Concessionary membership

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We want to help everyone get active. That's why we offer off-peak concessionary memberships for anyone in receipt of benefits. If you are eligible for a concessionary membership, you will be able to use Better facilities in your local area at a discounted rate. 

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Membership benefits

If you qualify as a concessionary member, you will receive off peak access at a discounted rate in your selected local area* to the following:

  • Inclusive access to gyms offering cardio, resistance, functional, weight and stretch zones
  • Inclusive access to swimming pools
  • Inclusive access to full fitness class programme
  • 7-day priority advanced booking online or via the Better UK app
  • Access to free WIFI in Better centres.
  • Rolling monthly Direct Debit with no contract for added flexibility.
  • Up to 30% off other activities and services.
  • Free personalised fitness induction
  • Free access to an expert fitness instructor, who’ll create you a personalised exercise programme
  • Free six-week refocus sessions to keep you feeling motivated

If you don't want to be restricted by off peak times, choose a Better Health Membership, which offers the freedom to use the facilities at anytime.

*Some exclusions apply, check here for details. Facility access subject to availability, refer to home centre and individual location page for facility listings. Peak and off-peak time vary by location. Membership not available in Manchester or Welwyn and Hatfield. Visit for more details, proof of eligibility is required when joining.

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Am I eligible?

If you receive any of the following, it’s likely that you’ll be eligible for a concessionary membership in your local area:

  • Housing benefit 
  • Income Support
  • Job Seekers’ Allowance
  • Working Families Tax Credit
  • Carers Allowance
  • Universal Credit
  • Refugee Status

How to apply?

To apply for a concessionary membership, join online here. Once you've joined you will be required to upload evidence of your eligibility online.

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