Powerlifting Clubs and Gyms

Requirements for a Club:  

– A registration form for the Club must be completed in full and submitted to the BCPA prior to a competition;

– The Club must have a minimum of four (4) members and be in good standing with the BCPA/CPU;

– All members of the Club must train at the same facility;

– Any members of the Club must volunteer for at least one (1) session at a BCPA competition per year.

Once the registration of a Club has been approved by the BCPA Executive, the Club will:  

– Be able to wear t-shirts with the Club logo at all BCPA contests, as competitors only.

– Have a link to the Club’s website (not including a Facebook page link) on the BCPA website.

– When applicable, Clubs may be eligible for Club awards at BCPA sanctioned contests.

– If a Club hosts an Open House, the BCPA will assist in promoting their event and members of the BCPA executive may attend.

Click here to register your club

Note: Any Club registration will be pending until reviewed and approved by the BCPA Executive.  Club registration forms must be received by the BCPA Executive within 30 days before a contest.

Registered Clubs:


Uvic Powerlifting & Weightlifting Club
3800 Finnerty Road, Victoria
Contact: Darby Sutton  (DarbySutton1996@gmail.com)
Website: uviclifts.000webhostapp.com
Facebook: facebook.com/UvicLifts

Forge Barbell Club
851 Yates Street, Victoria V8W 1M1
Contact: Eric Vila  (info@forgevictoria.com)
Website: forgevictoria.com
Facebook: facebook.com/forgevictoria/

Victoria Barbell Club
Unit 105-2675 Wilfert Rd, Victoria, V9B 6M3
Contact: Jeremy Klaus / Jason Klaus  (victoriabarbell@gmail.com)
Website: victoriabarbell.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/victoriabarbell/


UBC Weightlifting & Powerlifting Club
6138 Student Union Boulevard, Vancouver
Contact: ubclifting@gmail.com
Website: ubcwlpl.wordpress.com
Facebook: facebook.com/UBClifting

The Bar Powerlifting Club
8410 Fraser Street, Vancouver
Contact: Derek Goodswimmer (goodswimmer@gmail.com)
Website: thebarvancouver.com
Facebook: facebook.com/thebarvancouver

East Van Barbell Club
1356 Frances Street, Vancouver
Contact: info@eastvanbarbell.com
Website: eastvanbarbell.com
Facebook: facebook.com/EastVanBarbellClub

Loaded Athletics
1352 Kingsway, Vancouver
Contact: jer@loadedathletics.com
Website: loadedathletics.com
Facebook: facebook.com/loadedathletics


BLM Barbell
Contact: Joel Klassen (blmbarbell@gmail.com)
Website: blmbarbell.net
Facebook: facebook.com/blmbarbellgym


F2K Powerlifting Club
9304 Salish Court, Burnaby
Contact: Dennis Leong (f2kpowerlifting@gmail.com)
Website: fitness2000.ca 
Facebook: facebook.com/fitness2000athleticclub


Murph’s Gym
403-8705 Young Road
Contact: Frank Fox (dfrankie.fox@gmail.com)
Website: murphsgym.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Murphsgym


Iron Alley Powerlifting
#308-17750 65A Ave, Surrey V3S 5N4
Contact: Ryan Millen (R.millen@hotmail.com)
Website: ironalley.ca
Instagram: ironalleyvancouver

Anytime Fitness Clayton Heights
101-18655 Fraser Hwy, Surrey, V3S 7Y3
Contact: Matt Dimma (mattdimmu@gmail.com)
Website: www.anytimefitness.com/gyms/2025/surrey-bc-v3s-7y3/
Facebook: www.facebook.com/AnytimeSurreyClaytonHeights/

Iron Throne
4-7823 132 St, Surrey
Contact: Jordan (info@ironthrone.ca)
Website: www.ironthrone.ca


Sailor Jacks Barbell Garage 
5700 Langley Bypass, Langley
Contact: Christopher Reed (1quickreed@gmail.com)
Website: www.sailorjacksbarbellgarage.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/sailorjacksbarbellgarage


Jungle Gym
125-12371 Horseshoe Way, Richmond, V7A 4Z1
Contact: Romus Izquierdo (junglegymvta@hotmail.com)
Website: www.junglegymlifthouse.com
Facebook: facebook.com/junglegymvta/

Port Coquitlam

Blacksmith Fitness
1485 Coast Meridian Road, Port Coquitlam, V3C 5Y1
Contact: Joel McCain (blacksmithfitness@gmail.com)
Website: www.blacksmithfit.com
Facebook: facebook.com/blacksmithfit


Dolly’s Gym
111 Nicol St, Nanaimo, V9R 4T1
Contact: Dolly or Patrick Skailes (patanddolly@shaw.ca)
Website: dollys-gym.business.site
Facebook: facebook.com/DollySkailes


Aspire Powerlifting
150-2233 Leckie Road, Kelowna, V1X 6Y5
Contact: Jenna Sabino (jenna-sabino23@hotmail.com)
Website: aspirehealth.ca
Facebook: facebook.com/AspireHealthPerformance

Powerlifting Friendly Gyms:


UBC Bird Coop Fitness Centre

Gold’s Gym University Market Place


Crossfit South Surrey
Snap Fitness (Cloverdale)
Iron Alley

New Westminster

Canada Games Pool Fitness Centre


Fitness Challenge


SFU Fitness Centre

Port Coquitlam

Iron Raven Fitness


NXL Athletics


Pacific Institute for Sports Excellence