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We lift Weights.
You lift us.

Our Mission: to offer a safe, engaging after-school environment for St. Louis City children to strengthen their bodies, enrich their minds, develop healthy social relationships and learn to make positive life choices.

At Lift For Life Gym, we lift because:


of crimes occur between the hours of 3pm and 7pm.

Youth with
mentors are


less likely to use
illegal drugs.


kids in St. Louis
are at risk for hunger.

Tevin with awards

Meet Tevin, age 14.  He’s been a member of Lift For Life Gym for the past 7 years and is part of the Gym’s Olympic Style Weightlifting Team.  Through hard work and determination he is now a 5x time National Youth Weightlifting Champion and a member of Team USA!  When asked what the Gym means to him he said, “I see Lift For Life Gym as a life savior”. 


You can help Lift for Life Gym continue to make an impact on the lives of more than 400 youth members whom we serve, whether your gift is financial or simply your time. Become part of what we do at Lift for Life today! Opportunities exist at a variety of commitment levels.

Interested in joining the gym?

We want to have you as part of the Lift for Life family! By giving your time, sharing your experience or helping us fundraise, you can help change the direction of someone’s life.