EDINBURGH LEISURE: ACTIVE COMMUNITIES

Victoria Practice

Offering a range of programmes through Edinburgh Leisure to help you lead a healthy more active life no matter your age or current activity levels

Edinburgh Leisure

  • Get Active: offer a range of low-level physical activities, which offer a sociable way for inactive people to get active and stay active in a fun and friendly environment. 

  • Open all hours: offering teenagers the chance to get active, make friends and have fun on Friday evenings for just £1.

  • Aging Well: encourage healthy and sociable lifestyles in later life by keeping older adults active, offering a range of low-cost activities led by friendly trained volunteers

  • Female Only/BME Swimming: providing opportunities for women to enjoy the benefits of swimming in a female only environment

  • £10 Get Active card: supporting people living on a very low income and in receipt of certain benefits to stay active

  • Activities for People with Additional Support Need: opportunities, information and support to enable people with disabilities or additional support needs to get active

  • Steady Steps: support adults who have had or may be at risk of having a fall, helping to build their strength and mobility. 

  • Healthy Active Minds: supports people living with mental health conditions, such as depression, stress or anxiety to be active and live well

  • Get Going: helps children and their families to get active, eat well and achieve and maintain a healthy weight

  • Get Moving: providing a 12-week programme, helping  adults to achieve and maintain a healthy weight through education sessions and physical activity

  • Fit For Health: supporting people living with long-term health conditions (including cancer) to better manage their condition and live better through physical activity.

  • Community Access Programme: supports community groups across Edinburgh, helping people experiencing inequalities to get active

  • Looked After and Active: supporting the lives of care-experienced children and young people. The project focuses on providing the additional support they need to see the benefits of a healthy and active lifestyle.

  • Active Mums: supporting mums living on a low income to get active, connect with other mums in their community and improve the health and wellbeing of their children, and themselves.