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Belper Rugby Club are inviting interested new players to welcome sessions in summer 2022 - see the picture below

Queen's Jubilee events in Belper - June 2022


Belper Amateurs Cricket Club

Located at the Packhorse Ground in Alderwasley the club has teams for all primary children aged six and up. The leaflet below gives information about the club, contact information and extends a warm welcome to all.

Belper Meadows Tennis Club


Belper Meadows Tennis Club is a club for all, young or not so young, expert or beginner.

The club is located by the river next to Belper Town Football Club.

It is part of the Belper Meadows Sports Club, providing facilities for Hockey, Cricket and Bowls as well as Tennis.

The club has 5 courts : 3 Hardcourts and 2 Grass courts. The Hard courts are floodlit.

We have social tennis on Tuesday and Thursday evenings all year round.

The Club plays in the Derbyshire Tennis Leagues in both the summer and winter and in Mens, Womens and Mixed, so plenty of opportunities to play at all levels.

Juniors are welcome at the club.

Junior coaching sessions are held on Monday evening and Saturday morning.

The club organises social events throughout the year, so joining could bring more than playing tennis.


The link below takes you to an Autumn 2021 special coaching program. 

We have a promotion starting on Saturday 18th September for children aged 7,8 and 9.. The offer includes 6 lessons, a new tennis racket, a t shirt, wrist bands and some tennis balls all for £29.99 plus postage. 

Belper Marlin Swimming club

Belper's local swimming club swim at Belper Leisure centre. Join the Marlins if you would like to keep fit, improve your swimming, make friends and have fun.

Children can join from all ages and adults can swim with the masters.


This page has copies of our neighbour newsletters that are delivered to local houses by volunteer parents and information about local clubs and community events. If you offer a community service, are running a community event or would like to share some community information that will help our children and their families please feel free to let us know on the form below and we'll add it to this page.

Please be aware that St. John's has no affiliation to any of the clubs listed below and has not done any safeguarding or insurance checks on any staff or facilities that any of the clubs use or have.

Belper Meadows Cricket Club

Belper cricket club welcome children from age 5 and up on Saturday mornings and 8 and up on Thursday evenings. The pictures below have information and contact details for families that are interested. 

Belper Sports Football Club

The two documents below provide information on how to get in touch with this local football club. 

Christians against poverty


Run by local families and churches for local families experiencing financial difficulty.

Special Friends

A group of friends that meet to support families that have children with additional needs. There playgroup is on the 2nd Wednesday of each month during term time at 9.45am at Belper Children's Centre, Alder Road, DE56 1LP.

More information is available on ther facebook page and website.

Adding information to the community page

Use this contact form to get in touch with us if you would like to add some information to our community page.