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Broadwater Parklands

The Gold Coast's world class Broadwater Parklands offers a range of diverse locations and facilities for hire, designed for everything from large events to small picnics.

Broadwater Parklands events

There is always something happening at the Broadwater Parklands. Events below marked with an asterisk (*) are free. In addition to the events listed here, there are several Active & Healthy events for you to take part in on a weekly basis.

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Challenge Master PB workshop*

A variety of challenges which test hand eye coordination and physical abilities.

  • Date: Saturday 4 March
  • Time: 10am – 2pm
  • Location: Next to the bouncy pillow

Monster Truck rides

Ride the Captain Koala monster truck around the park as a fundraiser for charity.

  • Date: Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 March
  • Time: 10am – 4pm
  • Location: The Southern Lawn
  • Cost: $10
  • Contact: 5660 6205

Wild Rangers*

Get close and personal with lizards, snakes and even a crocodile.

  • Date: Saturday 11 March
  • Time: 10am – 2pm
  • Location: Next to the bouncy pillow

Salsa in the Park*

This workshop caters for beginner’s right through to advanced dancers.

  • Date: Sunday 12 March
  • Time: 3pm – 6pm
  • Location: The Porch Stage
  • Contact: 0413 595 275

Pedal Car Rides*

Cruise around the Great Lawn on the coolest pedal cars around.

  • Date: Saturday 18 March
  • Time: 10am – 3pm
  • Location: The Great Lawn

Giant Inflatable Maze*

This inflatable maze is a test of your strength and memory.

  • Date: Sunday 19 March
  • Time: 10am – 2pm
  • Location: The Great Lawn

Outdoor Movie Night – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles*

Kick back under the stars with the family and enjoy a great movie. Bring a blanket and a picnic or enjoy some of the food available on the night.

  • Date: Saturday 25 March
  • Time: 7pm
  • Location: The Great Lawn
  • Contact: Wet Weather Hotline - 07 5581 7016

Grass Head workshop*

Learn how to make your own grass people.

  • Date: Sunday 26 March
  • Time: 9am – 1pm
  • Location: Next to the bouncy pillow

Gold Coast Ramble

The Gold Coast Ramble combines the adventure of a treasure hunt with the fun of an amazing race.

Aquasplash Inflatable Water Park

Aquasplash is a giant inflatable obstacle course on the Broadwater featuring trampolines, slides, swings, bouncing pillows, log roll spinners, giant icebergs and much more!

  • Date: Everyday
  • Time: 7am – 6pm
  • Location: By the swimming enclosure
  • Cost: $13 - $16
  • Contact: 07 5606 6866

Share, Talk and Read with City Libraries*

Open to parents and carers with children 0 – 5 years.

  • Date: Mondays
  • Time: 9.30am – 11am
  • Location: Playground by Rockpools

Stand up Paddling for Beginners

Learn the art of stand up paddling with this introductory beach instruction and water demonstration followed by free time to practice.

  • Date: Mondays
  • Time: 9am – 1pm (30min sessions)
  • Location: Meet in front of the Chapel
  • Cost: $10 – Bookings required
  • Contact: 0413 420 599

Heart Foundation Group Walk*

Walking is a fun and a cheap way to keep active and fit. There are more than 30 free weekly walks offered across our city.

  • Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Time: Tuesdays – 5.15pm
    Thursdays – 6.30am and 5.15pm
  • Location: Meet outside the Rockpools
  • Contact: 0419 980 514

Organic Sound Meditation

This meditation class includes vibrational sound and human voice with sound bath meditation.

  • Date: Thursday 23 February
  • Time: 7pm
  • Location: Northern Pavilion
  • Cost: $15
  • Contact: 0438 596 242


This all-over body workout is suitable for all skill levels.

  • Date: Wednesdays
  • Time: 7.30am
  • Location: In front of the Porch
  • Cost: By donation
  • Contact: 0404 798 007

Walk and Chill*

Enjoy a relaxed walk and maybe make some new like-minded friends.

  • Date: Wednesdays
  • Time: 2pm
  • Location: Meet at the Porch
  • Contact: 0422 220 468

Active and Healthy Mums and Bubs

Enjoy a relaxed walk and maybe make some new like-minded friends.

  • Date: Fridays
  • Time: 9.15am
  • Location: Meet at the Rockpools
  • Cost: $3
  • Contact: 07 5525 1110

Tai Chi*

Tai Chi is a series of slow, gentle and tranquil movements to help promote harmony, improve mobility and awareness.

  • Date: Saturdays
  • Time: 8am
  • Location: Sculpture Walk / next to The Great Lawn
  • Contact: 0468 485 097


This class is to cater for all skill levels and ages.

  • Date: Saturdays
  • Time: 8am
  • Location: Meet at the Porch
  • Cost: By donation
  • Contact: 0404 798 007

*Free activity
Limited parking is available onsite, additional parking at Carey Park or catch the G:link.

Rockpools Opening Hours
1 February – 31 March : 8am – 6pm
Closed Tuesdays until 12pm

Gold Coast Aquatic Centre Opening Hours
Weekdays: 5am – 8pm
Saturdays: 6am – 5pm
Sundays: 7am – 4pm

Hours may change due to weather conditions.

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