Elite Caerphilly Scheme 2018 -19


The Elite Caerphilly Scheme has been established to assist the development and potential success of sports people. The scheme aims to reduce the financial burden of training costs for talented athletes, many of whom aspire to participate and represent both Wales and/or Great Britain in their respective sports on the international stage.

Eligibility Criteria

Aspiring athlete’s who live in Caerphilly County Borough can apply to receive free access to train at sporting facilities operated by CCBC sport and leisure services.  This funding aims to support talented people across our county to fulfil their potential and realise their sporting aspirations.

Eligible applicants are those competing within Olympic, Paralympic, Deaflympic and Special Olympic official sporting disciplines at a regional level or above. Confirmation of athlete’s clarification and level will be sought from relevant sport governing bodies to ensure CCBC sport and leisure services are supporting pathways appropriately within each respective sport.

Guidelines for Applications

  • The Elite Caerphilly Membership Scheme provides tangible support (financial and monthly leisure memberships) for talented young sports males and females who reside in Caerphilly County Borough
  • Each application is considered  against and aligned to the awards criteria
  • Leisure memberships awarded via the elite scheme enable the recipient to access the following sport and leisure facilities within Caerphilly County as follows: -
  • - Bedwas Leisure Centre*
  • - Caerphilly Leisure Centre*St Cenydd Leisure Centre
  • - Pontllanfraith Leisure Centre
  • - Risca Leisure Centre
  • - Newbridge Leisure Centre*
  • - Heolddu Leisure Centre*
  • - Cefn Fforest Lesiure Centre*
  • - New Tredegar Leisure Centre
  • - Sue Noake Lesiure Centre

*Leisure centres with pools to utilise lifestyle swim memberships

Individuals can only apply and receive one membership per annum, which will be completed on annual basis 

How to Apply

  1. Athlete to submit application form to jonesm19@caerphilly.gov.uk 
  2. Application validated with affiliated National Governing Body 
  3. Athlete notified of outcome Successful/unsuccessful
  4. Membership starts (for 12 months)
  5. Athlete to repeat process

For more details on how to apply please see the "further information guidance PDF" below




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