Recreation Center

Recreation and Athletics Center
569 Pioneer Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-4REC (4732)
fax: (248) 370-4889


Contact us for more info: 

Erin Davidson
Fitness and Programs Coordinator 
(248) 370-4911

Becky Lewis
(248) 370-4910


Fitness 101
Fitness 101 is an interactive educational series lead by personal trainers for students that want to learn in depth knowledge to reach their personal fitness goals. Participants will learn the fundamental principles of fitness and weight lifting and how to practically apply them to attain personal aspirations. The series includes four sessions, two beginner and two advanced. Participants must attend both beginner sessions to attend the two advanced sessions. Spots are limited to promote and enhance one on one learning experiences with the trainers.

Limited to the first 12 participants. Registration deadline is October 15th at 5 pm. Click here to register.

Session dates: October 17, October 24, October 31, and November 7

Session Time: 4 - 5:30 p.m.

Location: Recreation Center David E. Herman Room

For questions, please contact Hailey Forbes at

Meet Me at the Barre
Join expert barre instructors Stephanie and Hailey for a dynamic full body barre exercise class. We will have new music and special lighting for this upbeat event. Come for the full body workout, and stay for the mocktails!

No registration necessary.

Friday, October 18 from 12:10 - 1 p.m. in the Recreation Center Studio 919

For questions, please contact Stephanie Willis at
Know Your

Know Your Numbers is a program designed to provide participants with quick fitness assessment “numbers” relating to their health. Quick assessments will be offered for FREE at the Fitness Center within the Rec Center on the following dates. Some of the fitness assessments offered include: Blood Pressure, BMI, Flexibility, Body Composition and Muscular Fitness.

  • Dates Offered:
    • October 14 - Balance
    • October 28 - Vertical Jump
    • November 15 -  Grip Strength
    • November 25 - Flexibility
    • December 9 - Push-Up
  • Time: 12 - 2pm 
  • Location: Recreation Center
Fitness Center

Helps members become familiar with the Fitness Center, exercise equipment, and general fitness principles. Proper use of equipment and education on proper form and muscle groups worked will be discussed based on the participant's needs/goals. Workout clothes & exercise shoes are encouraged.

  • Offered: FREE all day, every day!

Designed for 13-17 year olds who would like to use the Fitness Center, Teens Getting Into Fitness (TGIF) teaches them how to safely and properly use the exercise equipment. Once the TGIF program is complete, the teen will receive a card to bring with them every time they use the Fitness Center. The Fitness Assistant on duty will ask to see their completion card. Parents/guardians must remain in the Fitness Center with the teen during all workouts. Participants must bring current photo with them for TGIF card to be made.

  • Cost: FREE
  • Time: approximately 45-60 minutes
  • Registration: Contact Hailey Forbes at (248) 370-4594