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Weightlifting Wales and British Weight Lifting share a joint membership platform, bringing additional benefits to their mutual members. There are different types of memberships available; Junior Club member, Senior Club member, Unattached member and a Supporter member. To learn about the benefits of each type of membership, click 'Join Now' in the boxes below. When signing up to become a joint member of both Weightlifting Wales and British Weight Lifting, you must make sure you select your region as 'Wales' in the form.

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*Licensed club minimum requirements*

Welfare / Safeguarding Officer (Compulsory)

Valid British Weightlifting membership

Valid Enhanced DBS check

Up-to-date and valid Safeguarding qualification

Significant Safeguarding knowledge

All information logged onto Sport 80

Head Coach (Compulsory)

Level 2 BWL Coach Qualification

Full Membership

Valid BWL Coaching License

Up-to-date and valid Safeguarding qualification

Valid Enhanced DBS check

All information logged onto Sport 80

Secretary (Advisory)

Valid British Weightlifting support membership

Safeguarding knowledge

Club Constitution

A club constitution clarifying how the club will be managed.

Clubs may affiliate to Weightlifting Wales, by purchasing a joint membership through British Weight Lifting.


  • BWL Certificate and affiliated club logo to display in your Facility
  • BWL club insurance cover
  • Ability to organise an official BWL Tier 3 competition
  • Access to club development guidance and funding support
  • Regular newsletters/updates
  • Opportunity to feature in our newsletters
  • Exclusive discounts on weightlifting equipment
  • Exclusive benefits from BWL partners
  • Access to support from your nearest Regional Development Officer who can aid with grant applications, setting up pathways with local authority bodies and hosting small local event
  • Access to supporting documents to help you set up good governance practice within your club
  • Membership with the Welsh Sport Association, granting you discounted offers for courses for your staff and volunteers (please contact WW for access)
  • Quarterly updates from the WW newsletter and opportunity to feature in this
  • Support with gaining Insport Certification
  • Playing a crucial part in the delivery of the WW strategy within Wales
  • Becoming part of the WW community
  • Support to work towards becoming a WW Academy
Junior Club Member

A competing member of a British Weight Lifting Affiliated Club

Adult Club Member

A competing member of a British Weight Lifting Affiliated Club

Unattached Member

A competing member who is not affiliated to a British Weight Lifting Club.


A non-lifting member who want to stay up to date with the latest British Weight Lifting news


Our affiliated club scheme is reserved for those clubs who want to be an officially recognised Olympic Weightlifting or Para Powerlifting club which can organise a WW / BWL recognised competition.