What is a Belfast concessionary gym membership?

We at Better believe that fitness should be accessible to everyone. That’s why we offer our Better Belfast Concessionary Membership, providing gym, swim and fitness class access in 16 centres across the city during off-peak times. Our concessionary memberships are offered at a lower price than our standard memberships and are available to those in receipt of benefits in the UK.

With a Belfast Concessionary Membership, you can benefit from some of our other services, such as personal training sessions and free gym inductions.

And if that’s not enough, since Better is a , every penny we receive from your membership fees goes right back into your local community. Together, we’re working to help everyone stay active and healthy.

If you’re looking for a cheap gym membership deal in Belfast, look no further. Stay happy and healthy for less with Better.

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The Benefits of our Belfast Concessionary Membership

With our Better Belfast concessionary gym membership, you can enjoy a wide range of benefits designed to help you make the most of our Belfast facilities. As well as off-peak* gym and leisure access, your membership grants you the following:

  • Inclusive access to gyms at all 16 of our Belfast centres, offering resistance, functional, weight and stretch zones
  • Inclusive access to swimming pools across Belfast
  • Inclusive access to fitness class programmes at your local centre
  • Free personalised gym inductions and tailored exercise programmes
  • Dedicated, knowledgeable staff on hand to help however they can
  • Six-week refocus sessions to help you stay motivated
  • 7-day priority advanced booking online or via the Better UK app
  • Inclusive access to Better at Home – an online library of over 1,500 on-demand fitness classes and workouts
  • Up to 50% off other activities and services, such as spa experiences

To enjoy all these benefits without being restricted by off-peak times, why not try our Better Health membership? Our monthly membership allows you to make use of our Better facilities at any time, across all of our centres.

*Some exclusions and off-peak restrictions apply. Facility access subject to availability, refer to home centre and individual location page for facility listings. Peak and off-peak times may vary by location.

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Am I Eligible?

If you are in receipt of benefits in the UK or are eligible for any other discount, you may be entitled to receive a Better Belfast Concessionary Membership for gym and leisure centres across the city. To qualify, you must meet any of the following criteria:

  • Under 17 or over 60 (proof of age required)
  • You’re a student in full-time education (letter stamped by your school, college or university in the UK)
  • Elite performer (your sporting body must provide a letter stating your competing level as evidence)
  • In receipt of Income Support*
  • Qualifying for Jobseekers Allowance*
  • In receipt of Housing Benefit*
  • Receiving Pension Credits*
  • National Asylum Support (NAS)*
  • Employment and Support Allowance Income Related (ESAIR)*
  • Tax credits and health charges exemption certificate**
  • Training for Success scheme***

*To prove your eligibility, you’ll must provide a typed and stamped letter from the relevant agency from the last 6 months, displaying your name and address.

**To qualify, you must present a valid form of identification, proof of address and a Health Charges Exemption Certificate within date.

***You’ll require a letter from your training organisation confirming your place on the scheme, including your start date and the date you expect to finish.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply for a concessionary Better Belfast gym membership?

To apply for a Belfast concessionary membership, join online or speak to a member of staff at your local centre. You’ll need to provide evidence of your eligibility upon signing up, so be sure to bring it along. For more details, read our terms and conditions.

Can I upgrade from a Belfast concessionary gym membership to a Better Health membership?

You can upgrade your membership at any time, allowing you to enjoy access to Better centres across the UK outside of peak times. To upgrade, submit your request via a Customer Service Enquiry.

What happens if I no longer qualify for a Belfast concessionary gym membership?

If you no longer qualify for a Belfast concessionary gym membership, simply speak to a member of staff at your local Better centre to make any changes. Alternatively, you can let us know with a Customer Service Enquiry, and we can make the necessary adjustments.

If you have any further questions regarding your Belfast concessionary gym membership, or about anything else, visit our FAQs page.

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