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Access Leisure Discount card

The YMCA access leisure discount card entitles you to discounted rates for the use of Wyre's YMCA facilities. Facilities can include swimming pools, fitness and relaxation classes, gyms, and sports courts.

With the access card, disabled people are able to bring up to two carers with them at no cost per visit.

Who can apply

You can apply for a free access discount card if you live in Wyre and meet one of the criteria:

  • you receive a benefit
  • you are a full time student over the age of 16
  • you are aged over 60
  • you are on a GP referral scheme
  • you are an armed forces veteran

Where can you use a discount card?

You can use the card at the YMCA leisure centres and swimming pools in:

  • Fleetwood
  • Garstang
  • Poulton
  • Thornton.

When can you use a discount card?

The card can be used Monday - Friday, until 3:30pm, and any time during Saturdays and Sundays.

How to apply

To apply, visit the reception of any YMCA leisure centre in Wyre. You will need to bring supporting documents with you, depending on the criteria you meet.

Benefits supporting documents

If you receive one of the following benefits, you must bring a letter of confirmation to show you receive the benefit in order to apply.

Bring a letter with you for which benefit applies to you:

  • Income based Job Seekers Allowance
  • Income Support
  • Housing Benefit
  • Council Tax Benefit
  • Working Tax Credit

Full time students supporting documents

Full time students, over the age of 16, must bring one of the following:

  • Student Union Card
  • college enrolment letter
  • official letter from school sixth form confirming full time education

Over 60s supporting documents

Those over 60 must bring one of the following:

  • bus pass
  • passport
  • driving licence
  • birth certificate
  • retirement pension book

Bus pass, passport, driving licence, birth certificate, retirement pension book

GP referral supporting documents

Those who are part of a GP Referral Scheme or Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme must bring a document proving entry on the scheme.

Eligibility for veterans

Veterans must bring one of the following:

  • veterans badge
  • defence discount card and photo ID (passport/driving license)
  • armed forces ID card (MOD Form 90)
  • new veterans ID card (MOD issue)
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