West Lothian Council Community Club Accreditation Scheme has been developed to support clubs in West Lothian and allow the public to recognise safe, effective and child friendly club environments. There are three levels and the process is very simple with training opportunities and resources available to support clubs in achieving these. Please download the icon Community Club Accreditation Scheme information leaflet for full details.

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Download a copy here Step by Step guide

To register an interest please complete this form

Further support for clubs can be found on the sportscotland Help for Clubs webpage

At present all WLC Accredited Clubs are requested to complete a Club Self Assessment please follow the link to register and complete Clubs First Toolkit . Once you have completed please contact Kathryn Graham .

WLC also have an SFA Football Development Officer who works directly with football clubs and supporting them through the SFA Quality Mark. If you are a football club please contact Jim Grant e: jim.grant@westlothian.gov.uk t: 01506 283 506 m: 07769928343

Accredited Clubs

inclusive stamp

This stamp indicates that the listed club provide sport for people with a disability. For further details on the exact types of disabilities catered for please click the link to the club's own websites.

development stamp

This confirms that the club has demonstrated commitment to creating a development pathway through effective club management and continued support for volunteer development providing opportunities for community sports participation through a safe and effective environment.


development stampblackburnunitedfc Blackburn United FC (Football)

development stampbroxburn united Broxburn United Sports Club (Football) inclusive stamp

development stampgrctri GRC Tri (Triathlon)

development stampljcLinlithgow Judo Club (Judo)

development stamplinlithgowrose Linlithgow Rose Community Football Club (Football)

development stampphoenix badge2 md Lothian Phoenix Wheelchair Basketball Club (Wheelchair Basketball) inclusive stamp

development stampldd Livingston District Dolphins Swimming Club (Swimming)inclusive stamp

development stampmurieston Murieston United Community Football Club (Football)

development stamp              New Town Roller Derby Girls (Roller Derby)

development stampresource176No Limits Sports Club (Disability Multi Sport, Boccia, Ten Pin Bowling and Archery) inclusive stamp

development stampwhitburnfc Whitburn Football Club (Football)

development stampweslothiangym West Lothian Artistic Gymnastics Club (Artistic Gymnastics)


community stamp

This confirms that the club has demonstrated an appropriate level of club management and partnership working while fully embracing the ethos of a community club.

community stamparmfalcons Armadale Falcons (Football)

community stampatscbadge1 Armadale Thistle Sports Club (Football)

community stampbalbardie Balbardie Archers (Archery) inclusive stamp

community stampbroxburnasc Broxburn ASC (Swimming) inclusive stamp

community stampcraigshillthistlecsc Craigshill Thistle CFC (Football)

community stampeastcaldercoltsEast Calder Colts (Football)

community stampjidelJidel Judo Club (Judo) inclusive stamp

community stampLbc-Digital-Logo-WebLinlithgow Bowling Club (Lawn Bowls)

community stampwlhandaball Livingston Handball Club (Handball)

community stamp clubbadge 534698791b238Livingston Community FC (Football)

community stamppolbethunitedfcPolbeth United FC (Football)

community stamppumpherstonunitedPumpherston United FC (Football)

community stamp1361648519West Lothian County Cricket Association (Cricket)

community stamplivicricketclub Livingston Cricket Club (Cricket)

access stamp

This confirms that the club has demonstrated appropriate levels of efficiency in child protection, good coach practice, club management and first aid.

access stampaquanats Aquanauts of Livingston ASC (Swimming)

access stampastroAstro Gymnastics (Gymnastics)

access stampbathgateasc Bathgate ASC (Swimming)

access stampBlackburn Swimming Club (Swimming)

access stampcobra Cobra Martial Arts (Martial Arts)

access stampfauldhousepeng Fauldhouse Penguins Swimming Club (Swimming)

access stampladywellLadywell Community Tennis Club (Tennis)

access stamplinlithgowacLinlithgow and District Athletics Club (Athletics)

access stamp10644649 728559480570771 2173779222802554025 nLivingston Boxing Club (Boxing)

access stamplinlithgowkayakracing Linlithgow Kayak Racing Club (Kayak)

access stamplgow rfcLinlithgow Rugby Club (Rugby)

access stampshintyLinlithgow Shinty Club (Shinty)

access stamplinlthgow thistle Linlithgow Thistle AFC (Football)

access stamplinlithgowvolleyball Linlithgow Volleyball Club (Volleyball)

access stamplibingstonaac Livingston & District AAC (Athletics)

access stamplivicricketclub Livingston Cricket Club (Cricket)

access stamplkc logoLivingston Karate Club (Karate)

access stamplivirfc Livingston RFC (Rugby)

access stampfield-hockey-sticks-and-ballLivingston and West Lothian Hockey Club (Hockey)

access stamplothiandisabilitybadders Lothian Disability Badminton Club (Badminton/Para Sport) inclusive stamp

access stampvestLothian Running Club (Athletics)

access stamp1521559 10152100504787489 1808653336 nMaster Sutherland's Blackbelt Academy (Martial Arts)

access stampmidcaldercolts Mid Calder Colts ASC (Football)

access stampnewlogo2-small Swim-IT (Swimming)

access stampswl Swim West Lothian (Swimming) inclusive stamp

access stamptrojan Trojan ASC (Swimming)

access stampwallace Wallace Fencing Academy (Fencing)

access stampwestcalderbc West Calder Bowling Club (Lawn Bowls)

access stamp421061 349027141803243 812353618 nWest Lothian Clarion Cycling Club (Cycling)

access stampWest Lothian JABS (Badminton)

access stamp1620860 607307589357606 600970706 n West Lothian Sailing Club (Sailing)

access stampwltabletennis West Lothian Table Tennis Club (Table Tennis)

access stampwltriathlon West Lothian Triathlon (Triathlon) inclusive stamp

access stampwilcats West Lothian Wildcats (Netball)

access stampwlwolves West Lothian Wolves (Basketball)

* Please note that if you have gone through a Scottish or National Governing Body Accreditation Scheme that we may be able to assimilate with the West Lothian Council Community Club Accreditation Scheme. Contact Kathryn Graham for further clarification.

Additional Resources

For further information on Coach Education and CPD icon Sports Development CPD Calendar

For further information on Sporting Grants please download the Sporting Grants Guidance Notes or complete the form here

For further information on Positive Coaching Scotland contact Jordan.shirley@westlothian.gov.uk

For any other Club Accreditation Requirements contact: KathrynGraham.Dalgliesh@westlothian.gov.uk