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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.
Moorways Run Pass
Fri 16 Apr 2021
Enjoy running, but want somewhere safe to complete
Why not join us at Moorways Stadium on the floodlit
Unlimited use for only £30 for 3 months, 12 months for £110.
Leap into Fitness in Spring 2021
Thu 15 Apr 2021
We have a great offer for new members wanting to join our centres, join now and get your membership for the rest of April for free.
New home and new era for Derbyshire Institute of Sport
A new era has begun for Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS). It has a new home at the iconic Derby Arena and has expanded its operations to work with athletes and team players across the country.
Derby LIVE and events COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information
Thu 8 Apr 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.
New dates for The Hollies and The Lady Boys of Bangkok
New dates have been announced for two shows which were due to take place in Derby - The Lady Boys of Bangkok and The Hollies.
Derby Active COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information
Tue 6 Apr 2021
Updates on all services, outdoor facilities and leisure centres based on most recent COVID-19 (Coronavirus) information and guidance, and advice on staying safe.
Q&A with our Group Exercise Instructor Steve Summers
Thu 1 Apr 2021
Get to know our staff, this month is our Group Exercise Instructor Steve Summer.
Eastenders' Rita Simons to star in Sleeping Beauty
Wed 31 Mar 2021
One of Britain’s best loved TV actresses and former Eastenders icon, Rita Simons, is to star in Derby’s pantomime this year.
Best known for playing Roxy Mitchell in the long-running BBC series, Rita will be taking to the Derby Arena stage as wicked fairy Carabosse in Sleeping Beauty from Fri 10 Dec 2021 to Sat 8 Jan 2022.
YAAS QUEENS! RuPaul's Drag Race Tour is coming to Derby
Mon 29 Mar 2021
Hot on the very high heels of Season 2 of the must-watch TV show, Derby LIVE is delighted to spill the T and announce that the RuPaul’s Drag Race UK: The Official Tour is coming to Derby on Fri 25 Mar 2022 at 7.30pm!
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