The Gym at the Principal

The new gym is equipped with a range of cardiovascular and resistance training equipment and is suited to most levels of fitness.  

Guests and members can make use of Intenza Fitness cardio equipment and Impulse strength stations along with free weights, fitness studio and a designated stretch and core space.

The new gym has a rig, TRX stations, sprint track, kettlebells and sandbags and there is ample space for studio classes including yoga, boot camp and kettlebells. An indoor pool, steam room and sauna are also available.  

Membership allows unlimited use of the gym, fitness classes, pool and steam room. 

Opening times
Monday to Friday
6.30am - 10pm
Saturday and Sunday
7am - 8pm
Children swim times
7am - 9am & 4pm - 8pm
Classes run
Monday to Friday
7.30am - 7.30pm
Class schedule
Gym and studio equipment
Guest & day passes

Peak membership allows you full use of the fitness suite, all fitness classes, swimming pool, steam room and sauna. Based on a minimum 6 month period. You may find with other memberships that there are time restrictions, please do ask at the time of booking.  

Fees are per person (bar the joint membership which is for two), per month.

Peak £65
Off-peak £60
Joint £110
Senior £50
Student £50
Corporate £50

A rolling contract, on a monthly basis, is available at £70 per person.  Annual membership is also available. 

Class schedule

At times, our classes are very popular and we would recommend that you always pre-book to ensure you get your spot.

7.30am - 8am12.15pm - 1pm7.30am - 8am12.15pm - 1pm7.30am - 8am
SpinningHITTStretch & AbsKettlebellsHITT
9am - 9.45am1.15pm - 2pm10.30am - 11.30am1.15pm - 1.45pm12.15pm - 1pm
AquaPiYoYogaAbs blastSpin
12.15pm - 1pm5.30pm - 6.15pm12.15pm - 1pm5.30pm - 6.15pm1pm - 2pm
Dynamic PilatesZumba StrongMuay-Thai fitnessParty fitnessYoga
1pm - 1.30pm6.30pm - 7.30pm1.15pm - 2pm6.15pm - 7pm 
MetafitYin & Yang YogaStength & ConditioningLegs, bums & tums 
5.30pm -6.15pm 5.30pm - 6.15pm  
Principal Bootcamp Spin  
6.30pm - 7.15pm 6.30pm - 7.15pm  
Spin Principal Bootcamp  
Gym and studio equipment

The Cardio Zone includes the latest top of the range innovative Intenza Fitness Machines:

Elliptical Trainers 
Escalate Stair Climber
Rowing Machines
Wattbike Trainer Indoor Bike

The main Fitness Suite includes a number of Impulse resistance strength stations: 

Chest press
Shoulder press 
Lat pull down 
Leg extension
Leg curl
Leg press
Cable machine
Highly versatile origin dual adjustable pulley

A well-equipped free weights zone is also available. 

The Rig

The Rig offers functional training features such as TRX suspension training points and pull-up stations.  Accessories including kettlebells, battle ropes, sand-bags and slam balls.

There is also ample studio space to run a range of fitness and well-being classes including Yoga, Spin, Bootcamp and kettlebells and a designated stretch and core space.

Guest & day passes

Day passes cost £20 per person and include full use of all the spa facilities and the gym including fitness classes, pool, sauna and steam room. There is no limit on the time you can spend with us. Day passes do not include any treatments and we would recommend booking before you visit as our therapists can be very busy.

Guests visiting with members can buy a day pass for the reduced price of £10. 

38 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4HQ