Trade & Pay it Forward


  • Trade Opportunities – we know that a specialty gym is a privilege and offer cleaning trades in an effort to increase accessibility for those who might otherwise not be able to afford it.
    • Please email to be added to the waitlist for this opportunity.
  • Pay it Forward Membership – this free membership is a way for us to acknowledge that access to Liberation Barbell is a privileged expense and allows us to make the gym more accessible to those who would otherwise be unable to afford it. This membership is paid for, at least in part, by our generous members and friends who have donated to make free membership possible.
    • Fat, POC, and Trans folks to the front!
    • Income requirement: applicants must meet 55% or less for their houeshold according to current HUD calculations for the Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro MSA (2017 table located here)
      • Household number should include all people that share finances
    • There is a rolling application process for this membership and recipient selections will take place in January and June
    • Please email to begin the application process
    • To make one-time donations to this fund please go to our online store