Published Mon, 2012-02-13 13:56; updated 3 years ago.

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Birmingham City Council, in partnership with the NHS, is offers Birmingham residents free swimming, group exercise classes and gym sessions.

To join the scheme you'll need a Leisure Card.

Just complete an application form and take it to your local centre along with two documents which show your name and address.

What is included?

Group fitness classes (before 5pm Mon-Fri, after 1pm weekends)

Fitness gyms** (before 5pm Mon-Fri, after 1pm weekends)

Fitness gym inductions (times as above)

Swimming at all times during casual public sessions

ICE Youth gyms** (8-16 yr-olds only, during normal public opening hours)

**except the cardio and ICE Youth gyms at Northfield Pool and Fitness Centre

Please note Powerpoint (free weights) gyms and sports hall hire are not included in the scheme.

Due for review April  2014