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Sport England logo


Sport England is an organisation committed to creating opportunities for people to start in sport, stay in sport and succeed in sport.

Derbyshire Forum Logo


Its aim is to further provision for, and participation in, sport and recreation in Derbyshire and the Peak National Park. The forum also has a Sports Club search facility.


The Forum is a partnership of:


  • Derbyshire County Council
  • Derby City Council
  • The 8 District/Borough Councils in Derbyshire
  • The 2 Local Education Authorities
  • Peak National Park Authority
  • The voluntary sports sector
Active Places Logo


Active Places Power is a single database that holds information on sports facilities throughout England. It includes local authority leisure facilities, as well as commercial and club sites. Active Places contains information on specific details such as where the facility is, its size, opening times, contact numbers and activities.

Active Derbyshire & Walking for Health

Active Derbyshire


Active Derbyshire is a countywide campaign that aims to encourage you to become more active. They will help you find the activities that you are interested in your local area and across Derbyshire


Natural England & Walking for Health


Natural England aims to conserve and enhance the natural environment, for its intrinsic value, the wellbeing and enjoyment of people and the economic prosperity that it brings. Walking for Health is a Natural England initiative.


Walking for Health encourages more people to become physically active in their local communities. They support the largest network of health walk schemes across England, offering regular short walks over easy terrain with trained walk leaders.

Visit Chesterfield

Welcome to Chesterfield  - the town pinpointed on the map of England by the famous 'Crooked Spire' of its Parish Church.


But that isn't the town's only claim to fame, it also hosts one of the largest open-air markets in the country. More than 200 stalls pack the town centre every Monday, Friday and Saturday all year round.

Chesterfield Borough Council



Chesterfield Borough Council has:



  • Provision of two Sports and Leisure centres at Queen's Park and Middlecroft; an 18 hole golf course at Tapton; a 9 hole course at Dobbin Clough and a pitch and putt course.


  • Provision of the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield Museum, Winding Wheel Conference Centre and five community centres.


  • Provision of 41 football pitches; 7 cricket pitches; 7 bowling greens; 1 athletics track; 1 miniature railway; 3 miniature gold putting courses; 1 synthetic games pitches; 6 tennis courts; 69 children's play areas; 1 boating lake; 4 course fishing venues.



Contact Details

  • Active and Healthy Lifestyles Team
  • 2013 Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S42 6NG
  • Location District Council Offices
  • Telephone 01246 217219
  • Fax 01246 217446