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Enhancing sport and physical activity provision within South-West Edinburgh



Wester Hailes Education Centre is a Community High School incorporating a High School, Community Learning Centre and a Leisure and Recreation Centre.

PE-passing-ball-2The Leisure and Recreation programme operates 85 hours per week, 52 weeks a year, offering a variety of wet and dry, casual and coached activities to suit all ages and abilities.

The central feature of the facility is the leisure pool which consists of a 25m free form swimming pool incorporating a diving pool (with a 1m springboard and a 2m fixed board) and a toddler pool (with a slide and pool toys). Lane swimming, fun floats and pool inflatable sessions are available, there is also a comprehensive Learn to Swim and Dive scheme during the school term.

The Leisure facilities are further enhanced by our fitness suite ‘The Core’ which consists of the latest cardiovascular equipment, resistance weights and a free weights area to enable an effective all over body workout.

The Dry sports area includes 3 sports halls, 2 squash courts, and a dance studio which are available for school and community use.

The Centre also offers a range of facilities and services for local businesses, clubs and organisations including fully equipped Conference / Meeting Rooms and catering.


Free form leisure pool with toddler and diving areas, fitness suite, games halls, squash courts, dance studio, all weather ‘ash’ pitch, conference facilities, crèche and cafeteria.

Opening hours

9.00am-9.30pm* Monday-Friday  

9.00am-4.30pm Saturday & Sunday

*9.30am opening on Tuesday


Varied depending on activity – Membership packages available on request.



Angela Hendry


Recreation Manager

Office Number

0131 442 2201