Activities for children

There are many physical activities and sports available to children and young people in Edinburgh.  Try something new.

School based activities

Your Active Schools Coordinator can help you find more activities at or near your school.

We also have programmes for

Edinburgh Leisure

Most of our sport and leisure facilities are run by Edinburgh Leisure, and they have lots of information on their website.

For example, you can find junior coaching sessions for any young person from as early as preschool.

If you're not sure what you want, you can start by browsing our list of activities - there is something for everyone!

Club Sport Edinburgh

Find your nearest sports club on the Club Sport Edinburgh website. There are a range of sports on offer.


Find dance classes on Dancebase or search for dance activities on Your Edinburgh.

Activities for under 5s

Find ideas of fun play activities for 0 to 10 year olds.

Try out one of the many play parks near you  in the city.

Sign up for Mini Kickers, a programme of football activities for boys and girls aged 3 to 5.

Find activities for children under five on Join In Edinburgh.

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