Powerlifting at Northumbria is a fun and rewarding sport with a close community of passionate people. We welcome all abilities to join in our training sessions, whether you’re an experienced lifter or you have never lifted before.

Whilst we learn and improve at our weekly sessions, the club also have a vibrant social life where we plan activities, events and spontaneous trips. 

For those of you that have never heard of Powerlifting before, it is a form of competitive weightlifting in which contestants attempt three types of lifts in a set sequence.

Powerlifting offers the following membership: 


Big Week Of Sport Information

We will be running the following taster sessions for Powerlifting, following on from our Sports Fair on Wednesday 27th September. Please note that these sessions are free to attend, aimed to let you try the sport before committing to a membership: 

Taster 1 Tuesday 3rd October 18:00-20:00 S&C Suite
Taster 2 Thursday 5th October 19:30-21:00 S&C Suite


Club Costs: 

"TRAIN" 23/24 Membership - £100

Training Times & Venues

Venue: Sport Central 

Tuesday: 18:00 - 20:00

Thursday: 19:30 - 21:30 

Training Dates

Semester 1 w/c: 02.10.2023 - 11.12.2023

Semester 2 w/c: 08.01.2024 - 18.03.2024

Semester 3 w/c:15.04.2024 - 29.04.2024

Key Contacts

Club President: Abigail Row