Bristol International Athletes Scheme

Bristol International Athletes Scheme

The scheme gives free use of sports facilities, leisure centres and swimming pools to Bristol residents aged 16 and over who have international sports status.

How to apply

Download the Bristol International Athletes application pack (pdf, 150KB) (opens new window) , fill it out and return it to us.

You’ll also need a letter of support from your governing body confirming your international status.

Send the application pack and your letter of support to:

ABS Finance Team 1 (City Hall)
PO Box 3399

For a postal application, email and ask for an application pack.

How long it will take

We’ll contact you within 21 working days of receiving your application and letter from your governing body. 

You’ll receive your confirmation by email or by letter, if you’ve applied by post.

Your Bristol International Athletes scheme status will be valid for one year, after which time you'll need to renew your application.

Where you can use your International's card