Sports and activity charges - low income benefit prices

These prices apply to people in receipt of certain benefits:  

If you are in receipt of certain benefits, including council tax reduction, you might be eligible for a 60 percent discount off our standard prices, regardless of your age.

If you are not in receipt of any of the below benefits but are 18 years old or under or are a student aged 25 and under, in full-time education, you will be eligible for our junior or student rates.

Instead of paying per visit, it could be better value for you to take out one of our monthly memberships.

Concession eligibility

From 1 April 2017, we are no longer offering concessionary rates for:

  • Young Scot Card holders
  • Those on widows’ pensions or widowed mother’s allowance
  • Users aged 60 or over who are not in receipt of one of the benefits listed below

If you are on any of the benefits below, you will be eligible for 60 percent off our standard prices.

Concession category Concession rate Evidence required on application
Carer (only when taking their cared-for person into a swimming pool) Free access when the carer is swimming with the person they assist The person being assisted must be eligible for a concession
Carer (must be in receipt of Carers Allowance) 60% off our standard prices Official letter/form
People in receipt of housing benefit 60% off our standard prices Official letter/form
Universal Credit (and council tax reduction) 60% off our standard prices for the recipient only Official letter/form and evidence of council tax reduction
Income Support 60% off our standard prices Official letter/form
Working Tax Credit (and council tax reduction) 60% off our standard prices Official letter/form and evidence of council tax reduction
Employment and Support Allowance (previously Incapacity Benefit/Invalidity Allowance) 60% off our standard prices Official letter/form
Child Tax Credit (and council tax reduction) 60% off our standard prices for the recipient only Official letter/form and evidence of council tax reduction
Job Seekers income-based benefit 60% off our standard prices for the recipient only  
Pension Credit – Guarantee Credit only 60% off our standard prices for the recipient only Official letter/form
Disability Living Allowance (PIP) (and council tax reduction) 60% off our standard prices for the recipient only Official letter/form and evidence of council tax reduction
Severe Disability Allowance (and council tax reduction) 60% off our standard prices for the recipient only Official letter/form and evidence of council tax reduction
Industrial Injuries Disability Allowance (and council tax reduction) 60% off our standard prices for the recipient only Official letter/form and evidence of council tax reduction

Individually priced activities

Activity From 1 April 2018
Adult swim £2.00
Junior swim (age 6 to age 18) £1.40
Junior swim (age 0 to age 5 inclusive) to be confirmed
Adult swimming lesson £3.20
Family swim (up to two adults and three children) £5.40
Small family swim (one adult and up to two children) £3.95
Junior swimming lesson or parent and child water confidence session £2.20
Sauna or steam and swim £2.60
Sauna or steam only £1.80
Shower only £1.00
Fitness room use £2.40
Fitness induction - includes free gym entry on another day (free with Active Aberdeenshire membership)   £6.40
Exercise class, aquafit, aerobics £2.40
Fitness room use and swim £3.20
Exercise class and swim £3.20
Climbing wall (per person) £2.20
Climbing wall lessons £3.20
Instructor for tuition of groups of up to six (participants also pay individual entry fees) to be confirmed
Active Aberdeenshire day rate £3.40

Court, pitch and track hire

Facilities can be leased out of normal opening hours at the full commercial rate (double the standard hire rate).

All facilities listed below are available at a 60 percent concession rate, subject to 75 percent of those using the facilities meeting the eligibility criteria listed above. Prices are inclusive of VAT.

Facility From 1 April 2018 
Badminton court (per hour) £4.00
Badminton court (junior concession) £3.20
Squash court (per hour) £3.60
Squash court (junior concession) £2.45
Full-size synthetic pitch without floodlights (per hour) £18.00
Full-size synthetic pitch (junior concession) £13.05
One third of a full-size, synthetic pitch without floodlights (per hour) £6.00
One half of a full-size, synthetic pitch without floodlights (per hour) £9.00
One-half of a full-size, synthetic pitch (junior concession) £9.00
Tennis court without floodlights (per hour) £4.00
Tennis court (junior concession) £3.20
Synthetic track and in-field facilities £18.00
Synthetic track (just use of track) £10.00
Floodlights (for full size pitches or synthetic track) £4.00
Floodlights (junior concession) £3.35
Small floodlights (for multi-use games area or tennis courts) £2.00
Small floodlights (junior concession) £1.65

Swimming pool hire

Individuals and groups, the members of which are in receipt of a benefit listed above, receive a 60 percent discount off our standard pool hire fees. Lane hire for 20m pools is 80 percent of the costs below.

Product From 1 April 2018 
Early morning swimming training (per lane)  £5.25
One-off swimming pool lane hire (Mon-Fri) (per hour) £7.20 
One-off swimming pool lane hire (Sat/Sun) (per hour) £8.40 
Hire of small pools and trainer pools (Mon-Fri) £11.30  
Hire of small pools and trainer pools (Sat/Sun) £13.10

Miscellaneous prices

Activity From 1 April 2018 
Badminton drop-in session (adult)  £1.60
Badminton drop-in session (junior concession) £1.05
Canoe drop-in - adult (per hour) £2.00
Canoe drop-in session (junior concession) (per hour) £1.35
National Pool Lifeguard Qualification £100.00
Bowling - adult (per session) £2.20
Bowling (junior concession) £1.85
Bowling - adult (annual) £31.20
Bowling (annual) (junior concession) £26.60
Adult 6-month swim pass  £60.00

Room and grass pitch hire

These prices will be charged for any hire of our facilities by individuals or groups, whose members are in receipt of a benefit listed above. All prices below include VAT and represent the hourly rate.

 Product  From 1 April 2018
Groups
Community commercial prices
Category A – Meeting rooms and classrooms  £3.00  £6.00
Category B – Small halls (up to 145 square metres)   £4.00 £8.00
Category C – Medium halls (146-290 square metres) and pavilion hire   £8.00 £16.00
Category D – Large halls (291-435 square metres) and grass pitches £12.00 £24.00
Category E – Very large halls £16.00 £32.00

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