Our ten swimming centres around the city offer modern aquatics facilities and changing areas. Many also offer additional poolside facilities such as a sauna, jacuzzi or steam room and you can relax in the café with a healthy snack. Be sure to check out the authentic Turkish Baths at Portobello Swim Centre.

Pools are open early until late with flexible session times so dip in when it works for you - view venues for specific pool timetables.

Fun Sessions are ideal for little and big kids - with floats, soakers and toys available to make a splash with. Sessions are available every weekend at six of our swimming pools. Days and times vary by centre. Find out more on our Fun Sessions page.

Recreational Swimming

Fancy a leisurely swim at your own pace and don’t want to be counting laps in the lanes? Available at all ten pools - listed above. 

Lane Fit

Choose between slow, medium and fast lanes, making the sessions suitable for all fitness levels and swimming abilities. Check out our Lane Fit page for more.


We have swimming lessons for all ages. Our swim teachers are fully accredited and follow the Scottish Swimming Learn to Swim Programme

Skills and Drills

Skills and Drills will improve your technique, make you a stronger swimmer, and introduce you to key aquatic drills and prepare you for Masters/Powerswim classes.


Powerswim is a 30-minute fitness swim class designed to make you a stronger, fitter and faster swimmer. Powerswim caters for a wide range of swimming abilities, from casual fitness to a competitive swimmer. 


An adult coached class where you will increase fitness and improve your technique under the guidance of an expert. Masters caters for a wide range of abilities, from casual fitness to competitive swimmer.

Times for Skills & Drills, Powerswim and Masters are listed in our fitness class timetable - check out the link below for full details.

Save money with a swim membership. Enjoy unlimited access to all our pools, saunas, steam rooms and Turkish Baths at Portobello. You'll also get up to 25% off other selected activities including the gym, climbing, racquet sports and golf.

To find out more about joining, select your favourite venue from below and click 'View Membership Options' to see what's on offer.

Swimming is a great way to increase fitness and strength and is suitable for all ages. 

Here are some of the benefits you get from taking to the water:

  • it burns calories
  • improves your muscle tone and strength
  • helps your heart and lungs
  • improves your fitness and flexibility
  • avoids straining joints and muscles
  • will give you a boost and make you feel happier

If you're not confident in the water then come and speak with us.

We can help you discover the enjoyment and benefits of swimming, from babies through to adulthood.

Whether you've never been in the water before and are just starting out or you want to improve your technique we can offer coaching to support you on your swim journey.