BRITISH WEIGHT LIFTING

Life Leisure have a unique partnership with British Weight Lifting based at Houldsworth Village in Reddish, which aims to increase participation in the sport across the North West and also provide a Regional Centre of Excellence for the sport.

London 2012 Legacy
The partnership has brought the 'Games' to life at Houldsworth Village with a substantial amount of equipment used in London housed at the centre. A ‘Centre of Excellence’, many top athletes and newcomers to the sport train at the facility on a weekly basis and at Regional Development squads.

LIFTING 101

Classes are an educational series offered to members of Life Leisure and British Weight Lifting. For more information visit our Fitness Course page.

THE BIG LIFT, GREATER MANCHESTER

A series of weightlifting competitions staged throughout the year and is open to anyone in relevant age categories. The Series caters for male and female participation at all levels. The competition is designed for anyone – and is based on a team ideology. The points system is based on body weight to weight lifted, with points awarded accordingly for your club/team. For more information on the next event please email Andreas Michaelas.

Weight Lifting

Weight Lifting
Weight Lifting
Weight Lifting

BRITISH PARABENCH PRESS OPEN

The British ParaBench Press Open is held annually and is open to all athletes who are registered disabled. It is staged just as the London 2012 Paralympic Games were and the competition utilises the benches from the Games! The competition follows the IPC (International Paralympic Committee) rules.

STOCKPORT SPARTANS WEIGHTLIFTING CLUB

Based at Life Leisure Houldsworth Village, the club is affiliated to British Weight Lifting and provides an excellent opportunity for anyone who has completed the Lifting 101 course or iLift to continue in the sport as a member of a local club. For more information please email Andreas Michaelas.

Training days & times:
Monday18:00 - 19:00Drop in Session
Thursday18:00 - 19:00Drop in Session
Sunday10:00 - 12:00Club Session


STOCKPORT ARNIES POWERLIFTING CLUB

An established Disabled Powerlifting Club, affiliated to BWL, based at Life Leisure Houldsworth Village, the club is one of only a few Paralympic Clubs in the North West and provides excellent opportunities for anyone who has a disability who wants to take part in the sport to continue as a member of a local club. For more information please email Andreas Michaelas.

Monday17:00 - 20:00Drop in Session
Wednesday17:00 - 19:00Drop in Session
Friday10:00 - 12:00Club Session

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