Residents of Waltham Forest Under 18, Over 60, Armed Forces staff or People with a Disability are eligible to swim for FREE!

You can swim at any time during a public swimming session and even book in advance online for specific sessions subject to Online Ticketing.

All you need join online with proof of age and address and join up for an Annual Pay & Play Better Membership at the cost of £1 per annum for Juniors (Under 16) or £7.40 for Adults.


To do this online HERE, select your 'borough' and 'home centre' (e.g. Chingford leisure centre). Once you have your chosen Better leisure centre you will be able to select 'Who you are' to which you can click the appropriate catergory (e.g. Senior).

You will then need to 'Choose your plan' which for free swimming will be Pay and Play with an appropriate start date. You will have chosen your applicable options and so need to click the white and orange 'Select' box which will turn orange and enable you to now press 'Continue' to move forwards with your purchase.

The next page will enable you to enter your 'personal details and 'address details' and decide if you would like an induction or not (use of the gym requires an induction) and tick the 'Health commitment statement'. upon completion you will be able to click the green continue box to move onto the 'Payment details'.

Here you will be able to enter your card details followed by communication and marketing preferences. You may also need to know if you select an age specific membership then you will be required to upload evidence or bring on your first visit to a centre.

Finally you can read and acknowledge the terms and conditions and then click the green 'Continue' button.



If you are interested in this please click HERE for more information or to join online with proof of age and address.

For anymore information please contact your local Better leisure centre by phone, email or visit.