Saughton Sports Complex

Our sports centre at Saughton is all about outdoor sports. Whether playing or training it's a great location for a game of football and on our athletics track you can clock up a distance or sprint like a superstar.

We all know how good getting active over the festive period can feel. To make sure you can get access to Saughton Sports Complex over the Christmas holidays, please check our festive opening hours before your visit. We will be operating revised opening hours across all venues from 24/12/19 to 05/01/20.


Five grass football pitches, full size third generation synthetic pitch and an enclosed pitch, suitable for 7 or 11-a-side football or rugby training.

3G Pitch

Our all-weather 3G pitch is certified for FIFA 1 and IRB Reg 22 compliance, suitable for matches up to 11-a-side football or rugby training.


Our 400 metre six lane track is open to the public and ideal for race preparation or to improve your technique or stamina.

For general enquiries, please contact the Saughton team on: t. 0131 444 0422 e.

For pitch booking enquiries, please contact our sports pitch bookings team: t. 0131 458 2212 e. school&

Venue Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 22:00
Thursday 09:00 - 22:00
Friday 09:00 - 22:00
Saturday 08:30 - 18:00
Sunday 08:30 - 18:00

Opening hours for specific activities may differ from venue opening.

12 Days Pass

With our 12 Days of Christmas pass you get unlimited access to gyms, pools, climbing walls and over 700 fitness classes across the city for 12 days. T&C's 1. 12 days of Fitness passes can be purchased from 1st December 2019 until 31st December 2019 2. All passes will expire on 31st December 2019. After 18th December you cannot use the full 12 days of the pass although pass is available to purchase up until the 31st December 3. The 12 consecutive days start the moment the pass is bought either in venue or online 4. 12 Day passes give 12 consecutive days access to our Fitness and Climb facilities (gym, swimming pools, fitness classes and climbing). Does not include Turkish baths at Portobello, golf, or soft play 5. Usual membership terms and conditions around usage apply for the 12 day pass


Discount Cards

The Discount Card offers money off a wide range of pay-and-play activities.


Loyalty Card

If you prefer to pay and play you can now pick up an Edinburgh Leisure Loyalty Card which allows you to collect points on a range of activities. These points can then be converted to free visits, making it even easier to stay active. Please note: the Loyalty Card cannot be used in conjunction with any other Edinburgh Leisure card or membership. Terms & conditions apply. Speak to a member of staff for full details.

Up to £0.00 Per Month

Running Track
Non Card Holder £5.30
Discount Card Holder £4.25
Concessionary Discount Card Holder £3.70
Junior/Disability Discount Card Holder £2.65

Prices correct as of 22nd May 2019


For team sports we offer several grass and synthetic pitches catering for 7 a-side and 11 a-side. 

You can book grass pitches throughout the football season (August to May), for a club fixture. The 3G pitch is available for training or one off matches.

  • Five grass football pitches
  • All-weather synthetic surface 3G pitch 
  • Full sized third generation synthetic pitch
  • Enclosed third generation pitch
  • 6 lane, 400m athletics track, long jump pit and other track and field equipment
  • Team changing inside the Sports Complex building


Find Us

Part of Saughton Park, situated on Stevenson Drive.

  • Saughton Sports Complex, Stevenson Drive, Edinburgh, EH11 3BQ
  • 0131 444 0422


  •   By Bus: Frequent services by Lothian Buses Stenhouse Drive buses 1, 2, 22, N22
  •   By Bike: Use the Edinburgh CycleStreets Journey Planner for direct and scenic route options.
  •   By Car: Car park at Saughton Park.
  •   On Foot: Burn calories on the way. You can get directions and an estimated walking time using the Google Maps app.