Zumba

Zumba Tuesdays 10.00 – 11.00am (Starting 14th June) Come along and join this new class. Zumba is fun and keeps you fit at the same time. About the instructor Bryan is a fully qualified Exercise to Music Fitness Instructor, and a fully qualified and registered...

Tai Chi

Tai Chi with Anna Thursdays 10am – 11.30am We have a new Tai Chi class at The Avenue Club which started at the end of March. Research has shown the many benefits to Tai Chi, among them being: reduced stress, improved posture, balance & general mobility, and...

Bridge

If you’ve played Bridge in the past or are a little rusty and want to improve your skills, come along and join Arnold and his Bridge players on a Thursday afternoon. Please get in touch for further information.

Table Tennis

Come along and join our regular table tennis players on a Friday afternoon – it’s great exercise, fun and sociable! We have 2 tables and players take turns to play against each other – there is no teacher. You are required to wear suitable clothing...

Balance, Agility & Mobility

We are delighted that Garry is now running 2 ‘Balance, Agility, Mobility’ classes – Monday and Fridays. Agility improves flexibility and control which in turn will help the body to maintain proper alignment, posture and balance during movement and prevent...

Meditation

Caroline’s Meditation class has proved so popular that it is continuing on Zoom. The aim of the class is to help you release stress, support your wellbeing and make you feel more positive through meditation. From the comfort of your own home, you will relax and...
Art

Art

Linda and her artists are back at The Club. Do give us a call if you would like to join the class. The art group are an eclectic group of people (full of characters!) all at different stages of their artistic journey. The programme covers different media – drawing,...
Strength Training

Strength Training

Stephen has been training members at the Avenue Club for two years and works exclusively with older adults – his clients’ average age is 73, his oldest almost 90! Strength is increasingly seen medically as the most important component to staying active for...
History Lectures

History Lectures

The series for the summer months is “Themes in the history of London” You will explore how developments in the history of London are embodied in changes in language, in cultural practices, in geography, in technology, most of all in the lives of Londoners.  Topics to...
Choir

Choir

Our Choir, run by Ian and Margie, is a friendly and lively group. They sing in harmony and mostly arrangements for three parts: Soprano, Alto and ‘The Men’ (We always need more Men!). Music should always be fun. Concentrate, sing well but above all have fun! Ian has...
Art

Art

Linda has been keeping in touch with her students online, with regular updates and chats about what is going on in the art world, and hopes to be back in the New Year. In the meantime, the art group is getting together at the Club to brush up their skills. Do give us...
Spanish

Spanish

Marietta’s conversational classes are organised around the level of the students, with the primary aim to enjoy communicating in Spanish, when travelling or speaking to friends. They have a lot of fun with topics of conversation, colloquial vocabulary and some...
Yoga with Caroline

Yoga with Caroline

This is a Hatha yoga (general) class of mixed ability where there will be a focus on balancing the body using the breath to gently mobilise, stretch and improve strength and muscle tone.  It will include relaxation time to facilitate the release of tension in the mind...
Yoga with Barbara

Yoga with Barbara

This class is a Hatha yoga class – a floor-based practice suitable for all ages and abilities and is based on breathing exercises, meditation, relaxation, mindfulness and postures to aid the body with these techniques. This helps to balance the body physically...
Walking Group

Walking Group

Our walkers are out and about again, following the current guidelines on social distancing. In general, walks take around three hours and usually include a stop for a snack and comfort break after about one and a half hours.  It is normally possible to leave the walk...
Ukulele

Ukulele

The sessions with Norman are back at The Club . Our ‘Avenukes’ enjoy their jamming sessions, learning new songs and  practising together on Friday afternoons. For further information, please contact the office. About the teacher Norman started playing guitar when he...
Seated Exercises

Seated Exercises

Jacqui is back at The Club on Tuesday afternoons. Exercises on a chair help to maintain mobility and flexibility, strengthening muscles and improving joints. They also help with circulation, balance and stamina. Many say they find the exercises useful for reducing...

Pilates with Garry

Garry’s classes are at the gentler end of the spectrum, suitable for those with some basic to intermediate experience. Comfortable, loose clothing or sportswear should be worn, and participants are required to bring their own equipment – mat, block/cushion and Pilates...
Pilates with Caroline

Pilates with Caroline

Caroline’s classes are at the gentler end of the spectrum, suitable for those with some basic to intermediate experience. Comfortable, loose clothing or sportswear should be worn, and participants are required to bring their own equipment – mat, block, cushion and...
Opera

Opera

This year, Ross’ Opera series have included fascinating lectures on “Operatic Angels & Demons” and  “Operatic Oaths & Orisons” which were very popular with members. He will be taking a break during the Summer but will be back in the Autumn with more...
Mosaic Art

Mosaic Art

Everyone in the group started out as a beginner, joining at different times. New members are always very welcome and will start with a few small mosaics, then join in with the ongoing class project. The projects cover different media – such as glass tesserae or...
Men’s Wellbeing

Men’s Wellbeing

Do feel free to try a session or two to see if it’s for you – it’s very friendly and our men report that they always have fun! The session is interactive, informative and enjoyable. Participation will elevate the quality of your health through the application of...

Line Dancing

Our Line Dancers are back in the swing and thoroughly enjoying the classes. The class is suitable for everyone – come by yourself or with a friend. Meet new people and join our friendly and sociable dance class. BEGINNERS’ CLASS  If you have never tried...
Italian Conversation

Italian Conversation

Our Italian conversation group are pleased to be back on Tuesday afternoons. If you would like to join the group, please contact the Office.