Fusion Lifestyle in partnership with Bedford Borough Council offers the Free Access for County Sportspeople (FACS) scheme and the Free Access for National Sportspeople (FANS) scheme. These schemes enable sportspeople to use the gym and swimming pools free of charge at Robinson Pools & Fitness, Bedford International Athletics Stadium, Kempston Pool, John Bunyan Sports & Fitness and Oasis Beach Pool.

FACS - Free Access for County Sports People in Bedford.

The FACS scheme is open to young people under the age of 18 years of age, living in the borough of Bedford.  All members must be a current representative at county level or above and ranked within the top 5 in their age group. They must provide a supporting letter from an officer from the Governing Body of their Sport confirming this level. All FACS members are restricted to free use during off peak times.  

FANS - Free Access for National Sports People in Bedford. 

The FANS Scheme is open to elite sportspeople of all ages who currently compete or perform at a National Level in any sport recognised by Sport England.  All members must be a resident in the Bedford Borough Council area for the majority of the year. Full time students whose parents/guardians reside in Bedford are eligible. Applicants must be a current representative at national level in their sport and currently listed in the top 10 of the National Age Group rankings.   

To apply please complete our online form here.