Mon - Thurs 9AM - 4PM
Friday 9AM - 1PM

Contact Info

121 N Broadway
Rochester, MN 55906
Fax: 507-424-6411



Upcoming and Ongoing Fundraisers

10% Donation Night at the Texas Roadhouse New Center Billiard/Pool Room FundraiserMonday, June 29, 6-8 pmTo receive donation, please pick up invitation at the Business Office or go to the “Upcoming Events” page and print from there and present the invitation to your server during your meal.


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Ground Breaking Event!!!!!

You’re Invited to the New Senior Center Ground Breaking Event Tuesday, July 7th at 10:30 am At our new home, 125 Elton Hills Drive NW, Rochester. Our new home will directly connect to the Rec. Center (21 Elton Hills Drive), facing Elton Hills Drive. For the groundbreaking, please park on the East side of the Rec. Center and proceed to the …. CLICK HERE to read the full story



The fastest growing sport in America is especially popular for Seniors as it is played on a smaller court (the size of a badminton court). It is played with a paddle (larger than a ping pong paddle) and a whiffle ball. The balls are furnished, and there are paddles to use. We welcome NEW players!

The schedule is posted on …. CLICK HERE to read the full story

Annual Rochester Castle Quilters Side Walk Sale

Annual Rochester Castle Quilters Side Walk Sale

Thursday, July 23, 9:30 am to 3 pm

Friday, July 24, 9:30 am to 1 pm

2nd Street NW Sidewalk (Side of Senior Center), and Inside!


Come shop our annual sale, restock your quilting stash!!! Fantastic prices on quilts, table runners, fabric and more! Don’t miss out!!!

Upcoming FREE Square Dance Lessons in September

Upcoming FREE Square Dance Lessons

Beginning, September 8th at the Rochester Senior Center, from 2:45 to 4 pm.

Sponsored by Silver Treads Square Dance Club. No Partner Required.

Caller: Wayne Kubicek of Owatonna. For information call Keith and Pat Dillard at (507) 356-8134.

July, August and September: Drawing, Painting and More

Drawing, Painting and More 6 sessions

Drawing Wednesdays 10:30 to Noon, July 29th through September 2nd Instructor: Luke Austin Please bring a pencil and sketchbook. $35 for members, $45 for non-members Space limited to 10, RSVP and pay by July 27th.

Acrylic Painting Wednesdays 1 to 2:30 pm, July 29th through September 2nd Instructor: AJ Schrupp Bring your own paint, brush …. CLICK HERE to read the full story

Hiking, Biking and Golf!

Hiking & Nature Walking Subject to Change

Thursday, June 4 Root River Park, 10 amMeeting in Parking Lot Thursday, June 18 Quarry Hill, 9 amMeeting at Main Building Thursday, July 9 Mayowood Trail, 9 amMeeting in Parking Lot at Withers Sport Complex Thursday, July 16 Pinewood Trail, 9 amMeeting at Pinewood Thursday, August 13 Oxbow Park, 10 amMeeting at Visitor Center …. CLICK HERE to read the full story

2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s: Join the Team!

2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Saturday, August 29, 2015 Registration at 9am | Walk at 10am Route Length: 1 Mile University Center Rochester – Regional Sports Center 851 30th Ave SE, Rochester, MN 55901

Min $10 in pledges to join Senior Center Team, call the Business Office to register.

Summer Tax Help

Summer Tax Help July 9 and July 30 Free assistance in filling out Minnesota property tax/rent refund forms will be available again this year for senior citizens with low-to-moderate incomes for those who did not file by April 15th. If your income is low, it is important to prepare a tax return even if you do not owe taxes. If you …. CLICK HERE to read the full story

A few notables…

Books for Sale Stop by the lower level of the Center to purchase a book. We are in need of book donations this year. If you could part with books, fiction and non-fiction, gently used, newer than 2000, we would be most grateful. Thanks so much!

Bus Tickets Seniors (over age 65 w/a Medicare or Zips Card), & disabled individuals (w/either …. CLICK HERE to read the full story

Gift Certificates Available

Rochester Senior Center Gift Certificates are now available! You can purchase them in any dollar value in the Business Office, located on the 2nd floor. May not be redeemed for cash.