The best gyms in Derby

10 November 2019
If you’re living in Derby, the good news is that there are now more gyms than ever in the area. That means pricing is more competitive, but it can also make your decision on which gym to commit to a bit harder. Whether you’re looking for classes, a short term contract or just a place to relax by a pool, there are now a few standout options for you to choose from.

If you’re in the area and looking for a gym, here are top picks of the best gyms in Derby straight from the team at Access Self Storage Derby.


If you only want a gym membership for a short period of time, JD Gyms Derby might be your best bet. The no-contract membership option means you can cancel at any time, no questions asked. Plus, the gym itself is has over 250 machines and classes, a large free weights zone and bootcamps. There’s also luxury changing rooms and free parking (which sounds ideal) and, at the time of writing, it has the most positive reviews on Google for gyms in the area.

Address: JD Gyms Derby, 709 Osmaston Road, Derby, DE24 8NG.
Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 6am – 10pm, Sat – Sun: 8am – 8pm.
Price: No contract membership for £19.99 per month (cancel any time).
Contact: For more information, visit the website or call 01332 948 588.

Nuffield Health Derby Fitness and Wellbeing Gym

If you’re looking for a more luxury option, you might like the Nuffield Health gym in Derby. Fully equipped with classes, cardio equipment and personal trainers, it also has a spa, creche, sauna and a jacuzzi. Plus, there’s free parking and it’s close to the A52/A38, making it an easy drive.

Address: Derbyshire County Cricket Club, Nottingham Rd, Derby DE21 6DA.
Opening hours: Mon – Fri: 6am -10pm, Sat – Sun: 7:30am - 9pm.
Price: From £50 a month, with day passes available.
Contact: For more information, visit the website.

PureGym Derby

If you’re looking for flexibility with your gym contract, you can’t go wrong with PureGym’s Derby gym. With no contract (cancel and renew your membership to suit you), over 220 pieces of gym equipment and machines, 50+ free classes, free WiFi, Personal Trainer bookings available and open 24 hours, PureGym in Derby offers you the most flexible way to achieve your fitness goals.

Address: PureGym Derby, 115-117 St Peter's Street (London Road Access), Westfield, DE1 2AB.
Opening hours: 24 hours/day, 7 days a week.
Price: From £9.99 a month.
Contact: For more information, visit the website or call 03450133257.

Xercise4Less Derby

With over 200 classes a month, Xercise4Less is certainly one of the best gyms in Derby for newcomers. It’s also got a ladies-only gym, a large range of cardio equipment and free weights. It’s also in the city centre, making it a good option for students and those working in the area.

Address: Xercise4Less Derby, 3 Central Hall, East Street, Derby, DE1 2AF.
Opening hours: Mon – Fri: 6am-10pm, Sat – Sun: 8am - 8pm.
Price: From £9.99 per month with discounts for students.
Contact: For more information, visit the website.

Unique Fitness Studio

If you’re looking to work with a personal trainer or have an ongoing health issue, Unique Fitness Studio is the right option for you. It’s the only specialist training centre in Derby and specialises in lower back pain, diabetes, obesity and body transformations. It also has physiotherapists and sports masseuses on-site.

Address: Unique Fitness Studio Derby, 25-27, Great Northern Rd, Derby DE1 1LR.
Opening hours: Mon – Fri: 6:30am-9pm, Sat – Sun: 9am - 1pm.
Price: Available upon request.
Contact: For more information, visit the website or call 07899 170400.

Santino’s Gym and Studio

Looking for a gym with a family atmosphere? Santino’s Gym and Studio has classes for kids and adults, a decent amount of equipment and rave reviews about the welcoming atmosphere. Staff are always on hand to get you motivated and there are plenty of classes to join – they’re free for members of £4 per session, so you can just drop in and try them out, if you like.

Address: Santino’s Gym and Studio, 119a Nuns Street, Derby, DE1 3LS.
Opening hours: Mon - Thurs: 6:00am - 9:00pm, Fri: 6:00am - 8:00pm, Sat: 9:00am - 2:00pm, Sun: 10.00am - 1.00pm.
Price: From £19.50 per month.
Contact: For more information, visit the website or call 01332 340372.