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.

2015 August Golf Schedule

Friday Golf Schedule


August 7 Northern Hills (back 9) August 14 Soldiers Field August 21 Hadley Creek August 28 Soldiers Field September 4 Northern Hills (back 9)

Tee-time is at 8 am. No RSVP necessary.

-If others meet you on the back nine, let them play through. When meals follow or precede golfing, it is an additional charge to …. CLICK HERE to read the full story

Book Club


Thursday, August 13, 10 am

The Book Club meets the second Thursday of the month.

$2 donation, members only.

Facilitated by: Dave Dunn

Discussing: Night Road by Kristin Hannah Checking out for September Discussion: Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey

One Topic, One Hour – Discussion Group


Every Monday at 10 am

Group leaders: Terry and Nick Nielsen

Members Only

Aug 3 – Clint’s Scotland trip Aug 10 – Computer and Smart Phone Effect on Face-to-Face Communication Aug 17 – National Debt Issues Aug 24 – 16th Amendment – Is it Legal

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

Fort Snelling: Outpost on the Mississippi


Presenting: Dale Blanshan

Tuesday, August 18, 10 am

Travel back in time for a visit to Minnesota’s first military installation, built at the juncture of the Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers in order to establish the nation’s presence in the northern reaches of the Louisiana Purchase. View the barracks, shops, guardhouse, store, and fortifications of the outpost and hear the Fort’s …. CLICK HERE to read the full story

Get in Shape!


Exercise: On-Going Classes Instructor: Kaethe Boyer

*SAIL – Stay Active and Independent for Life (Classic) Mondays and Wednesdays, 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. Free*, or $3/Members, $5/Non-Members

*Freedom FLEXIBILITY, (Active Arthritis) Mondays and Wednesdays, …. CLICK HERE to read the full story

Vietnam Documentary (By History Channel)


Friday, August 7, 11 am: Episode 1 and 2, 1.5 hours total

Friday, August 14, 11 am: Episode 3 and 4, 1.5 hours total

Friday, August 21, 11 am: Episode 5 and 6, 1.5 hours total

It’s not the war you know. It’s the war they fought.

Two years after the release of its landmark Emmy-winning series WWII in HD, …. 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