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The Peak at Stirling Sports Village

The Peak. Stirling Sports Village

Stirling Sports Village at Forthside, is the biggest single development for sport and leisure in Stirling for over 30 years.

The Peak is the indoor complex at the heart of the Stirling Sports Village, which boasts third generation outdoor football, rugby and hockey pitches.

Swimming pool

The swimming pool is set out with 6 dedicated lanes for serious swimming with plenty of space around for a more relaxing dip and fun for all the family.

Swimmers have the choice of enjoying 3 separate pools from a 25m pool with 6 lanes, an 80m² teaching pool and a 100m² confidence water pool. The latter is specially designed for babies and toddlers with shallow water, a slide and water spouts.

Sports hall

The 9 court sports hall at the Peak has to be seen to be believed. With a sprung loaded wooden floor, portable seating and multi-sport digital scoreboard, it is a fantastic venue for indoor sport.

It can accommodate the following sports

Ice Rink

The ice pad measures 47m by 30m and houses 6 curling sheets. It can also be used for a number of other ice sports, including ice hockey, speed skating and ice dancing. Skate hire and skate sharpening facilities are available on site.

Active Stirling will be running a number of exciting initiatives in a variety of ice sports, so whether you're an experienced ice dancer or budding ice hockey player, Ice at the Peak is the place for you.
Classes can be booked over the telephone on 01786 273555/01786 448308

Fitness and Dance Studio

You'll be spoilt for choice with over 90 classes on offer from Active Stirling from aerobics and body pump to pilates and yoga, suitable for all ages.


Get ready for the burn with this fully air-conditioned gym and the most up to date gym equipment from Techno Gym. The gym provides a wide range of cardiovascular and resistance equipment to meet the needs of everyone, whether it's your first visit or are a regular user.

Climbing Wall

The challenging 11 metre climbing wall is the largest indoor facility in the area. A chance for all ages and abilities to reach the dizzy heights of the Peak and test their climbing skills.

Outdoor Synthetic Pitches

Nestled against the back drop of Stirling Castle, The Wallace Monument and The Ochil Hills are Active Stirling's state of the art synthetic pitches.

5 a side pitches:
There are 6 5 a side pitches with 3rd generation playing surface

Synthetic Pitch

Water Based Hockey Pitch

The Sports Village is at Forthside Way, at the start of the new transport route along the River Forth, next to Forthbank, Stirling Albion's football stadium and Springkerse Business Park.

For more information please call 01786 273555.

Visit the official web site of The Peak at Stirling Sports Village

Stirling County Rugby Football Club

A leading Scottish Rugby Club with one of the most dedicated rugby coaching teams in the Scottish Rugby Union. If you want to play rugby or are a senior player looking to make a name for yourself, they would be delighted to hear from you.
The present club was formed in 1946 through the amalgamation of the Stirling High School FP club founded in the 1880's and Bridge of Allan RFC. County's membership of the Scottish Rugby Union dates from 1904.

Visit the official web site of Stirling County Rugby Football Club

Forth Valley Family Walking Group

We are a walking group especialy for families, catering for a range of ages and abilities. Led walks take place within the Forth Valley area or nearby. Come along on one of our walks and you'll be guaranteed a friendly welcome. Please note children must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, contact Kathryn Wortley at or call 01577 861 222.

Stirling Albion Football Club

Stirling Albion Logo

Forthbank stadium, home of Stirling Albion FC is located in the Springkerse area of Stirling, near the retail park.

The Supporters Trust has a web site, run by an ever growing band of dedicated and committed Stirling Albion Football club Supporters.

Standing admission is only available for certain games. Also, discounted rates available in the Family Section.

General Information

Large car park adjacent to the ground.
Coach Parking adjacent to the ground.
Railway Station in Stirling approximately 2 miles.
Bus Station in Stirling approximately 2 miles. Bus stance 15 on Saturday's only-see below
Club Shop at the home end of the ground, matchdays only.
Away Supporters to South Terracing and East Stand.

Disability Information

18 Wheelchairs spaces each for home and away fans.
Helpers admitted.
Free of charge for disabled and helpers.
2 Toilets available beneath each stand.
Contact 01786 450399 Bookings are not necessary.

Travelling Supporters Information

Routes: From the South Follow signs for Stirling from the M9/M80 Northbound. From Pirnhall Roundabout follow signs for Alloa/St Andrew to the 4th roundabout and then turn left for the stadium.

A bus service runs from Stirling Bus Station to the Park and Ride Saturdays only, Service commencing from Springkerse at 10am operating every 12 minutes via Forthbank to Stirling Bus Station Stance 15. The last bus departs from Stirling Bus Station Stance 15 at 6pm to return to Springkerse.

Stirling Bike Club

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Stirling has a lot to offer a cyclist, not only do we have some of the finest off-road routes Dumyat, North Third, Cambusbarron within 15 minutes cycle from the centre of town, but we also have some excellent road cycles that take in the Trossachs, the Forth and Clyde estuaries as well as all the hilly scenic landscape in between.

Visit Stirling Bike Club. You can find all the current information about the club at their extensive website.

Airthrey Castle Curling Club

airthrey castle curling club

Airthrey Castle Curling Club is a mixed club that offers equal facilities to all curlers, men and women, young and old.

Curling is a sport suitable for all ages and levels of experience.

Beginners Classes and Coaching Sessions are held regularly in Stirling. New Members will be made very welcome.

Visit the Airthrey Castle Curling Club website.

Stirling Karate Club

NKF Shotokan Karate
Classes and Courses taken by Len Rayne 3rd Dan, Mike Bissett 6th Dan and Ronnie Watt 8th Dan.

Tuesday 7.00 to 8.30pm at St Mary's Church Hall, Dunblane
Wednesday 7.00 to 8.30pm at The Peak, Springkerse, Stirling

First lesson free, from age 6 to adult.

Contact or 07717248143 for more details.

Stirling Rowing Club

stirling rowing club

Want to learn how to row?

Looking to find a new recreational sport that is challenging, fun, sociable and gives you a good all round fitness? Rowing could be for you.

Warning Rowing can get addictive, especially during long summer evenings. If you are interested in learning to row or becoming a club member, visit the Stirling Rowing Club website.

Falkirk and Stirling Short Track Speed Skating Club

stirling rowing club

visit the
Short Track Speed Skating Club website.

Stirling Amateur Swimming Club

Dedicated to the development of 8 to 15 years olds in competitive swimming.
One of Scotland's premier clubs.
Producing many of Scotland's top swimmers.

We offer a variety of training programs tailored according to age and ability.
Attend competitions at club, district and national level.
Assist the personal and social development of children.
Provide a fun and challenging way for young people to improve their swimming skills.
Come along to Club Night on the last Tuesday of every Month and meet coaches, committee, parents and swimmers.

Visit our website
or Contact Head Coach Kerry Martin on O1786 432323 or e-mail

The National Swimming Academy Stirling

National Swimming Academy

University of Stirling FK9 4LA

Tel Information Reception 01786 466500 or 466900

The Swimming Pool is open to the general public. Admission is either by membership or payment on entry.

There are 5 categories of membership Stirling University Student, Stirling University Staff, Stirling University Graduate Association Member, Community Member, Corporate Member Details of how to become a member are contained in leaflets available from the reception.

Swimming is free for members.

Swimming Pool Opening Times
Monday to Friday 6am to 9.30pm
Saturday and Sunday 7am to 7.30pm

See the current Swimming Pool Timetable for details of session for members and the general public.
Also for details of programmed activities such as
Adult and Child Water Confidence Class
Swimming Classes for Adults
Swimming Classes for Children
Swim Fit Classes for Adults50+
Young at Heart Swimming Lessons 50+
Young at Heart Aquafit

Swimming Pool Reception Opening Times
Monday to Friday 8am to 9.00pm
Saturday 9am to 10.30am and 12noon to 3.30pm
Sunday 11am to 12noon

The Gannochy National Tennis Centre

Gannochy National Tennis Centre Stirling

University of Stirling, Gannochy
Open to the general public
First class facilities
4 indoor courts with acrylic surface
4 outdoor courts with all-weather surface
Court bookings may be made 6 days in advance
Extensive teaching programme from beginner to advanced

The MP Jackson Fitness Centre

Stirling MP Jackson Fitness Centre

University of Stirling, Gannochy
Open to the general public
First-class facility
State-of-the-art fitness and conditioning equipment
Inductions by highly qualified staff
Extensive range of classes.

Hollywood Bowl

22 Forth Street, Riverside
Tel 01786 463915

28 lane 10-Pin Bowling with bumpers and children's play area
Open 10.00 to 24.00
Disabled access and facilities
Licensed bar and snack bar
Function Room
Local Bus Service

Forthbank Leisure Stadium

Springkerse, Stirling
Tel: 01786 448308

Football and Hockey, Volleyball, Netball, Handball, Rounders, Bowls, Quick Cricket, American Football, Basketball
Summer programme for over 8's

Synthetic Pitch
The floodlit outdoor all-weather pitch is suitable for a variety of activities, e.g. football, hockey, rugby etc.

Health Club
Forthbank's Gym is well equipped with a full range of resistance and cardiovascular equipment. It has a relaxing atmosphere with friendly and qualified staff.

Beauty Room
The beauty room offers a variety of beauty treatments Please see separate leaflet for opening times and prices.

Conference Suites
The four fully equipped conference suites can accommodate a wide range of meetings, seminars presentations and training days
See separate leaflet for further details.

Fitness Classes
Bums, Tums and Thighs
This class is aimed at toning those particular areas of your body, as well as providing an overall cardiovascular workout.

Power Plus
Tone up using barbells and free weights to music.Booking for this class is essential
Circuit class which provides a great cardiovascularworkout. Good for all fitness levels
50+ Aerobics
These classes will help improve cardiovascular fitness, balance and flexibility. The exercises are gentle and are aimed specifically to the over 5O'S.

Tai Chi
The art of health and longevity, a gentle approach to martial arts and fitness. While conventional workouts improve cardiovascular fitness, endurance and strength, Tai Chi works on the inner self improving health through proper breathing technique, ultra low impact movement, control and flexibility. People of all ages and virtually any level of fitness can safely practice Tai Chi. Tai Chi is also relaxing and good fun.

Birthday Parties
This consists of an hour of fully supervised activities of your choice eg football, hockey, basketball, games etc followed by food in the cafe.

Cafe Bar
The cafe/bar provides a warm welcome seven days a week. Snacks, bar lunches are all served in a friendly relaxing atmosphere.

General Opening Times
Mon to Friday 9am to 10pm
Saturday 9am to 4pm
Sunday 9.30am to 11 pm

Health Club Opening Times
Monday to Friday 9am to 8.30pm
Saturday 9am to 4pm
Sunday 9.30am to 4pm

Beauty Room Opening Times
For opening times and prices, please see separate leaflet.

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