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10 ways that Edinburgh Leisure gives back and supports the people of Edinburgh

| Monday 3rd July 2023 9:15am

In the heart of communities, Edinburgh Leisure is the largest provider of sport and leisure facilities across the city. And while you may be familiar with most of our venues, as a charitable trust we also provide activities for everyone as they move through their lives. And every penny we receive goes back into improving the health and wellbeing of Edinburgh.

10 unusual activities that you can take part in at Edinburgh Leisure

Edinburgh Leisure | Thursday 27th April 2023 9:26am

Wherever you’re at on the map or in life, Edinburgh Leisure is right up your street. With 50+ venues across the city, which includes 1 world-class climbing centre; 6 golf courses; 12 superb swimming pools, including 5 Victorian ones; 14 state-of-the-art gyms; 32 tennis courts; 141 sports pitches; and 750+ fitness classes per week, we like to think of ourselves at the biggest club in town. As we launch our May membership campaign, here are 10 of the more unusual activities you can take part in at Edinburgh Leisure. Some of the activities will be included as part of your membership, others such as Clip ‘n Climb and Aquadash are available as pay-as-you-go.

25 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Edinburgh Leisure

Kerry Teakle | Friday 31st March 2023 11:02am

Edinburgh Leisure, turns 25 on 1.4.2023, officially being born on 1.4.1998, when Tony Blair was Prime Minister in the UK, Bill Clinton was the President of the USA, and Titanic was the top movie at the Box Office. While you probably know Edinburgh Leisure for our venues and sports facilities, I bet there’s a lot things you probably didn’t know about Edinburgh Leisure or our venues. We may celebrate our birthday on 1st April, but these facts are no April fools.

Twenty-five years of making a positive impact on the wellbeing of the city

| Thursday 30th March 2023 12:45pm

Dedicated to making a positive difference by creating opportunities for everyone to get active, stay active, and achieve more, the charity Edinburgh Leisure, who manage over 50 of the city’s sports and leisure venues, celebrates 25 years.

From Ageing Well Participant to Ageing Well Volunteer

| Monday 13th February 2023 3:05pm

After moving to Edinburgh in 2020, Jane felt anxious about her first visit to Leith Victoria Swim Centre. However, when she entered the venue, all fears were quickly forgotten as she was greeted by a helpful and friendly member of staff. Soon after, Jane signed up to our Ageing Well Cycle Skills course, which led to her also becoming an Ageing Well Buddy Swimming volunteer. As a volunteer, Jane supports less confident swimmers get over their fears with a smile on their face.