Derby Arena opening 20 March

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Derby Arena

Unwrapping of Derby Arena

That day has finally arrived! We are absolutely thrilled to announce that theunwrapping of Derby Arena will begin on 20 March with 30 days worth of an introductory programme.

You will be able to come in for a tour, use our Cafe 42, cycle track will be open to members, club users and customers who have already purchased cycling gift vouchers. Our state-of-the-art gym will be available to our members.

Our gym will suit all needs and abilities, so express your interest on Derby Arena page and we will get in touch with you to arrange an induction session for you.

Launch event

The opening event will welcome hundreds of local people who will have the chance to receive a ticket from local media outlets.
This iconic event will be staged as a ‘game of two halves’, which will allow the audience to experience the different uses of Derby Arena.
Information on the latest news and updates, including the great opportunity of winning a family VIP ticket to this iconic event will be available shortly.

Opening weekend

Opening weekend will take place on 28 and 29 March and it will be an amazing opportunity for everyone to come along, have a tour, take part in have-a-go sessions and demonstrations and get a good insight in to what Derby Arena has on offer.

The open day programme, packed with sporting events, will inspire, motivate and educate you on the different types of sports available at the Arena.

Full programme will be announced shortly.

What does Derby Arena have on offer?

Derby Arena is a multi-use sports and cultural venue that will offer the following facilities:

  • 250m indoor cycle track suitable for individual, club, school, group and business track sessions, track leagues, and local, regional, national and international track events. The cycle track itself is made out of Siberian Spruce and designed by Velotrack.
  • An indoor sports-hall the size of 13 badminton courts, suitable for activities such as badminton, netball, futsall and volleyball.
  • A cyclist’s ‘D’ area in the infield, track bike storage, track bike hire and a bike workshop.
  • A state of art 140-station gym, two exercise studios and indoor cycling studio offering a weekly programme of classes.
  • Meeting and hospitality rooms available for hire.
  • A café and a bar.
  • Fixed seating for 1500 people.
  • Fully accessible changing rooms.

The Arena won’t only serve as a sporting venue but it will also be used as a venue for cultural events, exhibitions, product launches and conferences. Derby Arena will be able to accommodate up to 5000 people (seated and standing) for events.

Are you intrigued to see more? Watch our videos to see what to expect.

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