Our Members Have Spoken! PAC is the People’s Choice for 2021!

Sun Prairie’s Best Fitness Center – Madison Peoples Choice Winner 2021

People’s Choice is a representation of community unity. This year the categories, nominations, winners and publication are bigger than ever. had over 9,938 REGISTERED USERS, as many as 3,891 BUSINESSES NOMINATED, and as many as 105,277 TOTAL VOTES cast throughout the whole People’s Choice campaign. Congratulations to the People’s Choice WINNERS and thank you for your devotion, service and love for our great state and Madison.

Thank you!

What accounts for the impact of the People’s Choice Awards? It’s you! These awards give our readers the opportunity to recognize the value of hard work, creativity and perseverance, celebrating those businesses and organizations that consistently exceed our expectations. A People’s Choice Award is not only a well-deserved “thank you” to those who truly care for their customers. It also reinforces the efforts of those who go above and beyond every day, making our region a better place to live, work and play.

Prairie Athletic Club would like to thank our members, readers of the Wisconsin State Journal and who took the time to thoughtfully complete the ballot, we work hard to show our love to our members and it’s amazing to get such high praise in return. Cheers!

A little about Prairie Athletic Club in Sun Prairie, WI

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.

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 with our new 229″ HD Outdoor Jumbo-Tron
  • 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*, Training Zone* 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

If you’re not a member already, here’s a little about our most popular membership.

  • Dolphins Cove & Adventure Lagoon outdoor water park
  • Outdoor adult, family pool and sand volleyball
  • Indoor 6-lane Lap, Warm Water, and Family Pools
  • Full Group Fitness class schedule (over 100 classes per week, five studios)
  • Warm Water classes
  • Aqua Fitness classes
  • All cardio equipment (over 125 pieces with TV’s)
  • Four lines of strength training equipment
  • Large free weight room
  • Six racquetball courts
  • Open use of the soccer facility
  • Six basketball courts for basketball, volleyball, badminton and pickleball
  • Indoor walking/jogging track (1/9 mile)
  • Indoor sprint track (250 ft)
  • Infrared saunas in men’s and women’s locker room (currently not open)
  • Two whirlpools
  • Locker room facilities
  • Membership to Prairie Athletic24-express fitness (Access card fee applies)
  • FREE Onboarding Session included!
  • PACCARE (Ages: walking-11)


  • Tae Kwon Do (ages 6-13) – Intro class required for children without prior experience (fee applies)
  • Aqua Fitness classes (ages 8 & up)
  • Pre-school Junior Gym (weekday mornings)
  • Age 10 & 11 – Additional privileges with parent in building see P.O.P. program details
  • Age 12+ – Full membership privileges including some Group Fitness classes after Teen Tag is complete. (See Group Fitness schedule for classes and times) (Two hour time limit in building)