Sport & Exercise

Essential maintenance to our facilities and services

Information about upcoming developments, upgrades and temporary closures across some of our facilities.

We pride ourselves on providing world-class equipment and facilities but occasionally need to close some areas to maintain our high standards and improve our offering. We aim to keep any disruption to members and customers to a minimum and thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.   

Current work

Facility  Room/Space Closure details

Pleasance Sports Complex & Gym

Cardio Gym

The space will be closed from Monday 1 May to early August 2023 for an exciting new refurbishment. A selection of the cardio equipment can be found in MyGym.

Pleasance Sports Complex & Gym Eric Liddell Gym The gym will close from Monday 5 June until the refurbishment is complete in early August.  A selection of fixed weights will also be moved into MyGym from Monday 5 June. 
Pleasance Sports Complex & Gym The sidecar park  The sidecar park will be closed all day on Saturday 27 May and until midday on Sunday 28 May and again on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 June to allow scaffolding to be erected for some essential building works. The sidecar park will close from Monday 17 July to Tuesday 5 September for the Edinburgh Festival

St Leonard's Land Swimming Pool

The Swimming pool The pool will close this summer from Monday 31 July to Sunday 6 August 2023 for essential maintenance. 

 The Pleasance hosts the Festival

We are delighted to be hosting a number of Edinburgh Festival venues at the Pleasance Sports Complex & Gym again this year.

We are at the heart of the Festival

During the Edinburgh Festival, a number of venues are hosted at the Pleasance, these include the Pleasance Grand, Pleasance Forth, Pleasance Beneath and Pleasance Beyond. 

What this means for our members:

  • Pleasance Sports Hall bookings will be hosted at St Leonard’s Land from Tuesday 18 July.
  • Our classes that normally take place in the Studio will all take place in the Salle from Saturday 22 July 
  • The side car park will be closed from Monday 17 July to Tuesday 5 September.