Membership Scheme (Slainte Mhath!)

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Your Passport to Good Health

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is encouraging everyone in the Western Isles to develop a healthy and active lifestyle.  The ‘Slàinte Mhath’ (‘Good Health’) initiative is a Council funded-scheme designed to encourage the use of Sports Centres from the Butt to Barra, which means that a family pays £25 a month for unlimited use of all sport centre facilities whilst it costs £18.75 for individuals to take part in the scheme.  There are also concessionary rates for those on benefits.

The scheme, which came into operation in January 2010, operates on payment by Direct Debit and all users receive a ‘smartcard’ to access the scheme.  For those aged between 11 and 25 their ‘Young Scot’ card can be used for access whilst the over 60’s can use their National Entitlement card. An application form and a Direct Debit mandate is available from Sports Centres across the Islands or can be downloaded by following the link below.

Over the last six years, thousands of local people have signed up to the scheme, which is the cheapest of its kind in Scotland – why not take your first steps to good health today? - ‘Slàinte Mhath’!!

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