FREE Summer Activities for Edinburgh Children by Edinburgh Helping Hands

Scott Brown meeting local kids at the 2017 football sessions. Photo credit: Edinburgh Helping Hands

Scott Brown meeting local kids at the 2017 football sessions.
Photo credit: Edinburgh Helping Hands

After helping hundreds of children in 2017 with free football coaching, Edinburgh Helping Hands are back for the summer 2018 holidays with drop in classes for kids in the city.

These football and boxing fitness sessions are free and open to all boys and girls aged 8-16 years.

There is no need to register in advance. Your child should just turn up and register at the sessions. The first classes begin Monday 2nd July 2018. 

Each session is led by qualified coaches and focuses on enjoyment, fitness, positive reinforcement with free healthy snacks provided to each child.

All Helping Hands Boxing Fitness session are led by Boxing Scotland accredited coaches and the Community Football sessions are led  by UEFA accredited coaches.



Muirhouse 12pm – 1pm, Boxing Fitness, Muirhouse Millennium Centre, 7 Muirhouse Medway

Pilton 3pm-4pm, Boxing Fitness, PYPC – The Greenhouse, 33 West Pilton Brae

Craigmillar 5.30pm – 6.30pm, Boxing Fitness, Holyrood Boxing Gymnasium, 146 Duddingston Road West

South Edinburgh 6pm – 7.15pm, Community Football, Jack Kane football pitches.



Gorgie/Dalry 12pm-1pm, Boxing Fitness, St Bride’s Centre,10 Orwell Terrace

Moredun 2.30pm – 3.30pm, Boxing Fitness, Goodtrees Community Centre, 6 Moredunvale Place

East Edinburgh 6pm-7.15pm, Community Football, Leith Links, opposite St Mary’s. Run by Leith Athletic FC.

West Edinburgh, 6pm-7.15pm, Community Football, Clovenstone football pitch. Run by Currie FC.



Burdiehouse, 12pm-1pm, Boxing Fitness, Valley Park Community Centre, 37 Southhouse Road

Dumbiedykes 4pm-5pm, Boxing Fitness, The Braidwood Centre, 68 Dumbiedykes Road

South Edinburgh, 6pm-7.15pm, Community Football, Moredun Coumminut Park, Goodtrees Centre.



Broomhouse, 12pm-1pm, Boxing Fitness, Carrickvale Community Centre, Saughton Mains Street

Portobello, 2pm-3pm, Boxing Fitness, Portobello Community Centre, 3 Adelphi Grove

North Edinburgh, 6pm-7.15pm, Community Football, Muirhouse Millennium Park, near Millennium centre.



Oxgangs, 12pm-1pm, Boxing Fitness, Oxgangs Neighbourhood Centre, 71Firhill Drive

Sighthill, 2pm-3pm, Boxing Fitness, Gate 55, 55 Sightill Road

Gilmerton, 5pm-6pm, Boxing Fitness, Gilmerton Community Centre, 4 Drum Street

South Edinburgh, 6pm-7.15pm, Community Football, Cairntow Public Park

Boxing Fitness with Edinburgh Helping Hands tester class.

Further information

You can follow Helping Hands on twitter @EdiHelpingHands and find them on Facebook.

Telephone 07525 477 330


You can also save the information posters below.

Free football sessions

Free football sessions

Free boxing fitness

Kids' boxing fitness class Photo credit: Edinburgh Helping Hands

Kids’ boxing fitness class
Photo credit: Edinburgh Helping Hands


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