Sport & Exercise
  • Member and customer access to The Pleasance Sport Complex and Gym, Easter Bush Gym, St Leonard's Land Swimming Pool and Firbush Outdoor Centre is suspended.
  • Peffermill is operating on selected days for clients who are able to continue  training under Government guidelines. 
  • FASIC Sport & Exercise Medicine Clinic will operate a virtual first approach for services that we are able offer in keeping with our Governing Body guidance. Face to face appointments will be offered where deemed essential.

Further information for specific user groups

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Updates on our service offer during Government Coronavirus restrictions.

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

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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.

We support our very best student athletes who compete in an individual capacity to succeed in both sport and studies.

Applications for the 21/22 cohort open now

Sports clubs

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

Spin bikes at the Pleasance gym

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.

Peffermill playing fields

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


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

Performance sport

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

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

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Visit the Playerlayer webshop for your training essentials.