Queen's Leisure Centre

Queens leisure centre

Queen's Leisure Centre is a sport and leisure facility located in the city centre. You can swim, use the gym and take part in our group exercise classes.

£80 for four months gym offer

Summer bodies are made in winter. Take advantage of our fantastic January offer. Get a 4 month membership for just £80 (works out as £20 per month), this includes the use of the gym, group exercises and swimming facilities. To find out more please take a look at our January membership offer page

Opening times

 Centre and courts           Gym                              
Monday to Thursday 7.00am to 10.00pm 7.00am to 10.00pm
Friday 7.00am to 9.00pm 7.00am to 9.00pm
Saturday 9.00am to 6.00pm 9.00am to 6.00pm
Sunday 9.00am to 9.00pm 9.00am to 6.00pm
 Swimming pool*     
Monday                     7.00am to 5.30pm
Tuesday 7.00am to 7.45pm
Wednesday 7.00am to 6.00pm
Thursday 7.00am to 6.45pm
Friday 7.00am to 7.45pm (adult only 8.00pm to 9.00pm)
Saturday 9.00am to 4.00pm
Sunday 9.00am to 4.00pm and 8.00pm to 9.00pm

*Please see our  for public swimming times. The pool may be open later than the above times for Aqua classes and private hire.

Easter Weekend and Bank Holiday Monday Opening Times

The Teaching Pool will be closed on all of the dates below

  • 14 April - Good Friday: 9am to 5pm
  • 15 April - Easter Saturday: 9am to 6pm
  • 16 April - Easter Sunday: 9am to 6pm
  • 17 April - Easter Monday: 9am to 5pm
  • 1 May - May Day: 9am to 5pm
  • 29 May: 9am to 5pm
  • 28 August: 9am to 5pm

Pool programme updates

We will where possible try to display changes to our pool programme with advance notice. At times, pools may be closed at short notice for reasons out of our control and may not be displayed on the web pages.  We advise that customers call the swimming pool venue prior to their journey.

  • Sunday 1pm Aqua class is cancelled until further notice.
  • Saturday 25 February - teaching pool only open 2-3pm.
  • Sunday 26 February - teaching pool closed.

For Queen's Pool Programme visit our Swim webpage

Facilities and activities

  • Swim or learn to swim in our three pools.
  • Use gym.
  • Take part in our classes, including Circuits, Aqua Fit, Aqua Jog and Zumba
  • Join in with our Indoor group cycling classes
  • Book a children's birthday party.
  • Hire our meeting and training rooms.

Group exercise classes

We have a variety of exercise classes for you to enjoy at Queen's Leisure Centre, including Bums and Tums, Active Living Keep Fit, 30 minute Express Classes, HITT BLT, Boxfit, Zumba and lots more. 

See our full programme at the Queen's Leisure Centre workout page.


Queen's Leisure Centre has received the Level One (Provisional) Inclusive Fitness Initiative (IFI) mark showing that we’re working towards meeting the needs of disabled people by providing fitness facilities and accessible areas. Our gym also uses Technogym equipment, which has been accredited by the IFI.

At our sports centre and swimming pool, we have:

  • ramped entry into the centre
  • automatic doors for easy wheelchair access
  • a hearing induction loop available at reception
  • a Minicom to help hearing impaired people to contact us
  • toilets and changing rooms for disabled people
  • equality range of gym equipment
  • pool hoists and easy access steps
  • a wheelchair lift
  • disabled car parking
  • free admission for carers if they are helping a disabled person take part in an activity.

How do I get to Queen's Leisure Centre?

Queen's Leisure Centre is located in Derby city centre on Cathedral Road, DE1 3PA.

Catch any bus into the city centre and walk to the Cathedral Quarter. Queen's Leisure Centre is by the Magistrates' Court and the Joseph Wright Centre.

There are a few disabled car parking spaces outside the centre, and Bold Lane and Chapel Street car parks are within walking distance.


Contact details

Post address:
Queen's Leisure Centre
Cathedral Road
Phone: 01332 641444
Minicom: 01332 640666
Queen's Leisure Centre
Cathedral Road