Derby Arena

Our noticeboard is the place for regular users of our facilities to find out about programme changes, updates, changes to opening hours 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.

8 Apr 2021

Libraries Covid-19 updates

Derby Libraries are open for browsing from the week commencing for browsing. The Home Library Service has resumed. Derby Local Studies and Family History Library is currently closed to members of the public but is taking enquiries by phone, text and email. 

The e-book service is available – look at our catalogue to make your choice. You can renew your books online or phone 01332 641700

For full details on current services, please visit our COVID-19 Libraries news page.

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.

30 Dec 2020

Derby Parks COVID-19 updates

Markeaton Park Paddling Pool will reopen to the public daily 10.30am – 4pm until Sun 5 Sep. The grassed area around the paddling pool will also be available to use.

The Splash Pad in Chaddesden Park will also reopen to daily from 12noon until 5pm until Sun 5 Sep. 

Read what the National restrictions mean on our COVID-19 news story.

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


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.