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Our noticeboard is the place for regular users to find out about programme changes, updates, changes to opening hours and more...


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.

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

10 Jul 2020

Derby Active at Home

During this unprecedented time, our class Instructors have been providing a virtual class programme for you to enjoy from home. 

Everyone is welcome and it's free, join our Derby Active Classes Facebook group or visit our Derby Active at Home page for our class programme.

Please remember to ensure you are safe and only take part in classes that are at your own ability level. If you have any injuries or health conditions please consult your doctor before taking part in any physical activity.  


5 Nov 2020

Golf Covid-19 updates

Allestree Golf course is now closed.

Please visit our Parks COVID-19 news story for up to date information. You can contact the parks team by email at

Outdoor pitches

16 Apr 2021

Grass Football Playability Update

Grass Football Playability - weekend commencing Saturday 17 April 2021

All games are ON.

Teams must report to the on-site ranger who will allocate the pitches.  Please note, no changing rooms will be available.

QR Codes will be available on each site.



18 Nov 2020

Allestree Golf Course closure

Future of Allestree Park Golf Course is decided as sale of historic hall moves closer to completion  

Allestree Park Golf Course will close by the end of the year and be returned to parkland, after no viable business proposals were put forward to take over its running from Derby City Council. Meanwhile the sale of the historic Allestree Hall is expected to be completed in the New Year.


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. 

To find out more about MiPermit parking click here.

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.