Mundy Play Centre

Mundy Play Centre at Markeaton Park

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) updates 

Markeaton Park Paddling Pool will reopen to the public daily 10.30am – 4pm from Fri 23 Jul 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 from Sat 24 Jul until Sun 5 Sep. 

Read more about preparations for reopening and safety measures in place.

Respect other people and the measures that local authorities and site management have put in place to help ensure social distancing and protect the natural environment.

Free play facilities

Open weekends and school holidays until 31 October.

The play area in the Mundy Play Centre is free to access and is open daily.  Numbers are limited in line with the current government guidance.

For all free play activities we ask that everyone ensures social distancing and everyone using the area regularly washes their hands after playing on the equipment. For all government advice visit

Paddling pool, bouncy castles and car & track 

Due to COVID-19 the paddling pool, bouncy castles and car track at Mundy Play Centre are currently closed. Please see other activities, Pitch and Putt, Footgolf and Disc Golf.

We are currently preparing to open on Saturday 3 July subject to Government guidelines in place on this date.

Play areas

The play area in the Mundy Play Centre is free to access and is open daily.  Numbers are limited in line with the current government guidance.

The play areas provide fun eq‌uipment for children to enjoy, up to twelve years old. There is a dedicated toddler area with swings, a slide and climbing equipment. For older children there are large swings, slides and a spider net. The Adventure Galley pirate ship provides an inclusive and accessible play unit suitable for disabled children.

Just outside of the play area is a wheeled sports park with a number of jumps and grind bars suitable for BMX bikes, skateboards and scooters.

Mini Golf

We've got two 9-hole courses with challenging features such as ramps, bends, slopes and bumps, the course has been designed to be fun for all the family – especially those who like a little healthy competition! The course is wheelchair accessible. 

Open 10.30am - 4.30pm every weekend, Bank Holiday and daily during school holidays (weather permitting)

Pitch and Putt / Footgolf/ Disc Golf

Try your skill at our nine hole Pitch and Putt course, or try the new sport of Footgolf! Open from  13 Apr - 4 Nov, from 10.30am on weekends, Bank Holidays and daily during school holidays (weather permitting).

Tennis Courts

There are two hard surface tennis courts available to book for 1 hour sessions. The courts can be booked online at where a code is provided to access the gate.  Visit the website for opening times, prices and availability. At certain times the courts are available to play for free, visit the website for more information.


Parking is available close by at the Mundy Play Centre car park, or you can use the main car park and walk to the play centre. Cash payment or online using MiPermit - find out more about cashless parking here.