Derby Arena Open Day

Derby Arena Open Day

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Sat 2 Sept, 10am to 4pm

FREE More price information

About the event

Enjoy FREE activities at Derby Arena.

Come along and find out what's inside Derby Arena.
See for yourself that we are more than a velodrome!

This FREE open day has a great programme for everyone to enjoy.

Activity programme

10am to 11am Glow with the flow Enjoy a variety of sports in the dark with glow sticks & equipment. 
Including Clubbercise and racket sports. While our experienced group of track cyclists give a visual display of cycling with lights!  
Sports Courts
10am to 10.45am Glow with the flow - Wattbikes

Enjoy a Wattbike session in the middle of the track centre, disco lights and music - this will be one fun workout.

Cycle D
11am to 12 noon  Class 


Sports Courts 
11am to 4pm 'Try it' sports 

Come along and try a variety of sports, including badminton, netball, basketball, futsal and the NEW sport pickleball

Sports Courts
11am to 4pm 

Wattbike vs Track - who will win!

Come and have a go on our watt bikes to see if you can complete 250m quicker than the track cyclists can do it on track! Winner across the day wins a Derby Arena goody bag!

Cycle D
11.30am to 2pm

Track Cycling taster sessions

Have a 30 minute taster of track cycling to see what all the buzz is about! Booking in advance recommended - don't miss out book now!

Cycle Track
12 noon to 12.45pm

Group exercise Class 

Body Pump

Sports Courts
12 noon to 1pm 

Futsal League  
Derby vs Forest  

Watch the Derby County Legends vs Nottingham County Legends Futsal game.

Sports Courts 
1pmto 1.45pm Group exercise Class Body Attack Express Sports Courts
2pm to 4pm Para Cycling Showcase See a showcase of disability track cycling on a range of adapted bikes and tandems. If you have a disability and would like to access the session contact Phil Kilpatrick at Derby Arena 01332 640011 Cycle track

2pm to 2.45pm

Group exercise Class Body Combat Express  Sports Courts
  • Visit the Gym - Take a tour around our fantastic gym with state of the art Technogym equipment. Why not bring your gym kit and have a go, chat with our instructors who can help on training advise and support you on your fitness journey.  

  • Try out our fitness class programme - bring your kit and take part! Classes include Clubbercise, Body Combat, Zumba, Body Attack, plus sessions on our Wattbikes in the centre of the cycle track.  

  • Tours of Derby Arena - have you always wanted to know what is in the big gold building on Pride Park? Well join us on a tour of the building where our tour guides will provide facts and information about the design, events and the story of how this amazing piece of architecture has developed. 

  • Children's activities  - we would love to see families joining us at our open day. Have a go at racket sports, ride the track or use the gym if your 12 years and over,  have your face painted and more...

  • Track try it session - Always wanted to ride the track? Well now's your chance! We will be offering try it sessions throughout the open day, come along in trainers and comfortable clothes to ride the 42° track. Book your session in advance to avoid disappointment.
  • Did you know we have a Cafe at Derby Arena.  Our Cafe 42 is named after track incline, and offers a fantastic range of hot and cold food and drinks. Our drinks are Costa Coffee and we have deals of the day to tempt you.

Some sessions may have limited availability, so we advise to book fitness classes, track cycling and tours in advance. 

To book call 01332 640011 or email

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