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Olympic / Powerlifting

OPL is Here and Free Through the End of the Semester!

Pay only a $10 "test-out" fee after your orientation. After successfully completing the "test-out," book a platform starting Feb. 27. Opening day is March 1. 


Auburn University Campus Recreation is excited to introduce Olympic lifting and powerlifting in our new, state-of-the-art facility. Complete with four Olympic lifting platforms with full racks, bumper plates, chalk, and more, the new weightlifting facility is a monitored, controlled space where members who meet specific criteria may perform Olympic and power lifts.

Who Can Apply for Access

Members of the Recreation and Wellness Center that have a sound background in Olympic lifting and/or powerlifting are encouraged to test out and utilize the new facility. Members may reserve platforms up to three times per week, seven days in advance.

Personal Weightlifting Training and Small Group Coaching

Olympic weightlifting and powerlifting one-on-one coaching and small group trainings are available for anyone who is interested in learning or honing their skills with an experienced coach. 

If you are interested, please follow the instructions under personal training or small group training.

Where Do You Want To Go?

Orientation Schedule

Sign up for an orientation time at RWC Connect.   

Orientations take approximately 30 minutes to complete, and are held Monday and Wednesday at 2:30pm and Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 2 p.m. or 2:30 p.m.


Fees waived for Spring Semester 2018. Members only pay for $10 test-out. 

  • $50 per semester beginning summer semester. 
  • $100 per year beginning summer semester.