Olympic Weightlifting Program

Olympic Weightlifting programs will return in Fall 2023

Snatch, Clean, Jerk!

Learn, develop or fine-tune your lifting technique as you build strength to move barbells like a champion! We offer 2 levels of programming to help you master your Olympic lifts:

  • Learn to Lift 
  • Improve your Lift 

Learn more below to find which program is the best fit for you! See you on the training floor! 


Athletic Centre (55 Harbord St.) - Weightlifting Zone (WLZ)

Eligibility & Pricing:

Students: U of T students paying incidental fees for the current term can access this program for an additional fee. 

Members: Anyone who has a current Sport & Rec membership can access this programming for an additional fee.

**An active Sport & Rec membership or current U of T student access is required throughout the entire duration of the program. Click here to learn more about membership offerings.** 

Eligibility Status Fall 2023
U of T Student Coming Soon
Non-U of T Student (Staff/Faculty, Sport & Rec Member) Coming Soon

For all cancellation requests, please email fitness.performance@utoronto.ca with a reason for the cancellation. 

Current Programs Offered: 

*Program registration required*

This program requires registration to participate. Explore which program is the best fit for you in one of the drop down options below. 

This 8-week program has you training twice a week with a seasoned coach and team, and will leave you feeling strong and confident in the gym. If you've always wanted to use barbells and want to feel like a star doing it, Olympic weightlifting with the Fitness & Performance team is for you! 

This program is open to all members. No previous experience is necessary. All equipment is provided. 

Program capacity: Maximum of 20 participants per session. 

**Learn to Lift returns in Fall 2023**

This program is geared towards those who have some experience with Olympic weightlifting but are looking to refine their technique, learn new skills and progress with their lifting goals. This 4-week program provides the structure and community to prepare you for a fun throw down with friends! 

This program is open to all members. Previous experience weight training and Olympic weightlifting is necessary. All equipment is provided. 

Program capacity: Maximum of 20 participants per session. 

**Improve your Lift returns in Fall 2023**

Schedule & Important Information: 

Programs to return in fall 2023

Upcoming schedule adjustments:

Upcoming adjustments to this group fitness schedule will be listed below: 

  • No class changes at this time. 

Equipment & what to wear

Participants are asked to wear comfortable and appropriate attire and footwear that's suitable for fitness and gym activities. All equipment will be provided for the workout. 



Email us at fitness.performance@utoronto.ca for additional information.