Visitors and Guest Lifters

We welcome athletes of all stripes, both male and female: Olympic Weightlifters, Power Lifters, Crossfit,  Track & Field,  Football Players, etc.  Come by, train with us and see if you are interested in training on a regular basis. 

We ask lifters to donate $10 per training session (first session is free) or $40 per month for open access to all training sessions. We also require that all regular members join USA Weightlifting.

Links of interest:

East Coast Gold:
Maryland Weightlifting (Maryland and Potomac Valley Lifting News):
CMG's Youtube Channel:
USA Weightlifting:
Rothwell's Youtube Channel (great OL videos):
Cool Site With USAW Meet Results and Athlete Records: OLY STATS WEBSITE

Training Times

Tuesday - 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Thursday - 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Saturday - 10:00 am to 1:30 pm  
Sunday - 10:00 am to 1:30 pm   

Visitors should Email or Call Kevin Quirk to confirm training times.   or  301-788-7396

Facilities, Equipment, Directions & Coaches


 Directions to the Highland Technology Park: 

From the South:
From Take I-270 N
Take exit 32 to merge onto I-70 E toward Baltimore
Take exit 56 to merge onto MD-144 W toward Patrick St
Turn right at Monroe Ave (just before you reach the Frederick Fair Grounds)
Take the 1st left onto Highland St
Turn right at the entrance to the 550 Highland Center
Proceed straight in to the complex, the 550 West Entrance will be directly in front of you.
Enter through the 550 West Entrance - we are down the Hall on the right

From the North:
Take US 15 South
Take I-70 E toward Baltimore 
From this point on, the directions are identical to those above.

If you use Google maps to create directions, use 540 Highland Street as your destination.

Facility Equipment:
(7) 8x8 lifting platforms
(6) 20kg York Elite Competition Bars
(1) 20kg DHS Training Bar
(2) 15kg Eleiko Competition Bars
(4) 15kg York Elite Competition Bars
(1) Aluminum technique bar
(4) Squat racks
Pull boxes
Jerk Boxes
Bumpers from 5kg-25 kg
Metal plates 1.0kg to 10kg
USAW National Coaches:
Kevin Quirk
Jami Willette-Brown

USAW Club Coaches:
Ward Sorensen
Forrest Agee
Ashley Young
Manual Buitrago
Rolando Rodriguez 
Mario Dispenza
Russell Horowitz