KeepActive : Recent additions and updates to the directory of activities for older folk in and around Inverness
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The list on this page of the KeepActive directory shows the latest six updates and additions.

Each entry in the list will offer information regarding meeting days and times plus a number of choices whereby you can be transferred to the website of an organisation, send an email or text message to the organiser, view the location on a map or find a contact number to call.

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Inverness : Highland Table Tennis Club, Inverness High School
Added 05/10/2018
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(1 of 6)
All abilities welcome - experienced and beginners.

Meeting Times
   Tuesday : 1700 to 1800

Note
   Term times only
Cost
   4.00 per session

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Ardersier : Monthly Blether about Local History, Old School
Added 21/09/2018
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A monthly meet up to look after the archives and discuss the heritage of the area including researching the area during WW1 the place names of Petty and Ardersier (and their stories)

All welcome and tea and cake provided!

Meeting Times
   Thursday : 1900 to 2100 Monthly

Note
   Meets first Thursday of the month.
Cost
   Not known

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Drumnadrochit : Art Class, Glenurquhart Public Hall - (Blairbeg Hall)
Added 19/09/2018
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An art class in the Village Hall which is open to all levels.

New members always welcome

Meeting Times
   Thursday : 1030 to 1230

Cost
   Initial cost is 30 which includes hall fee and first lesson.
   
   10 per lesson thereafter

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Inverness : Inverness Canoe Club, Inverness Aquadome
Added 13/06/2018
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Inverness Canoe Club was formed in 1996 and now has over 250 members paddling at all levels - from beginners to the very experienced. We are active in most recreational areas of paddlesport including sea, white water and open canoe and we hope you will find a place in the club that will suit your particular interests.

Pool sessions are held on Friday nights during the winter months in the Inverness Aquadome. An introductory course, run in the spring, allows beginners to gain confidence in the pool, before progressing outside onto the Caledonian Canal at the Muirtown Basin and then onto the river and the sea.

A wide range of canoes and kayaks available for hire to members and a number of qualified coaches cover all paddling disciplines.

Meeting Times
   Wednesday : 1900 to 2100
   Friday : 1900 to 2100

Note
   Wednesday nights between May and September
   Friday nights during the winter months in the Inverness Aquadome
Cost
   Student/Unwaged/Retired Membership (Age 65+): 10 per year

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Inverness : Inverness Orienteering Club, Various locations within 50 miles of Inverness
Added 22/05/2018
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Inverness Orienteering Club is the local club for the sport of orienteering in the Inverness area and much of highland Scotland. Orienteering clubs are mostly known by their abbreviations so we are mostly known as INVOC.

INVOC holds a range of orienteering events and activities each year, and members participate in orienteering events large and small both locally and further afield.

We also put on coaching activities and some social gatherings, and have club teams taking part in various team competitions.

Meeting Times
   Wednesday : 1000 to 1400
   Saturday : 1000 to 1400
   Sunday : 1000 to 1400

Note
   Please see Invoc's website for events calendar and exact times.
Cost
   Senior 13.00 or 23.00 (British)

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Fortrose : Fortrose Community Rowing, Chanonry Sailing Club
Added 22/05/2018
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The club has an active coastal rowing group. We regularly row our club built St Ayles skiffs, Chanonry Maid and Silver Darling, from the clubhouse at Fortrose Harbour. We also attend regattas and a variety of social rowing occasions.

With four oars and a Cox there are great opportunities for all ages to keep fit and active all year round.

We welcome rowers of all ages from all over the Highlands. You don't need to be super fit or able to get out on the water with us. Most of our activity is social rowing at a pace and level to suit those going out.

Meeting Times
   Monday : 1000 to 1200
   Wednesday : 1000 to 1200
   Sunday : 1400 to 1500

Note
   Also Wednesdays 18:45 to 20:00
Cost
   37 per year for adults and 28 for seniors.
   
   There are no session charges

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Inverness : Inverness Football Memories / WAGS: Carer's Group, Dementia Resource Centre
Updated 13/01/2019
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The Football Memories is a reminiscence group for those with memory problems. Join us and share your favourite football memories as a player or a fan. A pie and Bovril at half time!

WAGs: Carer's Group runs at the same time within the same venue.

*Please Note

Football Memories does have a waiting list so please contact Kenny Wright for further information.

Meeting Times
   Tuesday : 1400 to 1530 Monthly

Note
   First Tuesday of month.
   
   
Cost
   1 per person

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Dingwall : Sports Memories, The Global Energy Stadium
Updated 13/01/2019
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We welcome men and women with dementia who have an interest in football as a player, fan, referee or manager.

We use photographs and memorabilia to share memories and encourage conversations in a friendly, supportive setting. We serve pies and Bovril at half time.

This is a group for people who are able to attend safely on their own or who are accompanied by someone to support them.

Meeting Times
   Wednesday : 1400 to 1530 Monthly

Note
   Last Wednesday of the month running from March till September
Cost
   Not known

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Inverness : Blazin' Needles, Merkinch Community Centre
Updated 27/12/2018
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A very friendly textile group for anyone who enjoys or would like to learn knitting, crochet, stitching, embroidery and any other textile based crafts.

This group also looks at ways that taking part in craft making can help to maintain good physical and mental health.

New starts welcome anytime.

Meeting Times
   Tuesday : 1300 to 1530

Cost
   Not known

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Inverness : The Crafting Crowd, Merkinch Community Centre
Updated 27/12/2018
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This is a drop in group with no tutor.

If you like to craft but would also like some company and occasional help then this could be the session for you.

Participants working in a wide range of crafts, from card making to glass painting, from decoupage to felting enjoy working in this supportive group environment.

Meeting Times
   Monday : 1000 to 1200

Cost
   Not known

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Inverness : Pol-Uk Creative Writers, Merkinch Community Centre
Updated 27/12/2018
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A creative writing class for adults interested in sharing their ideas and writing with other adults.

Pol-Uk is led by Joanna Napiorkowska who is a native Polish speaker and also fluent in English.

Adults with different language backgrounds are welcome to attend. New starts are welcome anytime.

Meeting Times
   Monday : 1900 to 2100

Cost
   Not known

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Invergarry : Senior Badminton, Glengarry Hall
Updated 27/12/2018
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(6 of 6)
Badminton arranged on demand depending on numbers interested.

Enquiries welcome .

Open to all ages

Meeting Times
   Wednesday : 1900 to 2100

Cost
   Not known

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