About Active & Healthy


Active people live longer and live better, that's why we encourage our community to move more.

Across the Gold Coast, government agencies, not-for-profits and local businesses are working together to create programs and initiatives to encourage participation in physical activity and sport.

Our Active & Healthy Lifestyle Program aims to create a city where an active lifestyle is normal; where all residents and visitors – regardless of age or ability – can easily participate in regular physical activity.

The program offers over 200 free and low-cost weekly activities in parks and community facilities across the city. We also have a jam-packed holiday program that runs for 12 weeks of the year.

Working in partnership with the local industry, we provide accessible services that encourage physical activity. This contributes to a happier, healthier and more connected Gold Coast.

Together we can be Active & Healthy

Being more active can have a profoundly positive impact on your physical and mental wellbeing – it relieves stress, improves memory, helps you sleep better, and boosts your overall mood – and you don’t have to be a fitness fanatic to reap the benefits.

This year our focus is on encouraging connections, with the program offering a large variety of opportunities that can inspire you and those within your community to be more active every day.

Active & Healthy Lifestyle Guide

The 2022–23 Active & Healthy Lifestyle Program offers affordable activities delivered by qualified and supportive professionals.

Download the Active & Healthy Lifestyle guide 2022–23(PDF, 11MB)

If you or your organisation would like to receive printed copies of the guide please contact us at activehealthygc@goldcoast.qld.gov.au.

Partner with us

Are you passionate about helping the community? Do you want to deliver activities that make a difference to the health and wellbeing of Gold Coasters? Then we want you!

Partner with us and together we can make the Gold Coast Australia's most active city.

If you're a qualified fitness and wellness professional based on the Gold Coast, see how you can get involved by becoming an Active & Healthy partner.

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If you have participated in an Active & Healthy activity, we would appreciate your feedback. Please have your say.

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