Sports and community facilities

Sports facilities

Sports facility management

Community sport and leisure facilities in the Borders are operated through:

Sports development and active schools

You can get involved in a wide range of sport and physical activity, no matter your age or ability.

The Live Borders website contains information on the support available for participation in:

  • sport
  • coaching
  • club development
  • volunteering in sport
  • performance sport
  • after school sport

Outdoor education and adventure sport

Outdoor areas, available across the Borders, provide opportunities for:

  • sailing at St Mary's Loch
  • paddling (canoeing and kayaking) or various rivers and lochs
  • orienteering venues
  • cycling on road and off road
  • hill walking and countryside walks

Health improvement

Health improvement programmes for physical activity in the Borders are also linked to the physical activity and sport services.

The healthy living network, preventing unhealthy weight and health promotion programmes are managed through the NHS Borders.

Strategy for sports

See our sport strategy pages for more information.

Live Borders

Address: Melrose Road

Telephone: 01896 661166

Fax: 01896 661177