Community Support Programmes
Our free programmes support many groups from our local community. Developing health and wellbeing, using various forms of strength training as the catalyst to develop social interaction, to meet new people, make new friends and for health and wellbeing benefits. And of course to have fun and enjoy social exercise.
Please email email@example.com to enquire if there is space on the programme before booking.
Please book via Bookfit app and please complete our medical and consent form. Details are below…
Bookings are made weekly via ‘Bookfit’ which may be downloaded via the below links. Simply create an account and search for Strength Academy Wales and ask to be approved.
Download the Bookfit app from google play here https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.status.starke_customer&hl=en_GB
Download the Bookfit app from the app store here https://apps.apple.com/us/app/bookfit/
A medical and consent form will need to be completed before the first session at this link: For Adults https://www.strengthacademy.wales/medical-form-adult/ For U18’s https://www.strengthacademy.wales/medical-form-18-and-under/
Dementia Friendly Fitness
For people living with Dementia, their families and/or carers. A funded programme, in collaboration with PAVS Dementia Supportive Communities Connector, supported with Transformation Funding from West Wales Care Partnership. With focus on improving cognition, reducing the risk of falls by improving strength and balance, providing opportunities for social interaction and reducing the feeling of isolation and raising self-esteem.
Evidence suggests that regular exercise may:-
Improve memory and slow down mental decline; Improve sleep; Help reduce anxiety or depression And help maintain skills for longer.
Wednesday’s and Friday’s at 10.30am
Age Well Programme
Working in pairs and small groups, a sociable method of training for the elder generation. With focus on having fun, socialising, making friends, conversing and reminiscing. Muscle strengthening, balance, mobility and much more
Monday’s, Wednesday’s and Friday’s 9.30am
In collaboration with Pembrokeshire County Council and ‘Get Out Get Active EHE’ we offer health and fitness activities for families to take part in our activities together, inclusive of all ages. Focusing on extending community engagement of families with home educated children across Pembrokeshire.
Monday’s at 10.30am and Thursday’s at 9.30am
Pembs Un-paid Carers
Switch off entirely from being a carer. Spend time focusing on health to bring short term respite, enjoyable new fitness challenges, personal success and the expenditure of energy.
Our sensitive, experienced and encouraging coaches are offering dynamically tailored training sessions to meet the varying needs of individuals of this new ‘Carers Fitness Group’ We deliver sessions in very laid-back, personable way, ensuring all needs are met.
We pride ourselves on creating a culture, environment and atmosphere where socialising and connecting with other people is as big a part of each session as the actual physical exercise and strength conditioning. Step away from your carer’s role for a short while and become a part of the wider SAW family.
Tuesday’s and Thursday’s at 10.30am
Health and Wellbeing extra curricular activities for Haverfordwest High VC
Friday afternoons at 2pm as part of the Haverfordwest High VC Health and Wellbeing programme, delivering sessions for students from year 7 up, during term time.
Health & Wellbeing Learning Difficulties Innovation Fund
Tuesday and Thursday at 12.30. We are currently working with members from Value Independence and also individuals with Learning Difficulties
Please contact us to join.
Raise the bar
Funded by Welsh Government and Pembrokeshire Youth Bank, our youth members have gained the necessary qualifications, supported via out Academy coaches, our youth members give back to the club, coaching and offering free Saturday sessions for youths to benefit from taking part in weightlifting activities and strength activities. A free programme supporting 11-16 year olds and those from low income families.
Saturday’s at 10am and at other times throughout the week with specific groups, currently year 6 from Prendergast Community Junior School
Female-only sessions, fun and inspiring activities, wellbeing, confidence and empowerment. Free for 11-16 year olds.
Funded by Street Games and Welsh Government Winter of Wellbeing.
Various dates, please view here
Sport Pembs Strength programme
Welsh Government Winter of Wellbeing initiative in partnership with Sport Pembrokeshire, supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing by creating opportunity for them to stay active and have fun.
These activities are important for young people to develop their skills to strengthen their social, emotional and physical wellbeing.
An initiative in partnership with Versus Arthritis, collaborating with the Pembrokeshire based Versus Arthritis Service Co-ordinator.
Tuesday’s and Thursday’s at 11.30am
Our wellbeing programmes have been supported by
Our own fundraising initiatives
Local giving & Postcode Community Trust – Magic Little Grants
South Hook LNG
Transformation Funding from West Wales Care Partnership
Pembrokeshire County Council
Pembrokeshire Youth Bank
We are currently applying for funding to deliver a full weekly time table of community support programmes, developing the above pilot programmes and working with new partners to deliver many new activities for other groups.