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FIT & ACTIVE BARNET (FAB) CARD

The Fit and Active Barnet (FAB) Card is a free annual membership available to Barnet residents, providing access to a range of benefits (itemised below) across all five Barnet Leisure Centres and community activities. Follow the steps below to sign up online to your free FAB Card, alternatively you can visit one of the five Barnet Leisure Centres across the borough and sign up in person.

FAB Card Registration

Step 1

Select the FAB Card category that applies to you beneath your local leisure centre. Please note that once registered, your FAB Card can be used across all Barnet Leisure Centres and community based activities where accepted (see below for more info)

Category

Age

Eligibility Criteria

FAB Adult

Over 16

Barnet Resident

FAB Junior

0-15

FAB Adult Concession*

Over 16

Barnet Resident receiving one of the following: Income Support, Housing Benefit, Council Tax Benefit, Working Tax Credit, Severe Disablement Allowance, Senior Citizens (55+ years) or Full Time Students Living or Studying in Barnet.

FAB Junior Concession*

0-15

* FAB Card concession memberships offer additional discounts at off-peak times (Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00 and all weekend)

 

Step 2

Once you have selected your FAB Card category you will then be directed to complete your registration (please note that as Better administer the FAB Card you will be directed to their webpage)

Step 3

During online registration you must provide a unique email address for each individual membership. If you are registering on behalf of a junior without their own email address, you can contact Better’s customer service team who will be able to process the registration without this

 

Step 4

Once you have completed your FAB Card registration you will shortly receive an email confirming your membership number. This will also contain other useful information in relation to your FAB Card

 

Step 5

Once you receive your membership number you can visit any Better Leisure Centre in Barnet to collect your fab card. We also recommend you download the Better App to your smart phone which will assist you in accessing the Better Leisure Centres in addition to a number of other benefits such as centre information, class bookings, fitness tracking, and much more.

Memberships

To sign up for a membership simply click on the check mark below, under the membership type and centre applicable to you: 

  FAB Adult FAB Junior FAB Adult Concessionary FAB Junior Concessionary  FAB Carers Adult FAB Carers Junior
Barnet Burnt Oak Leisure Centre

     
New Barnet Leisure Centre                ✓ 
Copthall Leisure Centre                 
Finchley Lido Leisure Centre                   
Hendon Leisure Centre                 

Better Opportunities

Enjoy access to all Barnet Leisure Centre’s with the following benefits:          
• Up to 50% discounts off activity prices
• FREE swimming for children aged under 8*
• Young people aged 8-15 years swim for ONLY £1*
• Access to a wide range of activities
• Access to courses and other member only activities and facilities
• FREE e-activity guest passes for you, your family and friends
• Online booking and payment for activities
• Use of kiosks to allow fast track entry (where applicable)
• Up to 14 days advance online booking and 7 days telephone booking
• And much more... 

*Monday to Saturday only. Terms and conditions apply. Full terms and conditions are available at the point of sign up.

Benefits to Carers

As part of the Fit & Active Barnet (FAB) vision to create a more active and healthy borough, the FAB Carers Pass gives looked after children, care leavers, carers and foster carers access to sport and physical activity opportunities.

To qualify for a free FAB Carers Pass you will need to be:
• A Barnet resident
• Living close enough to visit a Barnet Leisure Centre
• Visiting Barnet regularly (for example, to see family)
• Be a registered carer with Barnet Council or Barnet Carers Centre
• Be a registered Foster Carer with Barnet Council
• Be a registered looked after child or care leaver with Barnet Council

Community Opportunities

Barnet Health Walks - present your FAB Card to the Health Walk leader and all new walkers will receive their first walk for free. A 10% discount is also available when you purchase 10 walks in advance. For more information visit www.barnet.gov.uk/onthemove

Barnet Mencap – present your FAB Card at a Barnet Mencap Fit2gether sports session and get your first session for FREE!  Available to adults with learning disabilities. Activities include Zumba, Martial Arts, Yoga, Sailing, Golf, Badminton, Latin American dancing and Swimming sessions. For more information and to book call 0208 349 3842.

Step Change Studios - present your FAB Card at Step Change Studios wheelchair dance programme and receive £2 off the standard price of £10. For more information and to register: email: contact@stepchangestudios.com or call on 07976 363 861 www.stepchangestudios.com

 

Club Opportunities

Finchley Rugby Football Club – first session free and 10% discount on annual club membership fee for new joiners on presentation of the FAB Card.  For more information contact George Loureda.

Herts Baseball Club - 10% discount on annual club membership fees for new members who join the club and are FAB Card holders. Sign up now

Get your club or organisation involved with FAB

Be one of the many clubs and activity providers in Barnet that are part of FAB and are working together to improve the health and wellbeing of the borough’s residents.

What are the benefits of being involved?

Put simply…

With over 26,000 residents registered with a FAB Card so far there is a captive audience for you to promote your club, activity and/or event to Barnet’s residents for FREE!

You will also be part of a recognised local brand that has been specifically designed to get residents moving more by raising awareness of the importance of being physically active and promoting local opportunities.

 

How do you get involved?

Getting involved with FAB couldn’t be easier and takes very little time;

  1. Show your support by displaying the FAB logo alongside your own when promoting any sport, physical activity or wellbeing sessions / events (logo available on registration) 
  1. Advertise your club, sessions and/or events for free on the Activity Finder 
  1. Be one of the many activity providers that offer participation incentives on presentation of the FAB Card (examples provided above). This is a fantastic way to drive more people to your club, activity and/or event. The opportunities are endless and not one size fits all, it needs to work for you!

  2. Send us good news stories / case studies that we can feature on the FAB Hub and within our newsletters to encourage more people to be active and raise awareness of the great work you do!

 For more information or to register contact sport@barnet.gov.uk