The £15m Pickaquoy Centre in Orkney is recognised as a first class sports, arts, conference and social facility, offering an excellent range of activities for all ages and abilities to enjoy. As an integral part of the community, it has also hosted world class arts festivals, music events, exhibitions, conference and sports competitions. The Centre includes a high quality campsite with some of the best facilities in Scotland.


We offer a range of memberships to meet your personal and lifestyle goals whilst ensuring they are affordable and offer value for money. Click here...


If you’re looking for something for the kids to do, we’ve got it covered! With a range of activities on offer they can play till their hearts are content, learn something new, get active or even sit back and relax! Click here...

What's On

1:10 pm Metafit
Oct 22 @ 1:10 pm – 1:40 pm
A new and exciting twist on circuit-style training. It’s a 30 minute carefully choreographed blast designed to obliterate calories and create lean functionally strong bodies
3:00 pm The Unbeatables
The Unbeatables
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm
The Unbeatables
In the small village where Amadeo lives no one can equal his skills at Table Football, and when he beats bully Flash the scene is set for an epic rivalry. 10 years later Flash returns, an international football superstar determined to wreak his revenge. He demolishes the village to build a Football Academy and destroys the football table, but the table’s players come to life and persuade Amadeo to fight back. With the voices of Read More »
5:30 pm CardioCycle
Oct 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
A fun, cardiovascular indoor cycling workout that guarantees you will improve your fitness and leave you on a high!
6:30 pm BodyCombat
Oct 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
BodyCombat combines moves and stances from a range of self-defence disciplines like karate and boxing into an energetic routine. Music and choreography create a fierce, fun experience which raises fitness levels while reducing fat and cholesterol.
7:30 pm Scottish Ballet
Scottish Ballet
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm
Scottish Ballet
This Autumn Scottish Ballet brings the passion, power and poise of ballet directly to you, in a rare chance to see your national company up close. A free pre-show talk is available to book at Reception and will be held in the Grainayre room at the Centre at 6.30pm.
7:30 pm The Hundred-Foot Journey
The Hundred-Foot Journey
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm
The Hundred-Foot Journey
The Kadam family leave India and arrive in a picturesque French village, where they set up an Indian restaurant which puts them in direct competition with the snobbish Madame Mallory’s Michelin-starred establishment across the street. The resulting rivalry escalates, until they come to a professional and personal understanding that will change both sides forever. A feel-good comedy drama starring Helen Mirren and Om Puri. 122 mins
7:00 am Circuits
Oct 23 @ 7:00 am – 7:45 am
Circuit training is an excellent way to improve mobility, strength and stamina. Combining strength building with muscular endurance by working different areas of the body through exercises such as squats, burpees, stomach crunches and press ups.
10:00 am 50+ Exercise
50+ Exercise
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
A safe and effective low impact workout with seated strength work to fun, motivating music.  
1:00 pm The Boxtrolls 3D
The Boxtrolls 3D
Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm
The Boxtrolls 3D
The town of Cheesebridge is plagued by mysterious, nocturnal beasties that are said to prey on children. But Eggs, the baby they supposedly abducted years before, is healthy and happy and just keen to keep his new friends safe from the terrifying exterminator. Based on the children’s novel ‘Here Be Monsters’ by Alan Snow, with the voices of Elle Fanning, Ben Kingsley, Nick Frost and Richard Ayoade. 97 mins
1:10 pm BodyPump
Oct 23 @ 1:10 pm – 1:45 pm
A strength endurance workout incorporating barbells and adjustable weights. With highly motivational music to deliver a fantastic all over body workout.

Holiday Activities

During holidays there are lots of activities on offer at the Centre to help keep the kids entertained plus a fun-filled, supervised Holiday Camp. Click here...


We have a huge range of activities that will help you to concentrate on your fitness and health. We are here to help you reach your fitness and health goals and will help you to maintain these too. Click here...


With modern facilities we are confident your stay will be a comfortable one. Why not set up base alongside Orkney’s premier leisure facility, with activities on offer to suit the whole family. Click here...


The Unbeatables

The Hundred-Foot Journey