Broadwater Parklands October 2021

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October 2021 Broadwater Parklands Calendar of events GC Aqua Park A giant inflatable water park right on the beautiful Broadwater. Race your friends across 600 metres of awesome aqua park obstacles. Slide down to GC Aqua Park today for a dip and some laughs! Book your birthday party or work team building event. School and sports groups are welcome. Plenty of fun for everyone. Minimum age is five years, children under 10 must be accompanied by a paying adult/responsible person. Date: Everyday Time: 9am – 5pm Location: By the swimming enclosure Contact: gcaquapark.com.au Cost: Various The Big Wedgie The world’s TALLEST and most EXTREME inflatable waterslide – and we even have the world record to prove it! Standing at a whopping 18.2m tall and 82m long, experience the awesome 55-degree slope… Your stomach gets left at the top – and so do your bather bottoms! The Big Wedgie is also a 4-lane racer, so you can have a blast rocketing down the steep slope racing your mates at the same time! Date: Saturday 18 September to Monday 4 October Time: From 9am – 5pm Location: The Southern Lawn Contact: www.thebigwedgie.com.au Cost: Various Movies Under the Stars: The Croods - A New Age What better way to spend an evening than outdoors watching a movie under the stars! Gather your picnic blanket, family and friends and enjoy the first movie of the season - The Croods - A New Age. Date: Friday 1 October Time: From 7pm Location: The Great Lawn Contact: Wet Weather Hotline 07 5581 7016 Cost: Free Bubble Play Come along and have fun creating the biggest bubbles you’ve ever seen! Date: Saturday 2 October Time: 11am – 3pm Location: Beside the Bouncy Pillow Cost: Free Gold Coast Navratri Raas Garba 2021 Navratri Garba Night will showcase a special type of dance originating from Gujrat in India. Come down and check out the performances, live music and food stalls. Date: Saturday 2 October Time: 6pm - 10pm Location: The Great Lawn Contact: 0450 569 896 Cost: $10 Springtime Crafts Come down to Broadwater Parklands and get your craft on! With a range of spring themed crafts like sun catchers, wood crafts and plaster sun crafts, it will keep you occupied for hours! Suitable for ages 3+. Date: Sunday 3 October Time: 10am – 2pm Location: Beside the Bouncy Pillow Cost: Free Hip Hop Dance Class This hip hop class will focus on the foundational moves and techniques while emphasising the connection to the music that hip hop is all about. No previous experience required. Date: Saturday 9 October Time: 11am and 12pm Location: The Porch Stage Cost: Free Circus Workshop If you have ever wanted to learn how to juggle then this is the workshop for you! Learn new skills like spinning plates, hula hoops and flower sticks! Date: Sunday 10 October Time: 11am – 3pm Location: Beside the Bouncy Pillow Cost: Free Gold Coast Diwali Festival of Lights Diwali Mela – Festival of Lights showcases Indian culture with food trucks, Indian inspired clothing/homewares stalls, cultural performances and fireworks. The festival is a boost to local businesses, uplifts the spirits and promotes cultural harmony among the Gold Coast community. Date: Sunday 10 October Time: 4pm – 8pm Location: The Great Lawn Contact: 0450 569 896 Cost: Free Plant your own Seedlings Plant your own seedlings to take home. An educational and interesting way for children to discover the natural world of nature, nutrition and environment. Date: Saturday 16 October Time: 10am – 2pm Location: Beside the Bouncy Pillow Cost: Free Downer Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge Join thousands of riders as they pedal 100km from Brisbane to Broadwater Parklands. Date: Sunday 17 October Time: 7am – 1pm Location: Fisherman’s Lawn Contact: [email protected] Cost: Various Wild Rangers Calling all wildlife warriors! Come and check out our interactive display of native wildlife such as lizards, frogs, invertebrates, birds and snakes. Date: Sunday 17 October Time: 10am – 2pm Location: Beside the Bouncy Pillow Cost: Free COVID Safe Practices These activations will be delivered in line with the industry safe plan.

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Broadwater Parklands Calendar of events
GC Aqua Park A giant inflatable water park right on the beautiful Broadwater. Race your friends across 600 metres of awesome aqua park obstacles. Slide down to GC Aqua Park today for a dip and some laughs! Book your birthday party or work team building event. School and sports groups are welcome. Plenty of fun for everyone. Minimum age is five years, children under 10 must be accompanied by a paying adult/responsible person. Date: Everyday Time: 9am – 5pm Location: By the swimming enclosure Contact: gcaquapark.com.au Cost: Various
The Big Wedgie The world’s TALLEST and most EXTREME inflatable waterslide – and we even have the world record to prove it! Standing at a whopping 18.2m tall and 82m long, experience the awesome 55-degree slope… Your stomach gets left at the top – and so do your bather bottoms! The Big Wedgie is also a 4-lane racer, so you can have a blast rocketing down the steep slope racing your mates at the same time! Date: Saturday 18 September to
Monday 4 October Time: From 9am – 5pm Location: The Southern Lawn Contact: www.thebigwedgie.com.au Cost: Various
Movies Under the Stars: The Croods - A New Age What better way to spend an evening than outdoors watching a movie under the stars! Gather your picnic blanket, family and friends and enjoy the first movie of the season - The Croods - A New Age. Date: Friday 1 October Time: From 7pm Location: The Great Lawn Contact: Wet Weather Hotline 07 5581 7016 Cost: Free
Bubble Play Come along and have fun creating the biggest bubbles you’ve ever seen! Date: Saturday 2 October Time: 11am – 3pm Location: Beside the Bouncy Pillow Cost: Free
Gold Coast Navratri Raas Garba 2021 Navratri Garba Night will showcase a special type of dance originating from Gujrat in India. Come down and check out the performances, live music and food stalls. Date: Saturday 2 October Time: 6pm - 10pm Location: The Great Lawn Contact: 0450 569 896 Cost: $10
Springtime Crafts Come down to Broadwater Parklands and get your craft on! With a range of spring themed crafts like sun catchers, wood crafts and plaster sun crafts, it will keep you occupied for hours! Suitable for ages 3+. Date: Sunday 3 October Time: 10am – 2pm Location: Beside the Bouncy Pillow Cost: Free
Hip Hop Dance Class This hip hop class will focus on the foundational moves and techniques while emphasising the connection to the music that hip hop is all about. No previous experience required. Date: Saturday 9 October Time: 11am and 12pm Location: The Porch Stage Cost: Free
Circus Workshop If you have ever wanted to learn how to juggle then this is the workshop for you! Learn new skills like spinning plates, hula hoops and flower sticks! Date: Sunday 10 October Time: 11am – 3pm Location: Beside the Bouncy Pillow Cost: Free
Gold Coast Diwali Festival of Lights Diwali Mela – Festival of Lights showcases Indian culture with food trucks, Indian inspired clothing/homewares stalls, cultural performances and fireworks. The festival is a boost to local businesses, uplifts the spirits and promotes cultural harmony among the Gold Coast community. Date: Sunday 10 October Time: 4pm – 8pm Location: The Great Lawn Contact: 0450 569 896 Cost: Free
Plant your own Seedlings Plant your own seedlings to take home. An educational and interesting way for children to discover the natural world of nature, nutrition and environment. Date: Saturday 16 October Time: 10am – 2pm Location: Beside the Bouncy Pillow Cost: Free
Downer Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge Join thousands of riders as they pedal 100km from Brisbane to Broadwater Parklands. Date: Sunday 17 October Time: 7am – 1pm Location: Fisherman’s Lawn Contact: [email protected] Cost: Various
Wild Rangers Calling all wildlife warriors! Come and check out our interactive display of native wildlife such as lizards, frogs, invertebrates, birds and snakes. Date: Sunday 17 October Time: 10am – 2pm Location: Beside the Bouncy Pillow Cost: Free
COVID Safe Practices These activations will be delivered in line with the industry safe plan.
Calendar of events Broadwater Parklands
Rockpools opening hours 1 October to 31 October: 8am – 5pm
Closed Tuesdays until 11am
Hours may change due to weather conditions.
Gold Coast Aquatic Centre opening hours Weekdays: 5am – 8pm Saturdays: 6am – 5pm Sundays: 7am – 4pm Public Holidays: 7am – 4pm
Getting there and parking Why not catch the G:Link, catch the HOPO or even cycle to Broadwater Parklands.
Limited parking is available onsite, additional parking available at Carey Park.
Broadwater Parklands – Marine Parade, Southport.
For further information call 1300 GOLDCOAST or visit cityofgoldcoast.com.au/ broadwaterparklands
Party spaces available for hire Whether it’s a first birthday party, a corporate function or just a family get-together, Broadwater Parklands offers 14 different BBQ areas catering for various size groups.
These BBQ areas can now be hired to give you the peace of mind of having an area reserved in advance. For prices and further information call: 07 5581 1615.
Dining Options The Fish Shak: This eatery offers only the best locally caught fresh seafood, straight from the trawler to your plate. Dine in or grab some fish and chips for a picnic in the park. Open every day from 11am.
Contact: 07 5532 0109 Email: [email protected]
Shak Espresso: This espresso and ice cream bar offers freshly-made barista coffee using a unique blend of Piazza Doro beans. Shak Espresso is open seven days a week from 8am.
Contact: 07 5532 0109 Email: [email protected]
Café Catalina: This café offers indoor/outdoor casual dining with a fresh modern Australian menu. The kitchen serves breakfast and lunch all week, and dinner on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.
Contact: 07 5571 0930
Walk Together Walk Together is Welcoming Australia’s annual national celebration of Australia’s diversity, designed as a tangible expression of the welcoming, fair and compassionate society we are committed to building. Come along for a walk with a difference - learning culture, playing music and sports, eating together and joining together as an inclusive community. Everyone is welcome! Date: Saturday 23 October Time: 10am – 12pm Location: The Great Lawn Contact: 0409 322 645 Cost: Free
Salsa in the Park If you love salsa, bachata, cha cha or merengue, chances are you will love this free workshop. The session caters for beginners right through to advanced dancers. Date: Sunday 24 October Time: 3pm – 6pm Location: The Northern Pavilion Contact: 0413 595 275 Cost: Free
Colourful Minds Workshop Colourful Minds is a creative and vivid art experience for children aged 4+. Each child will have their own easel and paints, and can choose an educational stencil as well as open-framed posters to allow for free creative expression Date: Sunday 31 October Time: 10am – 2pm Location: Beside the Bouncy Pillow Cost: Free
Gold Coast Chinese Cultural Festival The Gold Coast Chinese Cultural Festival is a grand celebration of Chinese culture. There will be more than 10 artistic groups and nearly 100 actors and staff from local Chinese and multicultural communities to participate in this event and give truly impressive performances including singing, dancing, traditional instruments and other performances. There will also be food and craft stalls for you to experience the Chinese culture.
Date: Sunday 31 October Time: 11am – 4pm Location: The Great Lawn Contact: 0413 226 880 Cost: Free
Active and Healthy SwingFit Swing Fit is about having fun while getting fit. Activating the mind and the body, improving co-ordination and balance. Swing Fit is a choreographed series of jazz and swing dance steps done to the fabulous sounds of big bands, jazz, neo swing and modern swinging sounds to keep you smiling while you are working at it all! Date/time: Mondays & Fridays at 7am Wednesdays at 6pm Location: The Northern Pavilion Contact: 0408 306 560
Cost: $5
Active and Healthy ParkFit This progressive fitness and strength class using the outdoor gym located at Broadwater Parklands will get you fitter and stronger in no time. It includes a combination of strength, functional fitness and cardio training, tailored to your ability level. Date: Tuesdays Time: 6am – 7am Location: Outdoor gym equipment near the Old Bathing Pavilion Contact: 0422 220 468 Cost: $4
Active & Healthy Yoga These classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace.
Date: Every Tuesday Time: 6.30am – 7.30am Location: The Northern Pavilion Contact: 0403 643 601 Cost: Free
Active & Healthy MatureFit These classes combine education and exercise in a progressive approach to improve balance, flexibility, strength, and coordination. Aids such as chairs and bars
may be incorporated if required. The class is suitable for those wanting to maintain independence and enhance their wellbeing and provide structured exercises for seniors with chronic health conditions or mobility concerns.
Date: Wednesdays Time: 10am – 11am Location: The Northern Pavilion Contact: 0418 189 389 Cost: $5
Active & Healthy Tai Chi Enjoy peaceful exercise and build your strength and health in these easy to follow classes suitable for all ages and abilities. Date: Every Saturday Time: 8am – 9am Location: Casuarina Grove Contact: 0432 951 228 Cost: Free
Active & Healthy Zumba Zumba Gold is an hour-long class for active older adults who are looking for a modified, low impact, Zumba class that re-creates the original moves you love but at a lower-intensity. The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. Each class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance. Date: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays – Saturdays. Time: 10am Location: The Northern Pavilion Contact: 0423 083 939 Cost: $5
Southport Runners & Walkers Club We aim to promote a fun and friendly environment for runners and walkers. Be it beginners, competitive or just seeking a social outing. Our goal is to promote health and fitness within the community. At the weekly meeting you can enjoy a fruit platter and drink plus the occasional BBQ. Date: Every Sunday Time: From 6.30am Location: Old Bathing Pavilion Contact: [email protected] Cost: Gold Coin donation
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