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Sports and health activities

Our Sports Development team includes the award-winning Village Games project, Street Games, Walking for Health, Club Development and much more. Here's a taste of some of the activities we offer:

Our aim is to create a more vibrant and healthy place to live and work. This is achieved by providing local opportunities for people to get active, get healthy and get involved thus increasing participation in getting started, staying and succeeding in sport, and physical activity. The provision of a diverse range of accessible sport, health and recreational activities and services helps to achieve this.

Our aims are to :

  • Increase participation in sport and physical activity for children, young people, adults and older people to create safer, stronger, healthier communities
  • Develop a club / group network which provides quality and accessible sport and physical activity
  • To promote / develop and sustain a quality, enthusiastic workforce
  • To manage and develop existing and new or improved facilities

We work with a wide range of partners from the voluntary, public and private and community sector to provide a broad and diverse range of services. The aim is to widen opportunities for people living and working in the Derbyshire Dales to become more active, and by doing so, to improve their health, well-being and quality of life.

Cycling

Interested in cycling? Derbyshire Dales District Council is looking to develop a programme of led rides at local cycle ...
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Fitter, healthier and happier

Fitter, Healthier, Happier is our new activity guide [PDF 0.3MB] which contains a fantastic range of community base...

Five60 programme

Five60 is an exciting new programme that Derbyshire Dales District Council is delivering across all Derby...

Orienteering

Orienteering is a fun outdoor activity which is suitable for all ages and abilities. The aim is to navigate in sequenc...
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Clubs First

Clubs First is a new programme which aims to channel the very best support and resources into sports clubs in Derbyshire...
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Sports clubs

Working with Sports Clubs Derbyshire Dales District Council works closely with local sports clubs in the district, ...

Leisure Services

Town Hall, Bank Road
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3NN
Tel: 01629 761 225
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