Gym and Fitness Class Memberships Currently Unavailable

Due to system updates, our Gym and Fitness Class Memberships are currently unavailable to purchase. All other membership types, including the Spring Pass are available as normal. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and hope to have these available again as soon as possible.

About our Community Access Programme

Membership to the Community Access Programme is open to any NHS Department, City of Edinburgh Council department, Locality/statutory organisations or any registered Scottish Charity. Membership to CAP cost just £20 per year.

Discounted Group AccessCAP provides reduced prices for partner organisations to access Edinburgh Leisure activities with groups of services users. Please see below for more information*.
Discounted CAP Individual cards for service usersOrganisation can refer the people they support for their own individual CAP card that they can use independently to incorporate activity into daily life. 
Training to promote physical activityCAP provides training organisations looking to use physical activity as a tool to improve the lives of their service users. 

Please note that CAP discounted access is available until 4.00pm 7-days a week. Discounts cover both organisation and individual CAP cards.

Swim, Sauna and Steam Rooms

CAP cardholders can enjoy £1 access to all Edinburgh Leisure swimming pools.

CAP cardholders can also enjoy the health and relaxation benefits of our Sauna and Steam rooms for £1. 

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Fitness Classes

CAP cardholders can enjoy £1 access to our wide range of fitness classes.

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Whether is weights or cardio, or both, CAP cardholders can access our 15 gyms across the city for £1 per session. 

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NRG Zone

CAP cardholders from S1 up to 15 years old can access our NRG Zone sessions with our expert instructors for £1. 

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Sports Pitches

CAP cardholders can enjoy a 5/7 a side kick about with pitch access for £10 per hour**.

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Racquet Sports

CAP cardholders can enjoy our range of racquet sports with Badminton, Squash and Table Tennis for £2 per hour and Tennis courts for £4 per hour

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To apply as an organisation please click the button below to access the application form.

To referrer an individual please click the button below to access the application form.

Contact our Active Communities Advisor Team at

Community Access Programme usage expectations

CAP organisation cards are to be used by the named individual only (to change this individual, contact the CAP team at

CAP organisation cards are valid until the end of the current financial year (March 31st). After this time, organisations can reaffiliate by paying the affiliation fee. 

Staff from organisations are expected to supervise groups and individuals throughout their use of Edinburgh Leisure facilities when in attendance. 

Edinburgh Leisure expects:

Card holders and groups to be respectful of staff, other customers and property. 

CAP partners to follow conditions of use and all relevant guidance from Edinburgh Leisure staff. Not doing so may result in an organisation being removed from CAP and loss of their affiliation fee. 

**Pitch access cannot be used for regular team training, academy sessions or league games or for revenue generation focused activities.