Sport & Exercise

Updates on our services in line with the easing of coronavirus restrictions.

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View our flexible and affordable membership options which are open to everybody.

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Services and online resources to help keep you active and boost your mood. 

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We look ahead to a splendid summer of sport, with students, staff and alumni involved across a number of competitions.


Prevention, diagnoses, treatment and management of your injury to ensure you are at your best, every day.

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Find out about our state-of-the-art gym spaces, our jam-packed weekly class timetable and amazing indoor sports facilities.

Sports clubs

Members can use the University's 25-metre six-lane swimming pool during allocated times. 

Peffermill playing fields

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

Gym memberships are available to staff and students of the University of Edinburgh as well as the tenants of Roslin Innovation Centre.

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Discover the world-class Performance Sport Programmes at the University of Edinburgh.

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

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Enjoy stunning scenery, warm hospitality and take part in exhilarating activities - open to everybody.

Performance sport

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

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Visit the Playerlayer webshop for your training essentials.