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The Portsmouth leisure card entitles residents to discounts at Portsmouth City Council facilities as well as some other services.

Applying for a leisure card is free – they are available to residents that receive means-tested benefit within PO1 to PO6 areas.

You can enjoy sports centres, swimming pools, golf, museums, city arts and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Please note that discounts vary – a complete listing will be sent to you when you receive your Leisure Card.

The leisure card is valid for 12 months and it is your responsibility to apply for a renewal when the current card expires.

How to apply

To apply for a Leisure Card please complete the online form.

Online application form

If you are unable to complete the online form please contact Cultural Services.

Email: culturalservices@portsmouthcc.gov.uk
Telephone: 02392 606256

Please note that you will need to upload evidence of eligibility, please see list below of eligible benefits. Once you have submitted your online application this will be verified and a Leisure Card posted to you (subject to verification).

Eligible benefits

  • Universal credit
  • Income support
  • Income-based jobseeker’s allowance (JSA)
  • Income-related employment and support allowance (ESA)
  • Working tax credit
  • Housing benefit
  • Council Tax Support (excludes statutory 25% single persons discount)
  • Pension credit (guarantee credit element only)
  • Foster carers and Looked After Children (can apply through the council’s social care department, family placement team)