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Sport and Leisure

Sport in Dunfermline is very well catered for with many top class sporting facilities in the area. Dunfermline is host to the Scottish National Waterski Centre at the Town Loch.

The town's main leisure centre is the Carnegie Centre. Originally constructed by the well known philanthropist Andrew Carnegie it now boasts many excellent facilities including a 25 metre swimming pool, childrens pool, fitness rooms and gyms, saunas and Turkish baths.

Fife is of course the home of golf, containing perhaps the most famous golf course of all - the Old Course at St. Andrews. Dunfermline also sports many quality golf facilities including Pitfirrane Golf Course, Pitreavie Golf Club, and a driving range at nearby Cairneyhill.

Dunfermline Athletic F.C. is the local football team which currently play in the Scottish Football League. The clubs official site is www.dafc.co.uk

Gymnastics is another sport at which the town excels. Our Spartan's Gymnastic Display Team is one of the best in Britain; their annual display festival 'Gymstock' attracts a whole host of top teams from all over the UK.

Related Web Sites

Dunfermline Colts U18 Rugby Team

Website for Dunfermline U18s. It is updated on a regular basis and contains details about games and social events. There are also pictures of the players and coaches.

Dunfermline Cricket Club

Dunfermline Cricket Club Has had a web site up and running since April this year. The aim of the site is to keep people informed about the goings on at Mc Kane.

Scottish Vintage Bus Museum

Web site for the Scottish Vintage Bus Museum at Lathalmond, north of Dunfermline.

The Scottish Model Airshow

This is the premier radio controlled model aircraft airshow held at Fife airport, Glenrothes in Scotland. See models up to 18 feet wingspan, helicopters, aerobatics, jets to 200+MPH, WW1 and WW2 models. For more details and pictures, click on the title above.

   Dunfermline and West Fife Sports Council

The local sports council maintains this web site which gives details of sporting activities in the area. The Sports Council works closely with Fife Council Community Services to deliver exciting sport opportunities to the local community.


The local football team has a loyal group of internet-enabled fans who regularly contribute their thoughts and opinions to this noticeboard. It's also child-safe thanks to strict moderation.

Dunfermline Tennis & Bridge Club

As the largest tennis club in the Dunfermline area this tennis club have some impressive players and facilities. Their ladies team has won the Scottish Cup eight out of the past ten years. The club also boasts three clay and two floodlit artificial grass tennis court, as well as an award winning coaching programme. The bridge section is also highly successful. The club welcomes new members.

Deep Sea World

Deep Sea World is Scotland's biggest and best underwater aquarium and is located in nearby North Queensferry.

Useful Telephone Numbers

Carnegie Leisure Centre  01383 314200 / 314225 fax.
Cowdenbeath Leisure Centre  01383 313200
Bruce Street Sports Centre  01383 314224
Dalgety Bay Sport & Leisure Centre  01383 82233
Townhill Sports Complex 01383 314200

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