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 and social media 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:


Murph’s Gym
403-8705 Young Road
Contact: Frank Fox ([email protected])
Website: murphsgym.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Murphsgym


Aspire Powerlifting
150-2233 Leckie Road, Kelowna, V1X 6Y5
Contact: Jenna Sabino ([email protected])
Website: aspirehealth.ca
Facebook: facebook.com/AspireHealthPerformance


Macht Athletics
15 Wohler St, Kitimat, V8C 1H7
Contact: Clint Weber ([email protected])


Sailor Jacks Barbell Garage 
5700 Langley Bypass, Langley
Contact: Christopher Reed ([email protected])
Website: www.sailorjacksbarbellgarage.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/sailorjacksbarbellgarage


BLM Barbell
Contact: Joel Klassen ([email protected])
Website: blmbarbell.net
Facebook: facebook.com/blmbarbellgym


Dolly’s Gym
111 Nicol St, Nanaimo, V9R 4T1
Contact: Dolly or Patrick Skailes ([email protected])
Website: dollys-gym.business.site
Facebook: facebook.com/DollySkailes

New Westminster

Strong Side Conditioning
739 Carnarvon Street, New Westminster, V3M 1E6
Contact: Julianna Kvist ([email protected])
Website: www.strongsidenewwest.com
Facebook: facebook.com/StrongSideNewWest

North Vancouver

Genesis Athletic Club
949 3rd Street W, North Vancouver, V7P 3P7
Contact: John Wesley Cummings ([email protected])
Website: www.genesisathleticclub.com
Facebook: facebook.com/genesisathleticclub
Instagram: @genesisathleticclub

Port Coquitlam

Blacksmith Fitness
1485 Coast Meridian Road, Port Coquitlam, V3C 5Y1
Contact: Joel McCain ([email protected])
Website: www.blacksmithfit.com
Facebook: facebook.com/blacksmithfit


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


Iron Alley Powerlifting
#308-17750 65A Ave, Surrey V3S 5N4
Contact: Ryan Millen ([email protected])
Website: ironalley.ca
Instagram: ironalleyvancouver

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

Iron Throne
4-7823 132 St, Surrey
Contact: Jordan ([email protected])
Website: www.ironthrone.ca

Genuine Athletics
251-1959 152nd St, Surrey
Contact: Jason ([email protected])
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GenuineAthletics
Instagram: @genuineathletics


UBC Weightlifting & Powerlifting Club
6138 Student Union Boulevard, Vancouver
Contact: [email protected]
Website: ubcwlpl.wordpress.com
Facebook: facebook.com/UBClifting

The Bar Powerlifting Club
8410 Fraser Street, Vancouver
Contact: Derek Goodswimmer ([email protected])
Website: thebarvancouver.com
Facebook: facebook.com/thebarvancouver

East Van Barbell Club
1356 Frances Street, Vancouver
Contact: [email protected]
Website: eastvanbarbell.com
Facebook: facebook.com/EastVanBarbellClub

Loaded Athletics
1352 Kingsway, Vancouver
Contact: [email protected]
Website: loadedathletics.com
Facebook: facebook.com/loadedathletics

Thunder and Lightning Powerlifting Club
858 Beatty St, Vancouver, V6B 1C1
Contact: [email protected]
Website: thundernlightning.ca
Instagram: @thundernlightningpowerlifting


Uvic Powerlifting & Weightlifting Club
3800 Finnerty Road, Victoria
Contact: Darby Sutton  ([email protected])
Website: uviclifts.000webhostapp.com
Facebook: facebook.com/UvicLifts

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

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

Powerlifting Friendly Gyms:


SFU Fitness Centre


NXL Athletics


Fitness Challenge

New Westminster

Canada Games Pool Fitness Centre

Port Coquitlam

Iron Raven Fitness


Crossfit South Surrey
Snap Fitness (Cloverdale)


UBC Bird Coop Fitness Centre

Gold’s Gym University Market Place


Pacific Institute for Sports Excellence