Due to COVID-19, all community sport and children’s activity at Oriam is suspended until further notice. We will be sharing family friendly hints and tips on our social media channel and we hope to see you again soon. 

Please see below the activates that we usually run and as soon as we are able to we will work with all of our partners to get the session back up and running. 

Community Sport

birthday parties
Kids Sports Classes
Inflatable Fun Fridays
Adult Sports Classes
Tour, Play & Learn
Community Sports Hub
Bike Bothy

Birthday Parties

Are you looking for something a bit different for your child’s next birthday party? Then Oriam has just the thing.

Let us take the hassle out of party planning for you. With a huge range of activities available from football to inflatables, as well as different catering options your child will love celebrating their big day at Oriam, the home of performance sport in Scotland.

To ensure everything runs smoothly and that everyone has a great time, we provide a party host as standard, from start to finish.

Check out our brochure below.

If you are interested in making a booking, please complete our enquiry form and we will get back to you.

View the brochure
Enquiry Form

Tots to Teens Sports Classes

2019/20 Block 3 will run for 11 weeks from Monday 13th January until Friday 3rd April (excl. w/c 10th February) 2019. BOOKINGS NOW OPEN

All the old favourites will be returning, including athletics, balance bikes, gymnastics, netball and racquet club!

The new brochure can be found below.

Bookings can be made over the phone on 0131 451 8400, or in person at Oriam reception.

Please note, for any enquiries and bookings for our partner classes, please contact them directly, using the buttons below.

View the Tots to Teens Class Timetable
Contact BW Dance Works
Contact Hearts Soccer Academy
Contact Young Engineers
Contact Kestral Gymnastics club

Inflatable Fun Fridays

With two inflatables sessions, designed to cater for a wide range of ages, our fun run, bouncy castle, and toddler play-zone will keep your young ones occupied.

Pre-booking is not required so just turn as and when you like, reporting to main reception on arrival. Children must be supervised at all times, and children under 12 months go free.

  • Pre-school session £3.10
    • 9:30-11:30
  • All ages session £3.10
    • 13:30-15:30

Dates that there will be no Inflatable sessions:

  • Friday 6th March 2020
  • Friday 3rd April 2020


Adult Sports Classes

Many people stop playing sport once they reach a certain age. However, the older we get the more important it is to stay active.

We currently offer walking football and walking netball for over 50s, open to anyone regardless of experience or ability.

Our Walking Football sessions run on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 12:30-13:30. More information on our Walking Football sessions can be found below.

Our Walking Netball sessions run on Fridays 12:30-14:00. More information on our Walking Netball sessions can be found below.

All of our adult sessions are free to Oriam members.

Oriam Walking Football
Oriam Walking Netball

Community Sports Hub

The South-West Edinburgh Community Sport Hub brings together the key strategic partners to take a holistic overview of sports provision for the area, with a key focus on local community clubs. The hub has three funding partners which are Heriot-Watt University, Sportscotland and the City of Edinburgh Council which supports the cost of our CSH officer.

more information

Bike Bothy

The Bike Bothy is a cycling hub, located on the Garden Lane just off the main University Avenue, that offers the following services: Bicycle Hire Maintenance Classes Bicycle Servicing and Repairs Cycle Training and Led rides on campus and surrounding area Free Bicycle buying advice and safe route planning Fix your own bike sessions For more information on all the Bike Bothy services please click here Should you wish to make an enquiry, pop in and visit the Bike Bothy or contact Evan Oliphant below.

Keep up-to-date with the latest information on the Bike Bothy, including promotional sales, events and bike rides on the Bike Bothy Facebook

Contact the bothy
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