Open All Hours
All Hours (OAHs) is a physical activity youth work provision delivered in
partnership between Edinburgh Leisure, City of Edinburgh Council and the
voluntary organisations FABB, Canongate Youth and Jack Kane Community Centre. The provision aims to provide young people
with fully inclusive, accessible and affordable opportunities to take part in
sports and physical activities at weekends. Each session only costs £1!
Open All Hours takes place in 9 Edinburgh Leisure facilities and Wester Hailes Education Centre (WHEC). Young people attending can choose to go to the gym, go swimming, participate in a dance session, enjoy team sports or hang out with their friends.
The programme targets High School aged young people (aged 11 to 17), encouraging them to
make positive and healthy choices on Friday evenings. Sport Development staff, Youth Workers,
Coaches and Volunteers work in small teams to deliver activity programmes which
are fun and engaging. Focussing on
making sport and physical activity enjoyable, providing appropriate pathways
for young people to learn and develop, bringing young people into contact with
youth & community workers and talented coaches, offering the chance to try
new things in a supportive environment and opening up facilities to young
people on Friday evenings.
With so much on offer, at only £1 per session, please speak to your nearest participating venue for more information.
Where you can get involved
You can attend Open All Hours on Friday evenings at the following venues.
Portobello Swim Centre – 6pm to 8pm
Jack Kane Sports Centre (Active Youth) – 6pm to 8pm
Ainslie Park Leisure Centre – 7pm to 9pm
Warrender Swim Centre – 7pm to 9pm
Royal Commonwealth Pool – 7pm to 9pm
Kirkliston Leisure Centre – 7pm to 9pm
Craiglockhart Leisure & Tennis Centre – 7pm to 9pm
Wester Hailes Educaiton Centre – 7pm to 9pm
Gracemount Leisure Centre – 7pm to 9pm
Drumbrae Leisure Centre – 7pm to 9pm
Current sessions will run until 20/03/20.