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King County maintains Activity Centers in some work sites for ongoing employee use. These spaces are for moderate level physical activity, and are to be used by employees on their own time.

Employees seeking a more robust workout also have the option to join a gym offering discounts to King County employees and their families.

For questions or information, contact Activity.Center@kingcounty.gov.

To find an Activity Center near you, view the information below.

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  • Consult your doctor before using the facility
  • Report safety and equipment concerns immediately to Activity.Center@kingcounty.gov or to the appropriate site manager.
  • Dress appropriately for a workplace fitness center. Shoes are required.
  • Wipe equipment after use with disinfectant wipes provided.
  • Conduct yourself in a manner that is responsible, safe and respectful of the equipment and other users.
  • Return weights, fitness balls and other items to their storage area after use.
  • Personal equipment may not be left onsite.

A map of all King County activity centers can be found here.

Location

Access and availability

Equipment and amenities onsite

Atlantic Base Vehicle Maintenance Section

Department of Transportation (DOT) employees only

Cardio: Treadmills, ellipticals, recumbent bike

Strength: Universal multi-gym, benches, dumbbells to 100#s, pullup/dip cage

Accessories: Stability balls and mats

Bicycle storage: No

Showers: Yes

Atlantic/Central Transit Base

DOT employees only

Cardio: Treadmills, ellipticals, recumbent bike, rowing machine

Strength: Benches, dumbbells to 35#s, leg press, dual cable cross

Accessories: Stability balls and mats

Bicycle storage: No

Showers: Yes

Bellevue Transit Base

DOT employees only

Cardio: Treadmills, elliptical, recumbent bike, stairmaster

Strength: Universal, benches, dumbbells to 45#s, dual cable cross, seated leg curl bench

Accessories: Stability balls and mats

Bicycle storage: Yes

Showers: Yes

Brightwater Treatment Plant

Treatment plant employees only

Cardio: Stationary bicycles, ellipticals, treadmill

Strength: Universal gym, dumbbells to 65#s

Accessories: Stability ball

Bicycle storage: Yes

Showers: Yes

Chinook Building, Level A

Open to all employees, M-F, 4:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. Enter from Jefferson street or take the lobby elevator or north stairs to Level A. Door is near the women’s locker room.

 

Bike storage room and lockers are open 24/7. Lockers are first come, first served.

Cardio: Treadmills, recumbent bicycles, ellipticals

Strength: Cybex circuit weight training machines, dumbbells up to 25#s.

Accessories: Stability balls, yoga mats and blocks, bands
Bicycle storage: Yes

Showers: Yes

This location also includes a group exercise room that can be reserved for classes with TV and stereo equipment.

East Transit Base

DOT employees only

Cardio: Treadmill, ellipticals, recumbent bike, rowing machine

Strength: Benches, dumbbells to 35#s, leg press, dual cable cross

Accessories: Stability balls and mats

Bicycle storage: No

Showers: Yes

Elections

Elections employees, regular and temporary, only

Cardio: Treadmill, elliptical

Strength: Dumbbells to 25#s (coming soon)

Accessories: Stability balls and mats

Bicycle storage: Yes

Showers: Yes

King Street

Open 24/7 to employees working in King Street. All other county employees can check in with the security guard at the lobby for a temporary key card to the center (M-F, 6 a.m. – 7 p.m.).

Cardio: Treadmills, stationary bicycles, ellipticals, stair stepper and a rowing machine

Strength: Dual adjustable pulleys, smith machine, leg press, fixed barbells up to 135#s, dumbbells to 70#s, kettle bells to 25#s, flat and incline bench

Accessories: Stability balls, mats and bands

Bicycle storage: Yes

Showers: Yes

North Transit Base

DOT employees only

Cardio: Treadmills, elliptical, recumbent bike

Strength: Bench, dumbbells to 60#s, dual adjustable pulley

Accessories: Stability balls and mats

Bicycle storage: Yes

Showers: Yes

Regional Communications and Emergency Coordination Center (RCECC)

RCECC employees only

Cardio: Treadmill, elliptical

Strength: Universal or dual adjustable pulley (change pending), benches, dumbbells to 25#s (coming soon)

Accessories: Stability balls and mats

Bicycle storage: No

Showers: Yes

Renton Roads

Open 24/7 to Roads employees, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. to other employees

Cardio: Treadmill, elliptical

Strength: Universal, benches, dumbbells to 50#s (coming soon), curl bench, pull up bar

Accessories: Stability balls and mats

Bicycle storage: Yes

Showers: Yes

Ryerson Transit Base

DOT employees only

Cardio: Treadmills, elliptical, recumbent bike

Strength: Dual adjustable pulley, dumbbells to 50#s, adjustable bench

Accessories: Stability balls and mats

Bicycle storage: Yes

Showers: Yes

South Transit Base

DOT employees only

Cardio: Treadmills, ellipticals, recumbent bike

Strength: Benches, dual adjustable pulley, pullup/dip cage

Accessories: Stability balls, mats and bands

Bicycle storage: Yes

Showers: Yes

South Treatment Plant

Treatment plant employees only

Cardio: Stair steppers, elliptical, upright and recumbent stationary bikes, treadmills

Strength: Universal, bench, dumbbells to 100#s, leg press, squat rack, shoulder and bench press, plates to 45#s

Accessories: Stability ball

Bicycle storage: No

Showers: Yes

Transit Control Center

TCC employees only

Cardio: Treadmill, elliptical, upright bicycle

Strength: Dumbbells (8, 25 and 35 #s), resistance bands, bench

Accessories: Stability balls and mats

Bicycle storage: No

Showers: Yes

West Point Treatment Plant

Treatment plant employees only

Cardio: Recumbent bikes, ellipticals, treadmills, stairclimber

Strength: Universal gym, dumbbells to 75#s, kettle bells to 25#s, flat and incline benches, squat rack

Accessories: Stability balls

Bicycle storage: No

Showers: Yes

The group exercise room has a door and mirrors to provide a suitable place for classes such as yoga, tai chi, Zumba etc. Martial-Arts type classes that involve person-to-person contact are not allowed for safety reasons. This room may be reserved on a quarterly basis. The room reservation process is here. If the room is not reserved, it is available on a first come first served basis.

Employees who wish to lead classes for other employees may do so using the group exercise room. Employees may lead classes on a volunteer basis only. Any reimbursement for an employee-led class is in violation of King County Code 3.04.020.