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Discounted access for individuals and families on low incomes or with health and mobility issues.

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Fitness for all. Download an application form and unlock discounted access.


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Access to Leisure FAQs

If you qualify for Access to Leisure you can get provides discounted entry to:

Sports Centres
– Bodyworks Gyms
– Swimming Pools
– Health Suites
– Fitness Classes
– Racket Sports
– Children’s Sports Coaching Programmes

Golf Courses
– Musselburgh Links, The Old Golf Course
– Winterfield Golf Course, Dunbar

With Access to Leisure you can get discounted rates at our venues and facilities. You’ll get more of a discount during off peak hours. See below:

  • Monday to Friday between 9am – 4.45pm (last booking 4.30pm) for £2 per session
  • Reduced rates at all other times

If you are a resident of East Lothian with health and mobility issues, or on a low income, you might qualify for Access to Leisure discounted access. To find out if you qualify download a copy of the application form.

One application form must be completed for each adult person in the family who is applying.

If you do qualify for Access to Leisure, fill in the form and hand it in with some proof of your circumstances at your nearest Sports Centre,  East Lothian Community Centre or Local Council Area Office.

You can find out more about what types of document we accept as proof on your application form. While you’re in the centre, we’ll take a photograph of you so that your Access to Leisure discount is matched to you.

Applying for Access to Leisure is totally free.

You can find out if you qualify, and which documents we need to see on the application form.

  • Any award letter must be dated within the last 12 months, stating the name of the person getting the benefit, and the name of the benefit awarded.
  • If you are getting Job Seekers Allowance, you must show us evidence no more than 3 months old.

If at any point you need help with the  application process, please contact our membership team via or by telephone 0131 653 5210.

Our membership team is contactable Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.


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