Cougars Weightlifting Club is one of the biggest weightlifting clubs in Australia. It was established over twenty years ago by Mike Keelan and has produced many elite athletes and now boasts over one hundred members. The club is an incorporated association run by volunteers and weightlifting enthusiasts and is affiliated to the Queensland Weightlifting Association. Cougars Weightlifting club host National, state and numerous club competitions throughout the year.
Weightlifting is not only a great individual sport for all ages shapes and sizes, it is also a great way of improving almost every other sport. A personalised program from some of the countries top coaches will help you, young or old, to achieve your goals and reach your potential. Members at Cougars come from variety of backgrounds including bobsled, rugby, gymnastics, athletics and crossfit range from beginners to Olympians.
All are welcome and train together so if you want to represent Australia or just take up a challenging yet fun sport then Cougars is the place for you so don’t be shy come on down and check it all out!