Community Centre Key Card

Community Centre Membership Information

The Community Centre Membership is the tool to unlocking a variety of health and leisure opportunities. Whether you live in Woking or outside the Borough, you are welcome to apply for a Community Centre membership.

A Community Centre Membership will give you:

  • access to any of the four centres for the community in the Borough: The Vyne, St Marys, Moorcroft and Parkview
  • access to the majority of activities at the community centres
    priority booking for certain activities, trips and events
  • access to the hot meals service and special lunches
  • access to the Leisure Centre and Pool in the Park which will allow you to book courts/sessions or simply access the Evolve Fitness Suite on a pay as you go basis after your induction. See Leisure Centre and Pool price list
  • discount at over 30 other local partners and outlets, by simply showing your card. A list of where you can use your card is available from each Community Centre reception, or see an up-to-date list on the website www.woking.gov.uk/thekey.
  • a Key Magazine twice a year to keep you updated with news of all the exciting new promotions and events.

There are three options when you apply for a Community Centre Membership - Standard, Status or Concession.

Community Centre Membership - standard

Anyone who lives in or out of the Borough of Woking can apply for a standard membership. The card costs 10 annually.

Community Centre Membership - status

Whether you live in or out of the Borough of Woking, you can apply for a status membership if you are in full time education, aged 60 and over, in receipt of Disability Living Allowance, Personal Independence Payment or on a government training scheme. You will qualify for a discount on most activities at the Leisure Centre and Pool. See Leisure Centre price list for status rates. The card costs 10 annually.

Please note: Introduced in 2013, Personal Independence Payment will eventually replace Disability Living Allowance for people aged 16 to 64.

Community Centre Membership - concession

You can apply for a concession membership if you live in the Borough of Woking, pay your council tax to Woking Borough Council and are in receipt of the following means tested benefits:

Income Support, Working Tax Credit or Child Tax Credit (income of 16,105 or less per year) Job Seekers Allowance (income based) Employment Support Allowance (income based) or Pension Credit (guaranteed)

If you are receiving Universal Credit we need to see your letter from DWP to establish your income falls below 16,105.

If you are in receipt of any of the above benefits, your partner and children (under the age of 17) living at the same address will also qualify for a concession card.

You will qualify for a discount on most activities at the Leisure Centre and Pool. See Leisure Centre price list for concession card rates. The card costs 5 annually. You will have to prove your eligibility every year when you renew your card.

Activity / Event Do I need a card?
Information services No, open to all
Bathability, chiropody, Feet First No, open to all
Hot meal service No, open to all, but different rates
Trips and special events Open to all. However, those with a Community Centre membership will be given priority booking and anyone without a card will be charged a surcharge of between 2 and 2.20
Access to hairdressing Yes, you will need a card
Access to regular programme of activities run by centres for the community.

Yes, you will need a card to access the following activities; quiz afternoon, dance workshops, film afternoon, bingo, whist, well-balanced, brush stokes, craft sessions, short-mat bowls, line-dancing, aromatherapy, sequence dancing, singing for fun etc. When you sign up, pick up one of our activity lists which will show you what is on offer at all four centres for the community.

Should you have any queries in respect of the Community Centre Membership, please contact the centres directly:

St Marys Community Centre Stream Close, Byfleet, KT14 7LZ Tel. 01483 743877 email: stmary's@woking.gov.uk
The Vyne Community Centre Broadway, Knaphill, Woking, GU21 2SP Tel. 01483 743558 email: the.vyne@woking.gov.uk
Moorcroft Community Centre Moorcroft, Old School Place, Westfield, Woking, GU22 9LY Tel. 01483 743373 email: moorcroft@woking.gov.uk
Parkview Community Centre Off Blackmore Crescent, Sheerwater, Woking, GU21 5NZ Tel. 01483 743974 email: parkview@woking.gov.uk