North Walls Healthy Living Centre

Orkney’s fourth Healthy Living Centre opened its doors on Saturday June 24 2006 at the North Walls Community School. The Centre has high quality fitness equipment and is supervised by qualified Fitness Advisors, who have completed 120 hours of home study and a three-day theoretical and practical assessment.

Contact: 01856 791085 or


Opening Hours as at May 2017

Monday 09:30 – 11:00

16:30 – 18:00

Supervised Sessions
Tuesday 09.00 – 16.00
School Term
Buddy Session*
Wednesday 09:30 – 11:00 Supervised Session
Thursday 19:00 – 21:00 Buddy Session*
Friday 09:30 – 11:00 Supervised Session
Saturday n/a n/a
Sunday 16:30 – 18:00 Buddy Session*

Please note:

*Buddy system may be used if both people have been inducted and the facilities are already open for use for another activity e.g.

  • During School term 09.00 – 16.00 (telephone 01856 791246 for access)
  • During Thursday Youth Club 19.00 – 21.00
  • During Sunday Swimming 16.30 – 18.30


Swimming Pool

The Swimming Pool is located at North Walls Community School

The pool is 9 metres in length and the depth ranges from 0.9-1.5 metres

The pool is also available for private hire – for further information phone 01856 701460


Opening Hours

 Wednesday  11:00 – 12:00 Lane Swimming*
 Friday  11:00 – 12:00 Lane Swimming*

*These are lane swimming sessions therefore limited to 3-4 people at one time to ensure each person is able to swim continuously without interruption.
Please telephone 01856 791085 between 09.30 and 11.00 same morning, to see if there is space.



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