Drumbrae Leisure Centre
Drumbrae Leisure Centre is a bright, airy single level venue that takes advantage of its hilltop location with plenty of green spaces and breathtaking views of the Firth of Forth. The large windows in our swimming pool and fitness studio provide an open outlook and make this a place to inspire and enjoy a healthy active lifestyle.
There really is something for everyone at Drumbrae. In our extensive high-spec gym our friendly, experienced fitness team are here to answer any questions and help you get the most from your workout. We have over 70 instructor led fitness classes a week across two fitness studios and our dedicated cycle studio. You can also enjoy hundreds of classes any time the studios are free with virtual classes on demand, or mix it up and hire a badminton court or football pitch in our sports hall. We also have a large adult and junior sports coaching programme running throughout the week.
What You Can Do At Drumbrae
Open All Hours
Nothing to do, nowhere to go, spent your allowance? If you’re in S1-S6, Open All Hours could be the answer - come try out new sports or fitness and dance classes, work out in the gym, join in a game of football or meet up with friends.
Take the stress out of party-planning and let the kids go wild playing games with our fun, sporty equipment or bouncing around like Tigger.
Party packages available at Drumbrae Leisure Centre:
- Multi-activity (an age limit of 12 years is suggested as height restrictions apply)
- Bouncy Castle (1 to 8 years)
- Football Party
- Sports Hall Party
Recruiting Swim Teachers Now
We are currently recruiting swim teachers to join our swim teams across Edinburgh!
Whether you are looking for a part-time and full time post, you can find hours to suit you in venues across the city.
Apart from fun and fulfillment we offer one of the best rewards packages in the business, including free membership to all of our centres. All of which makes this job something of a catch.
If you are interested in joining our swim team or interested to find out more then just Click Here.
Pay at the kiosk
If you're a Discount Card, 10 for 8 Card or Loyalty Card holder and are visiting the gym, pool or a fitness class, pay at the kiosk and avoid the queues. Check out the demo video below or ask a member of the team next time you're at Drumbrae.
Myzone. Tracking your effort just became effortless.
Are you trying to get more from your workouts? Or aiming to push yourself and achieve more? Whether you're hoping to lose weight, get stronger, or increase your stamina, Myzone can help and it's now available to buy at Drumbrae Leisure Centre.
Using a strap (worn across the chest) Myzone tracks every ounce of effort you put into exercise by the beat of your heart and links back to the Myzone app. Click the link below or ask in the gym to find out how you can use Myzone to achieve more.
Café Refresh at Drumbrae
We’re not just a leisure centre – we also have a fantastic café serving delicious, healthy meals and snacks! Whether you’ve been at the gym or pool just want to pop in, there’s something for everyone.
Choose from our range of freshly made soup, sandwiches, filled rolls and wraps; or why not enjoy one of our delicious cakes with a freshly ground coffee made by our barista-trained staff? We’ve got all this and much more.
We're open 7 days a week – see opening times here.
Coaching and Courses
Whether you're looking to book into coaching for the first time or rebook into a course, we've got all the information you need here.
Whether you've never swum before, just starting out or more confident in the water, we can offer coaching to support you on your swim journey. We have Beginners' sessions where you can gain confidence and learn different strokes. More confident swimmers can develop their technique and fitness at our Stroke Development classes. Adults of all ages, including those over 60 years, are welcome.
Looking for something more relaxing? Our 10-week Tai Chi course is an exercise system for stress reduction and self–healing for all ages and abilities and is a progressive course with emphasis on developing your Tai Chi abilities.
Take to the water with classes for baby to pre-school and for children who are new to swimming or not yet swimming confidently over 5 metres unaided, develop through our programme of classes from Beginner to Elite and with ASN Beginner for children with additional needs.
Out of the water we have Mini-Athletics for pre-schoolers to courses for teens, Gym Nippers Parent and Toddler classes are for children aged 18 months to 3 years with our focus to improve coordination and motor skills through song, dance and movement and classes in badminton, dance, judo and gymnastics.