Birmingham 22 one year on

Birmingham 22 one year on

In August 2022, members from SAW represented Team Wales at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Faye Pittman competed in the 71kg category at her second Games. Faye secured an 81kg snatch and hit 108kg Clean and Jerk. This gave Faye a total of 189kg, finishing in...
Rt Hon Stephen Crabb MP visit

Rt Hon Stephen Crabb MP visit

Our volunteers & staff were delighted to welcome Rt Hon Stephen Crabb MP back to SAW this week (September 2023) Shared from Stephen Crabb… An inspiring visit to SAW Cymru (Strength Academy Wales) based at the Pembrokeshire Sports Village at Haverfordwest High...
Lily Rice British Paralympic Championships

Lily Rice British Paralympic Championships

  In July 2023, Lily Rice had a very successful British Championships.   BRITISH CHAMPION in the 200m  Medley- 4 sec pb – 🥇 400 free – 11 sec pb – 5:16.30🥈 100 back – 0.13 sec pb & first bk pb in over a year!! – 1:22.19🥉 100 breast...
10 Downing Street visit

10 Downing Street visit

In July 2023, 3 SAW members were invited to a special reception at 10 Downing Street. A Garden Party Reception, celebrating Great Britain’s success at the Special Olympics World Games 🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧 Pictured is Bleddyn Gibbs World Games 4 x Gold medalist, Simon Roach Great...
People living with Dementia, their family and friends

People living with Dementia, their family and friends

✨Dementia Friendly Health & Fitness✨ Sessions are free, providing an opportunity for participants to take part in regularly, make new friends, socialise, improved wellbeing. Recent research studies have shown that exercise can… ◽️Improve cognition; ◽️Reduce the...
Age Well Programme

Age Well Programme

Bringing people together from the local community to: 🔴Meet new people, be less isolated 🟢Make friends 🔴Socialise through fitness 🟢Work together 🔴Build health, fitness, wellbeing & confidence 🟢Create stronger communities The Age Well programme is held Mon, Wed,...