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How to apply for your card

1. Select your home centre from the list below and click APPLY NOW

2. Select your status - Adult, Junior, Resident

3. Click Pay & Play

4. MCRactive Pay & Play options are then displayed at the bottom of the screen

5. Click MCRactive and continue to register

Please note: once signed up, your card can be collected on your first visit to your chosen venue and can also be utilised at any participating venues.


Arcadia Library & Leisure Centre APPLY NOW
 Manchester Aquatics Centre APPLY NOW
 Abraham Moss APPLY NOW
North City APPLY NOW
East Manchester Leisure Centre APPLY NOW
Hough End Leisure Centre APPLY NOW
Denmark Road Sports Centre APPLY NOW
Moss Side Leisure Centre APPLY NOW
Manchester Regional Arena & National Squash Centre APPLY NOW
Manchester Tennis & Football Centre APPLY NOW
HSBC National Cycling Centre APPLY NOW
National Speedway Stadium APPLY NOW
Ten Acres Lane Sports Complex APPLY NOW
Platt Fields BMX APPLY NOW
Belle Vue Sports Village APPLY NOW
Debdale Outdoor Centre APPLY NOW

If you are a Manchester resident and are aged 16 or under you are eligible to swim for free during school holidays. Similarly if you are a Manchester resident aged 60 or over you can swim for free all year round. Make sure you select the Resident option when applying for your card to ensure you receive these great benefits. Please note, if you are applying for these categories you will be required to prove age and residency when you collect your card or on your first visit to the centre.

You can also apply for your card in person at any of our centres.