KeepActive : Activities, social groups, clubs and organisations for seniors and older people in Fortrose in Scotland
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The list which follows shows the name, venue and contact details for 8 activities in Fortrose which will be of interest to older folk in the area. Other areas can be selected from the list on the left hand side of the page.

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.


Fortrose : Chanonry Sailing Club, Chanonry Sailing Club Click for contact details
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Chanonry Sailing Club welcomes sailors of all ages, offering social sailing, dinghy racing, dinghy training and coaching opportunities.

The Club has some dinghies available for the use of Club members who do not have their own boats.

We have trot moorings for Club members with cruisers and access to Fortrose harbour.

Recently the Club has built a St Ayles coastal rowing skiff and an enthusiastic group takes part in rowing activities both at home and away. A second skiff is planned.

Check our website for much more useful information about the Club and we also welcome enquiries.

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Cost
   The Club website has details of membership costs.

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Fortrose : Fortrose Community Rowing, Chanonry Sailing Club Click for contact details
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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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Fortrose : Fortrose Library Afternoon Reading Group, Fortrose Community Library Click for contact details
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We read a different book each month and meet to discuss it.

Books are provided free by the library service.

Meeting Times
   Wednesday : 1400 to 1500 Monthly

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   Meets on the first Wednesday of each month
Cost
   Free

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Fortrose : Fortrose Library Evening Reading Group, Fortrose Community Library Click for contact details
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Love books and reading? Why not join our friendly group, and discover some new authors?

Meeting Times
   Wednesday : 1900 to 1955 Monthly

Cost
   Not known

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Fortrose : Getting to Know Your Techno, Fortrose Community Library Click for contact details
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Come along and learn, with pupils from Fortrose Academy, about making the best use of computers, mobile phones, digital cameras, Ipads and e readers.

The course is arranged around your questions.

Tea, coffee and biscuits are available at each session.

Meeting Times
   Wednesday : 1000 to 1125

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   Wednesday mornings during school term time from late August until early June
Cost
   Not known

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Fortrose : Black Isle Writers Group, The Black Isle Leisure Centre Click for contact details
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A forum where people interested in creative writing can meet up, exchange ideas and ask for constructive feedback on their work.

The meetings are led by members themselves, or by an invited speaker. Membership is open to everyone all that is needed is an enthusiasm for creative writing and a lively curiosity.

We are currently twenty in number, but always welcome new members - or visiting ones!

There is an annual fee of twenty pounds.

Whether you write or just think about writing, you will get a friendly welcome here.

Meeting Times
   Wednesday : 1400 to 1600 Fortnightly

Note
   Meetings from September to April
Cost
   Not known

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Fortrose : Over 50's Dance Class, The Black Isle Leisure Centre Click for contact details
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A dance class for fun, fitness and flexibility.

Music from Bach to the Beatles. Learn simple routines inspired by many different dance styles e.g. contemporary, modern, jive, Charleston and ballet. The class also includes and warm up to begin and circle dances to end.

For both men and woman, of reasonable mobility, age 50+

Meeting Times
   Monday : 1000 to 1100

Cost
   5.00 per session - first class is free.

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Fortrose : Walking Football, The Black Isle Leisure Centre Click for contact details
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A slower paced version of the beautiful game.

Enables older people to return to a sport they once loved or try out a new activity which suits their fitness level.

Come along to find out more and have a go!

Meeting Times
   Monday : 1100 to 1200

Cost
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