The Movement

The Movement

 The Movement is a great programme keeping young people active and healthy.

The Movement offers a brilliant gym, swim and group exercise card for young people aged 11 to their 17th birthday. 

What activities are available


Movement is still available across all sites. Spaces will need to be pre-booked and are limited Movement members can register to book online but require their own email address to do so.

Young people aged 12-16 can use the gym facilities for just £1.50 at Queen's Leisure CentreSpringwood Leisure Centre and Derby Arena.

Also Movement members can still attend outside of Movement session blocks if accompanied with an over 18 the charge will be £3.40 for this. Please note, this is restricted to the use of cardio and resistance machines, although they would be able to use free weights from 16 years old.

What times will I be able to use the gym?

During the COVID pandemic Movement time have changed to the following:

Springwood Leisure Centre

Wed 15.15-16.30
Friday 15.15-16.30
Sunday 15.00-16.15

Queen's Leisure Centre

Monday 15.30-16.45
Friday 15.30-16.45
Saturday 12.15-13.30

Derby Arena

Tuesday 13.45-15.00
Thursday 14.15 – 15.30
Saturday 13.45-15.00

 *Please note our gym is available to juniors age 12 up to their 17th birthday.

Book online 

All activities are bookable over the phone or online, this includes gym, classes, badminton and swimming. With bookings online you will be able to see availability and pay, which will allow you a quick access to your activity on arrival at the centre. 


Swimming is available at Queen's Leisure Centre during public swim sessions, for young people aged 11-16, at a cost of £1.50. Public swim times vary throughout the year, so remember to check the pool programme here.

Sports and classes

Football, dancing, Zumba, circuits and boxfit are just some of the many activities on offer through The Movement! Check the website for updates throughout the year.

Under 16s also receive a 25% discount at our classes when accompanied by an adult. Additional discounts are available through our Leisure card


Children and young people can also get help with managing their weight through the Live It programme, and support to help quit smoking through the Kick It programme

Take a look at the Movement website which has lots of information for young people, including health advice, sports and lots more. 

How to join

You can join at Derby Arena, Springwood Leisure Centre and Queen's Leisure Centre.

You will need to complete the Movement application form prior to your visit,and complete the Activity consent form to use the gym, which your parent will need to sign.

How to get a Movement application form:

  • download your Movement membership form below
  • complete the online enquiry form below and we will send you an application form
  • visit The Movement website
  • ask at any Leisure Centre

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