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Make Father’s Day special for your Dad
Thu 11 Jun 2020
We know that this Father’s Day is going to be a bit different this year compared to previous ones, but we have been thinking up some great ways that you can treat your dad come Sunday 21 June. Whether you’re celebrating on the weekend itself, or organising something for you all to look forward to, we have just what you need to show your Dad how special he is in your life.
Derby Active at Home goes from strength to strength
When the Covid-19 pandemic forced the closure of Derby City Council’s sports facilities, Derby City Council’s Derby Active team quickly adapted, transforming their service into Derby Active at Home.
Now the online fitness programme is going from strength to strength, attracting thousands of views since its launch less than three months ago. Originally set up for Derby Active members at no cost, the service is also welcoming many non-members.
RLSS Drowning Prevention Week 12-19 June 2020
We're supporting the Royal Life Saving Society UK Drowning Prevention Week 12-19 June 2020. There is lots of information, advice and downloads, to ensure you and your family are safe near water.
Mental Wellbeing - Take time for you
Mon 8 Jun 2020
Sometimes everyone needs that little bit of support and to be kind to themselves. Here are a few suggestions to support your mental wellbeing.
Thursday Workout Programme
Thu 4 Jun 2020
Join us every Thursday for a new fitness programme to follow at Home.
Myzone Intra Club Challenge
Tue 19 May 2020
Join in the Myzone Challenge! Anyone can join - starts Monday 24th May until the end of June.
New guidelines for enjoying parks
Tue 12 May 2020
Following the Government’s change in guidance, visitors will be able to make more use of Derby’s parks and open spaces from tomorrow, Wednesday 13 May. The Derby Parks team are asking all park users to be considerate and continue to use social distancing to keep themselves and each other safe.
Have Your Say - Help us plan for your return
Mon 4 May 2020
We would like to hear about your activity at home and how it can help shape the programme for your return.
Derby Active staff raise £1,925 for NHS and charities
Tue 28 Apr 2020
Two of Derby Active’s Health and Wellbeing Advisors have smashed their fundraising target to raise £1,925 in a 12-hour static bike challenge to raise money for NHS Charities Together, Treetops Hospice and the Macmillan Unit at Royal Derby Hospital.
The NHS 12 Shift Hour Charity Static Ride
Wed 22 Apr 2020
On Sun 19 Apr from 7am - 7pm, Helen Treece and Steve Summers will be taking part in the NHS 12 Shift Charity Static Ride.
Want to learn a new skill in lockdown? Train to be a Swim Teacher
Thu 16 Apr 2020
Swim Teacher reduced course.
Have an egg-cellent Easter at home with In Derby
Fri 3 Apr 2020
We may all be stuck at home, but In Derby have some egg-cellent activities for families to while away the time. We will be posting on social media each day from Sat 4 Apr to Sun 19 Apr with the activity of the day, so if you want to play along, follow In Derby on Facebook or Twitter. If you want to get a head start and plan your holidays in advance, here is a full list of things to do this Easter!
A poem for our valued Derby Active customers
A poem written by a staff member at Springwood Leisure Centre
FREE Home Cycle Programme with Phil Kilpatrick
Thu 2 Apr 2020
Free 4 week cycle programme, to complete from home.
UPDATE: Whitney - Queen of the Night
Tue 17 Mar 2020
In line with Government guidance we can confirm that Whitney - Queen of the Night at Derby Arena will not be going ahead tomorrow. The event has been re-scheduled for Thursday 8 October 2020 and existing tickets can be transferred for this date. Refunds will also be available and we will be in touch with Derby LIVE customers. For all other customers please contact your ticket provider.
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