Queen Margaret University Sports Centre has a wide range of state-of-the-art sports facilities that are open to use for students, staff and the general public. From our indoor Fitness Suite and Weights Room to our outdoor gym and all-weather pitch, you will find everything you need to get fit with QMU Sports.

Fitness Suite

The Fitness Suite contains state of the art cardiovascular equipment supplied by Life Fitness including exercise bikes, treadmills, X-Trainers and rowing machines. The CV machines redefine the workout experience with the most advanced tablet console technology featuring an abundance of entertainment options.

The machines allow you to create your workouts at home, so they are ready for you when you come to the gym. This is an exciting and modern way of making exercising easier. To find out more, ask our staff when you’re in.

The Fitness Suite also contains a range of fixed weights machines designed to target all the major muscle groups. The machines are designed to be easy to use for individuals of all fitness levels placing you in the ideal exercise position to optimise results.

On your first visit to the suite you will receive an induction for the use of the equipment and can be provided with a training programme developed to suit your lifestyle. Training programmes are on going and can be reviewed at any time. To book for a programme please contact the sports reception.

Fitness Suite & Weights Room Charges

QM Sports Centre Members: Free
Non Members: £6.10 peak times or £5.10 off peak
Induction (non members first visit only): £6.10 peak times or £5.10 off peak
Programmes (non members only): £18.50

Off Peak times: Monday - Friday before 5pm, Saturday & Sunday 9am - 4pm

Weights Room

Our Weights Room is situated next to the Fitness Suite and contains the following equipment:

  • Dumbbells 2.5kg - 35kg
  • Olympic bar x 3 & plates 1.25kg - 25kg
  • Bumper Plates (5kg and 10kg) Curl Bar (10kg)
  • Half racks x 2
  • Bench x 2
  • Micro Plates

All users of the Weights Room must have an induction in its use prior to access being granted.

 

Fitness Suite & Weights Room Charges

QM Sports Centre Members: Free
Non Members: £6.10 peak times or £5.10 off peak
Induction (non members first visit only): £6.10 peak times or £5.10 off peak
Programmes (non members only): £18.50

Off Peak times: Monday - Friday before 5pm, Saturday & Sunday 9am - 4pm

Induction

Please note that all users must complete a PAR-Q and have an induction before using the facilities. Please contact the sports reception to book in.

Sports Hall

The sports hall is available for one off or block bookings for the following activities:

Badminton 4 courts
Netball 1 court
Volleyball 1 court
Basketball 1 court
Football 5-a-side

Equipment is available for hire for any of the above sports.

Hourly Hire Charges

Booking Standard Off Peak
Badminton £14.50 £11.75
Table Tennis £7.20 £5.30
1/2 Hall £30.40 £20.00
Full Hall £57.90 £36.20

Off Peak times:

Monday to Friday 7am - 5pm

Saturday and Sunday: 9am - 4pm

Outdoor All-Weather Pitch

The floodlit, all weather Astroturf is home to 1 seven-a-side or 2 five-a-side football pitches. The astroturf is available for one off or block bookings.

Hourly Hire Charges

Booking Standard Off-Peak
1/2 Pitch £21.80 £16.50
Full Pitch £42.20 £31.60

Off Peak times:

Monday to Friday 7am - 5pm

Saturday and Sunday: 9am - 4pm

Fitness Studio

The Fitness Studio is home to our fitness classes. Please see class timetable for details of current classes and how to book. This multi purpose area that can be used for exercise or dance with its sprung floor and wall mirrors is available for hire to clubs and groups.

Hourly Hire Charges

Booking Standard Off - Peak
Hire £21.30 £15.40
Fitness Class (QM Sports member) £ FREE £ FREE
Fitness Class (non member) £ 6.10 £ 5.10

 

Outdoor Gym

Our outdoor gym facility can be found at the far end of the academic building near the pond. This facility is open all year round and it offers a range of bodyweight based resistance equipment which includes:

  • Pull up, Press up and Dip area.
  • Chest Press
  • Row Machine
  • Pulldown
  • Cross-trainer

The outdoor gym is free for everyone to use whenever they want.

Bookings:

To book on an ad-hoc basis, please contact the sports reception on 0131 474 0000.

If you would like to arrange a block booking, please contact Sarah MacDonald, Leisure Services Manager on 0131 474 0000.

Please see the Sports Centre Terms and Conditions

Sports Centre

Opening Hours 

Monday - Thursday 7am - 10pm

Friday 7am - 8pm

Saturday - Sunday  9am - 4pm

Show Contacts

Sports Centre

Sports Reception Please ask for "sports reception"
0131 474 0000

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