Derby Arena reception

Our noticeboard is the place for regular users of the Arena to find out about programme changes, updates on track cycling, classes and more... 


18 Jul 2021

Leisure facilities and lockers

Lockers are now in use, please bring a padlock.

Changing rooms can be used before and after sessions.

6 Apr 2021

Derby Active COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

Following the recent Government announcement, we’re delighted to say that we will be reopening our gyms and swimming pools on Monday 12 April. Visit Welcome Back to Derby Active Facilities for details. Remember to book your gym session or swim up to 14 days in advance. 

Find out more including FAQs and Direct Debit information on our COVID-19 updates page.

19 Jan 2021

Derby Arena Covid-19 Vaccination Centre

Derby Arena is a Covid-19 Vaccination Centre working alongside the NHS to help vaccinate people within the region against this unprecedented virus.

Please visit our information page here, to support you during your visit to Derby Arena for your vaccination.

16 Jul 2020

Sales and Information Centre COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

The In Derby Sales and Information Centre at Riverside Chambers, Full Street, Derby, is closed to the public. This is to protect staff and members of the public as the situation with the COVID-19 virus means that we all have to take greater social distancing measures.

Our Sales and Information Centre phone line on 01332 255800 is open from 11:30am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.

You can contact us by email at or

12 May 2020

Derby LIVE and events COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the safety of the public and our staff has been the priority of Derby City Council. It is with regret that we are now announcing that all outdoor events, and events at Derby Arena and other venues, will not be running until at least the end of August.

We are working with event organisers to postpone as many as possible, and to reschedule new dates as soon as we can. We will update a list here when new information becomes available.

For ticketed events, Derby LIVE customers will be contacted about refunds and potential future dates.


16 Jun 2020

Derby Arena car parking

Parking is available FREE of charge for Derby Arena visitors for the first 3 hours, a fee of £3 will applies thereafter. 

Customers using Derby Arena will be asked to put their car registration details into a display screen on entering the building, to provide the 3 hour free parking while using the facilities. MiPermit also offer an app, which you can download to your mobile device. 

Find out more about MiPermit parking

Location is Pride Park - Park and Ride

Please note that different car parking charges may be applied for events, and payment is only accepted in cash or using MiPermit cashless parking. You can contact us beforehand on 01332 640011 if you are unsure or look for information on the specific event page.

Car parking may be limited during Derby County Football Club fixtures matches taking place at Pride Park Stadium next to the Arena. For up to date fixture information please visit the DCFC website.