Welcome to FiftyForward Donelson Station!
accredited by the National Institute of Senior Centers
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 and the Sheraton for water aerobics. We offer an extensive list of health and fitness classes including Zumba and strength training.
The Nashville Rock and Mineral Gem Society offers more than 25 classes in lapidary arts including silver jewelry, faceting, scrimshaw, basic wire wrapping, cold connections, bead weaving and more.
Traditional activities also are offered at the center including pool, cards, games and bingo. Special events are plentiful and the center welcomes and hosts many community groups including Toastmasters, the Donelson Hermitage Exchange Club, Women in Business, the Nashville Photography Club, and the Nashville Psychic Meet up Group. 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. – 1:30 p.m. and the Green Room Coffee Shop, open Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. -5 p.m., Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 5 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, www.thelarrykeetontheatre.org.
The center publishes a monthly newsletter, The Depot.
Fran Mazzaferro, Interim Center Director
Lisa Maddox, Program Director
Hours of operation:
Monday – Friday, 8a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
108 Donelson Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
Phone (615) 883-8375
Fax (615) 883-6326