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Welcome to the Eastlakes U3A website

We are based on the eastern side of Lake Macquarie and generally cover the area from Charlestown in the North to Swansea in the South and from Belmont to Warners Bay East to West.

The menu on the left will allow you to easily find the information you are looking for whether you are already a member or a potential member looking for an introduction to our U3A community.

The $45 annual membership allows you to do as many classes as your time and interests allow at no extra cost – apart from some materials. This means that for $45 per year, you could potentially be attending classes all day, every day!

Whilst U3A stands for University of the Third Age, there are no tests or marks. At this time of our lives, this organisation is purely for social, physical and mental well being. So, if you’re retired or semi-retired, have some time up your sleeves and are looking at what to do with yourself, look no further.  There’s plenty here to interest you.

If you have a special topic that interests you and it’s not already being offered, maybe you’d like to consider being a Leader.

Anyway, browse through our website and I’m sure there’s something here that will interest you. If you like what you see, spread it around your friends. We’re not a secret society! 

2015 – Next Year’s Programme is filling up fast

On the Programme Page on the left hand menu you will be able to find a link to open the new 2015 Programme and on the Membership Page there is the latest copy of the Membership Form. This has the word “waitlist” alongside classes which are already full.  However don’t let this put you off ticking such a class as we often get members changing their minds and we keep waiting lists in the order we received requests.

To join Eastlakes U3A for 2015 you will need to print this membership/enrolment form which can be accessed by clicking on the link on the Membership Page on the left hand side menu. It must be printed (as it is not an on-line form) and then sent to the Secretary Eastlakes U3A,  P.O. Box 455, Belmont 2280. Payment options are on the last page of this form.

In 2015 we have added a whole host of new courses which we hope you will find useful, informative or just plain fun.

New Aqua Class added already

Due to the popularity of the Aqua Classes at Valentine Pool we have had to add another class on Wednesdays.  Check out the programme and class 316 for details but be quick as we have already offered this class to all those on the Aqua waiting lists.