Olympic Weightlifting caters for any skill from beginner to advance. Everyone is welcome to join the friendly club to compete, develop skills or start from scratch and learn something new. Training includes opportunities to lift three times a week in our newly refurbished S&C gym! The club compete in local and national competitions throughout the year and continuously bring home success stories. 

The Weighlfting Club have had a great year, and were shortlisted for Club of the Year award in the annual Northumbria Sport Awards.

All club training has now ceased for 2023/24. Students enquiring about joining the club in 2024/25 season can contact the Club Committee via email or instagram. 2024/25 memberships will be available to purchase from September 2024.

Available Weightlifting Memberships in 2024/25:

"TRAIN"   £150 

Wednesdays 16:00-18:00, Fridays 17:30-19:00, Sundays 10:00-12:00 

All training takes place in the S&C Suite in Sport Central. 

This membership offers regular coached sessions for students interested in gaining Weightlifting skills without the competitive element.

Key Contacts

Club President: Matthew Gallagher

Competition Secretary: Amy Marshall

Coach: Sol Daley


The Weightlifting club is supported by one of Northumbria Sport's dedicated Club Development Officers.