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Opportunities in Retirement

The aim of the association is to harness the wealth of knowledge in the 50+ age group of retired people and to pass this knowledge to others through activity and interest groups.

Our current programme runs until April 2016 in Portland Church Hall, 2pm. Membership Fee of £10 includes all activities except Lawn Tennis, Swimming, Gardening and Badminton.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY - O.I.R. Troon does not assess the fitness of its members to participate in any of its various activities. The decision of your fitness lies with yourself in conjunction with any medical advice that you might wish to take. It is your responsibility to ensure your personal safety and the security of your belongings. Enjoyable Activities to exercise your mind and body:

ART This group work on drawing, sketching and painting in water colours, oils and acrylics. They meet every Wednesday morning at 9.45am in the Committee Room at Portland Church. Heather McMinigal
01292 849224
KEEP FIT (Mixed). Work out within your own capabilities under the guidance of an experienced instructor. Meet every Wednesday afternoon at 3.30pm - 4.30pm in the large hall at Portland Church. Margaret Robertson
01292 311440
LAWN TENNIS This group is affiliated to Troon lawn tennis Club. Meet every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9.45am all year round. Ray Owens
01292 316339
SHORT TENNIS Short tennis is a reasonably active indoor game played with a soft sponge ball, generally in foursomes because there is only one court. Players meet every Thursday morning at 9.45am in Portland Church Hall. Myra Robertson 07825 183301
TABLE TENNIS Three tables are available for this reasonably active game. Players meet at 1.45pm - 4pm every Tuesday afternoon and Thursday at 9.45am in Portland Church Hall. Owen Hollywood 01292 317199
SCRABBLE This group meets on Thursdays at 9.45am in the committee room of Portland Church. Helen Gouck
01292 317968
SHORT WALKS Leaves from the Walker Hall car park at 10am every Wednesday all year round. Anne Melrose
01292 316650
LONGER WALKS Leaves from the Walker Hall car park at 9.30am every Tuesday from September to May. Colin Harris
01292 313079
BADMINTON Muirhead Activity Centre 10.30 to 11.30 every Friday September - May. Racquets available, court fee payable. Ronnie Steele
01292 861816
SWIMMING Troon Pool is reserved for senior swimmers Monday 11.45am to 12.30pm and Friday 9am to 9.45am all year round with a reduced admission charge. Times vary during school holidays.  Colin Harris
01292 313079

New members please contact the appropriate activity leader before attending for the first time.

Programme until April 2016. Meetings are held at 2pm in Portland Church Hall
A £1 admission charge will be made which will include tea or coffee and biscuits:

13 January Camping in East Africa Sandy McIntosh
10 February Best of Laughter Lines Ronnie Russell
9 March Pilates in Retirement Suzanna Edwards
13 April AGM All Members

OIR Troon Committee:

Honorary President Raymond Howes - 01292 311625
Chairman Peter Clark - 01292 221301
Vice Chairman Vacancy
Treasurer Florence McGlasson - 01292 314338
Secretary Elizabeth Fisher - 01292 315465
Membership Secretary Susan Deeming - 01292 220725
Programme Secretary Elizabeth Fisher - 01292 315465
Social Convenor Vacancy
Tea Convenor Moira Stone - 01292 319465
Activities Representatives Anne MacGibbon - 01292 318906
Membership Representative Maureen Burns - 01292 315316

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