Gold Card

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Stay connected with the Northside Gold Card

Northside ISD values the continued support of our community.  As a token of our appreciation, we are happy to offer the Northside Gold Card, enabling eligible community members to enjoy a variety of activities, programs, and events in the District for free or at a discounted rate.

With the Gold Card, you and one guest are entitled to free admission to Fine Arts performances at all schools and free general admission to regular season athletic events at NISD facilities.  Additionally, you and one guest may enjoy free swimming during open swim times at the George Block Aquatics Center, Northside Natatorium, and Northside Swim Center, and a 15% discount on Adult and Community Education courses.


Eligible individuals:

  • NISD residents 65 years of age or older;
  • NISD residents with disabilities;
  • Retired NISD employees; and
  • Veterans that reside in NISD.

To obtain a Gold Card, individuals must present proof of eligibility and residency in person at:

  • NISD Partnerships Office, 6632 Bandera Road, Building A, 78238.  (210) 397-8599
  • Northside Activity Center, 7001 Culebra, 78238.  (210) 397-7900
  • NISD Child Nutrition & Warehouse, 7520 Mainland Dr., 78250.  (210) 397-4517
  • NISD Central Office, 5900 Evers Rd., 78238.  (210) 397-8500
  • Colonies North ES, 9915 Northampton, 78230.  (210) 397-1700
  • Glenn ES, 2385 Horal, 78227.  (210) 397-2250
  • Franklin ES, 9180 Silver Spot, 78254.  (210) 398-1700
  • May ES, 15707 Chase Hill, 78256.  (210) 397-2000


Hours of operation for each location vary.  Please consider calling in advance of your visit.  

For general questions about the Gold Card, please contact the Partnerships Office at (210) 397-8599.