What we do..

Opportunities for health, fitness and strength training 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 and heather; make new friends; feel good, socialise and have improved mental health

All ages welcome and from all backgrounds. A supportive environment, nurturing and developing members, both in sport, well-being and confidence. Inclusiveness plays an important role in our activities.

Who we are

A Pembrokeshire based community. A Social Enterprise, managed by volunteers. Not for profit and in partnership with Pembrokeshire Leisure. Also a Weightlifting Academy for the National Governing body of Wales, A registered Special Olympic Club, A Disability Sport Wales InSport club.

Our expertise

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.

Call us on 01437 957948  or email us at info@strengthacademy.wales

Train with us safely, all ages and abilities welcome  Booking page

Stronger, Socially Active programme – Have your say in the planning of our health and fitness activities for those who need a health and well-being boost. If you feel this service may be of benefit to you, then we would really like to hear from you and would be really grateful if you would complete a short online survey which will help shape our future services to the community of Pembrokeshire

Online questionnaire


Organisations supporting our Community Work

Health, Fitness and Social prescription for those who are disadvantaged in Pembrokeshire 

Organisations who we work with or support us

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...

SAW Community

SAW Community | Promoting Health, Fitness & Wellbeing | Promoting Inclusion & changing perceptions | Increasing participation | Empowering people from all backgrounds and ages | Please get in touch...

New skills for the over 40’s, 50’s & over 60’s

Now is a good time to start strength building | This is our Over 40’s training group | We concentrate on developing confidence while working in pairs and small groups | Developing new skills and...

Celtic Champions 2019

Teams of 18 athletes from each county, Wales, Scotland and Ireland competed on 30th November, battling against each other to secure the highest number of team points to try and win the event. 5 of...
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