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All FiftyForward centers have resumed in-person activities (following CDC protocols).

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. All FiftyForward centers are open for in-person programming, please note masks are required for all indoor activities. Check out our fun and engaging virtual/online and outdoor programming, too! There’s something for everyone. Contact your preferred location here.

In addition to a very busy class schedule including low impact aerobics, yoga, and Tai Chi, 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.

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.

Location Quick Info

FiftyForward Donelson Station
108 Donelson Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
Phone Number:

Center Hours: Monday–Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.


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. Ladies and Gents, a full-service hair salon,  is also located in the center as well as The Donelson Cafe, a restaurant, which is open to the public Monday-Friday from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. for breakfast and lunch/

Class Activities & Clubs

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FiftyForward Donelson Station Team

Lisa Maddox Center Director, FiftyForward Donelson Station
Kelly Lavely Office Manager/Volunteer Coordinator, FiftyForward Donelson Station

The Donelson Advisory Council meets at 11:30 AM the fourth Thursday of each month.
All are welcome to attend.

Ways To Help


FiftyForward Donelson Station offers a wide variety of activities and projects that appeal to members and community volunteers. To inquire about where your talents, interests, and resources can be best utilized, please contact Lisa Maddox, FiftyForward Donelson Station Center Director at

Center Wish List

Bingo prizes, gently used household items to sell in the Bargain Basement (no clothing or electronics), and dumbbells (4 lbs., 5 lbs., 8 lbs., 10 lbs.)

For more information on donations and support opportunities, please visit our Invest In FiftyForward page.