For Hire:

Inflatable Obstacle Course

The Sport and Health Development team have an inflatable obstacle course to hire for community groups and organisations. The inflatable is 42 feet long and 12 feet high comprising of two individual pieces including a walled and roofed tunnel and a slide. Due to Health and Safety regulations our inflatable is only suitable to be used outdoors on dry and firm ground. The hire of the inflatable obstacle course comes with three members of trained staff. The inflatable is safety tested annually and is fully compliant with EN14960.

Smoothie Bikes

There are two different sized smoothie bikes available for hire with Erewash Borough Council, these bikes a fun interactive way of making healthy smoothies. Choose your fruit, add it to the blender on the top of the front wheel and pedal away. Our smoothie bikes have been extremely popular around the borough going to different events, schools and organisations. Avalable to hire there is a full sized smoothie bike suitable for people aged 14+ and there is a smaller child's sized bike which is suitable for children aged 5-14 years. Both smoothie bikes come with equipment to prepare fruit, blenders, cups and we also hire our bikes with or without staff.

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A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it's up to you.

A female jogger.

Long Eaton parkrun

Saturdays 9am, 5k - West Park, Wilsthorpe Road, Long Eaton, NG10 4AA.

It's free, but you'll need to register online before your first run. For more information visit Long Eaton parkrun).

Long Eaton junior parkrun

A free, fun and friendly weekly 2k event for juniors (4 to 14 year olds).
Sundays 9am - West Park, Wilsthorpe Road, Long Eaton, NG10 4AA.
It's free, but you'll need to register online before your first run. For more information visit Long Eaton Junior parkrun.

Shipley Country parkrun

Saturday at 9am, 5k -  Shipley Country Park, Slack Lane, Heanor, Derbyshire, DE75 7GX.

Joining and participating in parkrun is completely free of charge, however you need to register online first. Visit Shipley Country parkrun (opens in a new window).  

Erewash Triathlon and Half Marathon:

2022 will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Erewash Triathlon. The friendly, local, Erewash Triathlon Event is suitable for anybody including Novice and Regular triathletes.
This year’s Triathlon is on Sunday, 14th August, 2022 and features the following races:

Sprint - 400m (16 length) swim, flat 16km bike and a 2 lap, flat 5km run in the picturesque West Park, Long Eaton. NG10 4AA.

Aquathlon - 400m Swim, 5km Run

AquaBike - 400m Swim, 16km Cycle
The Erewash Half Marathon is a scenic, 13 mile run on Saturday 13th August 2022.
For more information and to enter the races visit