How the Get Active Pass works

The aim of the Get Active Pass (previously named Leisure Cheques) is to increase once a week participation in sport/exercise. Our target group are those who take part in less than 30 minutes per week on a regular basis.

Please note the scheme is available by referral only, key information about the scheme can be viewed in the document below.

Once you have signed up as a key worker you can refer participants by completing our online form at the bottom of this page.

A key worker can be anybody in a professional capacity who is supporting an individual to improve that person’s health and wellbeing.

How the scheme works

Organisations supporting applicants will refer individuals eligible for five free and five half price visits and discuss what applicants want to do, when they want to do it and what support they need to get them more active.

The Get Active Pass offers limited free and half-price access to casual gym, swim, court hire at four North Somerset leisure centres:

To qualify for the Get Active Pass, applicants must be:

  • living in North Somerset
  • a new sport / exercise participant (applicants do not currently take part in sport / exercise for at least 30 minutes once per week) and would benefit from taking part in exercise due to their current physical or mental health.  
  • referred by a key worker who is already supporting them as part of a local service
  • new to the scheme – so should not have previously been referred for a Get Active Pass or Leisure Cheques 

Referring service users

If you support service users as part of your job or volunteering position you are eligible to refer applicants to the scheme.

First you must sign up as a key worker, just download the key worker information pack above and return the agreement form at the end of the pack.

Once you have signed up as a key worker you can refer participants by completing our online form at the bottom of this page.

Information for service users

Our survey must also be completed to activate half-price visits on the Get Active Pass, this will be done automatically once users have completed the survey, so no need to contact us. The survey can be completed on the North Somerset Council website.