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

Contact Info

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



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.

Caregiving: Coping with Compassion Fatigue and Book Launch Party / Meet and Greet the Author


Caregiving: Coping with Compassion Fatigue Wednesday, September 23, 1 pm Presenting: Harriet Hodgson Caregiving is a demanding job with a to-do list that seems to get longer by the day. Many friends and paid caregivers experience compassion fatigue, a weariness of body and spirit. Examine the source of compassion fatigue, its many symptoms, why it is powerful, and what steps …. CLICK HERE to read the full story

Get in Shape!


Exercise: On-Going Classes Instructor: Kaethe Boyer

Basic Exercise Mondays, 9:30 am, Fred Reed Hall An awesome class set to music that allows you to have fun while strength training and increasing range of movement. Helps with balance and fall prevention. $3/Members, $5/Non-Members

Freedom FLEXIBITY, (Active Arthritis) Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:30 am, Fred Reed Hall This program is a recreational and …. CLICK HERE to read the full story

Yes! We Will Have a New Name!


Yes! We Will Have a New Name

On June 23rd the membership of the Center was introduced to the name of the new center. On July 7th at the groundbreaking event, the community was introduced to our future name that we will adopt when we move to our new home at 125 Elton Hills Drive.

Why a New Name?

When …. CLICK HERE to read the full story

Ground Breaking Event!!!!!


New Senior Center Ground Breaking Event Photos

The event was held on Tuesday, July 7th at 10:30 am

The Center’s new home address is 125 Elton Hills Drive NW, Rochester. Our new home will directly connect to the Rec. Center (21 Elton Hills Drive).

…. 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

Hiking, Biking and Golf!


Hiking & Nature Walking Subject to Change

Thursday, June 4 Root River Park, 10 am Meeting in Parking Lot Thursday, June 18 Quarry Hill, 9 am Meeting at Main Building Thursday, July 9 Mayowood Trail, 9 am Meeting in Parking Lot at Withers Sport Complex Thursday, July 16 Pinewood Trail, 9 am Meeting at Pinewood Thursday, August 13 Oxbow Park, 10 …. 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.

Senior Center Project – CURRENT STATUS

New Center South Entrance


As we begin 2015, there is a lot of excitement in the air! Design for the project and construction documents are complete. The task of finding a contractor begins this week with a process called RFP – Request for Proposal. Assuming this goes well, we anticipate shovels “hitting the dirt” in late March or …. CLICK HERE to read the full story