Sport & Exercise

Students can now join Sport & Exercise online. Full year, off-peak and semester memberships are available and it is quick, easy and secure.

Book Online

Sport & Exercise members can pre-book exercise classes and other activities online

Exercise classes, workshops and courses

Sport & Exercise offers a diverse range of group exercise options designed to fit into busy lives - we’re sure to have something to suit your needs and ability.


Student memberships

Sport & Exercise offers the best value full and part-year memberships in Edinburgh with no joining fees and is open to everybody!


About us

The University of Edinburgh’s superb sport and exercise facilities are ranked among the very best in the UK.

Firbush outdoor centre

Discover a range of weekend courses at Firbush during May

Support for Physical Activity

A programme for staff and students at The University of Edinburgh who want to be a bit more active, a bit more often.

Spartan Race

Join Team Sport & Exercise as we take on the Spartan Race

Pleasance Gym

The University of Edinburgh's Pleasance sports centre and gym is one of the finest sports and fitness facilities in the country.

FASIC sports medicine centre

Our Fitness Assessment and Sports Injuries Centre (FASIC) is Scotland’s premier multi-disciplinary sports injuries and physiotherapy clinic.

Peffermill playing fields

The University of Edinburgh's Peffermill playing fields boasts some of the finest sports pitches in Scotland.

Firbush outdoor centre

Firbush Point is our residential outdoor activity centre located on the south shore of Loch Tay, near Killin.

Performance sport

The Pleasance sports centre houses our two climbing facilities: the Tower climbing wall and the Rock bouldering area.

Sports clubs

Sport & Exercise is able to take advantage of the University of Edinburgh’s fantastic 25 metre six lane swimming pool.

Keep in touch with Sport & Exercise


We are delighted that we have achieved the prestigious Investors in People Gold Accreditation, the most successful framework for business improvement through people in the UK.

performance sport

The University of Edinburgh is among the country’s leading sporting universities. Sport & Exercise and Edinburgh University Sports Union (EUSU) jointly run Performance Sport support programmes for exceptionally talented student athletes.