Welcome to FiftyForward Knowles!

accredited by the National Institute of Senior Centers

FiftyForward Knowles Choraleers

FiftyForward Knowles Center was the first FiftyForward center established in 1956.  From that single entity, the agency now operates seven centers in Middle Tennessee.

In 2002-03 through a special property arrangement with Metro Nashville and the Tennessee State Fair board, FiftyForward constructed and moved into our beautiful new building on the Fairgrounds:  the Patricia Hart Building. With administrative and program headquarters occupying the second floor, FiftyForward Knowles uses the ground floor space for classes, activities and events.

The center bustles with a variety of programs and classes.  Among the most popular are yoga, tai chi, day trips, SilverSneakers® Fitness Program, knitting, crocheting and Choraleers (choral singing).

Information about classes and activities are available in our quarterly publication, Forward Focus, available at the center and at area libraries. FiftyForward Knowles can also be found on Facebook.

Mailing Address:
174 Rains Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone; (615) 743-3400

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday,  8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Kim Anderson, FiftyForward Knowles Center Director
(615) 743-3488


Reghan Thompson, Program Director
(615) 743-3487


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