Sport & Exercise

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

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

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

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Information about upcoming developments and temporary closures across some of our facilities this summer.

Video: Performance Sport at The University of Edinburgh
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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Students, alumni and associated athletes of the University shone on the Commonwealth stage, breaking personal best times and national records, qualifying for event finals, and securing multiple medal successes.

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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.

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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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.

Sports clubs

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

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

Massage

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