About the PACC

PACC is a multi-use, multi-age, recreational, fitness, and social center featuring numerous amenities.

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The PACC was founded in the mid 1980’s and opened its doors in June of 1989. Today, the PACC is a frequent stop for exercise, recreation, and socializing for many individuals. It also serves as a great facility for those who are visiting the area while on business or vacation.

Activities and opportunities include open swim, seasonal roller skating, swimming lessons, fitness classes, birthday
parties, pick-up basketball, racquetball, pickleball, wally ball, volleyball, lap swim, fitness equipment, and more. In addition many community events are held at PACC including shows, church fairs, tournaments, lock-ins, and more, all of which assist in offsetting the operating expenses.

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The PACC is a 501(c)3 non-profit which qualifies as a charitable organization.
Charitable donations can, individually or in part, fund capital (building) projects and
equipment purchases. They can also assist by providing membership scholarships or day
pass assistance for less fortunate area families to be able to access the PACC and its

The PACC Staff

Betty Murphy, Interim Director

Carly Pederson, Fitness & Wellness Director

Maintenance Director  (position currently open)

Deb Brenk, Front Desk & Membership

Jill Shipman, Aquatics Director

Board of Directors

Tammy Sturdevant (Chair)
Jim Johnson (City Council

Bryan Byrne
David Arvig
Tina Rasmussen
Maggie Fresonke
Marni Moch
Tony Stoll

Building Hours

May 1 thru Sept 30
Monday – Friday 5:30 am – 9 pm, Saturday 8 am – 4 pm, Sunday 12pm – 4pm
Closed Memorial Day, July 4th, and Labor Day
October 1 thru April 30
Monday – Friday 5:30 am – 9 pm, Saturday 8 am – 7 pm, Sunday 12pm – 7 pm
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and Easter Day
Open Christmas Eve 5:30 am – 12pm (if not on a weekend)
Open January 1 from 12:00pm – 4:00 pm



Perham Area Community Center
620 3rd Avenue SE Perham, MN 56573

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Mon- Fri 5:30 am - 9 pm
Saturday 8 am - 4 pm
Sunday 12 noon - 4 pm


© 2017 PACC.  Website by Arvig® Media.

You can purchase a punch card for 6 sessions with our guest yoga instructor, Michel Le Gribble-Dates.  Click here to view her website: https://www.beombrella.com/   

You may purchase the card at the Front Desk for $70, or purchase one time sessions for $14/each.