About the Centre for Sport & Exercise

Student and staff at the Centre for Sport & Exercise reception

The Centre for Sport & Exercise (CSE) is the generic name that encompasses all facilities and activities for both sport and exercise at Heriot-Watt University.

The Sport & Exercise Centre is the name for the original buildings and facilities available prior to the development of the Sports Academy. These include two multi-purpose sports halls, a climbing wall, eight squash courts, cardiovascular and conditioning suites, a strength and conditioning centre, an indoor Golf Academy, three floodlit synthetic grass tennis courts and a walking/jogging course.

Opening hours

Term time (January–April & September–December):

  • Monday–Friday: 7.30am–9.15pm
  • Saturday–Sunday: 9.00am–9.15pm

Non-term time (April–September):

  • Monday–Friday: 7.30am–9.15pm
  • Saturday–Sunday: 9.00am–4.15pm

The CSE is closed for about two weeks over the Christmas period, and on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Any other closures will be advertised in advance.

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Associated bodies

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