Welcome To Oriam

Thank you for joining and becoming a member at Oriam. Through becoming a member at Scotland's Sports Performance Centre, you've kickstarted your fitness journey and are well on your way to achieving your goals! 

To help you get the best start possible, we've created this short guide to help you get moving and active as soon as possible. Oriam is home to a wide range of facilities and services perfect for kickstarting and continuing your fitness journey for many years to come. From our fantastic fitness suites and group exercise classes to our pay as you play sport offering, Oriam Clinic and Oriam Café, there's lots to explore and discover.

Get active and experience everything Oriam has to offer using our handy guide below and unlock your fitness potential today. Welcome to Oriam and our Fitness Family!

Your Oriam Membership Team.

1. Collect Your Membership Card

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Your brand new Oriam Membership Card is waiting for you at Oriam Reception which is located just inside our main entrance. On your first visit to Oriam be sure to stop by our reception desk to collect your membership card. This will allow you to access our fitness suite and get active as soon as possible. 

If you hold a discounted adult membership on either direct debit or annual, please ensure that you have your proof of eligibility with you when you visit for the first time. This will allow our reception team to confirm your eligibility for this membership type, allowing you to receive your card and access our range of facilities.

2. Download the Oriam App

Download the Oriam App

Our app offers the best way to manage your membership at Oriam, alongside booking classes and pay as you play sport. Through our app you will be able to explore our fitness class timetable and book onto a class and time that suits you. With a range of fantastic gym based circuits classes and group exercise classes on offer, our app allows you to check available spaces, and manage your bookings.

As a member you benefit from 20% off our range of Pay As You Play Sports, including squash, tennis, basketball, and badminton. this can also be booked and paid for via our app with a range of different times and court spaces available. 

Our app is a one stop shop for all things Oriam and can be easily downloaded from the Apple and Google Play app stores. 

3. Book Your Fitness Induction

Get Started at Oriam - Book a fitness induction

As a new Oriam member you are entitled to a free fitness induction with our gym team to introduce you to our range of fitness spaces and services to help give you the best start to life at Oriam. Our free fitness inductions are a great opportunity to make sure you are confident and comfortable with our fitness suite equipment and services. Meet our team and other new members and find out about the services and resources available to you. Our fitness induction includes:

  • A 30 minute session in small groups of up to 5 members.
  • Introduction to our range of fitness facilities and services.
  • Get started with our My Wellness App.
  • Optional Tanita body stats analysis.

If you have any questions about booking you induction or about any of the equipment and services available to you in our fitness suites, our fitness team are always happy to help. Book your induction today, check availability with our team when you visit or contact our team via email at: healthandfitness@oriam.hw.ac.uk

4. Your First Workout

Gym Routine - Squats

Once you have your membership card, downloaded our app and have booked your induction, its time to start getting active. Starting at a new gym can be daunting for some people, so we've highlighted 4 essential items to remember:

  • Oriam membership card
  • Water
  • Padlock for your locker
  • Comfortable sports clothing and footwear

If you don't have your own padlock already, don't worry, this can be purchased at Oria Reception. Please remember that Oriam is a cashless facility, so you will need to ensure that you have your card or mobile wallet. 

We also have showers available on-site in our changing spaces, so be sure to bring a towel should you wish to shower after your workout. Towels can also be hired at reception if required. 

If you've just completed your induction our staff will be able to recommend some exercises to do in your first workout at Oriam. If you didn't manage to book an induction, our staff on the gym floor would still be more than happy to provide a plan for your first time in the gym.

5. Maximising Your Membership

Oriam is home to a wide range of services and facilities, many of which you can take advantage of as a member. We've highlighted a few different areas for you to explore in your first few weeks and months at Oriam to help you get the most out of your membership.

Fitness Classes

Get started at Oriam - Book a fitness class

As an Oriam member you can access our range of fitness classes for free as part of your membership. From gym based circuits classes, body combat and cycle fit to Pilates,, Zumba and yoga, there's a class available for every interest. You can explore our range of classes and book on our website or via our app. Book a fitness class today!

Pay As You Play Sport at Oriam

PAYP Basketball at Oriam

As an Oriam member you benefit from 20% off  all our Pay As You Play Sport offering, excluding football. This means that you can enjoy a wide range of sports including, squash, tennis, badminton, basketball and table tennis at a discounted rate. Our sports offer a fantastic and fun way to stay fit and active an better yet, allow you to share your love of Oriam with a friend. Our sports facilities are amongst the best in the country and are trusted by some of Scotland's top teams and athletes competing on the international stage. The easiest way to check availability and book is via the Oriam app.  Wow your friends and family and book to play at Oriam today!

Book a Massage at Oriam Clinic

Get Started at Oriam - Book a massage

Oriam Clinic offers a range of fantastic physiotherapy and recovery based services and as a member you benefit from 15% off some of our most popular treatments. Whether you have a sports or work based injury or are looking to have a massage for relaxation or recovery, Oriam Clinic is here for you. Our experienced staff are experts in their field with years of experience and offer a wide range of services and treatments. Why not book a post-workout massage today to recover from your gym session? 

Stop By For A Coffee at Oriam Café 

Oriam cafe

Oriam Café is located at our front entrance and offers a range of food and drink at great prices. Whether you're looking to kickstart your early morning session with a pre-work out coffee or stock up on protein snacks Oriam Café is the place to be. In addition to workout snacks, our café offers hot soup, sandwiches, toasties and fresh smoothies to keep you fuelled throughout the day. Check out our menu online, or stop by on your next visit to fuel workout. 

Thanks for checking out our blog on everything you need to get started at Oriam as a new member. We hope that you enjoy everything Oriam has to offer. If you have any questions or queries about your membership, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our team at reception or via email at memberships@oriam.hw.ac.uk

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