Whether you're looking for a something for you or your child we have coaching and classes running across Edinburgh. If you just want to try something out or you're looking to hone your skills, you can take your pick from a range of different sports and activities.
Here's more information on our coaching classes including booking and cancellation.
Visit our coaching class timetable where you can check dates and times of classes, availability and request to book a space.
Please bear with us we may take longer than usual to get back to you at this time.
For customers in our coaching programme, you can access your online coaching home portal anytime anywhere for;
Follow this link for more information on how to set up your Coaching Home Portal account.
Our normal coaching term dates are below (subject to Scottish Government guidelines):
You probably already know all about our swim lessons for babies to pre-schoolers.
You may also know about Gym Nippers classes from 18 months + and pre-school tennis, ballet, and football.
But did you know we’ve some exciting new combo classes to mix it up a little? Your child could be trying out our full size trampolines or our dry dive board in our Gym & Jump and Jump & Dive Skills classes.
If your wee one enjoys jumping, tumbling – or just running around, we make learning basic skills fun with our amazing coaches.
"It's really nice from a parent's perspective to watch him improve -
We’re really grateful to have the opportunity to take Sam swimming every week. It’s something he looks forward to and something we look forward to."
Sam is one of many children returning to our coaching lessons. Coaching lessons help young kids to learn important life skills, expel some energy and stimulate them physically as well as mentally.
Watch Sam's story about returning to his swimming lessons at the Commie.
Develop your technique and improve through experience by joining one of the badminton clubs that play regularly at our venues, giving players of all ages and abilities the chance to learn or compete.
Boccia is a target ball sport similar to bowls. Our boccia session is open to both adults and young people with sensory, physical and learning disabilities.
We have indoor climbing courses for all levels of experience, from taster courses to dry tooling and lead climbing. We can take you outside to some of the best mountains in Scotland. We can even help you make a career out of climbing.
Practice twists and turns with trampolines and harnesses in the Dry Dive area before taking to the big boards. We follow the National Diving Award Scheme with classes for all levels.
Starting from the age of 3 to P7 children in our classes will develop confidence, spatial awareness and teamwork. As they progress they'll put their skills, tactics and knowledge into practice playing the game they enjoy.
Developing skills for life in strength, coordination, self confidence and body awareness. Gymnastics teaches the basics of floor and vaulting skills from Primary 1 upwards before progressing to a higher class.
Our Gym Nippers classes help to develop motor skills, balance and agility. Progress within these classes will be monitored against the Edinburgh Leisure class competencies and you can keep a track by signing up to our home portal.
From toddlers to older adults, we aim to improve confidence in and out of the water, with an emphasis on fun and progression. Our swim teachers are fully accredited and follow the Scottish Swimming Learn to Swim Programme.
We can get you or your kids on the way to serving up aces through our extensive junior and adult coaching programme, running according to age and ability.
We offer a range of sports coaching lessons, led by qualified and experienced coaches.
With 12 sports at 17 venues across Edinburgh, our coaching programmes help children to develop new skills, improve their agility and grow confidence.
Watch our coaches engage with children of all ages and teach them how to stay healthy and active always.
There’s something magical about a good teacher. A person who can take ordinary men, women, children and people with special needs…and transform them into swimmers or divers. Edinburgh Leisure run a series of professional qualification courses for those looking to become aquatics based coaches or for those who wish to further develop their careers as a coach.
Whether you are looking to become a qualified swim teacher or dive coach, we have a range of accredited courses on offer.
All of our First Aid courses are accredited by Ofqual and presented in association with the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), which ensures your qualification is recognised nationwide.
Are you interested in a job as a lifeguard? Or want to learn lifesaving skills? We hold regular Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) courses around Edinburgh.
There are lots of ways to work with us to help encourage the people of Edinburgh to lead fitter, healthier and happier lives. Whether it’s as an employee, a volunteer or service provider (like one of our much loved fitness class instructors) or even as a sponsorship partner.