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Programs and activities

A range of programs and activities are on offer across the city.

See the list of headings below for more information.

Active and Healthy

The Active and Healthy Program includes activities specifically for people with a disability. Many are free or low cost.

For more information visit the active and healthy page or phone 07 5667 5972.

Swimming pools

The City operates eight aquatic centres. Each centre has chair lift access into one pool and some centres include ramp access or beach entry to a pool. Palm Beach aquatic centre has a hydrotherapy pool. Concessions are available for eligible pension card holders and carers.

To find out more visit our Aquatic centre pages.

Mobile library


City libraries have a range of assistive and adaptive equipment and a special needs collection, which can assist with the development and rehabilitation of people with medical conditions, injury or disability.

For more information phone the Nerang Branch library on 07 5581 7180 or visit our Library services and collections page.

Car in parking space

Vehicle access to parks for service providers

Organisations that work with people with limited mobility can apply for a permit to drive into our parks, to make access easier. Permits can be obtained for a number of parks with shade, accessible amenities and picnic facilities.

For more information phone 07 5667 5972.

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