Racecourse Playing Fields

Racecourse Playing Fields

Racecourse Playing Fields

Racecourse Playing Fields

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) updates - Following the Government’s change in guidance, visitors will be able to make more use of Derby’s parks and open spaces from Wednesday 13 May.

The Derby Parks team are asking all park users to be considerate and continue to use social distancing to keep themselves and each other safe. Some facilities remain closed, please visit the news story for up to date information. You can contact the parks team by email at parksadmin@derby.gov.uk

The Orangery at Markeaton Park Craft Village and The Waterside Café at Alvaston Park are opening for takeaway Mon to Fri 10am to 4pm, and Weekends 10am to 5pm.

Derby Racecourse is one of the football hubs managed by Derby Parks.

The site acts as the central venue for the Derby Junior League providing grass football fixtures across mini soccer, youth, and senior football pitches. There is also bookable changing accommodation and a community room for parties and meetings. To find out more see our space hire page.

The site is the home of the Steve Bloomer 3G pitch that provides a venue for football training, fixtures, and development sessions. The pitch is 100 x 65 meters to accommodate full sized pitch bookings and can be divided into thirds to facilitate small sided games and training space for use by multiple groups at any given time.

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