Inverness Leisure » Sports Activities

We have a wide range of Sports Activities available for children at Inverness Leisure, utilising our fantastic Sports Centre and the Queen’s Park Athletics Track.

The annual timetable can be viewed by clicking here.

You will now be able to BOOK ONLINE from Tuesday 20th December at 8.00am for All-Inclusive and Budget Members, and at 10.00am for Pay-As-You-Go customers.

Please go to https://booking.highlifehighland.com/ and select ‘Inverness Leisure Activities’.

Our sports activities timetable follows the Highland Council School calendar, so they do not run on school holidays or in-service days. Activities may also be affected by specific events, which will be noted on the ‘Alterations’ pages below.

Current Activities Alterations

Current Climbing Wall Alterations

BLOCK-BOOKABLE SPORTS ACTIVITIES

Mini Athletics

(2 years 6 months – 4 years)

Athletes will have great fun taking part in a wide range of activities to promote running, jumping, and throwing skills. Athletics is fantastic for promoting physical development and suitable for all abilities.

Athletics

(4 – 14 years)

Athletes will have great fun taking part in activities to promote running, jumping, and throwing skills.  Athletics is fantastic for promoting physical development and is suitable for all abilities.

Badminton

(4 – 15 years)

Badminton sessions are for children of all abilities.  Players will be introduced to the basic strokes and movements through fun games and activities.

Club Pathway

*Not available in 2023-Block 1 – details to be confirmed for Block 2. Club Pathway is a block of coaching sessions over the course of 12 weeks. The programme is focused on development for competitive swimming, preparing children for entry trials to the Inverness Swimming Club.  Class suitable for children in P3 – S2 provided they have passed the Inverness Leisure Learn to Swim Scheme, or should contact Inverness Leisure to arrange an assessment.

Introduction To Climbing

(5 – 15 years)

Our introduction to climbing classes help children become familiar with heights whilst participating in fun and friendly bouldering games, before scaling our 10m high wall.

Introduction to Lifeguarding

(8-15 years)

This course includes valuable lifesaving and water safety skills, delivered in an exciting way that will get young people involved and motivated.  Class suitable for children aged 8 – 15 years old provided they have passed the Inverness Leisure Learn to Swim Scheme, or should contact Inverness Leisure to arrange an assessment.

Junior Stroke Improvement

(8-15 years)

This course is designed to further develop technique in all four strokes whilst working on swimming fitness and other skills.  Class suitable for children aged 8 – 15 years old provided they have passed the Inverness Leisure Learn to Swim Scheme, or should contact Inverness Leisure to arrange an assessment.

Play & Go

(9 months – 5 years)

Play & Go is a supervised play session involving a soft play circuit and inflatable bouncy castle.  This class is suitable for all children of 9 months+ who can walk and up to 5 years, and is a great place for children and parents to socialise.

Trampolining

(3 years 6 months – 15 years)

We welcome all abilities for this exciting sport. Come along and experience the excitement of bouncing higher than you ever have before. Children will learn a variety of moves and build fun routines.

 

WAITING LIST SPORTS ACTIVITIES

NICAS – The National Indoor Climbing Award Schemes are UK wide schemes designed to promote climbing development and accredit individual achievement on artificial climbing structures. It can be used as a starting point for people wishing to take up climbing and mountaineering. The schemes are open to all candidates aged 7 and upwards.

Click here to view our waiting lists for our junior activities.