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New Active & Healthy Program out now

The Active & Healthy Lifestyle Program is a great way to try a new fitness activity or sport, discover our great parks and sporting facilities, and meet new people.

New Active & Healthy Program out now
Discovery in the Gardens

Join us on Saturday 12 August, 10am to 2pm and get your hands dirty with a day of science and gardening at the beautiful Botanic Gardens.

Botanic Gardens
Not sure where to have your wedding?

The Gold Coast has lots of beautiful parks which provide a spectacular setting for your wedding ceremony.

Not sure where to have your wedding?
Broadwater Parklands

Why not bring the family down to the beautiful Broadwater Parklands this weekend? There are plenty of shady spots for a picnic. You can also make use of free barbecue facilities.

Broadwater Parklands

Parks and recreation

The Gold Coast has over 2,314 parks covering 16,474 hectares, almost 700 playgrounds, over 380 barbecues and over 200 sports fields scattered across the City.

Explore the links below to find out more about the many beautiful parks and recreational facilities that are available for our community and visitors to enjoy.

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Kids playing in the park

What's on in Gold Coast parks


Man riding a bike along the esplanade

Sporting equipment laying on the grass

More information

For more information, visit our Commercial fitness training in City parks page.

Find information about the regulations surrounding park use in our Local laws section below.

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