Who we are

Edinburgh Leisure is a charity that is dedicated to making a positive difference to communities by creating opportunities for everyone to get active, stay active and achieve more. To do this we have 31 sports facilities city-wide that receive over 5 million customer visits per year from a wide mix of customers. As a charity all of the money raised is used to protect services and facilities. We also run around 20 ‘Active Community’ projects that use physical activity and sport to improve the lives of people affected by poverty, disabilities and health conditions. 


Edinburgh Leisure offers advertising platforms and sponsorship opportunities throughout our venues and online, enabling you to promote your business with the biggest club in town:

  • 15 Gyms
  • 10 Swimming Pools
  • 6 Golf Courses
  • 141 Pitches
  • 37 Tennis Courts
  • 700+ Fitness Classes per week
  • 1 Climbing Centre

  • 5 million + customer visits per annum
  • 520k coached programme visits (13k children a week in lessons)
  • 23k members
  • 1.14 million swim visits per annum

Edinburgh Leisure works with our corporate supporters to ensure that you reach your target market. We are able to segment our customers by: demographic, activity behaviour, interests and spending behaviours.

Choosing to work with Edinburgh Leisure means so much more than just placing an advert; the investment you make with us enables Edinburgh Leisure to help the people of Edinburgh to live well- so you are giving back to the communities you do business in whilst fulfilling your corporate social responsibility. 


For more information, please contact Audrey McKniven, our Corporate Partnership Manager, via AudreyMcKinven@edinburghleisure.co.uk.

Please note: as a charitable trust, we do not sponsor events or accept funding applications.


Speedo is a Royal Commonwealth Pool Partner promoting swimming and activity to 750,000 customer visits a year, the partnership enables Edinburgh Leisure to invest in swimming, health and wellbeing. For more info on Speedo visit www.speedo.co.uk.


ESPC is an Edinburgh Leisure Multi Venue Partner, branding within 9 venues across the city connecting with over 3 million customer visits per year. This investment by ESPC provides vital funds for Edinburgh Leisure, enabling us to reinvest in services and award winning community health programmes. For more info on ESPC visit www.espc.com

Edinburgh Arts & Entertainment (EAE)

EAE is Scotland’s leading arts and tourism leaflet and poster marketing company who have been a valued Edinburgh Leisure partner for over 10 years. EAE have leaflet racks in the majority of Edinburgh Leisure venues, showcasing all the great tourist and family attractions throughout Edinburgh, Fife and the Lothians.

Bailie Gifford

Baillie Gifford, is a successful investment management firm with its head office in Edinburgh  They have funded our ‘Jump In’ project. Their generous support means we can continue to run Jump In from January to November 2019 and help a further 320 pre-school children from some of Edinburgh’s most deprived areas – giving them the opportunity to learn how to swim. Baillie Gifford want to help make Edinburgh a great place to live, work and visit - we’re very proud to help them do that.