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Sat 8 Dec - Sat 5 Jan
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Learn to swim
We run learn to swim courses for a variety of ages and abilities.
Derby's premier park with so much to offer the whole family
National Omnium 2018
Sun 14 Oct
The Creation of Frankenstein
Wed 24 - Sat 27 Oct
Mon 29 Oct - Sat 3 Nov
Events in Derby Parks
There's always something going on at one our parks. Click here to find out more.
Keep up to date with the latest news on our blog page
Find out more about the gym memberships we offer
Derby LIVE events
Drama, comedy, music, family, talks, dance - we've got it all at Derby LIVE!
Get active on one of our parks with a round of golf
Check out the great clubs you can join in our libraries.
Book a pitch to play with friends!
Search the library catalogue
Get involved! Derby Arena is the Midlands' brand new hub for track cycling.
Classes are a great way to stay fit, meet new people and even try out a new hobby
Take a dip in the pool - find out about our swimming facilities.
Check out our sports facilities available to hire.
The more you buy, the more you save with our amazing LIVEsaver offer.
Join Derby Libraries
Escape to one of our libraries
Don't just take it from us - read what gym users have to say about our gyms
The Movement membership
Our Movement gym membership is specifically designed for 11-17 year olds.
Our range of leisure cards offer great discounts at our facilities.
£5 tickets for 16-26 year olds!
Corporate gym memberships
Raise your team's spirit with our corporate memberships
Mundy Play Centre
Enjoy lots of family friendly activities!
Children's activities in parks
Avoid "I'm bored" from your little ones!
Find out which sports clubs use our facilities and see if you can find your next hobby.
Why not hold your next birthday party at one of our leisure facilities?
Children can join coached courses to have fun and stay active.
Farmers and Crafters' Market
Sat 21 Oct 2017 - Mon 17 Dec 2018
A Bird Walk Through Markeaton Park
Sun 18 Feb - Sun 16 Dec
Out of the Box Craft Market
Sat 9 Jun - Sat 13 Oct
Thu 27 - Sat 29 Sep
Derby Festé - Now or Never by Circa Tsuica
Derby Model Boat Club Venetian Evening
Sat 29 Sep
A Rapper Sword Dance Workshop
Thu 4 Oct
Arts & Crafts Fair
Thu 4 - Sun 7 Oct
Derby Folk Festival 2018
Fri 5 - Sun 7 Oct
Sinfonia Viva: Forever Folk
Fri 5 Oct
The Devil's Bride
Wed 10 Oct
Out of the Box Craft Fair
Sat 13 Oct
National Madison 2018
All Shook Up
Wed 17 - Sat 20 Oct
Parade and Service to commemorate Trafalgar Day
Fri 19 Oct
St Peters Quarter Live
Sat 27 Oct
Good Toes Naughty Toes
Wed 31 Oct - Sat 3 Nov
Derby Arena Tour
Thu 1 - Thu 8 Nov
Tue 6 - Sat 10 Nov
Far From The Madding Crowd
Wed 14 - Sat 17 Nov
Christmas Lights Switch-On
Sat 17 Nov
Sun 18 Nov
Pump Boys and Dinettes
Thu 22 - Sat 24 Nov
Western Power Distribution Derby 10 Mile Race
Sun 25 Nov
Thu 29 Nov - Sun 2 Dec
Cathedral Quarter 3aaa Christmas Ice Rink 2018
Fri 30 Nov - Sun 6 Jan
Knickerbocker Glorious Christmas
Sat 1 - Sat 22 Dec
Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair
Sat 1 - Mon 31 Dec
Family Festivities at Markeaton Park
Sat 1 - Sun 9 Dec
Sun 2 Dec
The Dinosaur Who Came for Christmas
Fri 7 - Sun 30 Dec
Sat 8 Dec
Sat 15 Dec
Mike McClean – Return of the Mac
Fri 11 Jan
Floyd In The Flesh
Sat 12 Jan
Hans Rey: Riding Life
Wed 16 Jan
The Nightingale of South Bank
Thu 17 Jan
Fri 18 Jan
Tue 22 - Sun 27 Jan
Robin Hood and the Revolting Peasants
Tue 29 Jan - Sat 2 Feb
Stargazing at Alvaston Park
Sat 2 Feb
Professor Brian Cox
Thu 7 Feb
Leo Houlding - The Spectre Expedition
Fri 8 Feb
Whitney - Queen of the Night
Stephen K Amos
Wed 13 Feb
Creedence Clearwater Reimagined
Thu 14 Feb
Lifeguard Training Course at Queen’s Leisure Centre
Tue 25 Sep 2018
Train to qualify as a Lifeguard at Queen's Leisure Centre this October Half Term.
National Pool Lifeguard Qualification
Course Dates: Monday 29 October – Saturday 3 November (Exam Sat 3 Nov)
Course Times: 8.30am – 4.00pm – times are approx.
Course Content: National Pool Lifeguard Qualificatio...
Top 12 cheap things for students to do in Derby
Mon 24 Sep 2018
Derby has plenty to offer students who want to have an active social life, enjoy their free time and not spend much money. Whether you're interested in keeping fit, experiencing the local culture or simply trying something new, there is something affordable for all students to get involved in to mak...
Meet the cast of Jack and the Beanstalk!
Fri 21 Sep 2018
We are so excited to announce our cast for Jack and the Beanstalk at Derby Arena!
Here's a little info about each cast member, don't forget to buy your tickets to see them.
Duncan James as Jack
It has been recently announced that Duncan will be joining Chicago in the West End as Billy Flynn ta...
National Charity Serves Up Free Tennis In Derby
Wed 19 Sep 2018
National sports charity ‘Tennis For Free’ has served up an ace for Derby by investing in a year-long programme of free tennis sessions hoping hundreds of people across the area can make a racquet on the tennis courts at Markeaton Park tennis courts.
In an exciting partnership with Derby City Coun...
New Les Mills Class Launch
Mon 17 Sep 2018
Get ready for the ultimate workout as Derby Arena launch the brand new routines for the Les Mills classes.
Come and join us at Derby Arena on Saturday 6 October to try out Body Pump, Body Combat and Body Attack completely free!
BODYPUMP™ is a barbell workout for anyone looking to get lean, toned...
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Get a taste of the 'me' time you deserve
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