Sunshine Coast Council looks after our community’s beaches, parks, playgrounds, waste disposal, building applications, libraries, roads, suburban improvement programs, swimming pools, venues and much more – visit our website for a comprehensive listing of all our services.
Also on our website, you’ll find fun activities and great ideas to keep the kids entertained. Whether you’re looking for indoor or outdoor, beach or the hinterland – there’s plenty on offer for all ages right across the Sunshine Coast.
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Walk, ride or paddle with Adventure Sunshine Coast
Head to adventure.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au to find your next outdoor adventure. The site showcases more than 150 free, self-guided walking, cycling, mountain biking, horse riding and canoeing trails right across the Sunshine Coast. Helpful trail descriptions, lengths and photos will assist you in choosing the right trail for your ability and fitness level for both you and the kids
School holiday activities
Council offers a fantastic range of free or low-cost school holiday activities at some of our venues, including libraries, the Maroochy Bushland Botanic Gardens and the Caloundra Regional Gallery. Select the school holiday activities category on our events calendar to book.
Beaches, park and playgrounds
Take the kids for a play or enjoy a barbeque in one of the Sunshine Coast’s beautiful parks or playgrounds. Search the Beaches and Parks Directory on Sunshine Coast Council’s website for a list of all region’s parks, with their locations and facilities plus some great photos.
Things to do with kids
The Sunshine Coast regularly hosts major sporting, lifestyle and music events. Council, in partnership with the community, also hosts a number of events such as Christmas festivities and New Year’s Eve at Mooloolaba. Search for a kid-friendly event near you now.