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

Venues:

Maxwell Community Centre, Borehamwood: Mondays 10.00am to 12noon
Maxwell Community Centre, Borehamwood: Mondays 2.00pm to 4.00pm (Beginners)
Elm Court, Mutton Lane, Potters Bar: Tuesdays 1.30pm to 3.30pm
Price: £4.00

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
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
The Bushey Centre: Thursdays 12.30pm to 1.15pm
Wyllyotts Theatre, Potters Bar: Wednesdays 1.30pm to 2.15pm
Furzefield Court, Mutton Lane Potters Bar: Fridays 11.00 to 11.45am
Price: £4.00

Falls Prevention (Beginners 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: To be advised

Falls Prevention (Advanced Postural Stability Classes)

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

Venues:

Wyllyotts Theatre, Potters Bar: Wednesday 11.30am to 12.30pm
Wyllyotts Theatre, Potters Bar: Thursday 10.30am to 11.30am
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
Furzefield Leisure Centre, Potters Bar: Wednesdays 10.30am to 11.30am
The Venue, Borehamwood: Tuesdays 10.15am to 11.15am
Wyllyotts Theatre, Potters Bar: Tuesdays 12.45pm to 1.45pm
Price: £4.50

No sessions: 28 May 2019, 23 July 2019, 25 July 2019, 29 October 2019, 31 October 2019, 18 February 2020, 20 February 2020.

Line Dancing

No partner needed. This class caters for all abilities.

Venue: Furzefield Leisure Centre, Potters Bar: Thursdays 2.30pm to 4.00pm
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
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
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
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 12noo
Maxwell Community Centre, Borehamwood: Fridays 10.00am to 12noon
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: 29 May 2019, 7, 14, 21, 28 August 2019

The Venue, Borehamwood: Thursdays 3.00pm to 4.00pm

No session:  23 July 2019, 25 July 2019, 29 October 2019, 31 October 2019, 18 February 2020, 20 February 2020.

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
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
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
Price: £5.00

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