Alumni Services

Sport and Exercise

Take advantage of the University's superb sport and exercise facilities long after graduation.

Centre for Sport and Exercise

With your alumni card, graduates can receive a substantial discount on the annual Sport and Exercise membership fee.

Find out more about the Sport and Exercise graduate discount

World class facilities

Facilities include a state-of the-art 100-station gym, eight glass-backed championship squash courts, a number of well-equipped conditioning and sports areas and a wide variety of fitness and instructional classes for all levels of sporting ability. In addition to the Sports Centre at the Pleasance, the University has a 27-acre site for outdoor sporting activities at Peffermill Playing Fields.

Sport and Exercise members also have access to:

  • Fitness Assessment and Sports Injuries Clinic (FASIC)
  • Firbush Point Field Centre, Loch Tay

Firbush outdoor centre

Alumni and their family are entitled to a discount when booking at Firbush Point Field Centre. Firbush is the University’s centre for outdoor activities. Based on the shores of Loch Tay, only 80 miles from Edinburgh, Firbush offers an extensive programme of outdoor activities throughout the year, including family activity weeks.

Activities include sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking, hillwalking, orienteering and mountain biking.

Charges are all inclusive and cover full board, instruction and use of all centre equipment.

More information about Firbush outdoor centre

Partner discounts

Sport and Exercise are currently offering discounted memberships to the spouse, partners and dependent children of University of Edinburgh graduates. Dependent children must be aged 16 and over and memberships are available in one, three, six or twelve month options.

This offer is currently being offered for a limited time so please check with Sport and Exercise to confirm availability.

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