SRUC King's Buildings, Edinburgh

Due to its close proximity and links with Edinburgh University, all of the campuses sports facilities are run by the Edinburgh University Students' Union (EUSA). SRUC Edinburgh students are able to become EUSA members through a registration process at the start of each academic year.

EUSA facilities include the Centre for Sport and Exercise (CSE) and playing fields, which offer a wide range of indoor and outdoor sports facilities. Indoor activities include gyms (free weights and machines), badminton and squash courts, football, basketball, volleyball and martial arts. Outdoor facilities offer football and rugby pitches, cricket squares and a residential outdoor activity centre which offers sailing, windsurfing, hillwalking and mountain biking.

SRUC King's Buildings, Edinburgh also has its own rugby, football and hockey teams which compete against local teams as well as teams from the other SRUC campuses. The city's sports facilities (both indoor and out) are also very impressive and include Europe's largest artificial ski slope which is open all year round.

SRUC Barony, Dumfries

The Barony sports hall is suitable for badminton (4 courts), indoor tennis, carpet bowls, basketball, volleyball, indoor football and table tennis. Your supporters can watch you compete from the comfort of the Kirkmichael bar which overlooks the sports hall.

If you are a naturalist, bird watching at the pond or along the Ae valley may appeal. A visit to 'big wood' provides the best opportunity to see red squirrels, a common sight on the Barony estate.

SRUC Craibstone, Aberdeen

For golfers, there is an 18-hole pay and play golf course, just a 5-minute drive away, with a bar and restaurant in the clubhouse.

Kirkhill Forest close by offers an excellent technical mountain bike course and also a great walking/running challenge. Students regularly organise sports competitions with those from other SRUC campuses and other agricultural colleges.

SRUC Elmwood, Fife

The campus has a state-of-the-art fitness suite that offers up-to-date resistance machines, a wide selection of free weights and cardiovascular machine along with expert staff providing a range of services to ensure you get the most out of your workout.

Our Sport and Fitness Co-ordinator can arrange an induction session and tailor a personal exercise programme to meet your needs.

Football, badminton, table tennis, aerobics, basketball and weight training are all available. Taught classes also include circuit training, strength and conditioning session, gentle gym work and teen fitness.

Opening times

The Games Hall is open from 12:15pm-1pm every day and additionally on Tuesdays from 5pm-5:30pm, on Wednesdays from 12:30pm-4:30pm and on Thursdays from 5pm-6pm.


Membership can be purchased annually or every month, allowing access to the fitness suite and reducing costs for fitness classes to just £1 a session (£2.50 for a non-member).

Casual public use of the fitness suite is charged at £2.50 per session (student/OAP/unemployed £1.50). Personal training consultations are charged at £12 with ten personal training sessions costing £100.

Elmwood gym student and OAP: academic year £50, 12 week membership £20, monthly £15
Elmwood gym public: annual £165, pay per session £2.50

Elmwood golf course

Elmwood Golf course welcomes both golfers and non-golfers alike. The course is owned and managed by SRUC, and has almost 800 season ticket holders. The course also has a pay-as-you-play facility welcoming young and old, beginners and single handicap golfers. With scenic views of Tarvit Hill and the Lomond Hills it is a very pleasant walk.

There is an excellent restaurant in the clubhouse, a state of the art custom fitting & tuition suite, a PGA Professional on site delivering lessons to individuals and groups of all ages, and also a floodlit driving range with 6 indoor bays and 15 outdoor bays. For further details see the Elmwood Golf Course website.

SRUC Oatridge, West Lothian

As the campus hosts the Scottish National Equestrian Centre, equine competitions are run regularly, with riders attending from all over the country.

Oatridge golf course

There is a nine hole course at our Oatridge campus, which is used by students and the public alike. Golf equipment, trolleys and buggies are available for hire, and golfers can enjoy a coffee and snack in the clubhouse, too. There is a large practice putting green, a practice area with bunkers and a double practice bay.

You can find out more from the Oatridge golf course Facebook page and the Binny Golf Club website.

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