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50+ Weekly Groups

We have a range of weekly activities to keep healthy and active every week.  For further information call the Fifty Plus team on 01707 645005.

 

Art

A social art group, led by a volunteer tutor. Watercolours are predominantly used. Customers work on their own projects and have the advantage of calling on the art tutor for individual tuition, if required. This is an extremely popular group, so please call the Fifty Plus team before attending.

 Requirements:

  • Painting pad
  • Paint box
  • Brushes
  • Pencil and rubber

Venue:

Maxwell Community Centre, Borehamwood:  Tuesdays 2.00pm to 4.00pm

Last session 2017: 12 December    First session 2018: 9 January  

Price: £3.50

 

 

Badminton

Come and play badminton. Come alone or bring a friend or partner.  Equipment is provided.

Contact the venue for details.

Venue:

Furzefield Leisure Centre, Potters Bar (01707 850500):  Wednesdays 12noon to 2.00pm

No session on 20 December 2017

Price: £3.50

 

 

Bowls : Indoor

We have 50 mats in all the halls. In all cases please wear flat soled shoes. Woods are available for use at our groups free of charge. A maximum of 8 people per rink.

Venues:

Maxwell Community Centre Hall, Borehamwood: Mondays 10.00am to 12noon  Price: £4.00

Last session 2017: 11 December   First session 2018:  8 January

Bushey Grove Leisure Centre (01923 470140):  Mondays 1.30pm - 3.30pm (term time only)

Last session 2017:  18 December    First session 2018:  8 January

Elm Court, Mutton Lane, Potters Bar: Tuesdays 1.30pm to 3.30pm  Price: £4.00

Last session 2017:  12 December    First session 2 January

 

COMPLETE BEGINNERS PLEASE CONTACT THE FIFTY PLUS TEAM: 01707 645005 to register your interest

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Venue:

Maxwell Community Centre Borehamwood:  Mondays 2.00pm to 4.00pm

Last session 2017: 11 December    First session 2018:  8 January

Price: £4.00

 

Bridge

Rubber Bridge

Our social group is intended for those who have a basic knowledge of rubber bridge.

Cards, tables and score sheets are provided.

Venues:

Three Ways Community Centre, Borehamwood:  Wednesdays 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Last session 2017: 13 December  First session 2018: 3 January

Elm Court, Mutton Lane, Potters Bar:  Fridays 10.00am to 12noon

Last session 2017:  15 December   First session 2018:  5 January

Price: £3.50

Bridge - For the Complete Beginner

Keen to learn bridge, then please contact the Fifty Plus team on 01707 645005 to register your interest.

Chair Based Exercises

This is a gentle chair based exercise to enhance mobility and strength. It will complement any previous physiotherapy and is suitable for those who struggle with other exercise classes.

Venues:

The Bushey Centre: Mondays 12noon to 12.45pm

Last session 2017:  18 December   First session 2018: 8 January

No sessions:  23 October, 5 February, 12 February

The Bushey Centre:  Thursdays 12.30pm to 1.15pm

Last session 2017: 14 December   First session 2018: 4 January

Wyllyotts Theatre, Potters Bar:  Wednesdays 1.30pm to 2.15pm and 2.30pm to 3.15pm

Last session 2017:  6 December   First session 2018: 3 January

Furzefield Court, Mutton Lane Potters Bar:  Fridays 11.00 to 11.45am

Last session 2017: 15 December   First session 2018:  5 January

Price: £3.50

Falls Prevention (Postural Stability Classes)

Fifteen week courses to help strengthen muscles, improve posture and so prevent falls. An assessment is needed before attending so please call us on 01707 645005. Community transport may also be available.

Venue:

Wyllyotts Theatre, Potters Bar:  Wednesdays 10.00am to 11.00am (Free)

Class Dates : 11 April to 18 July and 22 August to 28 November

Falls Prevention (Advanced Postural Stability Classes)

(You have to complete the 15 week course to be able to attend this advanced class)

Venue:

Wyllyotts Theatre, Potters Bar:  Wednesday 11.30am to 12.30pm

Last session 2017:  6 December   First session 2018: 3 January

Wyllyotts Theatre, Potters Bar:  Thursday 10.30am to 11.30am

Last session 2017:  14 December   First session 2018:  4 January

Price: £4

Keep Fit

All classes deliver a gentle exercise suited to all abilities. All you need is comfortable clothing.

Venues:

Furzefield Leisure Centre, Potters Bar:  Mondays 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Last session 2017: 18 December   First session 2018: 8 January

Furzefield Leisure Centre, Potters Bar:  Wednesdays 10.30am to 11.30am

Last session 2017: 20 December   First session 2018:  3 January

No sessions: 25 October,14 February, 4 April, 11 April

The Venue, Borehamwood:  Tuesdays 10.15am to 11.15am

Last session 2017:                          First session 2018:

Wyllyotts Theatre, Potters Bar:  Tuesdays 1.00pm to 2.00pm

Last session 2017: 19 December    First session 2018: 9 January

Price: £4.50

 

Line Dancing

No partner needed.  This class caters for all abilities.

Venue:

Furzefield Leisure Centre, Potters Bar:  Thursdays 2.30pm to 4.00pm

Last session 2017:  14 December   First session 2018:  4 January

No sessions:  26 October, 15 February, 5 April, 12 April

Price: £4.50

 


 

Musical Keyboard

Tutored classes for beginners and intermediates.  The beginners' class is for those that would like to learn programmed rhythms. You require your own keyboard for all classes.   You willalso require a pen and pencil, headphones and the Kenneth Baker Book 1 - The Keyboard Player.  Please call for more information and to check availability.

Venue:

Allum House, Allum Lane, Elstree:  Mondays 9.45am to 11.45am

Last session 2017:  11 December   First session 2018: 8 January

Price: £5.00

 

Pilates

Ability led Pilates catering for all abilities enabling those who are unable to do floor work to still participate working from chairs.

Venue:

Furzefield Leisure Centre, Potters Bar:  Mondays 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Last session 2017: 18 December  First session 2018: 8 January

Price: £5.00

 


 

Scrabble

Ideal for those who wish to play in a relaxed environment.  All equipment is provided.  No partner required.

Venue:  Wyllyotts Theatre, Potters Bar:  Fridays 10.00am to 12noon

Last session 2017:  22 December   First session 2018:  5 January

Price: £3.50

 


 

Table Tennis

This is very popular and ideal for the more active customer.  Playing for fun, this activity is suitable for all levels of expertise!  Equipment is provided.  Please wear appropriate footwear with grip on the soles. 

Venues:

Elm Court, Mutton Lane, Potters Bar:  Tuesdays 10.00am to 12noon

Last session 2017:  12 December      First session 2018:  2 January

Maxwell Community Centre, Borehamwood:  Wednesdays 10.00am to 12noon

Last session 2017:  13 December     First session 2018: 3 January

Maxwell Community Centre, Borehamwood:  Fridays 10.00am to 12noon

Last session 2017: 15 December    First session 2018 5 January

Price: £3.50

Tai Chi

An ancient form of Chinese exercise which encourages and improves fitness, balance and posture.  All movements are in the standing position.  The class consists of Yang Style 24 Form.  Wear loose comfortable clothing.  Sessions are suitable for beginners and improvers.

Venues:

King Charles the Martyr Hall, Mutton Lane, Potters Bar:  Wednesdays 10.00am to 11.00am

Last session 2017:  13 December   First session 2018: 3 January

No session:  1 November

The Venue, Borehamwood:  Thursdays 3.00pm to 4.00pm

Last session 2017: 14 December   First session 2018:  4 January

No session:  2 November

Price: £7.00

Tap Dancing (Intermediates)

All you need are your tap shoes.  Suitable for those who have some experience.

Venue:

Elm Court, Mutton Lane, Potters Bar:  Thursdays 12noon to 1.15pm

Last session 2017:  14 December     First session 2018:  4 January

No session:  26 October

Price: £4.50

Tap Dancing (Beginners)

All you need are your tap shoes.  Suitable for complete beginners and improvers.

Venue:

Elm Court, Mutton Lane, Potters Bar:  Thursdays 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Last session 2017:  14 December   First session 2018:  4 January

No session:  26 October

Price: £5.00

 



 

Yoga

Hatha Yoga is the balancing of mind, body and breath - it brings about a peaceful mind, strong and supple body and awareness of breathing.  Designed to release tension, it leaves you tranquil and revitalised.  Classes will include relaxation, breathing exercises, meditation and very gentle postures.  Please bring a blanket or non-slip mat and avoid eating a heavy meal before the session.

Venues:

Bushey Centre:  Mondays 10.00am to 11.30am

Last session 2017:   18 December     First session 2018:  8 January 

No sessions:  23 October, 5 February, 12 February            

Price:  £4.50

96 Shenley Road, Borehamwood:  Wednesdays 7.30pm to 9.00pm

Last session 2017:  20 December     First session 2018:  3 January

No sessions:  25 October, 31 January, 7 February, 14 February

Price: £7.00

 


Zumba Gold

Aimed at active older adults (or those new to fitness) with the same music and dance styles as Zumba but with a lower intensity.

Venue:

The Venue, Borehamwood:  Tuesdays 2.30pm to 3.30pm

Last session 2017:  19 December     First session 2018: 2 January

Price: £4.50

 

 


 

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