What is the leisure card?
This is an offer for those between 6 and 18 years of age. You get up to 1000 NOK twice a year to spend on one or more leisure activities. The leisure card is personal. The goal of the leisure card is to contribute to increased participation and inclusion.
What does the leisure card cover?
Participation fee for one or more activities up to 1000 kr pr. child every six months. Training fee, player license, quota etc. are included in the scheme. The leisure card covers organized everyday activities that take place at least 10 times during the six months.
The leisure card does not cover holiday offers, camp stays or tournaments. The card cannot be used for cinema, bowling or other self-organized activities. Sports equipment, instruments etc. are not covered by Leisure Cards. Remember that the Skattekammeret Arendal lends a lot of different equipment.
If you have used your Leisure Card, you have to wait until the next six months use it again.
Who can get leisure cards?
Children and young people with residential address in Arendal aged 6 - 18 years. Siblings receive one Leisure Card each. The money on the Leisure Card belongs to each child and the money cannot be transferred to other siblings. The leisure card is valid from the calendar year you turn 6 years up to the calendar year you turn 18 years.
This is how you apply
Go to arendal.friskus.com and register as a user. Then you can use the Leisure Card in the membership account. If it costs more than 1000 kr you can pay the balance by bank card. We have made a quick guide (in Norwegian).
Need technical support? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Refund in 2019
In 2019, we have now reimbursed the amount of activities already paid.
Leisure card 2020
The new technical solution for 2020 is ready. The new technical solution is provided by Friskus.
Activities in Arendal
Friskus is a digital activity calendar for what's happening in Arendal - all in one place. Friskus - overview of activities in Arendal
Criteria for associations that can offer leisure card activity
- The activity must be carried out at least 8-10 times per six months.
- The activity must be for children and young people between 6-18 years.
- There must be an opportunity for a trial period before the child commits to the activity.
- Trainers / Activity Leaders must have a valid police certificate - this applies to anyone who works directly with children and young people.
- The price of the activity cannot increase beyond normal inflation.
Leisure card plus
The Pluss leisure card (former experience card) is an offer for low-income families and is for those who need support beyond the regular leisure card. You can apply for the Fritidskortet Plus if you have low income and your children are of school age (1st grade - 18 years).