Santa Upping His Game at Edinburgh Leisure's soft plays

Edinburgh Leisure | Thursday 17th October 2019 8:17am

Santa upping his game at Edinburgh Leisure's soft plays this Christmas

In preparation for burning off all those mince pies, Santa Claus will be consuming this Christmas, he’ll be coming to Edinburgh Leisure’s soft plays, suitable for 0-10 years, to enjoy some of the great fitness facilities available at the venues which will host his Christmas parties during December.

Santa has been seen on the climbing wall at Edinburgh International Climbing Arena (EICA) Ratho, perfect for practising descending all those chimneys.  He’s also been making a splash at The Royal Commonwealth Pool.

Children visiting Santa at Tumbles at Portobello; EICA: Ratho and The Commonwealth Pool, will also have the chance to be active.  From rocking around the Christmas tree to burning off all that Christmas excitement across the city’s soft play venues, there’s plenty to keep kids active this festive season.

Tumbles at Portobello, 20 Westbank Street, Edinburgh  EH15 1DR

What:                                      Tumbles Christmas party - soft play included, a disco, face painting and a kids’ lunch box and a visit from Santa, with a present for good boys and girls,

When:                                     Sunday, 22 December 2019 – 15.00–17.00hrs

Cost:                                       Children - Non-members-£10 per child / Members-£7.50 / 0-11 months - £5

To book:                                  Book at reception; 0131 669 0878;


Scrambles at EICA: Ratho, South Platt Hill, Newbridge, Edinburgh  EH28 8AA

What:                                      Scrambles Christmas Disco

When:                                     Friday, 20 December 2019

Time:                                       15.30 – 17.30 hrs

Cost:                                       Children – Non-members -£10 per child / Members - £7.50 / 0-11 months - £5

What:                                      Scrambles Christmas Disco with soft play, disco, face-painting, festive arts and crafts and the opportunity to meet with Santa and for all good boys and girls to receive a present.  There’ll be a prize for the best festive outfit.

To book:                                 0131 333 6333 /

Clambers at the Royal Commonwealth Pool, 21 Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 5BB

What:                          Clambers Christmas Party (19th December 2019) and Breakfast and afternoon tea with Santa (20th – 22nd December)

When:                         Clambers Christmas Party: 16:00 – 18:00 hrs on Thursday, 19th December 2019 - Clambers Christmas Party – includes 2 hours of soft play, disco, arts and crafts, face painting, writing a letter to Santa, meeting Santa in his grotto and receiving a present

Cost:                           Children – Non-members -£10 per child / Members - £7.50 / 0-11 months - £5.00

To book:                     At reception; 0131 667 7211;


What:                          Clambers are going all out for a mega 2 hours of breakfast or afternoon tea Christmas fun with various sessions available.  Choose from a Christmas breakfast or afternoon tea in the Clambers party room whilst making reindeer dust, enjoying face painting and a disco; writing a letter to Santa with the elves, before visiting Santa to receive a present. This will be followed by a 45-minute soft-play session and breakfast or tea is included. 

Children’s breakfast: Mini bread roll with chipolata or veggie sausages; a box of cereal; yoghurt; Christmas cookie; fruit and diluting juice or milk.

Adults’ breakfast: Hot filled roll, tea or coffee and a mince pie

Children’s tea: Cheese/ham sandwiches; Christmas cookie; crisps; yoghurt; fruit and diluting juice

Adults’ afternoon tea: Turkey and stuffing / Brie and cranberry sandwiches (vegetarian falafel and hummus), mini scones, mini tray bakes, mince pie and tea or coffee

When:                         Breakfast: 9.30-11.00 hrs oFriday, 20th / Saturday, 21st / Sunday, 22nd December 2019 / Afternoon tea: 12.00-13.30 and 14.00-15.30hrs on Friday, 20th / Saturday, 21st / Sunday, 22nd December 2019

Cost:                           Children - Non-Members-£14.00 / Members-£12.00 / 0-11 months-£5.00 / Adults - £7.00 (all children or groups of kids must be accompanied by a paying adult)

To book:                     At reception; 0131 667 7211;

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