mile on 0401 668 434. Meeting point: Next to the playground. Age: 2-5 years. Venue: Clivedon Park, Fig Tree Pocket. Monday, July 17, 2017, 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM.

High intensity interval training

Bookings essential. A fitness class that alternates between short periods of your maximum effort followed by recovery. This type of training is suitable for beginners and advanced levels and are a great way to burn calories fast. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jill at FitLiving on 0431 778 513. Meeting point: Near the playground, off Riding Road. Venue: Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne. Monday, July 17, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Mums and bubs soccer

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: Near the playground. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 2-3 years. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Monday, July 17, 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, July 17, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Fit mums strength and core

An exercise class that includes a mix of cardio, strength and core stability work. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel, no bookings required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Debbie at Mums-ercise on 0407 146 605. Meeting point: Near the picnic shelter on Alexandra Drive. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Oriel Park, Ascot. Monday, July 17, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Cardio and tone

A 45 minute class that incorporates elements of cardio and strength for a complete all over body workout. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Vanessa at The Extra Mile on 0401 668 434. Meeting point: Next to the playground. Venue: Clivedon Park, Fig Tree Pocket. Monday, July 17, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM.

Fitness for mums

Bookings essential. Stay fit and healthy after having your baby. Re-build strength, tone and achieve overall cardio fitness. This is a great opportunity to meet other mums. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Nadia from Nadu Fitness on 0487 070 174. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Monday, July 17, 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, July 17, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mums and bubs soccer

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: Near the playground. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 3-4 years. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Monday, July 17, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

Pilates

Stretching and strengthening exercises targeted at functional movement and core muscle strengthening. Exercises are designed to improve posture and help reduce risk of injury. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Alison from AMS Pilates on 0487 930 116. Meeting point: Near the basketball half court. Requirements: Yoga mat. Venue: Calamvale District Park, Calamvale. Monday, July 17, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Picnic shelter. Venue: Keating Park, Indooroopilly. Monday, July 17, 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. 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, July 17, 2017, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Circuits and intervals

Bookings essential. Body conditioning circuits and interval training proven to be the most time efficient and effective way to increase and maintain your fitness levels. Varied programs designed to target strength, build muscular endurance and improve cardiovascular performance. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Christine from Fitness with a Twist on 0406 425 561. Meeting point: The gazebo near the Australian Plant Communities car park. Venue: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. Monday, July 17, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Jenny at Ziprfit on 0403 859 013. Meeting point: By the play equipment. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Mt Gravatt Park, Upper Mount Gravatt. Monday, July 17, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Skateboarding masterclass

Bookings essential. These workshops make learning to skateboard fun, safe and easy for everyone. Through weekly coaching sessions you will learn the skills of skateboarding in an exciting, social and safe environment. The program also provides a great opportunity for parents to interact with their kids through the activities. All ages and levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Australian Skateboard Community Initiative or phone 1300 918 531. Meeting point: Skatepark. Requirements: Skateboard and helmet if you have one. Some equipment will be provided. Monday, July 17, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Fairfield Skatepark, 136 Home St, Fairfield QLD 4103.

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

Bookings essential. Using balls, hoops, parachutes, tunnels, jumping sacks, puppets, storybooks, costumes and music, participants will explore all the different ways their growing bodies can move. These sessions will ACT-ivate the children and their caregivers and have a focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: Near the playground on Hill End Terrace. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 3-4 years. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Monday, July 17, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

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

Bookings essential. Come and play ball games, brave the obstacle courses and relays, enjoy sack and egg and spoon races, participate in drama based interactive games and much more! These sessions will ACTivate participants and have a strong focus on creativity and fun in a safe, relaxed and energetic environment. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: Near the playground on Hill End Terrace. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Monday, July 17, 2017, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

Circuit training

Bookings essential. Focus on positive things that you can do to feel good. Whether you have done exercise in the past or are new to being active, you will have an experience that you will enjoy; you will always have a choice to work at your own capacity. No pressure! Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jude at The Community Place on 0407 750 006. Venue: Keong Park, Stafford. Monday, July 17, 2017, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

8 week fitness challenge

Bookings essential. Come and learn to make sustainable lifestyle changes with clean living/eating and regular exercise. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Nadia from Nadu Fitness on 0487 070 174. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Pegg's Park, Moorooka. Monday, July 17, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Cross training

Bookings essential. High intensity weight resistance training and aerobic exercises. All fitness levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near gym equipment area. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Jack Cook Memorial Park, Taringa. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Near car park, Jolimont Street, Sherwood. Venue: Sherwood Arboretum, Sherwood. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Near Scout Hall. Venue: Huxtable Park, Chermside West. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Car park. Venue: Teralba Park, Everton Park. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Yogalates

Yoga and pilates fusion, a fitness routine that combines pilates exercises with the postures and breathing techniques of yoga. Suitable for all ages, no previous yoga experience required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tatiana on 0439 643 586. Meeting point: Next to club house. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Jack Cook Memorial Park, Taringa. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Fit mums strength and core

An exercise class that includes a mix of cardio, strength and core stability work. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel, no bookings required. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Debbie at Mums-ercise on 0407 146 605. Meeting point: On the grass near the kids playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Lavarack Park, Camp Hill. Tuesday, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Kindy dance

Toddlers and pre schoolers can enjoy moving to music, while you watch their confidence grow! Children will learn different movement patterns and dance moves, along with plenty of fun dance based games. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lynn at Kelly Sports on 0416 837 937. Meeting point: Amphitheatre. Venue: Ken Fletcher Park, Tennyson. Tuesday, July 18, 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, July 18, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Soccer for tots (2-3 years)

Bookings essential. Get the children to develop their motor skills, balance, coordination while strengthening their relationship with their parents through fun games. They will learn a new skill every session. Parents are actively involved in this fun activity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Mauricio at Grasshopper Soccer on 0430 588 067. Meeting point: Playground. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 2-3 years. Venue: Dorrington Park, Ashgrove. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM.

A pirate's life for me

Bookings essential. Come dressed as a pirate to this session where children can learn how to talk like a pirate, walk like a pirate and also learn how to play a pirate's favourite games. This is a swash buckling session perfect for little buccaneers. 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: At Simpsons playground. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 3-5 years. Venue: Graceville Riverside Parklands, Graceville. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Fitness for all

A cardiovascular and strength based training program targeting the upper and lower body, focused on coordination and safe boxing techniques. This class can be adapted for all fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: Meet at reception. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Ozcare, 48 Peel Street, South Brisbane.

Soccer for young children (4-5 years)

Bookings essential. Introducing young children to the basic concepts of soccer. Along with ball skills, they will also learn how to kick the ball and play the "big game". Each game will be 1v1 or 2v2 which gives the child a feel of what it's like to play a real soccer game. Parents are actively involved in this great activity. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Mauricio at Grasshopper Soccer on 0430 588 067. Meeting point: Playground. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 4-5 years. Venue: Dorrington Park, Ashgrove. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Baby bootcamp

Bookings essential. A post-natal group fitness session aiming to re-build strength, tone and overall cardio fitness following the birth of your baby. Great opportunity to meet other mums. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jill at FitLiving on 0431 778 513. Meeting point: At the tennis wall near AFL carpark. Requirements: Baby in pram. Venue: Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Grass area above duck pond, next to waterfall, Alice St Brisbane. Venue: City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane City. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.

Fitness for mums

Bookings essential. Stay fit and healthy after having your baby. Re-build strength, tone and achieve overall cardio fitness. This is a great opportunity to meet other mums. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Nadia from Nadu Fitness on 0487 070 174. Meeting point: Near the playground. Venue: Grenier Park, Acacia Ridge. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM.

Latin TLC training

Bookings essential. A fitness workout that will challenge you to the max. The program is divided in two sessions one strength based the other cardio based and combined with Latin music provides an excellent pleasurable workout. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the picnic tables, corner of Montague Rd and Hill End Tce. Venue: Orleigh Park, West End. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM.

Pilates

A beginner to immediate workout combining elements of pilates strengthening, stretching and exercises specially designed to improve posture, reduce stress and tone your body. This workout is suitable for adults of all ages and options will be provided for all levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sandra on 0422 526 924. Meeting point: Near the gym equipment area, off Riding Road. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Near playground, off Burilda St, Hendra. Venue: The Beirne Park, Hendra. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Opposite Florence Street, near car park, Wynnum Esp. Wynnum. Venue: Wynnum Wading Pool Park, Wynnum. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: Near shelter shed. Venue: Anstead Bushland Reserve, Anstead. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Circuits and intervals

Bookings essential. Body conditioning circuits and interval training proven to be the most time efficient and effective way to increase and maintain your fitness levels. Varied programs designed to target strength, build muscular endurance and improve cardiovascular performance. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Christine from Fitness with a Twist on 0406 425 561. Meeting point: Near half basketball court. Venue: Bowman Park, Bardon. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Fit mums boxing

A higher intensity exercise class in the park that includes interval training and boxing activities. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel and no bookings essential. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Belinda at Mums-ercise on 0424 505 343. Meeting point: On the grass near the kids playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Raymond Park, Kangaroo Point. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Boxing and fitness circuit

Bookings essential. Fitness circuit using the park gym equipment with a boxing warm-up. All levels catered for. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near gym equipment area. Requirements: Boxing glove liners. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Akuna Street Park, Kenmore. Wednesday, July 19, 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, July 19, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Mums boxing and fitness

Bookings essential. Increase your fitness using general boxing techniques, combinations and punches incorporating legs, arms, abs and running into the workout. A great way to get active, increase your cardio fitness and build all-over strength. Bubs are welcome at the class. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Suanne at Fitness Forever on 0414 437 616. Meeting point: Meet at reception. Venue: Karawatha Forest Park and Discovery Centre. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sharon at Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Dorrington Park, Ashgrove. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Stretch, tone, bend and balance

Tone the body, increase flexibility, gain strength and relax the mind with yoga for mums with children and open to anyone else that wishes to join in. If you have children they can play or join in while you get to move your body. Focus is on flexibility, core strength, pelvic floor and abdominals, all in the beautiful outdoors. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Haydie at Inspirit Health and Yoga on 0415 834 659. Meeting point: By the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Booker Place Park, Bellbowrie. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 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 Irene on 0433 346 819. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Perth Street Park, Camp Hill. Wednesday, July 19, 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. The program also provides a great opportunity for parents to interact with their kids through the activities. All ages and levels welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Australian Skateboard Community Initiative or phone 1300 918 531. Meeting point: Skatepark. Requirements: Skateboard and helmet if you have one. Some equipment will be provided. Venue: Neal Macrossan Playground Park, Paddington. Wednesday, July 19, 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. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Bazil Grumble or for more information phone 0411 246 487. Meeting point: Park outside library. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 3-4 years. Venue: Ashgrove Library. Wednesday, July 19, 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 library. Requirements: Sun protection, fully enclosed shoes, insect repellent and drinking water. Age: 5-10 years. Venue: Ashgrove Library. Wednesday, July 19, 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, July 19, 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, July 19, 2017, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM.

Boxfit

Bookings essential. A cardiovascular and strength based training program targeting the upper and lower body, focussed on coordination and safe boxing techniques. This class can be adapted for all fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: Mosaic square picnic area. Venue: Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, Kangaroo Point. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Boxing and fitness circuit

Bookings essential. Bootcamp type exercises including boxing warm up followed by body weight exercises and aerobic movement. This is a fast way to fitness and weight loss. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jen's Outdoor Gym on 0410 010 316. Meeting point: Near playground. Requirements: Boxing glove liners. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Perrin Park, Toowong. Thursday, July 20, 2017, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

Boxfit

Bookings essential. A cardiovascular and strength based training program targeting the upper and lower body, focussed on coordination and safe boxing techniques. This class can be adapted for all fitness levels. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Edwardo at Inclusive Fitness Solutions on 0433 975 766. Meeting point: By the playground, off Russell Street. Venue: Musgrave Park, South Brisbane. Thursday, July 20, 2017, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit www.livingchi.com.au. Meeting point: 200m along bike path, Graham St near Gympie Rd, Aspley. Venue: Aspley Rest Park, Carseldine. Thursday, July 20, 2017, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Power hour

Bookings essential. Increase endurance and tone up. This class is in 4-5 sections. Each section starts with the same run or power walk around a designated circuit within close proximity to the park. In between each run/walk there's a tabata workout to tone and strengthen overall. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jill at FitLiving on 0431 778 513. Meeting point: Picnic shelter near the river. Venue: Bulimba Riverside Park, Bulimba. Thursday, July 20, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Tai Chi Qigong

This dynamic activity is invigorating, works with both your body and your mind and will help you feel relaxed, refreshed and calm. Tai Chi is becoming recognised as the world's most beneficial healthy system. Rejuvenate your body and learn to create a tranquil mind. Join any week - all welcome. Cost: $5. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Australian Academy of Tai Chi and Qigong on 07 3358 1955 or visit Living Chi. Meeting point: On riverbank just beyond main car park. Venue: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks. Thursday, July 20, 2017, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Fit mums boxing

A higher intensity exercise class in the park that includes interval training and boxing activities. Mums, dads and bubs welcome. Bring a towel and no bookings essential. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Belinda at Mums-ercise on 0424 505 343. Meeting point: On the grass in front of the car park on Halifax Street. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: C.P. Bottomley Park, Norman Park. Thursday, July 20, 2017, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM.

Bodyweight burn

Use your own body to build strength, increase your stability and burn those calories. Suitable for all levels of fitness. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Tanya from Active As on 0433 215 303. Meeting point: Under the trees near the toilets. Requirements: Exercise mat. Age: 16 years and over. Venue: Biami Yumba Park, Fig Tree Pocket. Thursday, July 20, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

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. 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, July 20, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Dance2BFit

Dance2BFit is a high energy dance fitness class which provides a full body workout. It incorporates all styles of dance and movement. It's fun, it's easy, it's different and it's effective. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Free. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone BFit4Life - Dance, Cheer & Fitness on 0415 651 290. Meeting point: At the stage overlooking the lake. Car park is on Forest Lake Boulevard. Venue: The Lake Parklands, Forest Lake. Thursday, July 20, 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, July 20, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Inala Hub, 76 Corsair Ave, Inala.

Hot hula fitness®

Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, hot hula fitness provides a total body workout. Core focused, easy to follow moves, suitable for all ages and fitness levels and no equipment is needed. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lelani on 0405 569 094. Meeting point: By the basketball court. Venue: Calamvale District Park, Calamvale. Thursday, July 20, 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. 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, July 20, 2017, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Stretch and tone

Bookings essential. Tone and strengthen overall body and core muscles using park gym equipment, weights and bands with added focus on mat-based stretching to leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Fantastic river views. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book phone Jill at FitLiving on 0431 778 513. Meeting point: Picnic shelter near the river. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Bulimba Riverside Park, Bulimba. Thursday, July 20, 2017, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Lorraine at Precision Pilates on 0438 736 036. Meeting point: Near the playground. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: The Beirne Park, Hendra. Thursday, July 20, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Fun soccer coaching

Bookings essential. Fun, safe, soccer games using balls, goals and cones. This is the perfect mix of fun physical activity and instruction that is sure to please all. Suitable for 5-10 years of age. Age range: Kids. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Bookings essential. To book visit Ginger Sports or for more information phone 3890 3338. Meeting point: Near the scout hall. Requirements: Closed in shoes. Age: 5-10 years. Thursday, July 20, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Drevesan Park, 352 Upper Esplanade, Manly.

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, July 20, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM.

Pilates

Pilates simultaneously strengthens and stretches muscles of the spine, pelvis and abdominals through mat based exercises. Cost: Free. Event type: Fitness & well-being. Bookings: Not required. For more information phone Sharon at Precision Pilates on 0439 996 049. Meeting point: Near the car park. Requirements: Yoga mat or towel. Venue: Decker Park, Brighton. Thursday, July 20, 2017, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.