Spring is almost here! What are you looking forward to for this season? With days gradually getting brighter and warmer, now is a perfect time to refresh your fitness goals or try a new sport. If you start now, you have the whole of Spring and Summer ahead of you to develop new skills and enjoy your activities in the sunshine!

Pickleball coming to a court near you!

One of the fastest growing racquet sports will be available at Oriam very soon!

Pickleball Edinburgh

We are excited to add a new sport to our Pay as You Play options in our Sports Halls! This Spring, we will be introducing Pickleball! Never heard of it? Pickleball is one of the fastest growing racquet sports in the world right now. It combines some of the best elements of Tennis, Badminton and Table Tennis into a fun and accessible racquet sport and it will soon be available to book on our App, Online or at Reception at Oriam. Check out the LTA's guide to Pickleball for more information on the sport and keep your eye out for more news from us when bookings become available for our courts! 

International Women's Week at Oriam

Scottish Women and Girls in Sport Week - Fitness Inductions

Oriam Indoor Tennis Centre

This month we are celebrating the strong women in our community as part of International Women's Week, with our Performance Sport Team and Sports Union. On Friday 8th March we invite women in our community to an Introduction to Resistance Training with our Performance Sports Team. Try out new exercises and build confidence in the Strength and Conditioning Suite, in a welcoming and relaxed environment. 

Ace your next Tennis Match with Oriam Tennis Coaching

Adult Tennis Classes at Oriam

Oriam Indoor Tennis Centre

No matter your ability, our group tennis classes can help build your confidence, fitness and skills on court. Following a successful introductory series, Cardio Tennis will be available to book online or on our Oriam App from March. Cardio Tennis is a fantastic combination of great music, tennis skills and functional fitness exercises, all in one 60-minute session! Ready to test your skills against friends or family? Remember you can book your court on our App today! Watch this space for more news on Tennis Classes for this Spring and Summer. 

Runners, take March all in your stride with Oriam Clinic

Cold Weather Exercise

Oriam Indoor Tennis Centre

With less than 100 days to go until the Edinburgh Marathon, are you race ready? Read the latest blog from our Clinic team about the benefits of regular strength training and physiotherapy support for runners. Not quite ready for the Edinburgh Marathon? Why not try Oriam Parkrun, a fun and relaxed 5k (3 miles) around the Heriot-Watt Campus, starting and finishing at Oriam. 

Squash Stars

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Our Head Squash Coach, Donna Lobban will be delivering a new series of Squash Stars, starting from 1st March! This series of classes is a great introduction to this fast-paced sport, for kids aged 5-9 years. Find out more and book a space on our kids activities page.


Here's a round-up of everything we have planned at Oriam for March. New Classes, activities and more coming for spring 2024.

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