Holiday activities

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The school holidays offer plenty of opportunities for the kids to enjoy a variety of activities across our facilities, guranteed to keep everybody happy.

Take a look at our timetable below or our Family Fun in Derby guide to find out more about what's happening.

Upcoming school holiday programmes

Sat 21 Jul - Sun 2 Sep

Sat 27 Oct - Sun 4 Nov

How to book

Springwood Leisure Centre - visit us or call 01332 664433
Queen's Leisure Centre  - visit us or call 01332 641444
Derby Arena  - visit us or call 01332 640011 
Guildhall Theatre - derbylive.co.uk, call 01332 255800 or visit us at the Sales & Information Centre on the Market Place

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Time Session Location
8am - 6pm Tennis Court Markeaton Park £5 Mon - Fri, £7.20 Sat & Sun - see website for FREE courts
9am - 12noon Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
9am - 1pm Sports Pitches available to hire Moorways Stadium Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
9am - 11:30am Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena Gym
10am - 2pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
10am - 2:30pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
10am - 4pm Markeaton Park Pitch and Putt & Footgolf Markeaton Park Near Sports Courts, access from A52 Car park
10am - 4pm Markeaton Park - Mundy Play Area paid actvities Markeaton Park Crazy golf, canoes, boats, Carousel, bungee trampolines, donkeys
10:30am - 1pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre Gym
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre Gym
2pm - 7pm Sports Pitches available to hire Springwood Leisure Centre Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
2pm - 4pm Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
2:30pm - 3:30pm Pool Party Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
2:30pm - 3:30pm Atlantis Splash Run Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
3:45pm - 4:45pm Atlantis Splash Run Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
Time Session Location
8am - 6pm Tennis Court Markeaton Park £5 Mon - Fri, £7.20 Sat & Sun - see website for FREE courts
9am - 12noon Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
9am - 1pm Sports Pitches available to hire Moorways Stadium Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
9am - 11:30am Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena Gym
10am - 2pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
10am - 2:30pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
10am - 4pm Markeaton Park Pitch and Putt & Footgolf Markeaton Park Near Sports Courts, access from A52 Car park
10am - 4pm Markeaton Park - Mundy Play Area paid actvities Markeaton Park Crazy golf, canoes, boats, Carousel, bungee trampolines, donkeys
10:30am - 1pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre Gym
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre Gym
2pm - 7pm Sports Pitches available to hire Springwood Leisure Centre Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
2pm - 4pm Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
2:30pm - 3:30pm Atlantis Splash Run Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
2:30pm - 3:30pm Pool Party Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
3:45pm - 4:45pm Atlantis Splash Run Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
Time Session Location
8am - 6pm Tennis Court Markeaton Park £5 Mon - Fri, £7.20 Sat & Sun - see website for FREE courts
9am - 12noon Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
9am - 1pm Sports Pitches available to hire Moorways Stadium Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
9am - 11:30am Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena Gym
10am - 4pm Markeaton Park - Mundy Play Area paid actvities Markeaton Park Crazy golf, canoes, boats, Carousel, bungee trampolines, donkeys
10am - 2:30pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
10am - 2pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
10am - 4pm Markeaton Park Pitch and Putt & Footgolf Markeaton Park Near Sports Courts, access from A52 Car park
10:30am - 1pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre Gym
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre Gym
2pm - 7pm Sports Pitches available to hire Springwood Leisure Centre Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
2pm - 4pm Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
2:30pm - 3:30pm Atlantis Splash Run Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
2:30pm - 3:30pm Pool Party Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
3:45pm - 4:45pm Atlantis Splash Run Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
Time Session Location
9am - 1pm Sports Pitches available to hire Moorways Stadium Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
9am - 12noon Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
10am - 2:30pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
10:30am - 1pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
2pm - 4pm Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
2pm - 7pm Sports Pitches available to hire Springwood Leisure Centre Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
2:30pm - 3:30pm Pool Party Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
Time Session Location
9am - 1pm Sports Pitches available to hire Moorways Stadium Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
9am - 12noon Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
10am - 2:30pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
10:30am - 1pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
2pm - 4pm Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
2pm - 7pm Sports Pitches available to hire Springwood Leisure Centre Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
2:30pm - 3:30pm Pool Party Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
Time Session Location
9am - 1pm Sports Pitches available to hire Moorways Stadium Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
9am - 12noon Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
10am - 2:30pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
10:30am - 1pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
2pm - 4pm Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
2pm - 7pm Sports Pitches available to hire Springwood Leisure Centre Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
2:30pm - 3:30pm Pool Party Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
Time Session Location
9am - 1pm Sports Pitches available to hire Moorways Stadium Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
9am - 12noon Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
10am - 2:30pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
10:30am - 1pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
2pm - 4pm Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
2pm - 7pm Sports Pitches available to hire Springwood Leisure Centre Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
2:30pm - 3:30pm Pool Party Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
Time Session Location
9am - 12noon Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
10am - 2:30pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
10:30am - 1pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
2pm - 4pm Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
2:30pm - 3:30pm Pool Party Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
Time Session Location
9am - 12noon Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
10am - 2:30pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
10:30am - 1pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
2pm - 4pm Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
2:30pm - 3:30pm Pool Party Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
Time Session Location
9am - 12noon Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
10am - 2:30pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
10:30am - 1pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
2pm - 4pm Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
2:30pm - 3:30pm Pool Party Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
Time Session Location
9am - 12noon Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
10am - 2:30pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
10am - 4pm Markeaton Park - Mundy Play Area paid actvities Markeaton Park Crazy golf, canoes, boats, Carousel, bungee trampolines, donkeys
2pm - 4pm Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
2:30pm - 3:30pm Pool Party Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
Time Session Location
9am - 12noon Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
10am - 2:30pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
10am - 4pm Markeaton Park - Mundy Play Area paid actvities Markeaton Park Crazy golf, canoes, boats, Carousel, bungee trampolines, donkeys
11:30am - 4pm Designasaur Workshop Markeaton Park Community Room
2pm - 4pm Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
2:30pm - 3:30pm Pool Party Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
Time Session Location
9am - 12noon Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
10am - 2:30pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
10:30am - 1pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
2pm - 4pm Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
2:30pm - 3:30pm Pool Party Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
Time Session Location
9am - 12noon Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
10am - 2:30pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
10:30am - 1pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
2pm - 4pm Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
2:30pm - 3:30pm Pool Party Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
Time Session Location
9am - 12noon Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
10am - 2:30pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
10:30am - 1pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
2pm - 4pm Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
2:30pm - 3:30pm Pool Party Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
Time Session Location
9am - 12noon Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
10am - 2:30pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
10:30am - 1pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
11am - 5pm Family Festivities Markeaton Park festive rides and food, choirs, brass bands, Christmas activities and much more!
11am - 8pm The Cathedral Quarter 3AAA Christmas Ice Rink Derby Market Place
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
2pm - 4pm Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
2:30pm - 3:30pm Pool Party Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
Time Session Location
12:05am - 11:55pm Jack &The Beanstalk Derby Arena Click through to see times of performances
12:05am - 11:55pm The Dinosaur Who Came For Christmas Guildhall Theatre Click through to see times of performances
9am - 12noon Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
10am - 2:30pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
10:30am - 1pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
11am - 8pm The Cathedral Quarter 3AAA Christmas Ice Rink Derby Market Place
11am - 5pm Family Festivities Markeaton Park festive rides and food, choirs, brass bands, Christmas activities and much more!
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
2pm - 4pm Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
2:30pm - 3:30pm Pool Party Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
Time Session Location
12:05am - 11:55pm The Dinosaur Who Came For Christmas Guildhall Theatre Click through to see times of performances
12:05am - 11:55pm Jack &The Beanstalk Derby Arena Click through to see times of performances
9am - 12noon Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
10am - 2:30pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
10:30am - 1pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
11am - 8pm The Cathedral Quarter 3AAA Christmas Ice Rink Derby Market Place
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
12noon - 2:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
2pm - 4pm Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
2:30pm - 3:30pm Pool Party Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
Time Session Location
12:05am - 11:55pm The Dinosaur Who Came For Christmas Guildhall Theatre Click through to see times of performances
12:05am - 11:55pm Jack &The Beanstalk Derby Arena Click through to see times of performances
9am - 12noon Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
10am - 2:30pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
11am - 8pm The Cathedral Quarter 3AAA Christmas Ice Rink Derby Market Place
2pm - 4pm Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
2:30pm - 3:30pm Pool Party Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
Time Session Location
12:05am - 11:55pm The Dinosaur Who Came For Christmas Guildhall Theatre Click through to see times of performances
12:05am - 11:55pm Jack &The Beanstalk Derby Arena Click through to see times of performances
9am - 12noon Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
10am - 2:30pm Public Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Family Pool
11am - 8pm The Cathedral Quarter 3AAA Christmas Ice Rink Derby Market Place
2pm - 4pm Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
2:30pm - 3:30pm Pool Party Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool

Family Fun in Derby

Derby City Council works in partnership with Lonsdale and Gayton Swimming Pool. Find out about the summer Lonsdale programme here and the Gayton programme here

Gayton Pool in Gayton Avenue, Littleover, has a special school holidays' timetable - packed with loads of opportunities for children and adults alike to enjoy swimming this summer.

As well as the current programme of Ladies’ Only and Aquafit classes, there are extra adult swim and family sessions throughout August.

For timetable information, please visit www.gaytonpool.org.uk