Sport & Exercise
Sport & Exercise does Sport Relief

From 17 - 23 March we are encouraging our staff and members to take part in the Sport Relief Billion Steps Challenge.

Book Online

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

University of Edinburgh students and staff can now join Sport & Exercise online. It's quick, easy and secure.

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

University of Edinburgh students, staff and alumni have a proud history of participation and success at the Commonwealth Games.

From 26 March 2018 new bike parking will be installed at the Pleasance Sports Complex & Gym.

We offer a diverse range of group exercise options to suit all needs and ability.

Student memberships

We are open to everybody and offer the best value full and part-year memberships in Edinburgh.

About us

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

Individual Performance Programme Applications Now Open

Applications for the 2018/19 individual Performance Programme (IPP) open on Monday 5 March 2018.

performance sport

The University of Edinburgh is among the country’s leading sporting universities.

Pleasance Gym

Our sports centre and gym is one of the finest sports and fitness facilities in the country.

Performance sport

We have two climbing facilities at the Pleasance the Tower climbing wall and the Rock bouldering area.

Peffermill playing fields

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

Sports clubs

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

FASIC sports medicine centre

FASIC is Scotland’s premier multi-disciplinary sports and exercise medicine clinic.

Firbush outdoor centre

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

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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.

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.