Sports Facilities Hire

George Heriot’s Sports Hire

The Heriot’s Centre for Sport and Exercise opened in March 2012 and since has been an excellent facility for the school and wider public.

Heriot’s pupils will always be the main user of the Heriot’s Centre for Sport and Exercise; however, when not required by the school, we offer our spaces to the Heriot’s community and wider public. Please see below what we have to offer and get in touch with any questions regarding the spaces available. 

Opening hours:
Monday – Thursday 18.00-22.00
Friday 17.00-22.00
Weekends 9.00-22.00

Please note that the Sports Centre opening times will depend on confirmed bookings.

All our sessions are pre-booked and pre-paid and are priced per 1 hour=1 session. The capacity depends on activity. Equipment is not included. We do offer discounts for Youth Clubs and block bookings.

Entrance to the Sports Centre is from the Grassmarket, via Hunter’s close. Please see map here

Please note that NO payments are accepted at the Sports Centre and all payment are made ONLINE  to the:

Heriot’s Centre for Sport & Exercise
Bank account: Bank of Scotland, 80-02-24, A/C No 06006180

Business Address
The Heriot’s Centre for Sport & Exercise Ltd
Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9HE
Tel 0131-221-6700     Fax 0131-221-6724
Company No: SC364937
VAT Registration No: 130 0735 63
Scottish Charity Number: SC044874



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Spaces Available

Sports Hall

(30m x 17.4m,~520 sqm) For a basketball/netball court; 5aside indoor football; four badminton or short tennis courts; indoor hockey; 2 cricket lanes; netball and volleyball.

General Sports (total space) £68.50 per hr
2 Cricket lanes (use of the whole hall) £87.00 per hr
Badminton Court £8.00 per person/per hr

Dance Studio

(17.8m x 7.9m, ~140 sqm) For general purpose dance and exercise such as Zumba, Pilates, Yoga and Ballet.
This also accommodates a full-size badminton court.

£46.30 per hr

Fitness Suite

(97 sqm) Equipped with weight training and cardio equipment. Available for ‘Pay as you go’ costumers, Personal trainers who need a space for training or we can host groups for Fitness courses.

£8.00 per hr (‘pay as you go’)

Activities Room

(45sqm) Available for meetings and other activities (sport or non sport related).

£33.50 per hr