24 Hour Fitness Celebrates Grand Opening of New Kirkland Totem Lake Sport Club with Proclamation for “Healthy Kirkland Day”

Community Invited to Experience New Club and Join Festivities on Saturday, Jan. 26

SAN RAMON, Calif.--()--24 Hour Fitness is pleased to celebrate the grand opening of its new location in Kirkland, Wash. The 24 Hour Fitness® Kirkland Totem Lake Sport club will open to the public on Saturday, Jan. 26 at 6 a.m. The new facility located at 12526 Totem Lake Boulevard Northeast will replace the original 24 Hour Fitness Kirkland club, which closes its doors at 529 Parkplace Center on Friday, Jan. 25 at 8 p.m.

To celebrate, 24 Hour Fitness invites the local community to stop by on grand opening day for complimentary VIP club tours. Beginning at 6 a.m. and throughout the day, event attendees will have the opportunity to sample several group exercise classes, including Les Mills CXWORX™, Les Mills BODYCOMBAT™ and Zumba. Joining 24 Hour Fitness at the community celebration will be Kirkland City Council Member Penny Sweet. Sweet will take part in a formal ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. where she will proclaim Jan. 26 as “Healthy Kirkland Day” in honor of the grand opening.

“24 Hour Fitness is excited to open the doors to our newest club and celebrate ‘Healthy Kirkland Day’ with our friends and neighbors,” said Dan Benning, division president, 24 Hour Fitness. “Our team is passionate about helping our members and guests reach their 2013 fitness goals, and we know the new club and all its featured amenities will help them stay motivated to succeed.”

Club manager Michael Schwamberger, a three-year veteran of 24 Hour Fitness, will lead approximately 40 team members at the new club. Spanning approximately 25,300 square feet, it will feature various amenities and equipment that members and guests can enjoy, including:

  • Wide variety of new cardio, strength and functional training equipment
  • TRX® Suspension Training
  • A more spacious functional training area
  • Dedicated Group X® room
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Personal training service*
  • Kids’ Club babysitting service* for children ages six months up to 12 years to enjoy activities while their parents work out
  • Retail area offering fitness products, accessories, and nutrition supplements

As the fitness leader invests in the local market, it has future plans to open a new 24 Hour Fitness Super-Sport club in Redmond in late 2013. The Redmond club will feature an even wider variety of amenities. Among its features, the club will offer a basketball court, indoor pool, whirlpool, steam room, sauna, personal viewing screens on select cardio machines and complimentary towel service.

To try 24 Hour Fitness and experience the new Kirkland Totem Lake Sport club, guests can download a free pass at 24hourfitness.com.

*Additional fees apply.

About 24 Hour Fitness

Headquartered in San Ramon, Calif., 24 Hour Fitness is a leading health club industry pioneer, serving nearly four million members in more than 400 clubs across the U.S. Since the first club opened in 1979, the company has been dedicated to helping members change their lives and reach their individual fitness goals. With convenient club locations, personal training services, innovative group exercise classes and a variety of strength, cardio and functional training equipment - 24 Hour Fitness offers fitness solutions for everyone.

Through its support of the United States Olympic Committee and many U.S. National Governing Bodies (NGBs) of sport, 24 Hour Fitness is one of the largest supporters of amateur athletics in the country and serves as the Official Fitness Center Sponsor of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams. The company is committed to being a good neighbor in its communities via charitable and in-kind donations to groups focused on both helping Americans get healthy and improving youth fitness. The company’s national accreditation from the Better Business Bureau, which includes A+ ratings for all club locations across the U.S., demonstrates the organization’s ongoing commitment to member satisfaction. Please call 1-800-224-0240 or visit 24hourfitness.com for more information and to find the club nearest you.


Vineetha Pathrose, 415-486-3258

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Vineetha Pathrose, 415-486-3258