About Us

Prairie Athletic Club is the largest health club in Wisconsin. We offer a healthy, enjoyable environment allowing our members to achieve their fitness and recreational goals. Our staff is dedicated to anticipate and respond to the needs of each and every member.

Club amenities in over 250,000 sq. ft. of fitness and recreation:

  • Hot Yoga*
  • Award winning Dolphins Cove outdoor water park featuring Adventure Lagoon
  • Outdoor family and adult pools
  • More than 125 pieces of cardio equipment with TVs
  • Large free-weight room
  • Four lines strength training equipment
  • Saunas in men's and women’s locker room
  • CrossFit Vultus*
  • 5 group fitness studios including TRX* & over 100 weekly group fitness classes
  • Personal training-Bootcamp*, Fit Club* and more
  • PACCARE childcare
  • Licensed After School Program*
  • Athlete training facility*
  • Elite Sports Performance (ESP)*
  • Indoor six-lane deep water lap pool and classes
  • Indoor 90° warm water pool and classes
  • Indoor zero depth family pool
  • Three whirlpools
  • Six racquetball courts
  • Six basketball courts
  • Indoor track and sprint track (250 ft)
  • Indoor soccer field

*Additional class fee required

Facility Hours

Front Desk Hours

Monday-Thursday: 4:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday:  4:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday:  6:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sunday:  6:00 am - 10:30 pm

Back Desk Hours

Monday-Thursday: 5:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday:  5:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday:  6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sunday:  7:00 am - 9:30 pm

Holiday Hours

Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thanksgiving:  7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Easter & Christmas Day: Closed


Thanks for your interest in employment here at Prairie Athletic Club. We are pleased that you are considering joining our team.

PAC has been in business since 1976. We are locally owned and operated. Depending on the season, Prairie Athletic Club employs between 280-330 people. The majority of our positions are part-time. The following is a list of current openings at Prairie Athletic Club.

Current Openings

After School Care Teacher

Do you love kids? We are currently looking for an After School Lead Teacher who is energetic, safety conscious and passionate about working with children. Applicants must have school diploma or equivalent and the ability to meet the state/accreditation requirements for education and experience.

Aqua Fitness Instructor

We are looking for energetic and outgoing instructors to teach Aqua Fitness programs to our members. Instructors are responsible for creating a fun, inclusive, organized, and dynamic class while ensuring the safety of participants at all times. The instructor should have experience in teaching both high intensity and low impact classes and in shallow, deep and warm water settings.

Barre Instructors

We are currently seeking a strong and passionate, certified Barre Instructor with availability to teach popular weekend classes, sub throughout the week, and possibly teach workshops. Applicant must be a team player, have a positive attitude and have weekend availability. Seeking applicants who are committed to helping our members and guests nurture their mind, body and spirit. Competitive wages and membership benefits included. Apply today!

Lifeguards & Swim Instructors

Prairie Athletic Club is now hiring certified lifeguards for YEAR-ROUND employment, as well as, swim instructors available for early morning, mid-day, evening and weekend shifts. A competitive hourly wage and membership benefits are offered. Apply today!

Personal Trainer

We are currently seeking passionate, knowledgeable and energetic fitness professionals to join our Personal Training team. If you are a positive and enthusiastic person who enjoys helping people be the best they can be, enjoy motivating others while providing safe and challenging workout and are looking to launch your fitness career within a world class fitness facility then you just might be the right person for us! Applicants must have weekend availability and possibly some weeknights.

Fitness Floor Supervisor

We are currently seeking a motivated and energetic early-riser to join our team as a Fitness Floor Supervisor. This individual would be responsible for the general supervision of our fitness areas - performing checks on entire facility, maintaining cleanliness and functionality of equipment and fitness rooms. Shifts are weekdays from 5:00 to 8:00am. Applicants must have and maintain current Adult CPR and AED certifications. Experience and/or accreditation in health and fitness field recommended.

PAC Care Childcare Provider

Applications are currently being accepted for immediate part time openings in our childcare center. Childcare Providers are responsible for the safety and entertainment of children between the ages of 8 weeks and 13 years. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and have previous experience working with children. We currently have shifts available between 8 a.m.-8 p.m. weekdays. Some weekend availability is required. If you enjoying playing games, singing, coloring and rocking babies, apply today!

Lost Court Bartender

Prairie Athletic Club is currently seeking applicants with dynamic personalities and excellent customer service to fill part time openings in our restaurant/bar. In this role, you will be responsible for preparing food and beverage orders, serving customers in a prompt, courteous manner and accurately operating the cash register. Applicants must be willing and able to get a bartending license through PAC. Evening/Weekend shifts available (5 p.m. - 12 a.m.). Applicants must be at least 21 years old, have a flexible schedule and be available on weekends. Minimum of three shifts per week.

To Apply

Please Click Here for our employment application then email to e.diers@prairieathletic.com.  Applications can also be dropped off at our front desk or mailed to:

Human Resource Director
Prairie Athletic Club
1010 N. Bird St.
Sun Prairie, WI  53590

Please contact our Human Resources Director at e.diers@prairieathletic.com or (608) 834-2609 with any questions.

Reciprocal Locations

Prairie Athletic Club, Harbor Athletic Club and Pinnacle Health and Fitness have joined forces to allow their members access to four locations!

Reciprocal membership procedures:

  • Before taking advantage of this great new feature, you will need to check with your current club to see if your membership has reciprocal use.  Membership upgrade maybe required.
  • Obtain the reciprocal use form.  Fill out the form and have the form stamped by your club for approval.
  • Take that completed, stamped form to each of the participating clubs between 9 a.m.-8 p.m. any day of the week.
  • Each adult will need to sign the form.  Form includes a liability waiver.
  • Please bring your photo id upon first visit.
  • The completed and stamped form must be presented at each club.  For example, Prairie members who want to use both Harbor and Pinnacle locations would have to present the form at both Harbor and Pinnacle.
  • Once registered at one Pinnacle location, the 2nd location will automatically be included.
  • Reciprocal use members will be entered into each club's computer system and a picture will also be taken.

Benefits to having multiple locations:

  • 4 locations: Fitchburg, downtown Madison, Middleton, and Sun Prairie!
  • Reciprocal members can register for programs and receive member rates at all locations!
  • Dolphins Cove is not included in the reciprocal membership for Harbor and Pinnacle members.
  • Harbor and Pinnacle reciprocal members can show their membership card anytime in the summer and receive 1/2 off Dolphins Cove guest fees (not valid with other offers)
  • Dolphins Cove summer memberships also available at discounted rated for Harbor and Pinnacle reciprocal members!

Reciprocal use membership policies:

  • Owners reserve the right to modify reciprocal use program at any time.
  • Members are asked to pay their dues at the club they use the most.
  • Owners reserve the right to transfer memberships between clubs (amenities and rates may vary).
  • Member will be charged $10 per visit for any visits beyond the expiration of their membership with their primary club.
  • Guest passes will be honored by the issuing club only.
  • Towels are available at participating clubs for a charge.
  • Pinnacle is primarily an adult facility and will accept reciprocal member age 13 and older.
  • Children of Pinnacle members are welcome at HAC and PAC however guest fees apply.
  • Childcare may have an additional charge, please check each location.
  • Policies, procedures and club hours may vary by location.

Reciprocal agreement between clubs subject to change without notice.