We offer inclusive opportunities for health and fitness activities which focus on working together, building relationships and improving wellbeing for people from all walks of life, ages and abilities.

Our members become stronger, fitter, heather, make new friends; feel good, socialise and have improved mental health

Our volunteers develop their skills and sense of wellness.

Our expertise includes senior citizen health and fitness, disability fitness activities, learning difficulty fitness activities, strength and health development, inclusive practice, wellbeing and social interaction, tackling obesity, multi-generational and family fitness, raising levels of self-esteem and wellbeing.

We organise sessions for families, over 65’s, wheelchair users, the disabled, learning difficulty, Forces families, able bodied sessions and fully inclusive sessions regardless of age, ability or walk of life. We offer sessions for general health and fitness training. We offer high levels of coaching for competitive Weightlifting and Sports Conditioning.

We are an Academy for the National Governing Body, registered to deliver a pathway and route for talented sports people; a Disability Sport Wales ‘In Sport’ club, a registered Special Olympic club and a licensed British Weightlifting club.

Volunteers and employees have excellent experience and are suitably qualified. In addition to graduate and post graduate qualifications, all team members are DBS enhanced, have completed first aid, safeguarding and other relevant courses.

Our strategic aims include:

To encourage people of all ages and from a variety of backgrounds to participate in strength, health and fitness activities

To address social exclusion by encouraging disadvantaged and marginalised groups to access health and fitness activities

To tackle obesity and promote health and fitness whilst developing members’ social skills and improving their mental well-being

To have a positive effect on health, wellbeing and prevention of illness.

Supporting people to live healthy, happy lives and ensuring they stay well in the community.

Employment opportunities

Funding and Network officer The post holder will work closely with the organisation to research and raise funds for the activities of Pembrokeshire Weightlifting (known as Strength Academy Wales)....

SAW 2022

Our future plans in partnership with Haverfordwest Leisure and Pembrokeshire Leisure. A new facility for the community of Pembrokeshire. An exceptionally large space, over 25 metres in length,...

Age Well Programme 2020

For 2020 our Age Well programme has come to an end. The health and well-being programme has been hugely successful.  The offer of health, fitness and strength training activities focusing on working...

Winner of the Pembrokeshire Mind Charity Fundraising event

Over lockdown our team and wider community pulled together and raised funds for Mind Charity Pembrokeshire. Members, families and friends took part in variety of fitness challenges. All those who...

Covid-19 Recovery – Health, Fitness & Wellbeing Programme 2021

We are planning forward, to put in place a Covid-19 recovery programme to support the local community in developing their health, fitness and wellbeing through 2021 and beyond. We are looking at...

Force for Change

We have reached out to the Unit Welfare Officer, 14th Signal Regiment at Brawdy’s Cawdor Baracks. Our volunteers are planning a project to support Armed Forces communities have better health,...

£1033.75 for Mind Charity Pembrokeshire

We have raised a fantastic £1033.75 for Mind Charity Pembrokeshire. Thank you so much to all of our members and friends of SAW for taking part in a variety of fitness activities, not only benefiting...

30:7 for Mind Pembrokeshire

We are raising funds to support Mind charity Pembrokeshire & we have a fantastic home gym bundle donated by SBD & Pullum to give away. To get involved please have ago at one of our challenges &...

Ability Supported Fitness

Ability Supported Fitness - Every Wednesday at 11am A referral programme for anyone who has found a commercial gym and commercial fitness classes not suitable for their needs. We cater for...

Tesco Bags of Help

Pembrokeshire Weightlifting (known as Strength Academy Wales) calls out for votes to bag a share of Tesco’s community fund Strength Academy Wales are bidding to bag a cash boost from the Tesco Bags...
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