Centre activities

Keep your days exciting with activities you love


Imagine starting your day with a fun dance and fitness class, followed by a friendly game of cards and maybe an art class thrown in. All of this—and so much more—is possible at Burnie Brae.

Our revolving door of activities cater to a range of interests, allowing our members to connect with each other and stay active through experiences they really enjoy.

Our classes and activities range in price from $5 to $15 per session and are held in the Burnie Brae Hall.

Check out the weekly timetable below or download here to find an activity you’ll love.



Burnie Brae Hall
60 Kuran Street
Chermside QLD 4032

Aqua Aerobics

Exercise in the water with our Aqua Aerobics classes. Improve your fitness with a great all-over workout without the risk of injury. Run by qualified instructors, this activity is held at the Chermside Pool, beside the Chermside Library.

Chermside Pool
375 Hamilton Road
Chermside QLD 4032

Functional Fitness

This is a specialised fitness class aimed at improving everyday functionality and health including muscular strength and endurance, aerobic fitness, flexibility, balance and coordination.

Matwork Pilates

Clinical Pilates is a form of physical exercise that focuses on posture, core stability, balance, control, strength, flexibility and breathing. The class is conducted by an exercise physiologist at the Burnie Brae Centre.


Increase your awareness of your body and breath while improving your mobility and flexibility. Bring along a mat, blanket or towel. Classes are instructed by Sandi, who has been a yoga practitioner for 35 years.

Qigong (Tai Chi)

This class focuses on slow-flowing, continuous movements and deep breathing to assist in improving balance, strength, coordination, and releasing stress and tension.


This class is an eclectic, contemporary blend of gentle yoga postures. The class will focus on strength, flexibility, breathing, relaxation and generally getting to know the body and learning to be in the body.

Art class

Learn art techniques and develop skills at your own pace in a fun and social group. Everyone is welcome, from beginners to advanced. The class is held weekly in the activity room at Burnie Brae Hall—ask at reception for directions.

Technology training

Learn basic internet and computer skills on your smartphone, tablet or laptop in a fun, friendly and relaxed environment. Our trainers understand your needs, so they can personalise the class to you, no matter your experience level.

Visit our technology training page

Craft Workshops

A Brisbane City Council active and healthy lifestyle program providing art and craft activities, instructed by a qualified craft teacher at $6 per workshop. All materials are supplied. The workshops are held in the activity room at Burnie Brae Hall—ask at reception for directions.


Come and join in this fun jam session, with heaps of great songs, warm-up chord drills, and tips and tricks. You’ll have the opportunity to learn lots of new songs.


Meet each week for a fun two-hour session. Come along and develop your skills in a social and friendly atmosphere. All equipment is supplied. We meet in the activity room at the Burnie Brae Centre—ask at reception for directions.

Indoor Bowls

This is a very popular activity and is held in the main hall at Burnie Brae Centre. New members who have never played are most welcome! All equipment is supplied.

Table Tennis

Table Tennis is a great way to have fun and keep fit at the same time. Come along to this two-hour session played in the main hall at Burnie Brae Centre. All equipment is supplied.


Clogging is a percussive dance style similar to tap dancing, involving dancing to a wide variety of music genres including country, bluegrass, pop, hip hop, and even Latin. Each class starts with 30 minutes of FUNdamentals to prepare any first timers/beginners for a basic class.

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