Leisure Plus card scheme

Welcome to the Leisure Plus card - rewarding healthy and active lifestyles by offering you a fantastic range of benefits at your local leisure centres, theatres and cultural events.


The scheme is open to all ages, both residents of Chelmsford City as well as non residents. It is valid for use at all four of our leisure centres:


  • Riverside Ice and Leisure Centre
  • Chelmsford Sport & Athletics Centre
  • Dovedale Sports Centre
  • South Woodham Ferrers Leisure Centre

What are the Leisure Plus card holder benefits?


Save at least £1 every time you visit our centres

Enjoy 1 hour's free car parking at Riverside Ice & Leisure Centre*

Earn Loyalty points for every £1 you spend at our Leisure Centres

Receive exclusive discounts from our local business partners


Plus you'll also enjoy:

  • Advanced booking privileges - book activities up to seven days in advance for casual pay and play and up to 10 days in advance for monthly direct debit members.
  • Special offers, promotions and further price reductions for Leisure Plus card holders throughout the year.
  • Easy and convenient access to our online sports booking and payment system allowing you to book classes, courses and ice show tickets (bookable activities vary at each centre).
  • Event booking privileges - book 24 hours in advance of non-card holders for certain events run by our Cultural Events team including the 3ft People Festival and The Fling. T&C's apply. Offers vary each year.


Cost (Annual fees)

Under 18's = £5 Residents / £7.50 Non-Residents

Ages 18-59 = £10 Residents / £15 Non Residents

Over 60's = £5 Residents / £7.50 Non Residents

Concessionary Groups (See Leisure Plus Categories) £5 Residents / £7.50 Non Residents


How to apply

Step 1 - Decide which Leisure Plus card category you fall under (see Leisure Plus categories).


Step 2 - Apply online or in person at any of our leisure centres.


Step 3 - Collect your Leisure Plus card from any of our leisure centres. You will be required to have your photograph taken in the centre and provide us with the relevant identification


Step 4 - Start using your card! Note that you must produce your Leisure Plus card on each centre visit in order to receive your loyalty points and benefits. For further information you can contact us by emailing leisureplus@chelmsford.gov.uk


*Terms & Conditions Apply


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