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Football facilities

Man about to kick a ball beside goal.

Astrodome (synthetic indoor pitches)

A game of football at the indoor Football AstrodomeThe indoor Football Astrodome comprises two 38x22m, 5-a-side Fieldturf synthetic grass football pitches with Futsal goals and pitch markings.

Weekly Futsal leagues take place during the academic timetable.

The Astrodome can also be booked as a full hall (60x40m) with full-size goals.

Synthetic outdoor pitch

Situated in a dedicated area together with the main competition grass football pitch, behind security fencing, this floodlit Fieldturf synthetic grass pitch is available for football training and matches.

Bookings are also available for recreational seven-a-side matches (pitch split into thirds).

Grass pitches

We have 2 international standard grass pitches (105x68m), one with floodlighting and both with automatic sprinkler systems.

We have a further 4 grass pitches and a dedicated goalkeepers' practice area.

Coaching for children

Hearts Football Academy runs a range of football coaching courses for children

Courses available include:

  • Academy Skill School
  • Advanced Academy Skill School
  • Girls-only Skill School
  • Goalkeeping School
  • Advanced Goalkeeping
  • Tynie and Teenies' School of Soccer
  • Skill School, Masterclass and Goalkeeping Challenge weeks are also run during the summer.

Heriot-Watt staff receive a 10% discount on all courses.