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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

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

First Session on 10 October as Sports Hall undergoing refurbishment

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.

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

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Venues:

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

Maxwell Community Centre, Borehamwood:  Mondays 2.00pm to 4.00pm (Beginners)

No sessions:  

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

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:

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

No session:  

Maxwell Community Centre Borehamwood:  Fridays 10am to 12noon

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.

BRIDGE INSTRUCTOR NEEDED:  Interested?  Please contact the Fifty Plus Team on 01707 645005

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

No session:  29 October, 24, 31 December

The Bushey Centre:  Thursdays 12.30pm to 1.15pm 

No session: 25 October

Wyllyotts Theatre, Potters Bar:  Wednesdays 1.30pm to 2.15pm

No session:  

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

No session:  

Price: £3.50   (£4.00 from 1st April 2018)

Falls Prevention (Postural Stability Classes)

Fifteen week course 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 : 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

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

No sessions:   25 October

Price: £4.00

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

No sessions:  24, 31 December

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

No sessions:  31 October

The Venue, Borehamwood:  Tuesdays 10.15am to 11.15am

No sessions:   30 October

Wyllyotts Theatre, Potters Bar:  Tuesdays 12.45pm to 1.45pm

No sessions:  30 October

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

No sessions:  18 October

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 will also 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

No sessions:  24, 31 December

Price: £6.00

 

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

No sessions:  24, 31 December

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

No session:  

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

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

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

No session:  21 December

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

No sessions:   31 October, 26 December, 2 January, 20 February, 17 & 24 April, 29 May, 7, 14, 21, 28 August

The Venue, Borehamwood:  Thursdays 3.00pm to 4.00pm

No session:  1 November, 27 December, 3 January, 21 February, 18 & 25 April, 30 May, 8, 15, 22, 29 August

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

No session:  

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

No session: 

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 

No sessions:  29 October, 24, 31 December            

Price:  £5.00

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

No sessions:  31 October

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

Price: £4.50