After closing our centers to in-person activities last March, we are happy to announce we will resume some in-person programming at our centers on Monday, Feb. 1. RSVPs are required for class participation at every center. Contact your preferred location here.
FiftyForward is eager to find ways for our members to connect. As we continue to listen to officials regarding best practices we are also committed to offering older adults safe connections and socialization which are critical to good mental and physical health.
Check out our fun and engaging virtual/online and outdoor programming, too! There’s something for everyone.
Our team is committed to providing essential services and resources (especially food) to older adults in our community. If you know of an older adult in need of assistance, please call our resource line at 615-743-3416. We are here to help.
Nestled in a historic area of Northwest Nashville, FiftyForward Bordeaux opened in May 2007, as our smallest facility in what was previously the Bordeaux Library. This center offers many opportunities for engagement through programs, activities, and services for more than 2,000 older adults annually. FiftyForward Bordeaux serves a diverse community of older adults and offers opportunities for activities for fun, fitness, and fellowship in the community.
The leadership of FiftyForward Bordeaux seeks to ensure that members of this community are engaged in ways that strengthen them physically, socially, and spiritually and improve members’ lives through various programs. These programs include classes in nutritional, dance, fitness, music, drumming, exercise, art projects, day trips around the community and the planting of an annual community garden. FiftyForward Bordeaux is also one of our two centers that offer Metro Services congregate meals which deliver nutritionally sound meals to eligible older adults.
Location Quick Info
3315 John Mallette Drive
Nashville, TN 37218
Hours of Operation:
Center Hours: Monday–Friday.
Center Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Information about classes and activities can be found in the FiftyForward quarterly publication, Forward Focus.
Please call anytime to arrange a tour.
Signature Events & Calendar
Hats off to Bordeaux! is this center’s signature hat party and fashion show. As the center’s most prominent annual event, it celebrates the historic community of Bordeaux and brings together FiftyForward Bordeaux members, community leaders, and local business partners.
FiftyForward Bordeaux Team
Ways To Help
The center’s current volunteer needs include: Gardening, educational instruction (arts, crafts, fitness, genealogy, dance), & recreational games. If you are interested in volunteering at the center, please contact Melvin D. Fowler, Center Director.
Center Wish List
Art supplies, bingo and game prizes, photography supplies (digital cameras, photo paper), room dividers, projector, laptops & more. If you have items to donate, please contact Melvin D. Fowler, Center Director.
For more information on donations and support opportunities, please visit our Invest In FiftyForward page.
At FiftyForward we see and celebrate the differences in every person.
Together, we are creating a responsive community that is open, engaged, and accepting of all.
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