Library and Leisure card

You can use a SmartCities card for library membership and the leisure venues subscription Get Active. Other services can be added to your SmartCities card and they are listed on the application form.


Your SmartCities card can give you access to the libraries in Southampton. Simply see a library staff member to confirm your membership before first use.

Get Active leisure subscription

Residents living within the council boundary, who are in receipt of some benefits, are entitled to discounted activities with a Get Active subscription on their SmartCities card. The discount applies during off-peak times in participating leisure venues in Southampton.

The application form tells you which documents are required and where to apply in section 8.

Evidence of qualification for the Get Active subscription is required every 12 months.

SmartCities card terms and conditions/Privacy