There are many perks to living in Derby real estate. As the largest suburb of Wichita, there are a large number of amenities and fun things to do without being in the big city. Retirees, young professionals, and families can find a niche here. There are many recreational opportunities including an active recreation commission offering sports, classes, and programs and an abundance of parks and trails in the city. Explore more than 25 miles of hiking and bike paths near your Derby home. There are 32 locations of parkland that cover 366 acres. Be sure to stop into Stone Creek Disc Golf course for a round with friends and also find a fishing lake, path for walking or biking, a playground, open space, and a drinking fountain. Many residents enjoy making memories at this park. Golfers can also check out Derby Golf and Country Club and play a round of 18 holes.
Derby Public Schools are well rated and there are nine public elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school in Derby. This is in addition to two private schools, homeschooling groups, and the Wichita State University South Campus. There are many opportunities for families to be involved in the schools, in recreation opportunities, and in annual events. The community enjoys coming together for the Derby BBQ Festival, Tree Lighting, Independence Day Celebration, and many more events every year. Also stop by the Derby Public Library to check out some materials to take back to your Derby real estate and for special programs.
Derby is a safe city that has dentists, optometrists, an emergency room, and doctors all in the city limits. Other amenities include the Derby Plaza Theaters, Frog Holler Paintball Field, and Derby Skate Park. Spend your summer days at Rock River Rapids Aquatic Park. Speed down water slides, take some laps, splash in the zero depth pool, and relax in the sun or in the lazy river. Find everything you may need for your Derby home at nearby stores such as Target, Ross, Dillons, Walmart Supercenter, and Walgreens. Get the best of everything in Derby, a small town feel with many amenities and close proximity to everything Wichita has to offer.