The Judgment Zone!

One of the only remaining power-lifting gyms in the North Shore and Greater Boston area. Our gym is only for people that are serious about strength training with-in a positive re-enforcing environment, using top level equipment. The members include a full range of people from world class power lifters to highly dedicated body builders, and most types in between. 

Olympia Barbell Club is open 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, we are located at 20 Locust Street, Danvers Massachusetts. The location is central to all of Northern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

Key Equipment to help you reach your fitness goals!

  • Reverse Hyper
  • 3 Mono Lifts
  • Glut Ham Raise
  • Leg Press
  • Elite 45 degree
  • Hyper Cybex Leg Extension
  • Precor Elliptical
  • West Side Power Rack
  • Super Yoke Treadmills
  • Smith Machine
  • Competition Bench Press
  • Decline Press
  • Dumbbells up to 135 lbs
  • Incline Bench Press
  • Steel Log Fat bar
  • Farmers Handles Bands and Chains
  • Jump stretch DL Platform Specialty Bars
  • Body Masters Peck Deck Machine
  • Ivnako Calibrated Kilo Competition Weight Set
  • Over 10,000 lbs of weights

Olympia Barbell Club Experience

Olympia Barbell Club is best known for our vast selection of equipment, and with three membership options to choose from, you are just a few click away from experience the difference for yourself.


We’ve been around since 1978!

Olympia Barbell Club originally opened it’s doors in 1978 on Olympia Avenue in Woburn Massachusetts. After 8-years in 1986 it then moved to Main Street in Wakefield Massachusetts in the basement of the Americal Civic Center where it remained for the next 25-years until the building was sold.   In 2011 the Gym moved to Danvers Massachusetts until March of 2018 when the gym moved and reopened in it’s current location at 25 Walnut Street, Peabody MA 01960.

There have been some legends that have trained at Olympia Barbell Club such as:

  • Ted Arcidi
  • Ernie Hackett
  • Fred Smerlas
  • Edward Wells
  • Pete Bennett