Why Lockers Can Be a Bit Tricky at Times


If you use the RAC regularly, I am sure you have run into times when the daily locker you choose is a bit finicky.  Maybe it doesn't latch properly; maybe you are having a problem with the locker reading your band properly; there are times that the alarm may even go off randomly.  


When the lockers were first installed in 2016, we educated members on properly operating them. This information came from the company that provided us with the locks.  They do not recommend using your EID to close and lock the locker simultaneously. Using the EID to close and lock simultaneously may work, but the system is not designed to operate in this manner. They recommended pushing on the locker number/light until the locker closes (you may be able to hear the mechanism).  Once it is closed, then present your EID to lock the locker.  


The lockers have a security feature that alarms if the locker is tampered with or force is used to pry the locker open.  This will cause the locker to audibly alarm, which also notifies the Activities and Front Desk.  A staff member will visit the locker to deactivate the alarm and troubleshoot.


Here are a couple of other tips regarding lockers:

  • When finished using your locker, please shut the door and DO NOT lock the locker.
  • Please DO NOT leave items in daily lockers or use them as permanent lockers.  Items let in lockers will be taken out after hours and put at the Activities Desk.
  • If you want to rent a permanent locker, stop by the Activities Desk.

Brent Frueh

General Manager
Rochester Athletic Club
(507) 287-9305 Phone
[email protected] Email

RAC Dietitian, Kaitlin Thompson


When facing a weight loss plateau (which can be a normal part of the weight loss process – typically defined as zero weight loss for 2 or more weeks), it can be tempting to take drastic measures. Use this time as an opportunity to focus on the non-scale victories you may be experiencing (clothes fitting better, feeling stronger, sleeping better, etc.) and stay consistent with your healthy habits. If needed, check in with a dietitian to make sure you’re still on the right path!


Missed our most recent webinar? How to Breakthrough a Plateau (March 20th)

EGYM Onboarding Update

Since the addition of the EGYM studio in February of 2022, we have onboarded over 4,000 members to EGYM. Because of this incredible usage, and by extension the staff time needed to make all this happen, we are adjusting the onboarding process for members.

Effective May 1, EGYM onboardings scheduled through the RAC app will have a $25 fee associated with them. This fee will still be charged if the member no-shows or cancels within 24 hours of the scheduled onboarding. EGYM onboardings will remain complimentary to new members.

Effective May 1, EGYM program changes will have a $10 fee associated with it and will reserve a 10-minute meeting with a personal trainer to discuss progress, goals, and questions surrounding the program change. These appointments can be set up by emails Josh Lewis, Personal Training Lead and Steve Boring, Fitness Director.

We have offered complimentary onboarding since February 2022. The fees cover staff costs for the onboarding and programming changes. If you have been on the fence about becoming onboarded to EGYM, we recommend you reserve a time in the app now. After May 1st this will no longer be complimentary. Reservations are available a week in advance, and become unavailable 24 hours before the scheduled start time.

If you are unable to find a reservation time that matches your schedule, feel free to reach out to Josh Lewis, Personal Training Lead and Steve Boring, Fitness Director and we will work to secure a trainer for you.

Babysitter Registration


It is that time of year again! Current babysitters will expire on April 30th. If you need to renew or add a babysitter to your membership, please complete the babysitter form from either the Front Desk or online. Please return the completed form to the Front Desk.


Summer Smile Reminders


The Front Desk staff will be updating photos in April and May. This is a key step in keeping the club and your membership secure.


Sound Bath Meditation


Location: Mind Body Studio

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm

$15 fee for members/$27 for non-members


Sound Bath is a meditative experience where participants are bathed in sound waves. Listen to sounds created by the Sound Bath performer and have yourown unique, relaxed, meditative, ortherapeutic experience! This offering is more in-depth than the weekly Sound Bath offering--more instruments, two performers, and an hour long!


Upcoming Dates:

April 7th

April 21st

May 5th

May 19th


Register through the RAC app.


Featured Smoothie

Stop in today to try one of our delicious and nutritious Strawberry Lavender smoothies! Strawberries, lavender, and whey protein deliver a delicious punch to hunger and can help with anxiety. A 20 ounce smoothie has 240 calories and 21 grams of protein!



Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
9:30 am - 6:00 pm


Treat Yourself!


Enjoy a professional massage from one of our massage therapists! Massages are available for members and non-members! Techniques include Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Integrative Therapies. For more information on massage, please click here.


Members may book an appointment through your Member Login on the RAC app or by calling the Activities Desk at (507) 287-9300 to schedule an appointment for you or a guest!


Reduced Guest Fees Across the Country!


The IHRSA Passport Program provides RAC Members with guest privileges at a network of participating clubs worldwide so they can stay in shape when they travel! Members of participating clubs receive a discount when purchasing a one-day pass at a Passport club.


Learn more and download the app here. Use the invitation code PSSN-340.


Lifeguarding Class


The RAC is running a Lifeguarding class April 18, 19, 20, and 21. See the Schedule of Activities for cost and times. Sign up at the Activities Desk by calling (507) 287-9300.


RAC Job Opportunities

Are you or someone you know looking for employment and want to be on a winning team? We take pride in providing excellent customer service and an environment where all associates are valued and empowered. If you possess excellent teamwork and customer service skills, we encourage you to visit our Career Opportunities webpage and apply. Most jobs come with complimentary individual club membership and provide flexible work options.


Kids' Pajama Party

We will eat pizza, make a cool craft, watch a movie, and eat snacks. Wear your pajamas and bring a sleeping bag for the movie.


Saturday, April 13th

5:30 - 8:30 pm

Ages 3-8


Members $19   |   Non-Members $27


Sign-up at the Activities Desk (507) 287-9300 or through your Member Login. If you are not set up for a member login please see the Create a Member Login webpage for more information.


Cancellation Policy: You must cancel at least 48 hours prior to the event or you will be charged in full.


Camp Registration is OPEN!


Just for Me Camp
Ages 3-8 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays


Check out Just for Me camp! We will have crafts, games, learning, snacks, outside play and a whole lot more.


Early drop off and extended stay available. Click here for themes.


Minnesota Rush Soccer Camps

Ages 3-8 | Monday - Friday

June 10-14 & August 19-23

The Minnesota Rush program provides professionally guided coaching to teach soccer in a consistent manner for true player development. Their mission is to provide the maximum benefit of training through programs that emphasize fun, sportsmanship, individual development, and team play. The Minnesota Rush way gives players the chance to excel at the enjoyment of the game, and the challenge of the competition.


RAC Basketball Camp
Ages 5-9

June 17-21, July 15-19, & August 12-16


Coach Eric Williams is joining the RAC for three weeks of basketball camp focused on skill development. Coach Eric has over ten years of experience training multi-sport athletes. He has coached players of AAU teams and players featured by the Harlem Globetrotters. This is a fun camp if you are new to the sport or want to build on your technique. 


RAC Pioneer Camp
Ages 5-6, Full Day 8:30 am to 5:00 pm


A great introduction into the full summer camp experience for younger kids. Campers build a foundation for their social, emotional, and physical skills while developing friendships along the way. Campers will spend the week participating in engaging, hands-on activities, centered around a weekly theme. Field trips are optional and are a separate add-on to camp for an additional fee.


Early drop off and extended stay available. Click here for themes.


RAC Discoverer Camp
Ages 7-8, Full Day 8:30 am to 5:00 pm


Every week brings a new discovery for every camper! Each week is full of games, sports, arts and crafts, swimming and much more. Campers will spend the week participating in engaging, hands-on activities, centered around a weekly theme. Field trips are optional, and a separate add-on to camp for an additional fee.


Early drop off and extended stay available. Click here for themes.


RAC Voyager Camp
Ages 9-12, Full Day 8:30 am to 5:00 pm


Designed for the older summer camper as they transition into middle or high school. This is an opportunity to develop leadership skills, while skill participating in fun games and activities. Each week focuses on a different theme with engaging, hands-on activities. Field trips are optional, and a separate add-on to camp for an additional fee.


Early drop off and extended stay available. Click here for themes.


Contact Jessica Gravenhof for more information.


ROGY Made to Move Tennis and Fitness Summer Camps
Ages 5-16 (AM or PM Half Day Camps)
AM Camp: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm daily
PM Camp: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm daily


Each day includes athletic development/fitness, a tennis lesson, match/point play and theme based activities. No tennis experience needed! Camps are taught with age appropriate Red, Orange, Green and Yellow (ROGY) tennis balls. Ages 5-16 divided by ROGY ball level.


Direct questions about ROGY camps to Sabine Tetzloff.


Date Nights

Drop your children off at Kids Club or the Neighborhood for a Date Night. We will have a special craft, movie, and snacks. Because you may sign up kids ages 5-6 for either Kids Club or Neighborhood Date Night, you must make the decision at the time of sign up. The night of, your child may not switch Date Nights.


Friday, April 5th: Caterpillars Theme 

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Friday, April 13th: Earth Day Theme

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Kids Club: Ages 6 months to 6 years

Neighborhood: Ages 5 years – 13 years


Members $17 | Non-members $25

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