If you're an Oxford resident (usually living in postcodes OX1 to OX4 - see map of Oxford city boundary) and on qualifying benefits, the Bonus card gives you discounted membership and pay as you go prices at Oxford's public leisure centres:

  • Barton Leisure Centre
  • Ferry Leisure Centre
  • Hinksey Heated Outdoor Pool (April to September)
  • Leys Pools and Leisure Centre
  • Oxford Ice Rink

Also included is Rose Hill Community Centre Gym.

Monthly membership

The discounted monthly membership gives you unlimited access to the gym, classes and swimming for just £24 per month.

Visit your local leisure centre to join. Please note you will need to show proof of your address and benefits, which will need to be dated within the last 3 months. Proof of address can include a recent utility or council tax bill, or a bank statement.

Pay as you go

The pay as you go card gives you discounts at the leisure centres with no monthly membership fee, just pay £2.10 each time you want to go.

Visit your local leisure centre to set up. Please note you will need to show proof of your address and benefits, which will need to be dated within the last 3 months. Proof of address can include a recent utility or council tax bill, or a bank statement.

Rose Hill Community Centre gym

You can also use the gym at Rose Hill Community Centre, which is included free of charge with a monthly Bonus card membership. Pay as you go prices are set by the centre. Before your first visit, you will need to call the community centre on 01865 749597 in order to get set up on their system. Once this is done, gym sessions can be booked either by calling up or by visiting the centre in person.

Qualifying benefits and criteria

To qualify, you must receive any of these benefits:

  • Carer's Allowance
  • Council Tax Reduction Scheme
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Foster Carers
  • Housing Benefit
  • Pension Credit
  • Registered Blind/Disabled
  • Severe Disablement Allowance
  • Universal Credit Housing Element

Asylum seekers and refugees

If you're an asylum seeker or refugee, the following will be accepted as proof of status:

  • ARC card
  • BRP card
  • Bail 101 letter
  • CAV letter
  • Section 20 letter
  • Section 95 letter
  • Home Office status letter

To get set up, please email Ashley Cue with your proof of eligibility. A support worker can do this on your behalf.

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