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Summer Holidays - we've got them covered

We are really looking forward to bringing the summer fun (safely)  back to our centres across the City this year. Whether you're looking for a one off activity for the family to enjoy, or some fast track lessons to help make up for lost time, we've got it covered. 

What are you looking for this summer?

Book for a day (9am - 5pm) or for the whole week. Early drop off and late pick up also available. 

At Aqua Camp children from the age of 7 can enjoy a variety of pool activities whilst working towards recognised Scottish Swimming and Royal Life Saving Society awards. A must for anyone who enjoys the water.

Little gymnasts from Primary 1 + will be entertained by our experienced coaches with activities including technique practice, stretching and conditioning, vault & bar sessions into Tumbles foam pits, beam sessions, coaching the coaches, learning how to judge and working on a routine (weekly participants only).

If your child is between 8-14 years old and new to climbing, our week-long Adventure Camp brings together thrilling indoor and outdoor activities including climbing, Clip n Climb, abseiling at EICA and more.

If your child is between 10 - 17 years old and is a more experienced climber looking to get outdoors - our week-long Rock Camp is for them. We combine bouldering and indoor sessions with outdoor Trad and Sport at some of Edinburgh, Fife and the Lothian's most renowned crags.

There's lots of choice all over the City whether your child wants to try something new, or would just enjoy more of their favourite class. 


Starting from age 3 through to S6, we've sessions for those just starting out and with experience. We're also running half day camps from P1 upwards.

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Lessons for children and adults this summer - from Swim Babies right through to Club Ready and Skills & Drills. Plus we have our NEW Swim Diving and Fun sessions AND Deep Water Swimming and Fun sessions.

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Introducing our 2-hour FUN-Dementals sessions for those near the start of their gymnastics journey, and our Development  2-hour sessions for more experienced gymnasts. Plus Gym Nippers from 18 months+

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Book a fast track week of lessons (Select your term-time Dive Skills level, or Dive Skills 1 & 2 Camp for beginners) ages from P1+.

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Budding trampolinists from P1+ will learn the fundamental skills and foundations to build from. Whether your child is new or coming back after a break - these are the classes for you.

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Dance-Mix is a new dance class from children from P1+  that provides a variety of styles and techniques, from jazz to hip-hop to cheerleading, in a friendly and exciting atmosphere.

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Is your child between 8 and 12 years old and interested in learning to climb? Our Ascenders NICAS Introduction programme introduces kids to all the essential skills they need to stay safe and enjoy themselves climbing.

Or if your child is already at NICAS level 2 or above, the NICAS Development programme gives them the opportunity to work through different levels during the holidays.

Swim Diving and Fun: swimmers will learn how to shallow dive for swimming starts.  This includes push and glide skills, handstands  surface dives and more. Coached session is followed by a fun session overseen by one of our teachers.  

Deep Water Swimming and Fun: we cover the fun things we all love to do in deep water and how to keep safe near water. Being underwater is a lot of fun and we will have games activities to help swimmers improve their underwater skills. Coached session is followed by a fun session overseen by one of our teachers.

We are delighted to be able to add public diving sessions to our timetable again at The Royal Commonwealth Pool for the summer.  These sessions last 40 minutes, giving you plenty time to practice your diving technique on our 1m and 3m springboards.  Sessions are open to anyone 9 years and over, as long as you are confident in deep water.

Public Diving Sessions start on Monday 28th June 2021 - only at The Royal Commonwealth Pool.

Advance booking only, online or via our App (4 days in advance for swim members or 3 days in advance without a membership card)

We’re (safely) bringing back a little bit of ‘normality’ this summer with our Junior Fun Swim Sessions. No lanes, no pods, just a big open pool for 9 – 15 year olds to enjoy (no adults).  We’ll have more information on where these sessions are running and how to book soon.

If you're looking for a swim session for adults and children together we have Family Swim Sessions running throughout the summer. 

And if you have children 16 years or over, they can book into our lane swimming or relaxed swimming sessions. Check our app or pool timetable on your venues web page to see when these are running.

Teens can also stay active in the holidays. With full access to our well-equipped gyms, our trained instructors will be on-hand to coach correct technique and use of equipment. Gym access at any time (accreditation) is granted after completion of our 5-day camp. 

To see which venues are hosting camps and how to book, please click here.

The very first in Scotland, AquaDash is our fantastic inflatable playground on water at the Royal Commonwealth Pool. Perfect for all fun-seekers it's an attraction that the whole family will enjoy. You will slide, climb and bounce your way through the thrilling obstacles, beating each one and racing your friends and family.

Or take fun to new heights with AquaDash Extreme: all the fun of aquaDash with the awesome addition of double slides from the 3m and 5m dive platforms!

Clip 'n Climb can run and is thrilling fun for everyone with cleverly designed climbing challenges at Europe’s largest indoor climbing arena just outside Edinburgh. Reaching new heights never looked so good!

Challenge yourself or challenge your friends and family with 15 climbing elements providing a range of features and levels suitable for children and adults.

Don't worry if you've never climbed before, it's suitable for beginners.

To find out more or book a session - Click Here

Want to try the climbing experience with your family?  It doesn't matter if you've never been climbing before, this fantastic 90-minute taster session is the one for you.  Our experienced team will make sure you and your family have a brilliant experience in the most stunning climbing arena around.

Children must be 4 years+ with at least 1 adult 18 years+ in the group for up to 3 children, or 2 adults 18 years+ in the group for up to 4 children.  Maximum of 4 children per session.