Leisure Card

Leisure cards are free to eligible Harlow residents and offer discounts at the following facilities:

  • Harlow Leisurezone - (Harlow Council is not responsible for any discounts offered at Harlow Leisurezone)

To claim your discount you must present your valid leisure card on each visit to participating facilities.

To apply

Application forms can be collected from and submitted to Contact Harlow. The following must also be supplied with your completed application form:

  1. Proof you are a resident in Harlow - dated recently
  2. Recent passport sized photograph (size 2.5cm x 3cm)
  3. Proof of qualifying criteria (see table below)


Leisure cards must be renewed annually so please be aware of your cards expiry date to avoid disappointment as expired cards will not be accepted.

Qualifying criteria and proof required

To qualify for a Leisure Card you must meet one of the following criteria in addition to being a Harlow resident. Along with your address proof and passport sized photograph you must also provide proof of eligibility as follows:

Category Qualifying criteria Proof required
LC1 Applicant is in receipt of Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support Current proof of Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support
LC2 Applicant is in receipt of Income Support / Job Seekers Allowance or Employment Support Allowance or Universal Credit Current proof of Income Support / Job Seekers Allowance / Employment Support Allowance/Universal Credit
LC3 Applicant is registered disabled / special needs Current Disability Living Allowance award letter or letter from doctor or proof of Blue badge or proof of Personal Independence Payments (PIP)
LC4 Applicant is a full time student Current letter of acceptance on to a full time higher education course from a college or university