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Powerlifting Gyms In Vancouver, BC


#1

Hey,

I was wondering if anyone knows of any good powerlifting gyms in Vancouver. I currently lift at the UBC Birdcoop. It's ok in that they allow chalk, have a decent amount of weight, and 2 olympic lifting platforms + 2 power cages - but the atmosphere really is not there. I want to find a good warehouse/garage style gym with a lot of weight, chalk, hardcore atmosphere and strength athletes - instead of cardio buffs, squat rack curlers and bosu ball people. A gym more like my high school football weight room - everyone lifting because they wanted to be there, busting their ass to get better and feeding off each others energy.

A crossfit gym would work in a pinch but it's a different vibe.

Thanks,

Zack


#2

Relevant to my interests, I’m considering moving to Vancouver in the next couple years. REALLY hope you find something/ get some decent replies.


#3

I don’t know if you’ve checked it out, but have a look at the BC Powerlifting Association website, there’s a list of PL friendly gyms on there that is slowly growing.

I’m in Victoria, so I can’t help much. If you come across to the island, I can recommend a few places.


#4

I have a private club set up in aldergrove (between abbotsford and langley), full powerlifting setup with everything you need. pm me for details


#5

The Port Kells Barbell Club is opening on March 15th. Full blown powerlifting and strongman facility. They are currently interviewing for training group/competition team members. Email @ PortKellsBarbellClub@hotmail.com for details.