Coaching courses

Sports

Sports

Trampolining

Trampolining

Gymnastics

Gymnastics

Swimming

Swimming

Cycling

Cycling

Sports
Trampolining
Gymnastics
Swimming
Cycling

 

There are lots of activities for children to take part in at our leisure facilities, including term-time coaching courses. These courses will encourage your children to be active and learn new skills.

Please contact the individual leisure centres to find out more and to book on for the courses.

All Gymnastics, Pre School gymnastics and Trampolining courses run continuously throughout the year with two weeks off at Christmas and two weeks in the Summer. Payment can be made by a monthly direct debit of circa £19.00 per month. For 1.5 hour session prices please contact 01332 664433

Taster sessions and 12 week block payment options are available- please contact the Centre on 01332 664433 for more information.

Learn to Swim

This 12 week swimming course enables under 5s to work towards the ASA Swim a Song and Duckling awards.

The programme is a continuous assessment process allowing new swimmers to enter the scheme on any week of the year, depending on space available. To find out more and to book on for the 12 week course, get in touch with either Moorways or Queen's Swimming pools. 

Prices for Duckling Swimming

  Standard Recreation Leisure Card

30 minute lesson

12 week block cash payment

£59.50 £38.35

30 minute lesson

monthly Direct Debit payment

£19.80 £12.70

Gymnastics

Children will learn skills on the floor, beam, vault and other apparatus, with an opportunity to enter competitions and festivals throughout the year.

Classes are split into both ability and age groups to ensure each child reaches their own personal potential. All participants will start in beginner classes where the coaches will assess them and move them according to their ability. The classes follow the British Gymnastics Award Scheme and are suitable from ages 4 to 16. Children must be in full time education.

Session times

Springwood Leisure Centre:
Beginner four to six year olds Tuesday  4pm to 5pm
Beginner four to six year olds Thursday 4pm to 5pm
Beginner four to six year olds Saturday 9am to 10am
Beginner seven to ten year olds Saturday 10am to 11am
Intermediate seven to ten year olds Tuesday 5pm to 6pm
Intermediate seven to ten year olds Thursday 5pm to 6pm
Intermediate seven to ten year olds Saturday 11am to 12 noon
Advanced seven to ten year olds Tuesday 6pm to 7.30pm
Advanced seven to ten year olds Thursday 6pm to 7.30pm
Advanced seven to ten year olds Saturday 12 noon to 1.30pm

Pre-school gymnastics

Pre-school gymnastics follows the British Gymnastics Fundamentals and Pre-school programme. The sessions introduce young children to gymnastics in a fun and challenging setting. 

Session times

Springwood Leisure Centre:
Age Walking to three year olds Tuesday 11.45am to 12.45pm
Age Walking to three year olds Wednesday 11.45am to 12.45pm
Three to fifth birthday Tuesdays 10.45am to 11.45am or 1.30pm to 2.30pm 
Three to fifth birthday Wednesdays 10.45am to 11.45am or 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Trampolining

Our Trampolining courses provide a safe environment for children to learn new skills and increase their confidence on the trampoline. Suitable for ages between seven and 16. Our classes follow the British Gymnastics Trampolining Award Scheme.

Session times

Springwood Leisure Centre:
All abilities seven to 16 year olds Thursday  4.30pm to 5.30pm, 5.30pm to 6.30pm or 6.30pm to 7.30pm

All Gymnastics, Pre School gymnastics and Trampolining courses run continuously throughout the year with two weeks off at Christmas and two weeks in the Summer. Payment can be made by a monthly direct debit of circa £19.00 per month. For 1.5 hour session prices please contact 01332 664433

Taster sessions and 12 week block payment options are available- please contact the Centre on 01332 664433 for more information.

Cycling

Cycle Derby run a range of courses for children aged four to 15 including:

  • Learn to Ride
  • Holiday Clubs
  • Gifted and Talented
  • Bikeability.

For more information and to book a place, visit the Cycle Derby website.

Holiday activities

There's lots to do in our sports centres and parks in the school holidays - including cheerleading, gymnastics, Splashout fun sessions and parks activities for all of the family.

For more information:

  • telephone: 01332 641234
  • minicom: 01332 640666

Handball taster sessions - starting in the New Year

Handball 6 week taster sessions will be taking place at Derby Arena in the New Year.

These sessions will be run the following times:

  • 4pm - 5pm session for school children (under the age of 16)
  • 5pm - 6pm session for aged 16 and over 

Starting date will be announced shortly.

If you would like to express your interest please get in touch with us by ringing 01332 640011 or emailing derbyarena@derby.gov.uk