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Sports and Recreation

Community Sports Hubs

People ExercisingThis exciting legacy initiative will see local communities working together to increase sport and physical activity in their local area thus improving the health and well being of local people.

Leisure Centres and Swimming Pools

Facilities in your area with opening times for each swimming pool and timetable. There are also details on entry charges and pool hire.

Ski Centres

Ski CentresSki Centres available in the area including seasonal opening hours, charges, hiring and teaching support.

Equipment Hire

This is the Aberdeenshire Council's equipment hire resource based in Inverurie.

Sports Development

(Active Aberdeenshire Team)

Sports DevelopmentClick the link above for information on:





Active Aberdeenshire

Active Aberdeenshire LogoThe Active Aberdeenshire scheme makes it easier and cheaper foryou to use Council sports and leisure facilities.


Active Schools

Active SchoolsActive Schools is a term given to all schools in Scotland that provide pupils with sufficient opportunities to get active to the extent that it makes a positive contribution to their health.

Aberdeenshire Sports Council

sports council logoAberdeenshire Sports Council exists to represent member clubs/organisations and is one of the most progressive and active sports councils in the country.


EventsFrom Triathlon, Duathlon and Aquathon events to the flagship running event Run Balmoral and the Great Inverurie Bike Ride.


Shire Street Sports

Shire Street SportsAn Aberdeenshire Community Safety programme of Street football using a mobile football arena. Aimed at tackling youth disorder in crime hotspots.

Recreational Fishing

father and son fishingRead more about seasons and permits Catch returns can now be made online using this online returns form.

Mearns Academy Community Campus

MACC is a first class community, sports and cultural facility that also provides a first class educational experience for local young people.

Swimming Lessons

Swimming lessons are available in your local pool. We run lessons in the following categories.

  • SWIM AberdeenshireUnder 5's Classes
  • Over 5's Classes
  • Adults
  • Lifesaving