Open All Hours

Open All Hours (OAHs) is a physical activity youth work provision delivered in partnership between Edinburgh Leisure, City of Edinburgh Council and the voluntary organisations, Canongate Youth and Jack Kane Community Centre.  The provision aims to provide young people with fully inclusive, accessible and affordable opportunities to take part in sports and physical activities at weekends. Sessions are free! 

Currently, Open All Hours takes place in 7 Edinburgh Leisure facilities and Jack Kane Community Centre.  Young people attending can choose to go to the gym, go swimming, participate in a dance session, enjoy team sports or hang out with their friends.  

The programme targets High School aged young people (from S1 to 17 years), encouraging them to make positive and healthy choices on Friday evenings. Youth Workers, Coaches and Volunteers work in small teams to deliver activity programmes which are fun and engaging.  Focussing on making sport and physical activity enjoyable, providing appropriate pathways for young people to learn and develop, bringing young people into contact with youth & community workers and talented coaches, offering the chance to try new things in a supportive environment and opening up facilities to young people on Friday evenings.

Open All Hours is starting again on Friday 26th April

The new term will run until Friday 7th June at the following venues.

Ainslie Park Leisure Centre

Drumbrae Leisure Centre

Gracemount Leisure Centre 

Jack Kane Community Centre 

Royal Commonwealth Pool 

South Queensferry High School

Warrender Swim Centre - 

Wester Hailes High School


For more information contact

For more information on our Open All Hours programme, please contact or our Active Communities Advisor team