Community centres

Normanton park community centre There are lots of community centres across Derby for you to use, including over 20 council owned centres which are run by individuals and community groups.

Each centre has a programme of activities for you to take part in, with some offering volunteering opportunities to help run the centres. Please contact each centre to find out their activity programme and any opportunities available.


Activities available in the community centres include:

  • pre-school groups
  • fitness and wellbeing classes
  • dance classes
  • martial arts and self-defence classes
  • weight-loss groups
  • over 60s bingo
  • dog training classes
  • craft and hobby groups
  • local interest groups
  • faith groups.

Hiring for an event or club

Our community centres are available to hire for a one-off party or event, or a regular booking for your club or group. Please contact the individual community centres for more information.

Community centres

Boulton Lane Park Community Centre

Boulton Lane Park, Boulton Lane, Alvaston, Derby, DE24 0AS.

  • Bookings contact: 07961 574591

Groups include:

  • pre-school, and adult and child sessions
  • dance schools
  • fitness classes
  • karate
  • running club
  • Allenton Spacemen
  • Kaleidoscope Players.

Bramblebrook Community Centre

Stockbrook Street, Derby, DE22 3WP.

Groups include:

  • NEW for 2015 – Stepping Stones Nursery opening April 2015! Offering free early education entitlement to eligible children aged two, three and four. Please call Jenny Seagrave on 01332 372245 for more information.
  • Community Café - opens Monday 2nd March.
  • Secure Outdoor Garden Area
  • Zumba Club
  • Family Party Hire
  • Refurbished Bar and Entertainment Area Stage.

 Chaddesden Hall Community Centre

Chaddesden Lane, Chaddesden, Derby, DE21 6LL.

Groups include:

  • Dancebites
  • Zumba and Zumba Gold
  • Weightwatchers
  • Karate
  • Tsuedo
  • Dolls House Club.

Chellaston Community Centre

Barley Croft, Chellaston, Derby, DE73 6TU

Groups include:

  • dancing schools
  • martial arts classes
  • playgroup
  • social groups
  • Rainbows and Brownies
  • NHS Trust Baby Clinic
  • Neil Fears.

Chesapeake Community Centre

Chesapeake Road, Chaddesden, Derby DE21 6RD

Not currently available for one-off bookings or parties.

 Chester Green Community Centre

Darley Playing Fields, Chester Green, Derby, DE1 3SA

Groups include:

  • social groups
  • bingo
  • Derby Barbershop Choir
  • Philatelic group
  • local history
  • bowls
  • dancing
  • Leonard Cheshire
  • children's indoor tennis
  • baby/toddler group
  • Brownies.

Darley Abbey Village Hall

Abbey Yard, Off New Road, Darley Abbey, Derby DE22 1DS

Facilities include

  • kitchen
  • car park
  • disabled access
  • toilets.

Groups include:

  • parent and toddler groups
  • art classes and groups
  • exercise classes including yoga and circuit training
  • Marlowe Players amateur dramatic group
  • dog training
  • appreciation groups for wine, local history and gardening.

Enthusiasm Community Centre

Cotton Lane, Derby, DE24 8GG

Field Lane Community Centre

Field Lane, Alvaston, Derby, DE24 0GW

Facilities include:

  • 102 person capacity
  • kitchen
  • 22 parking spaces
  • accessible toilets and changing rooms
  • next to multi-use games area.

Groups include

  • playgroup
  • football
  • martial arts
  • Heart and Soul Connections
  • slimming groups.

Grange Hall Community Centre

Park Lane, Littleover, Derby, DE23 6FX

Groups include:

  • art clubs
  • slimming groups
  • fitness classes
  • badminton
  • bowls
  • local history group
  • Cabaret Theatre School of Dance
  • friendship and social groups
  • ladies' and WI groups
  • gardening and horticulture groups
  • Littleover in Bloom
  • sewing club.

Heatherton Community Centre

Hollybrook Way, Heatherton, Derby DE23 3TZ

Groups include:

  • pre-school
  • after school and children's sessions
  • church groups
  • martial arts classes
  • fitness and dance classes.

Keldholme Community Centre

Gillamore Court, Keldholme Lane, Alvaston, Derby DE24 0RU

Facilities include:

  • 100 person capacity
  • carpeted main hall
  • kitchen
  • accessible toilets
  • situated near to shops and a park
  • 10 parking spaces.

Groups include:

  • playgroup
  • activity club for disabled young people
  • karate
  • slimming groups
  • fitness and dance classes
  • youth club.

Lonny Wilsoncroft Community Centre

Stepping Lane, Derby DE1 1GL

  • Centre telephone: 01332 290458
  • Bookings contact: Mandy Coons 01332 749272
  • Email:

Groups include:

  • Kaleidoscope
  • bingo
  • dance groups including Irish and Cheerleading
  • hula hooping class
  • karate
  • yoga
  • Kung Fu.

The Mandela Community Centre

179-181 Peartree Road, Derby DE23 8NQ

Activities and groups include:

  • Community Café
  • Community Cinema
  • Community Garden – with kid’s area
  • Community discussion group
  • Children’s Clubs during school holidays and bank holidays.
  • North of England Oz-Boxing
  • Human Rights Library
  • Craft club
  • Meditation
  • Back-to-Work Clothing Project
  • Safe space
  • Women's Space - Red Tent
  • Women’s Craft co-op and Gift Shop
  • Regular awareness raising events and activities
  • Hate Crime reporting centre.


Facilities include:


  • Sports Hall
  • Conference/Training room - with computer suite
  • Relaxation Room
  • Human Rights Library
  • Community Cafe space
  • Mandela Community Garden.


All space is available for bookings.

Mickleover Community Centre

Uttoxeter Road, Mickleover, Derby, DE3 5DA

Groups include:

  • fitness classes including mobile gym, t'ai chi and yoga
  • martial arts
  • bowls
  • dancing classes
  • art and craft groups/classes
  • country market
  • after-school club
  • study centre
  • weight loss groups
  • Bwarp War Games
  • model railway groups
  • Ladies Barbershop Choir
  • antenatal class.

Mickleover Community Pavillion

Vicarage Road, Mickleover, Derby, DE3 0ED

Groups include:

  • Kittens
  • Youth Services Office
  • martial arts
  • Dance Beats.

Normanton Park Community Centre

Normanton Park, Warwick Avenue, Derby

  • Bookings contact: Abdul Moghal, 07960 355852

Nunsfield House Community Centre

Boulton Lane, Alvaston, Derby, DE24 0SD

Groups include:

  • bowls
  • judo
  • dance groups and classes
  • amateur radio club
  • ward and neighbourhood meetings
  • Wyndham Guild
  • Oakwood Ladies
  • Alvaston Evergreens
  • angling club
  • Ockbrook Big Band.

Oakwood Community Centre

Springwood Drive, Oakwood, Derby, DE21 2QA

Groups include:

  • Tiny Talk
  • Evergreens
  • bowling
  • Rainbows, Brownies, Guides, Beavers and Cubs
  • youth club
  • Shape
  • parent and toddler
  • W.I.
  • art group
  • British Legion

Osmaston Park Community Centre

Osmaston Park, Moor Lane, Derby DE24 9HY

Groups include:

  • toddlers group
  • Funky Phantomettes
  • Medieval re-enactments
  • Aikido Juniors and Adults
  • Eternal Daal Bangra Class
  • Dohl Playing
  • Upbeat Dance classes
  • fitness classes.

Roe Farm Community Centre

Worcester Cresent, Chaddesden, Derby, DE21 4HG

Groups include:

  • SAFE
  • kickboxing and boxing
  • bingo
  • AJ's FC.

Spondon Village Hall

Sitwell Street, Spondon, Derby, DE21 7FG

Groups include:

  • weight loss groups
  • fitness and dancing classes
  • martial arts and karate
  • baby/toddler sessions and child clinic
  • stroke club
  • social and WI groups
  • historical society
  • Derbys Wildlife Trust
  • Whist Drive
  • arts and crafts group
  • drama classes.

St Augustine's Community Centre

Almond Street, Derby, DE23 6LX

  • Bookings contact: Mrs Salmon 01332 768470

Groups include:

  • dancing classes
  • toddler groups
  • martial arts classes including karate and kung fu
  • church group
  • social and neighbourhood groups
  • Cathedral Hand Bell Ringers
  • New Opera Co.

Sunnyhill Community Centre

Coleridge Street, Sunnyhill, Derby, DE23 8AF

Groups include:

  • Sunnyside Day Centre
  • church group
  • bowls
  • Oz Box
  • karate
  • drama and dance groups and classes
  • art groups
  • youth club
  • social night.

West End Community Centre

Mackworth Road, Derby, DE22 3BL

Groups include:

  • Slimming group
  • football
  • bowls
  • martial arts classes including tai chi and kickboxing
  • dance groups
  • dysphasia
  • Rethink Derby Day Service.

Contact details

Post address:
Community Leisure
Derby City Council
The Council House
Corporation Street
Phone: 01332 640789
Minicom: 01332 640666
Community Leisure
Derby City Council
The Council House
Corporation Street

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