Become a Member

Join the hundreds of weight lifted clubs and gyms across the country that access support and exclusive perks only available from British Weight Lifting membership.

We have designed two membership packages - one which is perfect for Olympic and Paralympic weight lifting clubs or an opportunity to become an officially endorsed British Weight Lifting facility.

BWL Club Affiliation - Licensed Club* (£35) / Unlicensed Club (£60) annually

Our affiliated club scheme is reserved for those clubs who want to be an officially recognised Olympic or Paralympic weight lifting club which can organise a BWL recognised competition.

Benefits:

  • BWL Certificate to display in your Club
  • Listing on the club finder section on the BWL website
  • BWL club insurance cover (for licensed clubs only)
  • 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 weight lifting equipment
  • Exclusive benefits from BWL partners

‘* Please note to become “Licensed Club” your Secretary must be an individual member of British Weight Lifting and you must have a Coach who holds a valid coach licence.

BWL Endorsed Facility (£900)

Our endorsed facility scheme is reserved for the country’s best independent and small multi-site gyms.  This BWL stamp of approval recognises that your facility has a safe BWL approved lifting area and has all the equipment on the BWL approved kit list – making your facility stand out from the crowd. 

Benefits:

  • BWL Certificate to display in your Club
  • Listing on the club finder section on the BWL website
  • Use of the BWL Endorsed Facility logo
  • Co-branded digital marketing material
  • Entry onto a BWL accredited education course
  • Access to club development guidance and funding support
  • Regular newsletters/updates
  • Opportunity to feature in our newsletters
  • Exclusive discounts on weight lifting equipment
  • Exclusive benefits from BWL partners

 

An endorsed facility must meet the following criteria:

  • Your facility has a safe BWL approved lifting area
  • Your facility has all the equipment on the BWL approved kit list
  • You understand and are passionate about the benefits of weight training and promote activity
  • You have friendly and knowledgeable staff who endeavour to help people achieve their goals through weight training
  • You are an equal opportunity employer
  • You operate by high ethical standards
  • Safety of staff and members is paramount in your facility

If you have ticked all of the above boxes, get in touch with our team by clicking the button below and we will begin your application. 

apply to become a BWL Endorsed FACILITY

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