Sport & Exercise


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Although our facilities may be closed, we are still here to share our resources to help keep you active and boost your mood. 


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

FASIC Sport & Exercise Medicine Clinic is now offering telephone or video consultations following a free triage / screening appointment.

We can advise you on new and existing injuries, refer you to relevant NHS services and information, advise on load management, guide you as you perhaps embark on a new activity, or add useful strategies to complement your existing exercise.

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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.

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.

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.

Firbush outdoor centre

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