Contact and Info.

Opportunities in Retirement is an organisation for the over 50’s who are currently retired or semi-retired from the workplace. Annual membership of OiR is £18 per person. This allows entry to groups of your choosing, depending, in some cases, waiting list availability.
For further information regarding times, venues and group leaders, please view the Groups-Outdoor and Groups-Indoor tabs on the HOME page.

A 2022 membership application form can be downloaded from this link “Application form

A reduced membership fee of £10 applies for the remainder of this year.

Calendar of Activities

GDPR – Privacy Policy

Opportunities in Retirement Ayr (OiR Ayr) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy, and this policy sets out why we collect personal information, how we use it, how we keep it secure and the conditions under which we may disclose it to others.

From time to time we may change this Policy and this page will be amended accordingly.

Any questions regarding this Policy and our privacy practices should be sent by email or by writing to

OiR Ayr,
61 Main Street,
South Ayrshire
Telephone: 01292 260086

(Office hours:  Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 10am until 2pm)


“Opportunities in Retirement Ayr”, is a Registered Charity No. SC005639. Our aim is to provide opportunities for any person over 50 years of age to become a member and advance their education, improve their health, and enjoy increased recreational opportunities.

The information which we hold is that which you supply on your application form. We collect your name, address, telephone, and email address if you have one.

We use your information to manage your membership and to send you communications, such as details of talks and events.

We review our retention periods for personal information every two years. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations (for example the collection of Gift Aid requires we retain your signed agreement for six years). We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.

We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purpose.

Should you wish us to erase your contact details, just let us know. However, unless otherwise asked, we do retain this information for statistical purposes, even if membership ceases, as it is valuable for us to know how many past members rejoin OiR Ayr, and the date of their previous membership.

Security: We take precautions to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information.

When you give us personal information, it is stored on a database on a computer which is password-protected, and additional hardcopies are kept in a safe location.

Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations.

The accuracy of our information is important to us. If you change email address, or any other contact details, please let us know.

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information OiR Ayr holds about you, without cost.

Review of this Policy
This policy is kept under regular review. This Policy was last updated in September 2018.

We are fortunate to have an extremely healthy membership.  Our office is staffed by our Office Manager and member volunteers.  Please visit, call or email us:

OiR Ayr, 61 Main Street, AYR  KA8 8BU  South Ayrshire
Telephone: 01292 260086
Scottish Charity Number: SC005639

Email: or use the contact form below.

Office hours:  Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 10am until 2pm

If you would like an article published in the OiR Outlook (formerly The Newsletter) magazine, please email Stephen at The Outlook is published twice yearly in July and December.

2021 accounts sent to OSCR to view or download

2020 accounts sent to OSCR to view or download

OiR Ayr constitiution to view or download

Thinking of starting your own activity group?

You don’t need to look for premises, we’ll do that for you.
You don’t need a constitution, the OiR constitution covers you.
You don’t need to open a bank account, the OiR has one.
You don’t need public liability insurance, the OiR has that in place.
You don’t need a web site, The OiR can create a page for you on the OiR web site.

All you need to provide is a good idea for an activity, along with a few enthusiasts, and we’ll do the rest.

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