Orkney Islands Council
Working together for a better Orkney

Swimming Pools and Fitness Centres

Swimming Pools

Orkney Islands Council operates five swimming pools, one on the Mainland (Stromness) and four on the isles (Westray, Sanday, Stronsay and North Walls). Five have been built on school sites, with Stromness being the exception, although all provide daytime programmes for schools. Further information on each of the pools is available from the related links section of this page.

Fitness Suites

There are fitness suites at Kirkwall Grammar School, Stromness Swimming Pool, Dounby Centre and the Shapinsay, St Margaret's Hope and Sanday Healthy Living Centres.  For more information, please visit the Related Links section.

Additional Facilities:

Stromness Academy

Stromness Academy offers the use of its sports hall and fitness room to the wider community when not in use by the pupils. For further information please view the link to Stromness Academy's website in the Related Sites section.