Sport & Exercise
Give it a go

Give the Easter Bush Gym and Pleasance Gym and Climbing Wall a go for free this January

Book Online

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

Discover Sport & Exercise

The New Year is a time for new beginnings, for new starts, for a fresh approach.

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 Available for community users and University of Edinburgh students and staff 

Exercise class

We offer a diverse range of group exercise options to suit all needs and ability, featuring over 100 classes, workshops and courses.

Student memberships

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

Pleasance Gym

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

the gym

Serving the students and staff of the Easter Bush Campus and Roslin Innovation Centre Tenants our new 42 station facility is our first 'Satellite Gym'.

Sports clubs

Our members can use the University's fantastic 25-metre six-lane swimming pool.

Peffermill playing fields

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

Performance sport

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

Firbush outdoor centre

Firbush is open to the students and staff of the University of Edinburgh and the wider community.


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

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

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