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Updated 12/7/20
Polkemmet Golf Course is currently closed due to the weather conditions last night. We will provide a further update when available.
We are delighted that the Scottish Government has announced an indicative date of 14 September as the day we can re-open our doors and welcome you back to Xcite - read more here. Please note memberships remain frozen and no payment will be reinstated without further notification. 
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Last updated Friday 31 July

We're re-opening soon!

We are delighted that the Scottish Government has announced an indicative date of 14 September as the day we can re-open our doors and welcome you back to Xcite. We’re looking forward to getting the Xcite Team ready and our facilities fit for your return! 

Click here for more info.

Sports Club Update 

Specific to pitch bookings and in line with Government Guidance, we are delighted to confirm that professional clubs may return to outdoor use from 13th July, and under 18 organised/community club sessions may return also from the 13th July! Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding as we implement safety measures. 

More information available here

Outdoor Activities Update 

On Wednesday 24 June, the Scottish Government announced an update on Outdoor Sport Courts. This is fantastic news, and we are super excited! We will, as always, follow the guidance from the government and sporting governing bodies with relation to safety and social distancing. We appreciate your patience while we iron out the detail and implement safety procedures. 

Xcite Online Workouts are Here! 

We are happy to announce that online fitness classes have arrived! We have been working closely with our fab fitness instructors to bring you an online fitness class timetable for everyday of the week. All workouts are available to access for free via Facebook! 

Adult & Kids Timetable 

Senior Timetable 

Golf Update 

We are delighted to announce that Polkemmet Golf and Driving Range and the Golf Course at Xcite Bathgate will re-open on Friday 29 May 2020 in line with Scottish Government Guidelines. We have been working in the background to ensure that the facility is safe to open for both our customers and staff. We appreciate your patience and support while we implement the changes on the course and to our booking system. 

Polkemmet Golf and Driving Range

Xcite Bathgate Golf Course 

Golf Guidelines 

We're getting ready to welcome you back

Tap on image below to see how we are implementing changes to welcome you back when it is safe to do so!

To all our customers 

All West Lothian Leisure venues and services: Xcite/Howden Park Centre/Low Port/Secondary School Booking and our head office remain closed until it is safe to re-open.  

At present we are uncertain when all our venues will be able to open and continue to follow Government guidelines. We are working in the background on the safest options to open your facilities when we are able to do so. By standing by us you're helping us to return when we can open our doors. 

The majority of our team have been furloughed (which means they are not working) to enable us to apply for the government assistance towards a percentage of our staff wages. There is a small team continuing to work in the background to ensure we keep our customers up-to-date and the organisation well maintained so we are ready to welcome you back.

We have been overwhelmed by your support - thank you!

We know it is a difficult time for you and your family, the community, as well as our staff. We’d like to stay connected to help each other keep active and healthy, both physically and mentally. The best way to do this is through our facebook, twitter or instagram where you can access workouts and activities for all ages.

Did you know you can make a donation?

As a charity we are reliant on income from memberships, lets and customer visits. The closure of our venues has had a significant impact on the organisation - our earned income has effectively disappeared overnight. We have invested in the health and wellbeing of the West Lothian community for over 21 years, including specific programmes for the most vulnerable and want to continue this valuable work when we re-open.

Over 300 of our customers have donated their direct debit payment and we are extremely grateful. You can opt to donate your direct debit payment to help contribute to sustaining your local gyms, swimming pools, sports facilities and health services for the West Lothian community. If you would like to make a donation please find out more here.  

Please take the time to watch Jimmy’s and Ashley’s stories and learn more about the good work we hope to continue in the West Lothian. 


We hope our updated FAQ's will help answer any queries you may have.

We'll be in contact when we have more news, until then be safe, keep active, stay in touch! The Xcite Team