Sports courts

A variety of clubs regularly meet at the Arena - find out more here.

Ashbrook Badminton Club

Ashbrook Badminton Club play at Derby Arena on Friday nights on courts number 5, 6 and 7 at 8pm - 10pm. 

They are always looking for new members so feel free to come along and join in the game of badminton. This will be a great opportunity for you to keep fit, have fun and make new friends!

For more information please ring Wilf on 01332 872054 or Alan on 01332 677209.

Derby Table Tennis for Juniors

We are pleased to say that we are running Junior Table Tennis sessions at Derby Arena in 2017.

Under 18s of all abilities are welcome, cost is £2 per player for each session and we provide tables, bats if required, and adult supervision. We aim to offer a mixture of coaching and competition.

The sessions are run under the auspices of the Derby & District Table Tennis Association and Table Tennis England.

For further details please contact Peter Hamshaw on 01773 882403 or 07941 838523, or

Derby Wushu Club

Wushu is the contemporary term for Chinese Martial Arts. In present times, it has thrived as an exciting and athletic sport and is currently under consideration for inclusion into the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

The Derby Wushu Club is amongst the highest ranking Wushu clubs in the country and train at the Derby Arena every Saturday from 11am onwards. The club is home to two members of the Great Britain Wushu Team whom are currently preparing for the 2015 World Wushu Championships to be held in Jakarta, Indoesia - Sam Mak who has starred in The World’s End with Simon Pegg - and Steve Coleman who recently featured in the film Fury.

To find out more please contact Mike on 07971 682680.

DOSportUK Basketball

DOSportUK is a company specialising in Disability Sport and Physical Activity. They work with groups and organisations offering a wide range of services, ranging from coaching sessions and school lessons, to simple support and guidance. DOSportUK are currently offering a weekly basketball session for people with a learning disability at The Derby Arena. All ages and abilities welcome!

This session will take place on Mondays at 5pm.

Please contact Jacob Meaton on 07786144414 if you are interested.

Indoor Long Bowls

Indoor Long Bowls sessions are starting at the Arena on Monday 5 October 2015 and run until Tuesday 29 March 2016. The sessions will run every Tuesday at 12.30pm - 2.30pm and Thursday at 12.30pm - 2.30pm. These sessions will cost £3.20 per sessions or £2.10 with the Recreational Leisure Card. For more information please get in touch with the team at the Arena.  

Go Spike Volleyball

Go Spike is your chance to try one of the best sports around - volleyball!

Whether you've never played before and want to give it a go or you haven't played since you were at school - or on holiday - Go Spike gives you the opportunity to come and try!

Come on your own, or bring your friends and we'll get you involved in a game…Every Wednesday 7pm-8:30pm for just £5 per session – pay as you play. You don't need to book on for these sessions, just turn up and play! 

Go Spike is aimed at getting adults (aged 16+) into volleyball. Anyone under the age of 16 who is interested in playing volleyball should get in touch with DARKSTAR Volleyball. 

To find out more please get in touch with Derby Arena by emailing

DARKSTAR Volleyball

DARKSTAR Volleyball is Derby’s largest volleyball club, boasting over 200 members and caters for all abilities aged 11-100 years old across junior, social, university, regional league, and national league sections. 

Start your journey with DARKSTAR by joining us at the Derby Arena Go Spike session every Wednesday 7pm-8:30pm or get in touch to play

National Sport Traditional Karate

Start now to gain physical and mental benefits across all aspects of karate, sparring, kata, self defence, gain self confidence, imrpoved fitness and stress reduction.

This session provides a fun and friendly atmosphere with experienced instructors, designed for adults and children from the ages of 5 to 60 years old.

For more information, please contact Tina on 07917717998 or come along to see for yourselves every Tuesday evening from 7-8pm at Derby Arena.

Walking Football

Walking football has over 400 teams now in the UK and there is a real buzz about the sport.

The sport is targeted at men who are over 50 and would like to get back into exercise but are unable to play its speedier cousin.

The rules are much the same as football and it is a great way to meet people who all have a passion for the sport.

Come and join the game on Derby Arena infield.

Fridays 10am to 11am, £3.35 a session.

New club enquiries

If you're interested in making a booking for your club, we'd love to hear from you. Get in touch with us by completing our Contact form.