The clocks have gone back and the days are getting colder and shorter but don't worry we still have plenty for you to do all under one roof at Oriam! Find out more about what we have planned for this November in Edinburgh.
Winter Training Tips
Autumn and Winter can be tough on your training plans and motivation. Our Fitness team have got some top tips to help you stay active this November. Whether this is your first or hundred-and-first training session our team have got some great ideas to help you stay on track and reach your goals, even on the coldest darkest mornings when your cosy duvet seems far more appealing than an early gym session!
Check out their blog post here.
Squeeze in some Squash
Our new community Squash Club is growing from strength to strength. Players of all levels are welcome at our Oriam Squash Club. Our Community Squash membership offers opportunities for coaching, friendly games and competitions alongside further discounts on your squash court bookings! Join our Community Squash Club today.
Looking for Squash classes for your kids? We are also now hosting Squash Stars for ages 5-9 years. Find out more here.
Did you know we have a thriving community of Walking Football and Walking Netball players at Oriam? Both clubs have developed a great calendar of fun sessions, training, competitions and socials. The clubs' welcoming and friendly atmosphere supports every members physical and mental wellbeing.
Find out more about the clubs on our walking sports page.
Also check out the recent feature on the Walking Football club:
C&B News Page 46| Oriam Walking Football Partner with Currie FC as Club grows within the community
Working out with a friend has been proven to increase your chances of maintaining a fitness routine and achieving your fitness goals. This month, share the fun with a friend and be in with a chance to win a signed Scottish Rugby top. Find out more here
Minis and Juniors Sports
Got the kids back to into a school routine after the October Holidays? The Winter Term has also started for our Minis and Juniors classes but it is not too late to get your little ones signed up for weekly sports classes! Multi-Sports, Mini Rackets and Mini Tennis Classes all still available. Our fantastic coaches are here, ready to help your kids build their confidence and develop a love of sport for the future, with fun and friendly games and activities. Find out more here.
Move for Movember
Every year Heriot-Watt Sports Union participate in Movember, raising vital funds and awareness for Men's Health. At Heriot-Watt, Movember is more than just some interesting facial hair choices! Last year Heriot-Watt and the Sports Union raised over £24,000. Can we beat that this year? This month, the Sports Union clubs will be setting themselves a whole range of sports and fitness challenges to complete in aid of the good cause. Find out more about how you can donate or participate here.
We look forward to seeing the good, the bad and the ugly 'taches as they take shape this month!
The Indoor Tennis Centre is coming, we promise! There have been a couple of delays in the final stages of construction but we are so close now! Mini and Junior Tennis Classes have already kicked-off in our Sports Halls and Adult Racket classes are in full swing. We can't wait to share the new Tennis courts with you very soon.
If you would like to be one of the first to know about our opening events, competitions and Pay as You Play court bookings then join our Tennis Community in our monthly Tennis Newsletter.
We are glad to announce that our Oriam Café will be extending their opening hours, now serving Hot & Cold Drinks and Snacks from 08:00 to 19:00 daily.
Got an early start or staying late for a training session? We now also have a hot drinks vending machine outside the Oriam Lounge above the gym, so you can warm up and refuel whenever you need.
Here's a round-up of everything we have planned at Oriam for November. New Classes, activities and more coming this winter.