Swim & Gym at Contact Point (Wheatley Care)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Provided by: Wheatly Care

Who is this for?

  • People aged 18 years old and over with a mental health concern


Come move your body and support your mental health at Edinburgh Leisure Royal Commonwealth Pool. With this group, you will get access to all Edinburgh Leisure centres so you can go on days that suit you at a location close to you. There is a charge of £1 per session, which can be paid on the day.

Personal support will be provided in the gym to learn what to do. Please remember suitable clothing and water. Please also have something to eat before exercising. We will provide you with a water bottle and trolley token for the locker.

Contact Point is a mental health resource centre that provides a range of meaningful group activities to help your personal development, signpost you to appropriate community resources and to help prevent you from becoming isolated. For this group, we work closely with Edinburgh Leisure to support physical and mental health.

How do I access this?

  • Self referral
  • Referral by third party

To access our social space or any of our activities, we require the completion of an individual referral and risk assessment form, prior to use. This helps us to better support you and keep the service a safe space for you and others.

Is there a cost?

£1 per session which is paid directly to Edinburgh Leisure and can be paid on the day.

Location information

Edinburgh Leisure Royal Commonwealth Pool is located at 21 Dalkeith Rd, Edinburgh EH16 5BB

Contact Point is located at 101 High Riggs, Tollcross, Edinburgh, EH3 9RP

Both Contact Point and the Royal Edinburgh Commonwealth Pool are wheelchair accessible.

View full details of what’s available at Contact Point here.

Opening times

Wednesdays 12pm – 2pm

If you would like to meet at Contact Point, please meet us by 11:15am as we catch the bus to the Royal Commonwealth Pool

Contact Details

Contact Point Edinburgh
101 High Riggs, Tollcross, Edinburgh, EH3 9RP

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Types of support on offer:

Support from someone with similar experience
Support in person
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Complex needs
Healthy living
Long term conditions/disabilities
Low mood
Self confidence
Self harm

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