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Access to Leisure and Learning

Access to Leisure and Learning is Poole's discount scheme that allows disabled people, people on low incomes and those in full-time education (aged 16 years and over) to take part in leisure and sports activities at reduced rates.

There are currently around 5000 people in the scheme. Activities range from sport and learning to leisure pursuits and are suitable for both children and adults.

Members are also entitled to a discount on the Garden Waste Collection Service.

If you qualify for the scheme you can apply online, or by calling our team on 01202 261306.  Please check Terms and Conditions if you have any queries.

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How you qualify for the scheme

If you live in the BH postcode and receive one of the following benefits you will qualify for the scheme:

Tax credits (Working Tax Credits combined with Child Tax Credits, Child Tax Credits only or Working Tax Credits combined with disability element).  Household gross annual income from your current award letter should be  £16,105 or less. Bring in your most recent award letter - If this is for the current financial year, it will be estimated and will be accepted.*

Housing or Council Tax Support*

Income Support or Guarantee Pension Credit (not savings credit)*

Job Seekers Allowance (income based)*

Job Seekers Allowance (contribution based)

Universal Credit*

NHS HC2 Certificate

Attendance Allowance

Disability Living Allowance

Personal Independence Payment

Incapacity Benefit - Higher or Long Term Rate

Employment and Support Allowance

Industrial Injuries Benefit

Carer's Allowance

War Disablement Pension

Social Services Cardholders

Full-time student in further or higher education - aged 16 or over

Modern Apprenticeship

*starred benefits mean that child dependents (still in education, either mainstream or further education, studying either A levels or NVQ's level 3, up to and including age 19) living with the benefit claimant can also join. 

Partners in the scheme offer discounts of between 10% - 75%.  Please contact the individual venues for full discount details. 

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Email customer services

01202 261306

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