Details of some local groups for the Over 50s that you might find useful. For a more detailed listing from Croydon Online that covers the whole borough click here. If you run a local group and would like to be included here, or if you know of any listed details that have since changed, please contact us.


Coulsdon & District Horticultural Association 
For £3.00 per year you can join the Association, enjoy discounted gardening goods from the store shed in Waddington Avenue and participate in two annual shows. 
For the history of the Horticultural Association, click here.

Ron Reid 
Tel: 020 8406 5264

Coulsdon Floral Arrangement Group 
Demonstrations are held on the first Wednesday of the month at 8.00pm in Cameron Hall. Discounted flower arranging materials and plants can be bought at each meeting. Frequent coach outings to flower festivals and gardens are also arranged. You can pay an annual subscription, or you can pay a set fee per meeting you attend.

Joan Dixon 
Tel: 01737 554645 
Ann Nicholson 
Tel: 020 8656 7388

Line Dancing 
St. John's Church Hall, Marlpit Lane
Sessions are on Mondays between 8.15 pm and 9.15 pm and cost £5.00.
Improvers and beginners are welcome. Country and modern music are featured.

Maureen Cullinane
Tel: 01737 551797

Oasis 50+ Club 
A brand new social club for the over 50s called '50+ Club' on Fridays at 6pm at Oasis Academy Coulsdon in Homefield Road, Old Coulsdon CR5 1ES. Fun, refreshments, catching up with old friends and making new ones will be at the heart of the club. There will also be activities on offer such as badminton, table-tennis, bridge, chess, arts and crafts and board games but they want to hear from you what should be happening at the club.

Tel: 01737 559005

Old Coulsdon Art Society 
Meetings are on Thursday evenings between 7.30 and 9.30 pm during term time at Old Coulsdon Bowling Club Outings and demonstrations take place during the summer holidays.

Judy Edwards
Tel: 020 8763 1764 
April Taylor 
Tel: 01883 371692

Old Coulsdon Bowling Club 
81 Coulsdon Road 
Old Coulsdon, Surrey 

Steve Curtis 
Tel: 01737 551717 or 
Val Sweeting 
Tel: 01883 345798
E-mail: Via website

Old Coulsdon Camera Club 
Coulsdon Methodist Church Hall 
Brighton Road 
Tuesday evenings at 7.45 pm for 8.00 pm

Marion Bull 
Tel: 01737 553500

Old Coulsdon Centre for the Retired 
A centre with a difference in pleasant surroundings - where retired people can drop in for:

  • Morning tea or coffee

  • Lunch or lunchtime snack

  • Afternoon tea or coffee

Refreshments are served between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm Monday to Friday.

Iris Holah 
Tel: 01737 554386 

Step Tone and Fun Fitness & Social Club 
Parson's Pightle (just past Lacey Green shops on the opposite side of the road) 
Tap and line dancing classes, fitness classes for all levels - men and women aged 40+, 50+, 60+ and even seated, plus Pilates and ChiBall. Crèche also available. Monday to Thursday mornings and afternoons, plus Saturday mornings.

Delys Potter 
Tel: 01342 892155

Trefoil Guild 
The Guild meet on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7.30 pm in the Guide Hut (behind Tudor Parade shops).

Sandra Ash
Tel: 01883 349633