Active & Fit Direct

The Paul H. Broyhill Wellness Center is a partnering gym in the Standard network. YMCA of Avery County is a partnering gym in the Premium network.

Active and Fit Direct Badge

With the Active & Fit Direct program, you’ll have access to:

  • 11,000+ Standard Fitness Centers and Studios
  • 5,000+ Premium Exercise Studios and Fitness Centers 
  • Enroll Your Spouse (or domestic partner) 
  • 4,000+ Digital Workout Videos
  • Lifestyle Coaching
  • No Long-Term Contracts
  • All starting at just $25 a month.



For full details including enrollment, finding and nominating gyms, visit

You must be connected to the ARHS internet network to sign up for AFD

What do ARHS Employees Need to Know?


  • Payroll deduction is not available. Membership dues are paid directly to ASH and participants must pay by credit card.
  • Spouses and domestic partners are eligible July 1.
  • Love Your Life wellness credits cannot be used towards Active&Fit Direct program. Wellness Credits are still made available at our partnering gyms for any services not covered in an Active&Fit Direct program membership.

*Plus applicable taxes.

Participants must be 18 years of age, be located in the United States, and have a valid email address. Participants must pay by credit card and are charged in advance on a monthly basis using a recurring payment subscription. If a participant chooses to cancel, they must provide a 30-day notice of cancellation. All payments are subject to tax, if applicable, based on the participant’s location. Plus an enrollment fee and applicable taxes. Spouses/domestic partners must be 18 years or older. Fees will vary based on fitness center selection. Add a spouse/domestic partner to a primary membership for additional monthly fees. Fees will vary based on fitness center selection. The Active&Fit Direct program is provided by American Specialty Health Fitness, Inc., a subsidiary of American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH). Active&Fit Direct and the Active&Fit Direct logo(s) are trademarks of ASH and used with permission herein. Not all services may be available in all areas and the program may be changed (including monthly and enrollment fees and/or the introductory period) or discontinued at anytime.

M966-510A 5/21 © 2021 American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH). All rights reserved. The Active&Fit Direct™ program is provided by American Specialty Health Fitness, Inc., a subsidiary of ASH. Active&Fit Direct and the Active&Fit Direct logos are trademarks of ASH. Other names or logos may be trademarks of their respective owners. Fitness center participation varies by location. Digital workout videos are subject to change. ASH reserves the right to modify any aspect of the Program (including, without limitation, the Enrollment Fee, the Monthly Fee, and/or the Introductory Period) at any time per the terms and conditions. If we modify a fee or make a material change to the Program, we will provide you with no less than 30 days’ notice prior to the effective date of the change; discontinue the Program entirely at any time upon advance written notice.


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