East Renfreshire Culture and Leisure, Head Office, St. John's Campus, 18 Commercial Road, Barrhead, East Renfrewshire, G78 1AJ, UK



0141 577 3500

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    About the Trust

    East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure is a charity with over 400 employees delivering sport, leisure, arts and culture services in East Renfrewshire. We operate 10 libraries, 4 sports centres with gyms and pools, a 330 seat theatre, 18 community facilities incorporating a wide range of halls, social function and events venues, community centres and pavilions. We also manage the letting of 35 schools in the evenings and weekends.

    We deliver a wide variety of programmes like sports development (including swimming lessons, sports coaching, Active Schools Programme), arts development (including classes and events), and library and literacy programmes (ranging from Bookbug to Book Week, authors' talks to book groups).

    Our Community Facilities provide a vital network of centres across the authority and host a huge range of community and commercial activities, helping a wide array of groups to deliver services directly to the heart of communities in East Renfrewshire.

    We exist to promote the health, fitness, personal development and wellbeing of the residents of East Renfrewshire (and beyond) by:-

    • encouraging the population of the East Renfrewshire area to be more active in promoting and supporting the development of sporting and health and fitness opportunities that are accessible for everyone
    • supporting people to be more creative and nurture potential for personal success and wellbeing through the provision of cultural facilities and resources
    • helping individuals and community groups to benefit from social engagement, community interaction and volunteering
    • promoting and making available lifelong learning opportunities, including the promotion of literacy and digital inclusion and stemming from these opportunities make a social and economic contribution to society