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Discount card

What is the Access to Leisure Card?

A Mendip District Council run leisure discount and benefit discount scheme, designed to get 'more people, more active, more often'. It is available to all people, of all ages and can be used to gain discounts on activities and fitness memberships.

Access to Leisure cards remain active for 12 months, and are easily renewable (If you aremanrower claiming discount for benefits then you would need to re-prove your eligibilty for the discount every 12 months) The scheme is managed by Avalon Leisure on behalf of Western Community Leisure (a registered charity) in partnership with Mendip District Council.


What are the key benefits of the card?

The cards can be used at centres owned by Mendip District Council and run by Avalon Leisure - Frome Leisure Centre, Wells Leisure Centre, Strode Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre and Shepton Mallet Lido. Card holders will gain a 10% reduction in admission charges to centres, 10% reduction off exercise class fees. Those in receipt of means tested benefit or health referral can gain upto 25% discount.

The following people are entitled to free cards -

Senior Citizens.
Full Time Students (16 years +).
Choice Trainees/New Deal/Modern Apprentices.
Health Referrals - through the Primary Care Trust approved referral system.

Those in receipt of the following benefits - Job Seekers Allowance, Incapacity Benefit, Widowed Parents Benefit, Attendance Allowance, Disability Personal Independence Payment, Industrial Injuries Disablement Allowance, Severe Disablement Allowance, Carer's Allowance, Income Support, Universal Credit, localised support for Council Tax Benefit, Housing Benefit, Employment and Support Allowance, Working Tax Credit. 

Non-earning dependants under 16 years of those in receipt of the above benefits only.
Carers accompanying disabled users have free admission.

Access to Leisure annual charges -

Adult (16 years +) - Mendip District Council resident £10.00
Adult (16 years +) - Non-Mendip District Council resident £15.00
Child (5-15 years - first two children) Mendip District Council resident £5.00 per Child
Child (5-15 years - first two children) Non-Mendip District Council resident    £7.50 per Child
Additional Children - Mendip District Council resident £2.50 per Child
Additional Children - Non-Mendip District Council resident £5.00 per Child