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Best Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres In Edinburgh

We've rounded up the best swimming pools and leisure centres in Edinburgh in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 30 Edinburgh swimming pools and leisure centres to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the swimming pools and leisure centres we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

Royal Commonwealth Pool and Clambers

  • Edinburgh
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Edinburgh's Royal Commonwealth Pool known locally as ‘Commie Pool' the facilities here comprise an excellent 50m main pool with 8 lanes set aside, pl...

Wester Hailes Education Centre

  • Edinburgh
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Wester Hailes Education Centre has a wide range of facilities and an extensive leisure and recreation programme that offers a variety of coached and...

Beacon Leisure Centre4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Burntisland
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Beacon leisure centre is home to 25m of a splishy, splashy water adventure. With wave machine, flumes, and sports for all the family, you can get fit...

Newbattle Swimming Pool

  • Newtongrange
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Newbattle Swimming Pool, located on Main Street in Newtongrange, offers the community a diverse range of water based activities and facilities, inclu...

Xcite Livingston

  • Livingston
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Excite your family at Xcite Livingston. Come and join a swimming complex filled with flumes, modern facilities and a bucket load of fun! With flumes...

Michael Woods Sport and Leisure

  • Glenrothes
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Previously known as the Fife Institute of Physical and Recreational Education but these days called the Michael Woods Sports and Leisure Centre, this...

Xcite Linlithgow Leisure Centre

  • Linlithgow
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Xcite Linlithgow Leisure Centre has a 20m Pool, Teaching Pool with toddler slides and splash area and Space Bugs Soft Play Adventure zone with 2 leve...

Levenmouth Swimming Pool

  • Leven
  • Indoor
  • Water Parks

Levenmouth Swimming Pool is no ordinary pool, it offers fun for all the family with its wave machine, giant aqua slide flume, exploding water cannons...



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Xcite Whitburn

  • Whitburn
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Xcite Whitburn is a leisure centre with a deck level pool, sauna and steam room, 3 tier soft play area, gym, spin studio, fitness class studio plus a...

Grangemouth Sports Complex

  • Grangemouth
  • Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

An active kid is a happy kid and that’s definitely true at Grangemouth Sports Complex! Dive right in and do a few lengths of the 25-metre competition...

Mariner Leisure Centre

  • Falkirk
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Mariner Leisure Centre has a lagoon shaped leisure pool with beach area and wave machine plus kiddie slides include frog, dolphin, whale and walrus c...

Dunbar Leisure Pool

  • Dunbar
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Dunbar Leisure Pool has a beached area with water characters for younger children to play with, a wave machine, water jets and flume. For those who w...

East Sands Leisure Centre

  • St Andrews
  • Indoor
  • Water Parks

East Sands Leisure Centre offers a free form leisure pool with zero entry sloping beach area, cute tropical palms, thrilling giant flume slides and a...

The Peak

  • Stirling
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Peak features a modern multi use ice sheet which welcomes families, with ice hockey, speed skating and ice dancing sessions all available. There...

Perth Leisure Pool

  • Perth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Perth Leisure Pool is ideally situated 5 minutes from Perth City Centre. It's the perfect base for your day out to the Fair City, boasting superb fac...

Broadwood Stadium

  • Cumbernauld
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Broadwood Stadium leisure centre has a state of the art gym overlooking the football pitch, fitness studios, and sports hall, all of which has been r...

Aquatec Motherwell

  • Motherwell
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Aquatec Motherwell is a free form leisure pool which ranges from 0m at the beach area to 1.2m at the deepest point of the pool. The leisure pool has...

The Time Capsule

  • Coatbridge
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Time Capsule is a health and fitness facility offering a whole host of fun activities for a great day with all the family! Ride the high speed St...

Hamilton Water Palace

  • Hamilton
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The 25m competition standard pool at Hamilton Water Palace also features flume and tyre slides, plus awesome lazy river! So float, sink, whoosh or sp...

Olympia Leisure Centre

  • Dundee
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Olympia Leisure Centre's leisure pool's cool highlights include a bunch of cutting edge flume slides with visual effects, rapid river, a wave pool an...

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