Better for Everyone

At Better we want to make sure a healthy lifestyle is available to everyone, our concessionary membership offers extensive discounts to those eligible. With a concessionary membership, you’ll enjoy access to our gyms, pools and fitness classes across our Belfast leisure facilities.

 

BENEFITS

Our Concessionary Membership includes:

  • No minimum contract
  • No joining fee
  • Inclusive access to the gym, swimming pools and fitness classes at 13 leisure facilities in Belfast
  • Free personalised fitness induction and tailored exercise programme
  • Six-week refocus sessions to help you stay motivated
  • Ability to upgrade your membership for an additional cost to use Better Gym Connswater and the SPA at Girdwood Community Hub

Plus, discounts on other activities not included on your membership and advanced online and telephone booking up to 7 days ahead

 

AM I ELIGIBLE?

You may be entitled to receive a Better Concessionary membership for leisure centres in Belfast, if you meet any of the following criteria:

  • Under 17 and over 60 (proof of your date of birth required)
  • Student in full-time education (letter stamped by your school, college or university in the UK or Republic of Ireland stating that you are studying full time required as proof).
  • Elite performers (your sport’s governing body letter stating level at which you compete required as proof).
  • Means-tested benefits, eligible proof include:
    • Income support: A typed and stamped letter from a local Social Security Agency showing your name and address. The letter should be dated within the last 6 months
    • Jobseeker’s allowance income based: A typed and stamped letter from a local Social Security Agency showing your name and address. The letter should be dated within the last 6 months
    • Tax credits and health charges exemption certificate: Photographic identification, proof of address and a Health Charges Exemption Certificate within date (white card)
    • Housing benefit: A typed and stamped letter from the NI Housing Executive showing your name and address. The letter should be dated within the last 6 months
    • Pension credit: A typed and stamped letter from a local Social Security Agency showing your name and address. The letter should be dated within the last 6 months
    • Employment and support allowance income related (ESAIR): A typed and stamped letter from a local Social Security Agency showing your name and address. The letter should be dated within the last 6 months
    • National Asylum Support (NAS): A typed and stamped letter from the National Asylum Support showing your name and address. The letter should be dated within the last 6 months
    • Training for Success scheme: A typed letter from the training organisation confirming that you are on the programme. This should include the date you started and the date you expect to complete the programme

HOW DO I APPLY?

To apply for an concessionary membership, just speak to a member of staff at your local centre (remember to take your proof of eligibility with you), call us on 020 3457 8700, or contact us here.

 

FIND YOUR LOCAL CENTRE 

 

* Terms and conditions apply. Visit www.better.org.uk/offerterms for more details, proof of eligibility is required when joining. All activities and facilities are subject to programme changes and availability. Peak and off-peak time vary by location