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Many discounts are available to all King County employees, their families and retirees. The below facilities offer a variety of classes, services and supports to help members meet their health goals. To take advantage of these available discounts, employees must show proof of employment.

For more information contact Balanced You.


Available discounts

Vertical World

Seattle, WA

Redmond, WA

Lynnwood, WA


Vertical World currently has two gyms in Washington, with a third to open in 2018: Seattle, Redmond and Lynnwood, respectively. Please contact your local gym to check out the facilities, wide range of classes, programs, or events.

Discount details

10% off All Access EFT pass (regularly $69/month)

Membership includes access to climbing facilities and standard fitness classes.

Other wellness discounts can be accessed through employee health plans:

  • Kaiser Permanente (SmartCare Connect) members: Additional discounts are available through the Choose Healthy and the Active and Healthy Program.
  • Regence BlueShield (King Care or KingCare Select) members: Additional discounts for employees are available through the CHP Active and Healthy Program. Participation and discounts may vary by location. Employees also have access to the Active&Fit Direct program, which allows them to choose from 9,000+ participating fitness centers nationwide for $25 a month (plus a $25 enrollment fee and applicable taxes).

Disclaimer: Please note that offers may vary, all discounts are voluntary and subject to change. Some facilities may offer seasonal discounts that are more competitive than these annual discounts. King County pays no sponsorship or portion of membership fees. This information is updated as new discounts are offered. King County does not endorse any particular club or facility, programs or business practices. King County will not be liable for any personal injury, property damage, or theft that may occur as a result of an individual participating in any club or gymnasium that is referenced in this site.

Active&Fit Direct membership

Employees will need to create an Active&Fit Direct account to choose the special Active&Fit Direct rates. For any difficulty setting up an account, please call 1-844-646-2746.

Regence members:

  1. Click here: Activities and fitness.
  2. Log into your Regence account.
  3. Find the “Discount Codes” section at the top of this page and click on the Active&Fit Direct website link.
  4. Click JOIN NOW in the blue bar at the top center of the page.
  5. Follow the steps to create your new Active&Fit Direct account.
  6. You can now access the Active&Fit Direct site, where you can search for participating gyms in your area and select one to join.

Kaiser Permanente members:

  1. Click here: Health and wellness.
  2. Look for the Active&Fit Direct section and click on the “Learn more” button.
  3. Sign in with your Kaiser Permanente account.
  4. Scroll down to Get Started and the non-Medicare members section then click on the “ChooseHealthy” link in the text.
  5. That takes you to the ChooseHealthy/KP Thrive home page - click “Log in” at the top right and then go down to “Not registered?” and click “Create an account” under the login windows.
  6. After creating your ChooseHealthy account, find the purple Active&Fit Direct image and click on it.
  7. Click “Get Started”.
  8. You can now access the Active&Fit Direct site, where you can search for participating gyms in your area and select one to join.

The King County Gym Discount Program partners with facilities throughout the Puget Sound. To participate in the Gym Discount Program, facilities must be able to accommodate at least 25 individuals at a time, offer the discount for one calendar year to all King County employees, their family members and retirees, and offer a range of services and programs. To participate in the program or for more information, contact Balanced You.