Welcome to Inner West Barbell Club

Inner West Barbell Club – IWBC – is our official Olympic Weightlifting Club, registered with AWF (Australian Weightlifting Federation).. It is  for those that wish to learn and compete in the the sport of Olympic weightlifting, with the competitive lifts being the Snatch and Clean & Jerk.

We offer 3 coached sessions per week, which are programmed according to individual strengths and training requirements.. Our programming ultimately works towards both in-house and external competitions, including State and National championships, so there is always a goal to work towards. We have recently had a number of lifters compete and place at National level competitions, and look forward to many more to come. All lifters register and financial with NSWWA receive a discounted membership rate.

IWBC does also cater for those simply looking to learn and improve on their lifting technique, or to simply compliment any existing training, such as CrossFit.

If you would like to become part of Inner West Barbell Club, simply drop us a line via the contact page, and we can arrange to get you in for a session or even just to watch.

CHECK OUT IWBC’S FEMALE OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTERS SHOWCASED IN THE INNER WEST COURIER HERE!!!

Why Join With Us

All CrossFit boxes are unique in their own right, and offer a similar product packaged in a slightly different way, so it is important that you join a box that is right for you.

Apart from joining a box with a knowledgeable and understanding coach, alongside a bunch of supportive and motivating like minded people, below are a our unique points of difference that we offer as part of your membership with us.


  • welcoming and friendly customer service that makes your membership simple & easy
  • super clean and separate male & female amenities
  • shower facilities
  • complimentary tea & coffee
  • the ongoing opportunity to support local not for profit groups via material donations
  • no joining / admin fee
  • easy fortnightly debit direct with the bank; not a third party
  • parent friendly classes
  • access to discounted BodyScience products
  • private member FaceBook group for additional support and mateship
  • unlimited bring a friend free Friday
  • exclusive access to special member offers, promotions and competitions
  • no minimum term or contract period
  • no cancellation fee, simply 2 weeks notice
  • no exorbitant dishonour fees
  • unlimited fortnightly time freeze