Holiday activities

Derby Six characters

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
8am - 4pm 1/2 Price Racket Sports Derby Arena * Subject to availability
9am - 4pm Table Tennis £2.50 OFFER - call to book in advance Queen's Leisure Centre 45 minute bookings, per table.
9am - 4pm Sports Pitches available to hire Springwood Leisure Centre Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
9am - 7pm Sports Pitches available to hire Moorways Stadium Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
10am - 4pm Markeaton Park - Mundy Play Area paid actvities Markeaton Park Crazy golf, canoes, boats, Carousel, bungee trampolines, donkeys
10am - 4pm Markeaton Park Pitch and Putt & Footgolf Markeaton Park Near Sports Courts, access from A52 Car park
10:30am - 12noon Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
10:45am - 11:45am Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
11:45am - 12:45pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - Walking to 3 years
12noon - 2pm Under 5's Family Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
12noon - 1pm Adult and Child Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
1:30pm - 2:30pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
2pm - 4pm Get into Golf - ONLY £5 Allestree Park Golf Course
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre Gym
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena Gym
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre Gym
4pm - 6pm Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
Time Session Location
8am - 6pm Tennis Court Markeaton Park £5 Mon - Fri, £7.20 Sat & Sun - see website for FREE courts
8am - 4pm 1/2 Price Racket Sports Derby Arena * Subject to availability
8:30am - 3pm Derby County Community Trust Multi-Sport Activity Camp Derby Arena To book 1 day or multiple days call 01332 416140
9am - 7pm Sports Pitches available to hire Moorways Stadium Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
9am - 4pm Table Tennis £2.50 OFFER - call to book in advance Queen's Leisure Centre 45 minute bookings, per table.
9am - 4pm Sports Pitches available to hire Springwood Leisure Centre Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
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 - 12noon Family Splash Queen's Leisure Centre Gala Pool
10:45am - 11:45am Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
11:45am - 12:45pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - Walking to 3 years
12noon - 1pm Adult and Child Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
12noon - 2pm Under 5's Family Swim Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
1:30pm - 2:30pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
2pm - 4pm Get into Golf - ONLY £5 Allestree Park Golf Course
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena Gym
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre Gym
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre Gym
4pm - 6pm Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
Time Session Location
9am - 7pm Sports Pitches available to hire Moorways Stadium Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
9am - 4pm Sports Pitches available to hire Springwood Leisure Centre Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
10:45am - 11:45am Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
11:45am - 12:45pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - Walking to 3 years
12noon - 1pm Adult and Child Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
1:30pm - 2:30pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
4pm - 6pm Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
Time Session Location
9am - 7pm Sports Pitches available to hire Moorways Stadium Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
9am - 4pm Sports Pitches available to hire Springwood Leisure Centre Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
10:45am - 11:45am Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
11:45am - 12:45pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - Walking to 3 years
12noon - 1pm Adult and Child Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
1:30pm - 2:30pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
4pm - 6pm Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
Time Session Location
9am - 7pm Sports Pitches available to hire Moorways Stadium Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
9am - 4pm Sports Pitches available to hire Springwood Leisure Centre Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
10:45am - 11:45am Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
11:45am - 12:45pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - Walking to 3 years
12noon - 1pm Adult and Child Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
1:30pm - 2:30pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
4pm - 6pm Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
Time Session Location
9am - 7pm Sports Pitches available to hire Moorways Stadium Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
9am - 4pm Sports Pitches available to hire Springwood Leisure Centre Artificial Turf Pitches (ATP)
10:45am - 11:45am Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
11:45am - 12:45pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - Walking to 3 years
12noon - 1pm Adult and Child Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
1:30pm - 2:30pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
4pm - 6pm Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
Time Session Location
10:45am - 11:45am Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
11:45am - 12:45pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - Walking to 3 years
12noon - 1pm Adult and Child Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
1:30pm - 2:30pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
4pm - 6pm Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
Time Session Location
10:45am - 11:45am Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
11:45am - 12:45pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - Walking to 3 years
12noon - 1pm Adult and Child Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
1:30pm - 2:30pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
4pm - 6pm Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
Time Session Location
10:45am - 11:45am Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
11:45am - 12:45pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - Walking to 3 years
12noon - 1pm Adult and Child Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
1:30pm - 2:30pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
4pm - 6pm Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
Time Session Location
10:45am - 11:45am Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
11:45am - 12:45pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - Walking to 3 years
12noon - 1pm Adult and Child Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
1:30pm - 2:30pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
4pm - 6pm Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
Time Session Location
8am - 4pm 1/2 Price Racket Sports Derby Arena * Subject to availability
8:30am - 3pm Derby County Community Trust Multi-Sport Activity Camp Derby Arena To book 1 day or multiple days call 01332 416140
9:30am - 4pm Learn to Ride Markeaton Park Book through Cycle Derby
10am - 4pm Markeaton Park - Mundy Play Area paid actvities Markeaton Park Crazy golf, canoes, boats, Carousel, bungee trampolines, donkeys
10:45am - 11:45am Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
11:30am - 4pm Designasaur Workshop Markeaton Park Community Room
11:45am - 12:45pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - Walking to 3 years
12noon - 1pm Adult and Child Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
1:30pm - 2:30pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
4pm - 6pm Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
Time Session Location
10:45am - 11:45am Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
11:45am - 12:45pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - Walking to 3 years
12noon - 1pm Adult and Child Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
1:30pm - 2:30pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
4pm - 6pm Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
Time Session Location
10:45am - 11:45am Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
11:45am - 12:45pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - Walking to 3 years
12noon - 1pm Adult and Child Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
1:30pm - 2:30pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
4pm - 6pm Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
Time Session Location
10:45am - 11:45am Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
11:45am - 12:45pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - Walking to 3 years
12noon - 1pm Adult and Child Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
1:30pm - 2:30pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
4pm - 6pm Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
Time Session Location
10:45am - 11:45am Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
11:45am - 12:45pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - Walking to 3 years
12noon - 1pm Adult and Child Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
1:30pm - 2:30pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
4pm - 6pm Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
Time Session Location
10:45am - 11:45am Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
11am - 8pm The Cathedral Quarter 3AAA Christmas Ice Rink Derby Market Place
11:45am - 12:45pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - Walking to 3 years
12noon - 1pm Adult and Child Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
1:30pm - 2:30pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
4pm - 6pm Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
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
10:45am - 11:45am Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
11am - 8pm The Cathedral Quarter 3AAA Christmas Ice Rink Derby Market Place
11:45am - 12:45pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - Walking to 3 years
12noon - 1pm Adult and Child Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
1:30pm - 2:30pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
4pm - 6pm Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
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
10:45am - 11:45am Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
11am - 8pm The Cathedral Quarter 3AAA Christmas Ice Rink Derby Market Place
11:45am - 12:45pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - Walking to 3 years
12noon - 1pm Adult and Child Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
1:30pm - 2:30pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Derby Arena
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Springwood Leisure Centre
3:30pm - 5:30pm Movement Junior Gym (12-16 yrs) Queen's Leisure Centre
4pm - 6pm Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
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
10:45am - 11:45am Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
11am - 8pm The Cathedral Quarter 3AAA Christmas Ice Rink Derby Market Place
11:45am - 12:45pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - Walking to 3 years
12noon - 1pm Adult and Child Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching Pool
1:30pm - 2:30pm Springtots - pre-school gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions - 3 to 5th birthday
4pm - 6pm Gymnastics Springwood Leisure Centre 1 hour sessions
Time Session Location
12:05am - 11:55pm Jack &The Beanstalk Derby Arena Click through to see times of performances
11am - 8pm The Cathedral Quarter 3AAA Christmas Ice Rink Derby Market Place
12noon - 1pm Adult and Child Queen's Leisure Centre Teaching 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