Sport & Exercise

St Leonard's Land Swimming Pool

Sport & Exercise members have access to the University's 25-metre six-lane swimming pool on the third floor of the St. Leonard's Land building on Holyrood Road.

Important Update - 05 January 2021

Following the Scottish Government announcement regarding tighter Coronavirus restrictions coming into force from midnight 04 January 2021, member access to the swimming pool is currently suspended.

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Video: Swimming at St Leonard's Land
Make a splash in the University's 25-metre six-lane swimming pool as part of your Sport & Exercise membership. The swimming pool is located on the third floor of St. Leonard's Land on Holyrood Road.

We share the pool with the Institute for Sport, Physical Education and Health Sciences ( ISPEHS) and Edinburgh University Sports Union (EUSU) clubs.

The pool is divided up into slow, medium and fast lanes during the members swim sessions. To participate in member lane swimming you should be able to swim at least 2 lengths of the pool without stopping.


Festive Opening Hours

Find out about our opening times during the festive season in December 2020 and January 2021.

Member swim sessions

swimming timetable
View our weekly member lane swimming timetable and our new guidelines for visiting

Contact details

swimming prices
Please find details of the various different contacts relating to the swimming pool and group bookings