Family friendly

Derby Arena near iPro

At the Arena we have a range of activities for you to enjoy as a family.

We know your leisure time is precious and hope that the the variety of activities on offer at the Arena will entice you to spend some of it with us. Whether you want to cycle, work out, play sport, see a show or just enjoy a meal, snack or drink, we aim to cater for the whole family.


Cycle track

Children from age 9 (in a group/school party) can ride the track. 12 year olds can undertake accreditation sessions.


12-16 year olds can use the gym when accompanied by an adult (over the age of 18). Young people would also be restricted to the use of cardio and resistance machines. They would be able to use the free weights area at the age of 16.


Group exercise classes are available to customers aged 14 and over.

Sports courts

Children of any age can play on the sports courts, when accompanied by an adult.


Our Family and Junior Leisure Cards are a great way to make savings as a family. Find out more on our offers page.


The Arena offers the following facilities for families.

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Pushchair storage
  • Bottle warming service at Café 42
  • Kids food & drink at Café 42

Family Arts Standards

We’ve joined up to be part of Family Arts Standards – meaning that we will provide activities that family members can all enjoy together. We’re committed to welcoming families into our venues with helpful friendly staff, good facilities and best of all, considered pricing, to make coming to one of our family friendly events even more enjoyable.

More information can be found on the Family Arts website.