Donelson Station

Welcome to FiftyForward Donelson Station!

FiftyForward Donelson Station has received both local and national recognition, including the National Council on Aging’s competitive 2004 Photography Award and the Frist Foundation Innovation in Action Award in 2005.

In addition to a very busy class schedule including low impact aerobics, yoga, tai chi and Walk with Ease through the Arthritis Foundation®, FiftyForward Donelson Station has cooperative arrangements with McKendree Village for water aerobics and open swim. We offer an extensive list of health and fitness classes including Zumba and strength training as well as two fitness rooms with cardio and resistance machines.

The Middle Tennessee Gem and Mineral Society offers more than 30 classes quarterly in lapidary arts including silver jewelry, faceting, scrimshaw, basic wire wrapping, cold connections, bead weaving and more at the center. Visit for a full listing.

Traditional activities also are offered at the center including billiards, cards, games and bingo. Special events are plentiful and the center welcomes and hosts many community groups including the Donelson Hermitage Exchange Club and Business Network International. A full service hair salon, Ladies and Gents is also located in the center as well as The Palm Tree Cafe, a restaurant open to the public Monday-Friday, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Call the center for more information, to arrange for a tour or request a copy of the newsletter. Information about classes and events for FiftyForward Donelson is also printed in Forward Focus, available at the center and at area public libraries.

FiftyForward Donelson Station is home to The Larry Keeton Theatre,

The center publishes a monthly newsletter, The Depot.

To view the facilities at FiftyForward Donelson Station,  click HERE.


Angela Bryan Center Director

Angela Bryan, Center Director








Lisa Maddox
Program Director







Lisa Maddox
, Program Director


Jamie London

Jamie London, Administrator Larry Keeton Theatre







Jamie London, Administrator
The Larry Keeton Theatre

Hours of operation:

Monday – Thursday, &:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday, 7: 30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

108 Donelson Pike
Nashville, TN 37214

Phone (615) 883-8375
Fax (615) 883-6326

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