Live Borders Olympic Week


Live Borders Olympic Event

Olympic Week: Monday 22nd – Friday 26th July

Join us for a week of exciting Olympic-themed activities across our sports sites! We’re hosting half-day activity sessions at 10 locations throughout 5 regions, encouraging inclusion and participation for all. Our event will culminate in a grand finale at Tweedbank, featuring our very own Opening Ceremony and mini-Olympic games!

Each site will host two half-day activity sessions from 09:00-12:00, where participants will be split into age groups and get the chance to try various Olympic sports. Every child who attends will receive a medal!

  • Peebles Pool, Gala Pool, Selkirk Leisure Centre, Teviotdale Leisure Centre, Kelso Pool, Eyemouth Leisure Centre
    • Aquatics: Swimming, Diving skills, Synchronised swimming, Water polo
    • Triathlon
    • Flag Making (Linked to the final event and a keepsake for participants)
  • Gytes Leisure Centre
    • Gymnastics, Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton

Session Dates: Primary 1-3 & Primary 4-7

Peebles Swimming PoolMonday 22 JulyThursday 25 JulyCLICK HERE
Galashiels Swimming PoolMonday 22 JulyWednesday 24 JulyCLICK HERE
Selkirk Leisure CentreMonday 22 JulyThursday 25 JulyCLICK HERE
Teviotdale Leisure CentreTuesday 23 JulyThursday 25 JulyCLICK HERE
Kelso Swimming PoolTuesday 23 JulyThursday 25 JulyCLICK HERE
Eyemouth Leisure CentreMonday 22 JulyThursday 25 JulyCLICK HERE
Gytes Leisure CentreWednesday 24 JulyMonday 22 JulyCLICK HERE

If you book one of the above sessions, you will automatically receive a digital invite to our FREE Finale Event!

When: Friday 26th July, 10:00-14:00
Where: Tweedbank

Celebrate with a spectacular final Olympic event at Tweedbank Sports Complex featuring:

  • Track Events: Sprint, Distance, Hurdles, Relay
  • Field Events: High Jump, Long Jump, Triple Jump, Javelin, Discus, Shot Put
  • Other Activities: Volleyball, Speed Walking

Refreshments and ice cream will be available to purchase from the Bowling Centre. First 200 attendees will receive free T-Shirt as a souvenir.


  • Activity Sessions: £5.00 per child
  • Finale Day at Tweedbank: Free 

We look forward to seeing you at our Olympic Week! Let’s celebrate sports, fun, and community together!

When & where

Date: Jul 22 - Jul 26

Olympic-themed activities across our sports sites!