Sport & Exercise

Getting ready to Play, Train and Perfom

In line with the current Scottish Government and the University of Edinburgh guidelines regarding the easing of coronavirus restrictions, we are planning to reopen some of our facilities on Monday 26 April. 

Timeline for reopening 

Date Facility / Activity
Monday 19 April Existing members will have their gym memberships reactivated and can prebook their gym, swimming or climbing slot. Bookings for week commencing 26 April will go live from 7am on Monday 19 April.
Wednesday 21 April  University of Edinburgh students and staff can buy a new gym membership and prebook a session online from 9am.
Monday 26 April 

Pleasance Sport Complex & Gym:

  • Gym sessions available from 6am for individual exercise sessions (group exercise classes remain suspended due to Government guidelines).
  • Roped climbing and bouldering available from 11:45am for individual climbing sessions.
  • Community Access gym memberships available to purchase online from 9am.

Easter Bush Gym: 

  • Gym sessions available from 7am for individual exercise sessions.

St Leonard's Land Swimming Pool: 

  • Member swimming will be available for individual sessions.

Firbush Outdoor Centre:

  • Full-day outdoor adventure days will be available (residential trips will remain suspended until further notice)

Information for current and new gym members

Other services on offer

 Guidelines when using our facilities

We continually review our activities and the ways in which we can operate to ensure our member and staff's safety and wellbeing.

The wellbeing of our members and staff is our top priority, so have introduced some new measures and guidelines to help protect everyone:

  • Please stay at home if you are feeling unwell
  • We are asking all members to pre-book gym access, swimming, climbing or classes online. You can do this 3 days in advance. You will not be able to access the facilities unless you have pre-booked online. 
  • Please arrive dressed and ready to workout. Changing rooms will not be available for use, but, there will be toilets access).
  • Please wash/sanitise your hands frequently.
  • Please wear a face-covering when not exercising or engaged in an activity.
  • Please respect others and keep your distance.
  • Please wipe down all equipment before and after use
  • Please follow signs and advice.
  • Please speak to a staff member if you have any questions about your exercise experience.

Please help us keep our members and staff safe by adhering to Scottish Government, Univerity of Edinburgh and Sport & Exercise guidelines.

Specific facility guidelines:

Further Information