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Access to Leisure Scheme

The Access to Leisure scheme offers its members the opportunity to enjoy discounts on a large number of leisure and sporting activities across the 7 Sports Centres in East Lothian.

The Access to Leisure Scheme is an East Lothian Council initiative open to East Lothian residents which is administered by enjoyleisure.

What facilities can I access?

The Access to Leisure Scheme provides discounted entry to:

Sports Centres
- Bodyworks Gyms
- Swimming Pools
- Fitness Classes
- Selected Children’s Sports Coaching Programmes

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

What discounts do I receive?

The Access to Leisure scheme allows use of East Lothian Leisure Facilities:

  • Monday to Friday between 9am – 4.45pm (last booking 4.30pm) for £1.50 per session 
  • Reduced rates at all other times

Who Can Apply?

Applications are open to residents of East Lothian whose individual or family circumstances meet the requirements of one of the categories listed within the attached Application Form.

One application form must be completed for each person in the family who requires a card.

How Do I Apply?

Please complete the Application Form and present this, with your evidence documentation to any Sports Centre, East Lothian Community Centre or Local Council Area Office.

Your photograph(s) will be taken and retained on our computerised booking system for entry identificiation. Following a successful application you will be issued with a photographic enjoyleisure card which must be presented to reception prior to each visit.

How much does it cost?

There is no charge.

Should you wish to purchase an Access to Leisure ID Card these are available for £1.00 per person.

What evidence is required?

The Application Form details all of the eligibility criteria and the documentation required.

  • Any award letter must be dated within the last 12 months, stating the benefit name and beneficiary.
  • Applicants in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance must show evidence no more than 3 months old.


On behalf of East Lothian Council enjoyleisure reserve the right to:

(a) withdraw membership
(b) request additional proof of entitlement
(c) refuse an application

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