Why Choose

Wellness at Dow Rummel?

At Dow Rummel Village, we focus on health of the whole person  – intellectual, social, occupational, spiritual, emotional, and physical wellness. Our Wellness program aims to develop multiple dimensions with a primary focus on physical health.

Dow Rummel Village has implemented a strategy that gives people the opportunity to change the way they age. This proven concept includes health club-style amenities and services that preserve and improve our resident’s quality of life. Residents have access to the Wellness Center which include an Aquatic Center, a newly updated Fitness Center, and a private classroom.

In addition to this beautiful wellness facility, we provide guidance to ensure safe and effective protocol for our residents. Our professional staff offer regular assessments and programming to improve critical areas related to resident independence.


  • All Wellness offerings are at no cost to residents & included with outside membership

  • Group Classes: Offerings that meet the needs of our residents & members. We offer 30+ weekly classes ranging from aquatic, land-based strength & balance, and floor exercises.
    • Dow Rummel Wellness offers three difficulty levels to maximize engagement in physical activity and improve flexibility, strength, and balance.
  • Functional Assessment: Residents have the opportunity for Functional Assessments that determine a benchmark while ensuring the proper class meets their needs.
    • Our age-appropriate assessment includes leg strength, arm strength, upper & lower body flexibility, endurance, and static/dynamic balance testing.
  • Personal Programming:  Dow Rummel Wellness professionals can assemble a workout plan for self-directed individuals that fits your schedule.


Group Fitness Classroom

  • Private 960 sq Foot Studio
  • Taraflex Flooring
  • Balance Cushions, Bands, Weights, and More!

Fitness Center

  • TRUE C400 Series Treadmills (2)
  • TRUE C400 Recumbent Bike w/ step thru design
  • TRUE C400 Elliptical
  • NuStep T6 Pro (2)
  • Selectorized Strength Training
  • Free Weights (dumbbells)
  • Vibration Plate

Aquatic Center

  • 8’ x 10’ Warm Therapy Pool
  • 60′ x 30′ Pool Heated to 88 Degrees
    • Largest Retirement Community Pool in SD!
    • Water Walking compatible. Depth ranges of 3’6” – 4’7” that run the length of the pool.

Locker Room

  • Shower Facilities
  • Secure Lockers
  • Changing Areas


Outside Members:

  • Single $35 + tax
  • Couple $55 + tax

Resident Family & DRV Waitlist 

  • Single $25 + tax
  • Couple $45 + tax

Residents & Employees = Free

**$25 Joining fee (includes the key fob) & No Contracts (30-day notice of cancellation)

Frequently Asked Questions


What are your hours?

  • We are open 8 am – 6 pm, seven days per week.

How can I sign up?

  • Please call 605-575-0193 to schedule a tour.

What age do I need to be?

  • Outside memberships are only available for +18 years of age.

What temperature is your pool?

  • 88 degrees

What temperature is your spa?

  • It is 97 degrees; please consult with your physician before using it.


Jona Leo
Director of Wellness

Have a question about Dow Rummel’s Wellness Program? Our goal is to be accessible and keep you informed.