Our coached Trampoline classes are open to boys and girls to learn and develop trampolining skills on our full size, competitive trampolines. While waiting their turn to bounce, trampolinists are kept busy with flexibility and conditioning development work to improve body strength, control and safety. All children start at Entry Stage where they master the basic skills and move up through Stages 1-4 as they become competent in the skills for that Stage. If they have previous trampoline experience, they might be invited for a skills assessment and be directed to a more suitable Stage. Children’s progress is monitored against the Edinburgh Leisure competencies and you can keep a track by signing up to our Coaching Home Portal. We also run Trampolining sessions for children with additional support needs – the sessions are highly effective for increasing muscle tone, coordination and self-confidence.
We are now open!
We are delighted to welcome you back through our doors and to get back to helping Edinburgh keep active and well - always. We're very grateful for all the support we have received throughout lockdown and can’t wait to see you again soon in our venues.
It is very important that you read our safety guidelines below before attending any class. These include where to drop off and pick up children at each of our venues and much more essential information to help everyone have an enjoyable and safe Edinburgh Leisure experience.
How to book a class
See our class timetable, space availability and request to book a class. Click below to find out how.
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Please book into our Entry/Stage 1 class if your child is new to our trampolining programme, or has had a break and is in Primary 1 or above. Even if they have done some trampolining before, our coaches will assess all new children coming into these classes and will recommend the correct class for them to move to if appropriate.
If your child has had significant recent experience please submit an enquiry using the form on this page and one of the team will get back to you.
Our Entry/Stage 1 class is a starting point for all new participants P1 and above. This is where children learn fundamental trampoline skills and have the opportunity to build confidence, friendships and have FUN! While waiting their turn to bounce, trampolinists are kept busy with flexibility and conditioning development work to improve body strength, control and safety. There are no pre-requisites for this stage of class. Please note Entry/Stage 1 is a combined class.
Our Stage 2 Trampolining offers an opportunity for those who have developed and perfected their basics and are ready to progress to a higher skills level. Stage 2 participants will be demonstrating that they are eager to learn and have a desire to progress within the sport. Class time increases to 90 minutes. Sessions will include both flexibility, conditioning, strength and stamina alongside more advanced skills development to increase the overall skill base and prepare participants technically for further levels of trampolining.
Our Stage 3 classes will further progress participant's trampoline skills. They will see an increase in the length of class to 120 minutes, along with more focus on the accuracy of the skills delivery, body tension and understanding of twists and rotations. Trampolinist will be challenged with more difficult skills needing good body tension and spacial awareness.
Additional Support Needs
Within this class children will work on building upon the basics skills learned in the general trampoline class. In addition, some children enter into this level after attending a General level in another similar sport. Sessions will include both strength and conditioning work alongside more advanced skills development work to increase the overall skill base and prepare participants technically for further levels of trampolining.
Booking & Class Availability
On our class timetable you can check spaces, request to book a space, here's how:
- Check where and when your class will be on when we reopen and whether it has spaces using the 'Class timetable and availability' button below.
- If there are spaces, you can complete a 'Booking Request Form'. Your space is not guaranteed at his stage. We will check and get back to you to confirm we have held a space and what the next steps are. Your space is guaranteed once we have your Direct Debit instruction and we have emailed confirmation to you. We will not collect any Direct Debits until we can run our classes. Normally we collect Direct Debits on or around the 1st of each month. The monthly amount is calculated over 11 months with no Direct Debit being collected in July of each year.
PLEASE NOTE that booking forms are NOT currently available on the timetable for certain classes. We are carrying out our annual 'summer movers' task to transfer customers leaving the pre-school programme into the next Entry Level class for their sport. During this time we are unable to process any new booking requests for any Entry Level class, any Gymnastics class (please note gym Nippers and Jump Nippers are still bookable) or any class at the Royal Commonwealth Pool. Therefore booking forms will NOT be available on the timetable below for these classes. We aim to have these booking forms back on the timetable by 21st June so please keep checking.
Trampolining is a fun and challenging activity for everyone of all ages and abilities. It is one of the most comprehensive exercise programs available to children, incorporating strength, flexibility, balance, coordination and discipline. children can begin at a young age and continue through their teens and beyond. While some children use their talents and skills to become competitive, others participate in the sport simply because they enjoy learning new skills, developing their fitness or just having fun.
The benefits of trampolining are also beneficial for people with additional support needs. Children and adults will use the trampoline in a safe and inspirational environment. Each week children learn the skills and techniques needed to become competent on the trampoline. Edinburgh Leisure then hosts and annual trampolining competition to try out their new skills.
What to wear
Children should wear appropriate comfortable clothing that they can move around and be active in, for example T-shirts and shorts or leggings. Please note that dresses or skirts are not ideal. Please tie long hair back and remove any jewellery, and children should take a water bottle into their class with them. Note they will take part in the trampoline lessons in their socks. Parents of children in our Jump Nippers classes (3 to 5 years) are an important part of the class where both the children and adults have great fun learning and socialising together. Parents are encouraged to really get involved as the more the parent does then the more the child will take part. Parents are also advised to wear comfortable clothing.
When can children start trampolining?
Edinburgh Leisure offers classes for children from as soon as they are crawling right the way through to adult. There’s nothing little ones like better than bouncing and climbing on equipment. Saying that, it’s never too late to start trampolining and we have classes suitable for teenagers through to adults.