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Consultation launched about the future of Queen’s Leisure Centre
Thu 22 Jul 2021
Have your say on the future of Queen's Leisure Centre.
Don't snooze - apply now for kids' panto auditions!
Mon 19 Jul 2021
The search is on for talented kids who want to join the cast of Sleeping Beauty, this year’s Derby pantomime.
Family Fun in Derby guide 2021/22
Mon 12 Jul 2021
We're thrilled to let you know about our latest Family Fun in Derby guide for 2021 on Issuu with plenty of events and activities all across the city that we think you might enjoy, especially with half term and Easter coming up! You can read the latest Family Fun in Derby guide on Issuu or download the guide here.
Derby to bid for City of Culture
Tue 6 Jul 2021
Through a city-wide collaboration, effort and focus, Derby has submitted a bid for the City of Culture.
Street of the Week
Sun 4 Jul 2021
If Derby Active chooses your street, then download your FREE 5-day pass to use at Derby Arena, Springwood or Queen's Leisure Centre.
Derby LIVE and events COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information
Fri 2 Jul 2021
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the safety of the public and our staff has been the priority of Derby City Council. Full details of all affected events will be detailed here.
Professor Brian Cox tour postponed until 2022
Professor Brian Cox’s Horizons show, due to visit Derby Arena in October, has been postponed until Autumn 2022.
Join for £15 this June
Fri 28 May 2021
Don't miss out on our brilliant offer this June!
Queen's Leisure Centre - Rapid Asymptomatic Testing Centre
Tue 25 May 2021
Get a rapid test for COVID at Queen's Leisure Centre
Meet Lou Newton, Derby Arena's Group Exercise Coordinator
Wed 12 May 2021
Our popular group exercise programme at Derby Arena has the amazing Lou Newton at the helm, as the Group Exercise Coordinator.
Let's find out a bit more about her:
"Hi, my name’s Lou and I have b...
Top tips on connecting with nature to improve your mental health
Mon 10 May 2021
As this is Mental Health Awareness Week, and the theme is nature, here are a few tips to help you connect with nature in Derby Parks and open spaces.
Swim England stresses the importance of learning to swim
Thu 6 May 2021
Swim England highlight the importance of learning to swim, and the lost opportunities over the past 12 months.
May 1 day Gym Pass
Fri 30 Apr 2021
We're offering you the chance to train with us for for free! Come along and try a Derby Active gym session, T&Cs apply.
MZ-Switch by Myzone
Wed 28 Apr 2021
Introducing MZ-Switch by Myzone the worlds first interchangeable heart rate monitor for gym, outdoors or in water.
May Health & Fitness Challenge
Join us this May with our new health and fitness challenge.
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Information relating to Coronavirus
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