Passport to Leisure

Be Active at Sparkhill

Be Active and Passport to Leisure (PTL) memberships

Be Active

 

What is included?

Free and discounted swimming and gym sessions.

Gym - Monday to Sunday 2-3pm

Swim - Mon, Weds & Friday - 3-4pm, Tues & Thursday 11-12pm, Sat & Sun 2.30 - 3.30pm

 

How to apply for a Be Active membership

 

Complete the leisure card application form available to download from www.birmingham.gov.uk and take this along to Birmingham City Council Leisure Centre. Please note that you will have to show proof that you are a Birmingham resident. Birmingham City Council accepts the following as proof of name and address:

  • Driving license
  • Council tax bill
  • Bank statement
  • Medical card
  • Gas/electric/landline telephone bill
  1. Once you have a blue Leisure Card with a Be Active membership from Birmingham City Council you can then bring this and one other form of ID into Sparkhill Pool and Fitness Centre along with the completed application part of the leaflet.
  2. You will be issued with a Places Membership card which will need to be shown to access Be Active sessions at Sparkhill.
Passport to Leisure (PTL)
What is included?

20% discount for swim, gym and classes.

 

Who can apply?

If you are in one of the following categories then you can apply for a PTL card:

  • Aged 60 or over
  • Children under 16 with parents in receipt of qualifying benefits
  • Full-time student
  • An asylum seeker
  • A carer
  • Receiving certain benefits (ask at your local centre)
  • Looked after children
  • People with a disability who receive a benefit
  • Groups of people with special needs who require assistance (for use at one centre only – ask at your local leisure centre)

 

How much does it cost?

Residents of Birmingham (you pay your council text to Birmingham City Council):

  • £6.00 if you are aged 69 or under
  • Free if you are aged 70 and over

 

All cards are valid for 12 months, cardholders must remember to renew their card when it expires at which time renewal fees will be applicable. If you are on the Be Active scheme, or Passport to Leisure, you must present your ‘Places Membership’ card once registered at Sparkhill. A fee will be charged for lost or damaged cards.

 

How to apply for a PTL membership

Complete the leisure card application form available to download from www.birmingham.gov.uk and take this along to Birmingham City Council Leisure Centre. Please note that you will have to show proof that you are a Birmingham resident. Birmingham City Council accepts the following as proof of name and address:

  • Driving license
  • Council tax bill
  • Bank statement
  • Medical card
  • Gas/electric/landline telephone bill

Once you have a blue Leisure Card with a Passport to Leisure membership from Birmingham City Council you can then bring this and one other form of ID into Sparkhill Pool and Fitness Centre along with the completed application part of the leaflet.

You will be issued with a Places Membership card which will need to be shown to access Passport to Leisure sessions at Sparkhill.

 
More Information

For more information on the Birmingham Leisure card visit http://bit.ly/2rUQ7Wi or the Passport to Leisure Scheme visit: http://bit.ly/2sPTVw0.