Rediscover Your Passion for Life with Derby Active

Tue 4 Jun 2024

Feeling good and maintaining a sense of well-being is essential at any age, and at Derby Active, we believe staying active is a fantastic way to achieve this. Our leisure centres, Springwood Leisure Centre  and Derby Arena, offer a variety of activities tailored for those over 50. Whether you’re looking to get back into exercise, want to maintain your fitness, or simply wish to meet new friends and have fun, we have something for you.

Embrace the Active Living Fitness Classes

Our Active Living fitness classes are designed to cater to all abilities. These sessions are perfect for anyone new to exercise or those who are passionate about staying fit. The classes focus on gentle yet effective workouts that help improve flexibility, strength, and overall fitness while ensuring you enjoy every moment. With our friendly instructors and supportive environment, you’ll find it easier than ever to stay motivated and engaged.

Explore the Thrill of Track Cycling

Derby Arena is home to a world-class cycling track, providing a unique opportunity for those looking to try something new and exciting. Track cycling is a fantastic way to boost cardiovascular health, build muscle, and have an exhilarating experience. Don’t worry if you’re new to cycling – our professional trainers will guide you through the process, ensuring a safe and enjoyable ride.

Enjoy Sports Courts and Indoor Bowls

If you enjoy a bit of friendly competition or prefer a leisurely game, our  sports courts and indoor bowls at Springwood Leisure Centre and Derby Arena are perfect for you. Gather your friends for a game of badminton or join a bowls club to meet new people and engage in some light-hearted competition. These activities are excellent for staying active, improving hand-eye coordination, and having a great time.

Discover Walking Sports

Walking sports, including walking football and walking netball, are specially adapted for those who prefer a gentler pace. These activities are perfect for staying active without the intensity of traditional sports. Walking sports are fantastic for maintaining fitness, enhancing coordination, and enjoying the camaraderie of team sports.

Stay Fit with Our Fitness Gym

Our state-of-the-art fitness gym is equipped with everything you need to stay in top shape. With a range of cardio and strength-training equipment, you can work out at your own pace. Our friendly staff are always on hand to provide guidance and support, ensuring you get the most out of your gym sessions.

Senior Sports Sessions at Derby Arena

For those aged 60 and above, Derby Arena offers a variety of engaging activities at the Senior Sports sessions. Join us each week for a relaxing game of bowls, try the fast-growing sport of pickleball, or stay active with badminton in our spacious courts. Our exercise classes are tailored to fit your fitness level and goals. After your activities, unwind and socialise in our café, offering a range of refreshments.

At Derby Active, we believe that staying active is key to feeling good and maintaining a sense of well-being. Our diverse range of activities ensures there’s something for everyone, no matter your age or ability. Join us at Springwood Leisure Centre  and Derby Arena, and rediscover the joy of being active and socialising with friends.

We look forward to welcoming you! To find out more call Derby Arena on 01332 640011, email or Springwood Leisure Centre on 01332 640333, email