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Passport to Leisure

What is Passport to Leisure?

A handy card which entitles you to reduced admission at a wide range of leisure activities.

For up to 12 months. 3 years for over 60s (optional).

Please Note: The Council's Passport to Leisure Scheme is only open to Bradford Residents if you already have a Calderdale Passport to Leisure card you can use this to get discounts at Bradford Council facilities.

What will I be entitled to?

Benefits may be amended from time to time, but as examples you’ll get:

  • Less than half price admission to all normal public swimming sessions
  • Free admission, free equipment hire and half price activity charge with up to 48 hours advance booking at sports centres
  • Half price for games of bowls, tennis, putting and pitch and putt
  • Discount at the Alhambra Theatre and St. George’s Hall
  • Reduced prices at East Riddlesden Hall, Pictureville, IMAX, Bradford Bulls and Bradford Ice Rink

How much does a Passport to Leisure cost?

£2.30 - for an Adult Card.
£1.15 - for a Child Card.
£5.30 - for an Over 60’s 3 year card.

How do I apply for a Passport to Leisure?

You need to fill in the application form below and provide a passport size photograph and proof of your eligibility and address as shown on the form to one of your local sports centres or council offices listed below.

Take your completed form and proof of eligibility to:

Sports Centres and Swimming Pools

Please contact the appropriate centre/swimming pool for PTL card issuing times

Passport to Leisure Prices

Alhambra Theatre and St. George’s Hall

Up to 20% discount subject to availability. Check with Box Office 01274 432000.

National Media Museum

Pictureville £3.90 (£2.60 before 4.30pm) Monday to Friday. Imax £4.95 (Subject to film). 0844 856 3797.

East Riddlesden Hall

£1.00 off admission price. 01535 607075.

Bradford Bulls

Concessions vary according to stand. Tickets from Odsal ticket office through the week.

Bradford Ice Rink

Free skate hire Monday to Friday. 01274 729091.

Doe Park Water Activities Centre

Sailing, Kayaking and Canoeing. 30% discount on Holiday Course and Pay and Play prices. Contact centre for further details 01274 833826.


Book reservations half price.

Summer Holiday Activities

Concessions on many activities, indoor and outdoors. See the summer activities website for more details.

Sports centres and pools

Prices of activities at sports centres and pools are available on each sports facility's web page.

Parks and Recreation Grounds


Adult per hour: £1.70
Adult per ½ hour: 85p
Under 16 per hour: 85p
Under 16 per ½ hour: 50p


Adult per hour: £1.70
Adult per ½ hour: 85p
Under 16 per hour: 88p
Under 16 per ½ hour: 50p


Adult per round: £1.70
Under 16 per round: 85p

Pitch & Put (Bowling Park)

Adult per round: £1.70
Under 16 per round: 85p

Horsfall Playing Fields

Adult training session: £1.60
Under 18 training session: 65p
Adult changing/shower: £1.50
Under 18 changing/shower: 75p

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