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Live IT



Derby County Community Trust support children and families to lead healthier and happier lifestyles through the Live IT programme! Activities range from trampolining to smoothie making, gym sessions to BoxFit, providing education around fitness and nutrition in a fun and caring environment. The project improves confidence, self-esteem and makes sure everyone’s enjoying themselves along the way. 

Who can join? 

Children aged 5 to 17 
Registered to a Derby doctor and/or a Derby city resident. 
Be on the 85th BMI centile or higher. Click below to calculate your child's BMI.

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What do we offer

A free year of support for children and their families 
An initial activation session for children to sign onto the programme at Willows Sports centre or Oxygen Free Jumping. 

For under 12s  
Live IT clubs run after school, across the city. Children will take part in games and activities each week to support a healthy lifestyle and learn about the little changes that can make a big difference. 

For over 12s 
Gym sessions – A personal training plan will be developed for young people to work safely on their own goals. 

 All children signed onto the programme get a free swim pass and parents and siblings get a reduced rate to swim. Children can also access a free timetable of holiday activities across Derby, including Jump and Fun.

For a full timetable of Live IT sessions click below.


How do I sign a child onto the programme?

Referrals can be made by parents/guardians by following the link to the Live Well website below.


See for yourself the impact Live IT has had on past participants!

Toby's story

Oliver's story

Rachna's story


Refer In

For more information contact: Sara Adcock, Physical Activity and Health Officer, on 01332 416140 or email [email protected] 

"My children really enjoy their Live IT sessions. The team are super supportive, non-judgemental and are always reassuring and helpful."


Ways To Support Us

DS Active

Fundraising and Events

We have a number of ways that you can support us - and the easiest way is by coming a regular donor through our Black and White family.
Trust Partner

Become a Trust Partner

Join our amazing business network who are supporting our work in a huge range of ways - from making donations to providing volunteers and much more.
Derby 10K

Enter the Derby 10K

Whether you want to test your fitness or try something new, we run a number of events each year to raise vital funds!